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Letters to Andrew Wiggins…

Last night we found out that Mark Stoops and the Kentucky football coaches sent 115 handwritten letters to 2014 QB recruit Drew Barker. While 115 letters seems a bit excessive, the letter writing campaign has almost become the norm for college football recruiting. Kentucky is not the first staff to do it and Drew Barker is not the first high profile recruit to receive such letters.

We all know how much Kentucky basketball covets the #1 player in the 2013 recruiting class, Andrew Wiggins. Although John Calipari has probably never had to write a single handwritten letter in order to sway a top recruit…. what if he did? What if John Calipari wrote 115 letters to Andrew Wiggins? What would they say? Obviously, I can’t be sure… but here this is how I picture it all going down…

 

Remember when Florida State was considered to be the favorite school a few weeks ago? Remember when they had hot girls plaster his name across their chests at a basketball game?

You thought Kentucky was out of the picture?  Well guess what?…

 

 

*S/o to my friend Toni Cannon for helping with the photo shop magic…

 

Article written by Ally Tucker

I once successfully requested "The Wobble" to be played 6 times at one wedding.

71 Comments for Letters to Andrew Wiggins…



  1. H.A. Milton
    4:06 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    If Cal sent 115 letters to Wiggins…

    …That would be bush league, and what we laugh at other feeble coaches for doing, and now UK’s Football Coach.



  2. fairplay
    4:08 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Its not over just like it wasn’t over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor!



  3. Stmlax03
    4:12 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    2… That would be the japs not the Germans



  4. Rei
    4:12 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    imagine Crean’s technique to recruiting



  5. Wall2Cousins
    4:14 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    This is very disturbing!



  6. Lakesodecatsfan
    4:14 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    The one picture looks like a stack of cash….not a good look.



  7. Sir Brandon
    4:15 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    That last image disturbeth me immensely, but the notion of Wiggins as a Cat maketh it worthwhile.



  8. jwill
    4:15 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    creepy crean would make a good scooby doo villan. ” i would have gotten away with it if it wouldnt for them medalin ksr crew and that stupid matt”



  9. H.A. Milton
    4:16 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    The hands holding the stack are creepy too…definitely not a good look.



  10. Eric K
    4:17 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Damn that photo of those girls from fsu…… DOG UGLY. WIGGINS WILL BE A WILDCAT!! GO CATS!!



  11. BlueFins
    4:17 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Yeah, I think one photoshop to far.



  12. Creans Kiss Slightly Aroused Me
    4:17 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    does anyone know if wiggins has set an announcement date?



  13. Wall2Cousins
    4:18 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Germany bombed Pearl Harbor??? Really???? good gawd…that prob coming from a HoodPolson fan.



  14. jlkirk
    4:18 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #3, that would be “Animal House”



  15. Jorts4Life
    4:18 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Someone’s never seen Animal House…



  16. Deepblue
    4:19 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    115 letters is retarded. Regardless of whether its the norm. Let’s continue this process out to its logical conclusion. What was the football staff doing the other 250 days of the year? Why not send one each day to ensure that the teenage boy is fully aware of your desire for him? Why not send 115 letters a day? Why stop there? Why not hire a midget in a top hat to follow him around reading poetry?….Stupid.



  17. Roland
    4:20 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    The WHOLE CBB World will “WIG out” if this young man signs with UK.
    I hope it happens but not sad if it doesn’t.

    Now there is a potential t-shirt:

    WIG OUT! on the front.
    what goes on the back?



  18. DREWBLUE
    4:21 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Who’s the hot red head holding the letters.
    3 and 13. What are we supposed to do now you moron.



  19. rj
    4:21 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    we already have the greatest class ever with a couple of guys coming back for a bench, will probally beat everyone on the way to a title. if he comes he comes, how many stars do you need to make everyone happy? I watched clips of randall playing and if anyones better than him they’ll have to prove it to me.



  20. btowncatfan
    4:23 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    2. I get it, that’s funny.



  21. dan
    4:23 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #16
    well Im gonna go a head and side with Stoops on this, he seems to know more about football and recruiting than you. BUt maybe between your ground breaking logical conclusion posts you spend your time coaching a major D1 program.



  22. Lakesidecatsfan
    4:24 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    17) its time for #9



  23. Ryne
    4:25 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #17 #TWINNING on the back and WIG OUT on the front



  24. Boon
    4:26 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    3: forget it, he’s rollin’



  25. H.A. Milton
    4:28 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #21, I’ve never heard a blue chip recruit say I was gonna sign with so and so, but then this other school sent me 115 letters in one day! Have you? F.O.H.



  26. Ryne
    4:28 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    This is like Indiana disturbing



  27. Lil c
    4:29 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    ” shhh, it’s a wig.” < honey boo boo



  28. mad monk
    4:29 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    24: Well played.



  29. Lil c
    4:30 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Going undefeated is almost impossible, but if we get this kid, I say there’s a damn good chance that can happen!! Wiggins is that good!!!!



  30. dan
    4:31 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #25
    Honestly I havent. But I dont know much about football recruiting except what I read. I would say its more of a symbolic move. Id rather them go overboard than play it cool like Joker.



  31. Bluekzu
    4:32 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    18. Rachel McAdams, and she’s blond…



  32. Wiggout?
    4:33 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Best thing about Wigg’s recruitment is our competition… Florida St.

    We are already the favorite to win NC next year… and if we get him we are just a better favorite.
    If we don’t get him, we don’t have to worry about it because Florida St still wont be good enough to beat us.

    The best thing is that we are not competing with a team for Wiggins that would be better than us if they got him. So no reason to stress about Wiggins, he’s only the extra icing on top of the cake that already has icing.

