Bryant Koback - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • height 6-0
  • Weight 200
  • class Redshirt
  • Hometown Holland, Ohio
  • High school Springfield
Graduated a semester early and enrolled at Kentucky in January of 2017

High School

  • A three-star recruit by 247Sports who is rated the No. 37 running back in 2017
  • Was set to have a standout senior season, even rushing for a school-record 375 yards and six touchdowns in a win over Perrysburg, before suffering a season-ending leg injury the following game
  • Prior to the injury, Koback had rushed 93 times for 1,096 yards and an impressive 21 total touchdowns (19 rushing and two receiving) in four games
  • Also had seven catches for 154 yards and two scores
  • Rushed for 2,015 yards and 31 touchdowns on 194 carries as a junior
  • Named Division II first-team All-State by The Associated Press in 2015
  • Overall, totaled 57 career touchdowns and over 4,400 all-purpose yards in his prep career
  • A four-year letter winner and three-year starter at Springfield who was elected team captain as a junior and senior
  • Coached by Pat Gucciardo
  • Also lettered two seasons in track and field
  • Chose UK over West Virginia, Georgia and Northwestern
  • Born in Toledo, Ohio¬†
  • Son of Mary Koback
  • Major is undecided
Bryant Says
  • His nickname is “Koback”
  • He chose Kentucky because it was the bit fit for him academically and athletically
  • One word to describe him on the field is “fast”
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a mechanical engineer and specialize in the oil industry
  • When he’s not on the field he enjoys hunting and fishing
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