Clermont East Ridge (Fla.) running back Jeremy Wright became the 22nd member of Steve Kragthorpe's 2009 recruiting class when he verbally committed to U of L on Tuesday.
The 5-foot-10, 185-pound Wright ran for a state-high 2,707 yards and scored 28 touchdowns in his senior season. In a game against Wekiva High School, he gained 492 yards — the second-best rushing performance in Florida high school football history.
He runs a 4.5 40-yard dash and is rated as the 99th best back in the country by Scout.com. Wright chose Louisville over Iowa State, Troy, Florida International and Central Florida.
Here's visual proof of Wright's record-breaking performance:
U of L also got a commitment from Dunbar (Baltimore) High linebacker Horace Miller, who had previously been committed to UNLV.
Miller, a 6-foot-1, 210-pound All-State performer, recorded 133 tackles and 29 sacks while leading Dunbar to a state title in his senior season.
Here's Miller in action...I think: