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July 22, 2020

Dealt two bad hands, CJ Conrad not bitter over brief NFL career

Nick Roush 10:30pm July 22, 2020 7/22/20

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In May of 2018 Mel Kiper ranked C.J. Conrad was the top draft eligible tight end in college football. Two years later Conrad hung up his cleats for good and returned to the University of Kentucky to pursue a career in coaching. At some point in his coaching career, Conrad will likely tell his players, “control…

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The Expertise CJ Conrad Brings to a Four-Deep Tight End Room

Nick Roush 6:00pm July 22, 2020 7/22/20 Comments Disabled

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It’s been less than two years since C.J. Conrad sat in UK’s meeting room for tight ends. Last time he was a student. This time he will be one of the teachers. Conrad will be assisting Vince Marrow as an off the field graduate assistant in 2020. Today he gave us a little preview of…

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July 20, 2020

CJ Conrad will return to UK Football program as a Graduate Assistant

Nick Roush 1:29pm July 20, 2020 7/20/20

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C.J. Conrad is back. First reported by 247’s Derek Terry, the former Kentucky tight end will return to Lexington in the fall of 2020 as an off-the-field graduate assistant while he works to complete his master’s degree in sports leadership. “I’m glad to be back,” he Tweeted. The move is only one year after Conrad’s successful…

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October 2, 2019

CJ Conrad worked out for the Titans (Be still, my heart)

Drew Franklin 2:00pm October 2, 2019 10/2/19

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C.J. Conrad needs a job in the NFL. The former Kentucky tight end had a job with the New York Giants, but the Giants organization is stupid and it cut Conrad from its practice squad a few weeks into the season. All-time dumb move by the G-Men. They got a steal in Conrad when he…

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September 18, 2019

CJ Conrad released from New York Giants practice squad

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm September 18, 2019 9/18/19

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Some unfortunate news for our pal CJ Conrad: yesterday, the New York Giants released the former Cat from their practice squad to sign running back Austin Walter. The Giants are thin at running back and already have five tight ends on the roster, so the move makes sense in that regard, but it’s still disappointing,…

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September 1, 2019

CJ Conrad Signed to Giants Practice Squad

Zack Geoghegan 11:05pm September 1, 2019 9/1/19

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Not even 24 hours after the New York Giants cut former Kentucky tight end CJ Conrad, they decided to add him back to the team as a member of the practice squad. TE CJ Conrad will sign to the Giants practice squad, per source. — Dan Duggan (@DDuggan21) September 1, 2019 Conrad went undrafted in…

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August 22, 2019

Today on KSR: CJ Conrad Plays Close to Home

Nick Roush 9:00am August 22, 2019 8/22/19

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One of the Big Blue Nation’s best will be wearing blue and white in his home state Thursday night. C.J. Conrad will rock No. 47 for the New York Giants when the G-Men enter Paul Brown Stadium to take on the Cincinnati Bengals in the third game of the NFL preseason. The Ohio native will…

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August 13, 2019

Vince Marrow says Justin Rigg is already better than C.J. Conrad

Nick Roush 1:45pm August 13, 2019 8/13/19

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C.J. Conrad gets no respect. As soon as the UK tight end left Lexington, The Big Dog found a new favorite pup. “Justin Rigg is playing at a different level,” said UK tight ends coach Vince Marrow. “Justin right now is playing better than any tight end I had here at this time since I’ve been…

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July 3, 2019

CJ Conrad has made a beneficial ally, New York Giants Rookie QB Daniel Jones

Nick Roush 1:00pm July 3, 2019 7/3/19

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They say if you walk with trash, you end up smelling the same. The adage about wisely choosing the company you keep also applies to those who can help you succeed. C.J. Conrad is doing just that with the New York Giants. Through rookie minicamps and OTAs, the former Kentucky tight end has developed a bond…

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June 5, 2019

C.J. Conrad is garnering buzz at New York Giants minicamp

Adam Luckett 8:00pm June 5, 2019 6/5/19

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The start of June means the start of minicamp for each NFL franchise as players step out onto the practice field in pads for the first time since their respective seasons ended. This is an exciting time for fans and beat reporters since they’ll get their first look at the newly acquired free agents or…

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