Kentucky News

What’s up Big Blue Nation?  Here’s an update for y’all with what’s going on with our Wildcats:

2021 NFL Draft:  Jamin Davis was our first Wildcat selected in the NFL Draft by the Washington Football Team, he went in the first round, 20th pick. Next was Kelvin Joseph in the 2nd round, 44th pick by the Dallas Cowboys. Quinton Bohanna goes in the 6th round,  192nd pick by the Dallas Cowboys via the Lions. Joining Bohanna in the 6th round is Brandin Echols, he is picked by the New York Jets via the Raiders. Also in the 6th round is the 206th pick,  Landon Young, he is going to the New Orleans Saints via the Colts. Phil Hoskins goes in the 7th round, he was selected by the Falcons but will be going to the Carolina Panthers.

2021 MLB Draft: Kentucky had just three players selected in the 2021 MLB Draft- John Rhodes-3rd Round, 76th pick, Baltimore Orioles. Austin Schultz-10th round, 285th pick, Detroit Tigers.  Holt Jones- 14th round, 419th pick, Miami Marlins.

Kentucky Basketball:  Davion Mintz is returning to Kentucky, CJ Fredrick underwent a minor procedure but should be good to go for the upcoming season according to Coach Calipari, Kentucky has revealed 5 games for the 2021-2022 season. They are: November 9th- Duke (Champions Classic), December 4th- Michigan, December 11th- Notre Dame, December 18th- Ohio State (CBS Sports Classic), and January 29th- Kansas ( SEC/Big 12 Challenge).

The 2021 NBA Draft will take place on July 29th, we currently have two players in the Draft, BJ Boston and Isaiah Jackson. Terrance Clarke was honored at Pro Day, who passed away almost 3 months ago.

Cam’Ron Fletcher entered the transfer portal after the season was over and chose Florida State, Devin Askew had decided to return to Kentucky for his sophomore season, but later entered his name into the transfer portal and chose Texas. 

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