He has family ties to Oklahoma State and he's been committed to the Cowboys since July, but Louisville is making a strong push for Flowery Branch (Ga.) 3-star cornerback Darius Curry.
Last week he made a surprise official visit to Louisville and now the Cardinals seem to be in contention for the versatile athlete's services.
"It was great," Curry said. "I liked the coaches and it's a great program. There was a really good environment, too. I like that the campus is right in the city so there's a lot of stuff to do."
Curry saw his role on the Flowery Branch team evolve from being primarily a defender to playing mostly offense during his senior season. He lined up at quarterback, running back and wide receiver for a Flowery Branch team that won a region championship.
"I played a lot more offense this year and I had to start both ways," Curry said. "I had a pretty good season, I accomplished a lot of things and I like being one of those athletes that they put all over the field to make plays."
Oklahoma State still wants Curry to play defense, but the coaches at Louisville have opened the door for a role on offense.
"They said if I can handle the load I'll be able to play offense," Curry said. "But mainly I'm going to be a cornerback. I missed it this year, I didn't get as many interceptions as I would have liked because I was on offense most of the time but I do like playing defense."
Curry has set his official visit for Stillwater for Jan. 18 and said he knows what to expect on his trip.
"I've been there four or five times and I've seen the facilities and I know the coaches," he said. "They pretty much have everything I want, it's just going to take time for me to make my final decision."
Right now it seems the biggest difference between the two schools for Curry is the ability to have a life outside of football.
"It's kind of different with Oklahoma State because it's all about football," he said. "I like that but the main thing that's different about Louisville is the city life there."
Darius' older brother C.J. is currently a freshman wide receiver with the Cowboys but he said ultimately it's his decision to make.
"Going to Oklahoma State would be a plus to play with my brother but at the end of the day it's about what's best for me," he said. "I'm going to think about it and pray about it."