The University of Kentucky football team fell to Florida 24-7 at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, September 28, 2013.
His emergence as a dependable receiver was one of the good stories of the 2013 season ... Showed ability to get open and catch the ball ... A knee injury derailed his impressive rookie campaign and he sat out spring practice ... Expected to be fully ready when practice resumes in August.
2013 (Freshman): Was having a strong season before an injury in the Alabama State game sidelined him for the remainder of the season ... Had 16 catches for 137 yards and two touchdowns before the injury ... Recorded a catch in all eight games before the injury, including four receptions vs. Miami (Ohio) and Florida ... Had a season-best 47 receiving yards against the Gators ... Played in eight games ... Caught a touchdown pass against Louisville, his only starting assignment. High School: First-team all-state wide receiver from Cypress Bay High School, where he helped his team to the 8A state championship game his senior season, regional semifinals his junior year and state semifinals his sophomore season ... Ended his high school career in fine fashion with a tremendous performance in the 8A state championship game ... Had nine catches for 199 yards and three touchdowns in the final, including a nifty one-handed touchdown catch ... His 199 receiving yards was a state finals record ... Also played defensive back and had what appeared to be the game-winning interception in the state championship game before a late penalty nullified the play ... In the two playoff games before the state final, Montgomery returned an interception for a touchdown in each, first for 34 yards and then 56 yards ... Had 42 catches for 892 yards and seven touchdowns his senior year en route to first-team all-state honors by the Miami Herald ... Ended his junior campaign with 27 catches for 556 yards and 10 touchdowns ... Coached by Mark Guandolo ... ESPN.com lists key traits as good hands and speed ... Ranked as the nation's No. 51 wide receiver by Rivals.com. Personal: Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. ... Grandson of Ruby Montgomery ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Alexander Says ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: A.J. Green ... I couldn't live without my: grandparents ... My favorite part of game day is: winning ... The coolest thing about UK is: trying to change the program around ... My go-to song to get ready for a game is: WWYD - Rich Homie Quan.