2017 DE Chris Whittaker commits to Kentucky

12/04/2016 08:47 PM

2017 defensive end Chris Whittaker has committed to Kentucky, according to 247 Sports’ Ryan Bartow.

Whittaker, a Florida native, was originally committed to Central Florida but decided to flip his commitment to Kentucky after his visit in Lexington this weekend.

He becomes the 15th commitment in the 2017 class and is the second defensive end in the class. Whittaker is unranked on rivals.com, but is tabbed a three-star recruit.

We will have more on Whittaker Monday night on KSTV.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton Abernathy is the producer for KSTV. A recent graduate from the University of Kentucky with a degree in journalism, Clayton covered UK sports throughout his four year college career for various radio and television stations, including an internship with KSTV last summer. He is passionate about UK sports, and loves to apply that passion to his work every day. He loves to eat, run, explore nature, jam with his buddies, and play basketball and golf on the weekends. You can follow Clayton on Twitter @Abernathy_cn2.

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