His story was one of the pleasant developments of the 2012 season ... Injuries in the defensive backfield pressed him into service and he responded with a remarkable performance for a true freshman ... Showed excellent coverage skills, leading the team in pass breakups, and had good tackling ability ... Put the offseason to good use as he added about 15 pounds in the weight room.
2012 (Freshman): Played in 11 games, including six starts ... Made 25 tackles, with a high of seven stops at Arkansas ... Led the team in pass breakups with five.
High School: Helped Middletown (Ohio) HS to three-consecutive 10-win seasons and berths in the state playoffs ... Third-team All-Ohio by The Associated Press as a senior ... Intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown, and had 10 pass breakups ... Ran the 40-yard dash in 4.37 seconds ... His speed also indicated by the fact that he returned two kickoffs for touchdowns as a junior ... Three-year starter ... Had five interception returns for touchdowns during his career ... Was invited to play in the Ohio North-South All-Star Game and the "Big 33" Ohio vs. Pennsylvania All-Star Game ... The No. 63 prospect in Ohio by ESPN and also the nation's No. 68 cornerback ... The No. 102 prospect in the six-state Midwest area by SuperPrep ... Coached by Troy Everhart and Jason Krause ... Ran in the 100-meter dash and the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relays ... Best time in the 100 is a swift 10.5 seconds.
Personal: Born in Middletown, Ohio ... Son of Tia Herndon ... Cousin of Kelly Herndon, who played in the NFL for Seattle, Denver and Tennessee ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Helped with the Big Blue U Move-In (2012) and Read Across America (2013).
Cody Says ... I couldn't live without my: family ... My favorite part of game day is: Cat Walk ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: the fans ... The one thing I like most about football is: the games ... Something people might not know about me is: I was born with six fingers.