Jason Patterson - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics


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

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 played quarterback, running back 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 Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Stanford, West Virginia and others. 

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