Caleb Redd - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 40


  • position Linebacker
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 232
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown St. Louis, Mo.
  • High school De Smet

High School
• Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals, 247Sports and
• The247Sports Composite rankings considered him the No. 54 edge rusher in the country and No. 12 overall player in Missouri
• Three-year starter for head coach John Merritt
• Despite being double- and triple-teamed most of the season as a senior, totaled 49 tackles with 9.0 tackles for loss and 13 sacks along with a forced fumble
• Helping lead the Spartans to the Metro Catholic Conference title on their way to the Class 6 state semifinals for the second straight season
• Named the Post-Dispatch All-Metro Football Defensive Player of the Year
• Earned first-team All-Metro honors by the Post-Dispatch and the St. Louis Metropolitan Football Coaches Association in 2023
• Named to the Missouri Football Coaches Association All-State and All-District teams in 2023
• Helped lead the Spartans to two district titles
• As a junior, totaled 63 tackles with a state-best and 21 sacks, also a single-season school record
• In 2021, he had 45 tackles with six sacks
• Also participated in track as a freshman and sophomore, running the 4×100 relay
• Chose Kentucky over Kansas State, Oklahoma, Southern Cal and Oregon

• Born in St. Louis, Missouri
• Son of Christina and Ricardo Redd
• Siblings are Aliyah Clark, Aljiah Clark, RiKayla Redd, Ricky Redd, Rashad Redd and Trevor Greer
• Brother, Alijah, was a safety at Missouri S&T from 2019-22
• Major is undecided

Caleb Says
• His nickname is “C Redd”
• After football, his dream job is to be a YouTuber
• Three words to describe him are funny, chill and relaxed
• The highlight of his life so far is breaking Mekhi Wingo’s sack record at De Smet
• The best advice he’s ever received was from his brother “if you want it, you’ve got to go get it”

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