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May 15, 2020

Boogie Watson receiving love from Pro Football Focus

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm May 15, 2020 5/15/20

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Kentucky continues to receive love from Pro Football Focus. After highlighting how Kentucky is set to return the two highest graded offensive tackles in the SEC, PFF is moving to the opposite side of the field to show some praise. The media outlet has ranked Jamar “Boogie” Watson as the third highest-graded returning edge rusher…

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March 9, 2020

LOOK: Boogie Watson’s Kobe-Inspired Cleats

Nick Roush 6:00pm March 9, 2020 3/9/20

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Boogie Watson is bringing Mamba Mentality to the gridiron. This spring practice the Kentucky outside linebacker is trading in his blue and white for purple and gold. Take a closer look at Watson’s custom Kobe Bryant Nike cleats. The DMV-product enters his fifth and final season with 13.5 career sacks, just four away from tying…

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March 5, 2020

Spring Practice Notebook: Defensive Depth

Nick Roush 6:00pm March 5, 2020 3/5/20

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Kentucky’s defense is rolling deep into 2020 spring practice. Returning just about everyone from the nation’s 14th-ranked scoring defense, it makes the early playbook installation periods fly by. “We’re just in our tennis-skirts so it’s a little bit hard,” said defensive coordinator Brad White, ” but when you have a lot of guys back, some…

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October 22, 2019

Inside The Play: Setting the Edge

Adam Luckett 12:00pm October 22, 2019 10/22/19

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In Kentucky’s 3-4 scheme, they count on their edges to do a lot. The Wildcats use two outside linebackers (Sam and Jack) in their base defense and they play a key role in both pass and run support. In addition to providing a pass rush everyone can see, these positions also must set the edge…

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September 29, 2019

Boogie Watson Responded to Challenge from Coaches

Nick Roush 3:00pm September 29, 2019 9/29/19 Comments Disabled

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After playing Robin to Josh Allen’s Batman in 2018, Boogie Watson was poised for a breakthrough 2019 season. Through four games, the production had not matched the preseason hype. Watson had just 11 tackles, two for loss and a half sack. His play sparked a conversation ahead of the South Carolina game with defensive coordinator…

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May 14, 2019

LOOK: Enormous Kentucky Football Linemen go for Camel Rides

Nick Roush 4:00pm May 14, 2019 5/14/19

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“Two guys hop on the back of a camel” sounds like the premise of a bad joke. “Two enormous Kentucky offensive linemen hop on the back of the camel” is a jaw-dropping, hilarious sight to see. Over the last week, three Kentucky football players have participated in the program’s annual service trip to Ethiopia. During…

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April 4, 2019

Brad White needs to see more from the outside linebackers

Nick Roush 6:00pm April 4, 2019 4/4/19

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Replacing Josh Allen is no easy task. Hard to believe, right? After glossing over the outside linebackers’ development for most of the spring season, I opened Brad White’s media availability by asking him how his group is coming along. White responded with a pause. “They’re coming.” Since the departure of Allen and White’s promotion to…

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August 23, 2018

Boogie Watson Finally Comfortable at One Position

Nick Roush 8:00pm August 23, 2018 8/23/18

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Jamar “Boogie” Watson does a lot of things well.  His versatility is undeniably his best quality.  That’s why he played almost every linebacker position in 2017. “He was a Sam last year. Then because of need, we had to move him inside,” Matt House said after Thursday’s practice. “Then he showed some pass rush ability.…

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