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May 6, 2020

LISTEN: La’Vell Wright Announces his Commitment to Kentucky on KSR

Nick Roush 10:59am May 6, 2020 5/6/20

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“Next fall I’m staying at home and I’m going to the University of Kentucky.” La’Vell Wright’s words rang across the Kentucky Sports Radio airwaves Wednesday morning as the North Hardin running back pledged his allegiance to the Wildcats. The trust he built with Mark Stoops and Vince Marrow played a significant role in his decision-making…

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North Hardin Running Back La’Vell Wright Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 10:21am May 6, 2020 5/6/20

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The top-ranked running back in the state of Kentucky will be a Wildcat. Wednesday morning La’Vell Wright announced on Kentucky Sports Radio that he has committed to the University of Kentucky. Wright held scholarship offers from Northwestern, Boston College, Tennessee, Missouri, Vanderbilt, West Virginia and Purdue, among others. A three-star recruit, Rivals ranks Wright as…

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May 5, 2020

Two Running Backs You Need to Know: La’Vell Wright and Kyree Young

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 5, 2020 5/5/20

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The dice are hot. A pair of running backs may be the next jump on board with the BBN. Over the last two weeks the Wildcats have picked up three new commitments — defensive lineman Kahlil Saunders, wide receivers Armond Scott and Chauncey Magwood — and gained momentum in the recruitment of two talented running…

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May 4, 2020

11 Personnel E41: HOT DICE!

KSR 9:45pm May 4, 2020 5/4/20 Comments Disabled

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You look like you could use some Kentucky football talk. Luckily, Nick Roush and Adam Luckett are here to provide you with that and much more in a brand new edition of 11 Personnel. Football recruiting season is kicking into high gear, the dice are hot and 11 Personnel is here to break it all…

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May 3, 2020

YAHTZEE! Wide receiver Armond Scott commits to KENTUCKY

Maggie Davis 11:00pm May 3, 2020 5/3/20

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YAHTZEE! Another Ohio native has committed to the University of Kentucky. Armond Scott, a three-star wide receiver out of Euclid, Ohio, will be a Wildcat. His primary recruiter is listed as Vince Marrow. The 2021 commit is listed at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds. Scott is ranked as the No. 524 player in America, the No.…

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Four-Star Kentucky Wide Receiver Dekel Crowdus Sets Decision Date

Nick Roush 10:30pm May 3, 2020 5/3/20

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[Editor’s Note: Dekel Crowdus originally set his commitment date in mid March. He has now confirmed that same date – Sunday, May 10 – as his official commitment date (and birthday). The following article was originally posted after he initially made the announcement]. Committing on my birthday May 10th, 2020 @5pm?? — Dekel(THE FLASH??)Crowdus (@CrowdusDekel)…

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May 1, 2020

Yahtzee: Kahlil Saunders commits to Kentucky

Drew Franklin 11:30pm May 1, 2020 5/1/20

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Big news on the Kentucky football front as Mark Stoops and his program picked up a Yahtzee from Kahlil Saunders, an under-the-radar prospect out of Alabama. Listed as a strong side defensive end, Saunders is unranked by the major recruiting services but the staff obviously likes what they see. It’s worked in the past with…

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April 30, 2020

Thursday Afternoon Football Recruiting Notes

Nick Roush 5:15pm April 30, 2020 4/30/20

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It’s Thursday afternoon, which is about as good of a time as any to talk football. Let’s do it, shall we? Cats make the Cut for Jordan Lovett North Hardin has some of the best high school football players in the state. One of them shrunk his list to seven Wednesday night. Kentucky made the…

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April 28, 2020

How Kentucky Football Recruiting has Adjusted During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Nick Roush 12:00pm April 28, 2020 4/28/20 Comments Disabled

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One of the busiest times of the year for the Kentucky football program was forced to a screeching halt by the coronavirus. Each spring the sound of pads popping on the practice fields are heard by countless recruits on the sideline, many of which are visiting the campus for the first time. Not long after…

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April 25, 2020

Kentucky Offers Another Legacy Quarterback

Freddie Maggard 4:30pm April 25, 2020 4/25/20

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Kentucky recently offered a scholarship to 2023 quarterback Jacob Jones. Jones is the son of former Wildcat quarterback Pookie Jones and will be a sophomore at West Jessamine High School.  Pookie Jones is a former Mr. Kentucky Football from Calloway County High School. He played QB in the early 90’s for Bill Curry. The elder…

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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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