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Kentucky signee Allen Dailey’s mother diagnosed with stage four breast cancer


Trussville Tribune

Kentucky wide receiver commitment Allen Dailey signed with the Wildcats this morning, officially joining UK’s class of 2018.

The three-star talent caught 80 passes for 1,441 yards and 23 receiving touchdowns as a senior, leading his team to a Class 6A championship in the state of Alabama.

While his school celebrated Dailey’s big day, the receiver signee had his mind in another place.

Marilyn Dailey, Allen’s mother, was recently diagnosed with stage four breast cancer and wasn’t able to attend the signing day celebration as a result.

After making it official, Dailey was asked about his mother’s health and how he’s feeling through all of it.

His answer? No crying allowed.

Afterward, he commented on the video, saying “I love you momma.”

Like his mother’s wishes, he stayed strong and kept away the tears. In fact, he even asked his girlfriend to prom on his special day.

My thoughts and prayers are with Dailey as he struggles through this difficult time, and I know the BBN certainly feels the same way.

If you want to give him a shoutout on Twitter and let him know you’re thinking about him, head on over to his profile here: @Ymm_Allen9

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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6 responses to “Kentucky signee Allen Dailey’s mother diagnosed with stage four breast cancer”

  1. Saul T. Nuts

    We’re lucky to have this young man, and prayers for his mom.

  2. chris gettelfinger is not walking through that door

    Yes, prayers for the whole family.

  3. AllBlueAllDay

    This young man has the kind of character we want at Kentucky. Thoughts and prayers to him and his family. Stay strong momma so you can watch your young man man tear up the sec.

  4. Cryingtheblues

    Allen, welcome to the family of the BBN! Prayers for you and your mom!

  5. Willis talkin bout....

    Prayers Brother…

  6. notFromhere

    She’s in our prayers, as are you, young man. May God bless you and your family