Recent Kavosiey Smoke Notes
Recent Kavosiey Smoke Features
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Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
A four-time letterwinner who saw action in 46 career games with five starts at Kentucky…Finished his UK career with 292 career carries for 1,583 rushing yards which ranks 21st on UK’s career rushing list…His 5.42 yards per carry ranks seventh all-time at UK…Totaled 11 receptions for 98 yards, averaging 8.9 yards per reception.
2023 (redshirt sr): Smoke announced in January that he was transferring from Kentucky to the University of Colorado.
—At University of Kentucky—
2022 (sr): Played in 12 games, starting the first four…Totaled 59 carries for 277 yards and a score…Averaged 4.7 yards per carry, tied for second-highest on the team…Finished with 32 yards on seven attempts in the season opener vs. Miami (Ohio). Also had two catches for 16 yards…Rushed 14 times for 80 yards in the win at Florida…Rushed for 66 yards on a career-high 18 carries, recording one touchdown in the win over Youngstown St…Led the Wildcats in rushing with 12 carries for 85 yards vs. Northern Illinois.
2021 (jr): Played in 12 games in 2021, earning his first career start at Mississippi State…Totaled 416 yards rushing on 81 carries with four touchdowns … Also had one reception for 17 yards…Also had two kick returns (one vs. ULM and UTC) for a total of 31 yards … Had a tackle vs. Missouri and UTC…Rushed 12 times for a career-high 104 yards, averaging 8.7 per attempt in the win over LSU…Had 11 carries for 53 yards a score vs. Tennessee…In the win over South Carolina, posted nine rushes for 50 yards with one score…Also had rushing touchdowns in the wins over New Mexico State and Louisville…Switched jersey numbers from 20 to 0 in fall camp.
2020 (soph): Played in seven of 11 games…Had 47 carries for 229 yards and one score. Also had five receptions for 25 yards…Totaled 45 yards on nine attempts in the win over NC State in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl…Led the Wildcats with seven carries for 62 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown run on UK’s first possession at Auburn…Had five carries for 29 yards vs. Ole Miss before leaving the game with injury.
2019 (redshirt fr): Saw action in all 13 games…UK’s third-leading rusher with 616 yards on 101 attempts and six scores…Averaged 6.1 yards per attempt…Had two receptions for 26 yards…Ranked in the top 10 among SEC freshman leaders in the following categories: fifth in rushing (47.47), ninth in all-purpose yards (50.7) and 10th in total offense (47.4) and scoring (2.8)...Rushed twice for 75 yards in UK’s 45-13 win over Louisville…Ran 15 times for a career-high 95 yards in the win over Vanderbilt.
2018 (true fr): Redshirt season…Saw action in two games vs. Louisville and Penn State and totaled four carries for 45 yards and a score…Got his first collegiate carries at Louisville, rushing four times for 45 yards, including a 37-yard scoring dash.
High school: Attended Wetumkpa High School (Wetumpka, AL)...3-star recruit by all the major recruiting services … Ranked the 29th-best running back in the nation by Rivals…Four-year starter for the Indians…Selected to play in the 31st annual Alabama-Mississippi Football All-Star Classic…Helped Wetumpka advance to the 6A Alabama state championship game for the first time in the school’s 115-year history…Finished his senior season with 1,508 rushing yards and 28 touchdowns…Earned Class 6A second-team All-State honors by the Alabama Sports Writers Association…Chose UK over offers from South Carolina, Auburn, North Carolina, Georgia Tech, Missouri, Florida and Virginia Tech…Also a four-year starter as a small forward/power forward on the basketball team…Coached by Tim Perry.
Name is pronounced “kah-VAH-see-ay”...Born in Montgomery, Alabama…Son of Helen Smoke…Siblings are Iesha, Miranda, Nadia and Tay…Major is community and leadership development…His nickname is “Smoke”...He is part Native American…He says he chose to play football at Kentucky because it “felt like home.”...After his football career, he would like to be a coach…Sports hero is Bo Jackson
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