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7  Daron Blaylock
Daron Blaylock

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga.

High School:
Walton

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 214

Position:
Linebacker

Experience:
2L


10/29/2012

Kentucky Football Notebook: UK Top 10 in First-Time Starters

True freshman walk-on cornerback honored for strong performance vs. Missouri

10/13/2012

Kentucky-Arkansas Postgame Notes

FINAL SCORE: Arkansas 49, Kentucky 7 (game called due to weather with 5:08 to play in the third quarter)

10/10/2012

Phillips Says Wildcats Have Spirited Practice

Kentucky Football Notebook: Warford Second-Team Mid-Season All-America

10/06/2012

Kentucky-Mississippi State Postgame Quotes

Mississippi State 27, Kentucky 14

09/29/2012

Cats Fall to No. 6 South Carolina's Second Half Rally

Whitlow is 14-32 for 144 yards in relief of Maxwell Smith

10/09/2012

Getting to know the Blaylock twins

Daron and Zack Blaylock are twin freshman safeties for the Kentucky football team.

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.

His move from safety to linebacker was one of the best developments of spring practice ... Stationed at weakside linebacker and showed good aptitude at the new position ... Also contributes on special teams ... Twin brother of fellow Wildcat Zack Blaylock ... Has played in 23 games, including one start.

2013 (Sophomore): Posted 17 tackles playing in all 12 games ... Recorded a tackle in 10 of his 12 games ... Posted four tackles vs. Alabama State for a season high ... Spent a majority of snaps on special teams.
2012 (Freshman): Played in last 11 games of the season, including one start ... Made 14 tackles, with a season high of five at Arkansas ... Had four tackles and a pass breakup in his first collegiate game, UK's win over Kent State ... Also broke up a pass at Tennessee.
High School: Played both safety and linebacker in high school ... Second-team all-state in Class AAAAA by the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... Played at Walton HS in Marietta, Ga. ... Helped Walton to a 14-1 record and state runner-up finish in Class AAAAA ... Ranked as the No. 31 inside linebacker in the nation by 24/7 Sports ... One of the nation's top-100 linebackers by Scout.com ... Posted 75 tackles and an interception during his junior season ... Has been timed in the 4.5-second range in the 40-yard dash, an excellent time for a linebacker ... Coached by Rocky Hidalgo ... Also ran track in high school, competing in the 100- and 4-400-meter dashes, along with the 4x100-meter relay.
Personal: Born in Atlanta, Ga. ... Name pronounced same as "Darren" ... Son of Janelle Woods and John Woods ... Also son of Mookie Blaylock, who played 13 years in the NBA with New Jersey, Atlanta and Golden State ... Daron plans a major in integrated strategic communications.
Community Cats: Worked at the Big Blue U Move-In (2012) ... Participated in an event with the Special Olympics (2013).
Daron Says ... My favorite college class so far is: computer integrated studies ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: pro snowboarder ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: Woodstock ... My hidden talent is: Guitar Hero ... Something people might not know about me is: I have a voice of Fergie and Jesus combined when I sing.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium