Football

ChancePoore

  • position Kicker
  • height 6-2
  • Weight 210
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Anderson, S.C.
  • High school Westside

2021 – Junior

  • Handled kickoffs for the Wildcats
  • Has a streak of three straight made FGs

2020 – Sophomore

  • Handled kickoffs for the Wildcats
  • Named Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance vs. Vanderbilt … Enjoyed a perfect day, making a 28-yard field goal on the final play of the first half, along with all five extra points
  • Has a streak of three straight made FGs
  • Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2019 – r-Freshman

  • Hit 5-of-9 field goals with a career long of 46 vs. Toledo
  • Has a streak of two straight made FGs
  • Hit 24-of-26 extra points
  • Totaled 39 points
  • Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2018 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season
  • Saw action in three games, his first collegiate game was at Missouri
  • Hit 2 of 4 field goal attempts

High School

  • Rated as the No. 1 punter/kicker in the 2018 class by Prokicker.com
  • Handled punts, field goals and kickoffs for the Rams
  • Named South Carolina 5A Specialist of the Year after hitting 8 of 11 field goals and 26 of 27 PATs as a senior
  • Prokicker.com’s Rick Sang said “A very talented athlete who dominates his position and has shown great work ethic. He is already capable of launching NFL caliber kickoffs and punts”
  • As a junior, converted 16 of 20 field goals with a long of 48, made all 44 extra-point attempts and had 63 percent of his kickoffs go for touchbacks
  • Averaged 37.1 yards per punt in 2016 with 11 inside the 20-yard line
  • Earned the top prospect award for 2017 at the Ray Guy Prokicker.com Kicking Camp
  • Selected to play in the prestigious Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas game, pitting the top seniors from North and South Carolina against one another
  • Member of two regional title teams coached by Scott Earley
  • Also a lettered in soccer and tennis
  • Picked Kentucky early and never really considered other offers

Community Cats

  • Volunteer speaker at Cardinal Valley Rehabilitation Hospital (2020)

Personal

  • Born in Anderson, South Carolina
  • Son of Lewis and Jodi Poore
  • Siblings are Kara Poore and Kinsley Bailey
  • Major is consumer economics and family financial counseling

Chance Says

  • Nickname is “Chance”
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a mortage broker
  • The person who has most influenced him in life is his dad because he pushed him to be the man he is today
  • The three people he would invite to his fantasy dinner are Lebron James, Alex Caruso and Adam Sandler
  • His sports hero is Chandler Catanzaro
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