Campbell names leader after Louisville visit

Terrance Campbell, a 6-3, 230-pound defensive end from Austell, GA, named a clear favorite after making an official visit to Louisville this weekend. Campbell has an upcoming trip to South Carolina and calls that official visit his "decision-making visit." Did his visit to Louisville move the Cardinals to the top of his list?

Terrance Campbell was excited about his official visit to Louisville this weekend.

When reached at his Austell, Georgia home Sunday night, Campbell talked a mile a minute about his trip to Louisville. He gave the visit and the Cardinals rave reviews.

"It was good," Campbell said. I had a real good visit. I thought it was better than my Arkansas visit. I could see myself playing there for four years. I really like the coaches, and players. The facilities at Louisville are real nice, and everything at Louisville, like the in-door practice facility, is new."

After the visit, Campbell said Louisville is clearly his current favorite.

"It moved them up to the top of my list," said the 6-3, 235-pound defensive end prospect. "It would be accurate to call Louisville my leader after the visit."

Campbell said he's eliminated Arkansas from his list. South Carolina appears to be Louisville's strongest competition for Campbell, but he added, "I still like Baylor and Memphis."

Campbell will visit South Carolina Jan. 13 and called that his "decision-making visit."

"After that visit, I'll know where I want to go," he said. "Louisville and South Carolina are both programs on the rise. I could be the first to help Louisville to a BCS bowl or be the first to get South Carolina to an SEC championship."

Campbell said the Louisville coaches didn't pressure him to commit during his visit.

"They didn't pressure me," said Campbell. "They understand that I want to take my visit to South Carolina. That made me feel real comfortable with their coaches."

Campbell roomed with four-star tackle L.T. Walker, and said both he and Walker gave serious thought to verbally committing to the Cardinals during his visit.

"We both had a good time and thought about committing during the visit," he explained. "I thought about it seriously when we put on those jerseys in the locker room. Those are coaches that you want to play hard for. I also liked watching them practice, that was good. I gave serious thought to committing, but I want to give South Carolina the same chance on my visit."

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