CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Quarterback Morgan Newton of top-ranked and
defending Indiana high school Class 5A champion Carmel has
announced he will play college football at Kentucky.
Carmel coach Mo Moriarity says the 6-foot-4 senior wanted to
play in the Southeastern Conference and picked the Wildcats over
Indiana, Purdue, Louisville, Florida and Clemson.
Newton was a first-team All-State selection by The Associated
Press last season, when he passed for 1,854 yards and 25 touchdowns
and ran for 743 yards and 11 TDs in leading the Greyhounds to their
sixth state championship.
He announced his college choice Thursday at the high school.
Carmel opens the season Saturday against Class 4A's No. 1