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December 18, 2019

Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse wants to know Everything Mark Stoops said after Early Signing Day

Nick Roush 8:30pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19 Comments Disabled

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Joel Williams will announce decision tomorrow afternoon

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:09pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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Kentucky will have to wait just a little longer to find out if they’ve landed a top target. Four-star defensive back Joel Williams just tweeted that he’s announcing his decision tomorrow at 2 p.m. A one-time Florida commit, the Baton Rouge native is deciding between the Gators, Kentucky, LSU, Alabama, Georgia and Auburn. Making my…

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Stoops, Gran Evaluate Beau Allen and Joey Gatewood

Nick Roush 5:00pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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“We found out this year that having quarterbacks is probably a good thing.” Eddie Gran’s tongue-in-cheek remark was made shortly after the Kentucky coaches let out a sigh of relief following the receipt of a pair of faxes from Beau Allen and Joey Gatewood. Coming off a year where Kentucky was forced to finish the…

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YAHTZEE! North Hardin’s Octavious Oxendine Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 3:48pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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Kentucky’s Ox will not leave the Commonwealth to play college football. Octavious Oxendine revealed in a ceremony at North Hardin High School that he will take his talents to the University of Kentucky. A four-star prospect, Rivals ranks Ox as the No. 24 defensive tackle in America. Recruited by Vince Marrow, Oxendine chose Kentucky over…

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KSR’s 2020 Early Signing Day Thread

Nick Roush 3:47pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls from all around the world, welcome to Early Signing Day 2019. Before the faxes roll in at approximately 7:30 a.m. two four-star offensive linemen — R.J. Adams and Jeremy Flax — grabbed headlines by committing to Kentucky Tuesday afternoon.  The latest additions to the Big Blue Wall give Kentucky…

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The Early Enrollees for Kentucky’s 2020 Recruiting Class

Nick Roush 3:30pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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Kentucky’s 2020 football recruiting class is not yet complete. As we wait for more signatures, Kentucky has revealed who will enroll early in January to participate in spring football. Ten of the 19 signees will be on campus in a matter of weeks. QB Beau Allen OLB Samuel Anaele WR Kalil Branham OL Deondre Buford…

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Tyler Baron Commits to Tennessee

Nick Roush 12:41pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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You can take one four-star prospect off the board. Tyler Baron will be a Tennessee Volunteer. The four-star defensive end announced from Knoxville Catholic High School that he will stay close to home, choosing the Vols over Kentucky and Ohio State. Kentucky made an appealing pitch to Baron. The Cats were in the running until…

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LIVE: Four-Star Defensive End Tyler Baron’s Commitment Ceremony

Nick Roush 12:24pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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One of the best defensive ends in America could soon become a Kentucky Wildcat. Tyler Baron is set to announce shortly where he will play college football, choosing between Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio State. Kentucky was in a great place to land Baron when November turned to December. Then things got complicated. Baron’s father serves…

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SURPRISE! Four-Star Defensive Tackle Josaih Hayes is a Kentucky Wildcat

Nick Roush 10:15am December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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Jon Sumrall has given the Big Blue Nation an Early Signing Day surprise. Four-star defensive lineman Josaih Hayes has signed with the University of Kentucky. The top 15 defensive tackle is ranked by Rivals as the No. 160 player in America. Kentucky’s inside linebackers coach pulled quite a coup to get Hayes in Big Blue.…

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December 17, 2019

Elite Offensive Lineman RJ Adams Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 10:45pm December 17, 2019 12/17/19

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One of the most talented blockers in America is going to be a Kentucky Wildcat. R.J. Adams revealed to Rivals that he has committed to the University of Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over Alabama and N.C. State. A four-star recruit, Rivals ranks Adams as the No. 12 offensive guard in America. Committed… ? pic.twitter.com/CnDHyvXjAn —…

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February 20, 2020

YAHTZEE! Three-star offensive lineman David Wohlabaugh commits to KENTUCKY

Jack Pilgrim 10:30pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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For a second consecutive day, the Kentucky Wildcats have picked up an offensive line commitment in the class of 2021. David Wohlabaugh, a three-star offensive tackle out of Stow, OH, has committed to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over offers from Maryland, Pittsburgh, and West Virginia, among others. “After a great talk with [the Kentucky football…

