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July 23, 2021

Keaton Upshaw says his surgery went well

Drew Franklin 8:00pm July 23, 2021 7/23/21

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Kentucky tight end Keaton Upshaw suffered an injury during a preseason workout that has him out indefinitely, most likely for the entire season. Reportedly a torn pectoral muscle, Mark Stoops did not get into the specifics when asked at SEC Media Days earlier this week, but did confirm the injury will keep Upshaw out for…

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July 20, 2021

Kentucky Tight End Keaton Upshaw Suffers Preseason Injury, Out Indefinitely

Nick Roush 10:30pm July 20, 2021 7/20/21

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Liam Coen’s offense is losing firepower in the preseason. Matt Jones reports that Kentucky tight end Keaton Upshaw suffered an injury during preseason training and is sidelined indefinitely. Mark Stoops is expected share more details on Upshaw’s timetable for return this afternoon at SEC Media Days. A 6-foot-7, 245 pound athlete from Lima, Oh., everyone around…

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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 30, 2021

Tight end utilization will create favorable matchups for Kentucky

Adam Luckett 7:00pm March 30, 2021 3/30/21

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In the modern game of football, creating matchups is what every play-caller is looking for. No longer do plays make things happen, players make things happen and offenses must find ways to create the best matchups possible on a down-to-down basis. The tight end position can be the best way to do that due to…

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March 20, 2021

Expect plenty of 12 personnel from Kentucky football

Adam Luckett 12:00pm March 20, 2021 3/20/21

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The Liam Coen era is off and running in Lexington with the beginning of spring ball. The Wildcats are currently installing the new scheme and it has been called an NFL offense already. A lot of things are going to change for the Wildcats, but some will stay the same. The offensive line and tight…

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November 28, 2020

Current, former players post cryptic messages following loss to Florida

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:45pm November 28, 2020 11/28/20

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Of all the bad things we’ve learned about Kentucky’s offense the past few weeks, here’s one good thing: the Terry Wilson to Keaton Upshaw connection is real. We all — including a prominent former player and a current starter — agree Kentucky needs more of it. Kentucky’s lone touchdown today was a four-yard pass from…

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WATCH: Mark Stoops, Jamin Davis and Keaton Upshaw after Florida Loss

Nick Roush 5:45pm November 28, 2020 11/28/20 Comments Disabled

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After losing consecutive games on the road to top ten teams, Kentucky’s head coach talked about what went wrong, particularly on offense, before tight end Keaton Upshaw and linebacker Jamin Davis shared their thoughts on the 34-10 loss at Florida.

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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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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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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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