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Former heavyweight champ's son picks up UK offer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Elijah Holyfield, son of former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield, has been offered a scholarship by Kentucky.

The younger Holyfield is a 5-foot-10 running back at Woodward Academy in Atlanta.

Holyfield has received other scholarship offers – South Carolina, Tennessee, Ohio State and Louisville are among the schools interested.

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