UofL 7-on-7: Notebook and Photo Gallery

2011 Louisville (KY) Seneca quarterback DaMarcus Smith had the attention of the Louisville coaches Saturday at the UofL 7-on-7 at PJCS. Who else did the Cardinal coaches check out? InsideTheVille.com has the scoop. (Photo Gallery included)

Some of the best prospects in Kentucky participated in Louisville's 7-on-7 passing camp Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

No one was more impressive than 2011 Louisville (KY) Seneca quarterback DaMarcus Smith. With Steve Kragthorpe and assistants Matt Wells and Jay Johnson watching, Smith showed why he's an elite prospect nationally.

Smith has a big-time arm, a quick, smooth release and throws an excellent long ball. He was accurate with his medium and long passes and showed adept touch on fade routes to the corner of the end zone. Smith's most impressive pass was a near 50 yard completion in the end zone for a touchdown.

Smith's mother, who wore a Louisville Cardinals t-shirt, and uncle were in attendance. At this point, Louisville and Illinois are the two programs to watch in Smith's recruitment.

Devante Clarkson, a sophomore WR/DB from Elizabethtown (KY) HS, caught the eye of UofL assistant Antonio Goss.

Indianapolis (IN) Warren Central participated in the tournament and brought several Louisville prospects, including quarterback Derek Hart, running back Shakir Bell and defensive back James Manuel. Bell's mother wore a Louisville t-shirt but said Indiana, Ball State and Central Michigan are recruiting her son the hardest at the moment.

Raashaan Myers reports that Louisville (KY) Central wide receiver Stephan Robinson tore it up Saturday afternoon, catching several passes and making a bunch of big plays.

Goss also seemed intrigued with several prospects from Fort Campbell (KY) High School. The Falcons had several impressive defensive back prospects.

Former Louisville star quarterback Dave Ragone was helping coach Kentucky Country Day.

Photos courtesy of Raashaan Myers.


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