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April 26, 2019

Josh Allen will play close to the Big Blue Nation

Nick Roush 11:00am April 26, 2019 4/26/19 Comments Disabled

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Thanks to the Jacksonville Jaguars, Josh Allen’s professional career will play out not far from the Big Blue Nation. His new home in Duval is where many Kentucky fans call home. Aside from his new Florida Kentucky family, the Jaguars regularly play two of the three NFL teams that are closest to the Commonwealth. Every…

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April 25, 2019

NFL Draft: Did Booger throw Stoops under the bus?

Drew Franklin 11:15pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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Moments after Josh Allen’s name was called on draft night, before he even shook Roger Goodell’s hand on the draft stage, ESPN’s Booger McFarland threw the UK coaching staff under the bus. As McFarland was giving his two cents on Allen as the seventh overall pick, he said, “He definitely can be elite and I…

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WATCH: The moment Josh Allen found out he was going to be a Jacksonville Jaguar

Nick Roush 11:00pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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Every football player dreams of the day they get the call from the NFL. See the moment Josh Allen’s NFL dream came true. "#Sacksonville ain't it? I got you." Listen to @JoshAllen41_ finding out he's headed to #DUUUVAL pic.twitter.com/oRlJSEZVAU — #DUUUVAL (@Jaguars) April 26, 2019 Even though Allen was not picked as high as many…

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Stoops: Josh Allen is a great fit for the Jaguars

Nick Roush 10:28pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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Playing the waiting game at the NFL Draft is not for the faint of heart. Green room veteran Mark Stoops warned Josh Allen ahead of the long night in Nashville.  “I was sitting there lecturing Josh early on about being patient,” Stoops said. “Things don’t always go the way we anticipate sometimes and it seems…

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Josh Allen drafted in the same spot as Josh Allen

Nick Roush 10:15pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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Josh Allen is in good company…with Josh Allen. In the 2019 NFL Draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Kentucky outside linebacker Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick. In the 2018 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills selected Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen with the seventh overall pick. There’s no rule that Josh Allens must be the No.…

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BREAKING: Josh Allen taken No. 7 in the NFL Draft by Jacksonville

Jack Pilgrim 9:08pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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The Jacksonville Jaguars just got the best player in the NFL Draft in Kentucky’s Josh Allen. With the No. 7 pick, the Jaguars have selected the 6-foot-6, 260-pound linebacker out of Montclair, New Jersey. As a Kentucky Wildcat, Allen won the Chuck Bednarik Award, the Lott Trophy, and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, making him the…

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UK says NFL’s perimeter prevents temporary banners

Drew Franklin 4:00pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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With only hours before the start of the 2019 NFL Draft, we’re still angry over the removal of the Josh Allen banner from the front of an empty building on Broadway, about a block away from the NFL’s main stage. By now you probably know the story: UK created a banner to celebrate Josh Allen…

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Today on KSR: The NFL Draft

Nick Roush 9:00am April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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After months of testing, interviews, meetings and mock drafts, the big day is finally here. Tonight the first round of the NFL Draft kicks off in Nashville at 8:00 p.m. ET. Josh Allen and Mark Stoops will return to the Music City to see the most prolific pass-rusher to ever play at UK walk across…

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April 23, 2019

As uncertainty swells around UK’s NFL Draft prospects, Mark Stoops believes Lonnie Johnson is a First Rounder

Nick Roush 12:30pm April 23, 2019 4/23/19 Comments Disabled

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The wait is the hardest part. As Kentucky’s NFL prospects get closer and closer to the 2019 NFL Draft, the wait is becoming even more difficult. “It’s tough on all of them because there’s so much indecision,” Mark Stoops said Tuesday morning. “They don’t know where they’re going to live. They don’t know where they’re…

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April 22, 2019

There will be a huge Josh Allen sign on Broadway during NFL Draft

Drew Franklin 3:46pm April 22, 2019 4/22/19

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UK is crashing the NFL party in Nashville with an enormous banner celebrating Josh Allen. The sign is going up today on the front of the building that will soon be the Moxy Downtown Nashville. It is located on Broadway, not far from the NFL draft stage, so Allen will be in the background of…

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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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