June 16, 2007

Special skills help Wallace land offer

The prospects of having the University of Kentucky as one of his college options were growing slim in the eyes of Ryan Wallace.

Bowling Green's talented tight end had often wondered why he had not received more early recruiting attention from the Wildcats' staff, and after turning in a less-than-stellar 40-yard dash time on Friday at one of UK's summer camps, Wallace was convinced the opportunity had passed him by.

Wallace (6-6, 217, 4.8) now holds offers from UK, Stanford, Purdue, Miss, Cincinnati, Oklahoma State, Ohio, Miami of Ohio and Western Kentucky. He declined to comment on which school he was close to giving a verbal commitment prior to the Cats' offer, but says a decision could still be coming soon.

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