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43  Cody Jones
Cody Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Williamsburg, Ky.

High School:
Whitley County

Last College:
Morehead State

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 215

Position:
Fullback

Experience:
1L


01/31/2014

59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 59 honorees is second most among the 14 SEC programs

01/25/2013

46 Wildcats on 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 46 tied for fourth amongst the 14 SEC programs

01/27/2012

47 Wildcats on SEC Fall Honor Roll

Student-athletes from football, men's and women's soccer and volleyball represented

10/22/2011

Kentucky-Jacksonville St. Postgame Notes

Kentucky 38, Jacksonville St. 14

- SEC Academic Honor Roll (2011, 2012)

Has been the team's backup fullback for two seasons ... Tried out and made the team in spring 2011 and earned playing time during the season ... Tough player who has the potential to be a very good blocker ... Played linebacker at Morehead State before transferring to UK and moving to fullback ... Has played in four games.

2012 (Junior): Played in the Wildcat win over Samford.

2011 (Sophomore): Played in three games ... Carried the ball twice for eight yards in the win over Jacksonville State.

2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Transferred to UK but did not play football.

At Morehead State: Redshirted as a linebacker during his freshman year in 2009.

High School: Played halfback and linebacker at Whitley County High School, where he was a four-year starter and letterwinner ... Guided team to district and regional championship his senior year when the team finished 12-2 ... Led the Colonels in rushing touchdowns and all-purpose yards his junior season, while he had a record-breaking senior season with 158 rushing attempts for 1,174 yards, 28 touchdowns and 186 total points scored ... Also impressive defensively with 131 tackles, including 101 solo tackles and five forced fumbles ... Blocked six kicks during his senior year ... Best game of his career came against Woodford County, when he rushed 16 times for 139 yards and three touchdowns, while also earning an interception, a forced fumble, a blocked punt and eight tackles ... Left high school with the program's all-time record in points scored and touchdowns ... Two-year captain was named all-district and all-region his junior and senior season, while also being named all-area his junior season ... Coached by Jim Black ... Was the Tri-County Player of the Year and started the Border Bowl All-Star and East/West All-Star games ... Played centerfield for the baseball team for four years, setting a school record for stolen bases all-time and a four-year all-area performer ... Honor-roll student.

Personal: Born in Corbin, Ky. ... Parents are Mike and Melissa Jones ... Father played baseball at Loyola Marymount University ... Major is psychology.

Community Cats: Participated in the Big Blue U Move-In (2011, `12) and an event with the Special Olympics (2013).

Cody Says ... My favorite college class so far: anything Dr. Bausch teaches ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: coaching ... When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Emmitt Smith ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: the fan base ... Something people might not know about me is: I'm a neat freak.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium