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July 25, 2020

Rayshaun Benny Trims List, Includes Kentucky

Nick Roush 9:30pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky remains in the hunt for one of Michigan’s top football recruits. Saturday evening Rayshaun Benny revealed his eight finalists, narrowing his list to Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan State, LSU, Penn State, Arizona State, Arkansas and Tennessee. In gods hands ?? @Hayesfawcett3 pic.twitter.com/tfIrhh8b5j — Rayshaun Benny (@rayshaun_benny) July 25, 2020 A four-star recruit from Detroit, MI,…

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July 22, 2020

Tennessee Cornerback Adrian Huey Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 8:36pm July 22, 2020 7/22/20

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Kentucky went to the state of Tennessee to pick up its 14th commitment in the 2021 recruiting class. Adrian Huey, a three-star cornerback from Hillsboro High School in Nashville, announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky Wednesday evening. Huey chose the Wildcats over his home state school of Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Arkansas and…

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July 20, 2020

California postpones high school football to at least December

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm July 20, 2020 7/20/20 Comments Disabled

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California is home to some of the most talented high school football players in the country, but they’ll have to wait until at least December to take the field. This morning, the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) announced that all fall and winter sports will be moved to the spring term, with football starting in December…

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July 17, 2020

Michigan Cornerback Describes Kentucky as his “Dream School”

Nick Roush 1:00pm July 17, 2020 7/17/20

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Kids all across the Great Lakes State grow up with dreams of playing college football for the Big Blue, not at the Big House, but at Kroger Field. What a time to be alive. This week Kentucky’s lead recruiter in the state of Michigan, Steve Clinkscale, extended a scholarship offer to Maxwell Hairston, a three-star…

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July 15, 2020

247 Ranks Owensboro’s Gavin Wimsatt as a Top 50 Player in America

Nick Roush 3:00pm July 15, 2020 7/15/20

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You’re looking at the highest-ranked quarterback from the Commonwealth since recruiting rankings went online. Wednesday afternoon 247 Sports updated its recruiting rankings for the class of 2022. Owensboro quarterback Gavin Wimsatt is now ranked No. 37 overall as the No. 2 dual-threat quarterback in America. Since modern recruiting rankings began around 2000, Brian Brohm is…

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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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August 3, 2020

Four-star DE says he is considering Kentucky because KFC

Drew Franklin 5:00pm August 3, 2020 8/3/20

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Ken Talley, a weakside defensive end in the 2022 recruiting class, is already garnering offers from all over the country in the summer before his junior season. The Pennsylvania native has his coveted Penn State offer and many others around the Big Ten, plus some serious interest from the Southeastern Conference in the form of…

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August 2, 2020

Offers roll in for Bowling Green’s Jordan Dingle, a long-time Kentucky target

Maggie Davis 2:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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The Cats have some competition. Jordan Dingle, a tight end out of Bowling Green, Kentucky, has officially received his offer from Ohio State. He shared the news on twitter Saturday, along with a collection of other official offers. Thank you @OSUCoachKDub @ryandaytime @OhioStateFB ?? pic.twitter.com/4RaG6A1QRh — Jordan Dingle ? (@jordandingle21) August 1, 2020 Thank you…

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August 1, 2020

Kentucky football recruits receive official scholarship offers from Mark Stoops

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am August 1, 2020 8/1/20 Comments Disabled

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August 1 marks the beginning of a new recruiting calendar year for the Kentucky football program, meaning official scholarship offers can be extended. After being limited to verbal offers to 2021 prospects to this point, schools are now able to put pen to paper on official written offers to their top targets on the recruiting…

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July 31, 2020

Kentucky Makes Late Push for Four-Star Edge Rusher

Nick Roush 3:00pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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A talented four-star defensive end is leaving the door open for prospective schools to make their case as his commitment date approaches. Kentucky is making a final push to contend against some of the top programs in America. Monkell Goodwine started the week by releasing a new top five. The DC-area edge rusher included Kentucky…

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July 30, 2020

KSR Sources: Torrance Davis cleared to participate this fall

Nick Roush 4:08pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Kentucky’s running back room just got a little more crowded. Sources tell KSR’s Matt Jones that running back Torrance Davis has been cleared to join the Kentucky football team this fall. The last unsigned recruit is expected to be on the Wildcats’ roster when the season begins. A three-star recruit from Cleveland, Ohio, 247 Sports…

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Decisions Loom for Two Kentucky Football Recruits

Nick Roush 4:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20 Comments Disabled

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Two Kentucky football targets are eyeing mid-August decisions. Over the weekend Monkell Goodwine unveiled his top five finalists: Arizona State, Alabama, Clemson, Kentucky and Texas A&M. Recruited by new UK defensive line coach Anwar Stewart, Rivals ranks the DC-area athlete as the No. 27 player in America and the fifth-ranked strongside defensive end. Most recruiting…

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July 27, 2020

Dane Key offered by Texas

Nick Roush 1:30pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20

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One of the state’s top football recruits is starting to receive attention from the big dogs in the world of college football. Monday morning Dane Key announced he has received a scholarship offer from the University of Texas. The Lexington Frederick Douglass wide receiver now has offers from 13 different schools, including Kentucky, Louisville, Oregon,…

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July 26, 2020

Five-star defensive lineman Damon Payne picks Alabama over Kentucky

Maggie Davis 4:45pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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This one is a no for Kentucky. Five-star All-American defensive lineman Damon Payne has decided to roll with the tide for his collegiate career, picking Alabama over his other ten finalists, which included Kentucky, University of Southern California and Arizona State at the top of his list. Payne becomes Alabama’s fourth 5-star commit and eighth…

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Four-star defensive end has Kentucky in his top 5 college choices

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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A four-star defensive end is still considering playing college football at Kentucky. On Saturday, Monkell Goodwine, who is ranked as the 112th best overall player in the class of 2021 according to 247 Sports, announced his top five list of potential college choices and the Wildcats made the cut. Goodwine is tabbed as the nation’s…

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July 25, 2020

The State of Kentucky’s 2021 Football Recruiting Class

Nick Roush 10:00pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20

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Kentucky’s football recruiting efforts look much different this summer as coaches piece together a 2021 class. The foundations of the historic 2020 recruiting class were built upon an official visit in April that featured five blue chip recruits — quarterback Beau Allen, offensive tackle John Young, offensive tackle Deondre Buford, cornerback Dru Phillips and five-star…

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