Luke Wright - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 14


  • height 6-4
  • Weight 206
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Atlanta, Ga.
  • Previous School Cincinnati
  • High school Holy Innocents' Episcopal
2016 – Sophomore
  • Earned his first starting spot vs. Austin Peay as starter Stephen Johnson nursed a sore knee
  • Completed 3-of-4 passes for 28 yards vs. APSU
  • Walk-on who transferred to UK from Cincinnati
2015 – Freshman at Cincinnati
  • Played in four games
  • Rushed once while attempting a pair of passes in the opener against Alabama A&M
  • Ran once for four yards while completing a 16-yard pass against UCF
High School
  • Passed for 1,080 yards and eight TDs and also rushed for 450 yards and six additional scores as a senior
  • First-Team All-Region selection at QB
  • Elected team captain his senior year and led the team to the Elite 8 in the playoffs
  • Played in and was also named captain in the North Fulton/Forsyth Senior Bowl Game
  • Named the North Fulton Forsyth Offensive Player of the Year
  • Four-year letter winner and two-year starter under head coach Ryan Livezey
  • Rushed 26 times for 209 yards and a TD as a junior
  • Was 44-of-87 for 587 yards with 4 TDs
  • Invited to the Elite 11 Atlanta Regionals after his junior season
  • Also was a catcher on the region championship baseball team as a sophomore
  • Member of the Fellowship of the Christian Athletes
  • Born in Atlanta, Ga.
  • Son of Paige and Jon Wright
  • Major is community and leadership development
Luke Says
  • His nickname is “Lucas”
  • His favorite song is “Record Year” by Eric Church
  • One word to describe him on the field is “focused”
  • Other than playing football he enjoys being on a lake
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job would be to work in hotel financing
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