Freshman wide receiver JaVonte Richardson will not return to Kentucky, a UK spokeswoman confirmed to SEC Country.
CatsIllustrated.com is reporting that Richardson will transfer to a junior college. Richardson, a former 4-star prospect, was Kentucky’s fourth-highest ranked signee in the 2017 class. He was the 42nd-ranked wide receiver in the class, according to the 247Sports composite.
The Maple Heights, Ohio, native spent just one redshirt season with the Wildcats. He’s the fourth player this week to leave, joining transfer announcements from quarterback Drew Barker, running back Bryant Koback and defensive tackle Ja’Quize Cross.