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Son of former Kentucky great Craig Yeast commits to Wildcats

Nov 30, 2013; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops during the game against the Tennessee Volunteers in the second half at Commonwealth Stadium. Tennessee defeated Kentucky 27-14. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 30, 2013; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops during the game against the Tennessee Volunteers in the second half at Commonwealth Stadium. Tennessee defeated Kentucky 27-14. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky has landed another commitment for its class of 2017, athlete Craig "Russ" Yeast II, according to Wildcat Blue Nation. The announcement was made via twitter.

Yeast is listed at 5-11, 175 pounds, and was given a three star ranking by the recruiting site 247 Sports.

The name may sound familiar to Wildcats fans, Yeast's father, also named Craig, played four seasons for Kentucky from 1995 to 1998.

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