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February 20, 2021

Sam Anaele is switching positions

Nick Roush 10:35am February 20, 2021 2/20/21

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One of Kentucky’s highest-ranked players in the 2020 recruiting class is learning a new position this spring. When Sam Anaele signed with Kentucky in December of 2019, he was ranked by Rivals as the No. 96 player overall and the fifth-ranked strong-side defensive end. The qualifier is important, because in Kentucky’s 3/4 defense he could…

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February 16, 2020

Sam Anaele’s Story: How a Nigerian Basketball Player Became a Kentucky Football Linebacker

Nick Roush 10:30am February 16, 2020 2/16/20

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Five years ago Sam Anaele was half a world away, dreaming that one day he might join the same elite company as his fellow countryman, Festus Ezeli, as an NBA Champion.  The dream that started in Nigeria has slightly deviated, but Anaele is right where he belongs in Lexington. “It feels like home.” Hoop Dreams…

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