Star power: UK football building unprecedented class

 Posted by at 11:07 PM on June 10, 2013
Jun 102013

Ohio safety Darius West became UK’s fourth four-star commitment from the class of 2014 with his pledge Monday night. According to the rankings, that’s the most four-star players UK has ever had in a single class. (The Rivals database goes back to 2002).

Here’s a chart of past UK recruits who have been ranked as four-star prospects by Rivals:

4-star players at Kentucky since 2002
Class Player Position Head coach Home state
2014 Drew Barker QB Mark Stoops Kentucky
Mikel Horton RB Mark Stoops Ohio
Thaddeus Snodgrass WR Mark Stoops Ohio
Darius West S Mark Stoops Ohio
2013 Jason Hatcher DE Mark Stoops Kentucky
Marcus McWilson DB Mark Stoops Ohio
Za’Darius Smith DE Mark Stoops Alabama
2012 Patrick Towles QB Joker Phillips Kentucky
2011 Glenn Faulkner DB Joker Phillips Illinois
2010 Alex Smith TE Joker Phillips Ohio
2009 DeQuin Evans DE Rich Brooks California
Chris Matthews WR Rich Brooks California
Ryan Mossakowski QB Rich Brooks Texas
2008 Aaron Boyd WR Rich Brooks Kentucky
2007 D.J. Stafford DE Rich Brooks Georgia
2006 Demetrius Goode RB Rich Brooks Georgia
Micah Johnson DE Rich Brooks Kentucky
Corey Peters DT Rich Brooks Kentucky
2005 None
2004 Micah Jones OL Rich Brooks Kentucky
2003 Andre Woodson QB Guy Morriss Kentucky
2002 Yancey Reynolds OL Guy Morriss Georgia

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