Bo Williams visiting Louisville?

Bo Williams, a four-star running back from Oakland Park, Florida, has no shortage of college options. The 6'0, 210-pound Williams has already made two official visits and has two others scheduled. Perhaps Louisville's top running back prospect, Williams is considering visiting the Cardinals very soon. Can the Cardinals get Williams on campus?

Louisville is looking to sign a power running back with speed this year. Bo Williams, a 6'0, 210 pound four-star prospect from Northeast HS in Oakland Park, Florida, might be at the top of the Cardinals wish-list.

Williams, who runs a 4.4 forty and is considered by some the top running back in Florida, has rushed for 628 yards and 10 touchdowns on 84 carries this fall, leading Northeast to a 4-1 record.

Williams has no shortage of college options. He has already taken official visits to Nebraska and NC State. He's scheduled two more official visits to Florida State (first week of December) and Pittsburgh (second week of December). That leaves Williams just one more official visit.

Can the Cardinals get Williams on campus?

"It's possible he might visit Louisville next weekend when they play Cincinnati," Northeast coach Adam Ratkevich said.

Louisville assistant Reggie Johnson visited Northeast last week to check up on Williams, and spoke with Ratkevich on the phone Thursday morning about setting up a visit for Williams next weekend.

"I know he's interested in Louisville," Ratkevich said. "I spoke with Louisville's assistant this morning and they'd like to get him up there for a visit for their homecoming game against Cincinnati next weekend."


"I'm going to sit down with him later today to talk about it," Ratkevich said. "Coach Johnson came down to the school last week and I know Bo likes Louisville. Louisville really runs the ball well and their win over Miami was a huge statement game."

West Virginia, UCLA and Florida are also in the mix for Williams' final official visit, according to Ratkevich. Williams, along with teammate Jimmy Maitland, a talented fullback, will make an unofficial visit to Florida this weekend to watch the Gators square off against LSU. According to Ratkevich, that trip could determine whether the star running back makes an official visit back to Gainesville.

"Bo would like to go to school with Jimmy," Ratkevich said. "Bo and Jimmy are really good friends. Bo told me that he won't go to the same school as Jimmy if he doesn't like that school, but if Jimmy goes to one of Bo's top two schools that is where he'll go."

According to Ratkevich, NC State and Pittsburgh want both players. Florida State and Florida are talking seriously about pursuing the duo as a package, while Louisville, at least to this point, has not.

Maitland, however, has a potential problem – academics. "He's probably end up at prep school next year," Ratkevich said.

Stay tuned to InsideTheVille.com for updates on Bo Williams possible visit to Louisville next weekend…


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