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September 3, 2013

YAHTZEE! JUCO athlete/CB Michael Mathis commits to Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:54pm September 3, 2013 9/3/13

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According to 247’s Chris Fisher, two-star JUCO athlete/cornerback Michael Mathis has committed to Kentucky. Mathis is a 6’2, 205 lbs. athlete from Kilgore Junior College in Texas, which is also where current UK TE Steven Borden and WR Joey Herrick played ball. Mathis can play multiple positions, including cornerback, which he’ll likely play at UK.…

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September 2, 2013

2014 commit Mike Edwards separates shoulder

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm September 2, 2013 9/2/13

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It was also a rough weekend for Mike Edwards, one of Kentucky’s 2014 commitments. Edwards separated his shoulder in his team’s game yesterday, and will be out 1-3 weeks. Edwards, Rivals’ 35th best safety in the 2014 class, tweeted the picture above last night. Nice shirt, Mike, and get well soon. Speaking of the 2014…

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August 31, 2013

Drew Barker And Other Kentucky Recruits Puttin’ In Work

Will Totten 2:45pm August 31, 2013 8/31/13

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  Today, 2014 Kentucky QB commit and fellow KSR Blogger Drew Barker kicked off his senior season at Conner HS against Boone County HS, and to put it lightly, he dominated. The game was called at halftime due to the heat index which had reached over 100 degrees, but Barker and Conner HS still managed…

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August 30, 2013

UK launches two new football websites

Drew Franklin 4:00pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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Add StoopsTroops.com and UKCoachStoops.com to your web favorites, UK football fans. The University of Kentucky launched two new websites today, one dedicated to recruiting and the other for fans of the program. Head over to the new sites to browse through all they have to offer, but make sure you come back here when you’re…

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August 27, 2013

247Sports Talks Matt Elam

Will Totten 6:00pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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  Matt Elam is without a doubt one of the top defensive tackles in the 2014 recruiting class. With Rivals updating their rankings and bumping Elam from a 3-star to a 4-star player, the John Hardin product is at least a 4-star on every major recruiting outlet now. With that being said, 247Sports’ ranking stands…

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Blake Bone talks about choosing the Cats

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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In case you missed it earlier, 4-star wide receiver Blake Bone chose Kentucky this morning over his home state school South Carolina. The Courier-Journal’s Steve Jones spoke with Bone shortly after his announcement to talk about his decision. Here are a few of his best quotes about becoming a Cat: Why was Kentucky a good…

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Blake Bone in his new UK hat wants an updated 2014 commitment chart

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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Blake in his new UK hat after the announcement. Photo by @SptbgSports Blake Bone is Kentucky’s 8th Rivals 4-star commitment in the 2014 class. Check out this awesome chart by @CMD_77 of all of UK’s 2014 commits: Stoops, there it is.

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YAHTZEE! Blake Bone commits to Kentucky!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:34am August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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Roll those dice! Four-star wide receiver Blake Bone ended the Yahtzee drought and committed to Kentucky this morning, choosing the Cats over South Carolina, Ole Miss and Louisville. Let’s get to know Drew Barker’s newest target: BLAKE BONE Wide Receiver 6’5″, 183 lbs. Woodruff, South Carolina (Woodruff) Chose Kentucky over: South Carolina, Ole Miss, Louisville…

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Blake Bone will announce his decision at 11:15 a.m.

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:23am August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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Four-star wide receiver Blake Bone will announce his decision at 11:15 this morning, according to Ben Roberts. We’ll have the decision for you the moment it breaks. Get those dice ready…

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August 23, 2013

Go inside Braxton Berrios’ recruitment

Stuart Hammer 11:23am August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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Us normal human folk – those not blessed with the ability to play Division-I college football at a high level – probably have no idea what it’s like to live the life. Grinding everyday to be the best you can, and eventually reaping the benefits when the elite schools come calling. And if you’re good…

