Powerhouse programs from around the country came calling, but Mark Stoops’ staff was able to keep Lexington’s own Jager Burton from leaving home. The 4-star offensive guard committed to Kentucky over fellow finalists Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon on Sunday.

Out of Frederick Douglass High School, Burton is rated the No. 1 recruit in the state of Kentucky, No. 8 offensive guard and No. 125 prospect overall nationally in the class of 2021 on the 247Sports Composite. He has picked up 21 scholarship offers during his recruitment.

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