Lakewood receiver Marquez Valdes has received a scholarship offer from Kentucky, according to Spartans coach Cory Moore. Valdes emerged this season as one of Lakewood's top receivers, along with fellow senior Rodney Adams. Valdes had 26 catches for 444 yards and six touchdowns. He was also selected to play in the Pinellas County Senior All Star game.
Kentucky was 2-10 last season and has a new head coach, former Florida State defensive coordinator Mark Stoops.