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46  Patrick Ligon
Patrick Ligon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Tenn.

High School:
Christian Brothers

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 248

Position:
Tight End

Experience:
1L


05/12/2014

63 UK Student-Athletes Participate in Graduation

Commencement held Saturday

01/31/2014

59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 59 honorees is second most among the 14 SEC programs

04/13/2013

Blue Holds on For 24-23 Win Over White

By Ryan Suckow, UK Media Relations

01/25/2013

46 Wildcats on 2012 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

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

10/29/2012

Kentucky Football Notebook: UK Top 10 in First-Time Starters

True freshman walk-on cornerback honored for strong performance vs. Missouri

04/13/2013

Blue-White Spring Game, 041313

The UK football team held their annual Blue-White Spring Game

- SEC Academic Honor Roll (2012)

His strong blocking earned him playing time last season ... Has become more of a force as a pass receiver as he caught three passes for 27 yards and a touchdown in the Blue/White Spring Game ... Moved to tight end in 2011 ... Had played two seasons in the defensive line before the switch ... Has played in 12 games during his career, including two starts.

2012 (Junior): Played in eight games, seeing more action as the season progressed ... Started against Missouri and Vanderbilt.

2011 (Sophomore): Made the move from the defensive line to tight end.

2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Received reps in four games, including Kentucky's upset win over top-10 ranked South Carolina in Lexington ... Recovered a fumble against Western Kentucky University.

2009 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week once during the season.

High School: Was a big-play performer at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis ... His 60 tackles during his senior season featured a whopping 20 tackles for loss and eight quarterback sacks ... Also caused three fumbles and had eight quarterback hurries ... Named All-Metro Memphis and all-region ... Also chosen All-Super Prep Conference, which is a league comprised of large private schools ... Led the conference in tackles for loss and was second in sacks ... Team went to the state playoffs his junior and senior seasons ... Played in the Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game ... Coached by Kevin Locastro ... "Patrick is a big, strong, physical player," Locastro said. "He's an extremely hard worker, coachable and has a big upside." ... Originally committed to his hometown school of Memphis before changing his mind and opting for the Wildcats ... Participated in the shot put for the track and field team ... Finished third in the state as a sophomore and junior.

Personal: Born in Memphis, Tenn. ... Son of David and Margaret Ligon ... Patrick comes from a football family ... His father, David, played at Memphis ... His brother, David, played at Tennessee ... An uncle, Mike Vogel, played at Texas ... A cousin, Scott Vogel, played at Memphis ... Patrick's grandfather, Don Vogel, played at Texas A&I ... Major is agricultural economics.

Community Cats: Participated in the Big Blue U Move-In (2012).

Patrick Says ... My nickname is: Daddy ... Favorite college course so far: Dinosaurs and Disasters ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: host the TV show River Monsters ... What non-football sporting event would you like to attend? Olympics ... If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: George Washington ... The one thing I like most about football is: everything ... My hidden talent is: air guitar.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium