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Kentucky commit JJ Weaver visits Louisville


Despite committing to Kentucky just nine days ago, four-star defensive end commitment JJ Weaver took a visit to Louisville this afternoon.

The Moore High School product posted the following picture on his Instagram story:

He followed it up by saying “it’s a business decision,” only adding to the suspense:

According to Rivals’ Dave Lackford, however, Weaver is “100% committed to Kentucky” and only visited as a favor to Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra.

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Sources tell KSR that Kentucky isn’t concerned with the visit and still feel “very good” about Weaver signing with the Cats.


If he’s making a “business decision,” he might want to look at what Mark Stoops has done with former two-star recruit Josh Allen. As a top-ten draft pick, the senior pass-rusher is going to be a very, very rich man this spring.

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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21 responses to “Kentucky commit JJ Weaver visits Louisville”

  1. Bigblue7982

    Here we go again!

  2. KYjellyRoll

    We shall see. Why in this world would anybody go to a broken program instead of an established program?

    1. Miller45

      In the past people would just take visits to L for the drugs and prostitutes with no intention of going there. I actually just made that up. I’m sure it happened though

  3. gasman01

    Strange what is going on right now..

  4. jaws2

    Because he knows he’ll start IMMEDIATELY! Guaranteed!

  5. Han

    Football recruiting is still so weird to me. Why commit and then continue visits? If you’re still going to do visits, don’t tell a school you’re going to go there. You obviously aren’t sure.

    Also, if a player commits, why do other schools get to keep recruiting them?

    1. michaelb

      It should be against NCAA rules

    2. Miller45

      It’s a verbal commitment until signing day. Basically a promise

    3. ibescootch

      A lot of these kids take these visits just for the experience. You and your family get a trip paid for, treated like a superstar, etc. imagine being 18 and being offered all that attention, it’s gotta be fun. He may have even told UK there’s 0% chance he’s going there, but just wants a free trip on UL’s dime.

    4. Randall lee

      Free trip. They could walk there.

    5. StuckinLville

      Agree because it doesnt work like this in basketball. When a player commits coaches respect that and dont continue to contact the player.

    6. makeitstop

      Pepperdine (Malibu), UCLA, or Miami are fun trips for a kid who hasn’t traveled much but 10 blocks away in Louisville is just… well I don’t know what the hell it is. I, too, can’t fathom why people “commit” then do visits. I get – I suppose – the late interest de-commit, to substantially upgrade ur choice when a blue chip comes calling late in the game, but this stuff just mystifies me. I’m confident we get him unless a family member turns up on the UL payroll. That would never happen in this “business” I’m sure, certainly not an upstanding group like U6.

  6. gasman01

    It was tough losing 1 in-state 4 star, but possibly losing 2 would be crazy

  7. kjd

    Vince Tyra, AD and lead recruiter for UofL football.
    Mission accomplished. Got him in the door. Sales pitch delivered. Seed planted.
    If he doesn’t sign early, we’ll probably lose him.

  8. RondoTheDonThough

    He’ll never play meaningful snaps at UK in SEC football play. Screenshot this reply.

  9. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree

    Actually it technically could be a recruiting violation if Tyra is his main off campus contact.

    1. kjd

      Tyra has received credentials from NCAA to be recruiting.

  10. nicky

    If it was a ‘business decision’, he would NOT be visiting there….Bama, UGA, yes but not UL

  11. makeitstop

    Did Josh Allen ever commit to Monmouth, then change, or were we just late getting in but before he committed? I want to temper my righteous indignation if necessary…

    1. satcheluk

      JA was committed to Monmouth. So wish all the hypocrites would STHU.

  12. Jesus H. Chrysler

    He went for the strippers & free pizza