Aug 5, 2011; Lexington, KY USA; Kentucky Wildcats helmet and football sit on the field during media day at Commonwealth Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Illinois Football Recruiting: Drew Barker Visits Kentucky

2014 pro-style quarterback Drew Barker visited the Kentucky Wildcats for their Junior Day on February 9th.

He has offers from eleven teams. The teams to have offered at Barker include: Kentucky, South Carolina, Cincinnati, Illinois, Indiana, Louisville, North Carolina, Purdue, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, and Western Kentucky.

Out of his eleven offers, it is projected that Barker is heavily interested in the Kentucky Wildcats and the South Carolina Gamecocks.

Barker is a 6’4″, 210 pound pro-style quarterback from Hebron, Kentucky. He is currently a junior at Conner High School.

The Conner Cougars made it into the Class 5A Kentucky State Playoffs. They lost in the second round to Franklin County High School, 59-62.

As a junior in 2012, Barker recorded 2,072 passing yards, 22 passing touchdowns, 1,455 rushing yards, and 18 rushing touchdowns. He was named a Second Team All-American by 247 Sports on February 10th.

The four-star recruit is currently ranked 1st in the state of Kentucky, 6th among pro-style quarterbacks, and 94th nationally among 2014 high school recruits by 247Sports.

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