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Lloyd Tubman joins Austin Peay; Will face Kentucky Wildcats this season

Lloyd Tubman will be playing college football in 2016, and he'll get a chance to face the Kentucky Wildcats.

In a new exclusive with The Leaf-Chronicle, Tubman revealed that he's joined the Austin Peay Governors in the FCS.

Originally, Tubman was a four-star recruit out of Louisville Seneca and ranked as the No. 3 prospect in Kentucky behind Matt Elam and Drew Barker in the 2014 class. On National Signing Day, Tubman signed with UK and gave Mark Stoops another in-state prize to cap off a huge 2014 haul.

However, Tubman was suspended indefinitely following charges of first-degree rape during his freshman season. A Fayette County grand jury later heard these rape allegations and decided not to indict Tubman for the incident.

But UK's Student Conduct Board did not adhere to that finding, and they ultimately decided through their own findings that Tubman should not be allowed back at UK. That led to Tubman enrolling at Trinity Valley Community College last year in hopes of reviving his football career, which will now continue at Austin Peay.

It just so happens the Governors will face the Cats this year, the second-to-last game of UK's regular season. Tubman now has three years of eligibility remaining.