Jarren Williams is back in blue.
The three-star quarterback prospect from Central Gwinnett High School in Georgia, who had given a verbal commitment to Kentucky last summer, re-opened his recruitment after picking up a wave of major scholarship offers this spring that included programs like Alabama, Georgia, LSU and Florida.
Many observers believed that
Williams (6-3, 201) is one of the nation's fastest-rising prospects. In addition to UK,
He recently picked up an invitation to the Elite 11 Finals where he'll test his skills against the nation's other top quarterbacks in the Class of 2018.
As a junior, Williams passed for 2,618 yards and 26 touchdowns with only two interceptions. He also rushed for 429 yards and nine scores.
Kentucky now has nine verbal commitments in the Class of 2018. Seven of those are on the offensive side of the ball, including Williams, a pair of receivers, a tight end, and three O-Linemen.