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April 6, 2021

Draft Buzz: Mock Surprises

Adam Luckett 10:00pm April 6, 2021 4/6/21

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The NFL Draft is just three weeks away and moves are being made. Mock drafts are at a fever pitch and fans will be able to attend the big-time event in Cleveland. This is always a very exciting time on the football calendar and the University of Kentucky football program will be well represented in 2021.…

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April 3, 2021

Brandin Echols cashed in at Kentucky Pro Day

Adam Luckett 12:00pm April 3, 2021 4/3/21 Comments Disabled

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Since Mark Stoops arrived, Kentucky has produced 11 NFL Draft picks and seven of those players have come on the defensive side of the football. To no one’s surprise, the secondary is well represented and the Wildcats appear ready to have two more secondary players hear their names called in a couple of weeks. LSU…

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January 4, 2021

Brandin Echols announces 2020 Kentucky football season is his last

Nick Roush 3:00pm January 4, 2021 1/4/21

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Brandin Echols saved the best for his last game. As expected, the senior cornerback and former JUCO product will not return to Kentucky for another season in 2021. Invited to participate in the East-West Shrine Bowl, Echols has his sights set on the NFL. He thanked the BBN for all of the support Monday afternoon.…

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January 2, 2021

WATCH: Echols plays dead to draw unsportsmanlike conduct penalty

Drew Franklin 4:00pm January 2, 2021 1/2/21

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Brandin Echols should get his Oscar speech ready after the acting performance he gave to sell a shove from an NC State receiver. Echols played dead and needed CPR from his teammates to get back up as the Wolfpack moved back 15 yards for the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Brandin Echols is too funny ? Wait…

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December 9, 2020

Brandin Echols accepts virtual Shrine Bowl bid

Nick Roush 2:30pm December 9, 2020 12/9/20 Comments Disabled

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One talented outgoing Kentucky senior will showcase his talents in front of NFL Scouts with the help of the East-West Shrine Bowl. Brandin Echols accepted an invitation to the 96th East-West Shrine Bowl, a game that many former Wildcats have participated in the past, most recently Derrick Baity, Bunchy Stallings and C.J. Conrad. Unfortunately, COVID-19…

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September 7, 2020

Brandin Echols played “scared” onto NFL Draft boards

Nick Roush 4:30pm September 7, 2020 9/7/20

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Brandin Echols was a the pleasant surprise on Kentucky’s 2019 defense. We didn’t even see him at his best. The junior college transfer from Southaven, Mississippi set the edge at cornerback. Exceptional in run support, he recorded 54 tackles, the fourth-most on the team. He also had a sack, 2.5 tackles for loss and two…

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June 22, 2020

Put UK Cornerback Brandin Echols in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Nick Roush 4:00pm June 22, 2020 6/22/20

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What? In Brandin Echols’ bio, the Kentucky cornerback is listed as 5-foot-11, a generous measurement at that. When given a basketball and a hoop, Echols does things on the court that people under six-feet tall should not be able to do. Windmill jam? No problem. Need to see him go 360 degrees? He’s got it.…

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January 4, 2020

Lynn Bowden’s Advice for Brandin Echols Paid Dividends on the Final Play of the Belk Bowl

Nick Roush 8:00pm January 4, 2020 1/4/20

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Lynn Bowden was on the sideline when one of his most significant contributions paid dividends. The 2019 season finale was not a high-water mark for Brad White’s defense. Virginia Tech’s tempo put the Cats on their heels, scoring in less than six plays on three separate drives. The Hokies attacked the edge, racking up 219…

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September 26, 2019

Two JUCO Defensive Backs Emerge as Playmakers

Nick Roush 4:00pm September 26, 2019 9/26/19

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It took a little time for UK’s two junior college defensive back transfers to get acclimated to big-time college football. Since the start of SEC play, Brandin Echols and Quandre Mosely have proved they belong on the field. Even though he’s a cornerback, Echols has been one of Kentucky’s top tacklers over the last two…

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September 16, 2019

UK’s Week 4 Depth Chart: Changes to the secondary

Drew Franklin 11:00am September 16, 2019 9/16/19

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Kentucky’s updated depth chart is out for Mississippi State week and there are no major surprises, but there are a few changes. Jamari Brown was demoted at cornerback as Brandin Echols moves into that spot opposite of Cedrick Dort Jr. in the secondary. Then there are the absences of Phil Hoskins, who injured himself in…

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