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August 27, 2013

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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August 22, 2013

Blake Bone to announce decision on Tuesday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:58pm August 22, 2013 8/22/13

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Four-star wide receiver Blake Bone just tweeted that he will announce his decision this Tuesday: making the decision tuesday about college . #commitment — Ghost.â„¢ (@KingOfEights_8) August 23, 2013 Bone is one of UK’s top remaining targets in the 2014 class and will choose between Kentucky, Louisville, South Carolina, Auburn, Ole Miss and others. He’s…

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August 21, 2013

Top center in 2015 football class likes UK, a lot

Drew Franklin 6:33pm August 21, 2013 8/21/13

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Luke Hiers is the No. 1 ranked center in the 2015 football class, and according to a tweet he just sent out, he’s a big fan of the University of Kentucky. Thinking #Kentucky is the right place for me, got to go see the school. Then will probably make a decision #bbn #stoopstroops — Luke…

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August 18, 2013

Watch Future UK QB on ESPNU Tonight

Wilder Treadway 5:00pm August 18, 2013 8/18/13

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Tonight at 8, ESPNU is airing a documentary on the Elite 11 Quarterback Camp featuring KSR’s very own Drew Barker. The camp is a yearly event that highlights the best high school quarterbacks in the nation. Be sure to check it out and get an inside look on some of the up and coming college…

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Blake Bone will announce his commitment in the next 2 weeks

Ally Tucker 12:30pm August 18, 2013 8/18/13

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According to his personal Twitter account, the recruitment process is nearing an end for 2014 4-star wide receiver Blake Bone. Bone is one of Kentucky’s prime receiver targets in the class of 2014, and Kentucky has long been considered a frontrunner for the 47th best receiver in the country. Bone has great size at 6’5…

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August 17, 2013

Drew Barker’s Big Night

Jonathan Schuette 2:00pm August 17, 2013 8/17/13

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Last night, everybody’s favorite KSR writer, Drew Barker, put up some big numbers in a scrimmage against Beechwood High School. The rocket armed quarterback was 17/22 for 178 yards through the air and had a touchdown pass to boot. Not to be outdone by his arm, his legs ran for 236 yards on 15 carries…

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June 1, 2020

Kentucky is a Finalist for a Four-Star Linebacker

Nick Roush 5:30pm June 1, 2020 6/1/20

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The Kentucky Wildcats are contenders for one of the top athletes from North Carolina. Monday afternoon Jabril McNeill announced he has trimmed his list of suitors. Despite just extending a scholarship offer last month, the Cats made the initial cut. Blessed to be in my position?? top 11?? pic.twitter.com/M8KcW0zsLg — jabril (@smoove_jdm) June 1, 2020…

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Why Kentucky? Jager Burton Explains the Appeal of Playing for his Home State School

Nick Roush 12:00pm June 1, 2020 6/1/20

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The foundation of UK’s 2021 football recruiting class is built on homegrown talent. Kentucky would like to add at least one more big name from the Commonwealth, Jager Burton. A four-star recruit, the Frederick Douglass offensive lineman is the top-ranked player in the state and No. 158 player in America, according to Rivals. Burton has…

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May 29, 2020

Junior College Linebacker Joko Willis Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:00pm May 29, 2020 5/29/20

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Kentucky’s 2021 recruiting class just got a little more crowded. Friday afternoon junior college linebacker Joko Willis announced his commitment to Kentucky. The three-star prospect chose the Wildcats over Mississippi State, Arkansas and Kansas State. Originally from UK’s former recruiting pipeline in Lagrange, GA, Willis has spent the 2019 season at Independence Community College in…

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May 28, 2020

How Jon Sumrall sells Kentucky Football on the Recruiting Trail in the Deep South

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 28, 2020 5/28/20

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Mark Stoops’ coaching staff has created enemies in Ohio and Michigan. Described as the new “Big Ten Killer” on the recruiting trail, this December an SEC head coach received a similar recruiting headache from a recent addition to UK’s staff. Entering National Signing Day, most believed four-star defensive tackle Josaih Hayes was set to join…

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May 23, 2020

Kentucky Pitches Basketball to Top 100 Football Recruit

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 23, 2020 5/23/20

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If fortune favors the bold, Kentucky might have a shot to land one of the best football prospects in America. A quick Google search will tell you that Terrion Arnold is a consensus four-star football talent from Tallahassee, FL. Considered the No. 85 player in America by 247 Sports, many believe the exceptional defensive back…

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May 21, 2020

How One Offer from UK Changed Owensboro Quarterback Gavin Wimsatt’s Recruitment

Nick Roush 1:30pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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On a spring Saturday in May, Gavin Wimsatt made a phone call that altered the trajectory of the Owensboro quarterback’s career. He did not know how to respond once he finished talking to Vince Marrow. “I was super excited. I kind of didn’t know what to do at the moment.” Wimsatt told KSR. “It was…

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May 20, 2020

This ‘Lexington Legends’ recruiting graphic is pretty awesome

Drew Franklin 2:45pm May 20, 2020 5/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Frederick Douglass High School’s Jager Burton is at the top of the recruiting board in Mark Stoops’ office (if the targets are listed from top to bottom in order of priority AND if this board even exists at all) as the top-ranked recruit in the state of Kentucky and one of the last remaining in-state…

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Cats Stay Hot In-State by Landing a ‘Big One’

Freddie Maggard 1:00pm May 20, 2020 5/20/20

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Mark Stoops and company continues its hot streak on in-state prospects.  On Wednesday, UK earned the commitment of North Hardin’s Jordan Lovett. Lovett is a versatile defensive back that can play a plethora of secondary positions. For example, he can line up as a strong or free safety, nickel, or at dime. This multiplicity fits…

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LISTEN: Jordan Lovett Explains Why He Chose Kentucky

Nick Roush 12:30pm May 20, 2020 5/20/20

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The fourth high school football player from the Commonwealth joined Kentucky’s 2021 recruiting class Wednesday morning. Three-star defensive back Jordan Lovett explained on Kentucky Sports Radio why he wanted to become a Wildcat. “I committed to the University of Kentucky because first off, they’re a great school,” he said. “I feel like all of the…

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Jordan Lovett, In-State Star Defensive Back, Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:48am May 20, 2020 5/20/20

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YAHTZEE! One of the state’s brightest young stars will join Mark Stoops’ secondary. Jordan Lovett announced on Kentucky Sports Radio that he will be a Kentucky Wildcat. Recruited by Vince Marrow, Lovett chose Kentucky over Louisville, Missouri, West Virginia, Georgia Tech, Cincinnati and Boston College. The North Hardin High School star is the third Trojan to…

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