During the slow and insipid summer of 2008, former KSR wordsmith Evan Hilbert profiled each and every member of the University of Kentucky football team. Though his knowledge was sparse and his research was far from thorough, Evan’s short and insufficient player profiles were an integral part of Kentucky’s success that season. UK finished with seven wins, including the opener at Louisville and a 25-19 victory in the Liberty Bowl. Kentucky hasn’t won a bowl game since. Let’s bring back that magic…
#67 LARRY WARFORD
Weight: 343 lbs.
Position: Offensive guard
Hometown: Richmond, KY
High School: Madison Central
2012 Preseason Honors
First Team All-SEC coaches selection
Second Team All-SEC media selection
Outland Trophy Watch List
Rotary Lombardi Watch List
Something You Didn’t Know About Him
He plays the saxophone.
Something We Made Up About Him
He eats a McManly, a large order of fries and two apple pies in the locker room before every game. For those who don’t know, a McManly is when you order a McDonald’s double cheeseburger and a McChicken sandwich and stack them on top of each other, creating one gigantic sandwich of two burgers and one breaded chicken patty between two buns.
Kentucky’s student managers are responsible for supplying the food prior to kickoff.
Three Favorite Hobbies, according to his teammates
2.) Eating Taco Bell quesadillas
3.) Eating Taco Bell burritos
Items of Legitimate Interest
Warford has played in 35 career games, including 25 consecutive starts on the offensive line. He’s led Kentucky in knockdown blocks each of the last two seasons, with a team-high 34 in 2011.
He earned 2011 All-SEC second-team honors by SEC coaches, Associated Press and Phil Steele’s College Football. Prior to 2011, Warford was named Sophomore All-America second team by CollegeFootballNews.com in 2010, while also earning All-SEC second-team honors by SEC coaches, AP, Rivals.com and Phil Steele’s College Football.
Unfair NFL Comparison
Brandon Moore, New York Jets
Moore has started every game at right guard since 2005 and his 121 consecutive starts lead all active guards in the NFL.
Outlook for 2012