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September 28, 2020

WATCH: Jager Burton makes ridiculous one-handed grab for pick-six

Jack Pilgrim 8:30pm September 28, 2020 9/28/20

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Kentucky football commit Jager Burton is a freak-of-nature athlete, that’s been made clear for years. Standing 6-foot-4, 271 pounds and ranked as high as No. 59 in the class of 2021, it’s no surprise that the Wildcats had to fight off the likes of Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon to earn his commitment on…

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September 21, 2020

How Kentucky and Auburn’s Talent Compare in Recruiting Rankings

Nick Roush 3:10pm September 21, 2020 9/21/20

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On paper it appears as though Kentucky is catching up with the Auburns and Alabamas of the SEC. It all depends on what paper you’re looking at. If you throw out college production and simply use recruiting rankings to evaluate talent, it’s easy to see why Auburn opened as a 10-point favorite over Kentucky. 247…

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September 18, 2020

WATCH: Belfry vs. Pikeville in the Kroger KSR Game of the Week

Zack Geoghegan 7:20pm September 18, 2020 9/18/20 Comments Disabled

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KSR’s second Kroger Game of the Week is only 10 minutes away from kickoff! Here’s how you can check out the action. The game is only being streamed live via pay-per-view, so you’ll need to go to mountain-topsports.com, then click on the “Watch Live: Pikeville High Football” banner at the top of the page, click…

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September 12, 2020

La’Vell Wright’s Heroics Propel North Hardin Past Frederick Douglass in Epic Opener

Troy Howell 10:30am September 12, 2020 9/12/20

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Four UK commits. Six more with Kentucky offers. Two state powers. The first Kroger KSR Game of the Week.  Surely a game of this magnitude couldn’t live up to the hype, could it?   It did.  North Hardin kicker Cayden Logsdon lined up for a field goal, trailing 17-16 with 4 seconds left. It got there. Barely. Logsdon converted…

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September 11, 2020

North Hardin Defeats Frederick Douglass 19-17 with Improbable Last-Second Field Goal

Nick Roush 10:31pm September 11, 2020 9/11/20

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In a game filled with stars, North Hardin running back La’Vell Wright shined brightest when it matter most. Trailing by one point with the clock running in the final minute of the season-opening showcase, North Hardin was on the ropes at Frederick Douglass. Facing pressure on third and long, the Trojans’ quarterback flicked the ball…

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WATCH: Frederick Douglass vs. North Hardin in the Kroger KSR Game of the Week

Nick Roush 7:20pm September 11, 2020 9/11/20

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Few folks are allowed inside the gates at The Farm to watch the Broncos take on the Trojans but you can watch all of the action from the comfort of your home thanks to the fine folks from PrepSpin. Four Kentucky commitments are squaring off in this clash of Kentucky high school football titans. OL…

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September 1, 2020

Floodgates have opened for Kentucky Football Recruiting in 2022 Class

Nick Roush 3:00pm September 1, 2020 9/1/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky football recruiting turned up a few notches overnight. Beginning at 12:01 am ET on Sept. 1, college coaches gained the ability to directly contact players in the class of 2022 who will compete this fall as high school juniors. Up until today, players had to be the ones to initiate contact with college coaches.…

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August 31, 2020

WATCH: KSR’s video recap of Jager Burton’s commitment

Maggie Davis 10:00pm August 31, 2020 8/31/20 Comments Disabled

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Sunday was an exciting day for the Big Blue Nation, as the Kentucky football program got a huge commitment from Lexington’s own Jager Burton. The All-American offensive lineman made things official at KSBar when he picked the blue-and-white hat up off the table, and KSR was there to cover it all. Here’s what you need…

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UK Commit Christian Lewis Carves up the Competition

Nick Roush 6:00pm August 31, 2020 8/31/20

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One future Kentucky Wildcat had a field day Friday night. The Alabama high school football spotlight was on Christian Lewis as his Pleasant Grove Spartans, state runners-up in 2019 and currently ranked second in class 5A, hosted the second-ranked 6A team, the Oxford Yellow Jackets. It was also a little rivalry game preview. Oxford’s Roc…

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Jager Burton Embraces Hometown Hero Role

