| Tyler Sargent
Graduate Assistant - Offense
After spending five years with the UK football program, including four years as a backup quarterback and the 2011 season as a football operations graduate assistant, Tyler Sargent continues his increased role with the team entering his second season as a graduate assistant with UK's offense. Sargent will help UK offensive coordinator Neal Brown with Kentucky's offense.
As a student-athlete at Kentucky, Sargent saw varsity action 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 he 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 honors all three seasons he was eligible to earn the honor.
In 2011, Sargent helped Kentucky's director of football operations and director of football administration with a number of responsibilities.
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.