Brandon Golson is officially headed to Louisville. PalmettoSports.com is reporting that Golson and his coach were headed to Louisville Monday morning to get him enrolled in classes today. Golson decided on Louisville after his familiarity with coach Charlie Strong and the linebackers coach Brian Jean-Mary. Golson took a visit to Louisville mid-week last week to check out the school and finished up an official visit to Miami this past weekend.
Golson was unable to attend USC due to a flagged test score. Golson was set to enroll in USC this spring semester with classes starting today, which has been canceled due to the snow storm. Golson signed with USC in the 2010 class but was unable to enroll due to grades after transferred to Fork Union Prep School in Virginia to improve his scores and be eligible to enroll at Carolina. Now that he's unable to play for the Gamecocks, he's decided to move on start his college career at Louisville. Good luck to Brandon Golson in the future and be on the lookout for new names that may pop up and fill the spot vacated by Golson's deflection.
Here's the PalmettoSports.com report:
By Phil Kornblut
Former USC signee LB Brandon Golson (6-2 218) has decided to enroll at Louisville. Golson and his former coach at Calhoun County Walt Wilson will drive to Louisville early Monday morning so Golson can enroll in classes. Golson made an unofficial visit to Louisville last Wednesday and Thursday after learning USC would not admit him. He also made an official visit to Miami over the weekend. But his familiarity with Louisville head coach Charlie Strong as well as with the Cardinals linebacker coach Brian Jean-Mary led him to decide on Louisville.