Football

ChancePoore

  • position Kicker
  • height 6-2
  • Weight 221
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Anderson, S.C.
  • High school Westside

2021 – Junior
• Handled kickoff s for the Wildcats
• Has a streak of three straight made FGs
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2020 – Sophomore
• Named Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance vs. Vanderbilt … Enjoyed a perfect day, making a 28-yard fi eld goal on the final play of the first half, along with all five extra points
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2019 – r-Freshman
• Hit 5-of-9 fi eld goals with a career long of 46 vs. Toledo
• Hit 24-of-26 extra points
• Totaled 39 points
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2018 – Freshman
• Redshirt season
• Saw action in three games, his first collegiate game was at Missouri
• Hit 2-of-4 field goal attempts

High School
• Rated as the No. 1 punter/kicker in the 2018 class by Prokicker.com
• Named South Carolina 5A Specialist of the Year after hitting 8 of 11 fi eld goals and 26 of 27 PATs as a senior
• Prokicker.com’s Rick Sang said “A very talented athlete who dominates his position and has shown great work ethic. He is already capable of launching NFL caliber kickoff s and punts”
• As a junior, converted 16 of 20 fi eld goals with a long of 48, made all 44 extra-point attempts and had 63 percent of his kickoff s go for touchbacks
• Earned the top prospect award for 2017 at the Ray Guy Prokicker.com Kicking Camp
• Selected to play in the prestigious Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas game, pitting the top seniors from North and South Carolina against one another
• Member of two regional title teams coached by Scott Earley
• Also a lettered in soccer and tennis
• Picked Kentucky early and never really considered other offers

Community Cats
• Volunteer speaker at Cardinal Valley Rehabilitation Hospital (2020)

Personal
• Born in Anderson, South Carolina
• Son of Lewis and Jodi Poore
• Siblings are Kara Poore and Kinsley Bailey
• Major is consumer economics and family financial counseling

Chance Says
• Nickname is “Chance”
• Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a mortgage broker
• The person who has most influenced him in life is his dad because he pushed him to be the man he is today
• The three people he would invite to his fantasy dinner are Lebron James, Alex Caruso and Adam Sandler
• His sports hero is Chandler Catanzaro

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