Put his redshirt season to good use ... Came to UK with good lower-body strength and pass protection skills ... Has gained over 20 pounds since his arrival in order to help his upper-body strength and run blocking ... Will be tried at right tackle during the spring.
2013 (Freshman): Redshirt season.
High School: Combines great footwork with tremendous length and playing strength ... No. 38 overall offensive tackle according to Scout.com ... The No. 31-ranked player in the 247Sports composite of the talent-rich state of Ohio ... Ranked No. 5 among the top 50 players in the Cincinnati Enquirer's Greater Cincinnati to watch list of the 2013 ... Played for Larry Cox at Lakota West High School ... Helped his team to an 8-2 record as a senior ... Honorable-mention all-state ... First-team all-district and all-conference ... A former basketball player who exhibits an all-around combination of quickness, balance and strength ... Went to the same high school as former UK fullback John Conner, now a member of the New York Giants ... Member of the track and field team, competing in the shot put and discus.
Personal: Born in Cincinnati ... Son of Latonia Meadows ... Considering a major in entomology or mechanical engineering.