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May 7, 2021

Tight end is small but elite group for Kentucky

Adam Luckett 7:00pm May 7, 2021 5/7/21

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The Los Angeles Rams ranked fourth in the NFL in 12 personnel usage — one running back, two tight ends, two receivers — last season. Moving over to Kentucky, new offensive coordinator Liam Coen will likely stick with that same grouping a ton this fall. The program is entering the football season with just four…

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March 22, 2021

Super Seniors could give Kentucky an edge in 2021

Adam Luckett 7:00pm March 22, 2021 3/22/21 Comments Disabled

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The 2020 season was a befuddled mess for a lot of reasons, but it could still be considered a success. The SEC was able to play a complete schedule, bowl season went on and a national champion was crowned. For Kentucky, there was plenty of up and downs but the program ended the year with…

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November 14, 2020

Tight ends put on a show for new tight end commit Dingle

Drew Franklin 3:40pm November 14, 2020 11/14/20 Comments Disabled

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Intentional or not, UK put on a show for its new tight end commit, Jordan Dingle, early in the game against Vanderbilt. Dingle committed to Kentucky on Friday, and on Saturday the Kentucky offense was throwing to its tight ends for touchdowns. Senior Justin Rigg was first with the first score of the game, a…

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August 25, 2020

Eye-Opening Statements from the Offense Following Tuesday’s Kentucky Football Practice

Nick Roush 10:00pm August 25, 2020 8/25/20

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Kentucky football preseason practice continued on Tuesday, the fifth total practice and third in pads to date. It marks a significant milestone, one Eddie Gran’s offense has never reached so quickly. “Since I’ve been here this is the fastest we’ve installed (the offensive playbook),” said Kentucky’s offensive coordinator. “We’ve just finished five practices and we…

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July 17, 2020

Justin Rigg named to John Mackey Award Watch List

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm July 17, 2020 7/17/20

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Congratulations are in order for Justin Rigg, who was just named to the watch list for the 2020 John Mackey Award, given annually to the best tight end in college football. The senior from Springboro, Ohio is one of nine SEC players on the list along with Kyle Pitts (Florida), Arik Gilbert (LSU), Tre McKitty…

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February 10, 2020

2020 Roster Outlook: Tight Ends

Adam Luckett 4:00pm February 10, 2020 2/10/20

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Our series previewing next year’s roster continues and now we move on to Vince Marrow’s position room. The Wildcats return every scholarship player from last season’s roster including a guy who was able to redshirt last season despite receiving some game reps. UK will enter the year with four scholarship players and this spot has…

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December 1, 2019

What they’re saying: Social Media reacts to UK vs. UofL

Hayden Hooper 5:00pm December 1, 2019 12/1/19

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Ah, it seems like “Satterday” was ruined in Lexington yesterday, when the Cats beat the Cards 45-13 inside a rainy Kroger Field. Let’s relive some great moments with commentary from Twitter. Pre-game All the sports are getting in on the L’s down, “Come See About It” festivities: Ayyyyeee… we saw about it, @LynnBowden_1. ???#WeAreUK https://t.co/9zKXcNDA43…

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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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August 11, 2019

Expect the Tight Ends to be More Involved in the Passing Game this Season

Brent Wainscott 12:00pm August 11, 2019 8/11/19

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Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but Kentucky’s tight ends might actually play a much bigger role in the passing game headed into 2019. Now I know what you all are probably thinking, “yeah, yeah. Same ole, same old. Copy and paste from the last three seasons”, but I really believe there’s a chance…

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August 3, 2019

The Kentucky tight ends will be off the bus first on game days

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm August 3, 2019 8/3/19

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As valuable as CJ Conrad was to the Kentucky football program over the last four years both on and off the field, the Wildcats might somehow be even better at the tight end position moving forward. And the UK coaching staff certainly wants the world to know it. Kentucky associate head coach and tight ends…

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