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January 24, 2020

Friday Afternoon Football Notes for the UK Fans of the Day

Nick Roush 5:00pm January 24, 2020 1/24/20

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Ah, it feels like just yesterday the BBN was getting rained on while Lynn Bowden ran all over SEC opponents. Ah, the good ole days. Now we’ve reached the offseason. At least we can watch a couple of Wildcats play in all-star games this weekend. Pro Bowling Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. on ESPN and…

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January 21, 2020

Kentucky Hosts Talented In-State Football Recruits at Rupp Arena

Nick Roush 9:40pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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Handcuffed by the SEC basketball schedule, Kentucky’s football coaching staff altered their schedule to use Rupp Arena as a recruiting tool. Kentucky does not have many recruiting advantages over the SEC counterparts, except in the spring at Rupp. Each year one Saturday in late January or early February is christened as Junior Day. A star-studded…

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Kentucky’s 2020 Football Recruiting Class up to No. 15 in National Rankings

Nick Roush 5:10pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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Kentucky continues to rise in the national recruiting rankings. When the Wildcats officially received signatures from 20 recruits on Early Signing Day, Kentucky’s 2020 class ranked nineteenth in the Rivals national rankings. Since then UK added two four-star defensive backs — Joel Williams and Vito Tisdale — into the mix and Rivals re-ranked their prospects…

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January 5, 2020

Today on KSR: Richards leads Cats to 1-0 start in SEC play

Sam Gormley 10:00am January 5, 2020 1/5/20 Comments Disabled

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Junior Nick Richards scored 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to help lead the Kentucky Wildcats to a win over Missouri to start SEC play on Saturday. The Cats took down the Tigers 71-59. Here is the news you need to start your day: Nick Richards impressive again Drew Franklin has been preaching it…

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January 4, 2020

Watch Vito Tisdale’s Commitment to Kentucky at the All-American Bowl

Nick Roush 3:47pm January 4, 2020 1/4/20

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Vito Tisdale knew for a while he wanted to be a Kentucky Wildcat. The Bowling Green defensive back waited a little longer to make the announcement ceremony special. Tisdale announced his college decision at the 2020 All-American Bowl in San Antonio. The NBC host said Derrick Henry’s decision back in 2013 inspired Vito to make…

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YAHTZEE! Vito Tisdale Commits to Kentucky at the All-American Bowl

Nick Roush 3:28pm January 4, 2020 1/4/20

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Vito Tisdale will be a Kentucky Wildcat. Ranked as a four-star prospect by 247 Sports and ESPN, the Bowling Green defensive back picked Kentucky over Alabama, Georgia and Texas A&M in a nationally-televised announcement during the All-American Bowl. Recruited by Vince Marrow, Tisdale first received an offer from the University of Kentucky following his freshman…

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January 3, 2020

REMINDER: Vito Tisdale Announces his College Decision at Saturday’s All-American Bowl

Nick Roush 1:00pm January 3, 2020 1/3/20

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The highest-ranked uncommitted prospect from the state of Kentucky will announce his college decision in just over 24 hours. Vito Tisdale is in San Antonio for the All-American Bowl. In the middle of Saturday’s game the four-star defensive back from Bowling Green will choose between Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia and Texas A&M on national television. Ranked by…

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January 2, 2020

WATCH: Damien Harris Says He Picked Alabama at Last Second

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm January 2, 2020 1/2/20

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Either Damien Harris is a pretty good liar, or he made the most important split-second decision of his life. In a sitdown interview with CampusLore, former Alabama running back and Richmond, KY native, Damien Harris, explains how he chose the Crimson Tide. Apparently, the one-time five-star high school recruit had planned on picking the Wildcat…

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January 1, 2020

Frederick Douglass four-star lineman Jager Burton cuts list to seven, includes Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 6:45pm January 1, 2020 1/1/20

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The top in-state player in the class of 2021 trimmed his list on Tuesday evening, and the Kentucky Wildcats made the cut. Jager Burton, a four-star offensive guard out of Frederick Douglass, cut his list to seven, leaving Kentucky, Texas, Oregon, Penn State, Ohio State, Alabama, and Clemson as the final contenders. Here was the…

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December 24, 2019

How Linebacker D’Eryk Jackson Earned a Spot on Kentucky’s Roster

Nick Roush 11:30am December 24, 2019 12/24/19 Comments Disabled

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There’s a story behind every signee in Kentucky’s 2020 football recruiting class. D’Eryk Jackson sacrificed to secure his spot. A class that is defined by star-power in the recruiting rankings, Jackson did not get to Kentucky by impressing scouts at recruiting camps. The lowest-ranked recruit in Kentucky’s class saved his best work for UK’s coaches…

