Class of 2021 TE Victor Mullen commits to Louisville

The three-star prospect out of Illinois is the fifth Louisville Football commitment for the Class of 2021.
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Class of 2021 tight end Victor "Vic" Mullen has committed to the University of Louisville football program, announcing the decision Tuesday.

Compiling seven FBS offers, the Cards fought off Syracuse and Appalachian State among others to land Mullen's commitment.

A three-star prospect from Ottawa just outside of Chicago, Mullen is the No. 22 tight end in the Class of 2021 and the No. 41 prospect in the state of Illinois according to 247Sports.

"Every time I go visit, I leave more impressed than the last," Mullen told 247Sports. "The staff and everyone there knows how to treat people right. Louisville has felt like home ever since I first visited there."

He is a physically imposing blocker and is especially useful in the running game, not allowing defenders to come off blocks and also throwing in the occasional pancake. In the passing game, he is a go-to target in the redzone & on inside curl routes, and is not afraid to throw blocks down field for other receivers.

Mullen is the fifth prospect to give a verbal commitment to Louisville in the 2021 cycle. He joins offensive guard Aaron Gunn, defensive end Victoine Brown, safety Bralyn Oliver and offensive tackle Zen Michalski.

Louisville's 2021 recruiting class is now at ranked at No. 42 in the nation and 7th-best in the ACC.

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