Blake Bone - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 6


  • height 6-5
  • Weight 213
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Woodruff, S.C.
  • High school Woodruff
2016 – Junior 
  • Played in 11 games with five catches for 82 yards
  • Had two catches for 57 yards at Tennessee
2015 – Sophomore
  • Played in 11 games and made one start, ranking fourth on the team with 20 catches for 210 yards with one touchdown
  • Had three catches for 34 yards and a touchdown in UK’s season-opening win over UL Lafayette
  • Finished with a catch in nine of UK’s 12 games
  • Starred in UK’s comeback win over Eastern Kentucky, with seven catches for 85 yards, including a 40-yarder
2014 – Freshman
  • Played in all 12 games
  • Made 14 receptions for 194 yards and two touchdowns
  • Caught two passes for 65 yards in the season-opening win over UT Martin, including a 29-yard TD on his first collegiate catch
  • Also had a season-long 36-yarder vs. the Skyhawks
  • Had a 12-yard TD catch in the win over ULM
  • Had a season-best three catches vs. No. 1-ranked Mississippi State
High School
  • A four-star recruit by Rivals and three-star prospect by, Scout and ESPN
  • Rivals ranked him the ninth-best player in the state of South Carolina and the 49th-best wide receiver in the nation
  • First-team Class AAA all-state as a senior by the High School Sports Report
  • Region Player of the Year
  • Had 72 receptions for 1,247 yards and eight touchdowns
  • Was selected to play in the 2014 Offense-Defense All-American Bowl
  • Also played in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, matching the South Carolina vs. North Carolina all-stars, and caught seven passes for 55 yards
  • Great junior year featured 65 catches for 1,150 yards and 14 touchdowns
  • Was named all-state, all-conference and all-county as a sophomore with 60 receptions for 1,057 yards and 10 touchdowns, helping his team to the state title game
  • Coached by Brian Lane
  • Also an all-state performer in basketball as a junior and senior
  • School’s Male Athlete of the Year
  • Picked Kentucky after offers from Arkansas, Clemson, Louisville, Ole Miss and South Carolina
  • Born in Spartanburg, S.C.
  • Son of Denise Bone and Ron Harris
  • Major is communications
Community Cats
  • Stayed after practice to spend time with the Special Olympics (2015)
Blake Says
  • His nickname is “Ghost”
  • His life’s theme song is “Congratulations” by Drake
  • One word to describe him on the field is “relentless”
  • His favorite part of game day is the Cat Walk when the fans go crazy
  • If he could trade places with one person for a day he would choose Drake
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