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April 1, 2020

NCAA extends recruiting “dead period” through May 31

Maggie Davis 5:10pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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We won’t be hearing the words “YAHTZEE” for a while, that’s for sure. The NCAA has just pushed back the end of its recruiting dead period by several weeks – now, there will be no recruiting nationwide for Division I and Division II athletics through May 31. Previously, the NCAA had suspended all in-person recruiting…

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March 26, 2020

A Conversation with Future UK Quarterback Kaiya Sheron

Nick Roush 10:00pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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On Monday Somerset quarterback Kaiya Sheron announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky. Kentucky’s fourth commitment in the 2021 class, Sheron spoke to Kentucky Sports Radio and explained why he wants to be a Wildcat and what the future holds for the 6-4 pocket-passer.   KSR: We’ll start with a simple question, one that’s…

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March 24, 2020

What Kaiya Sheron’s Commitment Means to Kentucky

Freddie Maggard 11:00pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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Mark Stoops and Darin Hinshaw secured the commitment from 2021 QB Kaiya Sheron on Monday. The Somerset Briar Jumper’s pledge ensures that a strong quarterback room remains stout for the future. It also gives the Cats an in-state recruiter for a pivotal year in the Commonwealth’s recruiting landscape.  In addition to actively securing future teammates,…

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March 23, 2020

YAHTZEE! 2021 Somerset QB Kaiya Sheron commits to KENTUCKY

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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The Kentucky football program has found its quarterback for the class of 2021. This evening, 2021 three-star prospect and top-30 quarterback Kaiya Sheron has announced his commitment to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over early offers from Marshall and Eastern Kentucky, among significant growing interest from various Power Five programs. “First off I want to thank…

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March 18, 2020

Dane Key Appears in 247’s First Class of 2022 Rankings

Nick Roush 3:15pm March 18, 2020 3/18/20 Comments Disabled

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Not a whole lot is happening in the world of football recruiting. To pass the time in self-quarantine, the fine folks at 247 Sports have compiled their initial rankings for rising juniors in the class of 2022. In the first edition of the class of 2022’s Top 247, Frederick Douglass wide receiver Dane Key is…

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March 17, 2020

What Greg Manusky Brings to the Cats’ Coaching Staff

Freddie Maggard 12:00pm March 17, 2020 3/17/20

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Greg Manusky

Mark Stoops hired a defensive coach with over 20 years of NFL experience as a linebacker coach and defensive coordinator. Greg Manusky has been added as a defensive quality control coach. Manusky coordinated defenses for the Redskins, 49ers, Colts, and Chargers. In other words, four NFL franchises believed in his coaching prowess enough to trust him…

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March 16, 2020

Four-Star Kentucky Wide Receiver Dekel Crowdus Sets Decision Date

Nick Roush 2:00pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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One of the best football players in the state of Kentucky has set a decision date. Four-star wide receiver Dekel Crowdus will announce where he is going to college on his birthday, May 10. His ten finalists include Kentucky, Ohio State, Louisville, Baylor, Ole Miss, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia Tech and Texas. Committing on…

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March 13, 2020

NCAA has reportedly ordered a stop to all recruiting

Nick Roush 2:27pm March 13, 2020 3/13/20

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Crootin’ season is over. According to Jon Rothstein, Nicole Auerbach and a host of other reporters, the NCAA has suspended recruiting for all sports, both on and off campus, until at least April 15. Typically this time of the year is used to build momentum on the trail. Now basketball coaches will be unable to…

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March 12, 2020

SEC suspends on and off-campus recruiting through March 30

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:22pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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In light of the coronavirus outbreak, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey just announced the league has suspended on- and off-campus recruiting through the end of March, at least. “We did have conversations about recruiting I referenced and have stopped off campus and on campus recruiting for a period of time. That could be extended. I’ve…

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March 5, 2020

Lexington football star Dekel Crowdus cuts list, includes Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm March 5, 2020 3/5/20

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One of the nation’s top football recruits and arguably the top in-state prospect in Kentucky has included the Wildcats in his list of final ten schools. This afternoon, four-star wide receiver and Frederick Douglass standout Dekel Crowdus announced his finalists, with Kentucky joining Baylor, Louisville, Ohio State, Virginia Tech, Texas, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, and…

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