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Kentucky Football training facility ranked among nation’s best

The four-year old facility ranks among the 15 best in the nation.

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In 2016, the Kentucky Wildcats opened the $45 million Joe Craft Football Training Facility.

The facility is adjacent to Kroger Field, allowing the players to be right by their locker rooms for practices, games and workouts. It’s safe to say the building is state of the art with workout equipment, pools, and lockers with an electronic locking system, ventilation, heating, and air conditioning.

With the new and improved facilities, Kentucky’s recruiting rankings have improved each year, and the team has not digressed in win totals. Clearly, facilities help bring results. A year after finishing 12th in the AP Poll for their efforts on the field, Kentucky also ranks on a top 25 list for the ‘nation’s best facilities, according to 247 sports.

Kentucky’s facilities rank 13th best in the nation and rank ahead of big-name programs such as Florida, Florida State, Notre Dame and USC. ‘Here’s a look at the entire list:

25. Florida Gators

24. Texas Tech Red Raiders

23. Oregon State Beavers

22. Arkansas Razorbacks

21. TCU Horned Frogs

20. Florida State Seminoles

19. Washington Huskies

18. USC Trojans

17. Northwestern Wildcats

16. North Carolina Tar Heels

15. Auburn Tigers

14. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

13. Kentucky Wildcats

12. Michigan Wolverines

11. Georgia Bulldogs

10. Texas Longhorns

9. LSU Tigers

8. Tennessee Volunteers

7. Oklahoma Sooners

6. South Carolina Gamecocks

5. Ohio State Buckeyes

4. Alabama Crimson Tide

3. Texas A&M Aggies

2. Oregon Ducks

1. Clemson Tigers