Justin Roper enjoys second trip to Louisville

Justin Roper enjoys second trip to Louisville

Scout.com 3-star quarterback Justin Roper of Buford (GA) High School was among the many making unofficial visits with Louisville on Saturday. The 6'7, 195-pound quarterback spoke with Inside The Ville about his latest trip to the River City on Sunday afternoon.

Justin Roper, who is rated among the top 35 quarterback prospects in the country by Scout.com, spent Saturday on an unofficial visit with Louisville.

"It was a very informative trip," he told InsideTheVille.com on Sunday afternoon. "I talked with Coach Brohm about what they are looking for and their quarterback situation there."

During his time visiting with the Cardinals coaching staff he learned that his name is high on their wish list.

"They told me that I was their top guy," said Roper, who visited the U of L locker room following the 41-17 win over Syracuse.

While the 3-star quarterback from Buford (GA) High School didn't make a decision during his latest trip to the River City, he did indicate that a college choice could be forthcoming.

"I'm going to Duke next Saturday for an official visit and then after that I'll sit down with my parents and talk about it," he explained.

In addition to Louisville and Duke, Oregon is among the school's being strongly considered.

"I took my official visit with Oregon two weeks ago when they played Oregon State," said Roper. "It was a very good trip. I had a great time there."

While he admitted that the distance from his home in Georgia to Oregon will be factor, he says that it wouldn't effect the final decision.

"It'll be a factor, but not the deciding factor," he explained.

When the time comes for the family discussion on the future of the 6-foot-7, 195-pound signal-caller, a number of factors will play a role in the eventual decision.

"The offensive coaching and the quarterbacks coach, as well as the success that they've had with the quarterbacks recently," he said.

The high school senior also shared some post-game insight on his childhood friend Hunter Cantwell, who was forced into action when starting quarterback Brian Brohm left the game with a knee injury.

"He was pretty excited after the game," he said. "He was nervous when he first went in - he came off the field and acted like he was wiping the sweat from his forehead. He did a pretty good job."

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