19  E.J. Fields
E.J. Fields


Frankfort, Ky.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 199

Wide Receiver



Phillips Recalls His Senior Night Memories, Ready for Samford

Kentucky football team to conclude 2012 home schedule vs. Samford on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET


Kentucky-Vanderbilt Postgame Quotes

Vanderbilt 40, Kentucky 0


Joker Phillips Weekly Press Conference Coverage

Held at the Wildcat Den


Blue/White Game Postgame Quotes

Commonwealth Stadium


Phillips Gets Competitive Scrimmage

'Kentucky won today,' Coach Says Afterward

Earned his first significant playing time at wide receiver last season and his goal is to get more in the coming campaign ... Has been a major contributor on special teams, especially in kick coverage, the last two seasons ... Injuries sidelined him his first two years at UK ... Has played in 21 games, starting one.

2011 (Junior): Played in 10 games, including one start ... Caught 10 passes for 89 yards and one touchdown ... Career-best game came vs. Louisville when he caught seven passes for 57 yards and a TD ... Started and earned game captain role vs. Florida.

2010 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games ... One of the top performers on special teams with eight tackles in kick coverage.

2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Sustained a foot injury in August and missed the season.

2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named Scout Team Player of the Week once during the season.

High School: All-around athlete who starred on offense and defense in football and won state championships in track ... Played quarterback and cornerback at Frankfort (Ky.) HS and has been projected as a wide receiver or DB on the collegiate level ... Led team to an 11-3 record and a spot in the state semifinals his senior season ... Had eight interceptions as a senior, adding eight pass breakups, 59 tackles, and five tackles for loss ... At quarterback, he ran for 1,023 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Also passed for 373 yards and five scores ... First-team all-state by the Louisville Courier-Journal ... Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" and the "Kentucky Tremendous 26" listings of the top seniors in the state ... Ran for 1,147 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior, earning all-county and all-district honors ... Career totals feature 2,677 rushing yards and 39 TDs ... On defense, he totaled nine interceptions and 190 tackles ... Coached by Craig Foley ... Played for the winning West team in the Kentucky East-West All-Star Game ... Has been timed at 4.41 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... The No. 4 prospect in Kentucky by, which also lists him as the nation's No. 63 all-purpose athlete ... The nation's No. 45 safety according to ... Participated in basketball and track ... A three-year state champion in the 400-meter dash ... Added the 200-meter state championship as a senior ... Also competed in the 100-meter dash ... Best times included 10.65 seconds in the 100, 22.1 in the 200, and 48.7 in the 400.

Personal: Born in Dayton, Ohio ... Son of Ed and Sandra Fields ... Cousin of Chris Brown, who played for the NFL's Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans ... Major is career and technical education.

Community Cats: Participated in events at the Indian Summer Camp (2009), Ashland Elementary and the Christian Appalachian Project for Pike County (2010) ... Helped with the Big Blue U Move-In (2011).

2015 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium