By LARRY VAUGHT
Whether Drew Barker starts at quarterback or not this season, he’s already had one big accomplishment — he already has his degree in integrated strategic communication with a minor in business even thought he still has two years of eligibility remaining at UK.
“Coming in (a semester) early helped. I had a couple of credits I took in high school that counted for college credits, so I got kind of a boost there,” Barker said about earning his degree already. “It was just grinding and taking it seriously. At the end of the day you have to look at it that I have this great opportunity to go to school, play football and get your school paid for. You need to take advantage of that.