Football

JordanAnthony

  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 5-9
  • Weight 155
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Tylertown, Miss.
  • High school Tylertown

Jordan AnthonyA three-star recruit who ranks as the No. 15 prospect in the state of Mississippi according to the 247Sports and is the No. 44 “athlete” in the nation in the class of 2022 … Has plans to compete in both football and track and field at Kentucky … Helped the Chiefs finish the regular season 10-0 as a senior and advance to the Mississippi High School Athletic Association 3A South Football Playoffs …  Totaled 27 receptions for 525 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior … Also played safety on defense and serving as the team’s primary punt returner … Averaged 23.4 yards per reception and posted a 40 percent touchdown rate … Coached by Eddie Waites …. On the track, the speedster ranked No. 2 in the world for U18 100-meters and No. 3 in the world for U18 200-meters … Named to the 2021 Boys High School All-America Team, the first Mississippi winner since Calvin Smith in 1979, by Track & Field News … Won the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.21 seconds at The Outdoor Nationals Presented by Nike at the University of Oregon on July 2 … Runner-up in the 200 in 20.57 seconds the same day, just eight-hundredths of a second behind the winner … Both times were high school records for the state of Mississippi … Also won the Class 3A 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Mississippi high school state championships on May 6 … Had the fastest 200-meter time of 21.11 seconds regardless of?classification … Named Gatorade Mississippi Track and Field Athlete of the Year in 2021 … Other honors include Adidas Indoor National Champion, Nike Hayward Outdoor National Champion, Adidas Boost Boston Champion and 3A State Champion … Signed with UK over Ole miss, Boston College, Houston, Florida state and Memphis.

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