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Jeff Badet
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Jeff Badet 3110144
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 178
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Freedom HS
Other College: University of Kentucky
Season GP-GS Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long
2013* 9-5 22 285 13.0 1 56
2015* 12-10 29 430 14.8 2 45
2016* 13-13 31 670 21.6 4 72
2017 13-2 25 396 15.8 3 54
Career 47-30 107 1,781 16.6 10
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* Played at Kentucky

2017
Has played in all 13 games with two starts ... returned one kick for 24 yards against TCU in the Big 12 Championship Game (12/2) ... had an eight-yard reception against West Virginia (11/25) ... caught three passes for 20 yards at Kansas (11/18) ... returned one kick for 11 yards against TCU (11/11) ... caught one pass for a 5-yard touchdown at Oklahoma State (11/4) ... rushed once for 24 yards vs. Texas Tech (10/28) ... tied season high with five receptions for 42 yards in start at Kansas State (10/21) ... recorded two receptions for 59 yards, including a 54-yard touchdown, against Texas (10/14) ... in first start at OU, returned three kicks for 61 yards and made one catch for 19 yards against Iowa State (10/7)  ... caught two passes for 57 yards, including a 48-yard TD, and returned two kicks for 71 yards at Baylor (9/23) ... caught one pass for 13 yards and rushed once for two yards against Tulane (9/16) ... recorded five recpetions for 82 yards, two rushes for five yards and a career-high four kickoff returns for 79 yards at Ohio State (9/9) ... caught four passes for 91 yards, returned two punts for five yards and brought back one kick for 23 yards in OU debut against UTEP (9/2).

2016 (AT KENTUCKY)
Started all 13 games and was named a team captain in nine of them ... led team in receiving yards (670), receiving yards per game (51.5) and yards per catch (21.6; ranked sixth nationally) while ranking second in receptions (31) and touchdown receptions (4) ... had seven catches of 40-plus yards ... finished Kentucky career with 1,385 receiving yards to rank 15th on school's career yardage list ... ranked sixth in SEC in kick return average at 22.9 yards per attempt (15 returns for a long of 39)... caught a game-high seven passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns (all season highs) in a win over Mississippi State (Oct. 22) ... his 139 yards receiving were the second most in a game against Mississippi State in school history ... totaled a career-high 216 all-purpose yards vs. MSU (139 receiving, 77 kick return) ... became the 26th player in UK history to reach 1,000 receiving yards in his career with his 44-yard touchdown reception in the second half vs. MSU ... caught three passes for 104 yards and one touchdown at Missouri (Oct. 29) to mark his second straight game with 100 yards receiving (first Wildcat with a 100-yard game with three or fewer receptions since 2011) ... his 65-yard touchdown play at Missouri was UK's longest in an SEC road game since 1999 ... became first Wildcat with consecutive 100-yard receiving games since 2011 ... had a 72-yard touchdown grab vs. Southern Miss (Sept. 3) to mark his longest career catch ... rushed one time for a 25-yard gain.

2015 (AT KENTUCKY)
Played in all 12 games and made 10 starts ... ranked third on team with 29 catches for 430 yards and scored two TDs ... made a catch in 11 of 12 games and recorded at least two receptions in seven outings ... grabbed his first TD of year (37 yards) in season-opening win over UL Lafayette (Sept. 5) ... had four catches for 62 yards (including a 43-yarder) in win at South Carolina (Sept. 12) to open league play ... had a season-long 45-yard catch vs. SEC Eastern Division champion Florida (Sept. 19) ... registered his second TD catch of year in comeback win over Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 3) and finished with four grabs for 59 yards ... finished with a season-high five catches for 67 yards vs. Auburn (Oct. 15).

2014 (AT KENTUCKY)
Redshirted after suffering injury in spring practice.

2013 (AT KENTUCKY)
Played in nine games and made five starts ... ranked third on team with 22 receptions and finished with 285 receiving yards and one touchdown ... registered a 56-yard touchdown reception against Miami (OH) in season's second game and finished with a season-high 80 yards ... best game came in season finale vs. Tennessee (Nov. 30) when he made a season-high six catches for 47 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-star recruit by 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... rated as the No. 106 receiver in the country by ESPN and No. 127 by 247Sports ... 128th-ranked player in the state of Florida by ESPN ... caught 63 passes for 881 yards as a senior while registering 10 receiving touchdowns and six rushing scores ... helped Freedom High School to a 7-4 record and state playoff berth as a senior ... junior stats featured 46 catches for 718 yards and 11 TDs ... ranked No. 13 on the Orlando Sentinel Central Florida “Super 60” ... finished fifth in the long jump at state track and field championships.

PERSONAL
Parents are Malouse Badet and Julien Petit-Frere ... graduated from Kentucky in May 2017 with a bachelor's degree in agricultural economics ... pursuing master's degree in human relations ... last name pronounced buh-DETT.



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