Skip to content

Kentucky Sports Radio

University of Kentucky Basketball, Football, and Recruiting news brought to you in the most ridiculous manner possible.


July 10, 2020

Five-Star Kentucky Football Target Sets Decision Date

Nick Roush 2:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

2 categories

2 tags

Kentucky is seeking the services of a five-star All-American defensive lineman. In just over two weeks the Wildcats will find out if they’ve won the recruiting sweepstakes. Damon Payne announced Friday afternoon that he will reveal his college decision Sunday, July 26. According to the 247 Sports Composite Rankings, Payne is the No. 1 defensive…

Read More

Junior Colleges Propose Moving Fall Sports to Spring

Nick Roush 12:30pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

2 categories

3 tags

We are one step away from the postponement of fall sports to the spring at the junior college level. In the midst of the Thursday’s massive news dump, the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Presidential Advisory Council recommended moving a majority of athletic competitions to the spring of 2021. A final decision will be…

Read More

July 8, 2020

In-State Quarterback Caden Veltkamp is Officially on UK’s Radar

Nick Roush 4:00pm July 8, 2020 7/8/20

2 categories

2 tags

The University of Kentucky is actively recruiting one of the state’s rising stars in the class of 2022. Last week the Wildcats officially extended a scholarship offer to Caden Veltkamp, a 6-foot-5 pro-style quarterback from South Warren High School. UK is just the second school to offer Veltkamp, following Western Kentucky. Veltkamp’s father is the Toppers’…

Read More

July 7, 2020

Recruiting Roundup, presented by CSL Plasma: UK’s Deep South Recruiting and Mack Brown Flexing

Adam Luckett 3:15pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

4 categories

2 tags

A message from our sponsor: Did you know that you can earn up to $400 in a month and $60 today by donating Plasma?  Donating Plasma is a great way to help others and to make a little extra cash to pay bills or save for a vacation!  It’s a great opportunity for college students…

Read More

July 4, 2020

YAHTZEE! Georgia linebacker Martez Thrower commits to Kentucky!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

4 categories

0 tags

The Kentucky football program has picked up its 13th commitment in the class of 2021. This afternoon, three-star outside linebacker Martez Thrower announced his commitment to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over offers from Arkansas, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Nebraska, and Tennessee, among others. “I will be taking my talents to Kentucky,” Thrower said in his…

Read More

Today on KSR: Happy Independence Day!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am July 4, 2020 7/4/20

5 categories

0 tags

Who’s ready for some warm weather, relaxation, and hot dog eating contests on this beautiful Fourth of July holiday? Better yet, who’s ready for warm weather, relaxation, hot dog eating contests, and real-life basketball on your televisions? If you’re a fan of any or all of the above – you’re lying if you say you’re not…

Read More

June 30, 2020

WATCH: UK Football commit Christian Lewis explains why he chose the Cats

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20

3 categories

2 tags

The Kentucky coaching staff hit yet another home run on the recruiting trail this afternoon, picking up a commitment from 2021 wide receiver Christian Lewis. Lewis, who is currently listed as a high three-star prospect and is expected to reach four-star status by the time he makes it to campus, chose the Wildcats over Louisville,…

Read More

Three-Star Alabama Wide Receiver Chris Lewis Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 12:02pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20

3 categories

3 tags

The Kentucky Wildcats have added another talented wide receiver to their 2021 recruiting class. Christian “Chris” Lewis announced he has committed to Kentucky over Notre Dame. The 6-foot-3 wide receiver had offers from 39 schools, including Louisville, Oregon, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Nebraska. COMMITED ?#BBN ?? pic.twitter.com/4MavM6uEWb — Christian Lewis~DEUCE~ ? (@ChrisLew__) June 30,…

Read More

June 27, 2020

Kentucky Makes Top Five for Three-Star Florida Athlete

Nick Roush 11:00am June 27, 2020 6/27/20

2 categories

2 tags

Kentucky is in the hunt for another talented wide receiver in the 2021 recruiting class. The Wildcats have already secured commitments from three wide receivers in the upcoming class. Kamonte Grimes could become the fourth to pledge his allegiance to the BBN. On Friday the three-star athlete unveiled his five finalists — Kentucky, Michigan, Maryland,…

Read More

June 25, 2020

NCAA extends recruiting dead period through August

Jack Pilgrim 6:45pm June 25, 2020 6/25/20

4 categories

0 tags

Coaches will have to wait even longer before seeing recruits in action. This afternoon, the NCAA’s Division I Council announced it would be extending the current recruiting dead period in all sports through Aug. 31. Now, no in-person recruiting will be allowed to take place, limiting coaches to phone calls and video conferences. “The full…

