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Highlands' Towles named UK starting QB

Patrick Towles (Source: ukathletics.com) Patrick Towles (Source: ukathletics.com)
LEXINGTON, KY (FOX19) -

Patrick Towles will be UK's starting quarterback when the season starts next month.

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops made the announcement Monday.

Towles, a Highlands High School graduate, beat out Conner High School product Drew Barker in a camp competition for the starting quarterback position.

Towles, a red-shirt junior, started all 12 games for the Wildcats last season, throwing for 2,718 yards and 14 touchdowns.

UK opens the season September 5th against Louisiana-Lafayette.

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