The University of Kentucky football team fell to Florida 24-7 at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, September 28, 2013.
Part-time starter and the team's second-leading receiver in 2013, fine accomplishments for a true freshman ... Showed the speed and athleticism that made him a coveted prospect coming out of high school ... Looks to earn a full-time role and increase his production this year ... Also could contribute as a punt or kickoff returner.
2013 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games with six starts ... Second on the team in receiving with 32 catches for 338 yards and two touchdowns ... First career touchdown at South Carolina, where he caught four passes for 36 yards ... Career-high six catches against Florida ... Caught three passes for a career-best 72 yards vs. Louisville ... Rushed the ball 12 times for 91 yards, including a 33-yard run against WKU. High School: Dynamic playmaker who was all over the field offensively ... Played running back, wide receiver and returned kicks ... Produced eye-popping numbers ... First-team all-state as a junior and senior by the Louisville Courier-Journal ... Also all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and a member of the Lexington Herald-Leader "Class of the Commonwealth" ... Rushed for 1,306 yards and 25 touchdowns his senior season, averaging an amazing 15.7 yards per attempt ... Caught 33 passes for 1,004 yards and 16 TDs, averaging more than 30 yards per reception ... Opponents kicked off to him only three times and he returned them all for touchdowns ... Had equally incredible numbers his junior season ... Rushed 62 times for 1,382 yards, averaging 22.3 yards per carry, and 20 touchdowns ... Also had 38 receptions for 1,100 yards, a 28.9 average, and 18 touchdowns his junior campaign ... Versatility made him difficult to define as he ranks as the nation's No. 23 running back by 247Sports.com, the No. 28 athlete by ESPN.com and the No. 46 wide receiver by Scout.com ... Five-time state champion in track ... Won the 100-meter dash as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Also the 200-meter state titlist as a junior and senior. Personal: Born in Frankfort, Ky. ... Son of Melinda Watts ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Community Cats: Participated in Read Across America (2014). Ryan Says ... My nickname is: Rimmons ... Other than football, the UK Athletics team I enjoy watching the most is: track and field ... I couldn't live without my: family, phone and food ... My hidden talent is: I can fish ... Something people might not know about me is: I have a twin sister ... The celebrity I'd like to be best friends with is: Kevin Durant.