Oklahoma Sooners: Kendall Randolph

Kentucky lands four-star DB Randolph

January, 21, 2014
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ESPN 300 safety Kendall Randolph (Tallahassee, Fla./Lincoln) verbally committed to Kentucky on Tuesday. The No. 284 player in the country chose the Wildcats over offers from Oklahoma, Louisville, Indiana, Arkansas and many others.

Randolph confirmed his decision via text message.

"Kentucky is a program where I feel like I can come in at and make an impact the earliest," Randolph said in the text message. "I've been close with Coach [Mark] Stoops since my freshman year and I feel like he along with the rest of the staff has my best interest at heart & will put me in the best position to succeed on and off the field. A lot of people are sleeping on UK right now. It's time to wake them up #BBN."

Randolph also sent out a tweet about his commitment.



Randolph is scheduled to visit Kentucky this weekend and Oklahoma next weekend, but the four-star prospect also announced on Tuesday that he was dropping Oklahoma and would not take the visit.

With the addition of Randolph, the Wildcats are now up to 25 commitments, including six ranked in the ESPN 300. Kentucky currently has the No. 19 recruiting class and is still in contention for four-star defensive tackle Matt Elam (Elizabethtown, Ky./John Hardin).

5 to watch: Big 12 signing day preview 

January, 21, 2014
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National signing day is in 15 days, and while many athletes have finalized their college plans, several questions remain. Will the committed players stay committed? Will the Big 12 programs steal away some of the top players? Will the world be surprised by last-minute changes?

There will be several storylines to watch from now until signing day, but here are five to definitely keep your eyes on:

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