Just when you thought that Kentucky’s ’06 recruiting could not get any odder, it has. Kentucky has offere 6’8″ South Carolina UBER-athlete Chad Grey a scholarship to join the Wildcats in the fall. Grey is a power forward whose career has been well traveled. An EXTREMELY exciting athlete, Grey originally took his 4.43 40 time and committed to play FOOTBALL for Florida State, but then later committed to play basketball at South Carolina.
He has asked for a release from that commitment and sources have told me that he will be visiting UK next week and could commit within the week. Apparently the high school he went to, Florida Prep, was one of the high schools investigated by the NCAA for being “illegitimate.” Because of that, South Carolina has declined to admit him into the university. Nevertheless, the school has supposedly (although i am not sure) been cleared by the NCAA, so he is eligible to play….but the admissions office at South Carolina did not consent. An unbelievable chain of events, but it is the case.
Here are two stories on the guy:
What is interesting is that this is not a desperate move. This kid has game and just happened to be a relatively early commitment to South Carolina. This could be quite a steal and if it ends quickly, Tyrone Nash will be a name from the past….