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A Sea Of Blue

James Wiseman: “I don’t really see any difference” between UK and Memphis

Wiseman is also unsure if he stays at Memphis East. The Kentucky Wildcats and Memphis Tigers are in a battle for 2019’s No. 1 recruit James Wiseman, and they’re vying for every edge they can get. But Wiseman doesn’t see an edge on either side yet, which may or may not be a good thing for UK. “I don’t really see any difference,” Wiseman said about Memphis and UK at this point, according to the Commercial Appeal’s Mark Giannotto. “If I go to the University of Memphis, then [Penny Hardaway will] help me reach my potential to hopefully become a great player and hopefully make...

And The Valley Shook

Recruiting: Visitors for the Spring Game

Very extensive list of who will be taking in LSU’s spring game festivities. With the Spring Game here, it gives fans an opportunity to get a glimpse at the immediate future, what their LSU Tigers might have in store for the upcoming season. It also gives the coaches an opportunity to recruit, show the prospective Tigers what they might be playing alongside in the next step of their careers. There is some great talent coming in this weekend, but overall, it might be a little...lacking. The Official Visitors A change in recruiting rules that introduced the early signing period has given...

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More Memphis buzz for James Wiseman

Can UK hold off Memphis and Penny to land the No. 1 recruit in 2019? While UK looked like the heavy favorite for James Wiseman early on, it’s becoming clear that Memphis is a real threat for him. That’s thanks in large part to Penny Hardaway becoming the Tigers’ head coach. If you recall, Wiseman transferred from Ensworth High School in Tennessee to play for Hardaway at Memphis East in 2017, where they would capture a state title. Following the championship, Hardway was named head coach of the Memphis Tigers, and now, they’ve become a legitimate challenger for Wiseman. UK head coach...

Diehards

Clemson adds another elite offensive weapon in recruiting

Just a week ago, Clemson had four commits for the 2019 recruiting class. In a matter of days, Clemson’s class has more than doubled in size, and the Tigers added another recruit in 4-star running back Chez Mellusi. Mellusi announced his commitment to the Tigers via Twitter on Monday night. Officially a Clemson Tiger!!!

Diehards

Dabo Swinney sees no conclusion to Clemson QB battle

The Clemson Tigers and coach Dabo Swinney have four quarterbacks fighting for an opportunity to start this fall, but most eyes fall on incumbent starter Kelly Bryant and No. 1 overall recruit Trevor Lawrence. And after an entire spring to evaluate their deep and talented quarterback room, Swinney doesn’t see an end in sight to […] The post Dabo Swinney sees no conclusion to Clemson QB battle appeared first on Diehards.

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Mother of James Wiseman is very high on UK

“They’re still my boys.” John Calipari and his staff are working hard to keep James Wiseman out of Penny Hardaway’s grasp. For much of Wiseman’s recruitment, UK has been the heavy favorite for the No. 1 recruit in 2019. However, this offseason saw the Memphis Tigers hire Penny Hardaway, who’s coached Wiseman at Memphis East, as well as his AAU Team, Team Penny. That has Memphis getting all the buzz in this recruitment, but mama says not so fast. In an interview with SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker, Wiseman’s mother, Donzaleigh Artis, made it clear which school and coaching staff...

Diehards

Clemson OC Jeff Scott: Amari Rodgers looks like a pro

Clemson is in need of dynamic pass catchers in 2018, and Amari Rodgers profiles as someone who can fulfill that role. Rodgers only caught 11 passes for 67 yards last season, but Tigers offensive coordinator Jeff Scott has loved what he’s seen from the former 4-star recruit this offseason. From The State: “I would say […] The post Clemson OC Jeff Scott: Amari Rodgers looks like a pro appeared first on Diehards.

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Was UK was interested in hiring Penny Hardaway?

A report suggests UK may have been interested in hiring Penny as an assistant. Penny Hardaway is now head coach of the Memphis Tigers. Hardaway finally landed the job last week after months of speculation that he was getting it, but there were other schools interested in him. Ole Miss was also looking at Hardaway as a head coach, and many other programs were eyeing him as an assistant coach. Were the Kentucky Wildcats among them? According to Mark Giannotto of the Memphis Commercial-Appeal, there were rumors that UK did want Hardaway as an assistant to help land star recruit James...

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Memphis Tigers OL Obinna Eze showing improvement after redshirt year

Obinna Eze came to Memphis as a four-star recruit but after redshirting, he's more confident with how he's played this spring