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5  Ashely Lowery
Ashely Lowery

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ga.

High School:
White County

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 220

Position:
Safety

Experience:
3L


11/30/2013

Kentucky Football vs. Tennessee -- Postgame Notes

Kentucky Football vs. Tennessee -- Postgame Notes

09/14/2013

Kentucky-Louisville Postgame Notes

Lousville 27, Kentucky 13

08/29/2013

Mark Stoops Era Begins as Wildcats Face WKU in Nashville

Saturday, Aug. 31 | 7:15 p.m. ET | ESPNews | Nashville, Tenn. | LP Field (68,798)

04/13/2013

Blue/White Postgame Quotes

Blue 24, White 23

11/14/2012

Phillips Talks Attitude in Practice, Seniors Contribution

Sophomore safety Ashely Lowery to miss rest of season with finger injury

10/29/2012

Ashley Lowery talks concussions

Kentucky defensive back Ashley Lowery talks about his head injuries.

09/14/2014

FB at Florida, 091414

Football lost a heartbreaker to Florida 36-30 in triple overtime on Saturday, September 13, 2014

09/06/2014

FB vs. Ohio, 090614

Football beat Ohio University 20-3 on Saturday, September 6, 2014, in Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

11/30/2013

FB vs. Tennessee, 113013

On senior day, the UK football team falls to Tennessee 27-14 on Saturday, November 30, 2013

11/30/2013

Kentucky Football vs. Tennessee

Kentucky Football vs. Tennessee

11/02/2013

FB vs. Alabama State, 110313

The UK football team defeats Alabama State 48-14, on Saturday, November 2, 2013, in Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

Two-year starter at safety ... Counted on for leadership in the secondary ... Expected to be ready to go in August after sitting out the spring while recovering from a shoulder injury ... His outstanding athleticism helped him earn playing time as a true freshman ... Also has good size and has added approximately 20 pounds since his arrival ... Has played in 32 games, starting 21.

2013 (Junior): Started all 12 games ... Earned 46 tackles with 0.5 tackles for loss, one interception, three pass breakups, one fumble forced and one fumble recovered ... Interception came vs. Tennessee and was returned 26 yards ... Career-best 10 tackles vs. Georgia ... Forced and recovered a fumble vs. Alabama State.
2012 (Sophomore): Started all eight games in which he played, missing four because of injury ... Totaled 43 tackles, fifth on the team ... Had a career-high nine tackles vs. Vanderbilt, plus the first interception of his collegiate career.
2011 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games and garnered more field action as the season progressed ... Finished with 16 tackles ... Got his first collegiate start in his home state of Georgia and collected a season-high five stops ... Recovered a fumble vs. Florida.
High School: First-team all-state in Class AAA as chosen by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Standout running back and defensive back who also excelled on special teams ... Region Offensive Player of the Year ... Senior season featured two interceptions and nine pass breakups on defense while rushing for approximately 1,340 yards and 15 touchdowns on the offensive side ... Threw three passes during the season and all three were completed for touchdowns ... Well known for an amazing play during his senior year ... Picked up a fumbled snap, made an unscripted run around right end and hurdled a defender en route to a touchdown ... The play became known as the "Lowery Leap," was shown on ESPN and became an internet sensation, drawing more than a million views ... Displayed remarkable versatility, a two-way starter all four years ... Started three seasons at cornerback, one season at safety, three seasons at running back and one season as a wide receiver ... Also returned punts and blocked three opponent kicks during his career ... Participated in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game following his senior season, playing cornerback while helping the North team to a 22-0 shutout ... Was one of five players picked "first team" among the game's stars by UGAsports.com ... Has run the 40-yard dash under 4.6 seconds ... Coached by Tommy Flowers and Greg Seagraves ... "Ashely is a Jim Thorpe-ish type of player," Flowers said. "He can do a lot of different things and we put him wherever we needed something done. He's also an unselfish player." ... Also played basketball, earning all-region honors his senior season ... Honor-roll student who received a scholar-athlete award from his school.
Personal: Born in Demorest, Ga. ... Son of Debbie Pruitt ... Has a cousin, Gary Moss, who played football for the University of Georgia ... Major is sociology.
Community Cats: Speaker at Leestown Elementary (2011) ... Helped at the Big Blue U Move-In (2011, `12) and with God's Pantry (2012).
Ashely Says ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: Earl Thomas ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: mentor, coach ... I couldn't live without my: family and friends ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: Jordan's flu game with sideline passes ... The coolest thing about UK is: the fan base and countless opportunities ... Something people might not know about me is: I'm from the country, I like hunting and four wheeling.

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2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium