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December 12, 2013

Crunch time for UK in Elam’s recruitment

Drew Franklin 10:45am December 12, 2013 12/12/13

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Matt Elam’s recruitment is coming down the final stretch and Kentucky is in position to win the race if things go as planned this week. Mark Stoops, Neal Brown, D.J. Eliot, Vince Marrow, and Jimmy Brumbaugh will all pay a visit to Elam in his Elizabethtown home today, before Elam takes his official visit to…

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December 9, 2013

CatsPause.com Weekly Recruiting Roundup

Chris Fisher 7:00pm December 9, 2013 12/9/13

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December 1 marked the beginning of the recruiting contact period for college football coaches, and since that time Mark Stoops and the Kentucky staff has been criss-crossing the country. The UK staff is not only trying to put the finishing touches on the Wildcats’ 2014 recruiting class, but also laying the groundwork for 2015 as…

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December 8, 2013

UK Visit Goes Very Well for Four Star Ohio St Commit

Matt Jones 9:00pm December 8, 2013 12/8/13

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In the realm of “only in the Mark Stoops era” stories, is this news. 4 Star Offensive Guard Marcelys Jones visited Kentucky this weekend and a source tells KSR that he “loved his trip.” Jones is currently an Ohio State commit, after giving a verbal to the Buckeyes last Christmas. But now he is looking…

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Nick Saban Visiting Matt Elam

Wilder Treadway 6:54pm December 8, 2013 12/8/13

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Due To The Weather Coach Saban Will Be Here Tomorrow For My In Home Visit #Bama #RTR – Matt Elamâ„¢6⃣9⃣ (@FballIsLife69) December 8, 2013 While it was earlier reported that Matt Elam would most likely not be taking his official visit to Alabama later this month, Nick Saban is on the prowl as he is…

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December 7, 2013

Dorian Baker in Minnesota

Matt Wheatley 5:30pm December 7, 2013 12/7/13

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Much has been made about this football staff’s ability to recruit elite players away from the big dogs.  Not nearly enough has been said about how well they have scouted some under-the-radar prospects before getting big bumps in their ratings.  While Derrick Kelley has recently decommitted from Kentucky, when he chose the Cats, he was…

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HUGE surprise visitors this weekend

Matt Wheatley 3:45pm December 7, 2013 12/7/13

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Justin Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) of Rivals.com has reported via his Twitter account that two of the most highly-touted recruits in the nation will be officially visiting Kentucky this weekend.  Marcelys Jones, a four star offensive lineman–currently committed to Ohio State–and Erick Smith, a four star safety are apparently in Lexington. Jones, who has been linked to…

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December 5, 2013

Matt Elam unlikely to take official visit to Alabama

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm December 5, 2013 12/5/13

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The UK coaching staff visited Matt Elam last weekend, and he is the number one remaining target on UK’s 2014 wish list. 24/7 Sports is reporting that Elam is unlikely to take his official visit to Alabama this month, which, if true, is huge news for the Cats. Elam will take his official visit to…

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December 4, 2013

Mike Edwards and Dorian Baker bumped up to 4-stars by Rivals

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm December 4, 2013 12/4/13

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Congrats to Mike Edwards and Dorian Baker, who both were bumped up to 4-star status by Rivals this morning. That takes Kentucky’s total of four-star recruits in the 2014 class from eight to ten, which is pretty unbelievable. The class is currently ranked 9th in the country by Rivals, in front of Texas, Auburn, Florida,…

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December 3, 2013

Coach Stoops and Coach Mainord visit TV Williams

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:15pm December 3, 2013 12/3/13

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Where in the world is Mark Stoops? McKinney, Texas with Coach Tommy Mainord to visit TV Williams, one of the 2014 commitments. Stoops and his staff are currently crossing the country to check in on their 2014 class, which saw one player, Derrick Kelly, decommit earlier today. The chances of that happening with TV are…

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2014 Recruiting: Stoops vs. Strong vs. Petrino

Austin Greenwell 7:06pm December 3, 2013 12/3/13

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    The moment Mark Stoops took over at Kentucky, the expectations already started to rise. The main reason they rose so quickly was the instant impact Stoops had on recruiting. Even with a limited time frame, Stoops managed to bring in key pieces that were now some of the team’s main contributors. This season…

