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Give the Cats a Bone

Kentucky added another big piece to the puzzle Tuesday when Woodruff (S.C.) wide receiver Blake Bone (6-foot-4, 175) committed to the Wildcats.

Bone gives Kentucky a redzone threat.

Bone, who chose UK during a ceremony at his school and then announced his college decision via Twitter, chose the Cats over scholarship offers from Auburn, South Carolina, Louisville, Ole Miss, Arkansas, Clemson and more.

"Between the offense and the coaches, I cloud not find anywhere to beat it," Bone later told

Bone will be the outside guy -the 'Z' - in Kentucky's Air Raid offense. There could be playing time immediately available to him.

"As long as I stay healthy and work hard this offseason, I can work my way into a role," he said.

Bone is commitment No. 23 overall for Kentucky's 2014 class and the fourth wide receiver. He visited Kentucky earlier this year and cited the 'Air Raid' offense in his decision to commit and will factor prominently as a redzone target.

He was recruited by his future position coach, Tommy Mainord and marks Mark Stoops' first commitment from the state of South Carolina.

With a rating of .8646 according to the he 247Composite, which equally weighs prospect rankings and ratings from major recruiting media outlets, Bone is rated as the No. 71 wide receiver in the country.

Following his commitment, Kentucky sits at No. 15 in the 247Sports Team Recruiting Rankings, just behind Auburn for ninth in the SEC.'s Chris Fisher kicked off Bone's Crystal Ball predictions, becoming the first to correctly tab Kentucky back on June 11.

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