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 Jeremy Jarmon
Jeremy Jarmon

Position:
Asst. Director of Football Operations


After a successful collegiate stint with the Wildcats and stops in the National Football League, Jeremy Jarmon has joined the University of Kentucky football support staff as assistant director of football operations. Jarmon joined the staff in July 2012.

Jarmon, who lettered at Kentucky from 2006-08, will help in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Kentucky football program, including community outreach, player relations, alumni and NFL relations, team travel and more duties as assigned by the head football coach and director of football operations.

A native of Collierville, Tenn., Jarmon was a very successful player with the Wildcats, earning All-Southeastern Conference first-team honors by Rivals.com in 2007 and All-SEC second-team honors by SEC Coaches the same season. Jarmon was also named the Co-Most Outstanding Defensive Player on the team in 2007.

During his career, Jarmon collected 17.5 sacks for UK, which currently ranks third all-time in school history. Jarmon gathered nine sacks in 2007 alone, which ranks as the fourth-most in one season in school history.

After his career at UK was complete, Jarmon was drafted in the third round of the 2009 NFL Supplemental Draft by the Washington Redskins. After two seasons with Washington, Jarmon was traded to the Denver Broncos. Jarmon retired from playing in July of 2012.

Jarmon graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in political science. Jarmon plans on going to graduate school in the near future.