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July 21, 2021

Chris Rodriguez on Doak Walker Award Watch List

Nick Roush 12:30pm July 21, 2021 7/21/21 Comments Disabled

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Watch List SZN has been kind to Chris Rodriguez ahead of the 2021 season. The Kentucky running back secured a spot on the watch list for the Maxwell Award, a college football MVP honor that only comes second to the Heisman Trophy. Wednesday morning Rodriguez landed on another watch, this time for the Doak Walk…

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June 28, 2021

Kinnard, Rodriguez named Preseason All-Americans by Pro Football Focus

Nick Roush 10:30am June 28, 2021 6/28/21

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All-American honors continue to roll in for Kentucky Wildcats ahead of the 2021 college football season. Monday morning Pro Football Focus unveiled its 2021 preseason college football All-American team. If you’ve kept up with any of the outlet’s work, you know they are big fans of Darian Kinnard and Chris Rodriguez. Each player made an appearance,…

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June 24, 2021

Chris Rodriguez No. 5 in PFF’s 2022 NFL Draft Running Back Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm June 24, 2021 6/24/21

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If the 2022 NFL Draft started today, Kentucky’s Chris Rodriguez would be one of the top five running backs available, according to Pro Football Focus. PFF’s Michael Renner ranked Rodriguez No. 5 in his early 2022 NFL Draft running backs rankings, opining that the redshirt junior’s powerful running style will more than compensate for a…

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May 20, 2021

Eight Wildcats Make Athlon Sports’ Preseason All-SEC Teams

Brent Wainscott 10:00pm May 20, 2021 5/20/21

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We are 100 days away from kicking off the 2021 college football season which means the off-season talk train continues to roll on. Athlon Sports kept that train going by naming eight Wildcats to their Preseason All-SEC Teams in 2021, tied for the fifth-most in the conference behind LSU and Texas A&M, who have nine…

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May 13, 2021

Chris Rodriguez ranked as one of college football’s top returning running backs

Nick Roush 10:30am May 13, 2021 5/13/21

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The addition of Liam Coen to Mark Stoops’ staff has the Big Blue Nation buzzing this offseason. After years of poor passing, fans can once again dream of big plays through the air to Wan’Dale Robinson, Josh Ali and a group of talented tight ends. In all of the new scheme hysteria, arguably the offense’s…

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March 23, 2021

Liam Coen: Let Chris Rodriguez Eat!

Nick Roush 1:00pm March 23, 2021 3/23/21

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Chris Rodriguez is hungry. Liam Coen is prepared to feed him the football in 2021. “Chris Rodriguez needs to touch the ball as many times as possible.” The BBN agrees with Coen’s statement wholeheartedly. Mark Stoops brought in the Sean McVay disciple from the L.A. Rams to revitalize the Wildcats’ stagnant passing game. Much of…

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March 15, 2021

Chris Rodriguez reminds new running backs coach John Settle of James Conner

Nick Roush 1:30pm March 15, 2021 3/15/21 Comments Disabled

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The man replacing Eddie Gran as Kentucky’s running backs coach has an extensive rap sheet of 1,000-yard rushers. Once an All-Pro running back for the Atlanta Falcons, John Settle’s former pupils range from Jonathan Taylor and James White to Derrick Ward and DeAngelo Williams. After spending one day on the field with Chris Rodriguez, one…

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February 6, 2021

It’s time to ditch Mini Benny, you can call Chris Rodriguez ‘C-Rod’

Nick Roush 4:00pm February 6, 2021 2/6/21

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When Kentucky fans first saw Chris Rodriguez plow through defenders, something look familiar. The powerful rusher looked so much like his predecessor, Benny Snell, it took no time for fans to refer to the Georgia native as “Mini Benny.” Now is the time to put that nickname to bed. While Snell and Rodriguez share a…

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February 1, 2021

Who is Chris Rodriguez Jr.?

Freddie Maggard 9:00pm February 1, 2021 2/1/21 Comments Disabled

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Chris Rodriguez Jr. pretended to be Marshawn Lynch when he played football as a kid. A fact that most people don’t know about him is that he likes country music. Known as “C-Rod” to his teammates and coaches, Rodriguez Jr. has emerged as the nation’s top returning running back as ranked by Pro Football Focus.…

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January 18, 2021

Three Wildcats among Top 101 College Football Players in 2020

Nick Roush 2:45pm January 18, 2021 1/18/21

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A week after the 2020 college football season officially came to a close, Pro Football Focus has ranked the top 101 players from a year that will not soon be forgotten. PFF, the outlet that grades individual performances from each game, is a big fan of the Wildcats. It’s not surprise that three Kentucky football…

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