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4-Star OL John Young Announces College Commitment

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ATHENS, GA - NOVEMBER 7: The Kentucky Wildcats take the field prior to the game against the Georgia Bulldogs game on November 7, 2015 at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Georgia. Georgia won the game 27-3. (Photo by Todd Kirkland/Getty Images)

Louisville (Ky.) Christian Academy offensive tackle John Young has been heavily recruited in the Power Five conferences. After making a visit this past weekend, he decided to make an early commitment.

Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Young announced that he would be committing to the University of Kentucky. In doing so, Young stays within his home state.

The addition of Young gives the Wildcats two four-star prospects in their Class of 2020. Earlier this month, Kentucky obtained a commitment from four-star defensive tackle Lamar Goods.

"...I am shutting down my recruitment and committing to The University of Kentucky. I am so excited to be a part of the BBN family and begin building something special with this class."

247Sports lists Young as a four-star prospect ranked No. 309 in the country. He is considered the No. 28 offensive tackle in the country, and the No. 4 prospect from the state of Kentucky.

Despite adding two four-star recruits in just a few weeks though, the Wildcats still trail the SEC field in terms of total prospects landed. Every other team in the conference has at least three prospects committed so far. Eleven of the them have at least five.

This past season was a banner year for the Kentucky football team. Their 10 total wins combined with a Citrus Bowl win over Penn State was the most by the Wildcats since 1977.