Max Duffy - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 93


  • position Punter
  • height 6-1
  • Weight 194
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Perth, Australia
  • High school Curtin/Kent Street


• Australian punter who is rated as the No. 1 punting prospect in the class of 2018 by Ray Guy’s
• Averaged 48 yards per punt with an average hangtime of 4.42 seconds, according to ProKicker
• Grew up playing basketball and soccer, he switched to Australian football at age 15
• Played for Fremantle in the Australian Football League
• Worked with Prokick Australia under the guidance of coaches Nathan Chapman and John Smith
• Will be the second year in a row that an Aussie punter will be on the Wildcat roster, following in the footsteps of former punter Matt Panton
• Will have three years of eligibility


• Born in Perth, Australia
• Son of John and Jiulie Duffy
• Currently 25 years old, the oldest player on the team … Will be 26 in April
• Major is psychology

Max Says

• He chose Kentucky because of the opportunity to play in an elite environment
• Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a head coach in the Australian Football League
• The biggest difference he’s seen between America and Australia is the language barrier and how most people can’t understand him
• The most influential person in his life is his father because he pushes him to be the best and has taught him good morals and values
• His favorite quote he likes to live by is “the standard you walk past is the standard you accept”

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