Jul 3, 2013; Beaverton, OR, USA; Quaterback Drew Barker (15) passes the ball during the Nike 7on7 elimination play at Nike World Headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

Season ends for Kentucky Wildcats commit Drew Barker



Drew Barker can’t get to Lexington soon enough to help the Kentucky Wildcats get back to respectability in the SEC and bowl contention, and the Hebron native has been tearing-up the competition for much of his high school career, but no more, as his Connor squad fell tonight, 35-34 after his team went for 2 to win the game in the closing seconds after scoring late. The conversion failed and Barker’s high school career ended.

Barker finished the game with 123 passing yards, 2 TDs passing and 111 yards rushing. Barker also punted the ball 4 times for a total of 167 yards tonight. His long was 53 yards.


Going into the game, Barker had completed 189 of 293 passes with 32 touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He has also run the ball for 733 yards and nine scores. For his efforts, he’ll be in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in January.

He’s scheduled to enroll early at UK and compete for the starting QB job during spring ball next year, but for now, he’s living up his last few months as a high schooler.

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