National Signing Day Analysis

Yesterday, Louisville signed one of its top recruiting classes in the football program’s history. With a Heisman Trophy winner, new offensive line coach and defensive coordinator, there’s a lot of buzz surrounding Louisville’s 2017 season. Who else is buzzworthy from this year’s recruiting class? (Click on more below for the breakdown)

National Signing Day 2017

Total Recruits Offense: 11 Defense: 10 Special Teams: 1 Class Ranking Scout: 31st Rivals: 27th 24/7: 32nd (Click on their names below for a breakdown of each player) Offense Quarterbacks: Malik Cunningham Skill Positions: Colin Wilson (RB) Justin Marshall (WR) Corey Reed (WR) Josh Johnson (WR) Kemari Averett (TE) Offensive Line: Mekhi Becton (OT) Ronald…

Ronald Rudd Signs His NLI With UofL

Ronald Rudd One of the top JUCO OT, Ronald Rudd inked with the Cards this morning to bolster the offensive line #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/G6CCIlQvvp — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Offensive Tackle (JUCO) 6’7″, 308 lbs Rancho Cucamonga, CA Scout: 3* Rivals: 3* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: UCLA, Arizona State //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/3594142/5812fa21ed57ee73d47c4773

Mekhi Becton Signs his NLI With UofL

Mekhi Becton The Cards add more beef to the offensive line with the signing of 4-star OT Mekhi Becton from Richmond, Va. pic.twitter.com/r0ZA3nBeIJ — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Offensive Tackle 6’7″, 300 lbs Highland Springs, VA Scout: 3* Rivals: 3* 24/7: 3* Also had offers from Michigan, Virginia Tech, FSU & Oregon //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/2970766/5721cd680c5e681224a58760

Josh Johnson Signs His NLI With UofL

Josh Johnson WR Josh Johnson is a big-time playmaker at the wide receiver position and the second to sign today #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/50OKkAbWUT — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Wide Receiver 5’11’, 170 lbs College Park, GA Scout: 3* Rivals: 3* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: Notre Dame, Boston College Wake Forest //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/3385668/57eab9e2bd75201274662317

Kemari Averett Signs His NLI With UofL

Kemari Averett With the loss of two tight ends, the Cards add a talented player in @solid_mari #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/aOZb8lcgU9 — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Tight End 6’6″ 205 lbs Atlanta, GA Scout: 3* Rivals: 3* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: Auburn //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/5391996/57f7911c0aff7b63049cc286

CJ Avery Signs His NLI With UofL

CJ Avery S C.J. Avery was one of the four January enrollees #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/ANaBdFVgd1 — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Safety 6’1″, 196 lbs Grenada, MS Scout: 4* Rivals: 3* 24/7: 4* Other Schools of Interest: Mississippi State, Ole Miss //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/3396791/5721d8c59a91677e74ab8373

Anthony Johnson Signs His NLI With UofL

Anthony Johnson The third defensive back is in the fold with the signing of CB Anthony Johnson, a three-star prospect from Coconut Creek, Fla. #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/ZcD58Wwffz — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Defensive Back 6’2″, 180 lbs Hollywood, FL Scout: 3* Rivals: 3* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: Pitt, USF, FAU //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/4153080/57dcb5fd7bddf7109c786dbc

Corey Reed Signs His NLI With UofL

Corey Reed WR Corey Reed, the No. 7 wide receiver in Georgia, strengthens the wide receiver unit and gives the Cards another playmaker #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/kCRhGO8je3 — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Wide Receiver 6’2″, 190 lbs Roswell, GA Scout: 3* Rivals: 4* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: Ole Miss //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/2570266/58586f6f3df53b007ce078c3

Malik Clark Signs His NLI With UofL

Malik Clark Talented LB Malik Clark, the No. 13 linebacker in the state of Georgia, signs with the Cards #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/3YAKEv4tMl — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Outside Linebacker 6’3″, 219 lbs Milledgeville, GA Scout: 3* Rivals: 2* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: Florida A&M, Murray State //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/2850165/5824a80790f9931bbcb5b6e2

Kaheem Roach Signs His NLI With UofL

Kaheem Roach S @_IVKaheemR gives the Cards another explosive playmaker in the secondary with his signing this morning; posted 64 tackles last season pic.twitter.com/Dose6QIEFj — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Cornerback 6’1″, 180 lbs Miramar, FL Scout: 3* Rivals: 2* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: Miami, Illinois //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/5241632/581d2a5a7bddf85604ac7760

Caleb Chandler Signs His NLI With UofL

Caleb Chandler OL @Calebchandler55 gives the Cards some athleticism and size on the OL; four-star recruit from Jefferson, Ga. #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/lhxHw2QKb1 — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Offensive Guard 6’5″, 302 lbs Jefferson, GA Scout: 4* Rivals: 3* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: Oklahoma State, Iowa State //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/3889203/584b773a5b3cda311871c7bd

Dorian Etheridge Signs His NLI With UofL

Dorian Etheridge One of the top players in West Virginia, LB Dorian Etheridge bolsters the linebacker position as the No. 6 player in the state #ULNSD17 pic.twitter.com/h4Ua0oLVZp — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball) February 1, 2017 Outside Linebacker 6’3″, 218 lbs Charleston, WV Scout: 3* Rivals: 3* 24/7: 3* Other Schools of Interest: West Virginia, Virginia Tech //www.hudl.com/embed/video/3/2904021/5721db1b4df6124b7029b2e8