Several UK football recruits in Scout’s final Top 300

broberts@herald-leader.comJanuary 15, 2014 

130505drewbarker -- Drew Barker, Conner High School quarterback


Five University of Kentucky football commitments and top remaining target Matt Elam made the final Top 300 rankings released Wednesday.

Elam — a 6-foot-6 defensive tackle from John Hardin High School — is considered the No. 137 overall prospect in the Class of 2014, according to He will choose between Kentucky and Alabama on Feb. 5.

Conner quarterback Drew Barker is UK’s top-ranked commitment at No. 162 overall. He is followed by Ohio safety Darius West (216th), Ohio receiver Thaddeus Snodgrass (243rd), Florida defensive end Denzel Ware (255th) and Ohio defensive back Mike Edwards (256th).

Read more about UK's class and see the entire rankings on Ben Roberts' Next Cats recruiting blog.

Read more UK football and basketball recruiting news at Next Cats.

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