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November 26, 2019

Bud Dupree embraces status as foundational piece of the Mark Stoops Era

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm November 26, 2019 11/26/19 Comments Disabled

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    Going into his junior year at Kentucky, former three-star tight end prospect Alvin “Bud” Dupree was finding his own as a converted pass-rusher in Lexington. Despite coming off a 91-tackle, 12.5-tackle for loss, 6.5-sack year in 2012, though, the 2-10 Kentucky football team was looking for a change of scenery at the head coaching position…

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    November 25, 2019

    Benny Snell on the BBN’s invasion of Cincinnati on Sunday: “It felt like home”

    Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm November 25, 2019 11/25/19

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    With starting running back James Conner out with a shoulder injury, former Kentucky star Benny Snell was asked to carry the bulk of the workload in the Pittsburgh Steelers backfield when they traveled to Cincinnati to take on the Bengals on Sunday. And like he did time and time again in Lexington over the last…

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    Cats in the NFL: Week 12 Recap

    Brett Bibbins 10:30am November 25, 2019 11/25/19

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    We had eight total former Kentucky Wildcats playing in NFL games this weekend. Let’s take a look at how those former Cats fared in today’s action. Pittsburgh Steelers 16 – Cincinnati Bengals 10 The Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to Cincinnati where former Cats, Bud Dupree and Benny Snell Jr, could play in front of a lot…

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    November 21, 2019

    Benny Snell says the media in Pittsburgh isn’t as cool as it was at Kentucky

    Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm November 21, 2019 11/21/19

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    On Thursday afternoon, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said former Kentucky running back Benny Snell will return to practice this week after missing three games due to a knee injury. And depending on how well his knee responds will determine just how much he sees the field against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. “We’ll…

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    November 20, 2019

    Derrick Baity signs with the New York Giants practice squad

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    Former Kentucky defensive back Derrick Baity has earned another shot in the NFL. Baity, a 6-foot-3, 188-pound cornerback out of Tampa, FL, was signed to the New York Giants practice squad today. The franchise announced the news this morning. Roster moves: DB Derrick Baity has been signed to the practice squad; OLB Tuzar Skipper has…

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    November 19, 2019

    WATCH: Wesley Woodyard hops in the UK radio booth during Kentucky’s win at Vandy

    Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm November 19, 2019 11/19/19 Comments Disabled

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      With the Tennessee Volunteers in town two weeks ago, former Kentucky pass-rusher Josh Allen hopped in the radio broadcast booth to break down all things UK football and update fans on his NFL career. And then again on Saturday, another former Wildcat joined the party down in Nashville for Kentucky’s matchup against Vanderbilt. Tennessee Titans…

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      November 17, 2019

      Cats in the NFL: Week 11 Recap

      Brett Bibbins 10:00pm November 17, 2019 11/17/19

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      With several former Kentucky Wildcats sitting out this week due to injury or their team being on a bye, it was a slower week of NFL action for the Big Blue Nation. Here’s a look at how those who did suit up fared in this week’s games. Dallas Cowboys 35 – Detroit Lions 27 The…

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      BBNFL: Week 11 Preview

      Hayden Hooper 11:00am November 17, 2019 11/17/19

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      Good morning BBN! What a win for the program yesterday to get the fifth win of the season. Just one more until four straight bowl games! Today, the NFL is back and moving again as normal and with Tennessee and Green Bay having a bye week. However, there aren’t a lot of games to watch…

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      November 10, 2019

      Week 10: ‘Cats in the NFL Recap

      Brandon Ramsey 9:00pm November 10, 2019 11/10/19 Comments Disabled

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      Josh Allen & Lonnie Johnson have the week off as their teams are on byes and those of us that watched last night’s game at Kroger Field (sorry to bring it up; too soon?) got to see Allen recognized on the field during his week off.  Unfortunately, the biggest news of the day from a…

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      November 6, 2019

      Josh Allen is coming home to Kentucky this Saturday

      Maggie Davis 7:30pm November 6, 2019 11/6/19

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      The Kentucky football team will have at least one special guest rooting them on from inside Kroger Field this Saturday, and it’s a pretty familiar face. Josh Allen is coming back to the Bluegrass for the Kentucky vs. Tennessee game Saturday night. He just has a few, easy requests. “I want to see the whole…

