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Woo Spencer commits to Louisville

Matt Stone/Courier Journal / USA TODAY NETWORK The Louisville product is staying home for college. The Kentucky Wildcats will finish the early signing period going 1/2 with remaining high school targets. The day got off to a tremendous start with four-star defensive lineman Kendrick Gilbert flipping from Purdue to Kentucky. However, Kentucky missed out on its final target in William ‘Woo’ Spencer, who just announced his commitment to the Louisville Cardinals. Spencer picked the Cards during a ceremony at Aspirations Gym this evening over the Wildcats and Michigan...

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4-star recruit Kendrick Gilbert flips to Kentucky

UK Athletics/Kendrick Gilbert A massive get for Kentucky! The Kentucky Wildcats have scored a major Signing Day Yahtzee! This morning, four-star defensive lineman Kendrick Gilbert flipped his commitment from Purdue to Kentucky! He made the announcement at a Signing Day ceremony at his high school. Gilbert, hailing from Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, also held offers from Notre Dame, Tennessee, Penn State, Michigan, Louisville, and several others. He is currently a four-star prospect ranked 219th nationally by Rivals while also being the 15th-best defensive...

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3-star Florida wide receiver Devin Hyatt commits to Arizona on National Signing Day

247Sports Jedd Fisch opened his National Signing Day press conference earlier Wednesday with a little bit of foreshadowing, saying “we didn’t sign anyone today, at this moment.” Arizona fans didn’t have to wait long for the payoff. The Wildcats have landed a commitment from Devin Hyatt, a 3-star wide receiver from Florida. He becomes the 25th member of the 2023 recruiting class, not including transfers. it’s official!! let’s work #BearDown pic.twitter.com/uM9JlP6oAf— DEVIN HYATT. (@DevinHyatt_) February 1, 2023 The 6-foot-2, 194-pound Hyatt is ranked...

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National Signing Day updates: Arizona Wildcats put final touches on 2023 recruiting class

Updates from National Signing Day as the Arizona Wildcats add final pieces to their 2023 recruiting class.

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Wildcats add '5-star coach' as Duane Akina returns to Tucson in analyst role

Duane Akina is returning to Arizona football as a defensive analyst; also: Jedd Fisch on Leviticus Su'a and other notes from National Signing Day.

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4-star Kendrick Gilbert is visiting Kentucky this weekend

Grace Hollars/IndyStar / USA TODAY NETWORK Can the Cats flip the Purdue commit on National Signing Day? The Kentucky Wildcats will have one more weekend of recruiting before National Signing Day, and there will be a big name visiting this weekend. Kendrick Gilbert is currently a 4-star recruit and is the No. 15 overall defensive tackle in the country, according to Rivals. Coming into the week, it looked like the only potential late addition to the 2023 class could be William “Woo” Spencer. However, Steve Wiltfong of 247 Sports reported on Friday that Gilbert will...

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Woo Spencer sets commitment date

Drew Brown - Sea of Blue That Cats and Cards will both be fighting until the end. The Kentucky Wildcats will be looking to put the finishing touches on their 2023 recruiting class over the next week as the late National Signing Day approaches. Mark Stoops and his staff have already put together a solid high school and added several key transfer players as well, but there is still one big name left on their big board. William “Woo” Spencer is a three-star player out of New Albany (IN), and he announced earlier today that he will be announcing his commitment next...

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Hayes Johnson commits to Kentucky

Hayes Johnson The Cats get their first commitment for the 2024 class. Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Wildcats have their first commitment for the 2024 recruiting class, as Hayes Johnson announced on Thursday morning that he will be a Wildcat. Johnson is currently ranked as a three-star offensive tackle and is the No. 2 overall player in the state of Kentucky, according to Rivals. The Taylor County native was recruited by Vince Marrow and offensive line coach Zach Yenser. He chose the Cats over Baylor, Tennessee, Michigan State, and Louisville among others. Johnson now...

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Early Signing Profile: 4-star linebacker Leviticus Su’a signs with Arizona

@MDFootball on Twitter The Early Signing Period is over, however, the Arizona Wildcats received some good news last week when 4-star linebacker Leviticus Su’a committed while playing in the Polynesian Bowl. Turns out he’d actually signed with the UA in December but wanted to publicly announce it during the all-star game. Read on below for Su’s recruiting profile. Basic Information Height: 6-foot-2 Weight: 225 pounds High School: Mater Dei High School Hometown: Santa Ana, California Early Enrollee?: No Offers...

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Kicker Jackson Moore commits to Kentucky

Isamu Haynes-Sunayama - Sea of Blue Kentucky will have a heated battle for the starting kicker in 2023. The Kentucky Wildcats faced a lot of kicking and overall special teams issues last season, and Mark Stoops responded by hiring Jay Boulware. The former Texas and Oklahoma special teams coordinator was tasked with finding a placekicker to replace Matt Ruffolo. On Saturday, the Cats landed a commitment from specialist Jackson Moore out of North Carolina. He announced the news on Twitter. The 5-foot-10, 150-pound Moore is a five-star kicking prospect according to...

