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Boyle County’s Reese Smith picks up an offer from West Virginia


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The Cats have some more competition. Reese Smith, a three-star 2020 prospect from Boyle County, just picked up an offer from West Virginia. Kentucky offered Smith back in October, after Tennessee extended an offer in mid-September.

Smith announced the offer on his Twitter account:

The offer comes just days after Neal Brown accepted the WVU head coaching job. Remember, Brown also played football at Boyle County High School. Smith was formerly listed as a wide receiver, but is now listed as an “athlete.” As of now, Kentucky is recruiting him as a safety, while other schools, including Duke, are recruiting him as a slot receiver.

Last season, Smith finished with 53 receptions for 1,173 yards and 20 touchdowns. At safety, he had three interceptions in 2018, returning one for a 99 yard touchdown.

Sure, Neal Brown seems like a nice guy and they share that Boyle County bond. But the Cats just went 10-3, and the BBN does tend to love a Kentucky boy a little extra… Just ask Kash Daniel.


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Article written by Maggie Davis

2 responses to “Boyle County’s Reese Smith picks up an offer from West Virginia”

  1. bwise

    20 tds on 53 receptions? Seems like we should be recruiting him as a wr too

    1. N-UR-i

      I have to agree. Our WR play has been less than stellar. We need more playmakers at that position.