Chy Rivers - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 36


  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 5-8
  • Weight 181
  • class Sophomore

2023 – Freshman
• Practiced with the team
• Dean’s List (Fall 2023)
• SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

High School
• Three-year letterwinner and starter for head coach Stefan Lefors at Parkview Baptist School
• A versatile player who saw action at running back, wide receiver, quarterback, defensive back, linebacker, kick returner and punt returner
• Totaled 58 total tackles, including 49 solo and also had 600 yards receiving and 300 yards rushing for the Eagles as a senior… Totaled 1,000 yards as a kick returner and punt returner
• Helped Parkview go 29-12 during his prep career Advanced to the state championship game as a freshman with an 8-2 mark
• Named second-team All-District honors as a kick returner his sophomore season
• Lettered one season in track & field
• Picked UK over LSU, Grambling and Jackson State

• Full name is Chy’lon Rivers
• Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
• Son of Charla and Charles Rivers
• Has one sister, Carter
• Cousins are Dak Prescott, Keenan Lewis and Warrick Dunn
• Major is psychology

Chy Says
• His nickname is “Chy”
• He chose Kentucky because he loved the atmosphere and energy
• After football, his dream job is to be a trainer or physical therapist
• Three words to describe him are genuine, honest and fun
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he can sing

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