Cards get four-star recruit

07/13/2011 10:33 AM

The University of Louisville received a commitment on Wednesday from Devontre Parnell, a four-star cornerback from Fairfield High in Winnsboro, S.C. Parnell chose the Cards over Kentucky and N.C. State. lists Parnell as the 22nd-best cornerback in the Class of 2012. Parnell also had offers from Illinois, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, East Carolina and Toledo.
Parnell is listed at 5-11, 163 pounds and reportedly runs the 40-yard dash in the 4.5 range. Parnell gives U of L Coach Charlie Strong 11 known commitments for the 2012 class and is third player to pledge to the Cards this week. Georgia prep quarterback Will Gardner committed on Tuesday, followed by Indiana offensive lineman DeAndre Herron

Here’s a list of U of L’s commitments to date:

CB Devontre Parnell 5-10 175 Winnsboro, SC (4-star by Rivals, 2-star by Scout)
OT DeAndre Herron 6-6 308 Avon, IN (3-star by Rivals, Scout)
QB Will Gardner 6-5 210 Douglas, GA (3-star by Rivals, Scout)
K Josh Appleby 6-3 230 Athens, AL (unranked by Rivals, Scout)
CB Kevin Houchins 6-0 180 Lyndhurst, OH (unranked by Rivals, 3-star by Scout)
OT T.C. Klusman 6-4 264 Cincinnati (3-star by Rivals, 2-star by Scout)
ATH Demetrius Frazier 5-10 175 Brunswick, GA (unranked by Rivals, 2-star by Scout)
WR Brandon Snell 5-11 175 Miami, FL (3-star by Rivals, Scout)
DT Teko Powell 6-3 258 Miami, FL (3-star by Rivals, unranked by Scout)
LB Larry Jefferson 6-3 215 College Park, GA (3-star by Rivals, Scout)
OL Sid Anvoots 6-4 285 Indianapolis (3-star by Rivals, Scout)


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