One of the Bluegrass State's top prospects has added
another major scholarship offer to his list.
Boyle County receiver/safety
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Jacob Tamme picked up an offer from Louisville earlier this
month, and has quickly tossed the Cardinals into his new top five.
"It's definitely something I'm going to consider,"
Kentucky Top 15. "I'm
thinking about making an official visit there for Dec. 13.
"Louisville has built a real good relationship with
our high school team. Bobby and Travis Lefew are there, Justin Nichols is
walking on and has a chance to play a lot as a long-snapper, and they're
recruiting Brodie (Overstreet) pretty hard. That's a lot of guys from here
that could be in their program, so I'm sure I'd feel pretty comfortable
there if everything else seemed right."
Tamme (6-5, 205, 4.55) also has football offers from
Northwestern, Purdue, Indiana and West Virginia and a baseball offer from
Football is his top priority, though, and he's in
the process of setting up official visits.
"Louisville will probably be the first one," he
said. "Then it looks like maybe Northwestern on Jan. 10, Indiana on Jan. 17
and West Virginia at some point. We really haven't talked about a date for
that one yet."
Tamme said Michigan may get the fifth visits, if the
Wolverines offer. Big Ten rival Purdue has offered, but Tamme is unsure
about where he stands with the Boilermakers, having not heard from their
staff "for a month or so."
Boyle County (11-2) will play in the Class 3A state
semifinals on Friday. The Rebels are seeking their fourth consecutive state
championship, two in 2A and two in 3A. Tamme has played a big role once
again this season with 750 yards receiving, 12 touchdowns and seven