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Update: Louisville added Waggener’s Jairus Brents to its 2018 class Wednesday evening, totaling 22 signees.

For now, the Louisville football program appears to be closed for business in the 2018 recruiting class.

A team release at 2 p.m. Wednesday announced Louisville “closed its 2018 National Signing Day” after signing 21 players. The Cardinals had 23 spots available in this class after adding transfer P.J. Mbanasor and late signee Nick Okeke last summer.

Louisville’s news is significant, as a few top targets remain uncommitted or unsigned.

Louisville did not include junior-college tight end Nigel Kilby, a 6-foot-8, 250-pound prospect, as one of the 21 it signed. But the program did announce Kilby’s signing in December, which means he has used up one of the 23 spots, whether he makes it to campus or not. He was supposed to enroll early last month, but Bobby Petrino did not name him as one of the recruits on campus as of Jan. 13.

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Manny Allen, a four-star prospect for much of the recruiting process according to 247sports.com, has committed but not signed and will apparently not be part of this year’s class.

Four-star tight end Leonard Taylor, who could have been a contingency plan in the event Kilby does not arrive, committed to Cincinnati over Louisville on Twitter.

With Louisville’s National Signing Day wrapped up, perhaps the only remaining option for this year’s class is No. 1 junior-college defensive end Dorian Gerald, who wrote on Twitter that he will sign Friday. As of now, Louisville has a spot for him. If Gerald chooses to go elsewhere, the Cards could use that spot on a transfer or a late addition.

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