Tonight we picked up another commit to BirdGang18. Tutu Atwell Jr. is a 3 star athlete out of Northwestern High School. AKA, the same high school also produced another famous Louisville Cardinal who wore the number 5, Teddy Bridgewater. Tutu is a dual threat quarterback that will more than likely move to reciever in Louisville’s offense. He is very talented!
Here are some of his highlights:
(Photo: Michael Bruntz, 247Sports)
Louisville Football receives a big time commitment today from 4 star Wide Receiver, Manuel Allen. He has been verbally committed to Nebraska since April. Top247 had him listed as the 36th receiver in the nation.
This afternoon on Twitter, Class of 2018 linebacker Robert Hicks III announced his decision to commit to the University of Louisville.
Hicks III is the 262nd ranked prospect according to the ESPN300 list for the Class of 2018, and is also listed as a 4* recruit by the same website. He is the 8th best linebacker in the class, and was also fielding offers from Kentucky, Oregon, Michigan State, Ole Miss and Mississippi State.
Landing their fourth commitment in 2 days, and their fifth in 3 days, the Louisville Football program landed another Class of 2018 recruit on the defensive side of the ball, this time from 3 Star defensive back Jarek Campbell. According to Rivals, Campbell is the 19th ranked athlete in the state of Tennessee.
Capping off a day in which the Louisville football program had already landed a commitment from Elvis Dumervil’s nephew Dejmi Dumervil Jean, the Cards also landed a pair of JUCO defensive tackles, a position of need in wake of losing DeAngelo Brown and National Signing Day.
2 Star defensive tackle Jared Goldwire and 3 Star defensive tackle Antar Thompson both announced on Twitter this afternoon that they had committed to the University of Louisville. Their announcements had come within 10 minutes of each other.
3 Star Defensive Tackle/Offensive Guard Dejmi Dumervil Jean announced this morning on twitter that he has officially committed to the University of Louisville. Dumervil Jean is the nephew of former Louisville great Elvis Dumervil.
Following Donovan Mitchell’s NBA Draft announcement, thus freeing up a scholarship, the Louisville basketball program will be hosting Class of 2017 SF/PF Wassef Methnani out of Knox School, a prep school in New York. He will be pay the University of Louisville a visit this upcoming Tuesday, and is also considering Fairfield and Canisius. If he chooses to enroll at UofL, he will be immediately eligible to play. He is listed as 6’8″, 216 lbs, and specializes as a wing.
Class of 2017 recruits and Louisville signees Lindsey Duvall and Dana Evans have landed on USA Today’s State Players of the Year list, with Duvall named to Kentucky and Evans named to Indiana. The two signees make up a recruiting class for the Cards that is ranked fourth nationally.
Class of 2018 point guard Mykasa Robinson (@mykasa_baller23) has verbally committed to the Louisville Cardinals. Robinson is the 4th ranked point guard in the class and the 13th ranked overall player by ESPN (96 grade). She is a 5 star prospect & committed to the Cards in a very cool way…
After a recent visit, second year Defensive End/Outside Linebacker Boosie Whitlow has chosen the University of Louisville as his landing spot after choosing to transfer from the South Carolina Gamecocks.
5′ 10″, 175lbs
A two-way star, Russ Yeast is a speedy and agile playmaker at the Wide Receiver, Running Back and Cornerback positions out of Center Grove HS in Greenwood, IN. His senior season, he helped lead Center Grove HS to a 12-2 record, and lead them all the way to the IHSAA 6A title game. That season while both an offensive and defensive specialist, his specialization was on the offensive side of the ball, where he averaged 8.2 yards per carry as well as 18.8 yards per catch. He totaled 2,127 offensive yards and 27 total offensive touchdowns. When matched up against Russ Yeast, you better be ready for a track meet, cause he will beat you with his speed and elusiveness on the gridiron. The son of former UK great Craig Yeast, Russ decided to pave his own path and commit with their in state rival. He cited his fondness for Louisville growing up and them being the best fit both academically and athletically for him as his main reason for committing to the University of Louisville.
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(Click on their names below for a breakdown of each player)
6’0″, 187 lbs
Other Schools of Interest: LSU
Offensive Tackle (JUCO)
6’7″, 308 lbs
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Other Schools of Interest: UCLA, Arizona State
6’7″, 300 lbs
Highland Springs, VA
Also had offers from Michigan, Virginia Tech, FSU & Oregon
6’2″, 189 lbs
Other Schools of Interest: South Carolina, Nebraska
5’11’, 170 lbs
College Park, GA
Other Schools of Interest: Notre Dame, Boston College Wake Forest
6’5″, 301 lbs
Other Schools of Interest: West Virginia
6’3″, 190 lbs
Other Schools of Interest: Memphis, Georgia Tech
6’6″ 205 lbs
Other Schools of Interest: Auburn