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UK target shuts down recruitment, sticks with The U



One of Mark Stoops’ remaining targets in the 2017 class has canceled his upcoming trip to Lexington and solidified his commitment to The U.

Jon Ford, a three-star defensive end out of Fort Lauderdale, made plans to take an official visit to the University of Kentucky this coming weekend; however, a tweet he sent out Wednesday night announced that he will remain committed to Miami, despite recent speculation that a decommitment was imminent.

Ford committed to Miami in January of last year and will follow through with that yearlong commitment. Kentucky’s last-minute efforts in flipping the No. 26 defensive end came up just short, two weeks shy of National Signing Day.

The Cats currently have 23 committed players in the class.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

2 Comments for UK target shuts down recruitment, sticks with The U

  1. WeareBBN
    9:40 am January 19, 2017 Permalink

    I hope The U has a good English course he can take.

  2. JVice
    2:53 pm January 19, 2017 Permalink

    Long live DP? Now that’s something I can support.