Three-star Miami OL sets up visit

Louisville assistant Kenny Carter was in Miami, Fla. Wednesday recruiting for the Cardinals. During a stop at Northwestern High, Carter convinced 6'4, 315-pound three-star offensive lineman Torrian Wilson to make an official visit to Louisville this weekend. Wilson spoke with InsideTheVille.com about Carter's visit and his upcoming visit to Louisville.

Louisville assistant Kenny Carter made a recruiting visit to Miami Northwestern High Wednesday and convinced 6'4, 315-pound lineman Torrian Wilson to make an official visit to UofL this weekend.

Wilson, a three-star prospect who is rated the No. 19 offensive guard nationally, will join teammates Corvin Lamb, Michaelee Harris and Todd Chandler at Louisville this weekend.

"I just got the visit set up today," Wilson said. "[Carter] told me they were interested in me and I'm really high on their list. I feel comfortable around him and we had a good conversation."

Wilson committed to Stanford earlier in the recruiting process but back away because of the distance. He also has offers from LSU, Florida, Miami, Michigan, and UCLA.

"I'm real interested in them [Louisville] since they had the coaching change," Wilson said.

Selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game, Wilson told Scout.com in St. Petersburg that Michigan, Tennessee and South Florida were his top three. That seems to have changed after Carter's visit to Northwestern.

"That's not really the case any longer," said Wilson. "Right now, I don't know. I don't have any top schools any more."

Wilson said he's seriously considering Louisville as a possible option. With two of his teammates - Lamb and Harris - already committed to Louisville, Wilson could follow suit and join Strong's program.

"We've talked about going to the same school," Wilson. "Wherever I'm meant to be that's where I'm going to go."

Academics, a chance to play next season and comfort-level with players and coaches will factor heavily into Wilson's college decision.

"First of all it's academics," Wilson said. "Then it's whether or not I could come in and start as a true freshman. Then somewhere I can feel at home once I step foot on campus. Those are the top factors."

Wilson suffered a knee injury that forced him to miss his senior season. But Wilson says he's 'back now,' and the knee is doing well.

"Coach Carter told me anywhere I go I have to fight for a starting position," Wilson said. "I don't have any problem with that."


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