Tristan Yeomans - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 42


  • position Long Snapper
  • height 6-2
  • Weight 208
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Waycross, Ga.
  • Previous School New Mexico Military Institute
  • High school Ware County
  • Served as the Wildcats’ long snapper and holder for three years, playing in 38 games
  • Was perfect on all 62 career holds
  • Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Graduated in December with a degree in finance
2017 – Junior
  • Long snapper on punts and holder on field goals
  • Perfect holds on all field goals (28)
2016 – Sophomore
  • Long snapper on punts and holder on field goals
  • Perfect holds on all field goals (19)
  • Integral part of setting up kicker Austin MacGinnis to hit two game-winning field goals (51-yarder vs. Mississippi State and a 47-yarder at No. 11 Louisville)
2015 – Freshman at New Mexico Military Institute
  • Was a long snapper for the Broncos in three games
  • Totaled four tackles on special teams
  • Transferred to Kentucky following the fall semester
High School
  • Four-year letter winner and three-year starter at Ware County
  • Played multiple positions in high school, including quarterback, wide receiver, free safety and long snapper
  • Caught 12 passes for 101 yards as senior, while also totaling eight tackles on defense
  • Helped lead the Gators to an impressive 45-8 combined record during his four seasons, including three regional titles and an appearance in the state championship game in 2012
  • Also a four-year letter winner in golf, earning all-region team honors as a senior
  • Member of the National Honor Society with a 4.0 grade point average
  • Coached by Franklin Stephens
  • Chose Kentucky over Central Arkansas, Southeast Louisiana, Georgia Southern, Kennesaw State
  • Born in Waycross, Ga.
  • Son of Tony and Suzanne Yeomans
  • Tristan’s father, Tony, played baseball at Armstrong Atlantic State
Community Cats
  • Participated in a one-week service/educational trip to Ethiopia in May of 2018 where he interacted with residents of impoverished communities, visited and helped paint a preschool, constructed wooden shoe-shining boxes, and delivered blankets to widows
    Volunteered for Read Across America event at Fayette Mall (2017)
Tristan Says
  • Nickname is “Stan”
  • He chose Kentucky because the coaches made him feel he was a part of something special
  • One word to describe him on the field is determined
  • His sports hero is Brett Favre because he brings swag on and off the field
  • His favorite movie is Law Abiding Citizen
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