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April 20, 2019

Mike Edwards is one of the safest picks in the NFL Draft

Nick Roush 12:00pm April 20, 2019 4/20/19

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Mike Edwards provided a steady presence as a playmaker in Kentucky’s secondary for three years. His reliability could pay off in next week’s NFL Draft. One of only two defensive backs in Kentucky’s 300-tackle club, while other SEC safeties stole headlines, Edwards quietly helped Kentucky control the line of scrimmage. Playing deep and walking up…

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April 18, 2019

One Week Until Kentucky Invades Nashville for the NFL Draft

Nick Roush 3:30pm April 18, 2019 4/18/19

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It’s finally here. Almost five months after the conclusion of the Kentucky football season, more than a dozen former players will soon learn which NFL team will call their name. Since the Wildcats’ Citrus Bowl win, players have traveled across the country for workouts, postseason bowl games, interviews, combines, meetings and more. Josh Allen has…

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April 15, 2019

NFL Visits: Wildcats meeting with teams ahead of draft

Drew Franklin 5:59pm April 15, 2019 4/15/19

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With the NFL draft right around the corner, several of Kentucky’s NFL hopefuls are bouncing around the country to visit with potential employers. Josh Allen will spend Monday and Tuesday in Oakland with the Raiders organization, according to Adam Schefter. Many mock drafts have Allen going to Oakland with the fourth overall pick in next week’s…

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April 10, 2019

Six Wildcats Appear in a Seven Round NFL Mock Draft

Nick Roush 4:00pm April 10, 2019 4/10/19

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Two weeks away from the 2019 NFL Draft, we’ve got a pretty good idea of where Josh Allen will land. There’s plenty of uncertainty surrounding the rest of the Wildcats. Almost every NFL Draft analyst has slotted Allen third overall to the New York Jets. He will be joined by plenty of his UK teammates,…

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April 8, 2019

Unofficial Numbers from Kentucky’s Second Pro Day with CJ Conrad and Mike Edwards

Nick Roush 5:00pm April 8, 2019 4/8/19

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Delayed by health problems, a pair of former Wildcats had to wait until today to complete an NFL Pro Day. This morning Mike Edwards and C.J. Conrad participated in position and combine style drills in front of NFL personnel at Kentucky’s Joe Craft Football Training Facility. Completely healed from a broken thumb, Edwards unofficially ran…

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April 3, 2019

Avery Williamson is excited to potentially team up with Josh Allen in New York

Nick Roush 3:00pm April 3, 2019 4/3/19

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Could two former Kentucky Wildcats lead the New York Jets’ defense? Avery Williamson wants Josh Allen to join him in the Big Apple. “I’d be very excited to have him on the team,” the former UK linebacker said on Wednesday’s edition of Kentucky Roll Call. “I feel like he’s a great player. He’s a game-changer,…

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Two Wildcats make ESPN’s First Two-Round Mock Draft

Nick Roush 1:10pm April 3, 2019 4/3/19

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Mock draft season is heating up three weeks away from the NFL Draft. While Kentucky’s pro prospects travel across the country to visit NFL teams, ESPN’s Todd McShay and Mel Kiper are forecasting who will be picked where. For the first time they go two rounds deep, making room for another Wildcat to make an…

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March 26, 2019

Josh Allen drops a spot in Mel Kiper’s mock draft update

Drew Franklin 11:20am March 26, 2019 3/26/19

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ESPN’s Mel Kiper released the third edition of his 2019 NFL mock draft, and Kentucky’s Josh Allen slid down one place in the new update. In Kiper’s NFL Mock Draft 3.0, Allen fell from the No. 2 overall pick to the No. 3 pick, making room for Kyler Murray to take over the top spot.…

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March 19, 2019

Randall Cobb will be a Dallas Cowboy

Nick Roush 5:54pm March 19, 2019 3/19/19

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Randall Cobb will wear blue once again. After eight seasons with the Green Bay Packers, the former Kentucky wide receiver has agreed to a deal with the Dallas Cowboys, according to NFL Insider Jay Glazer.  Cobb will the fill the Cowboys’ vacancy in the slot following Cole Beasley’s departure. Adam Schefter reports the deal is…

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March 14, 2019

Za’Darius Smith drove 14 hours to tell his mother she doesn’t have to work anymore

Jack Pilgrim 6:00pm March 14, 2019 3/14/19

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On Tuesday morning, former Kentucky pass-rusher Za’Darius Smith broke the bank with a lucrative four-year, $66 million deal with the Green Bay Packers. But before news broke that the deal was done, he wanted to make sure his mother was the first person to know that their family’s life would be changed forever. According to…

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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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