    But all said, I still wanna Wiggout! I like extra icing.



  33. LOL
    4:39 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    LOL @ #3 and #13. Animal house, anyone?



  34. Joker
    4:40 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    They pulled the trigger too soon. I was going to send 121 letters and I had already started. I was on number 3 when they fired me.



  35. Roland
    4:41 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    31, You checked the carpet?
    Kudos!



  36. Bobbum man
    4:42 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Lmao @ 2



  37. Paint Pro
    4:42 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Were these done with microsoft paint? Not funny and pics were horrible. This is Drew Franklins specialty, leave it to him.



  38. Bluekzu
    4:44 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    LOL..no. Just seen most of her other movies.



  39. Bobbum man
    4:44 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    19- I agree I think the gap between wiggins/Parker and randle is smaller than people realize I would still take wiggins over any of them and I know everyone realizes randle is good just not sure they realize how good he really is



  40. rick
    4:46 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Who knows a german could have been driving those tanks.



  41. War Historian
    4:53 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #40, you may be correct because all of the Japanese tanks were tied up at the Battle of The Bulge!



  42. Stoops
    4:53 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Saban sent 105 letters to Alvin Kamara last year and got him! Oh and that’s Alabama football. If Alabama is doing it then we sure as hell do. In Stoops I trust!



  43. chanebehanansucks
    4:58 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Front of shirt: This is TWINSANE

    Back says: BBN is Wiggin’ out for 9



  44. Last Year's UK Recruiting Cordinator
    4:58 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Joker, how do you spell “Drew?” I am going to write him some letters.



  45. bil
    5:02 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    I read on a UK site that Champman had a reliable source tell him that Wiggins was coming to UK.



  46. bil
    5:05 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    19 I think that Randle is ready for the NBA today. That is how good he is. The inside games has returned to UK along with the outside. Poythress will surely be better in 2014 than he was this year or else he will never be an NBA player.



  47. Lil c
    5:17 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #43 that’s cool and all but you can’t leave Randle out.



  48. Adam
    5:24 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Why does he have t-rex arms?



  49. Aaron Craft's Rosacea
    5:28 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Fat, Drunk, and Stupid is no way to go through life son.



  50. hmmm...
    5:34 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    lemme guess, #3 and #13 have never seen Animal House. 3 and 13 = FAIL.



  51. Roland
    5:35 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    USPS says “keep the letters coming” or you won’t see us in your neighborhood on sat.



  52. Duuuuuude
    5:41 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    I mainly want Wiggins so we can watch him play every game. If he comes, then I think Cal really can just “roll the ball out there”.



  53. chanebehanansucks
    5:49 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #48. Lil C- I know, trying to implement every superstar’s name is way too difficult. Help a brother out! Thoughts on a shirt that shows respect to everyone in our quest for nine!?!?



  54. UKBlue
    5:52 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    The fact this kid has been so quite & apparently shying away from attention (where most kids do everything they can for attention) in his recruitment, there has to be some truth in his not wanting to be the center of attention. Yes, UK players get all kinds of attention, AW can be hidden a little in UK incoming class, where as he will be the center of attention on another team.

    If you didn’t get the Animal House reference, seriously go away.



  55. JKUK
    5:58 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Wow what’s with The Notebook references??



  56. M.C.Leod
    6:07 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    Hate the photoshopped images because they scare me. Love the Notebook references because they are hilarious and demonstrate the effectiveness of a hand-written letter. I miss snail-mail.



  57. im4uk
    6:07 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    bikini cal is just not right!



  58. jaws2
    6:15 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    I can see why it would be pretty outrageous to sign Wiggins as well, but I’m not so sure it’s in our best interest. It’s possible to have too many ‘great’ players on one team. I could see problems with this. We’ll be great without him.



  59. tom crean
    6:18 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    thats my wife in bikini.you bastards!



  60. bcat
    6:30 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    My grandmother is better at photoshop.



  61. Lil c
    7:07 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    #54… My bad man. Lol



  62. 2blue4u
    7:08 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    I can’t believe any one has not seen Animal House!! What’s really funny is how stupid they sound making fun of the German bombing quote!! bahaha LOSERS



  63. dave
    7:24 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    nothing like forcing a “the notebook” reference on a site where, at best, 1/2 of the ppl reading know of the movie. good effort



  64. Boon
    7:39 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    28: thx for getting that.



  65. MustangCat
    8:17 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    I’m sure Wiggins will be impressed with his “girly hands” holding all his letters!!! lol.



  66. itsme
    10:19 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    hope we get wiggings and pretty funny gettin on here and seeing a shout out for the photoshopping to none other than my own sister toni cannon lol nice



  67. Duke Sucks
    11:14 pm March 26, 2013 Permalink

    How great is Cal? Wiggins is the best player in this class possibly in the last decade according to some experts. As much as we would like to have him we will be just fine if he chooses FSU. For every other s hook in the country he is a musy get. For UK he is the difference in winning by 25 instead of 15′
    19 and 39) this passed summer Randle and Wiggins went head to head in a AAU game and wiggins greatly out played Randle! I agree with you that Randle is a beast and from what I’ve seen both are better then Parker, but wiggins is a GREAT talent. That said as far as college players go I think Randle will have the greatest impact of the 2. There just isn’t that many low post players in the NCAA who can physicaly match Randle! As far as pro careers it’s no contest Wiggins has the tools to be one of the best!



  68. Kevin C.
    2:57 am March 27, 2013 Permalink

    Forget UK basketball…. #2 just f***ing rewrote HISTORY!



  69. Kevin C.
    3:00 am March 27, 2013 Permalink

    Nevermind….it’s 3 A.M. , and it’s been about 25 years since I saw Animal House. Well done #2…and 3.