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BryceOliver

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 215
  • class Redshirt Sophomore
  • Hometown Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • High school Dillard

2020 – Sophomore

  • Played in just six games after being hampered by injury
  • Saw his first action of the season at Tennessee
  • Totaled two catches for 14 yards
  • Has one catch for six yards vs. Vanderbilt and one catch for eight yards in the bowl win over NC State


2019 – r-Freshman

  • Saw action in 12 games
  • Did not see action vs. Tennessee due to injury
  • Had six catches for 111 yards (fifth-most yards) and a score
  • Also had two tackles (vs. Toledo and vs. Missouri)
  • Caught a career-best two passes in the win over Vanderbilt
  • Hauled in a career-long 44-yard pass in the second quarter vs. Missouri, setting up a touchdown
  • Saw his first collegiate action vs. Toledo in the season opener and his first catch was a 32-yarder for a touchdown in the third quarter


2018 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season


High School

  • Dual-sport athlete, also a star basketball player
  • Three-star prospect by all major recruiting services
  • Helped lead the Panthers to a district championship in 2016, catching 76 passes for 1,112 yards and five touchdowns
  • Coached by Lorenzo Davis
  • Rejoins former teammate Jordan Wright at UK
  • Teammates with fellow signee Stanley Garner
  • Chose Kentucky over UCF and Louisville


Personal

  • Born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Son of Theresa Oliver
  • Has one brother, Brenden
  • Major is health promotion


Bryce Says

  • Nickname is “Westbrook”
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a strength/conditioning coach
  • The celebrity he sometimes gets mistaken for is Russell Westbrook
  • The last time he was moved to tears was when his father passed away
  • If he could create a holiday, it would be called “National Free Air Jordan Day”
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