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YAHTZEE!

 

 

As first reported by Drew Barker and later confirmed by Denzel Ware via “#YAHTZEE!” tweets, four star defensive tackle Cory Johnson is rumored to have committed to Kentucky today. The 6’3″, 295 pounder out of ASA Junior College also held offers from Miami, Arizona State, Tennessee, and Penn State; he originally committed to Temple before deciding upon the junior college route.

 

Ranked the #4 JUCO DT by 247Sports, Johnson will help Kentucky flesh out its depth at defensive tackle after Donte Rumph, Mister Cobble, and Tristian Johnson depart and build a strong foundation for the future defensive line- one that could be one of the country’s elite. His commitment should place Kentucky back into third nationally in recruiting (past Florida State and Texas, and behind Tennessee and Miami).

 

Look at that grin. Johnson seems ready to come on down.

 

Update- it’s official. Johnson has committed to the Cats. 

 

@KristenGeilKSR

Article written by Kristen Geil

23 Comments for YAHTZEE!



  1. Tennesse Wildcat
    1:39 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    Now all we need is an Elam commit and 3 more receivers and we will be set! Way to go, Cats!



  2. ukfaninohio
    1:40 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    YAHTZEE!!!!!



  3. SoCal Will
    1:40 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    Stoops is building a January football team! 4 Star linemen make us Cats to be wary of….



  4. Bobbum man
    1:43 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    I don’t get it, is it confirmed or rumored??



  5. Genoscats
    1:43 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    Great news, GBB!🐾⭐⭐⭐⭐



  6. Andy
    1:44 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    If this is true, next years front line will be Nasty!! Stoops is building a rock solid foundation with D



  7. BOSOX
    1:50 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    #1 Getting Matt Elam is MAJOR!!!! Him and Braxton Berrios….. If they can; I honestly think UK will compete with Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee for 1st or 2nd in SEC east



  8. Uh-Damn
    1:52 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    When we first vaulted up the recruiting rankings many weeks ago I enjoyed the exposure, but realized at the time that we would probably finish with an astounding top 25 class and one of the best in school history. NOW I feel confident we will have a top 15 class with potential for much more…#STOOPS



  9. Butthurt
    1:53 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    Huh? All barker said was Yahtzee. Who reported it was Johnson?



  10. Andy
    1:58 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    10- Stoops did and its confirmed.



  11. Linda Taylor
    2:00 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    WKYT is rebroadcasting the 2010 SEC championship game (UK vs MissST) right now. Tomorrow from 1-3 Eastern they will show the 2011 SEC championship game (UK vs FL). On 7/28 CWKYT from 8-10pm Eastern will show the 2011 UK vs NC game with the famous Anthony Davis block of Henson.



  12. ....
    2:05 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    #10, Butthurt, are you Butthurt because of our Johnson?



  13. Andy
    2:16 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    Time to get ELam and Berrios!!



  14. Plum STOOPID
    2:28 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    YAHTZEE!!!!



  15. BackdoorSlider.com
    2:57 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    I love this game!



  16. Jalo
    2:59 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    #8–slow down. It looks to be a great recruiting year for UK, but FL, Georgia, and others do this top recruiting every year.



  17. Costa Rica
    3:06 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    Awesome. What a great pick-up. Welcome aboard, Mr. Johnson. And we beat out Penn State, Miami and Tennessee… never thought I’d see the day we are getting such high quality players with top-notch BCS offers.

    You want a shot at immediate playing time in the premier college conference? Come to UK.



  18. BOSOX
    3:11 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    #17 if they can keep doing this on recruiting trail UK can! Not going to happen next year by any meanings. Things are heading in great direction though



  19. barn
    4:06 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    if he’s coming from jc wouldn’t he be eligible to play this year?



  20. Aaron C Bunch
    8:46 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    Johnson is hot…I would do him.



  21. Coach Strong
    9:59 pm July 20, 2013 Permalink

    Wonder if he will still be smiling after two years of 2-10?



  22. Gotta say it
    7:59 am July 21, 2013 Permalink

    Welcome aboard Big Johnson!