WINCHESTER - Tristan Jones is no longer under the radar screen.
Jones, a senior at George Rogers Clark High School, has confirmed that University of Kentucky football coach Rich Brooks and his staff were "heavily" involved in the recruiting process.
Although Jones, a 6-foot-4, 235-pound senior who doubles as a defensive end and a tight end, said the Wildcats have yet to make a scholarship offer, he said the coaching staff is keeping track of his progress.
"They're looking at me real hard," Jones said.
Jones caught the eye of the coaching staff during a one-day visit to a camp in June.
"I just played my hardest," he said. "I did a couple of drills and had a couple of coaches by my side the whole time. One of their top recruits came in and they put me one-on-one against him and I beat him (on the line of scrimmage) every time. I think that's what put me at the top on their list."