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44  Max Strong
Max Strong

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Trinity HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 183

Position:
Kicker

Experience:
Sq


01/31/2014

59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

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

* SEC Academic Honor Roll (2013)

In the mix for the starting placekicker job following the graduation of Joe Mansour ... Joined the team in the fall of 2012 ... Has worked out as a kicker and punter ... Has shown a great desire to learn and improve.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Practiced with the team.

2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Member of Trinity High School teams that won state championships his junior and senior seasons ... Combined 27-1 record last two seasons ... Named first team all-district, All-Catholic and Academic All-State ... Played kicker, punter and defensive back ... Three-year letterwinner and two-year starter under Coach Bob Beatty ... Senior year stats featured 23 tackles, 40-for-49 touchbacks and a 40.1-yard punt average ... Also played one year of basketball ... Member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, student council and honor roll ... Three-year winner of the Shamrock Award for academic success.

Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. ... Son of Mark and Jackie Strong ... Plans a major in marketing.

Community Cats: Assisted with Big Blue U Move-In (2012).

Max Says ... My favorite TV show is: NCIS Los Angeles ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: owning a car dealership ... I couldn't live without my: oxygen ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: I grew up as a UK fan and my whole family went here ... Something people might not know about me is: I love to go fishing.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium