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Kentucky junior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard earns Sporting News All-America accolades

By Susan Lax University of Kentucky University of Kentucky junior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard has picked up another national honor as he was named a second team All-American by Sporting News. He also earned All-America accolades from the Associated Press (third team) and Pro Football Focus (first team), and was a first team All-Southeastern Conference selection by the AP and a second team All-SEC...

UK looks to send seniors out in style during home finale against South Carolina on Saturday night

By Tim Letcher University of Kentucky Kentucky’s football senior class will play its final home game on Saturday night when the Cats host South Carolina at Kroger Field. The 2020 seniors have played a huge role in building the program to a high level during their time in Lexington. Counting this and the previous three, Kentucky has won 28 games in a four-year span. The Cats have been to three...

Seven UK football players voted preseason All-SEC; Duffy, Jackson, Kinnard named to first team

Seven University of Kentucky football players have been voted to the All-Southeastern Conference preseason team by league coaches. SEC coaches were not permitted to vote for their own players. Three UK standouts — center Drake Jackson, punter Max Duffy and offensive tackle Darian Kinnard — earned first-team honors, while offensive tackle Landon Young was named to the second team. In addition, three...

Nine UK football players named to Athlon Sports preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams

Nine University of Kentucky football players have earned a spot on the 2020 Athlon Sports preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams. Senior center Drake Jackson and senior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard were named first-team offense, while senior punter Max Duffy is a first-team specialist. Senior offensive tackle Landon Young and guard Luke Fortner landed on the second- and third-team offense,...