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Naquez Pringle moves ahead of Matt Elam in the new depth chart

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Kentucky’s latest depth chart is out, and the only major change of note is Naquez Pringle moving ahead of Matt Elam at nose guard: 

OFFENSE
QUARTERBACK
15 Stephen Johnson (6-2, 183, Jr.)
12 Gunnar Hoak (6-4, 200, Fr.)
14 Luke Wright (6-4, 206, So.)
RUNNING BACK
18 Boom Williams (5-9, 196, Jr.)
3 Jojo Kemp (5-10, 200, Sr.)
OR 26 Benny Snell (5-11, 220, Fr.)
WIDE RECEIVER
13 Jeff Badet (6-0, 180, Jr.)
6 Blake Bone (6-5, 213, Jr.)
19 Kayaune Ross (6-6, 225, So.)
WIDE RECEIVER
80 Tavin Richardson (6-3, 216, RFr.)
OR 2 Dorian Baker (6-3, 208, Jr.)
82 Jabari Greenwood (6-3, 195, RFr.)
WIDE RECEIVER
9 Garrett Johnson (5-11, 175, Jr.)
88 Charles Walker (5-11, 203, Jr.)
WIDE RECEIVER
1 Ryan Timmons (5-10, 198, Sr.)
31 David Bouvier (5-9, 171, So.)
TIGHT END
15 C.J. Conrad (6-5, 245, So.)
85 Greg Hart (6-5, 245, Jr.)
FULLBACK
48 Will Tom Collins (5-11, 241, Sr.)
49 Tanner Fink (6-2, 251, Sr.)
LEFT TACKLE
74 Cole Mosier (6-6, 335, Jr.)
67 Landon Young (6-7, 305, Fr.)
LEFT GUARD
68 Nick Haynes (6-3, 316, Jr.)
71 Logan Stenberg (6-6, 318, RFr.)
CENTER
72 Jon Toth (6-5, 310, Sr.)
65 Jervontius Stallings (6-3, 318, So.)
RIGHT GUARD
65 Jervontius Stallings (6-3, 318, So.)
69 Ramsey Meyers (6-4, 305, Jr.)
RIGHT TACKLE
73 Kyle Meadows (6-5, 300, Jr.)
OR 64 George Asafo-Adjei (6-5, 315, So.)
DEFENSE
DEFENSIVE TACKLE
99 Adrian Middleton (6-3, 303, So.)
98 Tymere Dubose (6-5, 320, So.)
NOSE GUARD
77 Naquez Pringle (6-3, 320, Jr.)
69 Matt Elam (6-7, 360, Jr.)
DEFENSIVE END
94 Courtney Miggins (6-5, 285, Sr.)
92 Alvonte Bell (6-5, 260, Jr.)
DEFENSIVE END/OUTSIDE LINEBACKER
35 Denzil Ware (6-2, 255, So.)
20 Kengera Daniel (6-5, 260, So.)
STRONGSIDE LINEBACKER
41 Josh Allen (6-5, 230, So.)
47 Jordan Bonner (6-5, 220, So.)
MIDDLE LINEBACKER
51 Courtney Love (6-2, 242, Jr.)
56 Kash Daniel (6-1, 241, Fr.)
WEAKSIDE LINEBACKER
34 Jordan Jones (6-2, 220, So.)
32 Eli Brown (6-2, 215, RFr.)
NICKELBACK
24 Blake McClain (5-11, 200, Sr.)
5 Kendall Randolph (6-0, 182, Jr.)
CORNERBACK
29 Derrick Baity (6-3, 182, So.)
3 Jordan Griffin (6-0, 177, Fr.)
OR 9 Davonte Robinson (6-2, 187, Fr.)
STRONG SAFETY
27 Mike Edwards (6-0, 200, So.)
5 Kendall Randolph (6-0, 182, Jr.)
FREE SAFETY
24 Blake McClain (5-11, 200, Sr.)
OR 15 Marcus McWilson (6-0, 210, Sr.)
CORNERBACK
21 Chris Westry (6-4, 195, So.)
11 J.D. Harmon (6-2, 200, Sr.)
SPECIALISTS
KICKER
99 Austin MacGinnis (5-10, 180, Jr.)
95 Miles Butler (5-9, 171, So.)
PUNTER
86 Grant McKinniss (6-1, 210, Fr.)
OR 93 Bryan Kirshe (6-0, 150, So.)
LONG SNAPPER
42 Tristan Yeomans, PS (6-2, 290, So-JC)
53 Blake Best, FG, PAT (6-1, 246, Fr-RS)
PUNT RETURN
88 Charles Walker (5-11, 203, Jr.)
1 Ryan Timmons (5-10, 198, Sr.)
KICKOFF RETURN
26 Benny Snell (5-11, 220, Fr.)
22 Sihiem King (5-9, 172, So.)
HOLDER
42 Tristan Yeomans, PS (6-2, 290, So-JC)
86 Grant McKinniss (6-1, 210, Fr.)

Is it a coincidence that Pringle takes over the same day Kentucky Joe’s “Mr. Pringle (We Got It)” dropped? I think not.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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7 Comments for Naquez Pringle moves ahead of Matt Elam in the new depth chart



  1. RealCatsFan
    11:57 am October 31, 2016 Permalink

    Deservedly so…



    • symphonist41169
      12:21 pm October 31, 2016 Permalink

      Agreed. Elam should take the advice of Dean Wormer…



  2. InigoMontoya
    12:43 pm October 31, 2016 Permalink

    Bless you, Mrs. T, for including the players’ numbers! I use this as I watch the games.



  3. Blue_Cat75
    1:29 pm October 31, 2016 Permalink

    Elam is too tall and can’t get the leverage he needs to be a NT. They should have moved him to DT or O-line.



    • Sentient Third Eye
      2:02 pm October 31, 2016 Permalink

      This is more about Pringle’s development than Elam’s failure. Both young men have actually been playing pretty good football of late…



  4. LongTimeReader
    2:11 pm October 31, 2016 Permalink

    This is actually a good thing because it means the front line of UK’s defense is starting to add some depth.



  5. Luether
    9:23 pm October 31, 2016 Permalink

    Elam is the most underachieving and overrated UK football recruit ever…