With recently updated rankings throughout the class of 2024, the top talent pool is in the state Kentucky has been expanded from the Top 5 to the Top 10 list.
Rivals.com takes a look at some of the best new names in the Bluegrass State.
New number 1 in 2024:
Lowe had a few MAC offers from Miami (Oh.) and Western Michigan over the summer, but the triple star made an impression. Michiganstaff of a june camp and received an offer from the Wolverines. Missouri has since jumped into the mix with an offer while Purdue are expressing interest. Listed as a broad receiver, Lowe is likely to project the project as a next-level support step and will continue to tally five offers throughout the fall.
More outstanding Frederick Douglass talent:
Hicks is another equally talented full-back for the full-load Frederick Douglass, debuting at #6 in the state rankings. Three stars received a Big Ten offer from Northwest in summer. Western Michigan, Miami (Oh.) and Eastern Kentucky also delivered. Hicks recently took a trip to Purdue with a group of his teammates.
No Kentucky prospect has had a better summer than Kennedy, who made his debut in 9th place. Ole Miss, Kentuckyand Louisville are the five power schools offered in June. Kennedy also received offers from Toledo, Ball State, Western Michigan, and Marshall. Illinois is another power five program offered back in the spring. Expect the talented midfielder to continue to be promoted to 2024.
North Hardin duo debut:
The 6-foot-1, 185-pound prospect was a video game player with a ball in his hand. So far this season, Boykins, Jr has dashed for 154 yards and leads North Hardin with 184 yards received and five touchdowns total. Three stars have early offers from Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky with programs like Indiana, Notre DameLiberty, and Marshall Express interest.
Wiley has the framework that college coaches love and the talent to back it up. These three stars were an outstanding basketball player and his athleticism was turned into nets when Wiley had gathered initial offers from Kentucky, Western Kentuckyand Eastern Kentucky. Notre Dame and others are also expressing interest in the 6-foot-6, 230-pound talent.