Sam Babbush - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 38


  • position Kicker
  • height 5-10
  • Weight 150
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Beachwood, Ohio
  • High school Beachwood

2019 – Freshman

  • Practiced with the team

High School

  • Three-year starter for head coach Damion Creel
  • Hit 4-of-5 field goals and 28-of-28 PATs as a senior
  • Also handle kickoffs … 90 percent of his kicks ended in a touchback
  • Lettered one season on the Bison soccer team  
  • Chose Kentucky over Akron, Bowling Green, Eastern Michigan and Florida Atlantic


  • Born in Buffalo, New York
  • Son of Melissa and Jeff Babbash
  • Has one brother, Max
  • Major is undeclared

Sam Says

  • One word to describe him on the field is “consistent”
  • His sports hero is his Julian Edelman because he was doubted and now is one of the best NFL players in the game
  • After his football career, he would like to be in the real estate business or be a head hunter
  • His pregame routine that helps him stay focused is to listen to music and visualization while stretching
  • The best advice he’s ever received is short and simple “don’t give up”


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