Kentucky held its annual spring game, the Blue/White game, on Saturday, April 21 at Commonwealth Stadium.
* SEC Academic Honor Roll (2012, 2013)
Two-year starter as the team's long snapper for punts and placekicks ... Has been very steady with his accuracy ... Outstanding student who is a two-year member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2013 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games, missing one game due to injury ... Sustained a badly strained hamstring in the season opener but played with the injury the rest of the season because UK's backup snapper also got injured ... His accurate snaps helped Joe Mansour have one of the best seasons in UK kicking history, making 12 of 14 field goals. 2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Starting long snapper for all 12 games, handling placekicks and punts ... Helped Craig McIntosh become one of the top 10 scorers in school history and Landon Foster become a Freshman All-American. 2011 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: Offensive lineman and long snapper for two years for the Hononegah Indians in 7A football in Illinois ... Started at long snapper his junior and senior seasons, while starting on the offensive line his senior year ... Helped the team finish second in the conference his senior year ... Coached by Tim Schrouge ... Won the National Long Snapping Competition in Las Vegas, featuring more than 100 long snappers ... Also competed in wrestling, baseball and track, lettering in wrestling and track ... Was a conference wrestling champion as a sophomore ... Member of National Honor Society and Reduce the Use of Drugs in Everyone ... Graduated with a 4.0 GPA. Personal: Born in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. ... Son of Tonia Mason and Robert Ruefer ... Had two uncles play collegiate football ... Major is finance. Community Cats: Salvation Army bellringer (2011) ... Helped with the God's Pantry program (2012, `13, `14) and the Big Blue U Move-In (2012). Kelly Says ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: Reese Phillips ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: being an actuary ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: the "Miracle" U.S. Olympic hockey game against the USSR ... My go-to song to get ready for a game is: Good Directions by Billy Currington ... My hidden talent is: I can sing like a bird ... What's the best advice you've ever received? One day your life will flash before your eyes, make sure it's worth watching.