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June 1, 2020

Why Kentucky? Jager Burton Explains the Appeal of Playing for his Home State School

Nick Roush 12:00pm June 1, 2020 6/1/20

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The foundation of UK’s 2021 football recruiting class is built on homegrown talent. Kentucky would like to add at least one more big name from the Commonwealth, Jager Burton. A four-star recruit, the Frederick Douglass offensive lineman is the top-ranked player in the state and No. 158 player in America, according to Rivals. Burton has…

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May 20, 2020

This ‘Lexington Legends’ recruiting graphic is pretty awesome

Drew Franklin 2:45pm May 20, 2020 5/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Frederick Douglass High School’s Jager Burton is at the top of the recruiting board in Mark Stoops’ office (if the targets are listed from top to bottom in order of priority AND if this board even exists at all) as the top-ranked recruit in the state of Kentucky and one of the last remaining in-state…

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May 15, 2020

Dekel Crowdus hints at a pending commitment. Who could it be?

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 15, 2020 5/15/20

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Good news on the Kentucky football recruiting front has come frequently over the last three weeks. The Cats have picked up five commitments in that short period of time. That does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Four days after Dekel Crowdus announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky, the four-star wide…

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May 7, 2020

In-state standout Jager Burton says he’s “getting closer to a decision”

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm May 7, 2020 5/7/20

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2021 four-star offensive lineman and in-state standout Jager Burton says he is inching closer to a decision. After originally scheduling his highly-anticipated commitment for August 24, the Frederick Douglass HS star then announced he would be backing off of that date due to the coronavirus. Once the dust settled a bit, the 6-foot-4, 271-pound offensive…

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February 20, 2020

Jager Burton’s Relationship with John Schlarman and Vince Marrow

Nick Roush 1:45pm February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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The top-ranked football player in the state is no stranger to the coaches and players at the University of Kentucky. Frederick Douglass High School offensive lineman Jager Burton is the top recruit in the Commonwealth, ranked by Rivals as the No. 149 player overall in the 2021 recruiting class. Before he was an offensive lineman,…

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February 19, 2020

KSR Football Podcast: Recruiting Chatter with Jager Burton

KSR 11:00am February 19, 2020 2/19/20 Comments Disabled

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The top-ranked football player in the state of Kentucky and the No. 1 player on Mark Stoops’ 2021 recruiting big board sat down with Freddie Maggard and Nick Roush to talk at length about his recruitment. Jager Burton revealed he will officially visit five schools — Alabama, Kentucky, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon. The Frederick…

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January 21, 2020

Kentucky Hosts Talented In-State Football Recruits at Rupp Arena

Nick Roush 9:40pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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Handcuffed by the SEC basketball schedule, Kentucky’s football coaching staff altered their schedule to use Rupp Arena as a recruiting tool. Kentucky does not have many recruiting advantages over the SEC counterparts, except in the spring at Rupp. Each year one Saturday in late January or early February is christened as Junior Day. A star-studded…

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September 20, 2019

Jager Burton is Juggling College Football Coaches like Girlfriends

Nick Roush 4:00pm September 20, 2019 9/20/19

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The top-ranked junior from the Commonwealth of Kentucky has received scholarship offers from just about every school in the country, most recently Oklahoma. It has its positives, as well as its drawbacks. Jager Burton received his first scholarship offer last fall from the University of Kentucky. The Frederick Douglass lineman is now ranked by Rivals…

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July 8, 2019

How One Day at UK Changed Jager Burton’s Football Future

Nick Roush 7:00pm July 8, 2019 7/8/19 Comments Disabled

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Before Jager Burton was a four-star prospect with a treasure trove of scholarship offers, the Lexington lineman was a Kentucky football camper. In the summer of 2018, Jager (pronounced Jagger, as in Mick) had just finished his freshman year of high school football. He spent his day working out in front of UK coaches as a…

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June 6, 2019

One of Kentucky’s Top 2021 Prospects Offered by Clemson

Nick Roush 4:00pm June 6, 2019 6/6/19

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Dabo Swinney is trying to create a recruiting pipeline in Lexington. Clemson first got a foothold in the state when Walker Parks, a four-star 2020 prospect and top ten offensive tackle in the country, committed to the defending National Champs. Earlier this week, Parks brought a few of his Frederick Douglass friends with him to…

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