Drew Schlegel - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 46


  • position Tight End
  • height 5-11
  • Weight 218
  • class Junior
  • Hometown Parker, Colo.
  • High school Regis Jesuit
2019 – Junior
  • Saw action in all 13 games
  • Got his first career catch vs. the Gators for 12 yards
  • Had two kick returns, one for three yards at Miss. State and one for six yards vs. Louisville
  • Named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
2018 – Sophomore
  • Saw action in 11 games and totaled four tackles on special teams
  • Named to Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 – r-Freshman
  • Practiced with the team
  • Named to Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2016 – Freshman
  • Redshirt season
  • Dean’s List (Spring 2017)
High School
  • Three-year starter and team captain at Regis Jesuit for Coach Mark Nolan
  • Charted 115 tackles, including 83 solo tackles, 16 tackles for loss, five sacks, three interceptions and two defensive touchdowns as a senior
  • Totaled 100 tackles in his junior season
  • Also lettered two seasons as a back for the rugby team, leading the Raiders to a state championship his senior season
  • Picked UK over Wyoming, Colorado State and San Diego for football and Army West Point for rugby
  • Born in Conifer, Colorado
  • Son of Mike and Angela Schlegel
  • Has one sister, Ally
  • Mike was a defensive tackle and team captain at Kentucky from 1992-95
  • On track to graduate in May of 2020 with a degree in finance
Drew  Says
  • He chose Kentucky because his dad played at UK, his dream was to play for the Wildcats, and it was close to Murray State basketball
  • His sports hero is Isaiah Canaan because he’s the greatest player of all time and he overcame adversity
  • His dream job would be to play for the St. Louis Battlehawks and then become an alpaca farmer
  • Besides playing football, he’s also good at scouting mid-major college basketball
  • The three people he would invite to his fantasy dinner are Isaiah Canaan, Jesus and King Leonidas
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