One prospect Louisville has their eyes on is Blake Countess, a four-star cornerback from Olney (MD) Our Lady Good Counsel. Rated the No. 18 nationally by Scout.com, Countess, 5'10, 174, recently made an unofficial visit to Louisville.
"At Louisville, Coach Strong seems like he's really going to turn the program around," Countess told Scout.com. "Everyone on that coaching staff he's brought in seems really hungry and motivated to make changes."
Louisville in Florida DE's Top 5
Jordan Williams, a 6'4, 245-pound defensive end from Gainesville (FL) HS, has become a hot recruiting prospect this spring. Williams register 70 tackles and six sacks as a junior at P.K. Young HS but didn't garner scholarship offers. Now, since transferring to Gainesville, Williams gained 20 pounds and added 16 offers.
Williams, who runs a 4.4 forty, told Scout.com that Louisville is among his favorites.
Williams is currently ranked a two-star Scout.com prospect.
Torrey Campbell, a three-star running back from Naples (FL) Barron Collier, told Scout.com that Louisville is one of his favorite schools and that he plans to visit the Cardinals this summer.
Victor Nelson, a three-star offensive lineman from Park Ridge (ILL) Main South, told Scout.com's Allen Wallace that his Top 5 consists of Wisconsin, Vanderbilt, Indiana, Louisville and Boston College.
Nelson said he favors Wisconsin and Vanderbilt. Nelson is ranked the No. 33 offensive lineman nationally. Nelson has visited both schools but neither has offered a scholarship to the 6'7, 285-pound lineman.
Darius Powell, a 6'0, 205 linebacker from Florida, camped at Louisville earlier this summer. Powell told Scout.com that Louisville, Duke and Marshall are his three favorite schools. Powell, who said the Thundering Heard are his favorite, doesn't have an offer from the Cardinals.
David Dagrin, an outside linebacker from Miami (FL) Jackson HS, told Scout.com that he's been hearing from Louisville, Duke and Tennessee State. Dagrin, a 6'3, 200, doesn't hold any offers at this time.
Zeke Pike, one of Louisville's top 2012 targets, recently attended Auburn's camp and landed a scholarship offer from the Tigers coaching staff. A 6'5, 225-pound QB, Pike holds an offer from the Cardinals.
Massachusetts linebacker Mike Orloff recently committed to Iowa over offers from Boston College and Louisville. Orloff participated in Louisville's football camp in June.
TJ Worthy, a wide receiver target on Louisville's recruiting board, appears close to a commitment to Ole Miss.
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