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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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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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July 12, 2020

Junior College football expected to postpone season until spring 2021

Maggie Davis 10:45pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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At least one group of football players will push competition until spring 2021 amid coronavirus concerns. The National Junior College Athletic Association is expected to announce Monday that it will move to a spring football season, two head coaches told The Athletic. CBS Sports is also reporting the eventual announcement. Under the current plan, JUCO…

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Consistent strength of UK’s offensive line plays role in Jager Burton’s recruitment

Maggie Davis 9:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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Jager Burton is an offensive lineman, through and through. That’s why Kentucky is so high on the four-star recruit’s radar – the Cats are serious contenders for the Lexington native, alongside football powerhouses Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon. Although he’ll be taking longer than originally anticipated to make his college decision amid coronavirus restrictions,…

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July 10, 2020

Five-Star Kentucky Football Target Sets Decision Date

Nick Roush 2:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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Kentucky is seeking the services of a five-star All-American defensive lineman. In just over two weeks the Wildcats will find out if they’ve won the recruiting sweepstakes. Damon Payne announced Friday afternoon that he will reveal his college decision Sunday, July 26. According to the 247 Sports Composite Rankings, Payne is the No. 1 defensive…

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Junior Colleges Propose Moving Fall Sports to Spring

Nick Roush 12:30pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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We are one step away from the postponement of fall sports to the spring at the junior college level. In the midst of the Thursday’s massive news dump, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Presidential Advisory Council recommended moving a majority of athletic competitions to the spring of 2021. A final decision will be…

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July 8, 2020

In-State Quarterback Caden Veltkamp is Officially on UK’s Radar

Nick Roush 4:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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The University of Kentucky is actively recruiting one of the state’s rising stars in the class of 2022. Last week the Wildcats officially extended a scholarship offer to Caden Veltkamp, a 6-foot-5 pro-style quarterback from South Warren High School. UK is just the second school to offer Veltkamp, following Western Kentucky. Veltkamp’s father is the Toppers’…

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July 7, 2020

Recruiting Roundup, presented by CSL Plasma: UK’s Deep South Recruiting and Mack Brown Flexing

Adam Luckett 3:15pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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July 4, 2020

YAHTZEE! Georgia linebacker Martez Thrower commits to Kentucky!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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The Kentucky football program has picked up its 13th commitment in the class of 2021. This afternoon, three-star outside linebacker Martez Thrower announced his commitment to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over offers from Arkansas, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Nebraska, and Tennessee, among others. “I will be taking my talents to Kentucky,” Thrower said in his…

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Today on KSR: Happy Independence Day!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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Who’s ready for some warm weather, relaxation, and hot dog eating contests on this beautiful Fourth of July holiday? Better yet, who’s ready for warm weather, relaxation, hot dog eating contests, and real-life basketball on your televisions? If you’re a fan of any or all of the above – you’re lying if you say you’re not…

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June 30, 2020

WATCH: UK Football commit Christian Lewis explains why he chose the Cats

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20

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The Kentucky coaching staff hit yet another home run on the recruiting trail this afternoon, picking up a commitment from 2021 wide receiver Christian Lewis. Lewis, who is currently listed as a high three-star prospect and is expected to reach four-star status by the time he makes it to campus, chose the Wildcats over Louisville,…

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Three-Star Alabama Wide Receiver Chris Lewis Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 12:02pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20

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The Kentucky Wildcats have added another talented wide receiver to their 2021 recruiting class. Christian “Chris” Lewis announced he has committed to Kentucky over Notre Dame. The 6-foot-3 wide receiver had offers from 39 schools, including Louisville, Oregon, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Nebraska. COMMITED ?#BBN ?? pic.twitter.com/4MavM6uEWb — Christian Lewis~DEUCE~ ? (@ChrisLew__) June 30,…

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