Quarterback Reese Phillips, who was the Most Valuable Player of the Tennessee High School East/West All-Star Classic in December, has enrolled at the University of Kentucky for the spring semester, head coach Mark Stoops announced Wednesday.
“We’re excited about Reese getting started with us,” Stoops said. “Being able to enroll at mid-year and go through spring practice will greatly help his development.”
Phillips graduated from high school a semester early in order to come to UK now. He has enrolled along with two junior college players, tight end Steven Borden and defensive end Za’Darius Smith, who signed in December. All three players will participate in spring practice.