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13  Jared Leet
Jared Leet

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Powell, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy Orange

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 196

Position:
Holder

Experience:
2L


09/28/2013

Kentucky Falls to No. 20 Florida

Cats score on 25-yard fake field goal

09/28/2013

Kentucky-Florida Postgame Quotes

Florida 24, Kentucky 7

01/25/2013

46 Wildcats on 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 46 tied for fourth amongst the 14 SEC programs

10/27/2012

Cats Fall at Missouri

Freshman J.D. Harmon gets two interceptions, six tackles

09/14/2014

FB at Florida, 091414

Football lost a heartbreaker to Florida 36-30 in triple overtime on Saturday, September 13, 2014

* SEC Academic Honor Roll (2012)

Two-year regular as the team's holder for placekicks ... Has done a steady job in that role ... Has quick hands as a former high school quarterback ... Originally signed with Morehead State but changed his mind and decided to follow his dream of playing at Kentucky ... Joined the team as a walk-on in 2011 ... Has played in 24 games.

2013 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 12 games as the placekick holder, helping Joe Mansour have a great year, going 12 of 14 in field goals and 28 of 30 in extra points ... Executed a perfect over-the-shoulder lateral to Mansour on a fake field goal vs. Florida, as Mansour ran 25 yards for a touchdown.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 12 games as the placekick holder ... Helped kicker Craig McIntosh finish his career as one of the top-10 scorers in school history.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Was a quarterback and punter for Olentangy Orange, starting two seasons ... Helped the team to a conference championship his junior season, going 9-3 ... Had his best year statistically his senior year, passing for over 700 yards and rushing for over 300 yards ... He also averaged 40 yards per punt his senior year ... Named all-district and all-conference his junior and senior seasons ... Coached by Brian Cross ... Lettered three years in baseball and two years in basketball ... Was all-conference his sophomore, junior and senior year in baseball ... Earned Scholar-Athlete distinction his senior year.
Personal: Born in Columbus, Ohio ... Son of Donny and Karen Leet ... Father was a student-athlete at Louisville and Georgetown College, while his uncle Steve Bush played baseball at Kentucky ... Major is communication.
Community Cats: Participated in the Big Blue U Move-In (2012).
Jared Says ... My nickname is: J-Bizz ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: Canelo Alvarez ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: boxing trainer ... I couldn't live without my: family ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: being at my dream school ... What's the best advice you've ever received? Life is 10 percent what happens to you, 90 percent of how you react to it.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium