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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky offensive tackle Darian Kinnard (70) walks to the locker room before the Kentucky vs. New Mexico State football game on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 56-16. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Darian Kinnard drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs

Cole Parke April 28, 2022

Kentucky guard Darian Kinnard heard his name called on Saturday, being drafted No. 145 overall in the fifth round by the Kansas City Chiefs.Kinnard played four years with Kentucky, playing consistent reps...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops waves to fans during the Cat Walk before the UK vs. Tennessee football game on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 45-42. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Stoops appreciative of his team ahead of UK football’s Senior Day

Hunter Shelton November 18, 2021

A 34-17 victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday snapped a three-game skid for Kentucky. The win clinched UK sole possession of second place in the SEC East for the first time since the conference...

AP Photo | Michael Clubb

Darian Kinnard confident in Kentucky through five games

Barkley Truax October 6, 2021

“We’re not the best,” Kentucky offensive linemen Darian Kinnard said about  his team’s undefeated start. “We have a lot to work and a lot of room to grow.”Kinnard came back to Lexington rather...

Kentucky defensive lineman Marquan McCall high fives teammates as they run onto the field for the game against Missouri on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Two of Kentucky’s defensive stars preview the offense

Barkley Truax August 24, 2021

If anyone knows what it’s like to go up against Liam Coens’ offense, it’s the stars of Kentucky’s defense.Everyday they go up against the high-powered, fast-paced offense led by Will Levis, Chris...

Kentucky’s offensive line wait to get their picture taken during the UK football media day on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Darian Kinnard believes one more year at UK will benefit his stock

Barkley Truax August 6, 2021

Many Kentucky football fans were surprised to hear back in January that Darian Kinnard, who is regarded as one of the top offensive tackles in the nation, decided to return to Lexington for one final season.The...

Fans trickle into the stadium before the University of Kentucky vs. University of South Carolina football game on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 41-18. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

LSU’s Dare Rosenthal to transfer to Kentucky

Barkley Truax July 8, 2021

The Big Blue Wall has just received another colossal addition.Dare Rosenthal, who started three games on the 2019 LSU national championship team at left guard has transferred to Kentucky. During those...

Offensive line coach John Schlarman greets fans during the Cat Walk before Saturdays game versus Murray State on September 15th, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Mark Stoops honors John Schlarman with inaugural ‘Schlarman Strong’ invitational

Barkley Truax June 7, 2021

A cloudy day at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, KY held a special event in honor of a beloved member of the Kentucky football family.Kentucky once again hosted their annual Kentucky Football Alumni...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. (24) runs the ball into the end zone to give the Cats a 23-14 lead late in the forth quarter of the University of Kentucky vs. North Carolina State TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. Kentucky won 23-21. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Eight football players earn preseason All-SEC honors

Barkley Truax May 21, 2021

A total of eight Kentucky football players have been named to the 2021 Athlon Sports Preseason All-Southeastern Conference team."Senior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard was named first-team offense, senior...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Josh Ali (6) walks off the field during the Kentucky vs. Tennessee football game on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 17-13. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Cats have all eyes on the Vols as Georgia looms on the horizon

Barkley Truax October 13, 2020

UK wide receiver Josh Ali and offensive lineman Darian Kinnard were all business talking to the media this week.Kentucky hasn’t defeated Tennessee in Knoxville since 1984, but that streak isn’t something...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops watches as his players warm up prior to the game against Murray State on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Murray 48-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Mark Stoops press conference Q&A: Nov. 19

November 19, 2018

Opening statement: “I’ll just start by thanking Kroger. I appreciate you, what you do for our school, our community and this rivalry. Looking forward to a big game here this week. Proud of our team...

UKs captains walk out with a wounded veteran before the start of the game. University of Kentucky football lost to No. 6 Georgia 34-17 at Kroger Field on Saturday, November 3, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football depth chart: Nov. 19

November 19, 2018

QB1  Terry Wilson (Soph., 6-3, 205)2  Gunnar Hoak (Soph., 6-4, 206) 3  Danny Clark (Fr.-RS, 6-2, 232)RB1  Benny Snell (Jr., 5-11, 223)2  A.J. Rose (Soph, 6-1, 208) WR X1  Tavin Richardson (Jr.,...

UKs captains walk out with a wounded veteran before the start of the game. University of Kentucky football lost to No. 6 Georgia 34-17 at Kroger Field on Saturday, November 3, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football depth chart: Nov. 12

November 12, 2018

QB1  Terry Wilson (Soph., 6-3, 205) 2  Gunnar Hoak (Soph., 6-4, 206) 3  Danny Clark (Fr.-RS, 6-2, 232)RB1  Benny Snell (Jr., 5-11, 223)2  A.J. Rose (Soph, 6-1, 208) WR X1  Tavin Richardson (Jr.,...

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