Report: Kentucky loses commitment from talented Ohio DE Alex Reigelsperger
Kentucky’s 2018 recruiting class took a hit on Monday, as a 2018 defensive end has de-committed from the school.
According to reports, Ohio native Alex Reigelsperger has reopened his recruitment and is considering other schools.
The bad news for coach Mark Stoops and the Wildcats broke on Monday afternoon on Twitter:
Ohio DE Alex Reigelsperger has decommitted from Kentucky
— Matt Jones (@KySportsRadio) October 9, 2017
Reigelsperger’s Twitter account is set to private, but one person with access to the account said he tweeted the following message:
Alex Reigelsperger, "After long, long talks with my family.. I have decided to re-open my recruitment.. Thank you to Stoops and ALL of BBN"
— Curtis Burch (@curtisburch) October 9, 2017
According to the 247Sports composite, Reigelsperger is the No. 24 weak-side defensive end in the class of 2018 and the No. 20 overall recruit from the state of Ohio.
The 6-3, 247-pound defender has also drawn interest from Minnesota, Arizona, Iowa, Louisville, Tennessee, Wisconsin and others.
The Wildcats are down to 17 commits in their 2018 class, which now ranks No. 7 in the SEC and No. 21 nationally, per 247Sports.