Top 5 Spring Practice Performers

Spring practice will conclude Friday night with the annual Red-White spring game inside Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. While many players have distinguished themselves with their performance on the field this spring, InsideTheVille.com reveals our Top 5 'Spring Practice Performers.'

While it's tough to pick only five players for this list, the players listed below were consistently excellent throughout spring practice. Though Nate Harris, Hunter Cantwell, George Strippling, and Rod Council didn't make our list, each player is quite deserving based on their play the past few weeks.

With that in mind, we present InsideTheVille.com's Top 5 Spring Practice Performers:

# 4 | Pat Carter | QB/WR/PR
The Georgia Tech transfer has made a big impact this spring while playing multiple positions for the Cardinals offense. Carter has split time at quarterback and wide receiver during spring practice, though he'll likely replace Joshua Tinch as Louisville's No. 1 slot receiver next season. A versatile athlete with size and speed, Carter will also return punts.

# 85 | Harry Douglas | Wide Receiver
Harry Douglas had an excellent spring and figures to be the Cardinals go-to receiver next season. He had a huge scrimmage last weekend, and will see a lot of balls thrown his way next fall. Elusive and shifty, Douglas provides a change of pace to the Cardinals tall and rangy receiving corp.

# 79 | Renardo Foster | Offensive Tackle
Since tearing his ACL two years ago, Foster has battled the injury-bug to get back on the field, including back problems that required surgery last year. This spring, however, Foster has returned to his old form, and looks to be a sure-fire NFL prospect next season. Along with Kurt Qurterman, Foster helps form a powerfull duo on the Cardinals' offensive line.

# 94 | Adrian Grady | Defensive Tackle
The 6-2, 295-pound Grady has stepped in admirably for the departed Montavious Stanley at defensive tackle. With Grady, who has emerged as a leader of the defense, the Cardinals shouldn't experience any drop-off up front without Stanley in the lineup.

# 46 | Terrance Butler | Outside Linebacker
Butler won one of the most intense battles this spring with fellow junior Malik Jackson. Though the 6-2, 220-pound Butler opened spring practice practice No. 2 on the depth chart, he clearly out-played Jackson this spring to earn a start in tonight's Red-White spring game. A hard-hitter with good pusuit speed, Butler had 2 TFL's in last weekend's scrimmage.


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