Michael Trigg is a 6-foot-4, 240-pound tight stop that has just received an provide to play soccer and basketball at the University of Kentucky, as stated via 247.
He would be a walk-on for the basketball team, however for the soccer team, this would be a huge add. Trigg is ranked as the fourth-best tight stop in the 2021 class and 127th overall.
Trigg presently has his top 10 faculties set with Kentucky, LSU, USC, Auburn, North Carolina, Michigan State, South Carolina, Illinois, Ohio State and Penn State. He has been supplied to play each sports activities at Kentucky, LSU, and USC.
Here’s an excerpt from 247’s Bart Simmons, who evaluated Trigg before in March when he compared him to Los Angeles Rams tight give up Gerald Everette, including that Trigg has the conceivable to be a fourth to seventh spherical NFL Draft pick.
“Tight quit projection that is more of a large large receiver in phrases of physique type and utilization in high school. Underdeveloped body that has a capability for transformation. Extremely productive pass by catcher towards shoddy competition. Natural hands catcher. Good physique manipulate and ball skills. Easy athlete that can be hazardous after the catch and has performed quarterback in a run-heavy role. Isn’t asked to play in-line however has proven some willingness to block in H-back roles and is energetic on defense. High stop basketball player. Evaluation adjustments if he’s a huge receiver due to the fact separation speed isn’t obvious. Very lots a hybrid kind that may additionally not match each offense. We view as a future tight stop with great upside in the right system and with development will be a Power Five have an effect on starter and a mid round NFL Draft pick,” Simmons wrote.
This would be a exceptional select up for Stoops and company. As for Calipari, to have a walk-on that can practice with the team and be physical would be a large bonus.
As it stands, Kentucky holds 11 commitments in the category of 2021. Trigg would be the first from Florida, so anticipate the Cats to push for Trigg hard, specially after now not choosing up a tight give up in the 2020 class.