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Watch Drew Barker commit to Kentucky

Watch Drew Barker announce his intentions to play football at the University of Kentucky, from the front row of the Conner High School auditorium.

Article written by Drew Franklin

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

26 Comments for Watch Drew Barker commit to Kentucky



  1. yeah
    5:28 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    1st



  2. Todd McShay
    5:29 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Huge get for the CATS!



  3. kelkaT
    5:35 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Seems like a well spoken kid… Great news…welcome aboard Drew… Go Cats!!!



  4. Big blue train
    5:39 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Welcome aboard the BBN Drew…



  5. kennyb
    5:40 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    This is a big recruit for BBN….Go Stoops



  6. TouchdownTommy
    5:41 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    And it just keeps getting better…and better…and better! But the best is yet to come. See you in CWS big fella!



  7. BIGBLUEQ
    5:44 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Great day for Kentucky football. Welcome aboard Drew. Can’t wait to see the other recruits that Drew helps draw to come play with him at UK. Maybe, Kief, Berrios to throw to and Elam to protect him. I love this kid already.



  8. Mike
    5:46 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Great news for UK. Welcome aboard Drew. Also I just heard that word has leaked out that Wiggins will be announcing sometime between now and Monday that he will be attending UK. Supposedly its all over the Kansas and UNC websites. Has anyone else heard of this?



  9. Ridge Runner
    5:47 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Wonder if he will be as good as Morgan Newton?



  10. Wildcatgal
    6:07 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Love that they played the fight song…but they should have played the air raid sirens for a QB!



  11. HackRichards
    6:20 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Up Your Arse Steve Spurrier!



  12. Mike
    6:22 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    I was being serious!!! Has anyone else heard that wiggins will announce for UK sometime between now and Monday?



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    6:23 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

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  14. Kevin C.
    6:24 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    When you steal a QB from Spurrier…a Heisman QB himself, and notable for his QB pedigree, it’s a big deal.



  15. gottodoit
    6:38 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    13 – That’s hilarious. Still laughing.



  16. Stoops = cockblocker
    6:56 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Way to reel him in coach Stoops and Brown! This officially makes Stoops a (game)Cock blocker! Wooooot wooot!



  17. Kev
    7:06 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    12. Yes



  18. Ky_Tom
    7:12 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Drew Sure had me fooled. After listening to radio shows now for weeks, I thought UK’s chances were getting slimmer by the day. UK Coach Stoops really pulled this upset off over the Ol Ball Coach Spurrier. and you know that is not going to sit very smooth with him. Spurrier hates to lose at anything… So look for USC to try pound on the Cats hard this fall when the Cats make that visit to South Carolina..

    WELCOME TO KENTUCKY DREW BARKER….HERE YOU WILL BE THE MAN….



  19. opposite approaches
    7:21 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    interesting that in football, UK recruits to “be a hero” but in basketball UK recruits to “be a cog”



  20. UK
    7:29 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Happy that we got Barker, but is there any word on Patterson or Lucas?



  21. robics tan
    7:42 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    I tell u what…. that dang on stoops done uped and done it again, I think its safe to say hes the best coach we have ever had, recruiting is at all time highs and he has yet to lose a game, I know a lot of people liked to give barnhart a tough time, hes made a couple mistakes, but I believe when all said and done the bbn will look back and say he made some of the best hires in the history of this program in fball and bball, and he has raised the level of athletics across the board, all in the face of adversity and criticism, well done sir…Stoooooooooooooooooops



  22. Justin
    7:44 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Happy that Drew Barker chose UK and would like to welcome him to the University of Kentuky and hope he has grat sucess



  23. Justin
    7:45 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    *great



  24. StopHammerTime
    7:47 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Sounds like the football team is oing what the basetball team has done for years, buy players. Good for you Stoops.



  25. SMFH
    8:10 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    25. Good job, now lets try and put our big boy words together and form a complete sentence now….. Not bad for a u of hell grad though!



  26. sgt. stadenko
    8:27 pm May 10, 2013 Permalink

    Oh shit….#13 I am laughing my ass off at that. Totally random but brilliantly funny at the same time. Did anyone else notice how he thanked his high school coach for recruiting him or did I not hear that correctly. Anyway, good luck to you young fella. Now you can put this recruiting circus behind you, get to work over the summer to prepare for a great senior year. It will be a few years but I think we will be seeing some good things from this kid. F off Spurrier
    Stoops up side ya head….I said a Stoops up side ya head

    I hope all you idiots out there that were defending Joker or even worse, playing the race card (like when Tubby left) will go shit in your fist. Now I hope you realize what an incompetent idiot of a head coach he was. Nice guy, Kentucky guy, yes…but clueless.