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April 25, 2020

WATCH: The Moment Jon Gruden told Lynn Bowden he was going to be a Raider

Nick Roush 8:00pm April 25, 2020 4/25/20

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This is the moment Lynn Bowden’s life changed forever. Late Friday night he received a call from Jon Gruden. The head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders was excited to tell Bowden they would be selecting him with the 80th pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. The former Kentucky Wildcat could hardly speak. Watch the…

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Where the 2020 Undrafted Kentucky Wildcats Signed as Free Agents

Nick Roush 7:18pm April 25, 2020 4/25/20

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The NFL Draft is over but the night is just getting started for some Kentucky Wildcats. Two of Mark Stoops’ players were picked in the 2020 NFL Draft. Lynn Bowden was drafted in the third round by the Las Vegas Raiders with the 80th pick. Logan Stenberg’s name was called the following day in the…

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Lynn Bowden was Born to be a Raider

Freddie Maggard 2:00pm April 25, 2020 4/25/20

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The NFL franchise that plays with the biggest chip is the Las Vegas Raiders. The player in the 2020 NFL Draft that plays with the biggest chip is Lynn Bowden Jr. In a classic Raider move, Bowden was matched with this perfect fit after being selected by Vegas in the third round. Bowden Jr. joins…

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Today on KSR: Lynn Bowden is a Raider

Nick Roush 10:00am April 25, 2020 4/25/20

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Las Vegas will never be the same. This fall the Raiders are coming to the city that never sleeps and they’re bringing Lynn Bowden with them. The 2019 Paul Hornung Award Winner from the University of Kentucky was taken in the third round by the Raiders with the 80th overall pick. First and foremost, Bowden…

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April 24, 2020

Sorry ESPN, Lynn Bowden and Randall Cobb did NOT attend the same High School

Nick Roush 11:02pm April 24, 2020 4/24/20 Comments Disabled

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Bopody’s Nerfect, especially ESPN. You can’t expect the four-letter network to get everything right over seven rounds and more than 15 hours of live NFL Draft coverage, especially under these circumstances. It’s not too much to ask them to check their facts on an easy player comparison for a Top 100 prospect. Entering the NFL…

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Lynn Bowden drafted by the Las Vegas Raiders in the third round with the No. 80 overall pick

Nick Roush 10:40pm April 24, 2020 4/24/20

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Lynn Bowden Jr. has a new home. Kentucky’s versatile playmaker was selected by the Las Vegas Raiders in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft with the No. 80 overall pick. Bowden is the third wide receiver taken by the Raiders in the first three rounds. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Bowden will…

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Za’Darius Smith Gave Away a Bunch of Free Pizzas to Local Kids

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm April 24, 2020 4/24/20 Comments Disabled

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How much more proof do we need that Za’Darius Smith is the nicest human being on the planet? Earlier on Friday, the former Kentucky defensive end and current Green Bay Packer set out on a simple mission with a big promise: give as many kids as possible in the Greenville, AL area a free large pizza…

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KSR Show Thread 4/24: NFL Draft, NCAA rule changes, and more

Jack Pilgrim 9:55am April 24, 2020 4/24/20

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After a crazy day in the world of sports, what better way to recap it all than with the KSR crew? Matt Jones, Ryan Lemond, Shannon the Dude, and Drew Franklin will be live today from 10 a.m. to noon to discuss the first night of the NFL Draft, likely landing spots for Lynn Bowden…

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Today on KSR: Day two of the NFL Draft

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am April 24, 2020 4/24/20 Comments Disabled

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Today is day former Kentucky stars Lynn Bowden Jr. and Logan Stenberg could hear their names called in the 2020 NFL Draft. After an eventful first night that saw Joe Burrow taken No. 1 overall by the Bengals, Tua Tagovailoa staying in the top five, and Aaron Rogers’ successor being selected at the end of…

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April 23, 2020

Why Lynn Bowden will be picked higher than his mock draft projections

Nick Roush 10:00pm April 23, 2020 4/23/20

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Since the Big Blue Nation was introduced to Lynn Bowden, we quickly learned he’s one-of-a-kind. It served as a blessing for Mark Stoops but presents a conundrum for NFL Draft experts. If luck is where preparation meets opportunity, then the Wildcats had the perfect recipe for unusual success in 2019. We all knew that Bowden…

