LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Louisville football method has landed nonetheless an additional elite prospect in their now loaded 2023 recruiting class.
Douglasville (Ga.) South Paulding offensive lineman Madden Sanker, 1 of the major offensive line potential customers in the Course of 2023, declared Monday that he has specified his verbal pledge to the Cardinals. He chose Louisville above Georgia, Michigan Point out, Miami and Arkansas, though also holding provides from Auburn, Oregon, Tennessee and other people.
Sanker was a person of Louisville’s biggest remaining targets in the 2023 cycle. He was presented back in Oct of 2020, and took an unofficial pay a visit to again in early March before returning in mid-June for an official check out. He’s also been closely recruited by ’23 Bellflower (Calif.) St. John Bosco quarterback and UofL commit Pierce Clarkson.
He is the fourth player to commit to Louisville subsequent their mid-June recruiting weekend in which UofL hosted practically 20 substantial-profile prospects. El Campo (Tex.) HS functioning back Rueben Owens II committed nearly instantly following his pay a visit to, then New Palestine (Ind). HS offensive tackle Luke Burgess and Bradenton (Fla.) IMG Academy offensive tackle Jordan Church each and every pulled the set off in the final week of June.
According to 247Sports’ in-home rankings, the 6-foot-4, 305-pound offensive guard/tackle ranks as the No. 4 interior offensive lineman in the course, the No. 8 participant in the condition of Ga, and the No. 93 prospect in the nation. He is the 15th-ranked offensive line prospect in the class no matter of posture, and with a 247Athletics Composite ranking of .9502, is the ninth-highest rated prospect to at any time commit to Louisville in the contemporary recruiting period and the highest-ranked offensive lineman.
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Sanker’s effect was surely felt in South Paulding’s operating recreation. Throughout his junior period, the Spartans ran for 2,378 yards and 36 touchdowns, averaging 6.3 yards for every carry in the course of action. He is also a two-time state wrestling champion, and throws the shot and discus in observe & industry.
Sanker is the 12th commitment in Louisville’s star-studded 2023 recruiting course, one particular that ranks as substantial as the No. 16 class in the nation according to On3. He is the Cardinals’ sixth prime-300 prospect in the course in accordance to the Composite, signing up for Owens, Clarkson and his St. John Bosco teammates extensive receiver DeAndre Moore Jr. and cornerback Aaron Williams, and Ellenwood (Ga.) Cedar Grove defensive finish Adonijah Inexperienced.
(Image of Madden Sanker: University of Louisville Athletics)
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