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Louisville Football Recruiting: Linebacker Tobias Little Commits

Louisville got one of its inside linebackers of the future today in Tobias Little.

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Louisville has made replenishing the defensive side of the ball a priority for the class of 2016. Wednesday the Cardinals received a big boost in those effort when linebacker Tobias Little committed. Little, a composite three-star prospect according to 247Sports, is Louisville's 21st commitment for the 2016.

Little, a composite three-star prospect according to 247Sports, had previously been committed to Missouri for much of the past season before decommitting in November. Little boasts an impressive offer sheet. His 247Sports profile lists him as having offers from Missouri, Clemson, Iowa, South Carolina, Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech, and North Carolina.

Little is ranked the #30 inside linebacker prospect in the country by 247Sports. At y'0, 235 coming out of high school he figures to stay inside in Todd Grantham's version of the 3-4 defense. Little joins Stacy Thomas, Amante Cavan, and Isaac Stewart as young linebacker prospects looking to take over for James Burgess who has now graduated and Keith Kelsey who will be done after the 2016 season.