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September 28, 2020

WATCH: Jager Burton makes ridiculous one-handed grab for pick-six

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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Kentucky football commit Jager Burton is a freak-of-nature athlete, that’s been made clear for years. Standing 6-foot-4, 271 pounds and ranked as high as No. 59 in the class of 2021, it’s no surprise that the Wildcats had to fight off the likes of Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon to earn his commitment on…

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September 21, 2020

How Kentucky and Auburn’s Talent Compare in Recruiting Rankings

Nick Roush 3:10pm September 21, 2020 9/21/20

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On paper it appears as though Kentucky is catching up with the Auburns and Alabamas of the SEC. It all depends on what paper you’re looking at. If you throw out college production and simply use recruiting rankings to evaluate talent, it’s easy to see why Auburn opened as a 10-point favorite over Kentucky. 247…

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September 18, 2020

WATCH: Belfry vs. Pikeville in the Kroger KSR Game of the Week

Zack Geoghegan 7:20pm September 18, 2020 9/18/20 Comments Disabled

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KSR’s second Kroger Game of the Week is only 10 minutes away from kickoff! Here’s how you can check out the action. The game is only being streamed live via pay-per-view, so you’ll need to go to mountain-topsports.com, then click on the “Watch Live: Pikeville High Football” banner at the top of the page, click…

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September 12, 2020

La’Vell Wright’s Heroics Propel North Hardin Past Frederick Douglass in Epic Opener

Troy Howell 10:30am September 12, 2020 9/12/20

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Four UK commits. Six more with Kentucky offers. Two state powers. The first Kroger KSR Game of the Week.  Surely a game of this magnitude couldn’t live up to the hype, could it?   It did.  North Hardin kicker Cayden Logsdon lined up for a field goal, trailing 17-16 with 4 seconds left. It got there. Barely. Logsdon converted…

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September 11, 2020

North Hardin Defeats Frederick Douglass 19-17 with Improbable Last-Second Field Goal

Nick Roush 10:31pm September 11, 2020 9/11/20

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In a game filled with stars, North Hardin running back La’Vell Wright shined brightest when it matter most. Trailing by one point with the clock running in the final minute of the season-opening showcase, North Hardin was on the ropes at Frederick Douglass. Facing pressure on third and long, the Trojans’ quarterback flicked the ball…

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WATCH: Frederick Douglass vs. North Hardin in the Kroger KSR Game of the Week

Nick Roush 7:20pm September 11, 2020 9/11/20

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Few folks are allowed inside the gates at The Farm to watch the Broncos take on the Trojans but you can watch all of the action from the comfort of your home thanks to the fine folks from PrepSpin. Four Kentucky commitments are squaring off in this clash of Kentucky high school football titans. OL…

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September 1, 2020

Floodgates have opened for Kentucky Football Recruiting in 2022 Class

Nick Roush 3:00pm September 1, 2020 9/1/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky football recruiting turned up a few notches overnight. Beginning at 12:01 am ET on Sept. 1, college coaches gained the ability to directly contact players in the class of 2022 who will compete this fall as high school juniors. Up until today, players had to be the ones to initiate contact with college coaches.…

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August 31, 2020

WATCH: KSR’s video recap of Jager Burton’s commitment

Maggie Davis 10:00pm August 31, 2020 8/31/20 Comments Disabled

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Sunday was an exciting day for the Big Blue Nation, as the Kentucky football program got a huge commitment from Lexington’s own Jager Burton. The All-American offensive lineman made things official at KSBar when he picked the blue-and-white hat up off the table, and KSR was there to cover it all. Here’s what you need…

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UK Commit Christian Lewis Carves up the Competition

Nick Roush 6:00pm August 31, 2020 8/31/20

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One future Kentucky Wildcat had a field day Friday night. The Alabama high school football spotlight was on Christian Lewis as his Pleasant Grove Spartans, state runners-up in 2019 and currently ranked second in class 5A, hosted the second-ranked 6A team, the Oxford Yellow Jackets. It was also a little rivalry game preview. Oxford’s Roc…

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Jager Burton Embraces Hometown Hero Role

Nick Roush 10:30am August 31, 2020 8/31/20

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Jager Burton could have played college football anywhere. When the hats were on the table — Alabama, Clemson, Oregon, Ohio State and Kentucky — he picked the familiar blue and white. “I’ve known for a little bit that’s where I wanted go, that’s what I wanted to be. To finally fulfill that hometown hero role,…

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