Introducing: Nacarius Fant

As a sophomore Nacarius Fant made a name for himself as one of the go-to receivers in Kentucky's 5-A class. Fant was dominant last year and should have another strong year as a junior.

As a sophomore Nacarius Fant made a name for himself as one of the go-to receivers in Kentucky's 5-A class. Fant was dominant last year and should have another strong year as a junior.

Fant loses his quarterback and several seniors from the state championship team. But he's ready to get the chemistry with his newer teammates going.

"With my quarterback leaving, it's going to be hard to get that kind of connection with the starter next year. But I want to get a rhythm going with this team," he said.

And how will Fant get his rhythm and improve his game for next season?

"Right now I'm working at quarterback. But when I get back from baseball, I'm going to get into the weight room and work on blocking and helping out the other wide receivers," he said.

Fant is a good player at this early stage, but he's giving a lot of credit to his coaches.

"I have good hands and I'm able to get off jams," he said. "I can also read cover twos and cover threes," he said. "I have a good coaching staff and a good position coach."

Coaches at the next level have also expressed interest in the 5-foot-11, 170-pound sophomore.

"Right now I have been hearing from Vanderbilt, Purdue, LSU, Oregon, Louisville, Western Kentucky and Tennessee," he said.

"I went up to Louisville's spring game. They have some good coaches and staff. They have a good program. Being able to get up there and watch them and see how college is and see how the game is faster – it helps me understand better and know the game better," Fant said.

Fant hasn't scheduled his camps yet, but he's weighing his options.

"I have to look at my summer schedule and see what kinds of college camps I can go to. I just want to see what I can find out," he finished.


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