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UK Commit Lamar Goods to visit Florida

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It’s been quite a day when it comes to Florida-KSR relations as the Gator Nation seems really upset about Tyler Thompson giving a Kerry Blackshear update in the most ridiculous manner possible. But the Gators competing for a player Kentucky wants isn’t just happening on the hardwood.

Lamar Goods is a a blue-chip defensive tackle who committed to Kentucky back in April, but it now appears he’s set to take advantage of offered official visits. The Canadian native who is playing his high school football in Connecticut will be making the trip to Gainesville this weekend to meet up with second-year head coach Dan Mullen and defensive coordinator Todd Grantham according Gators Territory, a site on the Rivals network.

Last time Goods went on a visit was back on the first weekend in April when he visited Lexington and as soon as he returned home he verbally committed to Kentucky. That is something to keep an eye on this weekend. In the 247 composite rankings, Goods currently sits at No. 336 overall and is ranked the 31st best defensive tackle in the high school ranks. The rising senior has listed offers from Florida, Georgia, Michigan State, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, and a few other schools.

Florida was one of the first schools to offer Lamar Goods back in May 2018 before Kentucky joined the party a month later. As most of you reading know, the defensive line has been a spot where Kentucky has struggled to to acquire and hold commitments from highly sought after talent. This feels like it’s setting up to be a long, hard battle until signing day arrives in December.

Get him out of The Swamp this weekend without a flip and Kentucky should still feel good about their standing in this recruitment. Defensive coordinator Brad White is leading this recruitment and Kentucky has potential early playing time to sell to Goods with both Calvin Taylor, Jr. and Phil Hoskins entering their senior seasons in 2019.

Crootin’ never stops.

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Article written by Adam Luckett

Twitter: @AdamLuckettKSR

14 Comments for UK Commit Lamar Goods to visit Florida



  1. sprtphan
    7:12 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

    One more time. Committing means nothing.



  2. 4everUKblue
    7:14 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

    Wake me up after the signing date.



  3. bigbluenationmbb
    7:22 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

    Who cares about football commits until they sign they should be able to sign to a school instead of commiting



  4. Dark Soul
    7:31 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

    here we go again



  5. Trueblue44
    7:39 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

    Why don’t y’all keep repeating the same “commits means nothing” crap yet you continue to open and read the articles then comment with the exact same comments repeatedly



    • sprtphan
      8:03 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

      I know the dems are trying to change things but free country last time I checked.



    • Trueblue44
      12:01 pm June 15, 2019 Permalink

      Clever reply…



  6. makeitstop
    7:58 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

    I confess I don’t understand why people “commit” then keep doing visits. It basically doesn’t happen in basketball unless there’s a coaching change or probation – I can think of one we got in 10 years that way. What is so different in football that kids feel they need to commit before they’re committed? Is it the calendar? Do schools pull scholarship offers when they fill out their allotment? This happens what 15-20% of the time in football and almost never in basketball, why? its not just us losing them, we get kids this way, too.



    • KYjellyRoll
      8:39 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

      I agree. Why even bother committing if you’re going to visit other schools? Or why visit other schools when you’re already committed? It isn’t even commitment if you’re not…



    • Clyde X
      9:18 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

      If you are an 18-year old kid and people keep offering to fly you all over the country and wine and dine you, why would’nt you do it? It would be hard to resist a free trip to Florida. If he changes his mind and goes to Florida, power to him. It won’t mess up my pinto beans.



  7. Boman2112
    11:22 pm June 12, 2019 Permalink

    These kids use the commit to get other schools to look at them harder. It’s a business decisions for everyone!
    Wake up America!