Video: Kentucky Football Signees Jeff Badet and Jaleel Hytchye

Possesses great quickness and a sudden burst that help him project as an ideal receiver … Has displayed great hands, body control and the awareness that make him great at making tough catches in traffic … Caught 63 passes for 881 yards, 10 receiving touchdowns and six rushing scores as a senior … Played for Coach Andy Johnson, helping Freedom HS to a 7-4 record and state playoff berth as a senior … Junior stats featured 46 catches for 718 yards and 11 TDs … Ranked No. 13 on the Orlando Sentinel Central Florida “Super 60″ … Finished fifth in the long jump at the Florida state track and field championships … Last name pronounced “bah-DETT.”

Talented athlete who also had a successful track career at La Salle High School in Cincinnati … One of the nation’s top-25 cornerbacks as evaluated by ESPN.com, which gives him a positive rating in man coverage, zone coverage, ballhandling and instincts … ESPN.com ranks him as the 20th-best prospect in Ohio and wrote, “Hytchye has the coverage skills to see early playing time at the BCS level of competition.” … Has been timed at 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash and is considering running track at Kentucky … Finished the 2012 season with two interceptions — one for a touchdown — and a fumble recovery … Second-team all-conference in the highly competitive Greater Catholic League …During his junior campaign in 2011, he posted four interceptions and 14 pass breakups … Helped Lancers to third-place finish in the city in 2010 with a 9-2 record and a 7-3 record his junior season … Coached by Tom Grippa … Name is pronounced “jah-LEEL HI-chee.”

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