UK's 59 honorees is second most among the 14 SEC programs
* SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013)
Competing for the starting placekicker job ... Joined the team in the fall of 2012 ... Has worked out as a kicker and punter ... Has shown a great desire to learn and improve.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Practiced with the team. 2012 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: Member of Trinity High School teams that won state championships his junior and senior seasons ... Combined 27-1 record last two seasons ... Named first team all-district, All-Catholic and Academic All-State ... Played kicker, punter and defensive back ... Three-year letterwinner and two-year starter under Coach Bob Beatty ... Senior year stats featured 23 tackles, 40-for-49 touchbacks and a 40.1-yard punt average ... Also played one year of basketball ... Member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, student council and honor roll ... Three-year winner of the Shamrock Award for academic success. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Mark and Jackie Strong ... Double major in management and finance. Community Cats: Assisted with Big Blue U Move-In (2012) ... Participated in an event at Indian Summer Camp for child cancer survivors (2013) ... Also helped at an event at Picadome Elementary School (2014). Max Says ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: LeBron James ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: owning a car dealership ... I couldn't live without my: family ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: being at and playing football for the school my whole family attended ... My hidden talent is: bowling left-handed ... Something people might not know about me is: I can draw.