Read More

June 23, 2020

Kentucky is Gaining Momentum with Two Key Football Recruiting Targets

Nick Roush 6:00pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20 Comments Disabled

2 categories

2 tags

After picking up six commitments in four weeks in the month of May, the Kentucky football recruiting front has been relatively calm. That’s about to change as Mark Stoops’ coaching staff is closing in on two talented football prospects from the South. Wide receiver Chris Lewis (known by the recruiting services as Christian Lewis) plays…

Read More

June 21, 2020

UK Football target Jager Burton confirms delayed college decision

Maggie Davis 11:00pm June 21, 2020 6/21/20

4 categories

2 tags

The Wildcats will have to wait a little bit longer for an answer from Kentucky’s top in-state talent. Jager Burton, a four-star talent out of Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington, confirmed Sunday he’ll be taking longer than originally anticipated to make his college decision amid Coronavirus restrictions. The 2021 recruit has had his official…

Read More

June 19, 2020

Four-Star Florida Safety Commits to Florida…for the Third Time

Nick Roush 9:30pm June 19, 2020 6/19/20

3 categories

2 tags

If you thought Jarren Williams had a tough time making decisions, let me introduce you to Kamar Wilcoxson. A four-star recruit that attends IMG Academy in Florida, Wilcoxson is considered one of the 250 best football players in America. This afternoon he announced on Twitter that he has committed to the Florida Gators. The decision looks like…

Read More

June 18, 2020

The Belk Bowl is now… Duke’s Mayo Bowl?

Jack Pilgrim 11:00am June 18, 2020 6/18/20

3 categories

0 tags

Back on December 31, 2019, Kentucky defeated Virginia Tech in a thrilling come-from-behind in the Belk Bowl, 37-30. In a game many national outlets declared one of the top bowl games of the year, Lynn Bowden Jr. dominated the competition, rushing 34 times for 233 yards and two touchdowns to go with 73 yards through the…

Read More

June 17, 2020

Jager Burton makes HUGE jump in National Recruiting Rankings

Nick Roush 2:00pm June 17, 2020 6/17/20

2 categories

2 tags

It was only a matter of time before the recruiting services caught up. Jager Burton is now officially a Top 100 recruit. The four-star lineman from Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington jumped 109 spots to No. 61 overall in 247 Sports’ national recruiting rankings. Burton is the third-ranked offensive guard in America according to…

Read More

June 13, 2020

First Marquan McCall, then Justin Rogers, is Rayshaun Benny UK’s Next Elite Signee from Michigan?

Nick Roush 4:00pm June 13, 2020 6/13/20

2 categories

2 tags

In two of the last three recruiting cycles, Kentucky has signed blue chip recruits from Detroit’s Oak Park High School. Steve Clinkscale is trying to convince another talent from the trenches to join the BBN. Four-star offensive lineman Rayshaun Benny is considered one of the top five players from the state of Michigan. Rivals ranks…

Read More

June 11, 2020

Jager Burton accepts bid to 2021 All-American Bowl

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm June 11, 2020 6/11/20 Comments Disabled

3 categories

0 tags

One of Kentucky football’s top targets in the class of 2021 will participate in one of the most prestigious events in high school football. This afternoon, 2021 four-star offensive lineman Jager Burton accepted a bid to participate in the 2021 All-American Bowl. “Our latest commit is no stranger to the Alamodome,” the event announced on…

Read More

June 9, 2020

Recruiting Roundup: JUCO Help and Blue-Chip’s List

Adam Luckett 12:00pm June 9, 2020 6/9/20

4 categories

3 tags

The UK football team brought a bunch of players back to campus this week and offseason workouts are officially underway as the college football world is moving forward with the 2020 season starting on time. Things are beginning to become more normal, but one thing that hasn’t changed is recruiting. Summer visits have been stripped…

Read More

June 8, 2020

A Quick Update on Jager Burton

Freddie Maggard 3:30pm June 8, 2020 6/8/20

2 categories

2 tags

I caught up with the number one ranked player in Kentucky on Monday. The recruiting process for Jager Burton, Frederick Douglass High School’s four-star offensive guard, has taken many twists and turns, mainly from the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has limited official visits, as well as his teammate Dekel Crowdus’ recent pledge to the…

Read More

June 6, 2020

Kentucky is a Finalist for Talented JUCO Cornerback

Nick Roush 9:30pm June 6, 2020 6/6/20

2 categories

2 tags

Kentucky is in contention for one of the most sought after junior college defensive backs in America. Saturday afternoon Khyree Jackson made two significant recruiting announcements. The talented cornerback will reveal his college decision July 11 and it will be one of the six following schools: Alabama, Oregon, Florida, Oklahoma, South Carolina or Kentucky. The…

Read More