Justin Kattus - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 44


  • position Tight End
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 216
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • High school St. Xavier

High School
• Four-year letter winner and two-year starter for head coach Steve Specht at St. Xavier
• Played on the offensive and defensive line as a senior … Also spent some time at tight end and linebacker during his prep career
• Helped lead the Bombers to a 7-5 overall record with a second round appearance in the Ohio playoffs
• Two-year letter winner on the rugby team as a flanker and inside center
• Chose Kentucky early and never really considered other schools

• Name is pronounced Justin “KAT-us”
• Born in Cincinnati, Ohio
• Son of Lisa and Eric Kattus
• Has two brothers, Josh and Tucker
• Dad, Eric Kattus, was a tight end at Michigan from 1982-85 and went on to a seven-year career in the NFL, playing six years with the Cincinnati Bengals and one with the New York Jets … Brother, Josh, is a junior tight end for the Wildcats
• Major is undecided

Justin Says
• Nickname is “Katt Daddy”
• Besides playing football, he’s also a really good bowler
• After football, his dream job is to be a financial advisor
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he can sing, dance and play the piano
• The highlight of his life so far has been returning an onside kick for a touchdown

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