State of Kentucky sends 20 to FBS
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Anthony "Ace" Wales signs with Western Kentucky
Kentucky Recruiting Analyst
Posted Feb 1, 2012


The state of Kentucky has done admirably again this season in its quest to build the talent base. The Commonwealth was able to send 20 prospects to FBS (D-1) programs and several more to FCS programs.

The state of Kentucky has done admirably again this season in its quest to build the talent base. The Commonwealth was able to send 20 prospects to FBS (D-1) programs and several more to FCS programs.

Three prospects signed with Big 10 programs.

1. Jeremy Clark – 6-4 200-pound Safety – Madisonville North Hopkins High – Michigan
2. Chris Fitzpatrick – 6-2 230-pound Long Snapper – Anderson County High – Northwestern
3. Joe Warburg – 6-6 260-pound Offensive Lineman – Trinity High - Purdue

Three prospects signed with Big East programs.

1. Drake Bruns – 6-0 185-pound Corner – Highlands High – Cincinnati
2. Hunter Bowles – 6-6 245-pound Tight End – Glasgow High – Louisville
3. Joe Manley – 6-6 300-pound Offensive Lineman – Bowling Green – Louisville

Five prospects signed with SEC programs.

1. Zeke Pike – 6-6 225-pound Quarterback – Dixie Heights High – Auburn
2. Thomas Chapman – 6-4 286-pound Defensive Tackle – DuPont Manual – Kentucky
3. Patrick Towles – 6-5 235-pound Quarterback – Fort Thomas Highlands High – Kentucky
4. Josh Harris – 6-2 190-pound Athlete – Mason County High – Kentucky
5. Patrick Graffree – 6-4 275-pound Defensive Tackle – Central Hardin High – Kentucky

Eight more signed with D-1 programs.

1. Tyrone Pearson – 6-3 285-pound Defensive Lineman – Seneca High – Western Kentucky
2. Anthony Wales – 5-10 185-pound Running Back – Central High – Western Kentucky
3. Jalen Boyd – 6-1 185-pound Defensive Back – Western High – Navy
4. Travis Elliott – 5-11 210-pound Running Back – Ryle High – Western Kentucky
5. Zach Hester – 6-2 215-pound Linebacker – Boyle County – Navy
6. Tyler English – 6-4 260-pound Offensive Lineman – Trinity High – Western Kentucky
7. Josiah Powell – 6-3 200-pound Linebacker – Madisonville North Hopkins – Navy
8. Lorentez Barbour – 6-1 178-pound Athlete – Male High – Navy
9. Tyler Combs – 6-5 275-pound Offensive Lineman – Lawrence County High – Marshall

There are a few other prospects who have future’s up in the air. MeKale McKay has FBS offers and has been a long time commit to UTEP, but visited Houston recently. Also Vincent Miller had been committed to Cincinnati for months, but his status is unknown.


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