Kentucky Football Adds Transfer DJ Waller Jr.

Kentucky Football Adds Transfer DJ Waller Jr.


The University of Kentucky football program added Michigan defensive back transfer DJ Waller Jr., of Youngstown, Ohio, it was announced by head coach Mark Stoops on Monday. He will have three seasons of eligibility remaining.

“DJ Waller is a long, athletic and physical player who is coming in here hungry and ready to work,” Stoops said. “We are excited to welcome him to our Wildcat family.”

DJ Waller Jr., Defensive Back, 6-3, 205, So-Tr, Youngstown, Ohio (Michigan/Chaney)

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 Transferred to Kentucky after one season at Michigan … Has three years of eligibility remaining … Played in 11 games in the secondary and on special teams as a true freshman in 2023, helping the Wolverines amass a 15-0 record and win the College Football Playoff National Championship … Contributed 12 tackles with one pass breakup to earn a varsity letter at UM  … Named the Defensive Freshman of the Week five times during the season for his performances against UNLV, Bowling Green, Indiana, Nebraska and Michigan State … Two-way player at wide receiver and defensive back for head coach Seth Antram at Chaney High School … Totaled 47 tackles with 7.0 tackles for loss, one sack, and one interception on defense … Charted 215 receiving yards with two scores offensively … Helped the Cowboys finish 10-2 in 2022, the school’s first 10-win season in more than 20 years … Named first-team all-state defense, Division III OPSWA All-Ohio … Earned All-District (Northeast Inland) first team in 2022 … A consensus 3-star prospect who was rated the No. 35 athlete in the nation and the No. 20 player in Ohio by

2024 Kentucky Football season tickets are on sale now, with prospective new season ticket holders able to work together with a personal ticketing consultant to compare and purchase available seat locations by submitting a request at this link or by contacting the UK Sales Office at (800) 928-2287 (Option 1). Fans are also able to access to the Kentucky Football Virtual Venue for 360-degrees views from inside Kroger Field.

Those who missed the renewal deadline earlier this month, but would still like to keep their season tickets are encouraged to reach out to the UK Sales Office at (800) 928-2287 (Option 1).

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