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January 5, 2014

What Happened with Matt Elam?

Matt Jones 8:00pm January 5, 2014 1/5/14

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Saturday was supposed to be a banner day for Kentucky football. With the college football world (and many recruits) watching on, Elam was to be one of 9 All Americans to announce their college choice at the High School All American game. The buzz was everywhere that Elam was going to pick Kentucky and the…

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January 4, 2014

Travonte Valentine Speaks About Opening Up His Recruitment

Will Totten 9:00pm January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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  4-Star DT Travonte Valentine has become an important target for the UK coaching staff following a weekend that started with Valentine being a Miami commitment and ending with a de-commitment to the ‘Canes and a plan to visit both Kentucky and LSU before Signing Day. Josh Helmholdt interviewed the former UofL, Florida, and Miami…

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Travonte Valentine Has Decommitted From Miami

Will Totten 4:50pm January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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  See, today’s not all bad news! Jimmy D. Smith (@JimmyDetail) of The Times-Picayune in New Orleans has reported that 4-Star DT Travonte Valentine has de-committed from Miami, which had been rumored the last couple of days at the Army All-American Bowl. Valentine’s de-commitment comes following reports that Miami’s Al Golden has been offered and…

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What We Learned from the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Nick Roush 4:30pm January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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1. Drew Barker ain’t scared.  High School All-American games are all about smoke and mirrors.  It’s difficult to find a rhythm as players constantly rotate in and out in order to ensure that everyone receives playing time.  Drew Barker was put in NBC’s shadow behind Johnny Football’s replacement, #1 QB recruit Kyle Allen.  Barker responded…

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Barker’s Play Might Draw a Big-Time Visitor to UK

Nick Roush 2:59pm January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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CJ Conrad is evidence of the power of playing on National Television. The 4-star Ohio tight end in the class of 2015 (#15 TE overall) has not had the Cats high on his recruiting totem pole, but after watching Drew Barker’s stellar 2nd quarter performance in the US Army All-American Bowl, Conrad has a new…

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Army AA Bowl Halftime Update: Barker and Elam Haven’t Disappointed

Nick Roush 2:30pm January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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  After a slow start, the #BBN is in for a treat on NBC. The future of Kentucky Football has been nothing but exceptional.  4-4 for 56 yards doesn’t sound very impressive, but Drew Barker has led the West team to the only 2 scores of the game. Barker has done a little bit of…

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The hat was on the table, but Erick Smith chooses Ohio State

Nick Roush 2:15pm January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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The #11 safety in the country was expected to choose the Ohio State, but rumors earlier this week indicated that UK was making some headway in his recruitment.  The blue hat made the table, even causing his hand to linger for awhile, before he chose the Buckeyes. We didn’t get the safety, but Drew Barker…

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Two of the Glenville Trio will Announce Today

Nick Roush 1:20pm January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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Erick Smith, Marcelys Jones, Marshon Lattimore In football recruiting, things gets crazy. Earlier this week we reported that the highly-touted Glenville Trio was reconsidering an Ohio State commitment, possibly heading South to Lexington instead.  Jones has the strongest UK ties, but has been committed to Urban Meyer’s Buckeyes for months.  Conventional wisdom said the other…

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No Elam Decision? No Problem! Tune in to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Nick Roush 12:49pm January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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Before an NFL Wildcard doubleheader begins on NBC, the best high school football stars in America will showcase their skills at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.  Normally Kentucky fans could care less about high school bowl games during basketball season, but Mark Stoops is just too damn good at recruiting. Here are a few things…

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More on Matt Elam

Jonathan Schuette 11:30am January 4, 2014 1/4/14

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It’s been a busy morning for Matt Elam. Of course, as an elite recruit, when you push back a major decision like your college selection things tend to get a bit hectic. While Elam was understandably uncomfortable with making his decision today, many around the internet have rekindled the speculation on where he’ll land on…

