Greg Hart - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 85


  • height 6-5
  • Weight 245
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Dayton, Ohio
  • Previous School Nebraska
  • High school Archbishop Alter
2016 – Junior 
  • Saw action in 12 games
  • Caught six passes for 32 yards
  • Named second-team All-SEC special teams player by in recognition of his outstanding punt and kickoff coverage
  • Missed the Austin Peay game due to injury
  • Caught two passes for 16 yards vs. New Mexico State
  • Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Had an interesting experience in May of ’16 with a one-week service/educational trip to Ethiopia
  • Elected chair of the SEC Football Student-Athlete Leadership Council
  • Co-representative for UK Football’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
2015 – Sophomore
  • Sat out the season after transferring from Nebraska
2014 – R-Freshman at Nebraska
  • Played in nine games, mostly on special teams
2013 – Freshman at Nebraska
  • Redshirt season
  • Named to Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2014 and Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall of 2013 and spring of 2014
  • Active in the community, volunteered his time with Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Uplifting Athletes, Husker Heroes, Husker Hotline and several local hospitals, elementary school and community rec centers
High School
  • Was a standout two-way player at Archbishop Alter High School in Dayton
  • Behind his efforts, Archbishop Alter posted an 8-2-1 record in 2012 and reached the first round of the state playoffs
  • Ended his senior season with better than 30 receptions for approximately 300 yards and three touchdowns
  • All-around athlete who also played defensive end and had better than 60 tackles, including a league-leading 10 sacks and an interception
  • Earned conference defensive lineman of the year honors and was a Division III All-Ohio choice … Impressive junior season, helping the team to a 10-1 record
  • Alter ended regular season with a perfect record in 2011 before losing in the first round of the state playoffs
  • Coached by Ed Domsitz
  • Coming out of high school, he was regarded as one of the top 30 tight end prospects in the country and one of the top 40 overall prospects in the state of Ohio
  • Born in Kettering, Ohio
  • Son of Thomas and Linda Hart
  • Graduated in May of 2017 with a degree in marketing and is currently working on a second degree in communications
Community Cats
  • Participated in a one-week service/educational trip to Ethiopia where he interacted with residents of impoverished communities, visited imprisoned men, helped widows, cared for orphans, and helped renovate houses (2016)
  • Volunteered at TOPSoccer, spending time with mentally challenged children (2016)
  • Volunteered as a Salvation Army bell ringer (2016)
  • Backpack Program volunteer (2016)
  • Visited sick children at UK Children’s Hospital (2016)
  • Stayed after practice to spend time with the Special Olympics (2015)
  • Volunteered for Read Across America Day at Fayette Mall (2015)
Greg Says
  • He chose Kentucky because he had the opportunity to excel in the SEC and be close to his family
  • His favorite movie is Goodfellas
  • One word to describe him on the field is “driven”
  • When he’s not playing football he enjoys playing music and spending time with his dog
  • His passion in life is to make a difference
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