Found June 10, 2013 on
More good news just rolls into Lexington from the Buckeye State as another Ohio native has joined Stoops Troops. As earlier reported when Mike Edwards committed to Kentucky, Darius West was rumored to follow. Edwards revealed last night that he and West would have a joint announcement, and now West has joined his buddy in Lexington for the 2014 season. The Kentucky Wildcats are absolutely on fire in football recruiting. Never thought I would say that, but it’s definitely true. Hopefully I’ll be saying more things that I’ve never been able to say before with this class getting stronger and stronger as the days go by. West is a 4-star safety from Lima, OH. He stands at 5’11”, 196 lbs. and is ranked as the 15th best safety and 5th best overall in the state of Ohio. Vince Marrow racks up another Ohio kid and has secured two of the nation’s top-25 safeties in one day. Marrow now accounts for the #4, #5, #8, #19, #29, #32, #34th best players in Ohio leaving their home state and coming to ...

Nico Firios commits to Kentucky

Another day, another 2014 commitment for Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Wildcats. It may come as a surprise that Kentucky’s newest edition doesn’t come from the state of Ohio. Nico Firios is a 6’1”, 200 pound, inside linebacker from Longwood, Florida. The 18th ranked linebacker in the class of 2014 picked Kentucky over Louisville, Wisconsin, and Cincinnati among others. Firios’...

Photo: Nerlens Noel rocks red carpet with seven-year old Leukemia patient

Kelly Melton is a seven year old Leukemia patient who has found a giant buddy in now-former Kentucky center Nerlens Noel, and the two rocked the red carpet together.
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