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Sunday Quickies: Drake Jackson Edition

Drake Jackson is the best in the SEC, Jared Lorenzon health update, and more.

Kentucky v Vanderbilt Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images

Good Sunday to you all, Big Blue Nation.

Sorry for the delayed Quickies but I am out of town and I’m in a different time zone therefore I slept in a little later than normal.

Today’s Quickies are dedicated to Kentucky Wildcats football player Drake Jackson because he was named as the top center in the SEC by Cole Cubelic. Jackson committed to Kentucky as a four star recruit and the second ranked center in the country. He was an Army All American and he has started 20 straight games for the Cats.

He was on the SEC Offense First Team last season and is set to be the anchor of what should be a great offensive line this season.

Tweets of the Day

It was announced a couple of days ago that Jared Lorenzen was hospitalized. More information has come out and it sounds like Jared is in quite a battle. Prayers for Jared and his family.

Are we about to get a transfer announcement from Brad?


Freddie Maggard no longer with UK Football program | Lexington Herald Leader- Maggard, a former UK QB, stepped down from his role as director of player development. No reason has been given by Maggard or UK. Odd.

Top 5 plays of the 2018 football season | KSR- It was a magical season capped off in one of the biggest bowl wins in the history of the program.

Calipari is recruiting in Philly | Cats Pause- A pair of four star players in the 2020 class have caught the eye of Coach Cal.

Florida sends a warning shot at UK | Lexington Herald Leader- With the commitment of Kerry Blackshear, the Gators are letting the Cats know that there’s competition for the top team in the SEC.

Vlad Jr. becomes youngest player invited to the Home Run Derby | ESPN- The son of former MLB great Vladimir Guerrero will be the youngest player to compete in the event at 19 years old.

Will KD and Kawhi be a [package deal? | CBS- Just landing one of these guys could be a game changer for a franchise. But getting both? YEESH.

Ranking the top 30 free agents | Sporting News- Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Durant, and Kyrie Irving rank 1, 2, and 3 on the list.

Kemba Walker set to sign with Celtics | NBC- The C’s wasted no time in replacing Kyrie Irving.