2016 Kentucky Football Signee - Justin Rigg

Justin Rigg, Tight End, 6-6, 245, Fr.-HS, Springboro, Ohio (Springboro) - A 3-star tight end who is rated the No. 47 tight end and No. 43 player in Ohio by 247sports ... Voted team captain his senior season and hauled in 35 catches for 394 yards and a touchdown ... Also key in the Panthers’ perimeter run and passing game ... Helped Springboro finish 11-3 and advance to the second round of the Division I, Region 2 playoffs ... Named Greater Western Ohio All-Conference ... Earned an invitation to the 2016 Ohio High Football Coaches Association North-South All-Star Classic ... Hauled in 23 catches for 256 yards and four touchdowns as a junior ... Coached by Ryan Wilhite ... Also a letter winner and team captain on the basketball team at Springboro, averaging 9.4 points and 8.0 rebounds per game as a senior ... Picked UK over Bowling Green, Cincinnati, West Virginia, Eastern Michigan, Miami (Ohio), Ohio, Pittsburgh, Toledo and Wake Forest.,

Coach Stoops on Rigg: “We are very excited about Justin. He has the size we are looking for in a tight end. He has the upside to be a physical presence on the line of scrimmage and he also has the ability to stretch the field.”