Louisville senior DL Sheldon Rankins "is the type of versatile defensive lineman who is perfect for the hybrid type of defense that the Cardinals run," Sports on Earth's Matt Brown writes.
Sophomore QB Reggie Bonnafon enters preseason camp as Louisville's top QB.
Louisville senior ILB James Burgess "will be a nice fit for a 3-4 team looking for an inside gap-shooter," notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Redshirt junior DE Devonte Fields has been cleared to enroll at Louisville and will join the team on August 4, according to ESPN's Max Olson.
Updating a previous report, Louisville redshirt junior DE Devonte Fields hasn't yet been cleared academically by the University of Louisville or the NCAA.
Louisville coach Bobby Petrino is still waiting on confirmation that redshirt junior DE Devonte Fields will be cleared to play this year.
Louisville redshirt junior DE Devonte Fields "has great natural ability and star potential if he's coached up," according to ESPN's Mel Kiper.
Sports on Earth's Matt Brown calls Louisville senior DL Sheldon Rankins "a rising star and a physical, disruptive presence up front."
Louisville senior DL Sheldon Rankins' most notable traits are "balance, ball awareness and outstanding hand usage," according to NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein writes that Louisville redshirt junior DE Devonte Fields' "2012 season won't mean much to NFL scouts unless he shows that same form as a JUCO transfer at Louisville this season."
Louisville senior DL Sheldon Rankins' "versatility as a potential starting five-technique or three-technique makes him a fit in any system, which means you'll hear a lot more about this guy leading into the 2016 draft," notes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Louisville redshirt junior Brandon Radcliff "runs physical, tough and low to the ground, attacking defenders and looking to initiate contact," CBS Sports' Dane Brugler observes.
Louisville senior DE Sheldon Rankins "displays terrific effort and is a determined chaser to catch ball-carriers from behind away from the line of scrimmage," CBS Sports' Dane Brugler observes.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler notes that If Louisville redshirt junior DE Devonte Fields "plays anywhere close to the potential he showed as a true freshman in 2012, Fields will put himself back on the NFL radar."
Louisville HC Bobby Petrino believes redshirt junior QB Will Gardner (knee) will be 100 percent for camp in August.