Drew Barker is in Chicago today for the Rivals Five Star Challenge at Solider Field and took some time to sit down with YahooSportsRadio to talk a bit of In-State Networking and Recruiting.
On Tim Couch:
"I kinda looked at [Couch] when I made my decision just the connections he made in the state after football. That played a big part because football ends at some point."
If you hadn't realized it before this kid from Conner has a pretty good head on his shoulders. When you're making decisions while giving thought to the long term then you have a pretty bright future ahead of you.
On Picking Kentucky
"From talking with the coaches they had that desire to put a winner on the field and the new staff is bringing in a new vibe. We're pretty high on your recruiting rankings and we just got to keep this momentum going."
Barker also dropped that he was rooming with 4-Star Wide Receiver Artavis Scott
and has been in his ear selling him on Neal Brown's high powered offense. Scott holds an offer from the Cats and hopefully all those statistics from Drew will bring him to the Commonwealth.
On The Previous Staff
They didn't recruit me at all. I'm not sure why. I even visited there a couple of times but they didn't recruit me at all. Then the new staff came in and two days after being hired they were at my school.
Why Wide Receivers Should come to UK
Do you want to be a playmaker or do you want to be a blocker? If you want the ball then this is the place to be.
Lots of good stuff from Drew in this interview and he just continues to impress. The six minute interview is definitely worth a listen on this Saturday. If this start is any indication then before it's all said and done it wouldn't be surprising to see Barker go down as one of the all time fan favorites.