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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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March 18, 2020

Dane Key Appears in 247’s First Class of 2022 Rankings

Nick Roush 3:15pm March 18, 2020 3/18/20 Comments Disabled

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Not a whole lot is happening in the world of football recruiting. To pass the time in self-quarantine, the fine folks at 247 Sports have compiled their initial rankings for rising juniors in the class of 2022. In the first edition of the class of 2022’s Top 247, Frederick Douglass wide receiver Dane Key is…

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March 17, 2020

What Greg Manusky Brings to the Cats’ Coaching Staff

Freddie Maggard 12:00pm March 17, 2020 3/17/20

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Mark Stoops hired a defensive coach with over 20 years of NFL experience as a linebacker coach and defensive coordinator. Greg Manusky has been added as a defensive quality control coach. Manusky coordinated defenses for the Redskins, 49ers, Colts, and Chargers. In other words, four NFL franchises believed in his coaching prowess enough to trust him…

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March 16, 2020

Four-Star Kentucky Wide Receiver Dekel Crowdus Sets Decision Date

Nick Roush 2:00pm March 16, 2020 3/16/20

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One of the best football players in the state of Kentucky has set a decision date. Four-star wide receiver Dekel Crowdus will announce where he is going to college on his birthday, May 10. His ten finalists include Kentucky, Ohio State, Louisville, Baylor, Ole Miss, Michigan, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia Tech and Texas. Committing on…

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March 13, 2020

NCAA has reportedly ordered a stop to all recruiting

Nick Roush 2:27pm March 13, 2020 3/13/20

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Crootin’ season is over. According to Jon Rothstein, Nicole Auerbach and a host of other reporters, the NCAA has suspended recruiting for all sports, both on and off campus, until at least April 15. Typically this time of the year is used to build momentum on the trail. Now basketball coaches will be unable to…

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March 12, 2020

SEC suspends on and off-campus recruiting through March 30

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:22pm March 12, 2020 3/12/20

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In light of the coronavirus outbreak, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey just announced the league has suspended on- and off-campus recruiting through the end of March, at least. “We did have conversations about recruiting I referenced and have stopped off campus and on campus recruiting for a period of time. That could be extended. I’ve…

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August 23, 2013

Go inside Braxton Berrios’ recruitment

Stuart Hammer 11:23am August 23, 2013 8/23/13

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Us normal human folk – those not blessed with the ability to play Division-I college football at a high level – probably have no idea what it’s like to live the life. Grinding everyday to be the best you can, and eventually reaping the benefits when the elite schools come calling. And if you’re good…

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August 22, 2013

Blake Bone to announce decision on Tuesday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:58pm August 22, 2013 8/22/13

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Four-star wide receiver Blake Bone just tweeted that he will announce his decision this Tuesday: making the decision tuesday about college . #commitment — Ghost.â„¢ (@KingOfEights_8) August 23, 2013 Bone is one of UK’s top remaining targets in the 2014 class and will choose between Kentucky, Louisville, South Carolina, Auburn, Ole Miss and others. He’s…

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August 21, 2013

Top center in 2015 football class likes UK, a lot

Drew Franklin 6:33pm August 21, 2013 8/21/13

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Luke Hiers is the No. 1 ranked center in the 2015 football class, and according to a tweet he just sent out, he’s a big fan of the University of Kentucky. Thinking #Kentucky is the right place for me, got to go see the school. Then will probably make a decision #bbn #stoopstroops — Luke…

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August 18, 2013

Watch Future UK QB on ESPNU Tonight

Wilder Treadway 5:00pm August 18, 2013 8/18/13

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Tonight at 8, ESPNU is airing a documentary on the Elite 11 Quarterback Camp featuring KSR’s very own Drew Barker. The camp is a yearly event that highlights the best high school quarterbacks in the nation. Be sure to check it out and get an inside look on some of the up and coming college…

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Blake Bone will announce his commitment in the next 2 weeks

Ally Tucker 12:30pm August 18, 2013 8/18/13

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According to his personal Twitter account, the recruitment process is nearing an end for 2014 4-star wide receiver Blake Bone. Bone is one of Kentucky’s prime receiver targets in the class of 2014, and Kentucky has long been considered a frontrunner for the 47th best receiver in the country. Bone has great size at 6’5…

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August 17, 2013

Drew Barker’s Big Night

Jonathan Schuette 2:00pm August 17, 2013 8/17/13

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Last night, everybody’s favorite KSR writer, Drew Barker, put up some big numbers in a scrimmage against Beechwood High School. The rocket armed quarterback was 17/22 for 178 yards through the air and had a touchdown pass to boot. Not to be outdone by his arm, his legs ran for 236 yards on 15 carries…

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2015 UK Football Target, DeAntre Turman, Passes Away

Jonathan Schuette 12:45pm August 17, 2013 8/17/13

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DeAntre Turman, an 11th grade football recruit from Fulton County, Georgia, passed away last night after being injured in a scrimmage. The cause of death is uncertain as an autopsy hasn’t yet been performed. Johnny T. White, his high school coach from 2009 to 2011, had nothing but overwhelmingly positive things to say about Turman’s…

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August 16, 2013

Matt Elam will take his official visit to Kentucky on December 14

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am August 16, 2013 8/16/13

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Moments ago, John Hardin giant Matt Elam announced that will take his official visit to Kentucky on December 14th. The five-star defensive tackle is down to six schools (Kentucky, Alabama, Ohio State, Louisville, Tennessee, and Notre Dame) and will take his official visit to Notre Dame on October 19th when they place USC. Elam will…

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