UK football recruiting continuing to surge through the summer

07/22/2014 07:00 PM

With 14 recruits committed so far in the class of 2015, Kentucky currently sits at #17 according to Rivals.com’s national recruiting rankings.

The Cats snagged the three newest commits over the weekend as part of Friday Night Blue Lights recruiting event. Marcus Walker (2015 three-star safety), Kei Beckham (2015 three-star corner) and Zy’Aire Hughes (2016 athlete) all verbally announced for UK.

Justin Rowland from CatsIllustrated spoke with KSTV about what each of these prospects mean for the Cats.

Perhaps the biggest recruiting news came Monday night, when five-star running back Damien Harris announced that he will reveal his top five on August 1 and his commitment on December 13.

Harris, who is rated the number one running back in the country according to Rivals.com, visited UK over the weekend. Although his commitment is a long way off, things are trending in a very positive manner for the Cats.

George Brown is another high-level target for the Kentucky who will announce his commitment this Friday. Rowland updated his status with the Cats and who the major competition will be on the recruiting trail.

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