The UK football team defeats Alabama State 48-14, on Saturday, November 2, 2013, in Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.
Emerged as a starter during the second half of the 2013 season ... Turned in a solid spring performance as he continues to improve ... Earned playing time as a true freshman ... Made good on the opportunity and showed bright promise for the future ... Has great desire to be an outstanding player ... Has played in 24 games, starting seven.
2013 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games, starting seven ... Finished with 51 tackles, featuring three tackles for loss, one sack, one interception, one pass breakup and two fumbles forced ... First career interception at Georgia, adding five tackles ... Career-best 10 tackles vs. WKU ... Had three or more tackles nine times. 2012 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games as a reserve linebacker ... Collected 26 tackles, getting a season high of five against Vanderbilt and Mississippi State ... Also recovered a fumble vs. VU ... Had a pass breakup in the win over Samford. High School: Linebacker who combined good size with outstanding athleticism ... Has been timed as fast as 4.51 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Four-year letterman, three-year starter at Pebblebrook HS in Mableton, Ga. ... Made 85 tackles with three interceptions as a senior ... Also played running back and wide receiver ... Scored 10 offensive touchdowns and three defensive TDs in high school ... All-county selection ... The No. 19 outside linebacker in the nation by ESPN and the No. 17 prospect in Georgia ... Rated as the No. 51 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com ... One of the top-60 prospects in Georgia by 24/7 Sports ... Chosen for a national all-star game but did not play ... Coached by Randall Smith ... Participated in track, competing in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, 110- and 300-meter hurdles, the long jump and triple jump ... National Honor Society ... Participated in community service activities, including mentoring children, with the American Legion and South Fulton Masonic Lodge. Personal: Born in Austell, Ga. ... Named is pronounced "kah-LEED" ... Son of Jacquia Henderson, Larry Conley and Valencia Conley ... Plans a major in media arts and studies. Community Cats: Participated in the Big Blue U Move-In (2012) and packed bags for God's Pantry (2014). Khalid Says ... My nickname is: Lee-do, Shotta, Waka, Blondey ... I wear uniform number 22 because: I've worn it my whole life. The number represents greatness ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: movie writer or video producer ... I couldn't live without my: family ... My hidden talent is: tumbling, backflipping ... The celebrity I'd like to be best friends with is: Floyd Mayweather.