Catching up with LaShun Watson

A promise from Tubby Smith for a chance to walk-on for the basketball squad at UK made LaShun Watson spurn offers from other SEC schools and tell UK football coach Rich Brooks that he would come to Lexington. Not only is Watson interested in becoming a two-sport star, but he has some interest in giving track and field the old college try as well.
February 9, 2006

GIDEL: Just Plain Gifted

There's been some talented dual sport athletes that have flirted with the idea of becoming the next Charlie Ward, Julius Peppers or Tony Gonzalez, in playing both sports in college. None, however, might be more committed to proving he can do it at Kentucky, than arriving freshmen LaShun Watson.
January 23, 2006

GIDEL: Tubby Recruiting Dual Sport Star?

Last year it was Tri-County (Ga.) TE/DL Charles Jackson and this year it appears another Georgia high school football star is headed for the same route. The Wildcats have offered this dual sport star a scholarship in football, but will he be picking the hardwood, instead of the gridiron?
August 14, 2005