Nick Roush 10:30am August 31, 2020 8/31/20

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Jager Burton could have played college football anywhere. When the hats were on the table — Alabama, Clemson, Oregon, Ohio State and Kentucky — he picked the familiar blue and white. “I’ve known for a little bit that’s where I wanted go, that’s what I wanted to be. To finally fulfill that hometown hero role,…

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September 15, 2013

UK commit Mike Edwards is feeling the love

Ally Tucker 2:20pm September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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One of Kentucky’s 2014 commits, DB Mike Edwards, has been feeling the love from the Kentucky coaching staff. Once again showing an innovative method of recruiting/continuing to show support for commits, the Kentucky staff wowed Edwards with the piece of mail picture above. The staff put together a series of smaller pictures that when put…

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Matt Elam Felt the Love in Lexington

Brennan English 11:30am September 15, 2013 9/15/13

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All 355-pounds of Matt Elam went all over the state yesterday from Elizabethtown to Lexington and back again; Elam took in most of the Kentucky-Louisville game in Lexington, then returned home to E-Town for John Hardin’s 6 pm out-of-conference matchup against Highlands. Despite John Hardin’s 33-26 loss to Highlands, Elam was pleased with his team’s…

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September 13, 2013

Watch Drew Barker’s game against Ryle High School

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:20pm September 13, 2013 9/13/13

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KSR writer and future Kentucky quarterback Drew Barker and his Conner Cougars take on Ryle High School tonight in Union, Kentucky. Watch UK’s future QB in action via the stream above, thanks to our friends at iHigh.com.

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4-Stars in Lexington

Nick Roush 3:00pm September 13, 2013 9/13/13

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4-Star recruits are not longer a strange sighting in Lexington, Kentucky. This weekend is no exception, bringing in top talent to hopefully impress with an upset over a Top Ten team. Coach Stoops said Monday that he doesn’t think this outcome of the game will affect recruiting too much, but that doesn’t mean he’s going…

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September 11, 2013

Kentucky recruiting controversial 4-star wide receiver Roger Lewis

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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According to Rivals’ Justin Rowland, Kentucky is now recruiting 4-star wide receiver Roger Lewis, who currently plays for Jirah Prep in North Carolina. Lewis, originally a 2012 recruit who was committed to Ohio State, was accused of two charges of rape and acquitted on the first, while the jury was deadlocked on the second, resulting…

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September 3, 2013

YAHTZEE! JUCO athlete/CB Michael Mathis commits to Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 9:54pm September 3, 2013 9/3/13

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According to 247’s Chris Fisher, two-star JUCO athlete/cornerback Michael Mathis has committed to Kentucky. Mathis is a 6’2, 205 lbs. athlete from Kilgore Junior College in Texas, which is also where current UK TE Steven Borden and WR Joey Herrick played ball. Mathis can play multiple positions, including cornerback, which he’ll likely play at UK.…

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September 2, 2013

2014 commit Mike Edwards separates shoulder

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm September 2, 2013 9/2/13

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It was also a rough weekend for Mike Edwards, one of Kentucky’s 2014 commitments. Edwards separated his shoulder in his team’s game yesterday, and will be out 1-3 weeks. Edwards, Rivals’ 35th best safety in the 2014 class, tweeted the picture above last night. Nice shirt, Mike, and get well soon. Speaking of the 2014…

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August 31, 2013

Drew Barker And Other Kentucky Recruits Puttin’ In Work

Will Totten 2:45pm August 31, 2013 8/31/13

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  Today, 2014 Kentucky QB commit and fellow KSR Blogger Drew Barker kicked off his senior season at Conner HS against Boone County HS, and to put it lightly, he dominated. The game was called at halftime due to the heat index which had reached over 100 degrees, but Barker and Conner HS still managed…

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August 30, 2013

UK launches two new football websites

Drew Franklin 4:00pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13

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Add StoopsTroops.com and UKCoachStoops.com to your web favorites, UK football fans. The University of Kentucky launched two new websites today, one dedicated to recruiting and the other for fans of the program. Head over to the new sites to browse through all they have to offer, but make sure you come back here when you’re…

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August 27, 2013

247Sports Talks Matt Elam

Will Totten 6:00pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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  Matt Elam is without a doubt one of the top defensive tackles in the 2014 recruiting class. With Rivals updating their rankings and bumping Elam from a 3-star to a 4-star player, the John Hardin product is at least a 4-star on every major recruiting outlet now. With that being said, 247Sports’ ranking stands…

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