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December 18, 2019

KSR’s 2020 Early Signing Day Thread

Nick Roush 3:47pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls from all around the world, welcome to Early Signing Day 2019. Before the faxes roll in at approximately 7:30 a.m. two four-star offensive linemen — R.J. Adams and Jeremy Flax — grabbed headlines by committing to Kentucky Tuesday afternoon.  The latest additions to the Big Blue Wall give Kentucky…

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The Early Enrollees for Kentucky’s 2020 Recruiting Class

Nick Roush 3:30pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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Kentucky’s 2020 football recruiting class is not yet complete. As we wait for more signatures, Kentucky has revealed who will enroll early in January to participate in spring football. Ten of the 19 signees will be on campus in a matter of weeks. QB Beau Allen OLB Samuel Anaele WR Kalil Branham OL Deondre Buford…

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Tyler Baron Commits to Tennessee

Nick Roush 12:41pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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You can take one four-star prospect off the board. Tyler Baron will be a Tennessee Volunteer. The four-star defensive end announced from Knoxville Catholic High School that he will stay close to home, choosing the Vols over Kentucky and Ohio State. Kentucky made an appealing pitch to Baron. The Cats were in the running until…

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LIVE: Four-Star Defensive End Tyler Baron’s Commitment Ceremony

Nick Roush 12:24pm December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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One of the best defensive ends in America could soon become a Kentucky Wildcat. Tyler Baron is set to announce shortly where he will play college football, choosing between Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio State. Kentucky was in a great place to land Baron when November turned to December. Then things got complicated. Baron’s father serves…

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SURPRISE! Four-Star Defensive Tackle Josaih Hayes is a Kentucky Wildcat

Nick Roush 10:15am December 18, 2019 12/18/19

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Jon Sumrall has given the Big Blue Nation an Early Signing Day surprise. Four-star defensive lineman Josaih Hayes has signed with the University of Kentucky. The top 15 defensive tackle is ranked by Rivals as the No. 160 player in America. Kentucky’s inside linebackers coach pulled quite a coup to get Hayes in Big Blue.…

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December 17, 2019

Elite Offensive Lineman RJ Adams Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 10:45pm December 17, 2019 12/17/19

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One of the most talented blockers in America is going to be a Kentucky Wildcat. R.J. Adams revealed to Rivals that he has committed to the University of Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over Alabama and N.C. State. A four-star recruit, Rivals ranks Adams as the No. 12 offensive guard in America. Committed… ? pic.twitter.com/CnDHyvXjAn —…

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Four-Star Offensive Lineman Jeremy Flax Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 10:30pm December 17, 2019 12/17/19

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Kentucky has added a a large new piece to the Big Blue Wall. Two days after departing from an official visit in Lexington, four-star JUCO offensive lineman Jeremy Flax committed to Kentucky. Texas Tech and Auburn were once thought to be the leaders in Flax’s recruitment, but Mark Stoops’ staff pulled out all of the…

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Four-Star DB Joel Williams Postponing Announcement

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm December 17, 2019 12/17/19

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Mark Stoops and the Kentucky coaching staff were expecting to go three-for-three with four-star commitments on Tuesday. They started out a perfect two-for-two, but they’re going to have to wait for that third and final player to make his college decision. According to Josh Edwards at The Cats Pause, four-star defensive back Joel Williams has postponed…

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Player Preview: Samuel Anaele

Freddie Maggard 8:00pm December 17, 2019 12/17/19

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Kentucky went into South Florida and will sign one of the nation’s top players. Samuel Anaele brings an elite mixture of size, athletic ability, motor, and attitude. Both Rivals and 247Sports rated him as a top 10 defensive end in the nation. He doesn’t appear to love the glitz and glam of the recruiting cycle…

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Player Preview: Torrance Davis

Freddie Maggard 2:00pm December 17, 2019 12/17/19 Comments Disabled

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Torrance Davis committed to Kentucky on June 7th. He’s been a Wildcat ever since. Much like John Young, Davis has loyally and eagerly awaited an official roster spot for Vince Marrow and Mark Stoops. The 3-star is a powerfully built and fluid athlete that played both running back and receiver at Garfield Heights High School.…

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