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Kentucky Fires Running Backs, Special Teams Coach John Settle

Settle is out after just two seasons at Kentucky.

The first move has been made in regards to Kentucky football's coaching staff. 

John Settle has been fired as UK running backs and co-special teams coordinator after just two seasons in Lexington. BBN Tonight was the first to report the news: 

Before coming to Kentucky, Settle spent seven seasons as a member of Wisconsin's staff, where he most notably recruited and coached current NFL RB standout Jonathan Taylor. 

Recruiting was an issue for Settle in his two years at UK however, as his name wasn't attached to any recruit who made the jump to Lexington during his tenure. There is currently no running back in the Class of 2023 committed to Kentucky, as both 3-stars Kaden Moorman and Khalifa Keith have retracted their commitments, with Keith flipping to rival Tennessee.

It is currently unclear who the frontrunner will be to take over the currently vacant role, though former offensive coordinator, running backs coach and current special assistant to the head coach Eddie Gran could be a candidate to slide back into his old role. 

Wildcats Today will have updates on coaching staff changes as well as transfer portal news regarding Kentucky. 

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