Sawyer Carrier - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 72


  • position Center
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 250
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Stanford, Ky.
  • High school Lincoln County

2019 – Freshman

  • Practiced with the team

High School

  • Started three seasons at both tight end and defensive lineman for head coach Spencer Crutchfield
  • Had 15 catches for 253 yards and three scores as senior
  • Was a two-time All-District and All-Area honoree
  • Just the second Lincoln County player in school history to earn preferred walk-on status at UK
  • A three-sport standout for Lincoln County
  • Four-year letter winner for the basketball team as a center
  • Four-year letter winner and three-year starter for the baseball team as a shortstop, pitcher and first baseman
  • Named All-District his senior year for baseball
  • Member of the Honor Roll


  • Born in Danville, Kentucky
  • Son of Scott and Gretchen Carrier
  • Has two brothers, Bo Turner and Gatlin Carrier
  • Dad, Scott, serves as the Command Sergeant Major of the 198th Military Police Battalion in the National Guard
  • Major is kinesiology

Sawyer Says

  • Hobbies include customizing vehicles, body work and painting cars
  • One word to describe him on the field is “adaptive”
  • If he could only eat three foods for the rest of his life he would choose soup beans, cooked cabbage, and chicken fingers
  • His passion in life is to serve the Lord
  • The person he admires most is his dad because he’s been through a lot
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