May 21, 2010

UK gets verbal from South Carolina WR

Joker Phillips has been eyeing Antonio Cannon stemming back to this winter even before he took over the head job at Kentucky. Friday evening wide receivers coach Tee Martin scouted the talented receiver in person at his Spring Game.

The Central (SC) Daniel standout received an offer from the Wildcats after the game and moments later verbally committed, as first-reported by

"I wasn't expecting an offer to be honest," Cannon told Friday evening. "My coach told me to call coach Phillips after the game and he told me about it and told me to call him back later that night if I wanted to commit. I was surprised to get the offer and I was like, 'Thank you coach.'"

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