2016 Kentucky Football Signee - Kayaune Ross

Kayaune Ross, Wide Receiver, 6-6, 225, So.-JC, West Chester, Ohio (Lakota West/Phoenix College) – Pronounced KAY-waun  ... A three-star recruit out of high school ... Caught 15 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns in five games before injury sidelined him as a freshman at Phoenix College (Ariz.) in 2014 ... Redshirted the 2015 season ... Will have three seasons of eligibility remaining ... Will be reunited with former high school teammates Kyle Meadows, Mikel Horton and George Asafo-Adjei ...  Named second-team All-Greater Miami Conference in 2011 for Coach Larry Cox at Lakota West High School ... Also played basketball ... Picked UK over offers from Arizona State, Indiana and Louisville.

Coach Stoops on Ross: “Kayaune is another big wide receiver target. He’s 6-foot-6 and has the ability to go up and catch the ball at its high point. He will have three years of eligibility to play and we look forward to him having a big impact on our team.”