3-Star QB gets big news from Louisville

Jordan Luallen, a three-star quarterback from Center Grove HS in Greenwood, IN., got some very big news from Louisville offensive coordinator Jeff Brohm Wednesday night. One of the top quarterbacks in the nation, Luallen received a scholarship offer from the Cardinals. What does Scout.com's No. 16 ranked QB prospect think about Louisville?

Jordan Luallen, a three-star quarterback from Center Grove HS in Greenwood, IN., got some very big news from Louisville offensive coordinator Jeff Brohm Wednesday night. One of the top quarterbacks in the nation, Luallen received a scholarship offer from the Cardinals.

Considered one of the top two quarterbacks in Indiana, Luallen is a 6-3, 205-pound athlete with 4.55 forty speed. As a junior, Luallen completed 60 percent of his passes while throwing for 12 touchdowns and zero interceptions. Luallen, whose team employs a run-oriented, Wing-T offense, also rushed for 475 yards and 13 more touchdowns.

After seeing Luallen on video, Brohm, Louisville's offensive coordinator, called Luallen Wednesday night to formally express UofL's interest.

"He told me they really liked what they saw on my film," Luallen said. "They know I don't play in a big-time passing offense. In my offense I throw the ball about 8 or 9 times a game so it's a change up from what they do. He said they like my athleticism and that I can run the ball very well. He said he feels like I have good accuracy and good arm strength and that I'd be OK going into their system.

"He also told me that they only have about 3 or 4 four scholarship offers out to quarterbacks and he said they were only going to take one because they want to make sure that that guy knows that he's their guy for them that year. He told me he was excited and he'd be coming up to see me in a couple weeks and that he looked forward to seeing me."

Luallen has become a hot prospect this spring. He already holds offers from Georgia Tech, Cincinnati, Indiana, Iowa and Stanford. While Luallen hasn't received an official offer from Louisville he sounds intrigued by the possibility.

"It's (UofL's offer) a huge honor because Louisville is a good system for a quarterback," said Luallen. "They've produced some great quarterbacks, most recently Brian Brohm. And Stefan LeFors a couple years ago. They definitely have a rich history of producing quarterbacks."

This spring, Luallen has hit the recruiting, attending junior days at Cincinnati, Purdue, Indiana and Kentucky. "I've been to Georgia Tech and Georgia on unofficial visits as well during the spring period," Luallen said.

Earlier this month, Luallen told Scout that Georgia Tech stood out as the leader on his early list of favorites. Will a Louisville offer do anything to alter the Yellow Jackets favorable position?

"Louisville will definitely be up there because it's a great system, it's close to home and it would be a nice offer to have. That would definitely put them up there," said Luallen. "I'd like to get down there and meet the new coaching staff before I could really say where they are on my list.

"As for Georgia Tech being on top I like everything they have to offer. Their coaching staff are really good guys and academically it's a really nice fit. I feel like I'd be in a really good place if I went there."

Luallen, who has camped at Louisville in the past, said he won't be able to attend Louisville's spring game Friday because of a track meet this weekend. "I'd love to attend but because of my prior commitments with track I won't be able to," Luallen said.

Luallen said he will attend the Scout.com combine and Nike Camp in Baton Rogue later this summer.


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