UofL FOOTBALL | The significance of Dorian Ethridge's commitment

07/23/2016 10:11 AM

Dorian Ethridge is ranked a 3-star linebacker by 247sports.com and is the top linebacker in the state of West Virginia entering his senior season of high school. His ranking is not necessarily what makes him unique to Louisville, it is where he comes from.

The state of West Virginia is not historically a hotbed of talent for U of L like Florida or Georgia, but for WVU coach and new U of L offensive coordinator Lonnie Galloway has strong ties to the state. Those ties clearly payed off for Louisville. We spoke to CardinalSports.com recruiting analyst Mike Singer this week about Ethridge’s commitment and the role fellow commit TreSean Smith `is playing in bringing even more talent to Louisville.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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