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      December 8, 2019

      Cats in the NFL Preview: Week 14

      Hayden Hooper 12:30pm December 8, 2019 12/8/19

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      Good morning BBN and welcome to Week 14 of the NFL season! A lot of playoff berths are still alive and well today on this glorious Sunday! Let’s get into some big news that you might see today on the gridiron from former Cats! Benny Snell Jr. In case you didn’t see last week, Benny…

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      December 6, 2019

      Josh Allen, Mike Edwards, and Lonnie Johnson taking part in NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” initiative

      Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm December 6, 2019 12/6/19

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        This week, hundreds of NFL players take part in the NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” campaign, where each individual showcases causes that are important to them by wearing custom cleats during Week 14 games. And three of Kentucky’s rookie standouts will be taking part. Josh Allen will be representing the Sulzbacher Center for Women &…

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        Five Reasons Why Austin MacGinnis Should Be On An NFL Roster

        Drew Franklin 5:00pm December 6, 2019 12/6/19

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        Last night I watched Brett Maher, the kicker for the Dallas Cowboys, miss a field goal with his team, America’s team, down three points. It was Maher’s fourth missed kick in three games and he now has the most misses in a single season by any kicker in the last four years. And there are…

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        Za’Darius Smith leads the NFL in Quarterback Hits

        Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm December 6, 2019 12/6/19

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        We don’t talk nearly enough about Za’Darius Smith around here. In his first season in Green Bay, the former Cat has ten sacks, which is tied for sixth in the league, and 28 quarterback hits, the most of any player in the league. According to PackersWire, if Za’Darius continues at this rate, he’ll finish the…

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        December 1, 2019

        ‘Cats in the NFL: Week 13 Recap

        Brandon Ramsey 10:30pm December 1, 2019 12/1/19

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          After a basketball win on Friday evening and the big Governor’s Cup victory over the Dirty Birds, the NFL ‘Cats continued the momentum with some big games today across the league.  Headlined by Benny Snell’s first career touchdown and a record-setting effort from Josh Allen, Kentucky had 10 guys active during Week 13. Benny Snell…

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          Afternoon News and Notes: Snell, Allen, MacGinnis, Edmond and more

          Maggie Davis 6:00pm December 1, 2019 12/1/19

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          After an already-big weekend for the Big Blue Nation, current and former Cats continue to dominate in their respective leagues. Here are your Sunday afternoon news and notes: Benny Snell, first NFL touchdown Just one day after Kentucky demolished Louisville in the battle for the Governor’s Cup, one of UK football’s all-time greats once again…

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          Cats in the NFL: Week 13 Preview

          Brent Wainscott 11:00am December 1, 2019 12/1/19 Comments Disabled

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          Week 13 already? This football season is flying by and it is officially time for December football. As teams are making their final push for the playoffs, seven Wildcats will be in action on Sunday. Before we get into Sunday’s schedule, here are how some Cats did on Thanksgiving: Bears defeated Lions 24-20: Danny Trevathan…

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          November 26, 2019

          CJ Conrad works out with the Seattle Seahawks

          Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm November 26, 2019 11/26/19 Comments Disabled

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            Earlier today, former Kentucky kicker Austin MacGinnis earned a tryout opportunity with the New York Giants. And then this evening, it was also reported that Macginnis’ UK teammate, tight end C.J. Conrad, tried out for the Seattle Seahawks today, as well. Seahawks reported tryouts: TEs Keenen Brown, C.J. Conrad, Wes Saxton (signed to practice squad);…

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            Austin MacGinnis worked out for the New York Football Giants

            Drew Franklin 5:56pm November 26, 2019 11/26/19

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            Austin MacGinnis was a late scratch for this week’s KSR Football Podcast, recorded last night without MacGinnis’ expert analysis. He texted the group hours before we were set to meet up to say he would be out of town. Turns out, MacGinnis made a quick trip up to New Jersey to work out for the…

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            Benny Snell “very proud” of Kentucky breaking single-game rushing record

            Jack Pilgrim 4:45pm November 26, 2019 11/26/19 Comments Disabled

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            On Saturday afternoon, Kentucky’s elite stable of talent in the backfield broke the school’s single-game rushing record in a 50-7 victory over UT Martin. Led by Lynn Bowden with 129 yards and two touchdowns on the ground, the Wildcats finished with a total of 462 rushing yards, breaking Kentucky’s previous record of 446 yards set…

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