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2016 Schedule
7-6, 2nd in SEC - East
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7dGreg Ostendorf

Under-the-radar recruit: Kentucky Wildcats

Kentucky may have landed a pleasant surprise with late signee Abule Abadi-Fitzgerald, who lacks football experience but has potential.

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Inside the Program: Wildcat newcomers (2:39)
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SEC recruits well top to bottom

South Carolina and Mississippi State landed top-25 classes, but that was only good enough to place eighth and ninth in the SEC.

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NSD is the first day of the next chapter (1:15)
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Grading the 2017 SEC recruiting classes

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Alabama finished with the nation's best class and the SEC dominated on the recruiting trail.

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Hat hype: Finding the perfect fit (1:37)
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Stoops: 'There's no question it's a big day' (2:03)
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SEC coaches discuss excitement of NSD (1:53)
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Kentucky welcomes early enrollees (2:13)
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Johnson, Snell talk importance of signing day (2:47)
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Why is National Signing Day so important? (0:44)
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SEC country loaded with talent

Slightly more than half of the players listed among the ESPN 300 for 2017 reside in the SEC footbprint. The ACC is the only other conference with more than one quarter of those prospects in their backyard.

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Hurts and Snell were overlooked

On the eve of national signing day, we look back at two of last season's most underrated recruits in the SEC: Alabama QB Jalen Hurts and Kentucky RB Benny Snell.

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22dGreg Ostendorf

Looking back at Kentucky's 2016 recruiting class

Kentucky had an unheralded 2016 recruiting class, but added talented newcomers to its offense at running back, QB and along the offensive line.

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Sitting down with UK's Stephen Johnson (5:17)

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