Louisville chasing big-time running back

Norcross, Ga. star running back D.J. Adams is a hot prospect. The 5-10, 210-pound Adams currently holds some impressive offers and he's receiving strong interest from Louisville. Are the Cardinals getting close to offering the Georgia standout?

Norcross, Ga. star running back D.J. Adams is a hot prospect. The 5-10, 210-pound Adams currently holds some impressive offers and he's receiving strong interest from Louisville. Are the Cardinals getting close to offering the Georgia stand out?

"Louisville's coach came by the school back when they were able to come and I got acquainted with him," Adams said. "He talked to me about the offer but I haven't talked to him since then because of singing (day) and their spring practice going on."


DJ Adams expects an offer from Louisville
in the next few days.

Last week, Adams received big news from Louisville – that the Cardinals are sending him an official scholarship offer.

"I received a letter saying that they were going to offer," Adams said. "I don't have the actual offer letter but I do have a letter saying that they are going to offer in the next week. I got that letter last week on Thursday. I'll probably get the big package this week."

One of the top running backs in the south, Adams already has offers from Maryland, Boston College, Rutgers, Mississippi State, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Notre Dame. With some impressive offers already on the table, does Adams have any interest in Louisville?

"I do," Adams said. "They get a good amount of TV time so I've seen them on TV. I remember their running back Michael Bush. So I know they like to run the ball. I've heard good things about their academic program. So with them being close that would be a place that I visit. I'm trying to visit everybody that offers."

Adams rushed for 1,462 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior. He's planning to make some visits this spring before attending some camps over the summer.

"I am planning on going up to Rutgers and Boston College," Adams said. "I think an offer is coming from Tennessee by the end of the week. I'll think I'll check them out. I think I'm going to Notre Dame this weekend."

Still early in the recruiting process, Adams isn't ready to narrow down his list or name favorites.

"I'm open to everything," Adams said. "The camps that I do choose will be the schools that I'm really interested in – my Top 5 schools. I'm still trying to narrow that down. I don't really have a Top 5 right now because when a new school offers they kind of move up there. I'm leaving things open and taking everything in."

Adams said he intends to major in journalism and academics will play a big part in his college decision.

"The factors are going to be the coaching staff, the academic programs and graduation rate," Adams said. "I'm not real concerned about the team has done in the past I'm more concerned about how the program is coming up. Location and weather won't be a factor. Mainly it will be just academics and the coaching staff."


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