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September 22, 2013

2015 Kentucky QB says UK is His Leader

Matt Jones 9:01pm September 22, 2013 9/22/13

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Are you ready for some 2015 UK football recruiting? Well maybe you aren’t, but you should be as UK may be doing even better with the 2015 kids than they are in 2014. One of those kids is QB Elijah Sindelar of Caldwell County. Sindelar is 6’4″ with a big arm and has been a…

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September 20, 2013

Football staff working hard to keep 2014 recruiting class intact

Drew Franklin 2:00pm September 20, 2013 9/20/13

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None of the current class of 2014 UK football commits are showing any signs of wavering — Darius West insists he’s still 100% after visiting Michigan State with his cousin — but the coaching staff is still doing its part in making sure everyone stays on board. For instance, Vince Marrow will travel to Columbus,…

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September 17, 2013

The Drew Barker Diary: Bringing the Winning Mentality to UK

Drew Barker 8:15pm September 17, 2013 9/17/13

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Future UK Quarterback Drew Barker will be writing a diary for KSR throughout his senior season to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at what’s going on in recruiting and the changes in the UK football program. Check out his earlier entries: Laying a FoundationKeeping the momentum goingRecapping The Elite 11/The OpeningThe New Kentucky FootballFootball is…

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Mark Stoops succeeding because of that new coach smell

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am September 17, 2013 9/17/13

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USA Today’s Paul Myerberg posted an interesting article this morning about first-year coaches and recruiting success, and not surprisingly, Mark Stoops was the main coach featured. Myerberg says that Stoops and other coaches are using “the first-year bump,” or the unblemished hope that comes with a coaching change, to offset the harsh reality of the…

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September 15, 2013

Drew Barker Gets Puzzled Too

Brennan English 3:30pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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Like 2014 commit, DB Mike Edwards, Drew Barker received an ESPN headline puzzle from the Kentucky coaching staff today. Dare I say, Stoops gets it? @BrennanKSR

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UK commit Mike Edwards is feeling the love

Ally Tucker 2:20pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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One of Kentucky’s 2014 commits, DB Mike Edwards, has been feeling the love from the Kentucky coaching staff. Once again showing an innovative method of recruiting/continuing to show support for commits, the Kentucky staff wowed Edwards with the piece of mail picture above. The staff put together a series of smaller pictures that when put…

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Matt Elam Felt the Love in Lexington

Brennan English 11:30am September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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All 355-pounds of Matt Elam went all over the state yesterday from Elizabethtown to Lexington and back again; Elam took in most of the Kentucky-Louisville game in Lexington, then returned home to E-Town for John Hardin’s 6 pm out-of-conference matchup against Highlands. Despite John Hardin’s 33-26 loss to Highlands, Elam was pleased with his team’s…

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September 13, 2013

Watch Drew Barker’s game against Ryle High School

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:20pm September 13, 2013 9/13/13

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KSR writer and future Kentucky quarterback Drew Barker and his Conner Cougars take on Ryle High School tonight in Union, Kentucky. Watch UK’s future QB in action via the stream above, thanks to our friends at iHigh.com.

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4-Stars in Lexington

Nick Roush 3:00pm September 13, 2013 9/13/13

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4-Star recruits are not longer a strange sighting in Lexington, Kentucky. This weekend is no exception, bringing in top talent to hopefully impress with an upset over a Top Ten team. Coach Stoops said Monday that he doesn’t think this outcome of the game will affect recruiting too much, but that doesn’t mean he’s going…

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September 11, 2013

Kentucky recruiting controversial 4-star wide receiver Roger Lewis

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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According to Rivals’ Justin Rowland, Kentucky is now recruiting 4-star wide receiver Roger Lewis, who currently plays for Jirah Prep in North Carolina. Lewis, originally a 2012 recruit who was committed to Ohio State, was accused of two charges of rape and acquitted on the first, while the jury was deadlocked on the second, resulting…

