In its 2016 football signing class, the University of Kentucky inked the state’s top four players, including Kash Daniel of Paintsville, left, Drake Jackson of Woodford County, center, and Landon Young of Lafayette.
In its 2016 football signing class, the University of Kentucky inked the state’s top four players, including Kash Daniel of Paintsville, left, Drake Jackson of Woodford County, center, and Landon Young of Lafayette. Mark Mahan Herald-Leader
In its 2016 football signing class, the University of Kentucky inked the state’s top four players, including Kash Daniel of Paintsville, left, Drake Jackson of Woodford County, center, and Landon Young of Lafayette. Mark Mahan Herald-Leader

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I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.