One day after standout Cincinnati tight end Stephon Ball chose Louisville, Ryan Wallace, a 6'5, 230 pound tight end from Bowling Green, Kentucky, followed suit.
"Louisville is always where I wanted to go," Wallace said. "I've got some friends that go to school there and some friends in my senior class this year that are going there. I think it's the best place for my future."
commit to Louisville this year.
Wallace, who chose Louisville over Colorado, Rutgers and Wake Forest, called the U of L coaches Wednesday morning and informed them he was ready to accept the offer that was extended last week.
"I called them this morning," Wallace said. "I called Coach Nord and he let me talk to Coach Brohm and I just told him I was coming there. Coach Brohm was pretty happy. They think I'm going to be a good player for them."
This season, Wallace caught 48 passes for 669 yards and seven touchdowns. He should fit into Louisville's offensive wide-open offense system.
"That was another big attraction to Louisville is that they use their tight ends a lot," said Wallace. "They do a lot of different things with them."
Wallace had made official visits to Colorado and last weekend visited Rutgers. Wallace said his only other official visit before national signing day will be to Louisville on Jan. 11.
"I'm done taking visits," Wallace said. "I'm just going to take mine to Louisville."