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And another one!

It only seems fitting to finish the day with another football commitment.  According to Steve Jones of Cats Illustrated, Kentucky got another verbal tonight, this time from kicker/punter Landon Foster.  The Tennessee native also had an offer from Western Kentucky and was receiving interest from Alabama, Miami (Fl.), Missouri and Tennesee.

Is it possible that we stole another emo kicker out of the Volunteer state?

Article written by Thomas Beisner

28 Comments for And another one!



  1. tdogg4033011
    9:48 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    uuummm, am I losing my mind or was there a Northwestern post that is no longer there??



  2. Manbearpig
    9:53 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink


  3. Big Blue 66
    9:53 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    Guys, please dont go with the “was also receiving interest from “insert big time program here””. I understand that we have to start somewhere and we cant out recruit Alabama, but just leave it with we beat out western.



  4. Hestkuk
    10:05 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    KABOOM!



  5. Football Man
    10:06 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    Welcome Landon! BBN says congrats & good luck! GO CATS!



  6. BigBlueMan
    10:14 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    Welcome Landon! Can’t wait to cheer you on Saturday’s!
    (30 year ticket holder here!)



  7. BoomShakaLaka
    10:23 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    Won’t say much on song choice, but the special teams game just got a bit better if he’s a boomer in game situations. Color me impressed.



  8. JEREMY
    10:31 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    Kid has a good strong accurate leg,glad to have him aboard! Welcome Landon, GO CATS!!!



  9. JEREMY
    10:33 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    Gotta love that music though, sounds like something from a old 80’s movie,,,



  10. Nate
    10:48 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    He also held an offer from Vandy.



  11. BPsycho
    11:07 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    “According to Steve Jones”

    Who? Steve Jones, Jones…



  12. Wes
    11:13 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    Pull up a video of a 5* running back and you think your at a rap concert…pull up a video of a kicker and you think your in an American Eagle store



  13. Robshairgel
    11:48 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    Ha,he looks like George Costanza with Plugs!



  14. Robshairgel
    11:52 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    🙂



  15. BellCountyFootballFan
    11:57 pm August 2, 2011 Permalink

    UK made a huge mistake not signing Monte Merrick a few years back.

    But congrats on signing this kid. He looks like a great one with good potential.



  16. Orange Wildcat
    12:02 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    AAAHHHH this is the high school i went to and i know landon personally, its crazy to see him on the KSR site that i check every day haha. and, by the way, the rivals pic at the top of the post isn’t landon foster, just fyi



  17. tyrus
    12:39 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    Ha…take that Hilltoppers. You didn’t know you’re competing against an SEC team for recruits…hummmm what?



  18. Agree
    4:54 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    @ #15

    I agree we can’t give a scholarship to a kicker in our own backyard who had interest from some top schools and went to Western. Then we turn around and give a scholarship to an out of state kicker with basically the same credentials



  19. Chris Edge
    8:25 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    I hope that we did not sign the other kid as a punt returner!!

    The kicking game has actually been important to us over the years. Some not do good, but we need to get back to the Tim Masthay type!



  20. Tom Handy
    8:44 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    #18 Looks like the same thing is happening again this year as well. Arguably the #1 kicker in the nation is in KY and attends Pikeville High School, Burgy-Vanhoose kid. WTF?



  21. Ghost of Bear Bryant
    10:09 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    I have a video like that of me trying on socks.



  22. PikevilleBlueCat
    10:09 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    #20, ZBV you are talking about, there are always issues besides just being a good kicker. Kid goes to my old school, nice kid, talented as heck, but… It looks like the Foster kid is a better punter, and that is UK’s need right now. ZBV is more of a kick-off and FG specialist. Punting, he is good, but if you look at his performances over the past 2 years at the Ray Guy camps (Prokicker.com), several people consistently outperformed him in punting.



  23. Ghost of Bear Bryant
    10:12 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    #20 & #22 – Damnit, why can’t they just have a kickoff? I’d pay $5 to watch.

    And if after the kickoff it was a stalemate, then they could just kick each other until only one is still standing.



  24. Tom Handy
    11:34 am August 3, 2011 Permalink

    I think a punter and kicker are needed individualy. The importance of the kicking game CANNOT be overstated. No returns and opposing teams starting on the 20 are a must.



  25. BellCountyFootballFan
    12:18 pm August 3, 2011 Permalink

    @18 Monte wanted to come to UK so bad, all he wanted was a scholarship. And they wouldn’t budge even though they needed one so he just turned to western because he could be semi close to home where he had a sick family member. He went to Western and redshirted his first year, then his second year he got a hip injury because of their crappy field. And last year when he was in I dont think he missed a single FG, and he hit a good few from around the 50 if Im right. And he set all kinds of state records while he was at Bell Co. No reason not to sign him. Hopefully UK doesn’t screw up that bad in the future.



  26. Tom Handy
    12:31 pm August 3, 2011 Permalink

    I don’t even see Foster listed in the top 100 of the “Pro Kicker” site.



  27. jsw
    2:08 pm August 3, 2011 Permalink

    “We’re Halfway There!!!”



  28. Catmandoo
    2:08 pm August 4, 2011 Permalink

    The picture at top IS NOT Landon Foster…Lot’s of other sites has his pic.Check out Chris Sailer Website for ranking and bio. One of top specialist’s in country… in Top 12. Lot’s of schollie’s going to specialists this year. My kid knows him. Great talent!