2016 Kentucky Football Signee - Kordell Looney

Kordell Looney, Defensive Tackle, 6-3, 285, Fr.-HS, Springfield, Ohio (Springfield) ... A three-star recruit who was rated the No. 57 defensive tackle nationally and No. 42 player in Ohio by 247sports ... Rated No. 36 by Rivals ... Totaled 93 tackles and seven sacks in just two seasons of varsity football ... Didn’t start playing varsity football until his junior year of high school ... Two-time first-team All-Greater Western Ohio Conference honoree ...  Second-team AP Southwest All-District as a senior ... Blue-Grey All-American Bowl Watch List ... Two-sport athlete at Springfield as he also played basketball ... Coached by Maurice Douglass ... Chose UK over Louisville, Illinois and Pittsburgh.

Coach Stoops on Looney: “Kordell has great size and quickness to be an impact interior defensive lineman. He comes from a high school program that is coached by UK alum Maurice Douglass and he will be a great fit in our system.”