The UK football team held their annual Blue-White Spring Game
Got significant playing time as a true freshman ... Enters preseason drills as a starter at one of the receiver positions ... Displayed all-around ability with speed and hands during his first season.
2012 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games ... Caught 12 passes for 113 yards ... Best game was three catches for 47 yards vs. Vanderbilt ... Also caught three passes at Tennessee.
High School: Gifted wide receiver combined pass-catching skills with the athletic ability of a state-champion high jumper ... Four-year starter at wide receiver and cornerback at Fort White (Fla.) HS ... As a senior, caught 47 passes for 698 yards and 10 touchdowns ... Made six interceptions on defense, returning two for touchdowns ... First-team all-state in Class AAA by The Associated Press ... Named the Area Player of the Year by the Gainesville Sun ... Helped Fort White to an 8-4 record and second round of the state playoffs ... Turned in a breakout performance in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game ... Was named the No. 2 prospect in the game by Rivals.com and the "Sleeper of the Night" by Scout.com ... Coached by Demetric Jackson ... Began participating with the high school track and field team when he was in sixth grade ... Won the state high-jump championship as a junior with a leap of six feet, 10 inches ... Also competed in two hurdles events, the triple jump and long jump ... Played basketball and was a member of the school's weightlifting team ... Helped basketball advance to the state tournament his junior year and won the team's academic award ... Member of the Beta Club.
Personal: Born in Gainesville, Fla. ... Son of Fernanda Legree ... A cousin, Kendyll Pope, played football at Florida State ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Participated in events with the Big Blue U Move-In (2012), Read Across America (2013), Special Olympics (2013) and God's Pantry (2013).
A.J. Says ... My favorite thing about Coach Stoops is: his tenacity and fire for the game of football ... My game-day superstition is: look good, feel good; feel good, play good ... The one thing I like most about football is: not everyone can play it! ... My hidden talent is: walking on my hands ... Something people might not know about me is: I want to be a professional wrestler.