Charles Moushey - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 84


  • height 6-0
  • Weight 180
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Westerville, Ohio
  • High school Westerville Central

2016 – Junior

  • Saw action in eight games on special teams and charted two tackles

2015 – Sophomore

  • Member of UK’s track and field team 
  • NCAA East Preliminary Round participant where he missed a trip to NCAA Championships by two places
  • Fourth at SEC Outdoor Championships in the pole vault
  • Sixth at SEC Indoor Championships in the pole vault

2014 – Freshman

  • Member of UK’s track and field team as pole vaulter
  • Outdoor – NCAA East Preliminary Championships qualifier
  • Finished fifth at the SEC Championships
  • Season-best clearance at 17’0.75″/5.20M came at the Kentucky Relays
  • Indoor – SEC All-Freshman Team selection in the pole vault as he placed fourth with a clearance at 16’10″/5.13M
  • Set the UK Freshman record in the pole vault at SEC Championships

High School

  • Two-year starter and letter winner as a wide receiver at Westerville Central
  • Senior year stats featured 31 catches for 565 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns
  • Named All-Central District honorable mention by The Associated Press and All-Metro special mention in 2012
  • Caught six passes for 107 yards and two touchdowns as a junior
  • Coached by Mike Marksbury
  • Among the best pole vault prospects out of the state of Ohio
  • A four-year letter winner in track
  • All-State in the pole vault, 4x100m and 4x200m in both his senior and junior seasons
  • Holds Westerville Central High School’s pole vault record clearance 4.88 meters / 16 feet
  • Was runner-up at the 2013 Ohio State Championships after finishing in the top 5 at the 2012 State Meet
  • Has shown multi-event potential as he has amassed some impressive results in the high jump and long jump
  • Chose Kentucky over Indiana and Navy


  • Born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Son of Charles and Tami Moushey
  • Father, Charles, was a wide receiver at Dayton
  • Major is kinesiology/exercise science

Community Cats

  • Stayed after practice to spend time with the Special Olympics (2015)

Charles Says

  • “MooshHis nickname is “
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be in the military special forces…plans to join the Navy after college
  • If he had a hashtag to describe himself it would be #fearless
  • When he’s not playing football he enjoys the gun range, hiking, longboarding, and lifting
  • Most people don’t know that he’s an adrenaline junkie
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