The Courier-Journal will be keeping tabs Wednesday on all of the Louisville-area high school athletes who sign with colleges. Here’s a list of the confirmed signings, followed by a list of athletes who have committed but not yet signed. All are football players unless otherwise noted.
Butler offensive lineman Juan Price signed with Pikeville.
Collins defensive lineman Dustin Hinkle signed with Pikeville.
Trinity offensive lineman Cole Spencer signed with WKU after receiving a late offer from Purdue. You can see that referenced in this video:
Christian Academy tight end Jake Paulson has signed with Minnesota.
North Oldham kickers Jakson Wine (Louisville walk-on) and Bryce Webb (Marian) made it official this morning.
Jacob Vance (Murray State) followed in the afternoon
Moore defensive back Russell Vaden was an under-the-radar kid who has signed with Eastern Michigan.
North Oldham offensive lineman Jacob Vance signed with Murray State.
Manual defensive back Bryce Cosby, a first-team All-State selection, signed with Ball State.
Ballard offensive lineman D.J. Washington has signed with Purdue. He originally was a Western Kentucky University commit but switched when coach Jeff Brohm left WKU for Purdue.
Male defensive back Nate Hobbs has signed with Illinois. He originally was committed to Western Kentucky before making a switch to the Big Ten Conference.
DeSales defensive back James Tobin signed with Austin Peay. Tobin started his career at St. Xavier before transferring to DeSales.https://twitter.com/AustinPeayFB/status/826777062782431233
St. Xavier quarterback Desmond Ridder has signed with Cincinnati.https://twitter.com/GoBearcatsFB/status/826768991922315264
South Oldham offensive lineman Graham Ashkettle has signed with Eastern Kentucky.
Manual defensive lineman Sean Cleasant has signed with Eastern Kentucky.
Manual wide receiver Jaelin Carter has signed with Eastern Kentucky
Male wide receiver B.K. Smith has signed with Eastern Kentucky.
Central linebacker Jonathan Dooley has signed for Kentucky Wesleyan.
Central running back Corey Johnson has signed for Kentucky Wesleyan as well.
3A Player of the Year Corey Johnson has signed his LOI to play at Kentucky Wesleyan pic.twitter.com/loni8WYIZj— Central Athletics (@loucentralsport) February 2, 2017
Jaylon Carr, Ballard, Kentucky Wesleyan
Walter Chambers, Ballard, William Penn
Jordan Gunter, Ballard, Centre
Sam Nelson, Ballard, Cumberlands
Odell Smith, Ballard, William Penn
Michael Lagestee, Christian Academy, Centre
Anteneh Thompson, Christian Academy, Lindsey Wilson
Kyree Hawkins, Fern Creek, Murray State
Eddy Graham, Jeffersontown, Eastern Kentucky (walk-on)
JaCorey Grinstead, Jeffersontown, New Mexico Military Institute
Stephon Mayes, Male, Indiana State
Jaelin Carter, Manual, TBA
Joseph Gressette, Manual, Lindsey Wilson
Andre Teague, Manual, Kentucky Wesleyan
Nate Johnson, North Bullitt, Centre
Zac Collins, St. Xavier, Purdue (walk-on)
Sam McDonogh, St. Xavier, Morehead State
Braidon Washburn, St. Xavier, Lindsey Wilson
Josue Batista, Southern, Lindsey Wilson
Branden Leff, Spencer County, Georgetown
Isaac Martin, Trinity, Louisville (walk-on)
Zach Williams, Trinity, Morehead State
Larry Harper III, Waggener, Georgetown
Tyquan Jackson, Waggener, Lindsey Wilson