Jason Patterson - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 26


  • position Running Back
  • height 5-10
  • Weight 203
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Sneads, Fla.
  • High school Sneads

High School
• Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals, 247Sports and
• Each recruiting service considered him a top 50 running back in the class
• Coached by Bill Thomas
• An all-around athlete who started all for seasons and played quarterback, running back, free safety and linebacker at Sneads
• Rushed for more than 3,800 yards and 50 touchdowns his junior and senior seasons
• Had 122 carries for 1,195 rushing yards and 16 touchdowns (9.8 yards per carry) as a senior
• Led the state of Florida in rushing as a junior with 2,721 yards and 35 touchdowns in 2022
• Averaged 13.1 yards per carry
• Named a first-team SBLive All-State selection
• Saw some action at quarterback and helped lead Sneads to an 11-1 overall record and an appearance in Florida’s new 1R classification
• A three-sport standout who also runs track and plays basketball
• Averaged 12.2 points, 8.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game as a junior
• Was a state qualifier in the 100-meter dash, placing 11th at 1A meet during his junior track season
• Posted times of 10.97, 11.05, 11.18 and 11.21 in the event while also going 23.86 in the 200-meter dash at a district meet
• Chose Kentucky over reported offers from Boston, Cincinnati, Rutgers and Vanderbilt

• Born in Tallahassee, Florida
• Son of Jason and Elaine Patterson
• Has one sister, Koii Patterson
• Major is family financial counseling

Jason Says
• After football, his dream job is to be a physical therapist
• Three words to describe him are funny, enjoyable and exciting
• The highlight of his life so far has been getting closer to God
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he can sing
• If he could go back in time and change one thing he would work harder in class

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