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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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February 5, 2020

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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11 Personnel E29: Michael Drennen’s National Signing Day Decision

KSR 8:30pm February 5, 2020 2/5/20 Comments Disabled

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Celebrate National Signing Day with 11 Personnel. Nick Roush and Adam Luckett threw on the headsets right before Michael Drennen’s announcement ceremony began in Columbus. Hear their reaction when Donut put on a Kentucky hat and committed to the Wildcats. Highlights: — How Eddie Gran can use the versatile offensive weapon. — Vince Marrow lands…

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Eli Drinkwitz Provides Proof that Missouri Football is Staying in the SEC Football Cellar

Nick Roush 4:30pm February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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Missouri football is dead. New head coach Eli Drinkwitz proved as much on National Signing Day. Once a proud program that entered the SEC and immediately went to consecutive SEC Championship Games, they now celebrate three-star commitments as if gold and black confetti is falling in Atlanta. This past offseason Missouri replaced former Tiger linebacker…

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Mark Stoops speaks glowingly about Vince Marrow, Sam Anaele on National Signing Day

Nick Roush 3:15pm February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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On National Signing Day 2020, Mark Stoops isn’t beating down doors to bring in a ton of new football recruits. Almost a dozen of them are already on campus. While awaiting the final decision from Michael Drennen (tonight at 6 p.m. ET), Stoops took some time to talk about the new guys on campus and…

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“SEC Now” analysts like UK’s recruiting class, Kalil Branham

Drew Franklin 11:47am February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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While doing some curls and drinking from a pot of coffee with a straw earlier this morning, I turned on the SEC Network to see what was all the National Signing Day rage around the conference. The moment I tuned in I saw Gene Chizik speaking highly of Kentucky’s recruiting class. He named UK his…

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Danny Clark transfers to Vanderbilt

Drew Franklin 11:07am February 5, 2020 2/5/20

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Danny Clark’s college football career has a new home and it is right here in the Southeastern Conference… at Vanderbilt. The Commodores announced the big National Signing Day addition to its quarterback room on Twitter: First anchor has dropped of the day. Welcome, Danny Clark. [email protected] is a left-handed signal caller for Copiah-Lincoln who passed…

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February 4, 2020

Torrance Davis will NOT sign with Kentucky on National Signing Day

Nick Roush 5:44pm February 4, 2020 2/4/20

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The BBN has received more clarity ahead of National Signing Day. It has not come in the form of good news. Three-star running back Torrance Davis committed to Kentucky at an official visit in June. The Cleveland native was the only commitment in UK’s 2020 recruiting class that did not sign during the Early Signing…

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UK Football Looks to Add Two Offensive Weapons on National Signing Day

Nick Roush 3:00pm February 4, 2020 2/4/20

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Once upon a time, the first Wednesday of February was the most hallowed day for diehard fans of college football recruiting. The sheen on the spectacle is no longer so bright. Even without a high number of prospects in line to sign, the Kentucky Wildcats could land a couple of high-quality players on National Signing…

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January 31, 2020

Vince Marrow is currently meeting with Youngstown State

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:20pm January 31, 2020 1/31/20

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Yesterday, KSR broke the news that Vince Marrow is in talks with Youngstown State about its head coaching job. Last night, Justin Rowland reported that a meeting between the two sides was set to happen today; according to our own Matt Jones, it’s taking place as we speak. “Vince Marrow is meeting with Youngstown State…

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January 30, 2020

Michael Drennen’s Final Decision Depends on Vince Marrow’s Future at UK

Nick Roush 2:55pm January 30, 2020 1/30/20

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Kentucky’s top remaining target in the 2020 recruiting class broke his silence Thursday to share his National Signing Day plans. Those plans could change if Vince Marrow leaves Lexington. Michael Drennen II, a four-star recruit from Dublin Coffman High School (Oh.), told 247’s Bill Greene he has picked a decision day, although he has not…

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