Friday, January 13, 2017

Meet the Wildcats: UK Football Player RB Bryant Koback

Bryant Koback, Running Back, 6-0, 200, Fr.-HS, Holland, Ohio (Springfield) – A three-star recruit by 247Sports who is rated the No. 37 running back in 2017 … Was set to have a standout senior season, even rushing for a school-record 375 yards and six touchdowns in a win over Perrysburg, before suffering a season-ending leg injury the following game … Prior to the injury, Koback had rushed 93 times for 1,096 yards and an impressive 21 total touchdowns (19 rushing and two receiving) in four games … Also had seven catches for 154 yards and two scores … Rushed for 2,015 yards and 31 touchdowns on 194 carries as a junior … Named Division II first-team All-State by The Associated Press in 2015 … Compiled over 100 yards in every full game he played, totaling more than 400 all-purpose yards a game … Overall, totaled 57 career touchdowns and over 4,400 all-purpose yards in his prep career … A four-year letter winner and three-year starter at Springfield who was elected team captain as a junior and senior … Coached by Pat Gucciardo … Also lettered two seasons in track and field … Chose UK over West Virginia, Georgia and Northwestern.

Personal: Born in Toledo, Ohio ... Son of Mary Koback … Major is undecided.

Coach Stoops on Koback: “Bryant is a great kid and a home run threat on the field. He is an electric runner, with excellent vision and top-end speed.”

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