Louisville among Waisome's favorites

Nick Waisome, a four-star prospect from Groveland (FL) South Lake, is one of the most heavily recruited players in Florida. The nation's No. 11 cornerback holds dozens of offers and recently trimmed his list down to seven elite programs. Did Louisville make the cut?

Nick Waisome, a speedy four-star cornerback from Groveland (FL) South Lake, holds dozens of scholarship offers and will have his choice of college when he wants to make a decision.

Recently, the 5-10, 175-pound defensive back cut his list and now is focused on an elite group of seven schools.

"It's Georgia, Florida, FSU, Miami, Louisville, LSU, and South Carolina," he told Scout.com. "They are in no specific order....I don't have a leader or anything right now. I never even really had a favorite team growing up."

Waisome is familiar with Louisville coach Charlie Strong from his coaching days at Florida and is being recruited by UofL defensive coordinator Vance Bedford and running back/special team coach Kenny Carter. Waisome told this website he's interested in the Cardinals for a variety of reasons, including the opportunity to play as a freshman.

"I know they got Coach [Charlie] Strong, and that he's trying to build a good team," Waisome said earlier this spring. "I have a good relationship with Coach [Vance] Bedford. He told me that they are looking for some DB's, and that I would have a chance to start right away which is a huge plus. Other than that it's just a great town, great lifestyle."

As a junior, Waisome recorded 67 tackles, intercepted four passes and broke up 18 passes. He hopes to visit a few schools on his list this summer.

"As of right now I don't have anything scheduled," Waisome said. "I will do some touring but I've got to see where I'm going to be going."

Waisome talked about some of the things he'll be looking for in a school. Now that he's trimmed his list, how will Waisome pick between his remaining favorites?

"The chemistry I have with the coaches is the main thing and education is big too," he said.

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