By LARRY VAUGHT
Receiving depth/production has been a problem for coach Mark Stoops’ teams at Kentucky and now the Cats have lost senior receiver Tavin Richardson.
He announced on social media that he was transferring for his final season. He has made 25 career starts, including all 13 in 2018 when he only caught 13 passes for 114 yards after making 27 catches for 371 yards in 2017. His freshman year in 2016 he had nine catches for 160 yards and started five games.
Richardson has played in every game the last three years, so UK is losing 39 games of playing experience.
His departure comes one day after sophomore receiver Lynn Bowden posted this on social media: “I will be the most explosive &exciting player in college football next year!!”
Kentucky will return experience with players like Josh Ali, Isaiah Epps and Allen Dailey, who many think could be a rising star his sophomore year much like Bowden was in 2018.