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85  Gene McCaskill
Gene McCaskill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chester, S.C.

High School:
Chester

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 197

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
3L


11/24/2012

Kentucky-Tennessee Postgame Notes

Tennessee 37, Kentucky 17

11/19/2012

Joker Phillips Press Conference Coverage

Held at the Wildcat Den

11/17/2012

Kentucky Downs Samford in Home Finale, Senior Night

Sanders rushes for 123 yards, TD; Whitlow throws for TD and rushes for a second

11/17/2012

Kentucky-Samford Postgame Notes

Kentucky 34, Samford 3

11/15/2012

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

11/05/2011

FB Highlights vs. Ole Miss

Cats Bounce Ole Miss 30-13; Maxwell Smith throws for 283 yards; Trevathan notches 17 tackles and an interception

11/14/2011

FB vs. Vanderbilt, 111211

Kentucky falls on the road to Vanderbilt

11/05/2011

FB vs. Ole Miss, 110511

Cats Bounce Ole Miss 30-13; Williams runs for 111 yards and two touchdowns; Trevathan notches 17 tackles, one INT

Expected to compete for a starting role at one of the wide receiver posts ... Did not participate in the contact portions of spring practice to give additional rest to his knee and he says that it feels better than any time since his original injury in 2010 ... Has good all-around ability and has the savvy to play any of the receiver positions ... Turned in his best single-game performance as a true freshman in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl ... Has played in 34 games, starting 15 ... Completed his degree bachelor's degree and is working toward a second major.

2011 (Junior): Returned to the field for nine games, starting five ... Caught nine passes for 85 yards ... Had three receptions for 25 yards, including his first collegiate touchdown, in the win over Ole Miss.

2010 (Junior): Did not see game action because of injury ... Redshirted.

2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, starting six ... Caught 17 passes for 163 yards ... Snagged a career-best four passes in the Eastern Kentucky and Clemson games.

2008 (Freshman): Made an apperance in 12 games, including four starts late in the season ... Registered 15 catches for 181 yards for the year ... Had his best game in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl victory over East Carolina with three catches for 64 yards, including a career-long 48-yarder ... Earned his first career start at Mississippi State, snagging two balls for 18 yards.

High School: Named first-team all-state as an all-purpose athlete by the Columbia State newspaper and the High School Sports Report ... Talented playmaker performed at quarterback and wide receiver in high school ... Expected to get a first look at wide receiver in college ... Helped lead Chester HS to the Class AAA state championship game as a senior ... Accounted for more than 2,500 passing, rushing, and receiving yards, to go along with 30 touchdowns in those categories ... Played in the South Carolina North-South All-Star Game ... Clocked under 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... One of the top-11 prospects in South Carolina by the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel ... Coached by Vic Floyd ... An all-state track and basketball player ... Member of a 4x100-meter relay state champion as a senior ... Also ran the 400-meter dash and the 4x400-meter relay ... Honors graduate ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Born in Chester, S.C. ... Son of Eugene and Felicia McCaskill ... Gene's brother, Chris White, played football at South Carolina ... Major is family sciences; now working on second major in community and leadership development.

Community Cats: Participated in an event at a day care center (2010), the Birmingham Boys and Girls Club and the Big Blue U Move-In (2011).

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