Football

Tre’vonnRybka

  • position Defensive Lineman
  • height 6-4
  • Weight 275
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Dickson, Tenn.
  • High school Dickson County

2021 – r-Freshman

  • Played in 12 games with one start
  • Totaled 15 tackles, a half sack and two quarterback hurries
  • Earned his first career start in the Vrbo Citrus Bowl vs. Iowa and totaled a career-best four tackles and his first career half sack
  • Had three tackles in the win over LSU

2020 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season
  • Saw his first collegiate action vs. Mississippi State

High School

  • Highly recruited defensive lineman who drew national attention
  • Consensus top-50 defensive tackle recruit, as high as No. 28 by Rivals.com
  • Four-star recruit by Rivals, which listed him the No. 10 recruit in Tennessee
  • 247sports has him as the No. 40 defensive tackle in the US, ESPN has him at No. 44
  • Totaled 170 tackles, including 25 for loss, during his career at Dickson County HS
  • Named to the 2019 All-Dickson County football team by The Dickson Post and was on the Region 6-6A All-Region team
  • Played in the Tennessee East-West All-Star game and tied for the team lead with eight total tackles, including five solo tackles, and a fumble recovery
  • Also participated in track and field in the shot put
  • Four-year starter for head coach Randy Murphree
  • Decided on Kentucky over Oregon

Personal

  • First name pronounced “TREY-vee-on”
  • Born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Son of Ricky and Elaine Newsom
  • Siblings are Maya Rybka, Toni Dunn, Malachi Rybka, Nehemiah Joiner, Nazare Battiste
  • A cousin, Demonta Daniel, played football at Memphis and Tennessee Martin
  • Major is undecided

Tre’Vonn Says

  • His nickname is “Chunky”
  • He chose Kentucky because he loved the atmosphere and the vibe of the coaching staff
  • Other than playing for the NFL, his dream job is to be a collegiate football coach
  • One thing most people may not know about him is that he was adopted by his grandparents
  • Besides football he’s also good at tennis, fishing and longboarding
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