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The Dupont Manual running back picked up a Kentucky offer

Kentucky is looking to pull another talent out of the city of Louisville, this time in the form of 2022 running back Jawaun Northington.

Northington, a 5’11, 185 pound running back out of Dupont Manual, is listed as the 11th-ranked player in the state, according to the 247 Sports Composite rankings.

Northington currently holds offers from Boston College, Indiana, Purdue, and Cincinnati. He’s also being recruited by Louisville.

Manual was hit hard by COVID this season, only getting in five games before being knocked out in the first round by Saint X.

That didn’t stop Northington from shining when he did play though, carrying the ball 72 times for 589 yards and 9 touchdowns, an average of nearly 118 yards per game and more than 8 yards per carry.

With the ability to participate in camps and hopefully have a full season next year, it won’t be a surprise if Northington starts to pick up more offers. Getting in on this recruitment early can only be a positive for the Cats as Northington hopes to contend for Mr. Football next season.

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Headlines

What chance do the Cats have with Keyonte George? - Herald Leader

The top shooting guard in the country has the Cats on his radar.

Three biggest 2022 recruiting needs for Kentucky Football - KSR

Speed at wide receiver is always a need.

Dior Johnson makes surprise commitment - Cats Pause

Well, Johnson won’t be a Cat.

Suns shock Clippers in final seconds - USA Today

What a finish as the Suns go up 2-0.

Wisconsin basketball seniors were not fans of Greg Gard - ESPN

Audio of a private meeting got leaked.

NCAA levies punishment against Creighton - CBS

Two years of probation and scholarship reductions.

The Harlem Globetrotters want to be an NBA franchise - Yahoo

What will Adam Silver do?