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37  Mason Colton
Mason Colton

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Westlake

Last College:
Lincoln

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 250

Position:
Fullback

Experience:
TR


Transferred to Kentucky in January ... Joined the team for spring practice and showed a great attitude and eagerness to learn ... Tough player and a good blocker.

2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not play, used as redshirt season.

At Lincoln: Played one year at Lincoln University (Pa.) before transferring to Kentucky.

High School: Was a four-year starter at Westlake High School ... Coached by Gregory Minnis ... Named All-Fulton County ... Selected to the all-region second team ... Played primarily fullback, linebacker and defensive line ... Two-year letterwinner in track and field, competing in the shot put.

Personal: Born in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of May Youmans ... An uncle, Bernard Youmans, played football at Clark Atlanta University ... Major is community and leadership development.

Mason Says ... My favorite college class so far is: digital art ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: John Conner ... I couldn't live without my: God, Jesus Christ ... The coolest thing about UK is: it's the closest thing to the NFL ... Something people might not know about me is: I was on the dance team and chorus in high school.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium