Richardson becomes Cats’ 9th commitment from Ohio

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Four-star Westerville (Ohio) Central High School offensive lineman Nick Richardson has committed to UK, Richardson confirmed via Twitter.

Richardson’s commitment was first reported by Justin Rowland of Rivals.

Rivals ranks the 6-foot-5, 285-pound offensive lineman as the 19th-best offensive tackle in the Class of 2014.

Richardson becomes the ninth commitment in UK’s Class of 2014 from Ohio and is the third offensive lineman in the class. The Cats have picked up commitments from four of Ohio’s top 10 recruits according to Rivals.

Vanderbilt, Mississippi, Michigan State, West Virginia and Marylandare among the schools rejected by the new UK commit.