May 272015
 
Landon Young

Landon Young

Lafayette High School offensive lineman Landon Young has been committed to Kentucky for nearly two years, but the scholarship offers continue to roll in.

Florida was the latest program to reach out to Young, who received an offer from the Gators on Tuesday. Auburn extended a scholarship offer a couple of weeks ago.

Young — a 6-foot-7, 290-pound prospect in the class of 2016 — also has offers from Alabama, Ohio State and South Carolina. 247Sports ranks him as the No. 16 offensive tackle in the class.

He has repeatedly said that he is solid in his commitment to UK.

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May 262015
 
Chase Brice

Chase Brice

Four-star quarterback Chase Brice said Tuesday that he has received a scholarship offer from Kentucky for the class of 2017.

Brice — a 6-foot-2 prospect from Loganville, Ga. — also has reported offers from Miami, Louisville, Illinois and a handful of others. Rivals.com analyst Woody Wommack praised Brice’s “quick release and accuracy” after a recent tour of Georgia high schools, ranking the UK target as one of the top offensive players he evaluated on the trip.

Rivals.com named Brice the top performer at the Atlanta Quarterback Challenge in March, an event that included dozens of QBs from the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. He will compete in the national QB challenge next month in Baltimore.

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May 262015
 
Mychal Mulder

Mychal Mulder

UK officially announced the addition of junior-college All-American basketball player Mychal Mulder on Tuesday, making him the fourth member of the Cats’ signing class of 2015.

Mulder, who has played the past two seasons at Vincennes University in Indiana, committed to Kentucky on April 28. The 6-foot-4, 185-pound shooting guard averaged 15.7 points and 6.4 rebounds as a sophomore, while also making 46.3 percent of his three-point attempts.

The Windsor, Ontario native will have two years of eligibility at UK.

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May 252015
 
Kash Daniel

Kash Daniel

UK already has 16 football commitments for the class of 2016, but there are still several spots to be filled between now and national signing day in February.

The Next Cats page featuring the Wildcats’ top recruiting targets for next year was updated over the weekend, and it now includes the latest news and star rankings for more than 50 players on UK’s radar.

Star rankings for UK’s commitments have also been updated. All 16 of those players are now ranked by Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports, and three of them have multiple four-star rankings from the major recruiting services.

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May 252015
 
Jedrick Wills

Jedrick Wills

The Rivals.com recruiting service named Lafayette offensive lineman Jedrick Wills one of the best performers across the entire Rivals Camp Series Monday.

Willis — a class of 2017 prospect from Lexington — was a second-team, all-offense selection for his showing at the Rivals camp in St. Louis earlier this month. Most of the prospects who were chosen are from the class of 2016.

The 6-foot-5, 300-plus pound offensive tackle already has scholarship offers from Kentucky, Louisville, Alabama, Notre Dame, Florida and several others. He is high school teammates with UK commitment Landon Young, one of the state’s top prospects in the class of 2016.

The Rivals team was chosen from a series of 10 camps and several skills events held around the country over the past few weeks.

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May 232015
 
John Calipari

John Calipari

UK Coach John Calipari attended Saturday’s session of the Nike EYBL in Minnesota, despite the event taking place during the NCAA’s “dead period” for recruiting.

Calipari was permitted to be in the stands because he was watching his son, Brad, play with the Kentucky Travelers. Brad Calipari transferred from Lexington Christian Academy to the MacDuffie School in Massachusetts last year. He will play one more season of high school basketball as a member of the class of 2016.

The team the Travelers played against Saturday afternoon — Alabama Challenge — features John Petty, a class of 2017 standout who earned a scholarship offer from Kentucky earlier this month.

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May 222015
 
TJ London

T.J. London

One-time Louisville football commitment T.J. London released his new list of top schools Friday afternoon, and UK is back in the picture.

London — a 6-foot-4, 380-pound defensive tackle from Columbus, Ga. — listed UK, Louisville, Mississippi State, Missouri, Alabama, Memphis and South Florida. He noted that the list was in no particular order. Alabama has not yet extended a scholarship offer.

U of L earned London’s commitment in March, but he backed out of that pledge earlier this month. UK was seen as a top school in his recruitment before he picked Louisville.

Rivals.com ranks London as the No. 42 defensive tackle in the class of 2016.

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May 222015
 
Thon Maker

Thon Maker

The guardian of five-star post player Thon Maker told ESPN on Friday that they’re in the “most contact” with Arizona State and Indiana.

Kentucky and Kansas have also been mentioned prominently with Maker — a 7-footer from Sudan — but it’s now looking like he won’t be eligible to play college basketball until the middle of the 2015-16 season. It’s unclear how serious those two schools would pursue him if he’s a mid-season enrollee.

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May 222015
 
Graphic by UKAthletics.com

Graphic by UKAthletics.com

UK’s football coaches have been on the road for the past several weeks, and it’s getting close to the time that recruits will return the favor.

The program’s on-campus camp series begins June 6 and includes several events, culminating in one final weekend of major camps in mid-July.

UK’s summer camps attract high school players already committed to the Wildcats, prospective recruits, and others looking to be recruited by UK. Past camps have resulted in scholarship offers to standout performers, and UK’s coaches will be there to instruct (and evaluate) the visiting players.

This summer’s camp series ends the weekend of July 17 with the Friday Night Blue Lights Camp and specialized camps the following day focusing on the passing game and linemen.

Camps have been open to the public in the past, especially the Blue Lights camp. Complete information on each camp can be found on UKAthletics.com.

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May 202015
 
Kash Daniel

Kash Daniel

Paintsville High School football star Kash Daniel said Wednesday that he plans to announce his college decision Aug. 13.

Daniel — a linebacker in the class of 2016 — has emerged in recent weeks as one of the state’s top high school football prospects. He earned a UK scholarship offer late last month, and Louisville and South Carolina quickly extended offers as well. Ohio State and Florida also have shown interest.

The 6-foot-3 prospect tweeted Wednesday that he plans to take campus visits and narrow his list to four schools by the end of June. He will then announce his college decision just before the start of his senior season of high school.

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