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From the halftime Super Bowl commercial, UK’s early enrollees adopt mantra: Why not?

  Kentucky’s seven early enrolles in the class of 2014—five high schoolers and two junior college transfers—were featured in the last few seconds of the commercial that played in Lexington at halftime of the Super Bowl on Sunday. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   That commercial was tagged with the slogan that echoed throughout the Nutter Training Facility on Wednesday’s...

From the halftime Super Bowl commercial, UK's early enrollees adopt mantra: Why not?

  Kentucky’s seven early enrolles in the class of 2014—five high schoolers and two junior college transfers—were featured in the last few seconds of the commercial that played in Lexington at halftime of the Super Bowl on Sunday. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   That commercial was tagged with the slogan that echoed throughout the Nutter Training Facility on Wednesday’s...

Signing Day interviews: Thaddeus Snodgrass, wide receiver

THADDEUS SNODGRASS On why he picked Kentucky: This is a beautiful place to be, a family atmosphere and everybody’s ready to win.   On the role Drew Barker played in his recruitment: It played a big role. I wanted to come in with a real smart quarterback and we got one.   On if he wavered at all when he watched UK go 2-10 last season: No, I was committed the whole time. They told me that...

UK football recruiting class ranked No. 1
after most recent verbal commitment

UK tops Texas, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Alabama in the Rivals ranking as of June 18. (Image from Rivals.com)   Staff report   A commitment from two-star offensive lineman Derrick Kelly has vaulted the UK football 2014 recruiting class to No. 1 in Rivals.com’s national ranking.   The ranking, which rewards teams points based on individual commitment’s rating and placement...

UK football recruiting class ranked No. 1 after most recent verbal commitment

UK tops Texas, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Alabama in the Rivals ranking as of June 18. (Image from Rivals.com)   Staff report   A commitment from two-star offensive lineman Derrick Kelly has vaulted the UK football 2014 recruiting class to No. 1 in Rivals.com’s national ranking.   The ranking, which rewards teams points based on individual commitment’s rating and placement...

Wesley Eversole: Mark Stoops experiencing unprecedented recruiting success for UK

On Thursday, the UK football program received possibly its biggest commitment for the 2014 recruiting class to date, when Stanley Williams, the top ranked all-purpose back in the nation according to Rivals.com, committed to play for the Cats and head coach Mark Stoops.   Williams’ commitment moved Kentucky’s 2014 recruiting class up to No. 3 in the nation. Since Rivals.com first began ranking...

UK football receives commitment from Rivals' No. 1-ranked all-purpose running back recruit

Staff report   The new UK football staff’s recruiting momentum continued Thursday with a verbal commitment from the nation’s No. 1 all-purpose back.   Stanley Williams, a running back from Bethlehem, Ga., committed to UK during a campus visit. He confirmed the news via his Twitter account.   Rivals.com ranks Williams as the No. 1 all-purpose back in the country and 96th best...