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Mark Stoops is Recruiting in the Bluegrass

This weekend isn’t just a big deal for recruiting in basketball.  Mark Stoops is hosting a ton of talent in UK football’s final weekend of camps in the 2017 summer season.  The following recruits are either expected to be there, or they’re Tweeting pictures while wearing UK uniforms.

Blue Smith — If you don’t know Blue by now, he’s the nation’s top-ranked athlete, a teammate of Alex Reigelsperger and Vince Marrow’s most coveted recruit.

Chandler Jones — An Under Armour All-American cornerback from Hollywood, Florida, his recruitment is a battle between UofL and UK.  He plans on going to Louisville after camping in Lexington.

Bryan Hudson — The Scott County offensive tackle gets compared to Landon Young, because he beat Young in a shocking shot put upset at the state track and field meet.  John Schlarman was wise and extended Hudson an offer as a freshman.  Now he’s a four-star, Top 250 player in the class of 2019.

Terez Traynor — The athlete from Doss High School in Louisville was put on commitment watch earlier this summer.  Could he finally pull the trigger this weekend?  Stay tuned.

2018 Commits in Attendance

  • DeAndre Square
  • Alex Reigelsperger
  • Marquan McCall
  • Jarren Williams
  • Darrian Kinnard
  • Quintin Wilson

Joshua Washington — The Georgia 2018 cornerback has primarily received interest from small schools, but Auburn and Georgia are now in the mix.

Brayden Ingraham — The junior defensive end has already received offers from most of the SEC.  Kentucky stands apart because his former Dillard High School mentor on the defensive line, Jordan Wright, will be a freshman in Lexington this fall.

Stanley Garner —  Another elite athlete from Dillard, the three-star cornerback has offers from Alabama and Auburn, but Eddie Gran has UK in the driver’s seat.

Kristian Pechac —  A four-star 2018 running back from Bloomington (In.) South High School, Vince Marrow is doing what he can to make sure the powerful back does not become a Hoosier.

Hayden Wolff — A 2019 pocket-passer from Englewood, Florida, the 6’5″ gunslinger has received early interest from Florida, Ohio State and many others.

Article written by Nick Roush

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

2 Comments for Mark Stoops is Recruiting in the Bluegrass

  1. dbookno1
    8:44 pm July 14, 2017 Permalink

    Does anybody know what’s going on with Xavier Peters anymore?

    • satcheluk
      9:29 pm July 16, 2017 Permalink

      He’s still committed. His mother apparently got upset at him for making the announcement on Twitter with him speaking to her about it first, so she made him take it down. The coaches checked in and all is fine. He is still committed.