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April 27, 2019

Pittsburgh Picked Benny Snell to help Change the Culture in the Locker Room

Nick Roush 10:45pm April 27, 2019 4/27/19

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Benny Snell was exactly what the Pittsburgh Steelers were looking for in the 2019 NFL Draft. After a tumultuous season in the locker room, head coach Mike Tomlin was pleased to find a player who has already changed the culture in one locker room. “We didn’t over-analyze it. We just really like Benny Snell. He’s…

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Kentucky Makes History in the 2019 NFL Draft

Nick Roush 7:30pm April 27, 2019 4/27/19

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As expected, the 2019 NFL Draft was an historic event for the Kentucky football program. For the first time in school history, a Wildcat was selected in each of the first four rounds of the NFL Draft. Josh Allen got the ball rolling Thursday night, followed by Lonnie Johnson in the second round, Mike Edwards…

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George Asafo-Adjei Drafted in the Seventh Round by the New York Giants

Nick Roush 5:43pm April 27, 2019 4/27/19

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With the 232nd pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected Kentucky offensive tackle George Asafo-Adjei. The Giants’ seventh round pick is much safer than their first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. “Big George” was a four-year starter on Kentucky’s offensive line at right tackle. The Lakota West High School product…

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Benny Snell Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Fourth Round

Nick Roush 1:10pm April 27, 2019 4/27/19

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Steelers fans, can I get a Snell Yeah? Kentucky’s all-time leading rusher was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round with the No. 122 overall pick. In Pittsburgh Snell will team up with another former Wildcat, edge rusher Bud Dupree. #SnellYeah #WeAreUK pic.twitter.com/uoH0wpu2H8 — Kentucky Football (@UKFootball) April 27, 2019 Jonny David will…

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April 26, 2019

Mike Edwards Drafted 99th Overall by the Tampa Bay Bucs

Nick Roush 11:23pm April 26, 2019 4/26/19

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With the 99th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Kentucky defensive back Mike Edwards. A third round selection, a UK player has been picked in each round of the NFL Draft The Kentucky Badger was a three-year starter in Lexington. A versatile playmaker that lined up at safety and slot…

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Lonnie Johnson Drafted #54 Overall by the Houston Texans

Nick Roush 8:50pm April 26, 2019 4/26/19

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With the 54th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans selected Kentucky cornerback Lonnie Johnson. He becomes the first former Wildcat to be selected by the Texans. The second Wildcat to hear his name called in the NFL Draft, Johnson turned two years of SEC football into an NFL paycheck. The junior college…

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Jaguars star slid in Josh Allen’s DMs back in April

Drew Franklin 6:00pm April 26, 2019 4/26/19

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Jalen Ramsey is the face of Jacksonville’s defense and he thinks Josh Allen, his new teammate, is the best player in this year’s draft class. He said so back in April. To Josh Allen. Soon after the Jaguars picked Allen as its next great defensive player, Ramsey shared a direct message he sent Allen on…

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NFL.com predicts two more Wildcats picked tonight

Drew Franklin 5:00pm April 26, 2019 4/26/19

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Day 2 of the NFL Draft will get underway in a couple of hours and two former Wildcats will be paying very close attention to their phones tonight. Lonnie Johnson is the most likely to hear his name called next in Nashville. NFL.com’s new mock draft for tonight’s rounds projects Johnson as the fifth pick…

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WATCH: Mark Stoops after Josh Allen was picked in the First Round of the NFL Draft

Nick Roush 1:00pm April 26, 2019 4/26/19

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Not long after the Jacksonville Jaguars took Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, Mark Stoops met with the local media to talk about Josh’s big night. Gracious for the enormous event put on by the NFL in the Music City, Stoops was a proud poppa. Now it’s time for…

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Josh Allen has already learned valuable marriage lessons

Nick Roush 12:00pm April 26, 2019 4/26/19

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He’s only been married a week, but Josh Allen is already a seasoned marriage veteran. At Thursday’s NFL Draft we learned Allen finally tied the knot with his fiancee, Kaitlyn Morrison. Getting married is one of the biggest moments in a person’s life. Few things rival that emotional, life-changing event, but the NFL Draft fits…

