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Badet has special connection with Drew Barker

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Jeff Badet, right. (Vicky Graff Photo)

Jeff Badet, right. (Vicky Graff Photo)

By LARRY VAUGHT

From the first time Jeff Badet saw Drew Barker throw and play until now has produced a dramatic change in the sophomore quarterback.

“It’s crazy. He’s a leader, used to everything, and calm and collected. You can’t tell he knows what he’s doing back there,” Badet, a receiver.

Badet says he is “real cool” with Barker and has been during their years together at UK.

Timmons, Badet play way Stoops hopes they will next season

Jeff Badet, right. (Vicky Graff Photo)
Jeff Badet, right, made plays coach Mark Stoops liked Saturday. (Vicky Graff Photo)

Jeff Badet, right, made plays coach Mark Stoops liked Saturday. (Vicky Graff Photo)

By LARRY VAUGHT

Two receivers — Ryan Timmons and Jeff Badet — who failed to match the expectations they had for themselves last year both showed in Saturday’s Blue-White Game that they can still be playmakers.

“We need him to,” Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said about Timmons. “He’s just been solid. He’s fundamentally getting better and better each day. Ryan, through the course of this spring and that, it was good to see him do it on the field today, in a game situation. Because Ryan’s really done some good things.