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Louisville is a member of the ACC and the conference champions.
The Cardinals are ranked fourth in the country in total offense and sixth in rushing offense.
Louisvilliers record of 34-1 is the best in the ACC this season.
It ranks in the top three in the conference in scoring offense, rushing offense and total offense.
The Cards rank second in the nation in total defense and seventh in scoring defense.
The Cardinals’ recruiting class of 2017 was one of the most successful in program history, according to Rivals.com.
Louisville led the nation with four recruiting classes that landed recruits in the 2016 class of nine.
The team has now signed 14 players this year, including two of Louisville’s four first-round picks, two of the top six in the class and three of the three third-rounders.
In 2017, the Cardinals had five commitments, including three from Louisville’s class of 2019.
Three of the commits are from the state of Louisiana, and three are from Kentucky.
Louis’ commitment list is full of high-profile players that could play on the football field.
Freshman defensive tackle Tyrell Edwards is the nation’s top-rated defensive tackle at 6-foot-3 and 250 pounds.
Edwards, who is ranked as the No. 1 prospect in the state, has already earned national accolades for his work ethic and leadership qualities.
Edwards, a senior, signed with Louisville as a walk-on in the spring of 2018.
Edwards was a key part of the defense that helped the Cardinals win the 2016 national championship.
In addition to Edwards, two other defensive tackles committed with Louisville this year.
Freshmen defensive tackle Isaiah White and offensive tackle Isaiah Buggs were also signed in 2017.
White is the No .6 prospect in Louisville’s 2018 class and Bugg is the top-ranked offensive tackle in the 2018 class.
White, a sophomore, is ranked by Rivals as the country’s No. 6 offensive tackle and the No 5 player in the 2019 class.
He is also a member a Louisville-area state football program.
White will make his first start for the Cardinals in 2017, which would be his second appearance on the team.
He started eight games in his three seasons at Louisville.
He was named to the 2017 Louisville Postseason All-Academic team.
White was also named the 2017 Athlon Sports College Football Top 100 player.
The 2018 class also had three defensive linemen sign with the Cardinals.
Fresh man defensive tackle Marcus Cooper, who was a member in the 2017 class, and defensive end Tyree Lewis were both signed by Louisville as undrafted free agents.
Cooper, a junior, started nine games in 2016 and Lewis, a redshirt senior, started 12 games in 2017 as a reserve.
The 6-4, 255-pound Cooper is rated the No 11 offensive tackle recruit in the 2015 class by 247Sports.
Lewis, who had been a starter on Louisville’s defensive line for two seasons, has a 6.65 career rushing average and a 3.38 career rushing yards average.
Lewis has started 10 games in each of his three years at Louisville and was a second-team All-ACC selection as a sophomore in 2017 and a first-team all-conference selection as an junior in 2018.
He also earned the team’s Walter Camp Award as the top defensive tackle in 2017 after playing in all 16 games and registering 6.5 sacks.
In 2018, Louisville was ranked No. 2 in the SEC in total defensive play time (43:31 per game), No. 4 in scoring defensive play times (4.4 per game) and No. 8 in total offensive play time per game (2.5 per game).
Louisville’s recruiting class also included six players from Kentucky who were recruited by the Cardinals last year.
Junior wide receiver Devonte Fields was a 2017 first-year walk-off first-rounder, while defensive end Jake Edwards and defensive back Josh Kline are both currently in the running for Louisville’s 2017 national championship team.
Edwards and Edwards have committed to the Cardinals as freshmen.