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August 4, 2020

Could the Raiders use Lynn Bowden Jr. at quarterback? “Don’t be surprised”

Jack Pilgrim 9:00pm August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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After taking over the quarterback position in his third and final year at Kentucky, Lynn Bowden Jr. managed to break the school record for most rushing yards by a quarterback (1,369 in eight games) and most 100-yard rushing games in a single season by a QB (seven) en route to First-Team All-America and All-SEC honors.…

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WATCH: Lynn Bowden bought his mother a new car

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:30am August 4, 2020 8/4/20

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What do you do when you get your first big NFL paycheck? Take care of momma. That’s what Lynn Bowden did, at least. Last night, Bowden’s mother Melissa Phillips posted pictures and a video of her son surprising her with a new Mercedes. Last week, the former Kentucky star signed his rookie contract with the…

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July 31, 2020

ESPN set to announce new Monday Night Football crew

Jack Pilgrim 2:30pm July 31, 2020 7/31/20

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ESPN’s Monday Night Football crew is getting a brand new batch of talent. After previously deciding to remove Joe Tessitore and Booger McFarland from the broadcast, ESPN has selected Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick for its Monday Night Football broadcasts in 2020, according to NFL insider James Andrew Miller. In the same report, Miller reports…

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July 30, 2020

Lynn Bowden sports Las Vegas Raiders jersey for the first time

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm July 30, 2020 7/30/20

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Lynn Bowden Jr. is officially a Las Vegas Raider, and now, he has the jersey to show for it. With NFL Training Camp beginning throughout the nation, rookies were the first to arrive at their respective facilities to participate in initial screenings, get fitted for uniforms, and explore their new football home. This week, the…

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July 28, 2020

Larry Warford opting out of season despite multiple offers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20

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Three-time Pro Bowler Larry Warford is a free agent with plenty of offers to join a squad for the 2020 season, but he’s electing to sit it out. Adam Schefter is reporting that Warford will opt out of the season to start a family and continue to train. He will reevaluate his options in 2021.…

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Za’Darius Smith makes top 50 of NFL Top 100 Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Every year, NFL players vote on who they believe are the top 100 players in the league. The NFL Network is rolling out the list all week, and so far, one former Kentucky Wildcat made the cut. Za’Darius Smith made his NFL Top 100 debut at No. 48 after a banner inaugural season with the Green…

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July 27, 2020

Avery Williamson is back to 100%, excited for return to action

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20 Comments Disabled

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A torn ACL kept former Kentucky linebacker Avery Williamson out for the entire 2019 NFL season, but now, the veteran standout is ready to return to action. In an interview with Hey Kentucky’s Jennifer Palumbo, the New York Jets linebacker said he’s back to “100%” following his season-ending injury suffered back in August of 2019.…

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July 26, 2020

Former Wildcat TJ Carter cut from Arizona Cardinals

Maggie Davis 8:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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TJ Carter will not be an Arizona Cardinal this season, after all. The former Wildcat signed with the Cardinals back in April after initially going undrafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, but he was announced as one of the 10 players who have been released by the team Sunday afternoon. The team posted the news…

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July 25, 2020

Lynn Bowden Signs Rookie Contract with the Las Vegas Raiders

Nick Roush 4:00pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20

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It’s official: Lynn Bowden is a Las Vegas Raider. Saturday afternoon his agent shared the good news on Twitter shortly after the former Wildcat put pen to paper and secured the bag. Them hard times don’t last moment of my life officially a LAS VEGAS RAIDER this one for Superior ???? pic.twitter.com/rlkv4wqTnT — Lynn Bowden…

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July 24, 2020

NFL, NFLPA reach agreement to start season on time

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm July 24, 2020 7/24/20

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It’s official, there will be football. Earlier on Friday, it was announced that both the NFL and the NFL Players Association have come to an agreement that will allow the upcoming season to start on time. Recently, players had taken issue with the NFL’s approach to safety concerning the coronavirus and a massive social media…

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