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4-star LB Leviticus Su’a commits to Arizona during Polynesian Bowl

247Sports Wildcats beat out Stanford, UCLA The Arizona Wildcats added 26 players to the team during the Early Signing Period in December. That doesn’t mean that they are done, and Jedd Fisch stated as much. On Friday, 4-star SoCal linebacker Leviticus Su’a announced his commitment to Arizona during the Polynesian Bowl in Hawaii, a high school all-star game that featured four other UA signees: The latest #3Striper to join the Wildcats is a big one! Welcome home, @_leviticussua_ \|/ pic.twitter.com/keB63HLjgc— Arizona Football (@ArizonaFBall) January 21,...

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Tahaad Pettiford sets commitment date; no longer visiting Kentucky

Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire via It looks like the Cats have turned their attention to other backcourt options. It was reported last week that 4-star guard Tahaad Pettiford was scheduling a visit to Kentucky before making his final decision in April. However, on Thursday, On3 reported that the 6-foot guard has moved his decision date up to February 1st without taking a visit to Kentucky. Kentucky Sports Radio reported that the Kentucky Wildcats are no longer an option for Pettiford. Aside from Kentucky, the rest of his final list included Auburn, Kansas,...

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4-star RB Jamarion Wilcox picks Kentucky

Jamarion Wilcox A monster get for the Kentucky backfield! The Kentucky Wildcats have landed a big-time commitment in the form of Jamarion Wilcox of Georgia, who announced his pledge Friday night at a high school ceremony. Kentucky beat out some of the top programs in the country for the four-star running back, including the Ohio State Buckeyes, Clemson Tigers and Auburn Tigers among others. The 5-foot-10, 195-pound Wilcox is ranked 146th overall by Rivals.com in addition to being the ninth-best running back and eighth-best recruit from the state of Georgia, which is...

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Kentucky held off Georgia for prized recruit Anthony Brown

Anthony Brown/UK Athletics A huge recruiting win for the Cats aided by the return of Liam Coen. The Kentucky Wildcats are trying to add the finishing pieces to their 2023 recruiting class before National Signing Day in February. One player already signed for the Cats next season is three-star wide receiver Anthony Brown. Brown committed to Kentucky early in the process after seeing what Kentucky did on the field during the one season Liam Coen was in Lexington. But after the struggles this past season, Brown took some visits and according to his his high school coach,...

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Liam Coen contract details show he’d have been a top-10 paid assistant last season

Drew Brown - Sea of Blue UK is making a big commitment to football with this deal. The worst kept secret around the Kentucky Wildcats football program was announced on Tuesday, as Liam Coen is returning to Lexington. Retaking his previous position as offensive coordinator/QBs coach, the program and the university are showing a real commitment to Coen, as they look to further the success Mark Stoops has seen in his time in Lexington. Contract details have been released, according to Jon Hale of the Lexington Herald-Leader. Per Hale, Coen actually agreed to the terms...

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Highly-touted transfer Keeshawn Silver commits to Kentucky

Keeshawn Silver/UK Athletics Massive get for the Cats! What a Sunday it’s been for the future of the Kentucky Wildcats defense! Earlier today, standout edge defender J.J. Weaver announced he was returning to Kentucky for the 2023 season. He figures to be the Wildcats’ top pass rusher this fall. Now, Kentucky has landed a commitment from one of the top defensive players in the transfer portal, as North Carolina Tar Heels defensive lineman Keeshawn Silver has committed to Mark Stoops’ program. Silver made the announcement on Twitter following a weekend visit to...

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Arizona Wildcats land a commitment from JuCo DB Charles Yates Jr.

Charles Yates Jr. is the latest junior-college prospect to commit to Arizona.

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Junior college defensive back Charles Yates Jr. commits to Arizona

@ImYatesJr on Twitter Arizona lost its cornerbacks coach earlier this week. Whoever the Wildcats hire to oversee that position will have at least one more player at his disposal. The UA has picked up a commitment from junior college defensive back Charles Yates Jr., who was in Tucson this week for an official visit. He picked the Wildcats over offers from Kansas and Nevada. After A Phenomenal Visit I Am Committed To The University Of Arizona @ArizonaFBall #BearDown pic.twitter.com/j2PAZ0sO26— Charles Yates Jr (@ImYatesJr) January 8, 2023 The 5-foot-11,...

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Former Kentucky commit Skyy Clark has reportedly left Illinois

Ron Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Clark had started in 12 of the team’s 13 games. Former Kentucky Wildcats commit Skyy Clark has decided to leave the Illinois Fighting Illini midway through the season. Clark was a four-star recruit and was ranked as the No. 33 overall player and the No. 6 overall point guard in the 2022 class. He originally committed to Kentucky back in 2020 but decided to back out of his commitment in March of 2022. One month later, Clark announced that he would be taking his talents to Illinois who was bringing in two top-150 players and two of the...