Tyler Couch - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 62


  • position Offensive Lineman
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 276
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Paintsville, Ky.
  • High school Paintsville

2020 – Junior

  • Practiced with the team

2019 – Sophomore

  • Saw his first collegiate action vs. UT Martin
  • Practiced with the team
  • Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2018 – Freshman 

  • Practiced with the team
  • Dean’s List (Spring 2019)

High School

  • Two-year starter for the Tigers
  • Totaled 41 total tackles in his senior year, helping Paintsville finish 11-2 overall as the regional runner-up in Division 1A
  • Coached by Joe Chirico
  • Chose Kentucky over Centre and Georgetown


  • Born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Son of Marsha Couch and the late Joey Couch, who was an All-SEC defensive tackle at Kentucky from 1988-91 … Grandfather, E.A. Couch, played for the UK men’s basketball team from 1956-58
  • Major is sociology

Tyler Says

  • His nickname is “Tee”
  • His hobbies outside of football are fishing, hunting, and basketball
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a dermatologist
  • The most famous person in his cell phone is Tim Couch
  • His favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption
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