University of Louisville head football coach Jeff Brohm announced the signing of 14 members of UofL’s 2024 recruiting class Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA’s early signing period.

The early signing period lasts through Friday, while the regular signing period runs from Feb. 7 through April 7.

All 14 of Wednesday’s signees are high school seniors. Nine of the signees are offensive players (one quarterback, two running backs, two wide receivers, one tight end and three offensive linemen) and five are defensive players (one linebacker, two defensive linemen, and two defensive backs).

The Cardinals signed four players who are rated as four-star performers in running back Isaac Brown, tight end Dylan Mesman, defensive lineman Xavier Porter and wide receiver Joseph Stone.

Louisville inked players from eight different states, with four coming from Florida and Georgia.  The Cardinals also signed one player each from Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, and Texas.

Five of Louisville’s signees are planning to enroll at UofL for the spring semester. They are Brown, linebacker Trent Carter, defensive end Maurice Davis, offensive lineman Ransom McDermott and Stone.

Deuce Adams, QB

6-1, 170, Fr.

Austin, Texas | Vandegrift

Committed in April…  consensus three-star prospect… ranked by 247Sports as the No. 35 quarterback nationally and the No. 82 player in Texas… rated a three-start prospect and the No. 38 quarterback by ON3 Elite …ranked as the No. 28 QB by and ESPN …  Ri-vals rated him the No. 93 player in the state of Texas … finished career with 6,203 passing yards and 75 touchdowns… added 688 yards and 10 touchdowns rushing… averaged 14.3 yards a completion … accounted for 6,891 yards and 85 touchdowns during his scholastic career … voted on the final ballot of the 2023 Whataburger Super Team … was one of 25 semifinalists for Mr. Texas Football … completed 65 percent career completion rate… recorded a 19-3 as a starter… 2,133 yards and 27 touchdowns passing on top of 221 yards and four scores rushing as a senior… completed 71 percent of his throws as a senior .. averaged 14.6 yards a completion as a senior … completed 23 of 28 for 333 yards and two touch-downs in a win over Midway … led Vandegrift to 25-6A district championship and undefeated regular season in 2023… completed 216 of 323 passes for 3,007 yards and 34 touch-downs … also rushed 290 yards and two touchdowns … 3,297 total yards and 36 total touchdowns as a junior… passed for 1,002 yards and 13 touchdowns as a sophomore … Al-so played baseball. Attended New Braunfels (Texas) Canyon prior to his senior year … chose Louisville over Baylor, Boston College, California, Washington State, and Utah State.

Isaac Brown, RB

5-9, 180, Fr.

Homestead, Fla. | Homestead

Running back at Homestead in Florida… committed in April 2022… four-star prospect on 247Sports… three-star prospect on … ranked by 247Sports as the No. 19 running back nationally and No. 35 player in Florida… overall No. 423 nationally…  rated the No. 58 running back by ON3 Elite … tabbed the No. 28 back by ESPN and the No. 14 by… competed at the Under Armour Camp… totaled 245 yards on 17 carries and a pair of touchdowns in the Kickoff Classic … totaled 190 yards on 22 carries and two scores, while returning a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown in a win over Miami Columbus … totaled 121 yards and a touchdown in a 35-33 win over Southridge in the #M Regional semifinals … scored on a 43-yard reception in the 31-28 loss to St. Thomas Aquinas in the state title game … rushed 650 yards and 10 scores rushing along with 450 yards and six touchdowns receiving as a junior… helped Homestead to Class 3M state championship appearance in 2022… rushed 761 yards and 13 scores as a sophomore…  went 10.89 in the 100-meter dash as a sophomore … team finished with an 11-2 record … ran track and field … state qualifier in the long jump as a 10th grader … Also member of a 4×100 team that made Flor-ida’s 3A track meet … posted personal-bests of 22’8.5 in the long jump and 10.89 in the 100-meter dash during spring of 2022 … posted 100 times of 10.97, 10.97 and 11.15 that season … chose Louisville over Florida, Miami, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Cincinnati, Michigan State, Penn State, Indiana, West Virginia and Nebraska.

Shaun Boykins, WR

6-1, 190, Fr.

Radcliff, Ky. | North Hardin

Played wide receiver at North Hardin High… Committed in April… ranked as one of the top players in the state of Kentucky … rated as one of the top 10 prospects in the state by all the recruiting outlets … consensus three-star prospect by all the recruiting outlets … ranked by 247Sports and ESPN  as the No. 96 wide receiver nationally and No. 5 player in Kentucky… ranked by as the No. 9 player in the state … selected first team All-State by the Courier Journal … named the Class 6A District Player of the Year … caught 84 passes for 1,451 yards and 16 touchdowns in just eight games as a senior… finished fourth in the state in receiving yards … set new career highs with 14 receptions for 287 yards and four touch-downs in season opener against South Warren… scored on an 80-yard touchdown reception … recorded 11 receptions for 171 yards and a score against Christian Academy … caught 11 passes for 187 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Daviess County … had a 13-caught games for 183 yards and three touchdowns in a 22-15 win over Central Hardin … had 897 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior… rushed for 221 yards and five touchdowns on the ground that year while being named second-team All-State… standout on the basketball team … scored over 1,000 career points on the basketball squad … recorded 30 catches for 387 yards and five touchdowns as a sophomore … ran a 10.86 as a sophomore … chose Louisville over Kentucky, West Virginia, Marshall, Akron and Army.

