UL FOOTBALL | Cards pick up commit from 2017 Wide Receiver

07/28/2016 04:53 PM

2017 football recruiting is picking up steam at Louisville this month as the Cards picked up their 7th commit in July and 16th overall for the class of 2017

Josh Johnson, a 3-star wide receiver from Woodward Academy in Atlanta, Ga announced his intentions to join the Cards via Twitter this afternoon:

First I would like to start by thanking God for blessing me with the talent to play the game of football…I would also like to thank my friends, family and coaches for helping through this recruitment process…it has been a long journey but I am glad say I will continue my football career and academics at the University of Louisville #GoCards!!

As a junior, Johnson caught 51 passes for 1,111 yards and 11 TDs and also returned a kickoff for a TD as well. The 5’11 175lbs wideout held several offers including Illinois, Kansas State, Missouri, Rutgers and WKU.

Trey Eckerle

Trey Eckerle joined cn|2 in June 2013. A graduate of WKU, Trey grew up in Louisville and enjoys having a front row seat as Director to Kentucky sports and politics. He can be reached at 502-792-1106 or trey.eckerle@charter.com


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