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Jager Burton’s Relationship with John Schlarman and Vince Marrow

Nick Roush 1:45pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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The top-ranked football player in the state is no stranger to the coaches and players at the University of Kentucky. Frederick Douglass High School offensive lineman Jager Burton is the top recruit in the Commonwealth, ranked by Rivals as the No. 149 player overall in the 2021 recruiting class. Before he was an offensive lineman,…

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February 19, 2020

KSR Football Podcast: Recruiting Chatter with Jager Burton

KSR 11:00am February 19, 2020 2/19/20 Comments Disabled

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The top-ranked football player in the state of Kentucky and the No. 1 player on Mark Stoops’ 2021 recruiting big board sat down with Freddie Maggard and Nick Roush to talk at length about his recruitment. Jager Burton revealed he will officially visit five schools — Alabama, Kentucky, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon. The Frederick…

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February 17, 2020

Kentucky and Michigan State’s Impending Recruiting Clash

Adam Luckett 10:45pm February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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After immediately turning down the Michigan State brass, the Spartans came back to former graduate assistant Mel Tucker with a killer deal that will pay the former NFL defensive coordinator around $5.5 million per year and provide him a robust salary pool of $6.4 million. The Cleveland, Ohio native who formerly joined the Alabama staff…

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LISTEN: Vince Marrow is Ready to Battle Michigan State on the Recruiting Trail

Nick Roush 11:53am February 17, 2020 2/17/20

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Not long after Vince Marrow declined a job opportunity at Michigan State, Kentucky’s recruiting coordinator is prepared to go to war with the Spartans over the best football prospects in the Midwest. The Big Dog joined Kentucky Sports Radio three days after he announced he is staying in Lexington. Michigan State reportedly offered Marrow a…

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February 6, 2020

How Kentucky’s 2020 Football Recruiting Class Finished in the Final Rankings

Nick Roush 4:00pm February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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Kentucky’s 2020 football recruiting class is complete. It will go down as one of the best, if not THE best in school history. Mark Stoops and Vince Marrow provided an exclamation point on National Signing Day by adding four-star athlete Michael Drennen. Along with five-star defensive tackle Justin Rogers, the two UK signees were first…

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LISTEN: Mike ‘Donut’ Drennen plans on being “something special” at Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:59am February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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On the first day official of his career as a Kentucky Wildcat, Mike Drennen made a splash. Shortly after submitting his National Letter of Intent, the Kentucky-bound athlete explained to Matt Jones on Kentucky Sports Radio why chose UK over USC, Florida and Michigan. “I’ve been coming to Kentucky since I was 13-years old,” Drennen…

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Today on KSR: Mike Drennen is a Kentucky Wildcat

Nick Roush 9:00am February 6, 2020 2/6/20

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Kentucky’s 2020 National Signing Day ended with a bang. Mike Drennen picked UK over USC, Michigan and Florida, giving the Wildcats a four-star athlete that’s one of the top 250 football players in America. First recruited by Vince Marrow as an eighth grader, the Big Dog celebrated the occasion on Twitter. Boom ? don’t ever…

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February 5, 2020

WATCH: Michael Drennen Explains Why He Chose Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:00pm February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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After a lengthy recruitment Michael Drennen committed to Kentucky on National Signing Day, choosing the Wildcats over USC, Michigan and Florida. Kentucky was long considered the frontrunner but USC made significant moves down the stretch, enough to convince the publisher of a USC website flew to Columbus for the ceremony. Scott Schrader did not see…

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BOOM! Four-Star Athlete Michael Drennen Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:00pm February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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TOOT! TOOT! All aboard the Michael Drennen hype train! Kentucky has found the next Lynn Bowden. Four-star athlete Michael Drennen revealed on National Signing Day that he has picked UK over USC. A consensus top 250 player recruit, Rivals ranks Drennen as the No. 10 all-purpose back in America. He earns the title “all-purpose back”…

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