Tymere Dubose - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 98


  • position Defensive Tackle
  • height 6-5
  • Weight 315
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Youngstown, Ohio
  • High school Youngstown Christian


  • Played in 33 career games with five starting assignments, all during his senior season
  • Totaled 24 tackles, including a season-best 13 in 2018
  • Graduated in December with a degree in community and leadership development

2018 – Senior 

  • Totaled 11 tackles, 1.5 TFL and two QBH
  • Earned his first career start in the win over South Carolina
  • Registered his first career sack vs Central Michigan in the season opener

2017 – Junior

  • Played in six games
  • Totaled four tackles and 1.5 TFL

2016 – Sophomore

  • Played in 11 games, with a season-high three tackles vs. New Mexico State

2015 – r-Freshman

  • Played in four games with one tackle at Miss. State

2014 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season

High School

  • A three-star recruit by Rivals, Scout, and ESPN
  • Ranked as the 40th-best player in the state of Ohio and 33rd-best strong-side defensive end in the nation by Rivals
  • Considered the 46th-best defensive end in nation by Scout
  • Big, physical player that played on the defensive line and at tight end in high school
  • Second-team Division VII All-Ohio in 2013 by The Associated Press
  • Coached by Brian Marrow
  • Also was a star basketball player in high school
  • Picked Kentucky after offers from Michigan State and West Virginia


  • Born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Name is pronounced “du-BOSE”
  • Son of Kambria Brown

Community Cats

  • A frequent volunteer as a bell ringer for the Salvation Army (2014)
  • Assisted with God’s Pantry (2014)
  • Stayed after practice to spend time with the Special Olympics (2015)

Tymere Says

  • His favorite meal is tacos
  • One word to describe him on the field is “relentless”
  • His favorite movie is Scarface
  • He couldn’t live without his family
  • Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to play in the NBA
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