Jakob Dixon - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Tight End
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 210
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Louisville, Ky.
  • High school Pleasure Ridge Park

A consensus three-star prospect by all the major recruiting sites … Rated as the No. 6 wide receiver in the Commonwealth by but because of his size and athleticism is being recruited as a tight end/H-back at Kentucky … Coached by Tommy Williams Led all Class 6A schools and ranked fifth in the state in receiving as a senior with 64 catches for 1,089 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns … Averaged 17.0 yards per catch … Named All-District by the Greater Louisville Football Coaches AssociationCaught a team-best 33 passes for 663 yards and nine touchdowns as a juniorAlso had an eye-popping six blocked puntsHis nine receiving touchdowns tied for fifth among the top pass catchers in Class 6A Also on the basketball and track team at Pleasure Ridge Park … Has been clocked at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash …  Will rejoin former PRP teammate Elijah Reed at Kentucky … Chose the Cats over Dartmouth, Murray State, Tennessee State, Eastern Illinois and Eastern Kentucky.

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