Max DeGraff - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 27


  • position Wide Receiver
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 154
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Lexington, Ky.
  • High school Lexington Catholic

2023 – Freshman
• Practiced with the team

High School
• Ranked the 65th kicker in the Class of 2023 and received a 4.5 rating from Kohl’s Kicking
• Four-year starter at Lexington Catholic under head coaches Bert Bathiany and Nigel Smith
• Helped Lexington Catholic to a 10-3 record as a senior in 2022
• Made 58-of-59 extra points and hit 4-of-6 field goals as senior
• Also added 1,425 yards receiving and 21 touchdowns as a wide receiver as a senior
• In 2022, he was chosen as the All-District Player of the Year and was named to the All-City First Team (kicking), All-State First Team (wide receiver) and All-City First Team (wide receiver)
• Also was a four-year letterwinner in baseball, playing shortstop
• Named to the All-District Team in baseball as a junior in 2021

• Born in Lexington, Kentucky
• Son of Julie and Marty DeGraff
• Has one brother, Zach, and one sister, Matthys
• Father, Marty, was a pitcher at Notre Dame (1993-94)
• Major is undecided

Max Says
• His favorite hobby outside of football is golf
• After football, his dream job is to own his own business
• The highlight of his life so far was playing in the Little League World Series
• His favorite family recipe that he can make is buffalo chicken dip
• His sports hero is his dad

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