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July 24, 2020

Kash Daniel predicts breakout season for Jamin Davis

Drew Franklin 5:00pm July 24, 2020 7/24/20

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Kentucky has a hole to fill in the middle of its defense. Kash Daniel is gone after totaling 168 tackles in 51 career games, and Chris Oats, Daniel’s backup who was on track to slide into a starting role, is out indefinitely with a very serious medical issue. So who steps in now? Kash Daniel…

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July 13, 2020

Boogie Watson named to Chuck Bednarik Award Watch List

Drew Franklin 12:00pm July 13, 2020 7/13/20 Comments Disabled

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Jamar “Boogie” Watson is poised for a standout senior season on Kentucky’s defense and today he earned some preseason recognition as one of the players to watch in 2020. Watson was named to the watch list for the Chuck Bednarik Award, given annually to the best defensive player in college football. The SEC’s leading returning…

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June 8, 2020

Boogie Watson Injects Precision into Pass Rushing

Nick Roush 11:00pm June 8, 2020 6/8/20

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Josh Allen left big shoes to fill on the edge of Kentucky’s defense. Jamar “Boogie” Watson filled them admirably in 2019, but the best is yet to come. “First of all, Boogie is a guy we’ve been high on for many years — and now he’s really doing some elite things,” Mark Stoops recently told The…

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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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