Recruiting

Four Star Defensive Ends Flips Commitment To Louisville

Chris Humphrey

Bobby Petrino and his staff’s 2017 recruiting class has been regarded as having the potential to be the best in program history and it got even better on Wednesday night.

Aaron Odom, a four-star defensive end, from Jackson, Mississippi, announced his verbal commitment to Louisville via his Twitter account.

The 6-foot-3, 250-pound, prospect had been verbally committed to Mississippi State, but recently reopened his recruitment after defensive coordinator Peter Sirmon left Starkville to come to Louisville.

Odom holds scholarship offers from Florida State, Indiana, Memphis, Minnesota, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri and Southern Miss. In his senior season, Odom had 18 sacks and 28 tackles for a loss.

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