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June 19, 2021

Durability will be key for Kavosiey Smoke in 2021

Adam Luckett 4:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Kavosiey Smoke has provided a handful of explosive plays since arriving on campus. The Wetumpka (Ala.) High alum was a mid three-star recruit in the class of 2018 who picked Kentucky over North Carolina in the late signing period. Smoke redshirted his first season on campus but has rushed for 890 yards and eight touchdowns…

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May 5, 2021

Chris Rodriguez Jr. paces talented Kentucky running back room

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

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For the last five seasons, Kentucky has had one of the best rushing attacks in the SEC. The Wildcats have produced five separate individual 1,000 yard rushing seasons to go along with six other individual seasons that had a player rush for over 500 yards. This is currently one of the best rushing attacks in…

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October 5, 2020

INJURY REPORT: Kavosiey Smoke out with rib injury, Bryce Oliver “close”

Nick Roush 12:36pm October 5, 2020 10/5/20

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One of Kentucky’s most explosive playmakers will be absent from the lineup for “a few weeks.” Mark Stoops revealed Monday afternoon that running back Kavosiey Smoke suffered a rib injury when he was taken down from behind against Ole Miss. Stoops did not get too specific, but noted it was a combination of broken ribs…

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September 9, 2020

Patience pays off for Kavosiey Smoke before duels with home state schools

Nick Roush 11:00pm September 9, 2020 9/9/20

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The 2020 college football season is a balancing act for Kavosiey Smoke. The redshirt sophomore from Wetumpka, Alabama cannot wait to return to the field. Once he gets there, to succeed he must consistently be patient to pick apart opponents. Week one can’t come soon enough. Smoke grew up only 50 miles west of Auburn,…

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March 11, 2020

Wildcat Running Backs Then and Now

Freddie Maggard 5:00pm March 11, 2020 3/11/20

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Benny Snell Jr. left Kentucky for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the program’s all-time leader in rush-yards (3,873) and touchdowns (48). Considered the best running back in school history, Snell was preceded by a collection of rushers whose status has remained unprecedented and rarely discussed. Kentucky had a string of six running backs selected in the…

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November 20, 2019

A Few Things You Should Know from UK Football Practice

Nick Roush 11:30am November 20, 2019 11/20/19 Comments Disabled

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Tuesday evening the Kentucky football team went outside for practice to prepare for Saturday’s game against UT-Martin. Following the win at Vanderbilt, Kentucky’s offensive coordinator was pleased with what he saw on film from his unit. “We are doing a really job of communicating. We’re getting much better at identifying (defenses),” said Eddie Gran. “I…

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October 19, 2019

Injury Updates on Kash Daniel and Kavosiey Smoke

Nick Roush 10:06pm October 19, 2019 10/19/19

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Two key contributors for Kentucky were forced to leave the Sanford Stadium field Saturday night against Georgia. Kavosiey Smoke exited the game during the first half at the end of a five-yard run. Mark Stoops revealed after the game the redshirt freshman running back injured the AC joint in his shoulder. Smoke’s status moving forward…

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September 25, 2019

How Jake Bentley almost made Kavosiey Smoke a South Carolina Gamecock

Nick Roush 2:00pm September 25, 2019 9/25/19

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This Saturday Kavosiey Smoke will face a school he once considered attending, thanks to South Carolina’s injured star quarterback. Before rising through the college ranks, Kavosiey Smoke was a star running back at Wetumpka High School in Alabama. About an hour to the east, Jake Bentley was making headlines as four-star quarterback at Opelika High…

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September 8, 2019

Kavosiey Smoke is on another level

Hayden Hooper 5:00pm September 8, 2019 9/8/19

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My big takeaway from last night’s victory over Eastern Michigan is one man: Kavosiey Smoke. After a big game last Saturday, he showed why it wasn’t a fluke. He is here to stay and let me tell you, he has a monstrous talent. For the second straight game in this young Kentucky football season, Smoke…

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September 1, 2019

There Isn’t a Better Name in Sports Than ‘Kavosiey Smoke’

Zack Geoghegan 11:00pm September 1, 2019 9/1/19

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Kentucky running back Kavosiey Smoke is making a name for himself already. Or rather, his own name is making him a name for himself. The redshirt freshman is a part of the Wildcats replacement plan for Benny Snell, who was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Smoke, along…

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