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Kentucky Football: An Interview With 2013 Wildcat Cornerback Jared Tucker

2014 Kentucky football commit Jared Tucker talks about why he chose Kentucky, what to expect from him on the field, and more.

John Sommers II

Evan Massey has been doing several interviews for A Sea of Blue for some incoming Kentucky football players. These interviews are in a simple Q&A format.

This first interview is with Jared Tucker, a 3-star commitment out of Stone Mountain, Georgia -- some familiar stomping grounds for Kentucky football. Tucker is ranked the 41st best player in the state of Georgia nad the 44th best cornerback in the nation. You can check out his profiles at:

Q. Thanks for joining us today Jared, how are you doing?

A. I'm great!

Q. What made you choose to sign with Kentucky?

A. My comfort once I went on my visit and the coaches showed lots of love during my recruiting process and still do.

Q. What would you tell fans who haven't seen you play to expect from you on the field?

A. Expect for me to be a play maker, a game changer, and someone the team can depend on in any situation.

Q. What would you say is the one thing in your game that needs the most work?

A. I believe my game as a whole. I think I can always learn and improve my game each day.

Q. What is the most difficult part of playing the cornerback position?

A. Sometimes you're on an island and you have to make a play.

Q. What are your team and individual goals for the upcoming season?

A. Individual showing out on Friday Nights. Team goals? Getting that state title!

Q. How long have you been playing football? When did you realize that you had D1 talent?

A. I have been playing since I was 6 years old, and at an early age I had a dream of playing college ball, and then on to the next level.

Q. Who would you say has made the biggest impact on your career to help get you to this point?

A. Really my dad. He has been on me trying to get me better even when I was playing park ball. We would work hard trying to get better.

Q. What do you enjoy doing off the field? What's your favorite food?

A. I like to just chill, relax with friends and family. Favorite food would probably be Chinese food.

Q. What would you tell a young football player with D1 dreams to do?

A. Work hard and be humble. Anything is possible.