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Monday Quickies: Chris Rodriguez Edition

2018 running back pulls the trigger on Football Media Day.

Big Blue Nation is shifting its attention toward football as practice kicks off this week. As Media Day started off in Lexington, Mark Stoops got a commitment from 2018 running back Chris Rodriguez, Jr.

He had offers from other SEC schools, Ole Miss and Mississippi State, as well as Colorado State, Marshall, and Troy.

He is 5-11 and weighs 200 pounds and is from McDonough Georgia. None of the major services have him ranked in their ratings. He is the sixteenth member of a strong 2018 class for the Kentucky Wildcats and is the first running back to commit. Stoops has other running backs in his sights including four star Cam’Ron Davis out of Miami, Florida, who is currently committed to the Hurricanes, and three star Andrew Cunningham out of Tampa, Florida among others.

Kentucky has the 17th-ranked class nationally and they are ranked fifth in the SEC according to 24/7 Sports. Mark Stoops is on the verge of having his best class since coming to UK.

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