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Luke Wright transferring from Cincinnati to Kentucky Wildcats

UK has a new quarterback who's familiar with Eddie Gran.

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As expected, the Kentucky Wildcats have a new quarterback as a result of offensive coordinator Eddie Gran's move from Cincinnati to Kentucky.

At least one Bearcats QB was expected to transfer following Gran's departure, but while starter Gunner Kiel was the man in the rumor mill, it's Luke Wright who will be transferring from UC to UK.

QB Country, a quarterback coaching service, originally reported the news:

Former back-up Cincinnati QB, Luke Wright, is following OC/QB coach to Kentucky. Luke has been training with QB Country since he was a Senior in High School. Luke, who is 6'4, has a big-time arm and plenty of talent to compete at the SEC level.

KSR is also reporting Wright's transfer.

Wright played in two games this past season for the Bearcats as a redshirt freshman, going 1-of-3 for 16 yards and rushing twice for three yards. He walked onto the team in 2014 before redshirting. Back in high school, Wright passed for 1,080 yards and eight TDs and also rushed for 450 yards and six additional scores as a senior at Holy Innocents Episcopal.

Here are some highlights of Wright during his high school days: