Kentucky football seniors go through workouts for professional scouts
Cats Recognized by ESPN.com, College Football Performance Awards
Roark rushes 24 times for 124 yards; Guy tallies 14 tackles
Kentucky 10, Tennessee 7
Kentucky 10, Tennessee 7
The University of Kentucky football team snapped a 26-game losing streaking to Tennessee by beating the Volunteers 10-7
Kentucky vs. Tennessee - AP Photo Gallery
Jones, Miller Lead Cats Past Portland; Miller, Jones score 19; Davis adds a double-double
Kentucky vs. Georgia
Kentucky falls on the road to Vanderbilt
Has made steady progress during his career, earning more playing time each season ... Hopes to take on a leadership role this year following the departure of Randall Cobb and Chris Matthews ... A former high school quarterback who has worked to learn the role of a college wide receiver ... Has outstanding height for a receiver ... Also valuable on special teams as a middle jumper on the field goal/extra point block team ... Has blocked six kicks in his career, five extra points and a field goal ... Has played in 38 games with one start ... As a senior in high school, his quarterback coach was current UK assistant Tee Martin.
2010 (Junior): Gathered 12 catches for 170 yards, averaging 14.2 yards per catch ... First career start vs. Ole Miss ... Blocked an extra point vs. Florida for his sixth career blocked kick ... Had a career-long 40-yard reception in the win vs. WKU ... Became a big factor on special teams, making four tackles ... Made some big plays for UK in the win at Louisville, including a 25-yard catch down the sideline to the one-yard line after QB Mike Hartline dodged wouldbe tacklers.
2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games ... Caught five passes for 49 yards ... Blocked extra points against ULM and Eastern Kentucky.
2008 (Freshman): Appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman ... Made his first collegiate start at Tennessee ... Had one catch for 16 yards against Middle Tennessee ... Is a tremendous asset on special teams ... Blocked a field goal in the season opener at Louisville, preserving a scoreless tie that enabled UK to later post the first score of the game ... Blocked an extra point at Mississippi State, the deciding point in UK's 14-13 victory that clinched bowl eligibility ... Blocked an East Carolina extra point in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl victory ... Was named the Special Teams Scout of the Week prior to the win at Louisville.
High School: Combines excellent height and good speed ... Originally a free safety, he moved to quarterback early in his junior year when the team's starting QB was hurt; blossomed at the new position as he developed into a top-notch quarterback ... Honorable-mention all-state as a senior by the Georgia Sportswriters Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ...Two-time Cobb County Player of the Year ... In 18 career starts he totaled 54 rushing and passing touchdowns ... As a senior, he completed 98 of 136 passes (72.1 percent) for 1,552 yards and 15 touchdowns ... Rushed for 1,010 yards and 12 TDs, averaging 7.3 yards per carry ... Rushed for over 1,000 yards as a junior, scoring 18 touchdowns ... Also had five interceptions ... Led North Cobb HS to state playoff berths as a junior and senior ... Coached by Shane Queen ... His quarterback coach as a senior was current UK assistant Tee Martin ... Four-year letterman in basketball ... Honor-roll student.
Personal: Although he came to UK from Georgia, he was born in Lexington ... Name is pronounced "RORK" ... Son of Michelle Holbrook and Ray Gover ... Ray was a UK football letterman from 1985-88 as a defensive back and wide receiver ... Major is agricultural economics.