|31 Keron Wakefield
Made a good impression while earning a spot on the team ... Has good athleticism and a solid mental makeup ... A coachable competitor, learns quickly and has toughness ... Showed an instinct for the ball with a pair of pass breakups in the Blue/White Spring Game.
2013 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Two-year starter for Coach Oliver Lucas at duPont Manual ... Tied for second on the team in tackles in addition to an interception and nine pass breakups as a senior ... Made 24 tackles with six pass breakups and an interception during his junior season ... Lettered in track as a sprinter for one season ... Named academic all-state.
Personal: Born in Louisville ... Son of Ronald Wakefield ... Father, Ronald, played football at Campbellsville University ... Also related to Jeff Brooks, former Penn State basketball standout who now plays professionally in Italy ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Keron Says ... My nickname is: Roobie ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: working with Nike ... I couldn't live wtihout my: brother, father and all my shoes ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: being a part of the football team ... The celebrity I'd like to be best friends with is: Kevin Hart.