Tyler Sargent
Tyler Sargent

Graduate Assistant - Offense

Former UK quarterback Tyler Sargent is in his second season as a graduate assistant coach. He will assist offensive coordinator Neal Brown with the quarterbacks.

Last season, Sargent served as the offensive graduate assistant coach for the Wildcats and was the football operations GA in 2011.

As a student-athlete at Kentucky, Sargent saw varsity action as a quarterback his sophomore and junior seasons before deciding to forgo his senior year of eligibility since he had already finished his undergraduate education. Sargent started his UK career with a redshirt season in 2007 before he spent time as the scout team quarterback in 2008, when he earned Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors leading up to UK's game against Arkansas. In 2009, Sargent played in two games, helping UK defeat Miami (Ohio) and Eastern Kentucky, while also serving as the placekick holder vs. EKU. Sargent played in four games in 2010.

During his four years as a Wildcat, Kentucky went to bowl games every season, including Music City Bowl wins in 2007 and 2008. Sargent was also strong in the classroom, earning Southeastern Conference Honor Roll accolades all three seasons he was eligible to earn the honor.

Sargent, a native of Waynesville, Ohio, was a standout football player at Clinton Massie High School in Clarksville, Ohio, where he led the team to the South Central Ohio League Championship as a senior. Sargent was named first-team All-South Central Ohio League his senior year, while he also earned letters in basketball, baseball and track.

Sargent graduated from UK with a bachelor's degree in management and is newly married to the former Karley Norris of Bolivar, Ohio.

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