LEXINGTON, Ky (WKYT) - Four-star running back Mikel Horton, from the Cincinnati area, announcing he is coming to Kentucky. Rivals.com ranks Horton as the No. 22 running back in the class of 2014. Horton is 6-foot-1, 230-pounds and is considered a big prospect who also had offers from Florida State, Louisville, Cincinnati and Vanderbilt.
Horton attended the UK Blue-White Game last weekend and was impressed with the 50,000+ at Commonwealth Stadium. Horton attends Lakota West High School in West Chester, Ohio and is the third player from the Buckeye State to commit to the Wildcats.