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'Behind the Blue': UK Alumnus Ed Berry Continues to Turn His Passion for Football Into Success Off the Field

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 5, 2019) Ed Berry became a member of the University of Kentucky football team after graduating from Eminence High School in Henry County, Kentucky, just over a decade ago. He earned undergraduate degrees in management and marketing from the Gatton College of Business and Economics in 2013, followed by his MBA from Gatton in 2014.

The roommate of former Wildcat standout Randall Cobb during their college years, Berry did not get the opportunity to join Cobb in pursuing an on-the-field career in the NFL. However, he is harnessing the skills and experience he gained at UK to help the likes of Cobb, Avery Williamson, Aaron Rodgers and other pro football stars make the most of their business opportunities and lives away from football.

On this week’s episode of “Behind the Blue,” UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications' Carl Nathe visits with Berry to talk about his formative years, his time at UK and his thriving career as a member of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), based in New York City.

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