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April 22, 2020

Wide Receiver Chauncey Magwood Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 3:02pm April 22, 2020 4/22/20

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Kentucky has added an explosive athlete to its 2021 football recruiting class. Wednesday afternoon Chauncey Magwood announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky. The three-star wide receiver from Leesburg, Ga. selected the Wildcats over Florida State, Louisville, Nebraska, Arkansas and South Carolina. 100000% committedddd!! #BBN #GoWildcats #AGTG ??????????? pic.twitter.com/fOjfCKeiBd — CHAUNCEY MAGWOOD (@illest_magg) April…

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April 21, 2020

Yahtzee Watch: Georgia Wide Receiver Chauncey Magwood

Nick Roush 12:00pm April 21, 2020 4/21/20

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All his been quiet on the Kentucky football recruiting front since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. That may not be the case for much longer. Chauncey Magwood will announce his college decision Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. Kentucky is one of six finalists in his recruitment, joining Nebraska, Florida State, South Carolina, Louisville and…

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April 20, 2020

UK Football offers Louisville Baseball commit, Frederick Douglass freshman

Maggie Davis 7:00pm April 20, 2020 4/20/20

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Could the University of Kentucky steal one of Louisville’s incoming commits? Even more oddly, could the Cats’ football team grab the Cards’ baseball commit? That’s the current situation for the rival programs and Thomas Howard, a freshman at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington, Kentucky. Howard, listed at 6-foot-3 and 200 pounds by Rivals, is currently…

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April 17, 2020

2021 Linebacker Flips Commitment from Kentucky to Minnesota

Nick Roush 11:53am April 17, 2020 4/17/20

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Kentucky’s first 2021 football commitment has decided to Row the Boat. Ohio linebacker Devon Williams announced Friday morning that he has flipped his commitment from Kentucky to Minnesota. The Dublin (Oh.) Coffman High School prospect is a three-star recruit, ranked by 247 Sports as the No. 29 outside linebacker in the 2021 class. He committed…

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April 8, 2020

Pulaski County linebacker chooses Purdue, Jeff Brohm over Kentucky

Maggie Davis 10:15pm April 8, 2020 4/8/20

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In the battle for Kentucky commitments, the UK football team just lost out on one of the state’s top linebackers. Tristan Cox, a native of Somerset, Kentucky, has committed to Purdue University, he announced on Twitter Wednesday night. He chose Purdue while also holding offers from Kentucky, Louisville, Cincinnati, Vanderbilt and West Virginia. Cox will…

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April 4, 2020

In-state star Jager Burton pushes back commitment date

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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2021 four-star offensive lineman and in-state standout Jager Burton has pushed back his decision date. Burton, a star for Frederick Douglass HS in Lexington, announced this afternoon that after originally planning an August 24 commitment, he will now have to delay the announcement due to the coronavirus. Once the dust settles a bit, the 6-foot-4,…

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April 1, 2020

NCAA extends recruiting “dead period” through May 31

Maggie Davis 5:10pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20 Comments Disabled

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We won’t be hearing the words “YAHTZEE” for a while, that’s for sure. The NCAA has just pushed back the end of its recruiting dead period by several weeks – now, there will be no recruiting nationwide for Division I and Division II athletics through May 31. Previously, the NCAA had suspended all in-person recruiting…

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March 26, 2020

A Conversation with Future UK Quarterback Kaiya Sheron

Nick Roush 10:00pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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On Monday Somerset quarterback Kaiya Sheron announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky. Kentucky’s fourth commitment in the 2021 class, Sheron spoke to Kentucky Sports Radio and explained why he wants to be a Wildcat and what the future holds for the 6-4 pocket-passer.   KSR: We’ll start with a simple question, one that’s…

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March 24, 2020

What Kaiya Sheron’s Commitment Means to Kentucky

Freddie Maggard 11:00pm March 24, 2020 3/24/20

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Mark Stoops and Darin Hinshaw secured the commitment from 2021 QB Kaiya Sheron on Monday. The Somerset Briar Jumper’s pledge ensures that a strong quarterback room remains stout for the future. It also gives the Cats an in-state recruiter for a pivotal year in the Commonwealth’s recruiting landscape.  In addition to actively securing future teammates,…

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March 23, 2020

YAHTZEE! 2021 Somerset QB Kaiya Sheron commits to KENTUCKY

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm March 23, 2020 3/23/20

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The Kentucky football program has found its quarterback for the class of 2021. This evening, 2021 three-star prospect and top-30 quarterback Kaiya Sheron has announced his commitment to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over early offers from Marshall and Eastern Kentucky, among significant growing interest from various Power Five programs. “First off I want to thank…

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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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