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Highlands High School Retired Jared Lorenzen’s No. 22 Friday Night

Fort Thomas Highlands

The University of Kentucky will celebrate the life of late quarterback Jared Lorenzen during next Saturday’s game vs. Arkansas at Kroger Field.

UK isn’t the only place remembering Lorenzen this week. Highlands High School in Fort Thomas (Ky)., Lorenzen’s high school alma mater, honored No. 22 during a home game vs. Conner High School.

Lorenzen played for Highlands from 1995 to 1998. He led the Bluebirds to a Class AAA state championship with a perfect 15-0 season in 1998, where he completed 169-of-270 passes for 3,392 yards and 42 touchdowns while rushing for 904 yards and 15 touchdowns. The dominant season on the field led to Lorenzen being named Kentucky’s Mr. Football in 1998.



The University of Kentucky Wildcat Marching Band made the trip to Fort Thomas Friday night to perform during pregame, halftime and post game. Lorenzen’s family joined the band on the field at halftime for the jersey retirement.

WKYT was on hand for the ceremony and you can check out video from the night at their website below.

Highlands High School and UK Marching Band honor Jared Lorenzen



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