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Tovani Mizell - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics

TovaniMizell

  • position Running Back
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 210
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • High school Western

Named is pronounced tuh-VON-ee MY-zell … Rated a three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and On3.com … All recruiting services list him among the top 100 overall players in the deeply competitive state of Florida … Rated as the No. 39 running back prospect in the nation and the 44th best overall running back prospect in the class by the 247Sports Composite rankings … Coached by Adam Ratkevich …Suffered a knee injury during fall practice and missed his senior season at Western … Started his prep career in 2020 at Stranahan High School in Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) where he played in the FBU Freshman All-American Bowl … Transferred to Cardinal Newman in West Palm Beach (Fla.) as a sophomore in 2021 and had an impressive season, totaling 1,097 yards of offense (616 rushing and 481 receiving) with 14 touchdowns … Helped the Crusaders post a 9-4 overall record … Named First-Team All-County and earned a spot on the 2A All-State Football Team … Earned the Co-Underclassmen of the Year and received the MVP at the Miami Under Armour Camp … Moved to Hyattsville (Md.) Dematha Catholic for his junior season in 2022 before returning back to Florida for his senior year … Also competed in track … Broke five school records at Cardinal Newman for javelin, 4X100, 4X200, 4×400 and spring medley … Won gold in 4×100 relay at Florida’s 1A track meet in the spring of 2022 … Placed second in the district in the shot put, third in the 400-meters and long jump … Chose Kentucky over reported offers from Alabama, Florida, Louisville, North Carolina, Tennessee and others … Excellent student with a 4.0 GPA. 

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