Former UK Standout Named Kentucky Wesleyan’s Head Coach

Posted at 5:10 PM, Dec 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-04 07:53:41-05

LEXINGTON, Ky- Former University of Kentucky football star Craig Yeast will take over as Kentucky Wesleyan’s new head football coach.

Yeast spent the past three seasons as offensive coordinator at Indiana’s Franklin College, helping produce one of the most prolific offenses in NCAA Division III football.

Yeast, of Harrodsburg, is UK’s all-time program leader in receiving yards (2,899) and receptions (208).

He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round of the 1999 NFL draft.