March 29, 2007

Ohio standout excited about UK offer

The University of Kentucky may be looking for a basketball coach, but the Kentucky football staff is hard at work on the recruiting trail. One of the latest Class of 2008 prospects on the UK radar is Lakewood (Ohio) St. Edwards standout Justin Staples.

Kentucky recently became the second school to offer a scholarship.

Staples previously had an offer from Syracuse. He says both schools will receive strong consideration.

Michigan State, Northwestern, Oklahoma State, and Pittsburgh are among many other programs showing interest. Staples attended junior days at Northwestern and Cincinnati, and he took unofficial trips to Ohio State and Michigan.

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