Second Stephenson product in the fold

Second Stephenson product in the fold

Kentucky picked up their second commitment of the week when Shawn Blaylock decided to commit to Kentucky this morning.

Kentucky picked up their second commitment of the week when Shawn Blaylock decided to commit to Kentucky this morning.

Shawn Blaylock received a phone call from Kentucky Offensive Coordinator, Randy Sanders today and Coach Sanders offered him a scholarship.

"I got a call from Coach Sanders and he asked how would I like to put a blue jersey on," he said. "I said I would come up there and do it right now if I could," said Blaylock.

Blaylock took no time in making his choice and deciding to be a Wildcat.

"I pretty much had my mind made up that I wanted to be a Wildcat. When they offered, I wanted to be a part of the family right away," he said. "I can't put it into words (how good it felt). It felt like a kid in a candy store or going to Six Flags for the first time," he said.

Blaylock said that the staff was bringing him in as a cornerback, but he knows that the staff knows he can swing into other roles if necessary. The 5-foot-11, 172-pound prospect runs a 4.49 in the 40 and also has a 37 inch vertical. No matter how they bring him in, Blaylock is looking forward to playing for Kentucky.

"Man, I'm still excited. I can't even sit down, I'm so excited," he finished.

Shawn Blaylock is the fifth commitment of the 2012 class for the Wildcats and the second Stephenson High prospect.


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