Hawthorne to visit Louisville last

Brandin Hawthorne is doing things in reverse order. While most prospects will take several official visits before making their decisions, the three-star linebacker plans to do the exact opposite.

Hawthorne will announce his college decision August 30 during an ESPN televised game against Olive Branch (MS).

Louisville and Michigan are Hawthorne's two finalists. After he announces for either the Cards or Wolverines late this month, Hawthorne plans to take all of his five alloted official visits.

Here's Hawthorne's official visit list:

Tennessee - September 20
West Virginia - September 27
Iowa State - October 18
Michigan - October 25
Louisville - November 22

"I picked that date because they play West Virginia," Hawthorne said of his trip to Louisville.

Hawthorne said he chose to visit Michigan when they host rival Michigan State.

While Hawthorne has Louisville and Michigan at the top of his favorites list, the talented Florida backer said neither school has an edge.

"Neither school is in the lead..I like both," Hawthorne said.


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