Kentucky picked up its third verbal commitment in the last 24 hours when Longwood (Fla.) Lyman High School linebacker Nico Firios announced his decision via Twitter.
Posting under his @NicoFirios handle, he said: Proud to announce my commitment to the UK FAMILY!!! #BBN stand up!
Firios (6-2, 225, 4.55) also held offers from programs like Louisville, Rutgers, Cincinnati, Wisconsin, Boston College, Indiana, Purdue and South Florida. He was ranked the No. 7 player in the Orlando Sentinel's Central Florida Super60 for 2014.
His commitment comes on the heels of UK receiving verbals from four-star Ohio defensive backs Mike Edwards and Darius West on Monday, announcements that moved the Wildcats into the Top 10 of Scout's national team recruiting rankings. Mark Stoops' program now has 15 known commitments in the Class of 2014.
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Florida LB gives commitment to UK
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