Grant Godfrey - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Linebacker
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 215
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Suwanee, Ga.
  • High school North Gwinnett

Consensus four-star prospect … Ranked the No. 33 player in the state of Georgia by 247 Sports … Ranked the No. 26 outside linebacker in the Class of 2023 by ESPN … As a senior in 2022, led North Gwinnett with 69 tackles … He was credited with 50 solo tackles, 11 tackles for loss, seven sacks, eight hurries and an interception, forced fumble and a blocked punt on the season … Helped North Gwinnett High School to the GHSAA Class 7A Quarterfinals and a 10-3 record in the fall … Before the season began, one of 51 linebackers in the nation named to the Butkus Award High School Preseason Watch List … Last season, totaled 68 tackles, six sacks and an interception and he recovered four fumbles, earning Touchdown Club of Gwinnet First Team honors … Coached by Bill Stewart … Also plays varsity basketball … Son of Randall Godfrey, Georgia linebacker who was named SEC Freshman of the Year in 1992 and earned All-SEC honors in 1993 and 1994 … Father also played in the NFL from 1996-07… Brother of RJ Godfrey, who is a freshman forward for Clemson men’s basketball team … Chose Kentucky over Louisville, NC State, Ole Miss, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, TCU and Tennessee among others.

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