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UK football junior Jacob Lewellen to be honored during 2012 Sugar Bowl in New Orleans
Kentucky 10, Tennessee 7
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Has been productive when the opportunity has arisen ... Impressed the coaches with his attitude and work ethic in practice ... Has good understanding of the defensive scheme ... Working to add the strength necessary for a collegiate defensive lineman ... Has played in three games ... Very dedicated to community service (see list at end of bio) and earned a nomination for the National Good Works Team sponsored by the American Football Coaches Association.
2010 (Sophomore): Played against Western Kentucky University and Akron ... Made a tackle for loss vs. WKU ... Two-time defensive Scout Team Player of the Week, helping the Wildcats prepare for Louisville and Ole Miss.
2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in one game, UK's win over Eastern Kentucky ... Made his first collegiate tackle against the Colonels.
2008 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Three-year starter at Manual High School ... Played defensive end and also protected the quarterback on the other side of the ball at tackle and guard ... Named to all-district team after senior year, when he helped the squad to a 10-2 record ... Nominated team captain prior to final season ... Accounted for 18 tackles and 27 pancake blocks over his career ... Coached by Joe Nichols ... Also played one year of basketball at center ... Named to the academic honor roll ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Enjoys weightlifting and video games in his spare time.
Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Jerald and Lisa Lewellen ... Major is management.
Community Cats: Participated in events at a retirement center (2009), a community center (2009) and Read Across America (2010) ... Spent his 2010 spring break on a mission trip to Nicaragua with Athletes in Action ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children's Hospital (2011).