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June 1, 2020

Josh Allen surprises kindergarten teacher with end-of-year virtual meeting

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm June 1, 2020 6/1/20

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Former Kentucky superstar linebacker Josh Allen is spending his offseason putting smiles on faces. According to News4Jax out of Jacksonville, FL, Allen surprised a local kindergarten teacher with an end-of-year virtual call on the last day of class. After learning of Jacksonville Beach Elementary teacher Lori Cheanvechai’s passion for the University of Kentucky, one of…

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May 25, 2020

Mike Tomlin praises Benny Snell, Bud Dupree, and Lynn Bowden with John Calipari

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm May 25, 2020 5/25/20

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John Calipari’s string of hosting high-profile guests on Coffee With Cal continued this week, as Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin joined the show to break down the Kentucky head coach’s favorite NFL team and discuss several key players the Big Blue Nation should be quite familiar with. Calipari first asked Tomlin about two former Wildcats and…

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May 22, 2020

Kentucky has three of the top 100 players in the NFL

Jack Pilgrim 11:15am May 22, 2020 5/22/20

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The Kentucky football program represents three of the top 100 players in the NFL. In a recent ranking by Pete Prisco of CBS Sports, former Wildcat star pass-rushers Za’Darius Smith, Bud Dupree, and Josh Allen all made the list of top players in the league. Leading the way was Smith of the Packers at No.…

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May 21, 2020

The XFL has a heartbeat

Drew Franklin 4:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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The XFL — or Austin MacGinnis’ public NFL tryout, as we know it — is trying to make a comeback after the entire league disbanded midway through its first ever season due to the coronavirus. The XFL declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but now there are reports that Vince McMahon is trying to buy his own…

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Lynn Bowden Jr. promises to “wake the world up” as a Las Vegas Raider

Jack Pilgrim 3:00pm May 21, 2020 5/21/20

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By the time his Kentucky career came to a close, Lynn Bowden Jr. became the most dynamic playmaker in college football, earning Paul Hornung Award honors as the nation’s most versatile player and being named a first-team All-American as an all-purpose standout. Now, he’s planning to take that elite versatility to Las Vegas where he…

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May 19, 2020

What Sold Jon Gruden on Drafting Lynn Bowden

Nick Roush 10:00am May 19, 2020 5/19/20

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Lynn Bowden Jr. entered the NFL Draft as somewhat of an enigma. Some viewed the exceptional athlete from the University of Kentucky as a jack of all trades and master of none. Vince Marrow saw Bowden’s versatility as a strength at the next level. Not everyone agreed with the Big Dog, but the Las Vegas…

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May 18, 2020

Austin MacGinnis is already giving All-Pro answers to NFL questions

Drew Franklin 6:30pm May 18, 2020 5/18/20

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Austin MacGinnis hasn’t even practiced with his new NFL team, the Los Angeles Rams, and he is already showing the leadership and the maturity that it takes to be a winner in the National Football League. MacGinnis is featured in a new story on TheRams.com — the exact domain Ryan Lemond would send you to…

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May 17, 2020

Stenberg is first Detroit rookie to sign his deal

Drew Franklin 7:45pm May 17, 2020 5/17/20

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Of the nine new players the Detroit Lions drafted earlier this month, former Kentucky offensive lineman Logan Stenberg is the first to get his paperwork signed. The Lions’ fourth-round pick in the 2020 draft, Stenberg agreed to a four-year deal with his new team in the NFL, according to his agency, JL Sports. Terms of…

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WATCH: Raiders introduce fans to Lynn Bowden

Ty Schadt 11:00am May 17, 2020 5/17/20

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Nearly a month ago, the Las Vegas Raiders made Lynn Bowden the 80th pick of the 2020 NFL Draft. The First Team All-American’s career at Kentucky blue was a nonstop highlight reel, and Raider fans are expecting similar production when he dons the silver and black. The organization gave their fans a taste of what’s…

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May 15, 2020

Corey Peters starts virtual book club for Arizona high schoolers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm May 15, 2020 5/15/20

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Former Kentucky defensive lineman Corey Peters has found a way to give back to his community in Arizona during the coronavirus pandemic. Now entering his fifth season with the Arizona Cardinals, Peters will host a virtual book club for Arizona high school students through his foundation, the Peters Education Enrichment Project. “The Corey Peters Playbook”…

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