Daniel Mincey - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 51


  • position Offensive Lineman
  • height 6-4
  • Weight 290
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Pompano Beach, Fla.
  • High school Cardinal Gibbons

High School
• A versatile two-way lineman for head coach Matt DuBuc at Cardinal Gibbons
• Played center, tackle and guard and helped lead Cardinal Gibbons to a 9-4 overall mark as a senior with an appearance in the Regional Finals
• As a junior, helped the Chiefs go 11-2 and advance to the regional finals of Florida’s new 2M playoffs
• Earned the team’s Offensive Lineman of the Year as a junior and senior
• Part of the 4A 2021 state championship team as a sophomore
• Also played basketball and threw the javelin on the track & field team
• Chose Kentucky over Coastal Carolina, Appalachian State and Toledo

• Born in Pompano Beach, Florida
• Grandson of Barbara Mincey
• Has one brother, Gerald, a senior offensive lineman for the Wildcats
• Major is undecided

Daniel Says
• Nickname is “Big Red”
• He chose Kentucky because it’s family
• Besides playing football and other sports, he’s good at writing poetry and being creative
• Three words to describe him are wise, different and honcho
• His sports hero is his brother Gerald because he encouraged him to start playing football

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