UK FOOTBALL | Cats Pick Up Wide Receiver for 2017

03/28/2016 12:33 PM

The state of Ohio continues to be a very fertile recruiting ground for Mark Stoops and company as Kentucky picked up a verbal commit from wide receiver Javonte Richardson over the weekend.

The Four Star recruit is ranked #84 overall by Rivals and listed as the second best player in the State for 2017. The 6’4 205 lbs Richardson is also listed as the 3rd best “athlete” in the 2017 class. UK is expected to use him at wide receiver.

Kentucky now has 10 commits so far in the class of 2017

  • 4 star WR Javonte Richardson
  • 4 star QB Mac Jones
  • 4 star DE James Hudson
  • 3 star RB Bryant Koback
  • 3 star RB Michael Warren
  • 3 star QB Walker Wood
  • 3 star WR Russ Yeast
  • 3 star DT Quinton Bohanna
  • 2 star LB Jamin Davis
  • 2 star OL Austin Dotson
Trey Eckerle

Trey Eckerle joined cn|2 in June 2013. A graduate of WKU, Trey grew up in Louisville and enjoys having a front row seat as Director to Kentucky sports and politics. He can be reached at 502-792-1106 or


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