Brad Booker, Linebacker, 6-2, 228, Fr-HS, Smith's Grove, Ky. (Bowling Green)
Originally signed in Feb. 2002, he enrolled at Kentucky in Jan. 2003 and will participate in spring practice ... First-team all-state as a senior by the Louisville Courier Journal when he piled up 186 tackles, including 11 for loss and five quarterback sacks ... Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" listing of the top 22 seniors in Kentucky ... Four-year letterman and three-year starter at Bowling Green HS ... Career stats at linebacker feature 559 tackles, five interceptions, seven fumble recoveries, three blocked kicks, 27 tackles for loss, and 10 quarterback sacks ... Also started at offensive tackle during his senior season ... Second-team all-state as a junior by The Associated Press ... Two-year choice on the All-Sky Conference first team ... BGHS went to the state playoffs his freshman and senior seasons ... Brad is the third all-state linebacker out of BGHS in the last five years ... Coached by Kevin Wallace ... An All-South pick by PrepStar magazine and the No. 4 prospect in Kentucky according to SuperPrep ... A four-year letterman in baseball as a catcher-outfielder ... All-district performer as a junior who helped his team advance to the final eight of the state playoffs ... Two-year letterman in basketball ... Committed to Kentucky during the summer before his senior season and did not seriously consider other schools.