Jacob Hyde


Position: Defensive Linemen

High School

  • Was Kentucky’s first verbal commitment of the 2013 signing class
  • One of the nation’s top-50 defensive tackles by Rivals and 247Sports.com
  • First-team all-state as a senior as chosen by The Associated Press
  • Comes to Lexington from Clay County High School, where he played for head coach Evan Napier
  • Played defensive tackle and offensive guard in high school
  • Helped Clay County finish 8-4 his sophomore season en route to an appearance in the Class AAAAA state playoffs
  • Helped lead Kentucky all-stars to a 29-27 win over Tennessee in the National Guard Border Bowl
  • Played for the USA national team in the International Bowl on Feb. 5 in Austin, Tex.
  • Also attended the USA national team summer camp in the summer between his junior and senior years
  • Named All-SEKC by MaxPreps.com
  • Also chosen first team on the All-Mountain squad


  • Played at the University of Kentucky from 2013-2017 as Nose Guard and Fullback
  • Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll for three straight season
  • Named to UK's prestigious Frank G. Ham Society of Character which honors Wildcats who have shown an extraordinary commitment to academic excellence, athletic participation, personal development, career preparation and serving as a role model

Playing Career

  • University of Kentucky (2013-2017)

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