With offers on the table from Kentucky, Illinois, UAB, Navy, Air Force and others, White County (Ga.) safety Ashely Lowery chose to become a Kentucky Wildcats after his recent visit to the Commonwealth.
"Man it feels like a really good decision," said Lowery. "They have a fantastic coaching staff. Everybody is excited about football in Kentucky," said Lowery.
During Lowery's stay in Lexington, he got a chance to meet many players and get a good feel for the coaching staff and the city.
"I got to meet with some of the players and they are excited. They say it's a great place," he said. "I got to see everything UK has to offer: from the academics to the football facilities and the stadium. It's a great city and a nice town for football. All the people are nice," he finished.
Lowery played a dual role as a junior starting at both running back and at corner. He had 905 yards rushing and close to 70 tackles last year. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound athlete could be a factor in a number of ways.
"I'm starting out at safety. But I'll probably end up converting to outside linebacker," said Lowery.
When Ashely reached the UK campus, he'll get to be a part of what stood out most to him in his short time visiting Kentucky.
"The coaching staff and what they are able to do with the kid (stood out)," said Lowery. "The kids respect the staff so well. Also knowing they will be there through the years," he said. "The staff gets on you to make sure you're doing right and not messing up and doing your job to become a good football player," he finished.
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