Terhyon Nichols - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Defensive Back
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 180
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • High school Withrow

First name is pronounced tuh-RYAN … Rated a four-star recruit by Rivals, 247Sports, and the 247Sports Composite … On3 listed him the No. 3 overall prospect in the state of Ohio and No. 87 player overall nationally … The247Sports Composite ranked him a top 30 overall player nationally … As a senior, was named to the All-Ohio First Team Defense by the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association and the Ohio High School Athletic Association … Also a first-team all-conference and first-team All-Southwest District selection … Every recruiting service ranked him as a top 35 defensive back in the nation … Totaled 59 tackles, four interceptions, two pass breakups along with two kickoff return touchdowns and one punt return for a touchdown as a senior … Coached by Kali Jones … Helped lead Withrow to a 12-2 record and berth in the state semifinals as a senior … Totaled 59 tackles (46 solo) and three forced fumbles as a junior, helping Withrow to a Cincinnati Metro Athletic Conference (CMAC) Red championship with a 5-0 undefeated record in league play … Named first-team All-CMAC, first-team all-city Div. II (Enquirer), first-team All-Southwest Ohio District and first-team All-Ohio in Div. II … Finalist for Cincinnati Sports Awards’ Defensive Player of the Year … Selected to participate in the Under Armour Next Football Camp series in Columbus in 2022 … Named second-team all-CMAC as a sophomore … Also plays basketball and runs track at Withrow … Set the school record in the 100-meter dash as a junior with a time of 10.6 … Was the CMAC champion in the 100-meters and finished fourth in the region in that event … Ran the 200-meters in 21.56 as a junior … Earned first-team all-conference honors as a junior in track & field … Also excels in the classroom with a 4.55 GPA … Chose Kentucky over reported offers from Cincinnati, Illinois, Louisville, Michigan, Missouri, Notre Dame and Ohio State. 

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