Thursday, February 08, 2001

Two top Kentucky recruits bail out

Guidulgi reconsidering his commitment

        Kentucky lost two of its top recruits following coach Hal Mumme resignation Tuesday amid allegations of NCAA violations in his program.

        Kentucky Mr. Football Montrell Jones, an all-state wideout from Louisville Male, signed with Tennessee.

        Mason County quarterback Harry Lewis changed his mind and signed with North Carolina.

        Highlands QB Gino Guidugli, a first-team all-state quarterback who threw for more than 4,367 yards and 51 touchdowns last season, told UK coaches he would wait a few days and weigh his options before announcing his decision.

        UK did sign 17 high school recruits Wednesday, the first day of the national signing period, including two of Guidugli teammates, Ben Scott, a 6-foot-3, 229-pound defensive lineman, and Brett Hamblen, a 6-foot, 190-pound defensive back.

Player Pos. Ht Wt HS/Hometown
Muhammed Abdullah DB 6-0 190 Charlton Co (Ga.)
Chad Anderson LB 6-2 225 Canton McKinley (Ohio)
Taylor Begley K 6-0 195 Boyle County
Aaron Boone WR 6-3 205 Snow College (Utah)
Jeremy Darveau OL 6-8 300 Hilton Head (S.C.)
Dominick DeVastey WR 6-4 190 Taylor, (Texas)
Jeremiah Drobney TE 6-4 225 Massillon Wash. (Ohio)
Brett Hamblen DB 6-0 190 Highlands
Antoine Huffman DB 6-0 185 Lovejoy (Ga.)
Xavier Lane DB 5-10 182 North Shore (Texas)
Trey Melsch LB 6-3 230 Tidehaven (Texas)
Brian Pickard WR 6-3 180 Scioto (Ohio)
Ben Scott DL 6-3 229 Highlands
Keith Shelton DB 6-3 200 East (Tenn.)
Jon Sumrall DB 6-2 210 Grissom (Ala.)
Dustin Williams LB 6-4 250 Minooka (Ill.)
Warren Wilson DB 5-11 170 Texas City (Texas)

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