Class of 2018 offensive lineman commits to Kentucky

 Posted by at 1:40 PM on May 14, 2017  Comments Off on Class of 2018 offensive lineman commits to Kentucky
May 142017
 

Kentucky added another offensive lineman to its recruiting class of 2018 on Sunday with the commitment of Quintin Wilson, a three-star interior lineman from Cincinnati.

Wilson — a 6-foot-3, 290-pound prospect — is the No. 8 center nationally in the 2018 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. Rivals.com ranks him as the No. 5 center for 2018, and Scout.com classifies him as an offensive guard.

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National analyst predicts elite football recruit to UK

 Posted by at 2:43 PM on May 8, 2017  Comments Off on National analyst predicts elite football recruit to UK
May 082017
 

247Sports national analyst Steve Wiltfong is now predicting that four-star offensive lineman Marquan McCall will ultimately commit to Kentucky.

McCall — a 6-foot-3, 280-pound prospect from Oak Park, Mich. — is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 100 overall recruit and No. 3 offensive guard nationally in the class of 2018.

He visited UK for the program’s spring game last month, and he also has scholarship offers from Michigan, Michigan State, Tennessee and several other major programs.

UK recently picked up a commitment from four-star offensive tackle Darian Kinnard.

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Gaskin no longer committed to UK football team

 Posted by at 11:11 AM on May 8, 2017  Comments Off on Gaskin no longer committed to UK football team
May 082017
 

Three-star wide receiver Cadarius Gaskin announced Monday morning that he is no longer committed to the UK football team.

Gaskin — a 6-foot-3 prospect from Delray Beach, Fla. — had been committed to the Wildcats for less than a month, and he declared his recruitment to be “open” moving forward. He has not yet visited Lexington but still plans to do so sometime before his senior season, meaning he still considers UK an option moving forward.

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UK lands commitment from four-star O-lineman

 Posted by at 10:05 PM on April 30, 2017  Comments Off on UK lands commitment from four-star O-lineman
Apr 302017
 

UK Coach Mark Stoops

UK picked up one of its biggest commitments yet for the class of 2018 on Sunday with the pledge of four-star offensive lineman Darian Kinnard, another talented prospect out of the state of Ohio.

Kinnard — a 6-foot-7, 335-pound prospect from Cleveland — is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 17 offensive tackle in the 2018 class. He’s also considered to be the No. 161 national recruit and No. 6 rising senior from Ohio.

“I would like to announce that I will be committing to something huge,” Kinnard tweeted Sunday night. “Get ready Kentucky, I’ll see you soon.”

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Bear Bryant’s great grandson lands offer from UK

 Posted by at 11:24 AM on April 27, 2017  Comments Off on Bear Bryant’s great grandson lands offer from UK
Apr 272017
 

Class of 2019 quarterback Paul Tyson — the great grandson of legendary coach Bear Bryant — said Thursday morning that he has received a scholarship offer from the University of Kentucky.

Tyson — a 6-foot-4, 210-pound prospect — attends Hewitt-Trussville High School in Alabama, and he has received some recruiting interest from Alabama and Clemson, though his only previous scholarship offer came Wednesday from Jacksonville State.

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National analyst predicts UK for two football recruits

 Posted by at 11:36 AM on April 26, 2017  Comments Off on National analyst predicts UK for two football recruits
Apr 262017
 

UK Coach Mark Stoops

247Sports national analyst Steve Wiltfong logged predictions in favor of Kentucky on the Crystal Ball pages of two football recruits from the class of 2018 on Wednesday.

Wiltfong is picking the Wildcats for four-star offensive lineman Darian Kinnard and three-star safety Taj Ward, both from the state of Ohio.

Kinnard — a 6-foot-7, 335-pound prospect from Cincinnati — is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 17 offensive tackle nationally in the 2018 class. He has offers from Penn State, Maryland, UCLA and several others, and coaches from Ohio State have evaluated him in recent days.

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Jarren Williams lands an Alabama scholarship offer

 Posted by at 6:40 PM on April 11, 2017  Comments Off on Jarren Williams lands an Alabama scholarship offer
Apr 112017
 

Williams

Alabama extended a scholarship offer to UK quarterback commitment Jarren Williams on Tuesday, becoming the ninth school in the Southeastern Conference to do so.

Williams, who committed to the Wildcats last summer, now has offers from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana State, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Missouri, South Carolina and Tennessee. All of those schools have extended those offers to Williams in the time since he committed to UK last June.

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National analyst picking UK for 4-star tight end

 Posted by at 12:22 PM on April 9, 2017  Comments Off on National analyst picking UK for 4-star tight end
Apr 092017
 

247Sports national analyst Steve Wiltfong logged a new Crystal Ball pick in favor of Kentucky on Sunday, and it’s a big one.

Wiltfong, who is covering The Opening camp in Cleveland this weekend, is now predicting that the Wildcats will land four-star tight end Leonard Taylor, one of the top prospects in Ohio from the class of 2018.

Taylor — a 6-foot-4, 250-pound player — is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 3 tight end in the class and the No. 4 overall prospect from the state of Ohio. UK already has a commitment from tight end Brenden Bates — the No. 10 player nationally at that position — but the Cats are looking to add one more tight end to their 2018 class.

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Scott County lineman lands an offer from Alabama

 Posted by at 8:32 PM on April 3, 2017  Comments Off on Scott County lineman lands an offer from Alabama
Apr 032017
 

Bryan Hudson

Scott County offensive lineman Bryan Hudson landed a coveted scholarship offer from Alabama on Monday, the latest in a flurry of offers for the local class of 2019 recruit.

Hudson — a 6-foot-5, 295-pound prospect — is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 11 offensive tackle and No. 91 overall recruit in the 2019 class. He has also received offers from Florida and North Carolina in recent days, to go along with earlier offers from Kentucky, Louisville and Rutgers.

UK was the first school to offer Hudson, who has visited Lexington several times over the past year, including attending most of the Wildcats’ home games last season.

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Alabama is latest to offer Kentucky football recruit

 Posted by at 3:16 PM on April 3, 2017  Comments Off on Alabama is latest to offer Kentucky football recruit
Apr 032017
 

Trinity defensive lineman Stephen Herron received a scholarship offer from Alabama during a visit to the school’s campus Monday.

Herron — a 6-foot-4, 235-pound prospect — is rated by 247Sports as the No. 15 overall recruit and No. 2 weakside defensive end nationally in the 2019 class. He visited UK in late January and also has previous scholarship offers from Ohio State, Michigan, Tennessee, Georgia, Oregon, Louisville and several other schools.

Herron is rated as the state’s No. 1 prospect in the class of 2019.

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