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27  Shawn Blaylock
Shawn Blaylock

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Lithonia, Ga.

High School:
Stephenson

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 166

Position:
Cornerback

Experience:
RS


08/03/2012

UK Football Media Day Wrapup

Held at Commonwealth Stadium

Has had some tough luck recovering from a knee injury has sidelined him for his freshman season ... Hopes to get back to full speed during the summer so he will be ready to go in August.

2012 (Freshman): Redshirt season as he recovered from a knee injury.

High School: Two-way player, seeing action as a wide receiver and cornerback as a junior and senior at Stephenson HS in Stone Mountain, Ga. ... Projects as a defensive back as a collegian ... Broke the school record with four interceptions in a game ... Senior season totals featured seven interceptions, two fumbles caused, 10 tackles for loss and nine pass breakups ... Earned all-region honors ... Honorable-mention all-state by ESPN ... Team posted a 9-2 record and advanced to the state playoffs both his seasons at Stephenson ... Also played corner his sophomore season at Shiloh HS in Snellville, Ga. ... The nation's No. 77 corner by Scout.com ... Has been timed under 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Coached at Stephenson by Ron Gartrell ... Teammate of current UK signee DeMarcus Sweat ... Has joined former Stephenson products Jabari Johnson, Raymond Sanders and Ronnie Shields at UK.

Personal: Born in Augusta, Ga. ... Son of Alisa Donalson ... His brother, Branden, plays football at Tusculum College ... A cousin, Alexis Burke, plays basketball at Rutgers ... Considering a major in engineering.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium