On Wednesday Bobby Petrino is set to officially welcome his highest rated recruiting class ever at the University of Louisville. As of right now, Petrino and his staff have 22 players set to join the program. Four of the 22 have already enrolled in school while the other 18 are expected to submit their signed letters of intent on Wednesday.
Below is a list of all 22 current commitments that are expected to sign tomorrow along with their star rating from Scout and Rivals.
After signing day is complete, the recruiting class rankings will change, but as of right now Scout has Louisville’s 2017 recruiting class ranked 22nd while Rivals ranks the class at 28th.
|Name||Pos||Location||Ht||Wt||Rivals Star Rating||Scout Star Rating|
|Toryque Bateman||OL||Gadsden, AL||6’8″||310||3-Star||3-Star|
|Aaron Odom||DE||Jackson, MS||6’2″||255||3-Star||4-Star|
|Caleb Chandler||OL||Jefferson, GA||6’5″||295||3-Star||4-Star|
|CJ Avery||DB||Grenada, MS||6’0″||198||3-Star||4-Star|
|Ronald Rudd||OL||Rancho Cucamonga, CA||6’7″||305||3-Star||3-Star|
|Russ Yeast||ATH||Greenwood, IN||5’11”||185||4-Star||4-Star|
|Colin Wilson||RB||Green Cove Springs, FL||6’0″||205||4-Star||4-Star|
|Mitch Hall||OL||Clayton, NC||6’3″||205||2-Star||2-Star|
|Justin Marshall||WR||Covington, GA||6’3″||185||4-Star||3-Star|
|Corey Reed||WR||Atlanta, GA||6’3″||200||4-Star||3-Star|
|Kaheem Roach||DB||Miramar, FL||6’1″||185||2-Star||3-Star|
|Joshua Johnson||WR||College Park, GA||5’10”||170||3-Star||3-Star|
|Malik Clark||DE||Milledgeville, GA||6’3″||219||3-Star||3-Star|
|Dorian Etheridge||LB||Charleston, WV||6’2″||198||3-Star||3-Star|
|Lyn Strange||DB||Tallahassee, FL||6’3″||190||3-Star||3-Star|
|Anthony Johnson||DB||Hollywood, FL||6’2″||175||3-Star||3-Star|
|Kam Jones||LB||Suwanee, GA||6’1″||218||3-Star||3-Star|
|TreSean Smith||DB||Cincinnati, OH||6’1″||186||3-Star||3-Star|
|Cole Bentley||OL||Belfry, KY||6’4″||286||3-Star||4-Star|
|Kemari Averett||TE||Atlanta, GA||6’7″||230||3-Star||3-Star|
|Rodney Owens||DB||Nashville, TN||6’0″||179||3-Star||3-Star|
|Malik Cunningham||QB||Montgomery, AL||6’1″||185||4-Star||3-Star|
Bobby Petrino is set to speak to the media at 1:30 PM on Wednesday to discuss his 2017 class. As you know, when it comes to college football signing day, there are always some surprises. Sometimes it’s good news and sometimes it’s not.
Nick Coffey is the creator and lead publisher for TheCardinalConnect.com. Along with covering Louisville basketball, football and recruiting, Nick also hosts The Red Zone weekdays from noon – 3:00 PM on Cards Radio 790 KRD.