Trent Carter, LB

6-2, 220, Fr.

Jacksonville, Fla. | The Bolles School

Played for Matt Toblin at the Bolles School … played inside linebacker at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla…. committed in May… consensus three-star prospect… No. 101 LB nationally and No. 152 player in Florida according to 247Sports Composite … ranked as the No. 95 linebacker by ESPN and the No. 114 linebacker by ON3 … voted team captain … totaled 143 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, three sacks, three pass deflections, two interceptions, and one forced fumble as a senior… recorded 103 solo tackles … 17 tackles, three tackles for loss, and two sacks vs. Columbia… 16 tackles vs. Coffee… eight tackles and an interception returned for 54 yards vs. Trinity Christian… back-to-back 16+ tackle games in 2M Playoffs… selected to the Florida Times Union Super 11 …  totaled 110 tackles, six forced fumbles, five hurries, four pass break-ups, three fumble recoveries a sack and an interception for squad that went 9-5 in Florida’s 2M classification and made the state semifinals.… additionally participated in the state weightlifting championships, finishing fourth in Olympic and 12th in traditional… chose Louisville over Pittsburgh, Memphis, Coastal Carolina, and Appalachian State.

Maurice Davis, DE

6-3, 210, Fr.

Albany, Ga. | Dougherty

Played defensive end at Dougherty in Albany, Ga… consensus three-star prospect… ranked as the No. 62 edge rusher nationally and No. 104 player in Georgia by 247Sports Composite … rated as the No. 46 edge rusher by ON3 and the No. 56 edge performer by 247Sports … ESPN ranked him as the No. 88 player at his position …  named the defensive lineman of the year for Region 1-AAA in a meeting of region coaches… recorded 39 total tackles and seven tackles for loss as a junior… tallied 52 total tackles and 13 tackles for loss as a sophomore… chose Louisville over Ole Miss, USF, Cincinnati, Texas A&M and James Madison.

Jathan Hatch, S

6-2, 190, Fr.

Corinth, Miss. | Biggersville

Played for Case Ingram at Biggersville High… played several different positions … recruited as a safety… committed in June… consensus three-star prospect… per 247Sports Compo-site, No. 124 safety nationally and No. 30 player in Mississippi… rushed for 1,185 yards and 21 touchdowns as a running back … recorded 53 tackles, six interceptions and four special teams touchdowns …. selected to the MS-AL All-Star Game …  selected All-State by SB Live … named first team Class 1-A all-state  Scored 35 total touchdowns on both sides of the ball on the way to school’s first ever 1-A state championship… three interceptions, a fumble recovery, and two 65-yard punt return touchdown and four tackles vs. Tupelo Christian Prep… scored a pair of defensive touchdowns, three first-half interceptions and caught a 50-yard touchdown in a win over Vardaman … chose Louisville over Ole Miss, Kentucky, Southern Miss, Tulane, and Cincinnati.

Fred Johnson, OL

6-5, 287, Fr.

Cleveland, Ohio | Glenville

Played for Ted Ginn, Sr. at Glenville High … offensive guard at Glenville… committed in June… consensus three-star prospect… ranked by 247Sports Composite as the No. 64 interior offensive lineman nationally and the No. 35 player in Ohio… started every game on the way to winning the Division IV state championship as a senior… named first-team All-Ohio as a junior… chose Louisville over Kentucky, Pittsburgh, Michigan, Penn State, Tennessee, Michigan, and Marshall.

Dylan Mesman, TE

6-5, 230, Fr.

Saline, Mich. | Saline

Played for Joe Palka at Saline High … committed in April… four-star prospect on Rivals… ranked by Rivals as the No. 24 tight end nationally and No. 13 player in Michigan… rated as the No. 21 tight end in the nation by 247Sports … totaled 50 catches 631 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior… tallied zero drops and didn’t allow a sack … named All-State by the Detroit Free Press … all-region selection… voted first team All-SEC … voted first team All-State by Sports Illustrated … selected Academic All-State … guide team to the SEC Red title and a 9-2 final record … selected as part of the Michigan High Dream Team … caught seven catches for 126 yards vs. Monroe… four catches for 31 yards and two scores vs. Pio-neer… honorable mention All-State performer with 29 receptions for 245 yards and six touchdowns as a junior… second tea member of the of Ann Arbor Dream Team … chose Louisville over Kentucky, Auburn, Ole Miss, Boston College, Michigan State, Cincinnati, Miami.

