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Ashtan Pierre won’t play this year due to grades

(Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports)

(Photo: Andrew Ivins, 247Sports)

One name was missing from Kentucky’s roster that was distributed this morning: incoming freshmen Ashtan Pierre. Mark Stoops just told reporters that due to grades, Pierre won’t join the team this year.

The three-star athlete from Deerfield Beach, Florida signed with Kentucky last December and was expected to play linebacker, but now, it seems he’ll have to go the junior college route.

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8 Comments for Ashtan Pierre won’t play this year due to grades



  1. Sticky Ceiling
    2:02 pm July 16, 2018 Permalink

    One day, kids may finally get the mindset that everyone isn’t going pro, and education is important….



  2. Rod Crandler
    2:05 pm July 16, 2018 Permalink

    Ooops. Not sure you’re allowed to say that’s the reason why publicly because of FERPA.



  3. kjd
    2:17 pm July 16, 2018 Permalink

    What happened to the story KSR ran stating all freshmen had arrived on campus?



    • dismore
      4:55 pm July 16, 2018 Permalink

      Always remember, facts are optional at KSR. As in don’t believe anything you read.



  4. krautdog
    2:24 pm July 16, 2018 Permalink

    Damn-lost another YAHTZEE!



  5. zoupman
    8:08 am July 17, 2018 Permalink

    It happens. Guy was most likely going to red shirt anyway. Maybe he can get his grades in order and join team next year.