I had heard that Kentucky was showing interest in Webb High School's Micah Scheetz (Knoxville, TN), so I tried to contact her for an interview. I actually wound up getting hold of her mom (Kim) first, and after a few exchanged DMs she graciously put me in touch with Micah.
WildcatRecruits.com: So are you doing anything besides AAU basketball this summer?
Micah Scheetz: Not really, just a lo... (MORE)
Trio Honored by NABC for Academic Achievements
Kansas City, Mo. – Three University of Kentucky men’s basketball players have been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for excellence in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic school year. Tod Lanter, Sam Malone and Jarrod Polson were all tabbed to the NABC’s Honors Court on Monday.
In order to earn recognition on the Honors Court, a student-athlete must be a ju... (MORE)
2014 Kentucky Football Preview: Safeties
Much like the Cornerbacks we reviewed, the Safeties require a special skill set. Unlike Cornerbacks, they don't necessarily need to be able to run backwards, but they do need to be fast and be able to shadow receivers on their routes. Good hands are also an asset in case the Safety gets a chance at an interception.
Ashley Lowery is the lone Senior returning this year at Safety. He played in a... (MORE)
2014 Kentucky Football Preview: Cornerbacks
We're going to review the Cornerbacks separately from the Safeties, because there are some subtle differences (Cornerbacks start close to the line of scrimmage, Safeties start in the backfield). However, both positions are considered “Defensive Backs” and most of the players who can play one can also play the other. The Cornerback position is actually fairly deep this year.
The only Senio... (MORE)
2014 Kentucky Football Preview: Linebackers
With the graduation of Avery Williamson this Spring, a void was created not only in talent but in leadership as well. Despite the sheer number of bodies available at Linebacker (15), Coach Eliot was recently asked if the Linebacker position was a source of angst for the coaching staff. He answered simply “It is, It is.” Looking at the returning roster, a few of the Seniors will see plenty o... (MORE)