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June 17, 2021

Three Former Wildcats rank among NFL’s Top Pass Rushers

Nick Roush 12:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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The University of Kentucky produces the NFL’s best pass rushers. It is known. There is a debate around college football as to which school is “DBU.” A tired argument between schools like LSU and Florida, there is no dispute who is OLBU. Despite suffering a season-ending injury with the Steelers in 2020, this offseason Bud…

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January 24, 2021

Cats in the NFL: All Eyes on the Frozen Tundra

Brent Wainscott 12:30pm January 24, 2021 1/24/21

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Good folks of the BBNm we have reached quite possibly the best Championship Weekend of all time. In the AFC, it’s a battle between two of the league’s brightest young stars for a trip to the Super Bowl and in the NFC it’s the “GOAT Bowl”. Aaron Rodgers vs Tom Brady on the Frozen Tundra…

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January 8, 2021

Za’Darius Smith Earns All-Pro Honors

Nick Roush 4:30pm January 8, 2021 1/8/21 Comments Disabled

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Za’Darius Smith has a new impressive accolade to add to his long list of career accomplishments. Friday afternoon the six-year NFL veteran was named second team All-Pro. As a two-time Pro Bowl selection, Big Z is no stranger to postseason honors. However, this isn’t just an all-star game selection. The Associated Press’ All-Pro Team is designated…

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December 27, 2020

Today on KSR: Uncharted waters

Ty Schadt 10:00am December 27, 2020 12/27/20

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Good morning, ‘Cats fans. It’s been another tough weekend, and no one knows where to go from here. We’re in uncharted waters. Let’s talk about it. Here’s your weekend recap and Sunday preview. Kentucky MBB is 1-6. It’s the Cats’ worst record since 1911, and that’s all that can really be said. If you missed…

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October 6, 2020

Za’Darius Smith Honors Breonna Taylor in Three-Sack Monday Night Football Performance

Nick Roush 10:00am October 6, 2020 10/6/20

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Former Kentucky Wildcat Za’Darius Smith shined bright in the Monday Night Football spotlight. The Green Bay Packers Pro Bowl pass rusher recorded a team-high six tackles and sacked Matt Ryan three times in the 30-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Za’Darius does not have a signature sack celebration, but he has used his undershirt to…

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September 11, 2020

Za’Darius Smith says he’s still being underrated

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm September 11, 2020 9/11/20

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Za’Darius Smith doesn’t need any more motivation, but people keep giving him reasons to get even better. A recent article over at CBS Sports ranked the pass-rushing duos of all 32 NFL teams, putting Smith and his outside linebacker co-star, Preston Smith, at No. 12. The appropriately named Smith Bros. of the Green Bay Packers took…

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July 28, 2020

Za’Darius Smith makes top 50 of NFL Top 100 Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm July 28, 2020 7/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Every year, NFL players vote on who they believe are the top 100 players in the league. The NFL Network is rolling out the list all week, and so far, one former Kentucky Wildcat made the cut. Za’Darius Smith made his NFL Top 100 debut at No. 48 after a banner inaugural season with the Green…

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July 17, 2020

Za’Darius Smith named NFL’s top edge defender by USA Today

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm July 17, 2020 7/17/20

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I don’t know who Doug Farrar is, but we should all love him unconditionally. For USA Today’s Touchdown Wire, Farrar tabbed former Kentucky Wildcat and current Green Bay Packers outside linebacker, Za’Darius Smith, as the TOP edge defender in the entire NFL for the coming season, and he doesn’t believe it will be a particularly close…

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April 24, 2020

Za’Darius Smith Gave Away a Bunch of Free Pizzas to Local Kids

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm April 24, 2020 4/24/20 Comments Disabled

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How much more proof do we need that Za’Darius Smith is the nicest human being on the planet? Earlier on Friday, the former Kentucky defensive end and current Green Bay Packer set out on a simple mission with a big promise: give as many kids as possible in the Greenville, AL area a free large pizza…

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February 27, 2020

Matt LaFleur shares what Za’Darius Smith brought to the Green Bay Packers

Nick Roush 12:00pm February 27, 2020 2/27/20 Comments Disabled

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A year after Za’Darius Smith signed with Green Bay, it’s plain to see both parties benefitted from the move.. The former Kentucky edge rusher spent the first four years of his professional football with the Baltimore Ravens. After recording career-highs in tackles (45) and sacks (8.5), Big Z tested the free agency market. There he…

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