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August 12, 2017

Today on KSR: UK Football’s First Scrimmage

Nick Roush 10:00am August 12, 2017 8/12/17

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Scrimmage SZN Today’s scrimmage at Kroger Field is arguably the biggest day of training camp.  The first scrimmage of the year, the coaches get to see how players react “when the bullets are flying” for the first time. Freddie calls it “Separation Saturday,” where the men set themselves apart from the rest of the pack.…

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August 1, 2017

Dominique Hawkins worked out with the Philadelphia Eagles

Drew Franklin 12:00pm August 1, 2017 8/1/17

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Dominique Hawkins is still in search of a professional contract, and he hasn’t limited his options to just basketball. Lachlan McLean brought Hawkins on to his Louisville radio show this morning to discuss Hawkins’ prospects in basketball, only to find that Hawkins had an NFL tryout last week. Hawkins told McLean that he worked out…

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July 29, 2017

The Name of the Game for NFL Cats: Stay Healthy

Nick Roush 2:00pm July 29, 2017 7/29/17 Comments Disabled

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There are cliches in every sport, but like most things, football reigns supreme.  The reason why the coach-speaky cliches remain is that there’s truth to every one of them. “One of the two most important abilities for any player in this league is durability and availability.” It’s a reality all NFL players face, but one…

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July 17, 2017

John Wall and Randall Cobb are headed to the UK Athletics Hall of Fame

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:20am July 17, 2017 7/17/17

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If you’re listening to KSR, you just heard DeWayne Peevy announce some big news. John Wall and Randall Cobb headline the 2017 UK Athletics Hall of Fame class, which also includes Collin Cowgill (baseball), Ralph Hacker (broadcaster), Sherry Hoover Bordner (cross country/indoor track/outdoor track), and Sarah Rumely (volleyball). The group will be inducted during Hall of Fame Weekend,…

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July 15, 2017

Checking in on NBA Cats in the Summer League

Haley Simpson 11:00am July 15, 2017 7/15/17 Comments Disabled

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Former Cats continue to take over the NBA Summer League, three of them taking the court last night. Skal Labissiere continues to make waves with the Sacramento Kings, helping lead them to a 93-87 win over the Phoenix Suns. Labissiere went for 12 points and five rebounds in 23 minutes last night, earning a starting…

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July 10, 2017

Avery Williamson to host KSR tomorrow

Drew Franklin 9:00pm July 10, 2017 7/10/17

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Tennessee Titans linebacker Avery Williamson will try his hand at carrying Tuesday’s Kentucky Sports Radio radio show. A former All-SEC selection in his senior season at Kentucky, Williamson will be on to tell old tales from his four seasons as a Wildcat and what’s it like playing professionally for the next Super Bowl championship team.…

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July 8, 2017

Bud Dupree Reflects on Second NFL Season

Nick Roush 11:00am July 8, 2017 7/8/17 Comments Disabled

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Bud Dupree’s second NFL season was filled with obstacles, but the former Kentucky defensive end found a way to finish strong for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The preseason was filled with lofty expectations for the Steelers’ 2015 first round pick, expectations that could not be met thanks to a preseason injury.  Described as a groin/abdominal injury (a.k.a.…

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June 24, 2017

Former Wildcat Todd Perry Inducted into KY Pro Football Fall of Fame

Nick Roush 11:00am June 24, 2017 6/24/17

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Former Kentucky offensive guard Todd Perry was one of six inducted into the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame last night in Lexington. The Elizabethtown native was an All-SEC performer for Bill Curry in 1992.  A fourth round selection by the Chicago Bears, Perry spent eight seasons in Chicago and finished his 11-year career in…

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May 27, 2017

Two Fantastic Stats About the NFL Cats

Nick Roush 3:00pm May 27, 2017 5/27/17 Comments Disabled

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At Kentucky Sports Radio, the blog never sleeps.  We blog till we fall.  However, finding original statistical concoctions in said blogs are few and far between.  That’s not the case at Pro Football Focus. While I use my fingers to count how many days till football season, they’re crunching next level numbers.  Even though the…

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May 8, 2017

Marcus McWilson signs with the Raiders

Drew Franklin 1:20pm May 8, 2017 5/8/17

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Another former Wildcat has found a new home in the NFL. Marcus McWilson, the former UK safety and one of Mark Stoops’ first big commitments at Kentucky, inked a deal with the Oakland Raiders today. The Youngstown, Ohio native shined at UK’s Pro Day back in March and that likely played a big role in…

