UK Football

Capsules of UK signees

Marcus Caffey, RB

Ranked as one of the nation's top 40 running back prospects by Rivals.com and top 50 by Scout.com. Listed at 5-11, and 177 pounds but is said to have a nice combination of speed and power.

Josh Clemons, RB

Averaged 8.3 yards per carry at Whitewater High School in Fayetteville, Ga. Georgia Class 4A Offensive Player of the Year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Theltus Cobbins, QB

Nicknamed "Bookie" (rhymes with Pookie). Reputed to be a top-notch athlete who runs the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds, bench presses 315 pounds and has a 38-inch vertical jump. From the same school that produced current Wildcats linebacker Jewell Ratliff.

Christian Coleman, DE

Was a high school teammate of current UK linebacker Avery Williamson. Had four sacks and a forced fumble in the Tennessee East-West All-Star Game while competing against an offensive line that had four Division I signees.

Daryl Collins, WR

Played wide receiver, tailback, quarterback and also returned kicks in high school. Participating in Class 6A, the largest classification in Alabama, he helped Gadsden City to the state quarterfinals as a senior and the state semifinals as a junior.

Rashad Cunningham, WR

UK receivers coach Tee Martin thinks Cunningham can be a tall, physical receiver in the mold of Chris Matthews. Competed in Class 6A, the largest classification in Alabama.

Nile Daniel, WR

Known for his speed, as he has been timed as fast as 4.39 seconds in the 40-yard dash. Also returned six kicks for touchdowns.

Eric Dixon, DB

The No. 32 prospect in Alabama. Capable of playing both cornerback and safety in college.

Alvin Dupree, ATH

Could play tight end, defensive end or H-back. Reportedly got late offers from both Florida State and Georgia Tech.

James Elliott, OL

Decided on UK late after receiving offers from a host of schools, including Michigan, Memphis and Maryland. Projected as a guard.

Glenn Faulkner, DB

The top prospect in Illinois and one of the nation's top safety recruits. Played in the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

Josh Forrest, ATH

Expected to play receiver and/or tight end, Forrest had three interceptions as a defensive back in the state championship game for Paducah Tilghman. Also a standout in basketball and earned honorable mention All-State as a junior.

Daylen Hall, DB

Played offense and defense at St. Xavier, a rarity for the traditional power program. Intercepted 13 passes in high school, returning four for touchdowns. He also used his 4.4 speed to block 11 kicks.

Farrington Huguenin, DL

Originally signed with UK last February but did enroll because of academics. Had 17 sacks during his year at North Carolina Tech Preparatory Christian Academy in Charlotte.

Jabari Johnson, DL

Enrolled in January as a grayshirt. Signed with UK last February as a linebacker but has since bulked up to 269 pounds.

Shaquille Love, DL

Could play on either the offensive or defensive line at UK. The No. 15 prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com.

Ashely Lowery, DB

Known for his "Lowery Leap," where he picked up a fumbled snap and hurdled a defender en route to a touchdown. The play was shown on ESPN and has drawn nearly a million hits on the Internet.

Darrian Miller, OL

Four-star prospect by Scout.com and one of the nation's top 20 tackle prospects. Would become the first Bryan Station product to suit up as a scholarship player for the Wildcats since Littleton Ward in 1997.

Tim Patterson, LB

Enrolled in January as a grayshirt and is recovering from a knee injury suffered his senior year at Louisville Central. Was named Kentucky's top prospect in 2010 by Rivals.com and Scout.com.

Demarius Rancifer, LB

High school teammate of offensive line signee James Elliott. The nation's No. 44 outside linebacker by Rivals.com.

Demarco Robinson, WR

Caught 73 passes for a Georgia state-record 1,655 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior. Also a standout return guy who ran back two kicks for touchdowns.

Maxwell Smith, QB

Enrolled in January as a grayshirt. Participated in five bowl practices and impressed the coaching staff with arm strength, intelligence and instincts.

Marcoreyon Tandy, ATH

Tied a Kentucky state record with four punt return touchdowns in one game. Could fill several roles at UK, including receiver, running back, kick returner and "Wildcat" quarterback.

Darrell Warren, ATH

From the same school that produced Randall Cobb. Played defensive end, running back and linebacker in high school.

David Washington, DL

Signed with UK after receiving late interest from Mississippi State. One of eight UK prospects from Georgia.

Zach West, OL

Played tackle in high school but could fill in at a number of positions at UK. Four-year starter at LCA who was ranked as the nation's No. 17 offensive guard by Scout.com.

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