If you're one of those people that agonizes over recruiting, recruiting stories like Sheldrick Redwine will send you to an early grave (also stop obsessing over recruiting, it's weird). A little over twelve hours ago Redwine, who originally announced that he was committed to Louisville only to shortly thereafter say he was "60% committed", decommitted from Louisville in a move that was widely expected to quickly result in him committing to Auburn. Instead, Redwine tweeted this morning that he is not decommitted from Louisville and will in fact sign with the Cardinals on February 4th.
All Rumors Of My De-commitment Were False And I Will Be Signing My Letter Of Intent On Feb 4 To The University Of Louisville #L1C4 ‼️— Sheldrick Redwine (@_23NeverLeft) January 28, 2015
Redwine's decision to remain in Louisville's class, regardless of the reason, is a great boost at a position of need. With the loss of James Sample, Terell Floyd, Gerod Holliman, and Charles Gaines, Louisville badly needs to sign several defensive backs that can contribute right away. Redwine should have plenty of opportunities to see the field in 2015.
With his commitment, Redwine puts Louisville's 2015 class at #25 in 247 Sports' composite class rankings. With a couple of targets still out there, Louisville could still wind up with one of its better recruiting classes in school history next week.