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Article written by Drew Franklin

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44 responses to “Four-star defensive tackle backs out of UK commitment”

  1. kentuckybackupplayer

    Well, Bye……………….

  2. BobbyBlue

    Cha- Ching !

  3. TOMCATS1990

    Sucks but whatever he doesn’t want to be here we don’t want him

    1. mashburnfan1

      Yep, see ya. best part is this staff will just replace him, and probably with someone better. At least he did this early and not on signing day like some kids do.

  4. Luether

    My sources say this guy is a D-bag anyway…

  5. ukwildcat1991

    I agree with tomcat. At this point, any recruit who decides to pull out, its their loss not ours. How many times could a Kentucky wildcat fan ever get to say that? Lol

    1. CatfaninCinci

      It almost feels like you should be referring to UL recruitment when we talk about ‘pulling out’? Am I right??

  6. Bluebloodtoo

    This is a normal part of the process. You gotta think the Florida’s, Georgia’s and Alabama’s are getting a little concerned about Kentucky’s momentum. They are going to try to mess with that momentum any way they can. It sure seems weird to me that all these grown men are twiddling in the brains of these young guys.

    1. DelrayCat

      Although we might need to beat them more than once every 30 years to really start making waves….

  7. krautdog

    This is why you don’t YAHTZEE ’til they sign.
    All too frequent occurrence w/UK football!

    1. UK96Champs

      It’s ALL football, not just UK. Their word means nothing.

    2. dave1964


    3. bigtaters6957

      Exactly, a commitment before signing day just a scholarship place holder while they look for something better. Should the original commitment school be the best place for them, they sign. Not at all concerned with this staffs recruiting prowess, he will be replaced.

  8. UKfansNKY

    FL came up with round trip tickets to the games, so Mom could watch. Oh well, good luck Kid………………………………..NEXT!

  9. cats646

    See ya kid. Gonna be a long four years losing to the school you should’ve stuck with!!
    GO BIG BLUE!!!!

  10. blord40

    Go get Octavious Oxendine and let’s call this one a wash.

  11. meeksfor3

    He really needs to learn that his “Gut feeling” can sometimes be the Taco Bell he just consumed heading down the Poop Shoot Express.

  12. Heavy C

    Yea….I mean I guess its news if a recruit verbally commits… Verbally Commits is nearly a Oxymoron. A waste of time until they sign.

  13. bbn606

    What makes Florida stupid about seeking a 4-star athlete?

  14. kjd

    Turns out that gut feeling was just gas. (Add your own sound effects here)

  15. UKinmyblood

    Screw the fat f*ck……

    1. ClutchCargo


  16. jr

    If a guy is committed, and shuts down recruiters, then that is a TRUE commitment!! Anything else is just lip service!

    1. Bluebloodtoo

      Right…because most high school juniors or seniors know what commitment means? And they have enough life experience to grasp all that that entails? Uh huh…. Sure.

    2. hweathers

      Agree 100%. Most teenagers don’t know what commitment is. They will commit so they have a spot until something better comes along.

  17. jaws2

    Oh for the days when we were fighting Ohio U, Bowling Green, Tulane, Vandy, and Cincinnati for players!
    We’ve come a lonnnnng way since Joker’s days boys. We may not be getting cred from the national press but I guarantee you the top tier programs in the SEC are taking notice. We may not get them all but we’re going to get some. I’m good with that.

  18. Cousins Fake Tooth

    Have said it before and will say it again. Make the rules if you commit, you go there for at least 1 year. Once you commit, you are not allowed any other visits to other schools, nor are you allowed contact with other schools.

    1. ClutchCargo

      And it was dumb the other time you said it. What you are describing is the LOI, which can be signed in December. These kids can say whatever they want to say, and the NCAA has no control over that.

    2. gasman01

      Amen. It’s the only way to stop this crap!!

    3. Cousins Fake Tooth

      @ClutchCargo – Not really. You build a team around the players you get. Once you get players in place when one leaves it messes up a lot of other pieces. I guess you like losing players on signing day etc. Pretty stupid if you ask me. You commit, you commit.

    4. ClutchCargo

      I don’t disagree that people should honor their commitments, nor do I like losing players we thought we could count on. But no rule the NCAA has the authority to enforce would prevent this.

  19. BluemanGreen

    Just because guys do this all the time and so on and so forth doesnt change the facts:
    It is complete BS and any player that does it to a school is a total D bag

    1. Soylentbeans

      I guess none of you would ever consider another job if other employers came offering.

  20. Gr8bigbruto

    Be fun watching him against our OLine if he goes to Florida. Talk about having a target on your back! Dude will make John Youngs highlight real multiple times!

  21. BBNDan7

    Football recruiting is so annoying.

  22. az1006

    It’s good for the program to even be in the conversation with these recruiting battles, but I will never understand why guys do this so regularly. And it isn’t just here…It’s everywhere. Every program has “commits” decommit, often just a few weeks or months after their initial “commitment.” If I’m a player, I’m only going to verbally commit to a school if I’m shutting down my recruitment. Otherwise…What’s the point? It’s a waste of time, and really disrespectful to staffs that spend countless hours and dollars recruiting you. That’s fine if you are genuinely undecided, but if you commit, that should be the end of it. Just keep your “commitment” off Twitter until you’re certain. That isn’t that difficult.

  23. Boman2112

    Lamar Goods……?
    Lamar Gone……bye

  24. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree

    I feel sorry for his future wife..they won’t make it a year.

  25. bigbluebg

    Dude looks like hes 35 years old.
    Best of look to ya man.

  26. bbn606

    This recruiting thing is like a kid in a candy shop. They choose one and walk down the aisle, throw it down and buy another. You will know what you have on signing day.

    1. notFromhere

      Wasnt he a 3 star before he committed to UK. Then Florida offers and he’s a 4 star… Hilarious.
      Cant wait to see who they get to replace him in this class.

      UnYAHTZEE!! Next…

  27. KY Blue Blood

    I find that ‘football recruit’ and
    ‘commitment’ mean jack squat! It’s so absurd I don’t even like to hear about it because it’s so annoying when they de-commit.

  28. makeitstop

    Again I say, why commit if ur not committed? U do not have to. U can “narrow it down.” Limit schools u will talk to. Take 5 visits. But why commit? Just STFU and decide at LOI time. You just look like an @$$hole when u commit and decommit. If u like the attention, that’s cool, DON’T COMMIT!

  29. Cole28

    So… No update stating that he actually committed to Florida?? I guess it’s not a huge surprise, but it’s important to not that he did actually commit to Florida.