Greyshirts enroll at U of L

The Louisville football team has a few new faces on campus this week, as three "greyshirts" have enrolled at U of L. Is four-star wide receiver Josh Chichester one of them? InsideTheVille.com has an update. Football Recruiting Notebook also included.

Three players who signed with Louisville last February have enrolled at U of L this week.

Zach Meagher, a 6-4, 265-pound tight end from Cincinnati, Ryan Kessling, a 6-5, 300-pound offensive lineman from Tallahassee, Hector Hernandez, a 6-5, 280-pound offensive lineman from Naples, Florida, are on campus at U of L and attending classes.

Meagher, a four-star recruit, tore his ACL in the final game of his high school career and opted to "greyshirt," giving him a little extra time to recover from the injury while preserving his redshirt year.

Kessling, a third-team Florida All-State selection in 2005, has gained 25 pounds since signing with the Cardinals last February. Florida State showed late interest in Kessling last year before he signed with Louisville.

Henandez, a quick and athletic lineman, originally committed to South Florida, but changed his mind last winter and signed with Louisville. A second team All-State selection, Hernandez was also one of the top wrestlers in Florida.

Two other players who were expected to enroll at U of L this month, Emanuel Francis and Kareem Crowell of Hargrave Military Academy, will not. Francis and Crowell, both from Tallahassee, signed with Louisville last year.

Josh Chichester, a four-star wide receiver from Harmony Prep in Cincinnati told InsideTheVille.com earlier this week that he would enroll at U of L today. An assistant coach at Harmony could not confirm if Chichester had enrolled at U of L or not Thursday morning.


Saunders has
eliminated U of L
from consideration.

Recruiting Notebook

Weslye Saunders, a four-star tight end from Durham, North Carolina, has eliminated Louisville from his list. Saunders had Louisville in his final three, with North Carolina and South Carolina, prior to Bobby Petrino's departure to the Atlanta Falcons.

"Louisville is pretty much out of the question since [Coach Bobby] Petrino left," Saunders told InsideCarolina.com. "So you can pretty much cancel out Louisville."

Standout Louisville St. Xavier running back Victor Anderson is still considering Louisville, West Virginia, Kentucky and North Carolina. He'll make an official visit to North Carolina this weekend and will make an official visit to Louisville next weekend.

"The coaching moves don't really have a big impact on me," Anderson told Scout.com. "[Bobby Petrino leaving] at Louisville was a little upsetting, but he was going for a lot more money, so I can understand that."


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