McKinney, who recently received his letter of release from Michigan, was in attendance at Louisville's public scrimmage inside Papa John's Cardinal Stadium Saturday evening.
The 6-foot-2, 280-pound former U.S. Army All-American is expected to officially transfer to Louisville during the coming days.
"I'm coming here," McKinney told InsideTheVille.com.
McKinney will have to sit out one season due to NCAA transfer rules and will have two years of egibility remaining.
Stay tuned to InsideTheVille.com for more on this breaking news.