Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Kentucky

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August 22, 2021
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Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Kentucky

With National Signing Day behind us and the 2021 college football season fast-approaching, Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Kentucky using 247Sports.

There are a number of players primed to make big impacts right away, including as starters as soon as they arrive. The highest-rated players run the gamut from offense to special teams. Without a doubt, several of the players listed here are sure to be household names by the holidays. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#27: Evan Brown (OT)

- College: Navy
- High school: St. Xavier (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #2,637 (2 stars, 0.7791 rating)
- Position ranking: #223 (OT)
- Offers: Navy, Brown, Chattanooga, Harvard, Richmond
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#26: Braxton Cannon (ATH)

- College: Air Force
- High school: Dupont Manual (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #2,568 (2 stars, 0.7892 rating)
- Position ranking: #205 (ATH)
- Offers: Air Force
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#25: Terran Hearn (SDE)

- College: Miami (OH)
- High school: Ballard (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #2,532 (2 stars, 0.7922 rating)
- Position ranking: #154 (SDE)
- Offers: Miami (OH), Austin Peay, Eastern Kentucky, Missouri State, Southeast Missouri State
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#24: Alex Moore (OT)

- College: Air Force
- High school: Trinity (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #2,481 (2 stars, 0.7953 rating)
- Position ranking: #208 (OT)
- Offers: Air Force, Army, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth
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#23: Gavin Malott (OT)

- College: Akron
- High school: Trinity (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #2,413 (3 stars, 0.7996 rating)
- Position ranking: #203 (OT)
- Offers: Akron, Illinois State, Youngstown State
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#22: Zach Russell (TE)

- College: Bowling Green
- High school: Johnson Central (Paintsville, KY)
- National ranking: #2,370 (3 stars, 0.8017 rating)
- Position ranking: #125 (TE)
- Offers: Bowling Green, Akron, Army, Austin Peay, Coastal Carolina
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#21: Brett Coleman (S)

- College: Miami (OH)
- High school: Belfry (Belfry, KY)
- National ranking: #2,346 (3 stars, 0.803 rating)
- Position ranking: #189 (S)
- Offers: Miami (OH), Western Michigan
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#20: Marcus Harris (WR)

- College: Kent State
- High school: North Hardin (Radcliff, KY)
- National ranking: #2,313 (3 stars, 0.8051 rating)
- Position ranking: #294 (WR)
- Offers: Kent State, Army, Austin Peay, Ball State, Bucknell
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#19: Charlie Ely (ILB)

- College: Appalachian State
- High school: Trinity (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #2,207 (3 stars, 0.8091 rating)
- Position ranking: #106 (ILB)
- Offers: Appalachian State, Air Force, Army, Austin Peay, Ball State
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#18: Darion Dearinger (SDE)

- College: Marshall
- High school: Anderson County (Lawrenceburg, KY)
- National ranking: #2,117 (3 stars, 0.8126 rating)
- Position ranking: #126 (SDE)
- Offers: Marshall, Air Force, Army, Ball State, Bowling Green
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#17: Logan Weedman (OT)

- College: Tennessee Tech
- High school: Apollo (Owensboro, KY)
- National ranking: #2,032 (3 stars, 0.8164 rating)
- Position ranking: #169 (OT)
- Offers: Tennessee Tech, Kentucky, Kentucky Wesleyan, Morehead State, Troy
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#16: Parker Bates (OT)

- College: not committed
- High school: Apollo (Owensboro, KY)
- National ranking: #2,021 (3 stars, 0.8165 rating)
- Position ranking: #167 (OT)
- Offers: Kentucky
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#15: Fred Farrier (WR)

- College: UAB
- High school: Franklin County (Frankfort, KY)
- National ranking: #1,640 (3 stars, 0.8305 rating)
- Position ranking: #222 (WR)
- Offers: UAB, Air Force, Alabama A&M, Army, Austin Peay
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#14: Eli Blakey (ATH)

- College: Miami (OH)
- High school: Dupont Manual (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #1,638 (3 stars, 0.8308 rating)
- Position ranking: #129 (ATH)
- Offers: Miami (OH), Arkansas State, Army, Ball State, Central Michigan
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#13: Keontae Pittman (RB)

- College: not committed
- High school: Paul G Blazer (Ashland, KY)
- National ranking: #1,476 (3 stars, 0.8366 rating)
- Position ranking: #88 (RB)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Miami (OH)
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#12: Tristan Cox (ILB)

- College: Purdue
- High school: Pulaski County (Somerset, KY)
- National ranking: #1,390 (3 stars, 0.8397 rating)
- Position ranking: #63 (ILB)
- Offers: Purdue, Cincinnati, Kentucky, Louisville, Marshall
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#11: Reece Jesse (WR)

- College: not committed
- High school: Hopkinsville (Hopkinsville, KY)
- National ranking: #1,336 (3 stars, 0.8416 rating)
- Position ranking: #187 (WR)
- Offers: Austin Peay, Kentucky, Missouri, Murray State, Purdue
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#10: Malachi Lawrence (SDE)

- College: UCF
- High school: Dupont Manual (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #1,159 (3 stars, 0.8477 rating)
- Position ranking: #73 (SDE)
- Offers: UCF, Air Force, Akron, Army, Ball State
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#9: Michael Lunz (ILB)

- College: Tulane
- High school: North Hardin (Radcliff, KY)
- National ranking: #1,103 (3 stars, 0.8498 rating)
- Position ranking: #48 (ILB)
- Offers: Tulane, Arkansas State, Akron, Arkansas, Cincinnati
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#8: Kaiya Sheron (PRO)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: Somerset (Somerset, KY)
- National ranking: #916 (3 stars, 0.8564 rating)
- Position ranking: #34 (PRO)
- Offers: not available
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#7: La'Vell Wright (RB)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: North Hardin (Radcliff, KY)
- National ranking: #842 (3 stars, 0.8593 rating)
- Position ranking: #46 (RB)
- Offers: not available
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#6: Jordan Lovett (S)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: North Hardin (Radcliff, KY)
- National ranking: #691 (3 stars, 0.866 rating)
- Position ranking: #54 (S)
- Offers: not available
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#5: Jack Dingle (OLB)

- College: Cincinnati
- High school: Trinity (Louisville, KY)
- National ranking: #527 (3 stars, 0.8755 rating)
- Position ranking: #31 (OLB)
- Offers: Cincinnati, Liberty, Louisville, Miami (OH), Western Michigan
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#4: Jordan Dingle (TE)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: Bowling Green (Bowling Green, KY)
- National ranking: #482 (3 stars, 0.8784 rating)
- Position ranking: #21 (TE)
- Offers: Kentucky, Appalachian State, Arkansas, Boston College, Eastern Kentucky
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#3: Dekel Crowdus (WR)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: Frederick Douglass (Lexington, KY)
- National ranking: #298 (4 stars, 0.9011 rating)
- Position ranking: #49 (WR)
- Offers: Kentucky, Auburn, Baylor, Cincinnati, Florida State
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#2: Jantzen Dunn (S)

- College: Ohio State
- High school: South Warren (Bowling Green, KY)
- National ranking: #170 (4 stars, 0.9269 rating)
- Position ranking: #10 (S)
- Offers: Ohio State, Alabama, Arkansas, Baylor, Boston College
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#1: Jager Burton (OG)

- College: Kentucky
- High school: Frederick Douglass (Lexington, KY)
- National ranking: #137 (4 stars, 0.9389 rating)
- Position ranking: #10 (OG)
- Offers: not available
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