85  Steven Borden
Steven  Borden


Waxahachie, Texas

High School:

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 246

Tight End



61 Student-Athletes Set to Graduate

Commencement Ceremonies Saturday at Rupp Arena


Seniors Shine at Pro Day in Front of Several Dozen NFL Scouts

Kentucky football seniors go through workouts for professional scouts


Kentucky Ranks Second on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sixty-three Wildcats Recognized by the League


59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 59 honorees is second most among the 14 SEC programs


Kentucky-Alabama State Postgame Quotes

Kentucky 48, Alabama State 14


FB vs. Alabama State, 110313

The UK football team defeats Alabama State 48-14, on Saturday, November 2, 2013, in Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.

* SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013)

Contending with Ronnie Shields for the starting role at tight end ... His nice blend of size and athleticism enables him to play tight end or wide receiver ... Former junior-college player who enrolled in January 2013.

2013 (Junior): Three catches for 63 yards and a touchdown on the year ... Scoring catch came in UK's win over Alabama State, racing down the sideline to grab a 38-yard touchdown ... Played in all 12 games.
Junior College: Second-team all-conference tight end at Kilgore (Texas) College ... Caught 11 passes as a sophomore for 181 yards, a 16.5-yard average, and four touchdowns ... Coached at Kilgore by J.J. Eckert.
At Southwestern Assemblies: Played defensive end during the 2010 season at Southwestern Assemblies of God, an NAIA school in Waxahachie, Texas ... Made 35 tackles, featuring 7.5 tackles for loss, including 3.5 quarterback sacks.
High School: Played his senior season as a defensive end at Waxahachie High School, helping team to a 12-1 record and the quarterfinals of the state Class AAAA playoffs ... Earned first-team all-district honors ... Coached at Waxahachie by David Ream ... Played three seasons at Santa Clarita Christian High School in California as a quarterback, receiver and linebacker ... Coached at Santa Clarita by Garrick Moss ... Also played basketball in high school.
Personal: Born in Atlanta, Ga. ... Son of Steve and Sue Borden ... Major is in integrated strategic communications.
Community Cats: Participated in an event with the Special Olympics (2013) ... Helped with service event at Elkhorn Calvary Church (2014).
Steven Says ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: Kelly Slater ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: professional surfer ... My game-day superstition is: putting on my left cleat first ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: the game day atmosphere and the fact that we have the best fans in the country ... The one thing I like most about football is: the intensity and competition.

2015 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium