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Keith Kelsey picks Louisville

Florida linebacker Keith Kelsey has picked Louisville as his college of choice, according to Mike Hughes. Kelsey, a three-star inside linebacker, chose the Cards over Kentucky and South Florida. He visited UK’s campus this weekend and by all accounts it went well, but his family’s close ties to Charlie Strong (his dad played for Strong at Florida) were too much to overcome.

All is not lost; after a great visit to Lexington that had many media members jumping the gun to report a commitment, four-star Florida linebacker James Hearns will announce his decision soon.

9 days ’til signing day.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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29 Comments for Keith Kelsey picks Louisville



  1. MtnCat
    9:12 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Next!



  2. Willis talkin bout..
    9:17 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    With a beard like that.. we should have guessed he’d sign with UL



  3. CATSTIME
    9:19 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Cant wait for the next message to say “we did not want him anyway”



  4. UKfanNKY
    9:21 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Here ya go #3 rather have hearns.



  5. a victim of charity
    9:22 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Why would anybody that KNOWS Charlie Strong want their kid to play for him? *scratches head*



  6. bb88888888
    9:23 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    His DAD played for Strong? How old was his dad when he had him, 12?



  7. Jason
    9:25 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Kid put on a UK hat then said “PSYCHE” I’m a Louisville Cardinal baby!

    I now don’t like him.



  8. fosho
    9:25 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Time to realize the visits were fun but Kentucky football is not getting any of these great recruits. Maybe next year…



  9. Jason
    9:27 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    @ #8

    Nothing about this suggests that “we wont be getting any of those great recruits”. All it suggests is that Kelsey wanted to play under Strong like his dad. There are still many good recruits who seem to be leaning our way.



  10. Blue Hair
    9:27 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Where da gold at?



  11. Jonah Hex
    9:28 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    A) don’t be surprised if Hatcher comes.
    B) we have had more 4* visits in a month, than Joker had his entire career.



  12. Uh oh
    9:34 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Did want to play with the big boys in the SEC. Have fun playing those JV teams.



  13. 12
    9:39 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    rather play JV teams(Big East) than play on a JV team(UK). UK would have a losing conference record in ACC so no worries



  14. MJ4UK
    9:42 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    #11, true that



  15. Clint Hurtt says
    9:45 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    I was never worried….Had a talk with his daddy ands we came to an understanding if you know what I mean. L1C4 Bitches!!!



  16. 2020
    9:50 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Best of luck to him at UL. Hope that turns out to be the right decision for him.



  17. Wesley Woodward
    9:52 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Kid followed his heart. I got no mess with that.



  18. Joe
    9:54 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Got paid by Hurtt?



  19. Keith
    9:57 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Probably should call the guys they ran off and tell them we didn’t mean it.



  20. B-Lord
    9:57 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Hopefully this is a sign that we are going to get Hearns. Both are inside LBs. Maybe he didn’t want to be second in line for his position/class.



  21. Al's IndiCats
    9:58 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    You’re not kidding 11, this has been said many times but, we’re now gettng them on campus to where we never was invited in thier homes. Good luck to the young man. Go CATS!



  22. theSkinny81
    9:58 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    (I’m gonna take the Louisville angle, for fun)

    Everybody knows Clint Hurtt pays these recruits. It’s only a matter of time until the NCAA drops the hammer on that program and the BCS Bowl win is vacated.



  23. We Suck
    10:03 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Louisville is a better football program. It is just that simple



  24. Musehobo
    10:08 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    6) I just ran some numbers. It looks like he would have been around 15.



  25. 3 and Out
    11:15 am January 28, 2013 Permalink

    Welcome to UK football Stoops. This will not be the last time you hear players choosing other programs.

    3 and out!!!



  26. Mom Kelsey
    12:08 pm January 28, 2013 Permalink

    With fans like some of you in Kentucky, who needs haters. As a mom & yes Keiths mom, I am astonished at the comments made towards my son & towards other recruits that didn’t choose UK. Wow! Is all I can say & I hope those of you that one day have son’s or daughters that might goe through this process don’t come across the same thing.

    Keiths Mom



  27. Black Mamba
    12:57 pm January 28, 2013 Permalink

    The little “psyched” act shows how classless he is. He belongs at Louisville. He fits right in.



  28. Justawaiting
    1:07 pm January 28, 2013 Permalink

    26 I agree. I wish your son well and enjoy his success. No choice is the wrong choice in this process. All of us UK fans dont carry on like this. What these guys dont understand is that mothers and fathers of recruits talk as well as recruits.Doesnt bode well for Uk with any other recruits that know your family.I am not so sure our fanbase is not as much responsible for the demise of our program as the past administration.Please accept one fans apology. Good luck to your family.



  29. behindenemylines
    1:14 pm January 28, 2013 Permalink

    26. I am with you.WOW!!! Been dealing with it myself.