Louisville Football landed its 13th commitment of the 2016 recruiting class on Sunday when Quarterback Jawon Pass from Carver H.S. in Columbus, GA made his pledge to the Cards. Pass was 165 of 246 for 2197 yards with 23 Touchdowns and just 2 INTs as a junior last year and also rushed for 404 yards and 11 Touchdowns.
Nicknamed “Puma” The 6’5, 225 Pass is a highly sought after Quarterback and is rated the #4 dual threat signal caller in the country in the 2016 class according to 247sports.com. For reference, Teddy Bridgewater was the 5th rated dual threat QB in 2011, Reggie Bonnafon was 10th in 2014, and Lamar Jackson was 13th in the 2015 class.
“I get a great feeling there. I have a good relationship with the coaches. Coach Bobby Petrino is a good coach, they run a pro-style offense and go in the gun. They’ll prepare me for the next level.” Jawon said about Louisville…he later added, “It was a no-brainer.”
Jawon Pass chose Louisville over finalist Alabama and Auburn signaling a MAJOR recruiting win for Bobby Petrino & his staff. L.D. Scott works the Columbus, GA area and Garrick McGee also put in a big time effort in reeling in Pass. Jawon’s brother Khane was a major piece of the 2015 recruiting class signed this past February by UofL.
Puma is rated 4 stars by all 3 major recruiting sites and chose the Cards over offers from Alabama, Auburn, North Carolina, Clemson, Indiana, LSU, Miami, Miss State, Missouri, NC State, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Texas A&M, Virginia Tech, and Florida. Jawon Pass joins Malik Staples, Dwayne Wallace, Tylin Oden, Taylor Yamanhoa, Seth Dawkins, Desmond Fitzpatrick, Baylen Buchanan, Rodjay Burns, Robbie Bell, Derek Dorsey, Austin Cummins, and Austin Johnson in the 2016 signing class this February.
— Jawon Pass (@Puma_Blessed2) July 16, 2015