Darren Edmond - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 31


  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 195
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Norman, Okla.
  • High school Paul Laurence Dunbar (Ky.)

2021 – Senior

  • Practiced with the team

2020 – Junior

  • Practiced with the team

2019 – Sophomore

  • Saw his first collegiate action vs. UT Martin
  • Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2018 – Freshman

  • Practiced with the team

High School

  • A three-year starter at wide receiver for head coach Chris Mullins at Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • Led the Bulldogs in receiving as a senior with 156 yards and three touchdowns on 20 catches¬†
  • Also ran for 63 yards and a score

Community Cats

  • Volunteered at William Wells Brown Elementary (2020)


  • Born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • Son of Laurie and Corey Edmond
  • Has one sister, Leah
  • Dad, Corey, is the director of performance for UK Football … Sister, Leah, was a four-time All-American outside hitter for UK’s volleyball team from 2016-19
  • Major is digital media and design

Darren Says

  • Hidden talents are singing and playing the piano
  • The person he most admires is his dad because he pushes him to be great
  • His dream job is to be a sports photographer
  • If he could create a holiday he would call it “National Coach Ed Day” and everyone would wear black and no one would smile
  • The best part of being a Kentucky Wildcat is the support of the Big Blue Nation
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