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February 20, 2020

YAHTZEE! Three-star offensive lineman David Wohlabaugh commits to KENTUCKY

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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For a second consecutive day, the Kentucky Wildcats have picked up an offensive line commitment in the class of 2021. David Wohlabaugh, a three-star offensive tackle out of Stow, OH, has committed to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over offers from Maryland, Pittsburgh, and West Virginia, among others. “After a great talk with [the Kentucky football…

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Jager Burton’s Relationship with John Schlarman and Vince Marrow

Nick Roush 1:45pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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The top-ranked football player in the state is no stranger to the coaches and players at the University of Kentucky. Frederick Douglass High School offensive lineman Jager Burton is the top recruit in the Commonwealth, ranked by Rivals as the No. 149 player overall in the 2021 recruiting class. Before he was an offensive lineman,…

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February 19, 2020

KSR Football Podcast: Recruiting Chatter with Jager Burton

KSR 11:00am February 19, 2020 2/19/20 Comments Disabled

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The top-ranked football player in the state of Kentucky and the No. 1 player on Mark Stoops’ 2021 recruiting big board sat down with Freddie Maggard and Nick Roush to talk at length about his recruitment. Jager Burton revealed he will officially visit five schools — Alabama, Kentucky, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon. The Frederick…

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February 17, 2020

Kentucky and Michigan State’s Impending Recruiting Clash

Adam Luckett 10:45pm February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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After immediately turning down the Michigan State brass, the Spartans came back to former graduate assistant Mel Tucker with a killer deal that will pay the former NFL defensive coordinator around $5.5 million per year and provide him a robust salary pool of $6.4 million. The Cleveland, Ohio native who formerly joined the Alabama staff…

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LISTEN: Vince Marrow is Ready to Battle Michigan State on the Recruiting Trail

Nick Roush 11:53am February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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Not long after Vince Marrow declined a job opportunity at Michigan State, Kentucky’s recruiting coordinator is prepared to go to war with the Spartans over the best football prospects in the Midwest. The Big Dog joined Kentucky Sports Radio three days after he announced he is staying in Lexington. Michigan State reportedly offered Marrow a…

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February 6, 2020

How Kentucky’s 2020 Football Recruiting Class Finished in the Final Rankings

Nick Roush 4:00pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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Kentucky’s 2020 football recruiting class is complete. It will go down as one of the best, if not THE best in school history. Mark Stoops and Vince Marrow provided an exclamation point on National Signing Day by adding four-star athlete Michael Drennen. Along with five-star defensive tackle Justin Rogers, the two UK signees were first…

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LISTEN: Mike ‘Donut’ Drennen plans on being “something special” at Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:59am February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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On the first day official of his career as a Kentucky Wildcat, Mike Drennen made a splash. Shortly after submitting his National Letter of Intent, the Kentucky-bound athlete explained to Matt Jones on Kentucky Sports Radio why chose UK over USC, Florida and Michigan. “I’ve been coming to Kentucky since I was 13-years old,” Drennen…

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Today on KSR: Mike Drennen is a Kentucky Wildcat

Nick Roush 9:00am February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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Kentucky’s 2020 National Signing Day ended with a bang. Mike Drennen picked UK over USC, Michigan and Florida, giving the Wildcats a four-star athlete that’s one of the top 250 football players in America. First recruited by Vince Marrow as an eighth grader, the Big Dog celebrated the occasion on Twitter. Boom ? don’t ever…

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February 5, 2020

WATCH: Michael Drennen Explains Why He Chose Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:00pm February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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After a lengthy recruitment Michael Drennen committed to Kentucky on National Signing Day, choosing the Wildcats over USC, Michigan and Florida. Kentucky was long considered the frontrunner but USC made significant moves down the stretch, enough to convince the publisher of a USC website flew to Columbus for the ceremony. Scott Schrader did not see…

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BOOM! Four-Star Athlete Michael Drennen Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:00pm February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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TOOT! TOOT! All aboard the Michael Drennen hype train! Kentucky has found the next Lynn Bowden. Four-star athlete Michael Drennen revealed on National Signing Day that he has picked UK over USC. A consensus top 250 player recruit, Rivals ranks Drennen as the No. 10 all-purpose back in America. He earns the title “all-purpose back”…

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