In the thick of the competition for playing time at the talented, deep end positions ... Got some game experience last season ... Has shown good ability, most notably as a pass rusher ... Has worked hard in the weight room, putting on approximately 40 pounds since his arrival.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 12 games ... Got his first starting assignment in the season finale at Tennessee ... Collected 11 tackles during the season ... Best game was four tackles and a fumble recovery against Mississippi State ... Credited with three quarterback hurries.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
Prep School: Attended North Carolina Tech Preparatory Christian Academy in Charlotte for the 2010 season ... Totaled an astounding 17 quarterback sacks during the season ... Coached at North Carolina Tech by Tim Newman. High School: Combined excellent size with noteworthy speed as he originally signed with UK in 2010 ... Has moved his 6-4 frame as fast as 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash and has notched consistent times below 4.7 ... Started at linebacker his senior year at Dreher High School in Columbia, S.C. ... Totaled 121 tackles and four sacks as a senior, along with four caused fumbles, two recoveries and a pass interception ... Started at defensive end as a sophomore and junior ... Notched 82 tackles and 11 sacks during junior season ... Turned in an impressive performance in the summer of 2009 at the Elite 100 Camp in Charlotte, N.C. ... "Has a great first step and is explosive," wrote Mike Farrell, a recruiting analyst for Rivals.com ... Coached at Dreher by Bill Bacon ... Also wrestled in high school, winning a pair of tournaments in the 215-pound class ... Participated for the track and field team in the 200-meter dash, 4x100-meter relay, shot put and discus throw ... Regional champion in the shot put as a junior ... Member of the school's Finance Club.
Personal: Born in Columbia, S.C. ... Son of Lawrence Huguenin and Valerie Huguenin ... Last name pronounced "HUE-guh-nin" ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Participated in events with the Big Blue U Move-In (2011, `12), God's Pantry (2012, `13). Indian Summer Camp (2012) and Shooting at Success (2013)
Farrington Says ... My favorite thing about Coach Stoops is: he got swagg ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: to fly planes ... If I could be on any reality TV show I would choose: Operation Repo ... My favorite part about game day is: seconds before coming out of the tunnel ... My hidden talent is: I can stand on my hands for awhile.