Got his first varsity action last season, would like to gain more in the coming year ... Made the team as a walk-on in 2006 ... Impressed the coaches with a diligent work ethic ... Has good size and is working to add the strength needed to compete at the collegiate level ... Has played in one game.
2007 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in one game, UK's win over Kent State ... Made two tackles, including one for loss, in UK's junior-varsity contest.
2006 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Three-year letterwinner and starter for John Hardin HS in Radcliff, Ky. ... Played defensive end and tight end ... Named second-team all-area defensive end in both his junior and senior seasons ... Team was district champion and regional runner-up during his senior year ... Recorded 63 tackles and eight sacks as a defensive end and logged three catches with one score as a tight end his senior season ... As a junior, notched 76 tackles, 13 sacks and one interception ... In his first season, tallied 22 tackles and three sacks ... Team went to the state playoffs all three seasons, with a best record of 11-2 and state quarterfinals appearance his senior season ... Coached by Mark Brown ... Two-year letterman in basketball ... Honor-roll student ... Member of DECA.
Personal: Born in Stuttgart, Germany ... Son of Chris and Tina Wiedemann ... Major is community communications and leadership development.