Signing Day 2017 holds more for the University of Kentucky than ever before. Two in-state players are committed to UK in Walker Wood and Austin Dotson. The talent being in produced in Kentucky was at a high this season with nearly twenty players heading to FBS programs. Here is a recap of where the top talent in Kentucky is headed in 2017. (Note: some players will announce their intentions later on Signing Day. Stay tuned to this page for more updates. Send signing info of players to @TreyHuntsmanKSR)
University of Kentucky
- Austin Dotson, Belfry OT
- Walker Wood, Lafayette QB
University of Louisville
- Cole Bentley, Belfry OT
Western Kentucky University
The Toppers were hurt when Jeff Brohm headed to Purdue. You’ll see several former WKU commits down the page.
- Cole Spencer, Trinity OT
EKU picked up a very athletic group of in-state talent led by Cleasant and Horton. Adding several speedy receivers from across the Commonwealth didn’t hurt either.
- Sean Cleasant, Manual DT
- Rayquan Horton, Belfry DT
- Landon White, Madison Central K
- Alex Shelton, Covington Catholic LB
- Cameron Catron, Belfry WR
- Brian Smith, Male WR
- Jackson Beerman. Tates Creek WR
- Quinten Floyd, Bryan Station Wr/TE
- Graham Ashkettle, South Oldham OL
- Austin Daulton, Southwestern DT
- Trajon Bright, Mayfield RB
- Jordan Scott, Belfry OL
- Jacob Vance, North Oldham OL
- Kyree Hawkins, Fern Creek RB/SS
- Jake Johnson, Pulaski County WR
- Zach Dampier, Danville
- Brandon Leff, Spencer County WR
Out of State
Alabama – Jedrick Wills, Lafayette OT
Michigan State- Mike Dantonio got a big flip yesterday afternoon when Hayes flipped from Purdue to Sparty.
C.J Hayes, South Warren WR
Purdue- Jeff Brohm headed for Purdue and brought three in-state players with him. Catlett is the jewel of this group.
- Deshon Washington, Ballard OT
- Kenneth Major, Christian County ATH
- KeyRon Catlett, Christian County WR
- Derrick Barnes, Holy Cross LB
Minnesota- P.J Fleck rows the boat to Minnesota and brings a couple of stud recruits with him. Morgan was the highest rated Western Michigan recruit before following Fleck last month.
- Tanner Morgan, Ryle QB
- Jacob Paulson, Christian Academy TE/LB
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Navy- Kentucky’s Mr. Football and the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year will join the option attack at Navy.
Jamale Carothers, Bowling Green RB
Memphis- Tyce Daniel, McCracken County, TE
Cincinnati- Desmond Ridder, St. Xavier QB
Illinois- Nate Hobbs, Male CB
Middle Tennessee State- Cole Kirby, Franklin-Simpson OT
Eastern Michigan- Russ Vaden, Moore DB
- Zach Haynes, South Warren DL
- Bryce Crosby, Manual CB
Toledo- Woodford Lankford, Lexington Catholic OT
Wofford- The Terriers bring in two underrated prospects from Kentucky. Both players had incredible careers in different parts of the state.
- Kent Phelps, Paintsville RB
- Cameron Racke, Simon Kenton QB
- DeAngelo Wilson, Bowling Green WR
- Colby McKee, Scott County OL
- James Tobin, DeSales DB
Southeast Missouri State- Zackery Smith, Male WR
Indiana State- Dante Hendrix, Cooper WR