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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver WanDale Robinson (1) celebrates getting a first down during the UK vs. Louisville Governor’s Cup football game on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. UK won 52-21. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Wan’Dale Robinson drafted 43rd overall by the New York Giants

Hunter Shelton April 29, 2022

Kentucky star wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson has been drafted 43rd overall by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft.The Frankfort, Kentucky native is the first Wildcat to be selected...

New York Giants backup quarterback Jared Lorenzen speaks to reporters during Media Day for Super Bowl XLII at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

Celebrated former UK football star, Jared Lorenzen, is dead at 38

Kernel News Desk July 3, 2019

Jared Lorenzen, a former UK football star, has died at the age of 38 just less than a week after being hospitalized. The former UK quarterback was admitted to the hospital last Friday, multiple statements...

Photo by UK Athletics

Five former wildcats selected in NFL Draft, more sign as free agents

Mohammad Ahmad April 28, 2019

Unless you were alive in 1979, this year’s NFL Draft just might be the most memorable one for Kentucky fans in recent history.   Five former Wildcats heard their names get called, the most since 1979...

Jared Lorenzen weighed up to 500 pounds before launching the Jared Lorenzen Project, which is an effort to start a healthier lifestyle. Photo taken from The Jared Lorenzen Project Facebook page. 

Lorenzen has the tools to achieve goals in the Jared Lorenzen Project

Chris Leach September 8, 2017

Former UK quarterback Jared Lorenzen has overcome challenges most of his life.The main challenge Lorenzen has faced is his weight issue. However, that didn’t slow him down from setting nine individual...

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