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Future UK Quarterback Nik Scalzo Named to Team of Distinction

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A future UK quarterback has been honored as one of the best and brightest high school football player’s in America.

Eighty one high school student-athletes were selected from a pool of 3,500 to be a part of the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame’s (NFF) first ever Team of Distinction. The new honor is given to scholar-athletes who have achieved academically, earned athletic accolades and are involved in the community.

Representing the South Region, Nik Scalzo was a Team Captain for Cardinal Gibbons High School. He helped the school win their first ever championship while shattering school records. Not only was he an all-state selection, he earned a spot on the honor with a 4.63 GPA. FOUR. SIX. THREE. Incredible.

Congratulations to Scalzo, whose name will now be displayed permanently at a digital exhibit in the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The quarterback will arrive on campus in ten days.

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Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

4 Comments for Future UK Quarterback Nik Scalzo Named to Team of Distinction



  1. JoeBee
    4:28 pm June 5, 2019 Permalink

    Don’t sleep on this kid!



  2. KentuckyVSEveryone
    4:37 pm June 5, 2019 Permalink

    I cannot wait for Nik, Amani Gilmore and Beau Allen compete for the starting job in a few years…we have some good young talent under center



  3. Thetruthshallsetbennyfree
    7:00 pm June 5, 2019 Permalink

    I can’t wait for them to compete this year. If they do open it up and Terry earns it then you know he’ll have a hell of a season. If they just hand it to him then like every school who does that we won’t know till it’s to late.



  4. Luether
    7:17 pm June 5, 2019 Permalink

    Way to go, Nik…