Freshman Defensive Tackle Regie Meant Making His Mark

08/14/2013 09:55 PM

Regie Meant wasn’t one of the headlining players of Mark Stoops’ first recruiting class at UK. In fact, he was rated by Rivals.com as only a two-star player and the second-lowest of the 2013 group. But Mark Stoops said today that the 6’5”, 270 pound defensive tackle is already making his presence known in practice and, regardless of his high school ranking, appears to be a special player.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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