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Sunday Headlines: Deone Walker Edition

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Deone Walker is one of the better defensive linemen in the state of Michigan and the entire country. He stands 6’7, 356 pounds and will be an impactful freshman for someone’s defense next fall. Walker has fielded offers from multiple SEC schools including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia and LSU as well as your Kentucky Wildcats.

While Michigan and coach Jim Harbaugh have and continue to be the front-runners for Walker, would you believe that Kentucky is starting to trend above the other SEC programs with momentum to become a real destination to sign the young talent? Walker had this to say about Kentucky and the Wildcats’ program.

“Kentucky was great,” he said. “Their fans are hype. There wasn’t really a dull moment when I was there. Coach (Eric) Wolford is real, Coach (Anwar) Stewart has been talking some and Coach (Brad) White, also.”

While Walker hasn’t taken an official visit to Lexington yet, it’s likely that happens towards the end of the contact period in December. This would be an incredible snag for Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops and legendary recruiter Vince Marrow.

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Just give Daimion Collins a little more time to shine - Vaught’s Views

There are so many things to be excited about with this team.

Liam Coen is generating buzz in first year at Kentucky - Kentucky Sports Radio

Could this end up being one of the best hires in program history?

Cats showcase depth and versatility in preseason scrimmage - Vaught’s Views

Time for another platoon season?

Alabama overcomes slow start in win, but ‘things need to get corrected’ - ESPN

What are the odds of an upset at Auburn later this fall?

Marrow still feels good about where UK is with five games to go - Vaught’s Views

As he and every other player/coach/fan should.

After Clemson Tigers’ third loss, ‘everything’s under evaluation’ - ESPN

It’s been quite the bumpy road this year for Dabo’s team.

USA TODAY Sports’ Week 7 NFL picks - USA Today

Who wins today’s headline — Titans or Chiefs?

Braves back in World Series for first time since 1999 - ESPN

Has to be so sweet for Braves fans and the rest of America.

Franklin era hits a low point as Penn State loses in 9 OT to Illinois - USA Today

Penn State fails to close out another close game.

Matthew Berry’s all Love, no Hate for fantasy football’s Week 7 - ESPN

Last minute fantasy dive.