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December 8, 2019

Cats in the NFL Preview: Week 14

Hayden Hooper 12:30pm December 8, 2019 12/8/19

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Good morning BBN and welcome to Week 14 of the NFL season! A lot of playoff berths are still alive and well today on this glorious Sunday! Let’s get into some big news that you might see today on the gridiron from former Cats! Benny Snell Jr. In case you didn’t see last week, Benny…

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December 6, 2019

Five Reasons Why Austin MacGinnis Should Be On An NFL Roster

Drew Franklin 5:00pm December 6, 2019 12/6/19

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Last night I watched Brett Maher, the kicker for the Dallas Cowboys, miss a field goal with his team, America’s team, down three points. It was Maher’s fourth missed kick in three games and he now has the most misses in a single season by any kicker in the last four years. And there are…

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December 1, 2019

Afternoon News and Notes: Snell, Allen, MacGinnis, Edmond and more

Maggie Davis 6:00pm December 1, 2019 12/1/19

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After an already-big weekend for the Big Blue Nation, current and former Cats continue to dominate in their respective leagues. Here are your Sunday afternoon news and notes: Benny Snell, first NFL touchdown Just one day after Kentucky demolished Louisville in the battle for the Governor’s Cup, one of UK football’s all-time greats once again…

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November 26, 2019

Austin MacGinnis worked out for the New York Football Giants

Drew Franklin 5:56pm November 26, 2019 11/26/19

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Austin MacGinnis was a late scratch for this week’s KSR Football Podcast, recorded last night without MacGinnis’ expert analysis. He texted the group hours before we were set to meet up to say he would be out of town. Turns out, MacGinnis made a quick trip up to New Jersey to work out for the…

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October 17, 2019

So I guess we’re all Dallas Renegades fans now?

Drew Franklin 9:00pm October 17, 2019 10/17/19

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The XFL season will be here before we know it, and you can pretend you won’t care and you can pretend you won’t watch it, but you absolutely will care and you 100 percent will watch it because it starts after all other football ends at the Super Bowl and you love football. Facts. Stop…

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October 16, 2019

Austin MacGinnis drafted by Dallas Renegades in XFL Draft

Drew Franklin 3:13pm October 16, 2019 10/16/19

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University of Kentucky kicking legend Austin MacGinnis heard his name called on Day 2 of the XFL Draft on Wednesday. MacGinnis was selected by the Dallas Renegades in the first round of Phase 5 of the draft. Phase 5 is the “open” part of the draft after four phases designated to selecting specific positions. Phase…

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October 15, 2019

KSR podcaster Austin MacGinnis worked out for the Patriots

Drew Franklin 10:30pm October 15, 2019 10/15/19

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Austin MacGinnis skipped out on the KSR Football Podcast this week because he was, in his exact words, “out of town.” Turns out, MacGinnis was out of town… WORKING OUT FOR THE SUPER BOWL CHAMPION NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS. According to multiple reports out of Boston, MacGinnis was one of four kickers brought in for a…

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October 7, 2019

Two Former Wildcats Included in XFL Draft Pool

Nick Roush 5:00pm October 7, 2019 10/7/19 Comments Disabled

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The XFL Draft is a week away. Expect to hear the names of a few former Wildcats called. The new spring football league released the names of about 200 players that will be in the draft pool. Wide receiver Garrett “Juice” Johnson and friend of the program, Austin MacGinnis, were featured in the release. Frankly,…

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August 13, 2019

Austin MacGinnis is going to the XFL

Drew Franklin 2:15pm August 13, 2019 8/13/19

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Former UK kicker Austin MacGinnis will get another shot at professional football, this time in the revamp of the XFL. MacGinnis announced the news on social media Tuesday afternoon with a screenshot of his official invitation from XFL commissioner Oliver Luck: Excited to accept this invite to the XFL Draft Pool! #XFL @xfl2020 pic.twitter.com/1fK5CjbwEq —…

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May 9, 2019

Do the right thing Minnesota Vikings, sign Austin MacGinnis

Nick Roush 9:45pm May 9, 2019 5/9/19

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Before Cody Parkey made the Chicago Bears the NFL’s modern playoff punchline, there was Blair Walsh and the Minnesota Vikings.  The Bears had a chance to sign Austin MacGinnis, not once, but twice. MacGinnis participated in rookie mini-camp and they passed. He was called back following the Parkey double-doink and they let him walk once…

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