Georgia 4-Star commit headed to Louisville?

Georgia's loss appears Louisville's gain. B.J. Butler, a four-star Georgia commitment from Kissimmee (FL) Osceola, will visit Charlie Strong's program this weekend and appears Louisville-bound. One of the nation's top defensive end prospects, Butler could make an immediate impact at Louisville next season.

B.J. Butler's commitment to Georgia appears on thin ice. In fact, Butler, a 6-foot-3, 255-pound defensive lineman from Kissimmee, Florida, says he intents to switch his commitment from Georgia to Louisville.

"Right now I'm committed to Georgia but I ain't feeling how I was before [about them]," Butler told Central Florida's HighSchoolPlaybook.com Saturday. "I've been talking to Charlie Strong lately and I'm going to go ahead and go to Louisville. Me and him – we've got a good bond like a father-son bond."

Butler, a four-star prospect who is ranked as the No. 28 defensive end in the country, will make an official visit to Louisville next weekend.


B.J. Butler, a four-star Georgia commit, appears headed to Louisville.
"I'm going to get the offer when I get up to the school [for the visit]," Butler said. "But he told my mother he wanted me to come to school [Louisville] and he said he would take care of me. Me and him are going to turn the program around. He wants me to start when I get there."

Butler's mother told InsideTheVille.com last week that it was a 'strong possibility' that Charlie Strong could visit her son in Osceola before he travels to Louisville this weekend for his official visit.

"He's thinking very strong about going to Louisville," Butler's mother said.

Before committing to Georgia, Butler had offers from Alabama, Florida State, Michigan, Florida, USF and West Virginia, among others. Butler is rated the No. 50 prospect in Florida.


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