Ransom McDermott, OL

6-7, 300, Fr.

Noblesville, Ind. | Noblesville

Played for coach Dave Sharpe at Noblesville High … offensive tackle at Noblesville in Indi-ana… committed in April… consensus three-star prospect… ranked as the No. 105 offensive tackle nationally and No. 17 player in Indiana according to 247Sports Composite… as a senior, helped the Millers run for 2,836 yards and 29 touchdowns with an average of 5.8 yards per carry… chose Louisville over Kentucky, Purdue, Indiana, Cincinnati, West Virginia and Boston College.

Raemon Mosby, CB

6-0, 180, Fr.

Marrero, La. | Westlake

Played for Rico Zackery at Westlake High … played cornerback at Westlake in Atlanta, Ga…. committed in July… consensus three-star prospect… ranked as the No. 116 cornerback nationally and No. 141 player in Georgia by 247Sports Composite… finished the season at 9-3 … began his prep career in Louisiana… transferred to Westlake during his junior season … recorded eight tackles in season-opener vs. North Cobb… returned an interception 66 yards for a touchdown vs. Crisp County… totaled two tackles and a fumble recovery vs. Ce-dar Grove… two tackles and an interception vs. Campbell… totaled 17 tackles, one fumble recovery, and one tackle for loss as a junior… chose Louisville over Cincinnati, Duke, Georgia Tech, Miami, North Carolina, East Carolina, FAU, Indiana, James Madison, Maryland, Mem-phis, Miami, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, North Carolina, Nebraska, Purdue, Tulane and USF.

Xavier Porter, DL

6-2, 265, Fr.

Tampa, Fla. | Tampa Catholic

Played for Jeris McIntyre at Tampa Catholic … Defensive lineman at Tampa Catholic in Tam-pa, Fla…. committed to Cardinals in July… earned over 30 scholarship offers … four-star prospect according to Rivals… No. 70 DL nationally and No. 89 player in Florida according to 247Sports Composite… totaled 123 tackles and 13.5 sacks in high school career… tallied 76 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 4.5 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles this past season as a senior… credited with seven tackles and two sacks vs. Fort Myers… six tackles and a sack vs. Jefferson… credited with 50 tackles and two sacks during junior year… closed the year with a 9-2 record … tallied 27 tackles and four sacks as a sophomore… chose Louisville over Au-burn, Boston College, Cincinnati, FIU, FAU, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa State, Maryland, NC State, Rutgers, UCF, Wake Forest, West Virginia, Kentucky, Florida State, Michigan, Oklahoma, Penn State, Kansas, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

Joseph Stone, WR

5-11, 180, Fr.

Fairburn, Ga. | Langston Hughes

Committed in November… four-star prospect on 247Sports… rated the No. 45 wide receiv-er by 247Sports and the No. 37 in Georgia … received a 247Sports Composite ranking of No. 305 nationally … caught 17 passes for 289 yards and four touchdowns in seven games for Grayson … missed six games … Posted a 11.32 in the 100-meter dash at the Atlanta Games Invitational as a 11th grader … father lives in the city of Louisville … chose Louisville over LSU, UCF, Arizona, Arkansas, Auburn, Boston College, Cincinnati, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, Penn State, Pitt, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Oregon.

Duke Watson, RB

6-0, 180, Fr.

Forsyth, Ga/ | Mary Persons

Committed in June… four-star prospect on Rivals and On3… ranked by 247Sports compo-site as No. 36 running back nationally and No. 57 player in Georgia… rushed for 5,541 yards and 74 touchdowns in his scholastic career… totaled 1600+ rushing yards in all three sea-sons from 2021-2023… averaged 8.3 yards per carry … ran for 1,865 yards and 30 scores as a senior… totaled 1,669 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior with 184 yards and four scores receiving… recorded 1,901 all-purpose yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior … rushed for 1,716 yards and 25 touchdowns as a sophomore… chose Louisville over Cincin-nati, Kentucky, Georgia Tech, NC State, Penn State, Auburn, Boston College, Charlotte, James Madison, East Carolina, Kansas, Kansas State, Minnesota, NC State, Ole Miss, Purdue, and UCF.

Jimmy Williams, OL

6-4, 290, Fr.

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. | American Heritage

Played offensive tackle at American Heritage High School… committed in April… consensus three-star prospect… ranked by 247Sports Composite as the No. 122 offensive tackle nationally and the No. 192 player in Florida… helped team to 2,302 yards and 38 touchdowns total on the ground with an average of 6.9 yards per carry in senior season… started as a junior for 12-3 team that appeared in Florida 2M state title game…  chose Louisville over Duke, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, UCF, Appalachian State, FIU, FAU, and USF.

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