The first signing day surprise for Kentucky came early Wednesday morning as the Wildcats announced that Taj Dodson had signed with UK.

A 3-star athlete out of Fairburn, Ga., Dodson was uncommitted heading into Wednesday. Listed at 6-2, 180 pounds, Dodson is rated the No. 31 athlete and No. 64 recruit out of Georgia in the class of 2019 according to the 247Sports Composite. Dodson had 27 other scholarship offers and was also showing interest in Ole Miss, Baylor, Iowa State and Louisville. Kentucky was his final visit (Dec. 14) before the early signing period.