|10 Jeff Witthuhn
Has good size for a quarterback and showed running and passing ability during his redshirt season ... Wanting to get his talents on the field, coaches plan to take a look at him at fullback during preseason practice.
2012 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Named Greenwood High School Offensive MVP as a junior and senior ... Senior stats featured 1,527 passing yards and 10 touchdowns, while rushing for 625 yards and 14 scores ... Three-year starter under head coach Greg Cavanah ... Helped the Gators to a 2009 regional championship ... Played primarily quarterback and linebacker ... Career-best game came against Hopkinsville, when he was 17-of-20 with 269 passing yards and five touchdowns to go along with 89 yards rushing and two scores; also had seven tackles and one interception on defense ... Three years all-district in basketball ... Lettered one year in track in field, competing in shot put ... Individual state champion in weightlifting as a junior and senior ... Holds the state record for the power clean in the 235-pound class.
Personal: Born in Summit, N.J. ... Son of Tom and Pat Witthuhn ... Major is kinesiology.
Community Cats: Participated in God's Pantry delivery (2013) ... Assisted with Big Blue U Move-In, helping students move into their dorms (2012) ... Volunteered at Special Olympics event (2013).
Jeff Says ... My nickname is: Tebow ... My favorite TV show is: Duck Dynasty ... Other than the NFL, my dream job is: college strength and conditioning coach ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: fans and Keeneland ... The one thing I like most about football is: being part of the team and it's like a family.