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24  Blake McClain
Blake McClain

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Winter Park, Fla.

High School:
Winter Park

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 194

Position:
Cornerback

Experience:
1L


09/27/2014

Kentucky-Vanderbilt Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 17, Vanderbilt 7

11/30/2013

Kentucky Football vs. Tennessee -- Postgame Notes

Kentucky Football vs. Tennessee -- Postgame Notes

11/09/2013

Kentucky-Missouri Postgame Notes

Missouri 48, Kentucky 17

10/05/2013

Kentucky-South Carolina Postgame Notes

South Carolina 35, Kentucky 28

09/28/2013

Kentucky-Florida Postgame Notes

Florida 24, Kentucky 7

11/29/2014

FB at Louisville, 112914

Kentucky falls to Louisville 44-40 in the annual Governor's Cup game between the in-state rivals

11/01/2014

FB at Missouri, 110114

The UK football team falls to Mizzou at Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

11/01/2014

Kentucky @ Missouri

USATSI Gallery, Football -- 11/1/14

10/25/2014

FB vs. Mississippi State, 102514

Football falls to top-ranked Mississippi State 45-31 on Saturday, October 25, 2014

10/11/2014

FB vs. ULM, 101114

Football defeats ULM 48-14 on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

His performance was one of the pleasant developments of the 2013 season ... Officially listed as a cornerback, he evolved into the team's nickelback, a combination defensive back/linebacker that requires excellence in pass defense and run support ... Played so well that the coaches started him for the final 11 games of the season, seldom using a third linebacker because of the efficiency of his play.

2013 (Freshman): Turned in a fine performance at nickelback, recording 59 tackles, which was tied for the third-most on the squad ... Tied for the team lead in pass breakups with five ... Had one sack and one fumble forced ... Career high 12 tackles vs. Georgia ... Had five or more tackles six times ... Played all 12 games, starting the last 11 of the season.
High School: Versatile defensive back could be either a cornerback or safety on the collegiate level ... Considered the nation's No. 66 safety by ESPN.com, which says McClain's strengths are zone coverage, ball skills and run support ... The No. 61 cornerback by Rivals.com ... Good senior season at Winter Park (Fla.) HS, gathering 60 tackles and three interceptions, including one for a touchdown ... Ended his high school career with nine picks ... Also played wide receiver, with two receiving touchdowns his senior season ... Ranked as the No. 25 prospect on the Orlando Sentinel's 2013 Central Florida Super60 ... The Orlando Sentinel wrote that McClain "has top-notch footwork and an ability to keep his hips parallel to the line of scrimmage to keep quarterbacks at bay." ... Named a Central Florida All-Star ... Coached by Larry Gergley ... Has been timed at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... All-around athlete who also played basketball.
Personal: Born in Orlando, Fla. ... Son of Marlon McClain and Kelli Edwards ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Participated in Read Across America (2014).
Blake Says ... My nickname is: Goldy ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: ball in the NBA ... I couldn't live without my: family ... My favorite part of game day is: playing with your brothers ... My go-to song to get ready for a game is: Over by Drake.

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2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium