Strong calls 3-star commit

Louisville commit Quan Weaver eagerly awaited a call from Charlie Strong. The Cardinals new coach called the three-star running back this weekend to let him know about his future at UofL. Does Weaver still have his scholarship to Louisville?

Louisville commit Quan Weaver spoke with Charlie Strong briefly on Sunday. But while the player and coach only spoke for about five minutes, it was long enough for Strong to tell the three-star running back he still has a scholarship to play for the Cardinals next season.

"He called me and it was from an unknown number and he said 'this is Coach Strong from Louisville," Weaver said. "He asked me how I was doing in school and he told me I still have my scholarship."

Weaver's impression of UofL's new coach?

"He seemed like a pretty good guy," said the nation's No. 66 running back prospect. "I've been waiting to talk to him ever since he got hired. I didn't know whether to call him or let him call me. He said he's going to set up a visit to where I come up there."

Weaver has no plans to consider other schools that were recruiting him before he suffered a knee injury this season.

"Ever since [Steve Kragthorpe] got fired I've been [worried] about my scholarship," said Weaver. "Now I know I've got my scholarship I don't have to worry about impressing another school."

Weaver said he's spoken with several of the Cards' other in-state commitments, who have also received phone calls from Strong this weekend.

"I talked to a couple of other guys and they told me [Strong] kept them as well," Weaver said. "I talked to Harris Bivin, Stephan Robinson and Dylan Curry. That's the only three [commits] I know he's kept so far. They were all excited because they were stressed about their scholarships also."

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