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August 3, 2020

Four-star DE says he is considering Kentucky because KFC

Drew Franklin 5:00pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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Ken Talley, a weakside defensive end in the 2022 recruiting class, is already garnering offers from all over the country in the summer before his junior season. The Pennsylvania native has his coveted Penn State offer and many others around the Big Ten, plus some serious interest from the Southeastern Conference in the form of…

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August 2, 2020

Offers roll in for Bowling Green’s Jordan Dingle, a long-time Kentucky target

Maggie Davis 2:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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The Cats have some competition. Jordan Dingle, a tight end out of Bowling Green, Kentucky, has officially received his offer from Ohio State. He shared the news on twitter Saturday, along with a collection of other official offers. Thank you @OSUCoachKDub @ryandaytime @OhioStateFB ?? pic.twitter.com/4RaG6A1QRh — Jordan Dingle ? (@jordandingle21) August 1, 2020 Thank you…

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August 1, 2020

Kentucky football recruits receive official scholarship offers from Mark Stoops

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am August 1, 2020 8/1/20 Comments Disabled

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August 1 marks the beginning of a new recruiting calendar year for the Kentucky football program, meaning official scholarship offers can be extended. After being limited to verbal offers to 2021 prospects to this point, schools are now able to put pen to paper on official written offers to their top targets on the recruiting…

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July 31, 2020

Kentucky Makes Late Push for Four-Star Edge Rusher

Nick Roush 3:00pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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A talented four-star defensive end is leaving the door open for prospective schools to make their case as his commitment date approaches. Kentucky is making a final push to contend against some of the top programs in America. Monkell Goodwine started the week by releasing a new top five. The DC-area edge rusher included Kentucky…

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July 30, 2020

KSR Sources: Torrance Davis cleared to participate this fall

Nick Roush 4:08pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Kentucky’s running back room just got a little more crowded. Sources tell KSR’s Matt Jones that running back Torrance Davis has been cleared to join the Kentucky football team this fall. The last unsigned recruit is expected to be on the Wildcats’ roster when the season begins. A three-star recruit from Cleveland, Ohio, 247 Sports…

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Decisions Loom for Two Kentucky Football Recruits

Nick Roush 4:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20 Comments Disabled

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Two Kentucky football targets are eyeing mid-August decisions. Over the weekend Monkell Goodwine unveiled his top five finalists: Arizona State, Alabama, Clemson, Kentucky and Texas A&M. Recruited by new UK defensive line coach Anwar Stewart, Rivals ranks the DC-area athlete as the No. 27 player in America and the fifth-ranked strongside defensive end. Most recruiting…

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July 27, 2020

Dane Key offered by Texas

Nick Roush 1:30pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20

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One of the state’s top football recruits is starting to receive attention from the big dogs in the world of college football. Monday morning Dane Key announced he has received a scholarship offer from the University of Texas. The Lexington Frederick Douglass wide receiver now has offers from 13 different schools, including Kentucky, Louisville, Oregon,…

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July 26, 2020

Five-star defensive lineman Damon Payne picks Alabama over Kentucky

Maggie Davis 4:45pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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This one is a no for Kentucky. Five-star All-American defensive lineman Damon Payne has decided to roll with the tide for his collegiate career, picking Alabama over his other ten finalists, which included Kentucky, University of Southern California and Arizona State at the top of his list. Payne becomes Alabama’s fourth 5-star commit and eighth…

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Four-star defensive end has Kentucky in his top 5 college choices

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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A four-star defensive end is still considering playing college football at Kentucky. On Saturday, Monkell Goodwine, who is ranked as the 112th best overall player in the class of 2021 according to 247 Sports, announced his top five list of potential college choices and the Wildcats made the cut. Goodwine is tabbed as the nation’s…

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July 25, 2020

The State of Kentucky’s 2021 Football Recruiting Class

Nick Roush 10:00pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20

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Kentucky’s football recruiting efforts look much different this summer as coaches piece together a 2021 class. The foundations of the historic 2020 recruiting class were built upon an official visit in April that featured five blue chip recruits — quarterback Beau Allen, offensive tackle John Young, offensive tackle Deondre Buford, cornerback Dru Phillips and five-star…

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