Football

GrantBingham

  • position Offensive Lineman
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 318
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Johnson County, Ky.
  • High school Johnson Central

Grant BinghamA four-star recruit, considered a top-300 college football prospect in the country … Listed as the No. 3 overall recruit in the Commonwealth via 247Sports … Helped lead Johnson Central to a 51-5 overall record during his four-year prep career, learning under the tutelage of the late and beloved head coach Jim Matney, who passed away in October after complications due to COVID-19 … Named the 2021 4A District 8 Player of the Year after leading the Eagles to a runner-up finish in the 4A KHSAA state championship title race … Named to the Kentucky Sports Radio 2021 All-State Football Team … Member of Johnson Central’s 2019 Class 4A state championship team that went 15-0 … Earned Football University (FBU) Freshman All-America honors in 2018 … Also an excellent tennis player … Along with doubles partner, Brayden Pickle, the duo advanced to Johnson Central’s first regional team tennis championship match … Member of the 2021 regional championship team … Excels in the classroom, carrying a 4.0 grade point average … Received over 20 offers but ultimately chose UK over Notre Dame, Michigan, West Virginia, Northwestern, Arkansas, Miami and Nebraska among others.

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