Louisville stands out for Chris Tanzy

Chris Tanzy, an athletic prospect from Marietta, Georgia, currently holds three offers. Tanzy is building a strong relationship with Louisville and the talented defensive back says the Cardinals stand out on his list of favorites.

"I think Louisville stands out a little right now but Ole Miss is right there with them," Tanzy told Scout.com's Christian Byrd. My first cousin, Brandon Bolden, goes to Ole Miss. He says it's quiet out there but there is always stuff to do. I talk to him a lot about it. They love football at Ole Miss. Brandon also tells me about the girls at Ole Miss (laugh). Louisville is the opposite of Ole Miss. There is tons of stuff to do there. I've been there once on a family vacation. You can see their field right off the interstate. I feel the most comfortable with Louisville's coaches."

During the recruiting process, the Georgia standout has developed a strong relationship with Louisville assistant Greg Nord.

"I really like Coach Nord from Louisville. I have a great relationship with him. We talk quite a bit on the phone," said Tanzy. "I also like Coach Rocker from Ole Miss. He's been by the school and I've talked with him on the phone too. Coach Mangus from Middle Tennessee State was at my school Friday before our game. He's a really nice guy. Coach McCollum from North Carolina State calls me some. I enjoy talking to him."

Tanzy has offers from Louisville, Ole Miss and Middle Tennessee State. Marshall, Memphis, South Carolina, North Carolina State and North Carolina have paid visits to his school. While Tanzy plays quarterback for his high school team, most colleges project him as a safety at the next level.

Now, Tanzy is looking to schedule some official visits.

"I have not set up an official visits but right now I'm looking at visiting Louisville, Ole Miss, Middle Tennessee State, North Carolina State, and North Carolina," he said. "I'll wait until the end of the season to make a decision. I want to make sure I make the right choice. I want to take my visits too."

What will be the deciding factor for Tanzy?

"I want to go somewhere that I will fit in," Tanzy said. "I want to come in and play. I also want to focus on a major that fits me well. I would like to coach and do some type of counseling."

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