Lafayette offensive lineman Landon Young is a five-star recruit who signed with Kentucky on Wednesday morning.
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There probably wasn’t anyone more excited at UK football headquarters Wednesday morning than offensive line coach John Schlarman, who helped bring in one of the most highly touted groups of O-lineman in the program’s history.
Five-star offensive tackle Landon Young and three-star center Luke Fortner both signed with UK on Wednesday morning, joining four-star early enrollees Drake Jackson and Tate Leavitt, who are already with the team.
“We’re very excited,” Schlarman said. “We feel like we’ve really hit home runs with all four of these guys. … All four are football junkies, study the game, love the game. So we’re really thrilled.”
UK’s O-line coach broke down each of the new additions:
On Luke Fortner: “Very excited about Luke. He’s a guy that’s played all three spots. He’s played center, guard and tackle. Very smart. He’s athletic, plays basketball as well. So I think he can handle a lot, and I think he can help us in a lot of different spots.”
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