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June 17, 2021

Three Former Wildcats rank among NFL’s Top Pass Rushers

Nick Roush 12:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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The University of Kentucky produces the NFL’s best pass rushers. It is known. There is a debate around college football as to which school is “DBU.” A tired argument between schools like LSU and Florida, there is no dispute who is OLBU. Despite suffering a season-ending injury with the Steelers in 2020, this offseason Bud…

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March 24, 2021

Bud Dupree says goodbye to Steelers fans (but also Titan Up)

Drew Franklin 1:00pm March 24, 2021 3/24/21

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Bud Dupree has a new home in Nashville after six years in Pittsburgh, where he started in 66 games for the Steelers and recorded 231 tackles with 39.5 sacks. Now with a Super Bowl contender in the Tennessee Titans, the former Kentucky Wildcat has a new five-year, $82.5 million contract to do his edge rushing…

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March 14, 2021

Bud Dupree shares update on rehab as free agency approaches

Ty Schadt 12:00pm March 14, 2021 3/14/21

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NFL Free Agency is set to kick off this week, as players are officially allowed to sign with new teams on March 17th at 4 p.m. Among them are many talented athletes, one of whom happens to be former Kentucky Wildcat Bud Dupree. After a season playing under the franchise tag for the Pittsburgh Steelers,…

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March 9, 2021

Bud Dupree is officially a free agent

Nick Roush 2:45pm March 9, 2021 3/9/21

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One former Kentucky Wildcat is looking for a new home. The Pittsburgh Steelers have informed Bud Dupree they will not use the franchise tag on the 28-year-old outside linebacker. Last season Dupree made just shy of $16 million while playing on the franchise tag. Twelve weeks into the 2020 season, Dupree was playing like one…

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January 31, 2021

Former Kentucky Linebacker Bud Dupree laughs off tweet about upcoming contract

Pranavdeep Singh 7:00pm January 31, 2021 1/31/21 Comments Disabled

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While former Wildcats such as Bam Adebayo and Immanuel Quickley have been thriving in the professional leagues, another fresh name is coming up for a big payday. Former Kentucky linebacker/defensive end Bud Dupree is an upcoming free agent in 2021, and following a career year before a torn ACL suffered in Week 12 of the…

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November 2, 2020

Steelers announce Avery Williamson trade

Drew Franklin 11:32am November 2, 2020 11/2/20

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Avery Williamson will be a Pittsburgh Steeler once he clears the team physical, the Steelers announced Monday. News of Pittsburgh’s trade for Williamson leaked out on Sunday, now Pittsburgh is making it official with a statement announcing the addition of the former Wildcat linebacker. Williamson tweeted, “Steel City,” and made a funny Instagram post for…

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September 15, 2020

Cats in the NFL: Benny Snell Emerges in Pittsburgh

Brent Wainscott 10:00am September 15, 2020 9/15/20

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In the blink of an eye, week one of the NFL is done, and what a week it was. It was a relatively quiet week one for the NFL Cats. For most, it was a very bad week one, but for two guys in the Steel City, the season couldn’t have started any better. Here…

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July 19, 2020

Implications of Bud Dupree’s Franchise Tag

Ty Schadt 11:00am July 19, 2020 7/19/20

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Earlier this week, former Kentucky linebacker Bud Dupree and the Pittsburgh Steelers failed to reach a long-term agreement, meaning the five-year veteran will play the upcoming season on the franchise tag. What exactly is the franchise tag, and what does it mean for Dupree’s future in Pittsburgh? The franchise tag is a designation an NFL…

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July 15, 2020

Bud Dupree did not get his long-term deal in Pittsburgh

Drew Franklin 5:45pm July 15, 2020 7/15/20

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4 p.m. today marked the deadline for NFL teams to sign their franchise-tagged players to long-term deals. In Nashville, Derrick Henry signed a four-year deal in the final hour. (Titan Up.) In Cleveland, Myles Garrett agreed to a massive extension to stay on the Browns’ defensive line. In Kansas City, Super Bowl champion Chris Jones…

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April 23, 2020

Bud Dupree signs franchise tag with Pittsburgh Steelers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm April 23, 2020 4/23/20

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Today’s a good day for Bud Dupree. Last month, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed the franchise tag on the former Cat, and today, he signed his franchise tender, guaranteeing him $15.8 million for the 2020 season. The Steelers have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal. Dupree is coming off his best season yet…

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