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Scout.com moves Grant McKinniss to 4-star, third in country

Kentucky picked up a verbal commitment in June from Class of 2016 Ohio punter Grant Mckinniss after attending a camp on campus a week before. At the time he was a two-star recruit.

I guess this goes with Stoops’ philosophy to get players early and before other schools discover them because his his stock has skyrocketed over the summer, especially on Scout.com.

Scout has upgraded Mckinniss twice this month, making the recruit a 4-star player. As one of three 4-star punters, that brings the punter to third in his position, behind UCLA commit Bailey Raborn and OSU commit Drue Chrisman.

247sports currently has him as a 3-star in its composite ranking and Rivals has him as a 2-star still. I’m assuming they just hate punters.

Looks like Kentucky is set for a little while on its punting crew.

 

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Article written by Courtney Hessler

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8 Comments for Scout.com moves Grant McKinniss to 4-star, third in country



  1. BigBluSoTru
    2:28 pm July 25, 2015 Permalink

    Punter u.



    • BigBlueSoTru
      5:53 pm July 25, 2015 Permalink

      I’m a big fan of UK.



  2. CalRipken
    4:15 pm July 25, 2015 Permalink

    Stoops is getting them in at UK. All we need now are some wins!!



  3. Billy Bob
    5:17 pm July 25, 2015 Permalink

    Thank God, Ohio State’s punter is ranked higher. They won’t take this guy out from under from us.



    • Thornton
      7:14 pm July 25, 2015 Permalink

      Feeling less and less confident about November 28th are we?



    • Billy Bob
      8:21 pm July 25, 2015 Permalink

      Not at all. I’m sure we will beat UL for a trip to glorious Birmingham for the prestigious BBVA Compass Bowl.



    • Thornton
      12:37 am July 27, 2015 Permalink

      Is that better than the Belk Bowl?



  4. Tampa Satchel
    9:03 am July 26, 2015 Permalink

    Are those clouds real? If so, the camp directors should probably gotten them off the field. I had two friends die in or near Lexington as kids. Lightning is not something to trifle with.