Recruits Catch Louisville's Big Win

Which prospects were on hand in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium Thursday night for fifth-ranked Louisville's, 44-34, win over third-ranked West Virginia? InsideTheVille.com has the scoop.

Louisville probably scored big with recruits Thursday night with their, 44-34, win over West Virginia. Though most of Louisville's top prospects didn't attend the big game, the Cards did host several prospects on unofficial visits.

Some of the more notable prospects on hand:

Chase Dumphord (6'5, 300), a three-star offensive tackle from Paris, Kentucky, made an unofficial visit Thursday night for Louisville's big win over West Virginia. Dumphord holds offers from Kentucky, Louisville and Auburn.

St. Xavier star running back Victor Anderson also made an unofficial visit for the game. Anderson, who has rushed for 1,189 yards this season, was decked out in white hooded sweatshirt and white pants on a night when the Cardinals theme was "Blackout." Was that a telling sign from the West Virginia commit?

Mr. Football front-runner Doug Beaumont was on hand with Male High coach Bob Redman. Beaumont committed to Louisville in September after the Cardinals win over Miami.

Western High standouts Justin Collins and Ronnie Darden were also guests of Louisville Thursday night. Collins is the leading rusher in Jefferson County with 1,442 yards and leads the state with 23 touchdowns. Darden, the second leading rusher in Jefferson County, has rushed for 1,397 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Seneca wide receiver Montrel Williams was on hand. The leading receiver in Jefferson County, the 6'1 Williams has caught 49 passes for 996 yards and 11 touchdowns this season. He averages 110.7 yards receiving per game.

Though InsideTheVille.com didn't spot Virginia commit Chase Minnifield among the many unofficial visitors, the 6'1 cornerback from Lexington was expected to be on hand. Minnifield is the son of former Louisville and Cleveland Brown great Frank Minnifield.

Michael McCammon contributed to this story.


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