• position Offensive Lineman
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 332
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Sanford, Fla.
  • High school Sanford Seminole

• Two-time team captain
• Five-year letterwinner
• Played in 43 career games with 37 starting assignments
• Key cog on the “Big Blue Wall” who has been recognized for the Joe Moore Award, given to the nation’s top offensive line, five of the last six seasons, including finalists in 2021
• Earned numerous community service awards throughout his career for his involvement with the American Heart Association

2023 – %Senior (Team Captain)
• Elected to return for a sixth year, taking advantage of the NCAA’s ruling to grant an extra year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic
• Saw action in just six games due to a knee injury
• Reese’s Senior Bowl Watch List

2022 – Senior (Team Captain)
• Elected one of seven team captains
• Preseason Second-Team All-SEC (Coaches)
• Preseason Second-Team All-SEC (Media)
• Preseason Third-Team All-SEC (Phil Steele)
• Preseason HM All-America (Pro Football Network)
• Reese’s Senior Bowl Watch List
• Did not play vs. Georgia

2021 – Junior
• Has played in 25 career games with 21 starts
• Started in all 13 games
• One of 11 FBS players named to the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for his volunteer work with the American Heart Association
• Received the Central Kentucky American Heart Association’s Finn Collier Service Award for his volunteer work in helping spread heart health awareness
• Named to the SEC Community Service Team
• Wuerffel Trophy Watch List
• Named to UK’s Frank G. Ham Society of Character

2020 – Sophomore
• One of the three winners of the 2020 Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award … Honored after having open-heart surgery in 2018 and returning to start on the off ensive line for UK
• Started in eight games played in 2020
• Earned first career start at left guard in the season opener vs. Auburn
• Did not dress vs. Vanderbilt, Florida or South Carolina

2019 – r-Freshman
• Saw action in four games at left guard (Eastern Michigan, Vanderbilt, UT Martin and Virginia Tech)

2018 – Freshman
• Redshirt season

High School
• Rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports and Rivals
• Ranked as the No. 58 offensive guard in the nation
• Helped lead his team to a 9-3 record and district championship as a senior
• Coached by Don Stark
• Also a two-year letter winner in the shot put
• Excelled in the classroom as he touted a 3.6 GPA and scored 1220 on his SAT
• Chose Kentucky over Mississippi State, South Florida and Central Florida

Community Cats
• An advocate for heart health after having open heart surgery in 2018
• Participated in the American Heart Association Heart Ball (2022-2023)
• Participated in American Heart Month and National Wear Red Day (2020-2023)
• Participated in the 2021 Central Kentucky Heart Walk Digital Experience (2021)
• Coordinated and planned a hands-only CPR training for the UK Football team and staff (2021, 2022 and 2023)
• Helped plan a Hands-Only CPR media availability on June 14 that promoted Hands-Only CPR awareness to the media for CPR Awareness Month (2021)
• Participated in the 2021 Central Kentucky Heart Walk Digital Experience (2021)
• Spoke at Central Kentucky Heart Walk kick-off event (2020)
• Spoke at UK Healthcare Heart Walk kick-off event (2020)
• Dedicated his 2020 football season to Finn Collier, a seven-year-old who lost his life to heart disease
• Volunteered at Brenda Cowan Elementary and Cassidy Elementary (2020)

• Born in Orlando, Florida
• Son of Shari and Ken Horsey
• Siblings are Kenyse Horsey and Ora-Monet Hughes
• Graduated on December 17, 2021 with a degree in communication … Currently working on a master’s degree in social work

Kenneth Says
• He chose to play football at UK because he loved the school on his visit and wanted to play in the SEC
• Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a football coach
• One thing most people don’t know about him is that he participated in martial arts for 14 years and had open-heart surgery in April of 2018
• If he had a hashtag to describe himself it would be #68wave

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