Ahmad Wagner - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 14


  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 234
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Huber Heights, Ohio
  • Previous School Iowa
  • High school Wayne

2018 – Junior

  • Saw action in 11 games
  • Was a target for QB Terry Wilson four times which drew three defensive pass interference calls

Iowa (Basketball)

  • Played the last three seasons (2015-18) on the basketball team at Iowa for head coach Fran Mccaffery
  • Saw action in 96 career games with 25 starting assignments
  • Scored double figures in six games and led the team in steals eight times and blocked shots six times in three years
  • Averaged 3.1 points and 2.6 rebounds per game, and shot at a 50 percent clip or better all three seasons
  • Totaled 70 assists, 43 steals and 29 blocks in his three-year career
  • Earned the team’s Most Improved Player Award and the inaugural Kenny Arnold Hawkeye Spirit Award as a sophomore 

High School

  • Played just one season of football at Wayne High School for head coach Jay Minton
  • In 15 games as a senior, compiled 1,028 yards on 58 catches with 17 touchdowns. 
  • Earned first-team all-conference, all-state, and all-division accolades and helped lead the Warriors to the state championship game
  • Was a four-time team captain on the basketball team, averaging 15 points and 11 rebounds, while earning all-state and first-team all-conference and all-division honors as a senior
  • Just as he did on the football field, helped lead Wayne to the Ohio Division I state championship game as senior
  • Also played on the All-Ohio Red AAU squad and played overseas in Italy his sophomore year
  • Also ran the anchor leg of the 4×100 relay team who placed fourth at the 2015 Ohio state track meet
  • Excelled in the classroom by maintaining a GPA above 3.5


  • Born in East Haven, Ohio
  • Son of Lee and Teresa Wagner
  • Comes from a family of athletes as his mother ran track and father played football at Jackson State … Brother, Ameer, played football at Texas Southern 
  • Major is pre-communications

Ahmad Says

  • He chose to play football at Kentucky because he liked the coaches and his teammates
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a coach or athletic director
  • Most people would be surprised to know that he’s a talented singer
  • He’s a closet country music fan
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