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Will Darian Kinnard enter the NFL Draft or return to UK?

The All-American has a big decision to make this offseason.

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As the Kentucky Wildcats prepare for life without Drake Jackson, Landon Young and Luke Fortner on their offensive line, they’re waiting to hear whether or not perhaps their top offensive lineman will return for the 2021 season.

Junior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard is currently in the process of receiving information from the NFL while debating whether to enter the 2021 NFL Draft or return to Kentucky for his senior season.

The 6-foot-5 right tackle has been among the best offensive tackles in the country the last two seasons. In 2019, he was named a Second-Team All-American Pro Football Focus. This season, he earned third-team AP All-American Honors and to both the AP and Coaches All-SEC teams.

If he does opt to return, he will join guard Kenneth Horsey as one of two starters returning to UK’s 2021 offensive line. If not, Kentucky will be without each of their top four of their starters from 2020.

Will Kinnard return to Lexington, or will he take his talents to the pros? Make your prediction in the poll below:


Will Darian Kinnard enter the 2021 NFL Draft?

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