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January 24, 2020

LOOK: Josh Allen and Za’Darius Smith at the Pro Bowl

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm January 24, 2020 1/24/20

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The NFL’s Pro Bowl kicks off this Sunday at 3 p.m. on ESPN and three former Kentucky Wildcats will be in participation. New Orleans’ Larry Warford, Green Bay’s Za’Darius Smith, and Jacksonville’s Josh Allen are all down in Orlando, Fl as we speak, preparing for the weekend’s festivities. But before they can take the field on national…

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January 22, 2020

Former UK wide receiver Glenn Holt arrested at Antonio Brown’s home

Drew Franklin 11:15am January 22, 2020 1/22/20

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Glenn Holt had a solid career as a Kentucky Wildcat and then went on to cash some checks in the NFL with the Bengals, Lions and Vikings, but right now he’s in trouble at his new gig as Antonio Brown’s personal trainer. Holt was arrested outside Brown’s Hollywood, Florida home on Tuesday when police responded…

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January 21, 2020

Logan Stenberg Turns Heads Before Arriving at the Senior Bowl

Nick Roush 6:00pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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Senior Bowl festivities have begun in Mobile, Al. You will be able to watch the game Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET on the NFL Network, but the most important work happens before the game is kicked off. The important preparation phase of the event began Tuesday morning with the Underwear Olympics. Each player dropped to…

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Snubbed no more, Za’Darius Smith is going to the Pro Bowl

Nick Roush 1:00pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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Za’Darius Smith’s call-to-action worked. Playing in his first playoff game for the Green Bay Packers, the former Kentucky Wildcat revealed a message to the viewing audience after he pulled down Russell Wilson in the NFC Divisional Round. Give my guy Za’Darius Smith what he deserves! #SNUBBED#GoPackGo pic.twitter.com/sFJSND5DeG — Kyle ?? (@KyleNYY) January 13, 2020 Smith…

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January 20, 2020

Josh Allen Makes UK Football History (Again)

Nick Roush 10:30am January 20, 2020 1/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Josh Allen continues to do things no other Kentucky Wildcat football player has done before. Sunday he was promoted to the AFC’s Pro Bowl roster. Allen is just the ninth former Wildcat to be selected to the Pro Bowl and the first to do it in his rookie season. Allen’s rookie selection is also a…

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January 19, 2020

Josh Allen Added to AFC Pro Bowl Roster

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm January 19, 2020 1/19/20

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The NFL’s regular season is officially over, but that doesn’t mean the year is over for one former Kentucky Wildcat. The first rookie to do so in franchise history, Josh Allen of the Jacksonville Jaguars was added to the AFC Pro Bowl team earlier on Sunday. PRO BOWL BOUND https://t.co/YIASNo3jAD — 41 (@JoshAllen41_) January 19,…

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January 17, 2020

Larry Warford Added to NFC Pro Bowl Roster

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm January 17, 2020 1/17/20 Comments Disabled

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We finally have a former Kentucky Wildcat on the NFL’s 2020 Pro Bowl roster. Earlier this week on Wednesday, it was announced by the New Orleans Saints that offensive guard Larry Warford has been added to the NFC’s Pro Bowl roster in place of Zack Martin, who plays for the Dallas Cowboys and is unable…

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Dean Pees will never respect a player more than Wesley Woodyard

Drew Franklin 4:00pm January 17, 2020 1/17/20 Comments Disabled

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With the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship this weekend, I’m looking for any and all reasons to write about the fact that the Tennessee Titans are in the AFC Championship this weekend. And this story works. During yesterday’s press conferences in Nashville, Titans defensive coordinator Dean Pees had some very kind things to say…

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January 15, 2020

Josh Allen Named to NFL All-Rookie Team

Nick Roush 3:00pm January 15, 2020 1/15/20 Comments Disabled

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Josh Allen is earning accolades following his first season with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Pro Football Writers of America selected Allen to the 2019 All-Rookie team. He appeared on the defensive line alongside Ed Oliver, Dexter Lawrence and the PFWA’s Defensive Rookie of the Year, Nick Bosa. Allen and Bosa were neck and neck for…

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January 12, 2020

‘Cats in the NFL: Divisional Round Recap

Brandon Ramsey 9:30pm January 12, 2020 1/12/20 Comments Disabled

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It was a great day for the three remaining former Kentucky Wildcats competing in the National Football League Playoffs.  Last night, the Tennessee Titans took down the Baltimore Ravens to give Linebacker Wesley Woodyard the opportunity to play for the AFC Championship next weekend.  In the nightcap, Za’Darius Smith continued his dominant play to help…

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