Speedy WR talks about commitment

Speedy WR talks about commitment

InsideTheVille.com informed subscribers for the past week to be on the lookout for a commitment from Jarrett Davis. Friday, the speedy wide receiver from Tyrone (GA) Sandy Creek called Louisville and made it official.

It should come as no surprise - Tyrone (GA) Sandy Creek wide receiver Jarrett Davis has verbally committed to Louisville.

Davis, a teammate of three-star Louisville defensive end commit Lacy Coleman, called the Cardinals Friday and made it official.

"I tried calling them early in the morning but I couldn't get a hold of them. So I called Coach (Kragthorpe) back around 3 (Friday) and I told him I'd like to be a Cardinal," Davis said. "He said 'that's great news and we're glad to have you.' I also talked to Coach (Ken) Delgado and they both were happy to have me as a part of the team."

Davis visited Louisville last month and told InsideTheVille.com earlier this week that he was contemplating making a decision and that the Cardinals were his clear favorite.


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"My parents finally realized that Louisville made me happy the most," Davis said. "They were always leaning toward Louisville but they didn't want to pull the trigger too fast. I told them I really didn't think anybody else could matchup with Louisville and they said I could go ahead and (commit). So that's what I did."

Davis caught 42 passes for 810 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior. He projects as a down-field threat because of his 4.3 forty speed and averaged 19.3 yards per catch last season. He also rushed for a touchdown.

Davis chose Louisville over Ohio, Furman, Tulane, Kent State, and Georgia Southern.

With Davis and Coleman both on board, Louisville now will turn its attention to landing a third teammate from Sandy Creek - running back Rajion Neal. Neal plans to decide soon between Mississippi State, Louisville and Kentucky.

"I've known (Lacy) since the seventh grade and he said it's a real blessing that we can go to school together," Davis said. "It would be nice to have Rajion (join us) but I told (him) I can't make his decision for him. I guess he needs a little more time with his decision. I think our decisions to go to Louisville could have a little (influence) on his decision."

Davis said he plans to make an official visit to Louisville this fall but hasn't set up a date yet.

Sandy Creek held their first scrimmage Friday night and Davis caught a couple passes in limited action.

"They took me out kind of early but I caught two catches in the first (two) quarters," said Davis. "Lacy didn't play but he was on the sidelines. I think he tweaked something but it wasn't anything serious."

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