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Hardley Gilmore IV - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics

HardleyGilmore IV

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 165
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Belle Glade, Fla.
  • High school Pahokee

A consensus four-star prospect … Rated one of the top 45 wide receivers in the 2024 class by On3.com … Reclassified from the class of 2025 to the 2024 recruiting class in June of 2023 … Has played varsity football as a two-way player at receiver and defensive back since the eighth grade, beginning his prep career at Glades Day in Belle Glade, Florida … Then transferred to The Benjamin School in West Palm Beach for his freshman season where he caught 16 passes for 229 yards and seven scores … Helped lead his squad to an 8-4 record and a run to the Class 3A region finals… Transferred to IMG Academy in Bradenton as a sophomore in the winter of 2023 before moving to Pahokee to finish out the season … Earned a spot on the Palm Beach Post’s Super 11 team as a sophomore Pahokee after charting 43 catches for 1,003 yards and nine receiving touchdowns, while snagging 21 tackles, eight pass breakups and three interceptions on defense … Reclassified in June of 2023 … As a senior in the fall of 2023, caught 52 passes for 879 yards and 15 touchdowns along with 13 tackles, eight pass breakups and two interceptions … Earned All-County honors by the Sun Sentinel … Played for head coach Matthew Sparrowhawk at Pahokee in 2023 …Also ran track and placed third in Florida’s state long jump and was sixth in the 800-meter run in 2022  … Chose UK over Penn State and Central Florida.

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