Team's leading returnee at wide receiver ... Has great tools, with size and speed ... Also has willingness to catch the ball in traffic ... Career totals feature 86 receptions for 1,218 yards and 13 touchdowns ... Ranks eighth in school history in TD catches ... 19th in school history in receiving yardage ... Has played in 36 games, including 18 starts.
Caught 40 passes for 598 yards and seven touchdowns, leading the team in all three categories ... Also ranked in the top 10 in the SEC in each category ... Had a pair of 100-yard games ... Snagged five balls for 100 stripes and a touchdown in the win over Central Michigan ... Only needed three caches to reach 102 yards in the win over Ole Miss, including a 38-yard touchdown play and a career-long 55-yard catch that set up another TD ... Had a career-high seven catches vs. Louisville ... Had a personal-best two touchdowns in the win over Jacksonville State.
Third on the team in receiving with 36 catches for 478 yards and five touchdowns ... Played in all 13 games, including six starts ... Had a career-long 47-yard catch vs. Charleston?Southern ... Three catches for a career-high 88 yards and two touchdowns vs. Georgia ... Had four receptions for 38 yards and two touchdowns in the upset of South Carolina ... Season-high five catches vs. Auburn for 49 yards.
Played in 11 games, seeing more action as the season progressed ... Caught 10 passes for 142 yards ... Top game was four catches for 41 yards in win over Eastern Kentucky ... Biggest play of the year was a one-handed catch at Georgia, which he took to the end zone for a 21-yard touchdown, a key play in the upset of the Bulldogs.
Versatile athlete played quarterback, wide receiver, tight end, safety, and on special teams for North Hardin HS in Radcliff, Ky. ... Started at quarterback as a senior ... Named first-team all-district ... Team's most valuable player as a junior and senior ... Split time between QB and wide receiver as a junior ... His height presents matchup problems for many defensive backs ... During his junior season, had one game in which he rushed for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass, and threw a TD pass ... The No. 7 prospect in Kentucky by Rivals.com and No. 10 by SuperPrep ... Coached by Crad Jaggers and Joe Washington ... "La'Rod is a tremendous athlete, a very aggressive player, and his size is something you can't teach," Jaggers said ... Also competed in basketball and track and field ... Four-year starter in basketball who earned all-district honors and led the team in rebounding and assists ... Competed in the high jump and the 4x400-meter relay ... An early commitment to UK and did not consider other schools.
Born in Wurzberg, Germany ... Son of Rodriquez and Valerie King ... Rodriquez played college football ... Major is community communications and leadership development.