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April 25, 2019

UK says NFL’s perimeter prevents temporary banners

Drew Franklin 4:00pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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With only hours before the start of the 2019 NFL Draft, we’re still angry over the removal of the Josh Allen banner from the front of an empty building on Broadway, about a block away from the NFL’s main stage. By now you probably know the story: UK created a banner to celebrate Josh Allen…

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Kentucky’s Historic Draft Class Overcame Immense Obstacles to Reach NFL Dream

Nick Roush 1:00pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19 Comments Disabled

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In the modern NFL Draft era, Kentucky has never had more than four players selected in one draft. That will change this weekend in Nashville. Kentucky’s 2019 draft class has broken records and achieved many new “firsts,” all while taking the program to heights not reached in decades. They’re a likable group, but not just…

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Where Josh Allen stands in the final NFL Mock Drafts

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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Which NFL team will be lucky enough to land Josh Allen? Here’s a roundup of the latest mock drafts, which have the Kentucky star going anywhere from No. 3 to No. 6. Mel Kiper, ESPN: No. 4 Oakland Jon Gruden would be thrilled — he loves playmakers on both sides of the ball. Allen had…

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The NFL took down the Josh Allen banner on Broadway

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:09am April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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Today is a very special day for Josh Allen and the Kentucky Football program, so of course, the NFL is trying to rain on the parade. On Monday, UK debuted an enormous Josh Allen banner on the front of the Moxy Downtown hotel on Broadway in Nashville, but this morning, the Moxy had to take…

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Today on KSR: The NFL Draft

Nick Roush 9:00am April 25, 2019 4/25/19

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After months of testing, interviews, meetings and mock drafts, the big day is finally here. Tonight the first round of the NFL Draft kicks off in Nashville at 8:00 p.m. ET. Josh Allen and Mark Stoops will return to the Music City to see the most prolific pass-rusher to ever play at UK walk across…

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April 24, 2019

WATCH: UK profiles Lonnie Johnson’s journey to the NFL Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm April 24, 2019 4/24/19 Comments Disabled

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Lonnie Johnson’s stock is on the rise ahead of this weekend’s draft, with some analysts predicting he could go as high as the first round. As a result, the talented cornerback has been getting more and more publicity (such as this excellent feature by NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread about his upbringing in Gary, Indiana), including this…

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NFL Draft Gambling Odds: Allen at 33/1 to be first pick

Drew Franklin 1:00pm April 24, 2019 4/24/19

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The NFL Draft is ready to take over Nashville tomorrow night for the first round of its 2019 draft, and those of us sitting at home because our NFL dreams died with puberty can bet on what will happen once the picks come in. Kentucky’s Josh Allen is among the four prospects available for betting…

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April 23, 2019

WATCH: Josh Allen reflects on his journey to the NFL Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm April 23, 2019 4/23/19 Comments Disabled

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There’s no shortage of Josh Allen profiles leading up to Thursday night’s draft, and as expected, KyWildcatsTV’s does not disappoint. Watch below as Allen opens up to the crew about his journey from a two-star recruit to a projected top five draft pick, including Mark Stoops’ reaction when Josh told him he wanted to be…

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How an Historic NFL Draft will help Kentucky Football Recruit

Nick Roush 3:30pm April 23, 2019 4/23/19

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When recruits walk into Mark Stoops’ office, the first thing they see is a portrait of his former first round NFL Draft picks. This weekend Josh Allen will be the next person added to the poster that overlooks his desk. “He’ll be on the board, probably front and center,” Stoops said Tuesday. “He ranks right up…

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As uncertainty swells around UK’s NFL Draft prospects, Mark Stoops believes Lonnie Johnson is a First Rounder

Nick Roush 12:30pm April 23, 2019 4/23/19 Comments Disabled

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The wait is the hardest part. As Kentucky’s NFL prospects get closer and closer to the 2019 NFL Draft, the wait is becoming even more difficult. “It’s tough on all of them because there’s so much indecision,” Mark Stoops said Tuesday morning. “They don’t know where they’re going to live. They don’t know where they’re…

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