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Wildcat Quickies: Jermaine Eskridge Edition

More Yahtzees coming?


Kentucky football is on a tear right now in the recruiting game.

The latest commitment came from 2016 three-star defensive tackle Kobe Smith, whose offer sheet suggest he's one of the better three-star guys you'll find. After also getting four commitments from 2017 prospects this week, could we now see UK dip into the Class of 2018?

Five-star wide receiver Jermaine Eskridge is giving Kentucky a lot of love on Twitter, and UK commit Mac Jones seems to think Eskridge could join the BBN soon...

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Murray's excellence presents pleasant dilemma for Canada, UK in advance of Olympic trials
At some point, Jamal Murray has to get to Kentucky, with qualifying for the Olympics coming up for Canada, Murray wants to try and make that team. John Calipari told The Sporting News’ Mike DeCourcy that he’s given Canadian Basketball officials a "drop-dead" date in which Murray has to be on UK’s campus if he wants to be eligible this season.

UK's Running Back Position is Solid, but Thin
With Stanley 'Boom' Williams, Jojo Kemp and Mikel Horton, UK has a great three-headed monster in their backfield for the upcoming season. Can someone step up behind those guys if anyone gets hurt is something to watch for in training camp and early on this season.

Meet the Wildcats: Charles Matthews
Arguably the most under-the-radar prospect from UK's 2015 class, Charles Matthews has quietly had an impressive summer for the Cats during workouts and pick-up games. Matthews could very well become a key role player on next year's team in their quest for another Final Four berth.

Erik Korem: Stoops’ secret weapon and the facility that could keep him here
It's no secret that Erick Korem has been a huge asset to the UK football program, and Tyler Thomspon did a nice behind-the-scenes look at what he does and how UK's new training facility could help keep he and Mark Stoops in Lexington.

The Top 25 fan bases in college football
The guys at Saturdays Down South take a look at the best fan bases in college football. Kentucky might no be on there right now, but they certainly were when they were making bowl games on an annual basis under Rich Brooks. We could be seeing that kind of revival under Mark Stoops, so maybe next year's rankings will have UK included in this list.