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July 12, 2020

Consistent strength of UK’s offensive line plays role in Jager Burton’s recruitment

Maggie Davis 9:00pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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Jager Burton is an offensive lineman, through and through. That’s why Kentucky is so high on the four-star recruit’s radar – the Cats are serious contenders for the Lexington native, alongside football powerhouses Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Oregon. Although he’ll be taking longer than originally anticipated to make his college decision amid coronavirus restrictions,…

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June 26, 2020

Kentucky has Three of the Best Offensive Linemen in the SEC

Nick Roush 5:00pm June 26, 2020 6/26/20

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Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall has consistently moved opponents backwards in the trenches under John Schlarman’s tutelage. The selfless unit has paved the way for four consecutive 1,000-yard seasons without much fanfare. That’s all changing in 2020. The Wildcat offensive line has three stars that continue receiving accolades from some of the best minds in all…

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June 6, 2020

Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall has Three of the Top 30 Returning Offensive Linemen in College Football

Nick Roush 5:30pm June 6, 2020 6/6/20

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The Big Blue Wall might be the best it has ever been in 2020. Since John Schlarman became the Wildcats’ offensive line coach, they’ve transformed into one of the best units in the SEC, paving the way for 1,000-yard rushers in each of the last four seasons. The Big Blue Wall has produced NFL Draft…

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April 29, 2020

Previewing the 2020 edition of Kentucky’s “Big Blue Wall”

Freddie Maggard 4:00pm April 29, 2020 4/29/20 Comments Disabled

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The University of Kentucky offensive line is poised to be one of the top units in college football in 2020. Four starters return from a group that helped set UK’s single-season school records with 3,624 rushing yards, 36 rushing touchdowns, and average 6.3 yards per carry. The foursome was also credited for 167 knockdown blocks…

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March 31, 2020

Advanced Stat Deep Dive: Calculating UK’s Offensive Line Success

Adam Luckett 1:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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You didn’t think the offensive line had beach bodies ready to rock during football weather? Well guess again. Earlier this week on KSR, we posted a feature on quarterbacks where a lot of advanced stats were used. In the exercise, we tried to explain just what Kentucky’s offense has been missing. The numbers can sometimes…

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February 20, 2020

PFF names top returning SEC linemen and four of them play for Kentucky

Drew Franklin 11:15am February 20, 2020 2/20/20

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Ladies, eyes down here. Men, you too. Brent Rollins from Pro Football Focus revealed the Southeastern Conference’s highest-graded returning offensive lineman, according to PFF, and four of the nine players named are on the Big Blue Wall. Darrian Kinnard is the league’s top returning lineman with an 89.2 grade. He started all 13 games at…

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January 22, 2020

Three of PFF’s 30 best offensive linemen are on the Big Blue Wall (and Landon Young isn’t one of them)

Drew Franklin 2:00pm January 22, 2020 1/22/20

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Pro Football Focus named its Top 30 Offensive Linemen Returning To College Football In 2020, and three of them will be blocking for Terry Wilson and the UK backfield next year. That’s crazy. Even crazier: Landon Young is not one of them. PFF listed Darian Kinnard, Drake Jackson and Luke Fortner among the best O-linemen…

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January 6, 2020

Pro Football Focus Ranks Kentucky’s Offensive Line Fifth in the Nation

Nick Roush 5:30pm January 6, 2020 1/6/20

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Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall is one of the best offensive lines in all of college football. The numbers don’t lie. Pro Football Focus, the outlet that gives personal grades for players after each game, has released its rankings for all 130 FBS offensive lines. Of course, Kentucky is near the top at No. 5, behind…

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