Football

ChrisLewis

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 6-4
  • Weight 202
  • class Redshirt Freshman
  • Hometown Pleasant Grove, Ala.
  • High school Pleasant Grove

2021 – Freshman
• Saw action in four games (ULM, New Mexico State Louisville and Iowa)
• Redshirt season

High School
• A four-star recruit by 247sports and rated as one of Alabama’s top 10 players
• Finished his senior season with 70 receptions for 1,235 yards and 19 touchdowns in helping Pleasant Grove finish 12-3 overall
• Averaged 17.6 yards per catch
• Helped lead the Spartans to back-to-back Class 5A state title games (2019 and 2020)
• Led the Spartans with six catches for 111 yards and two scores in the state title game in 2020
• Earned first-team Birmingham All-Region by AL.com
• Named a 2020 Sports Illustrated First-Team All-American
• Earned honorable mention All-State honors by the Atlanta Journal Constitution
• Caught four passes for 57 yards and two scores in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic in 2020
• Named Birmingham Area Athlete of the Week after finishing with six catches for 84 yards and two scores in the Spartans’ win over Ramsay to advance to the AHSAA 5A state championship game
• Totaled 75 catches for 1,398 yards and 20 touchdowns as a junior
• Two-year starter for head coach Darrell LeBeaux
• Also played basketball at Pleasant Grove, averaging 15 points, 11 rebounds, three blocks and three assists per game as a small forward in 2020-21
• Earned second-team All-State in basketball and was named the 2021 Birmingham Athlete of the Year by AL.com
• Inducted into the PGHS Hall of Fame which is an award voted on by teachers
• Had more than 47 offers but ultimately chose Kentucky over Texas A&M, Ole Miss and Notre Dame

Personal
• Born in Pleasant Grove, Alabama
• Son of Camilla and Detrick Lewis
• Siblings are Erica Johnson and Detrick Lewis II
• Major is pre-mechanical engineering

Chris Says
• He chose Kentucky because he felt at home and wanted to help change the offense
• After football, his dream job is to be an NFL coach
• Three words to describe him are outgoing, funny, and determined
• The best part of being a Kentucky Wildcat is that he gets to play in the best conference (SEC), for the best head coach in Mark Stoops

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