Derek Willis grew up a Louisville fan (with video)

derek_willis has a confession to make: He grew up a fan.

Born and raised in the Derby City, it was only natural for Willis to turn to the Cardinals. His parents grew up U of L fans, so he became one. He wore red and got into arguments with his friends when played the Wildcats.

“We weren’t like diehard, like it’s U of L or nothing else … but yeah, we were fans – or I was growing up,” Willis said.

Now, Willis is a Wildcat. The first signee of the star-studded 2013 class, Willis picked over Purdue, and his childhood team, U of L.

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