Football

DaneKey

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 194
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Lexington, Ky.
  • High school Frederick Douglass

Dane KeyConsensus four-star prospect … The top prospect in Kentucky as rated by 247sports and ESPN … One of the nation’s top 40 wide receivers and top 250 overall prospects by both services … Paul Hornung Award winner as the Kentucky Player of the Year … Rejoins current Cats Jager Burton (2020), Beau Allen (2019) and Wan’Dale Robinson (2018) as the three previous winners of that award … Had 959 receiving yards and nine touchdowns as a senior, with all-state teams yet to be selected … First-team all-state as a junior by The Associated Press, Louisville Courier-Journal and Kentucky Sports Radio … Caught 37 passes for 625 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior, plus a kickoff return for a TD … Helped lead team to a 34-5 record during his final three seasons, with trips to the Class AAAAA state finals as a senior and sophomore … Coached by Nathan McPeek … Centerfielder in baseball … Son of Donte’ Key, UK linebacker/defensive end from 1992-95, who was National Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the 1994 inaugural Governor’s Cup game vs. Louisville … Brother of Devon Key, who played at Western Kentucky and is currently with the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs.

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