Bluegrass Battle for JC OL?

The Wildcats and Cardinals were among three schools to jump out in front with scholarship papers to Abdul Kuyateh from Reedley (Ca.) Community College. Has the hard work paid off?

"There isn't really anything new with me," Abdul Kuyateh said. "No new offers yet. Kansas State and Oregon seem really interested and sound close to offering, but other than that, not too much has changed."

Having been well traveled throughout his child-hood, the Reedley (Ca.) CC offensive lineman is relatively open to playing, anywhere. Born in Washington D.C., Kuyateh attended high school in Georgia before moving to California for junior college football.

"I like the guys at Louisville and Iowa State the most, probably," Kuyateh confirmed, "I like the coaching staffs over there. I talk to them here and there."

Despite his recruitment remaining stagnate for the moment, the 6-foot-4, 290 pound offensive lineman has no plans to make a decision.

"I'm open to everyone right now," Kuyateh stated. "I'd like to hear from 'Cali', because it's close to home."

As for the Bluegrass state, the Wildcats and Cardinals make up two-thirds of his offer list, so what does he think of the Cats and Cards.

"I haven't heard from Kentucky," Kuyateh said. "I did like them before, Coach Heggins and stuff, but I haven't heard from them in a while."

And the Cards? What has particularly caught the eye of the standout junior college player has been the idea of playing for recruiter Brent Myers.

"I like the coaching staff at Louisville," Kuyateh said. "I like them, a lot, actually. They are probably, like, my number one team."

Whoever lands the former Peach state standout will be getting a quality addition with 3 years to play 2, who could conceivably graduate in December with little to no problems.

"I'm a not a typical offensive lineman," Kuyateh concluded. "I'm a little smaller and quicker. I try to beat players with my speed."


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