Carrington Valentine - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • position Defensive Back
  • height 6-0
  • Weight 178
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Cincinnati, Ohio
  • High school Moeller

Carrington Valentine

One of nation’s top-100 cornerbacks as rated by, and ESPN … Rated as high as No. 23 in the state of Ohio by Rivals … Named first-team All-Southwest Ohio as a senior by area coaches … Made 32 tackles, had five pass breakups and blocked two kicks … Speed showed on his kickoff returns, averaging 31.7 per runback, including two for touchdowns … Played at Moeller High School for Coach Todd Naumann … A versatile athlete, he began his career as a wide receiver before moving to cornerback as a junior … Also an outstanding basketball player … Fielded many offers, narrowing his choices to Kentucky, Michigan State and Pittsburgh before tabbing the Wildcats. 

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