Shane Hamm - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 19


  • position Quarterback
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 209
  • class Junior

2023 – Sophomore
• Mid-year enrollee
• Transferred to Kentucky after two seasons at Dayton where he played in seven games

2022 – r-Freshman (Dayton)
• Played in seven games
• Completed 63 of 112 passes for 701 yards and six scores with four interceptions
• Team’s second-leading rusher with 92 carries for 423 yards and three touchdowns
• Averaged 4.6 yards per carry
• Helped UD finish with an 8-3 overall record, including 5-3 in the Pioneer Football League
• The Flyers finish tied for second place with Davidson behind St. Thomas but were not eligible for the FCS playoffs as a transitional institution

2021 – Freshman (Dayton)
• Redshirt season
• Named 2021 Scout Team Offensive Player of the Year

High School
• Four-year starter at quarterback for perennial powerhouse Archbishop Hoban
• Played for head coach Tim Tyrrell
• Led the Knights to an impressive 50-3 overall record and three state championship titles in his prep career, passing for a school-record 8,815 yards in his career
• Ranks 12th all-time in passing yards in the state of Ohio
• His 83 career touchdowns rank 20th in the state
• Completed 85 of 121 passes (70 percent completion rate) for 1,750 yards with 16 touchdowns and just two interceptions in his covid-shortened senior season in 2020
• Broke the single-season school records for passing yards and touchdowns
• Earned second-team All-Ohio honors as a senior
• Named the offensive MVP of the Blue-Gray All-American Bowl in Arlington, Texas

• Born in Warren, Ohio
• Son of Tim and Shawna Hamm
• Siblings are Taylor and Tori
• Grew up on a thoroughbred horse farm in Warren, Ohio
• Major is pre-management

Shane Says
• He chose Kentucky so he could compete at the highest level of college football
• Three words to describe him are outgoing, winner and hard worker
• His favorite family recipe to make is chicken piccata
• The best advice he’s ever received came from his mom, “bet on yourself”
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he enjoys working on cars

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