Wolthausen visits Walker before weekend visit

Scout.com four-star defensive tackle L.T. Walker of Wynne (Ark.) High School, who recently received an in-home visit from U of L defensive line coach Kevin Wolthausen, will make his official visit with the Gator Bowl bound program this weekend

While Louisville's fourth-ranked men's basketball team will be attempting to complete just the second football-basketball sweep in the modern series between the Cardinals and the Wildcats on Saturday afternoon in Lexington, Bobby Petrino and his coaching staff will remain in The Ville preparing for the Gator Bowl and hosting a number of top recruiting prospects.

Among the those making official visits this coming weekend is Scout.com four-star defensive tackle L.T. Walker of Wynne (Ark.) High School.

"I'm looking forward to it," Walker told InsideTheVille.com on Wednesday. "I want to see how the coaches are, ask the players what it's like there, see the campus and get a feeling what the atmosphere is like."

The 6-foot-3, 308-pound Walker visited with Ole Miss in mid-November for their final home game of the season, a 40-7 loss to LSU.

"It was nice," he said. "The fans were crazy at the game. I also hung out with some of the players and met with the coaches. It was a pretty good visit."

While Walker won't have a chance to see the Cardinals in a game, he is looking forward to watching the team continue it's preparations for the January 2 Toyota Gator Bowl.

"Being able to watch them practice is even better then watching a game," Walker said. "I can see how the team works together and how they are getting ready for their big game."

A recent in-home visit from a couple members of the U of L coaching staff, including his potential position coach, also scored points with Walker.

"Coach Whitt and Coach Wolthausen have come by," he continued. "Coach Wolthausen came by Sunday and he brought his laptop and was showing me the formations that they use and how I'd fit in with their system. It was good to be able to actually see how they do things there."

In addition to Louisville and Ole Miss, Walker is also strongly considering South Carolina and Tennessee and has planned trips to both in January.

"It's wide open with those schools right now," he said of his four favorites. "I'm taking all of visits first and then I'll try to figure it all out."

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