July 18, 2007

Two-sport Georgia athlete has UK on list

The recent success of Kentucky's baseball program could also help the football Wildcats land a two-sport talent from the Peach State.

Ellenwood (Ga.) Cedar Grove athlete Xavier Avery says he's considering a scholarship offer from UK after the football staff visited his school in the spring.

"I like them because they have good programs for both football and baseball," Avery said. "I haven't narrowed down my decision or anything, but wherever I go I want to play both sports, and it's important that they have a good, competitive program in both.

"I've seen them on TV a few times in football, and it seems like they're on the way up. I know they had a good season last year. I haven't seen them in baseball, but I know they've been good. People tell me that's a really good program right now."

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