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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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Drew Barker reiterates that he wasn’t driving Stoops’ car

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:30pm December 3, 2013 12/3/13

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After all the drama surrounding Kevin Ware’s borrowed car and speeding ticket, some UofL fans brought up Drew Barker’s tweet from August in which he said he was “taking a spin in @UKCoachStoops Mercedes.” Amid the controversy, Barker is speaking out, telling the Courier-Journal’s Steve Jones that he didn’t drive Stoops’ car, and that it…

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June 23, 2021

Ayden Bussell is looking for a school that can develop offensive linemen

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm June 23, 2021 6/23/21

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Towering over at 6-foot-6, Ayden Bussell already possesses impressive size for a rising high school junior. A three-star, 290-pound class of 2023 offensive lineman, Bussell knows just how big and talented he is at his young age. The Mount Juliet High School (TN) prospect has plans to continue his football career at a school with…

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Recruiting Roundup: 2023 QBs and Local Prospects

Adam Luckett 6:30pm June 23, 2021 6/23/21

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Crootin’ season never stops. Over at Kentucky, the Wildcats wrapped up their final camp in the June recruiting period on Wednesday with an impressive list of visitors. The football program hosted a lot of high school talent and there were many targets of note participating in the event. KSR had boots on the ground and…

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QB Anthony Colandrea picks up first Power 5 offer from UK, calls it a “dream come true”

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm June 23, 2021 6/23/21

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Liam Coen has been making his mark on the recruiting front over the last week or so. Kentucky Football’s new offensive coordinator has been handing out scholarship offers like candy to quarterbacks from the class of 2023. Coen has essentially skipped over the class of 2022, sitting confidently with a deep quarterback room and Destin…

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June 22, 2021

Kentucky, 2023 QB Brock Glenn are building their relationship

Adam Luckett 10:30pm June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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Kentucky needs to find a quarterback for the class of 2023. Brock Glenn is one of the early candidates. The unranked prospect out of Memphis (Tenn.) Lausanne Collegiate School received an offer from offensive coordinator Liam Coen over the phone on June 8 and that surprised the rising junior who threw 15 touchdowns and averaged…

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Three biggest remaining 2022 recruiting needs for Kentucky football

Adam Luckett 9:30pm June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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Kentucky is off to an excellent start with the class of 2022. The Wildcats currently have 10 verbal commitments with four blue-chip prospects and seven top-500 recruits in the fold. The Wildcats have a quarterback — Destin Wade — already pledged and Danville (Ky.) Boyle Country’s Jackson Smith has addressed the need at placekicker. Keeping…

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Kentucky Offers 2022 Manual RB Jawaun Northington

Nick Roush 5:00pm June 22, 2021 6/22/21

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Kentucky is pursuing another talented high school football player from the city of Louisville. Manual running back Jawaun Northington revealed Tuesday afternoon that he received a scholarship offer from the Cats after camping in Lexington. It’s the rising senior’s first SEC offer. After a great camp, I’m Humbled and Blessed to receive my first SEC…

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June 21, 2021

Ryan Baer talks Kentucky and modifications to upcoming official visit schedule

Zack Geoghegan 6:30pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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Kentucky is preparing to keep the Big Blue Wall intact for years to come. The coaching staff is off to an excellent start in that regard, too, already receiving verbal commitments from two stud offensive linemen prospects in Kiyaunta Goodwin and Grant Bingham–a pair of four-star tackles with impressive potential. But Kentucky needs more than…

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June 20, 2021

Kentucky Football is Keeping it in the Family

Brent Wainscott 4:30pm June 20, 2021 6/20/21 Comments Disabled

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Sticking with the family theme this Father’s Day, Kentucky Football is making sure they hold their strong family ties. Mark Stoops and the good folks over at the Kentucky Football training facility have hosted a slew of recruits this week on official visits, unofficial visits, and some of their summer camps. While keeping an eye…

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June 19, 2021

Kentucky offers 2023 quarterback Ryan Damron

Adam Luckett 7:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Kentucky is in the middle of an official visit weekend as some very prominent 2022 prospects are checking out Lexington. However, the program has already moved ahead to the 2023 class at the sport’s most important position. Offensive coordinator Liam Coen is currently in the process of evaluating quarterback prospects and issuing offers. The Wildcats…

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Three-star OL Ka’Marii Landers will visit Kentucky on Wednesday

Adam Luckett 3:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Steve Clinkscale may be hanging with Jim Harbaugh up in Ann Arbor, but Kentucky is not ready to abort its recruiting operation in Michigan just yet. Kentucky has signed seven players from the state since 2018 and cornerback Jeremiah Caldwell is currently a commitment in the 2022 class. Clinkscale was the one staff member creating…

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