July 23, 2007

QB hopes winning ways lead to UK offer

A quarterback to keep an eye on this fall is Maryville, Tenn., standout Brent Burnette.

The 6-foot-2, 210-pound signal caller has been receiving strong interest from the Kentucky staff dating back to his junior season and recently took an unofficial visit to Lexington.

"Coach (Randy) Sanders came by the school a couple of times and talked to my coach last season," Burnette said. "He said they really liked what they had seen from me and wanted to get me up there to their camp.

"I was supposed to go to the camp, but wasn't able to go, so I just called coach Sanders and asked him if I could come up there on a visit and check things out. It was a really good trip. I loved the campus and the football facilities and the whole atmosphere up there.

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