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Wednesday Headlines: Demitrius Bell Edition

The 4-star wideout from Nashville will play his college ball in the SEC.

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Nashville has become a good recruiting area for the Kentucky Wildcats football program as of late.

With three commitments in the class of 2022 (Barion Brown, Keaten and Destin Wade) and a commitment (Shamar Porter) already in the class of 2023 from the middle Tennessee area, the Cats are still looking to land one other big name recruit to add to the list of skill talent heading to Lexington.

Demitirus Bell is a 4-star receiver from McGavock High School in Nashville, and during a conversation with Chad Simmons of On3, he revealed that he has narrowed down his list to four schools.

“I am focused on Kentucky, Ole Miss, Alabama and Georgia,” Bell told Simmons. “Those schools are recruiting me hard, I have good relationships with coaches at each school and I see myself going to one of those schools.”

It also sounds like that Bell’s relationship with Barion Brown could help out Kentucky in the long run as well.

“I am close with Barion, so it is cool knowing that he loves it up at Kentucky,” Bell said. “We talked about it when I was there, and he is very happy with his decision. I have known him for a while. We trained together, we got close, and it would be great to play with him at Kentucky.”

Bell is currently ranked as the No. 324 player in the class of 2023, according to the 247 Sports Composite rankings. Listed as an ATH, he is considered a top-20 prospect in the nation at that position.

A former Michigan State commit, Bell will now be playing his college football in the SEC. With an official visit to Lexington happening several weekends ago, he will now take some time to officially visit Oxford, Athens, and Tuscaloosa.

Mark Stoops and his staff will be going up against the big boys in this one. Should be a fun one to watch down the stretch.

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