Louisville Football: Signing Day Primer

Chris Humphrey

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

Nick Coffey is the creator and lead publisher for 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.

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