How about yet another Yahtzee to close out your Friday night?
2019 JUCO defensive end Taures Payne has committed to Kentucky!
— Ricooo™? ? (@_Tisdalekid_22) June 22, 2018
Justin Rowland of Rivals.com confirmed the news, who also added Payne will have two years of eligibility remaining by the time he gets on campus:
BREAKING: Cats Illustrated can confirm that JUCO defensive lineman Taures Payne has committed to Kentucky. Two years to play two. Visited today https://t.co/cNRff5kh18
— Justin Rowland (@RowlandRIVALS) June 23, 2018
Payne, a 6-foot-4, 265-pound defensive end out of Northwest Mississippi Community College, committed to Kentucky over Central Florida, Maryland, and Houston, among others. The Cats offered Payne back in April.
— Taures Payne (@4PFPAYNE) April 17, 2018
The newest Wildcat finished with 33 tackles, six tackles for loss, and 2.5 sacks last season for the Rangers.
Watch his highlights from last season:
Welcome home, Taures!