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November 27, 2019

WATCH: Kentucky’s Seniors Prepare for Final Home Game

Nick Roush 6:00pm November 27, 2019 11/27/19

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A secondary storyline to the rivalry week matchup with Louisville is that Saturday will be the final home game for 11 Kentucky Wildcats. Before Senior Day at Kroger Field, KSR spoke to Logan Stenberg, Ahmad Wagner, Kash Daniel and Calvin Taylor Jr. about what emotions they are experiencing this week. Below you will find the…

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November 26, 2019

SEC Sack Leader Calvin Taylor Jr. Says Kentucky “Will Win” 2019 Governor’s Cup

Nick Roush 10:30pm November 26, 2019 11/26/19

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Calvin Taylor Jr. recorded 1.5 sacks Saturday against UT Martin to move into a three-way tie for first place in the SEC in sacks (7.5). To mark the milestone, the senior defensive lineman guaranteed a victory over Louisville. When asked what it would mean to leave Kroger Field for the final time with a win…

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October 31, 2019

Unranked recruit to SEC Player of the Week, hard work pays off for Calvin Taylor

Drew Franklin 9:30pm October 31, 2019 10/31/19

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Calvin Taylor Jr. has become a real force on Kentucky’s defensive line in his senior season for the Wildcats. Matter of fact, this week he earned the league’s SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week award for his performance in last Saturday’s game against Missouri, in which he totaled three tackles, including a career-high two quarterback sacks,…

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October 29, 2019

Kentucky has Discovered its Strength on Defense

Nick Roush 3:00pm October 29, 2019 10/29/19

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“The strength of the team needs to be the strength.” Mark Stoops’ early-season evaluation of his team has come to fruition since UK had its first bye week at the tail-end of a three-game losing streak. The aforementioned coach-speak, arguably Stoops’ greatest coach-speak, referred to the play of his defensive front seven. Arguably UK’s most…

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October 28, 2019

Three Cats Earn SEC Player of the Week Honors

Nick Roush 12:19pm October 28, 2019 10/28/19

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A trio of Kentucky Wildcats have been honored by the Southeastern Conference for their performances against Missouri. Lynn Bowden was named SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week, Max Duffy earned Special Teams Player of the Week, and Calvin Taylor earned Defensive Lineman of the Week honors. Lining up at quarterback for the Wildcats, Bowden completed…

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October 17, 2019

Wildcats Excited to Return to Play in their Home State of Georgia

Nick Roush 3:30pm October 17, 2019 10/17/19

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Last weekend was Kentucky’s homecoming at Kroger Field. This week it’s a homecoming for more than a dozen Wildcats when the team travels to Georgia. Kentucky’s roster features 14 players from the state of Georgia, trailing only Florida (18), Kentucky and Ohio (23 apiece). Two players from the Peach State have become stars on Kentucky’s…

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October 13, 2019

Today on KSR: Lynn Bowden Jr. Leads Comeback Win

Eli Mitchell 10:00am October 13, 2019 10/13/19

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A win in the Southeastern Conference is hard to come by these days, but Kentucky picked up its first of the year by rallying to defeat Arkansas 24-20. Lynn Bowden Jr. completed 7 of 11 passes for 78 yards, and a touchdown to go along with 196 yards, and two touchdowns on the ground. The…

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October 5, 2019

Calvin Taylor Jr. is Transforming Into the D-Line’s Top Playmaker

Nick Roush 2:00pm October 5, 2019 10/5/19

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It took some time, but Kentucky’s defensive line has found its star. Calvin Taylor Jr. has transformed into one of the nation’s top interior defensive linemen. Entering the bye week the senior has 22 pressures, the second-most by an interior defender in all of FBS. Last Saturday those pressures added up to a sack. [email protected]_huncho…

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September 19, 2019

Few Defensive Tackles Are Pressuring Quarterbacks Better Than Calvin Taylor Jr.

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

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Kentucky has spread the wealth in the pass rush, but one player stands above the rest. Calvin Taylor Jr. stands above almost every player he’ll run into on the football field. A 6-9 310-pound defensive tackle, the senior defensive tackle from Augusta, Ga. has made life difficult for opposing quarterbacks in 2019. Through three games…

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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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