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Dublin, Ohio’s Darius McDonald commits to the Cats (UPDATED)

UK commit Darryl Long just sent out a congratulatory tweet to Darius McDonald for committing to Kentucky tonight; the commitment was confirmed by 247 Sports’ Josh Edwards. McDonald is an unranked athlete from Dublin, Ohio listed at 5’8”, 165 lbs. with a 4.4 40-yard dash.

Can we get a ‘Yahtzee!’ from the staff?!


No ‘Yahtzee!’ from the staff means no official commitment.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

21 Comments for Dublin, Ohio’s Darius McDonald commits to the Cats (UPDATED)

  1. Ash
    10:07 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink


  2. Bob
    10:09 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    This really softens the blow of the Wiltjer transfer. Just kidding. Not at all.

  3. Why?
    10:10 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    Why offer someone that small and who is unranked? I mean yeah Tavon Austin is 5’8, but he got more meat on his bones and is faster.

  4. JBForty
    10:23 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    Gotta trust the staff. You can never have enough speed. Welcome aboard, Darius!

  5. remus
    10:24 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    no other offers. no ranking. LOL poop happens, too.

  6. Why?
    10:24 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    @4 I suppose your right. But if we have a true lack of depth of receiver they should have steered clear.

  7. Why?
    10:25 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    Yeah 5 I believe this kid has greyshirt written all over him.

  8. Panama
    10:28 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    He was the running back MVP at the Cincinnati 5 Star Camp in 2012.

  9. Why?
    10:29 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    I can’t say anything bad about him honestly, a childhood friend of mine Greyshirted from here in LaRue under joker, hopefully he earns some playing time this year as well, god knows we need his size on the o-line.

  10. bbanks
    10:42 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    He did not commit…..does not even have an offer

  11. nunya
    10:42 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    Just like Tyre Brady this is not happening. Just a kid fishing for an offer.

  12. Radcliffcat
    10:43 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    Not true! No offer.

  13. Matt
    10:45 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    Not saying anything bad about kid cuz haven’t seen him play, but need to verify stuff before posting stuff like this. Kid DOES NOT have an offer and isn’t committed to the Cats. Got started with a couple tweets and boom several sites say he has committed.

  14. Matt
    10:49 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    Tyre Brady is different. He has an offer but conditions need to be met. Could be part of class in end. This guy doesn’t have an offer right now. Did good at our camp though and who knows down the road but not right now. Just a sign of how many players are excited about the new era of UK football and want to get on board.

  15. Face Palm
    11:09 pm June 24, 2013 Permalink

    “No Yahtzee” is Drew’s way of saying that Justin Rowland tweeted out the news that this kid does not have an offer and is not committed.

  16. Clay
    12:24 am June 25, 2013 Permalink

    Wrong again… come on ksr… I know you got some plants over on HOB forum… just give it 5 min…

    Justin Rowland:

    Apparently he visited UK, believe he even camped. He was told that the staff liked what he brought to the table, but it was never an offer. Not even close. In fact, he wasn’t even high on the radar. We had never mentioned him before.In fact, about two weeks ago I removed a “Kentucky offer” from his profile because we knew he did not have an offer. Based on what I was told tonight I am surprised the kid even tried that because there really wasn’t enough love from UK to misconstrue it as an offer.

  17. Ryan
    1:53 am June 25, 2013 Permalink

    I go to darius’s school amd he is all around great athlete. Don’t let his size fool you, he is better than our other RB/FB recruit going to Ohio State. He clocks in at a 4.29 40 yard Dash. Watching him on friday’s you know he is going to be a star.

  18. Few Dranklin
    5:18 am June 25, 2013 Permalink

    17.) Darius c’mon man, you don’t have get on various boards &/or other media outlets to swell yourself up.

  19. UKfanNKY
    10:06 am June 25, 2013 Permalink

    Don’t knock this Kid or the Coaches till you see him play……..remember Randell Cobb?? Well there you go…..GO CATS!!!

  20. PrestonKnowlesHairBrush
    10:46 am June 25, 2013 Permalink

    Ridiculous that this gets posted. Can we do a little research before posting a damn article about Urkel committing? MJ ruining recruiting. You don’t always have to be the first son.

  21. Mikey
    3:38 pm June 25, 2013 Permalink

    Twitter! bah! Il believe it when its official