UofL FOOTBALL | Cards Find Success Recruiting in Georgia

02/01/2017 09:28 PM

The Louisville Cardinals found plenty of success recruiting in the state of Georgia.

UofL picked up seven players from the Peach State.

Tight end Kemari Averett (Atlanta), offensive lineman Caleb Chandler (Jefferson), linebacker Malik Clark (Milledgeville), wide receiver Joshua Johnson (Atlanta), wide receiver Justin Marshall (Conyers) and wide receiver Corey Reed, Jr. (Fulton) all hail from Georgia.

Meanwhile, one of the future Cardinals from Georgia has already been on UofL’s campus. Linebacker Kameron Jones, of Gwinnett, was an early enrollee for Louisville.

Spectrum News Kentucky caught up with three of these “Georgia Cardinals” down in the Atlanta-area on Wednesday.

Our Ryan Huie spoke with Justin Marshall about choosing UofL:

Huie also caught up with receivers Joshua Johnson and Corey Reed, Jr.:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News and anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

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