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Will a Kentucky Wildcat be drafted in the first round?

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Tonight begins the NFL Draft and Kentucky is hoping to have one or even two players selected in the first round.

Jamin Davis and Kelvin Joseph are in the conversation to be selected on the draft’s opening night, although neither are a lock to hear their names called in the first 32 picks.

Most experts are pegging Davis to go in the latter half of the first round or the first few picks of the second round. Joseph is seen as mostly a second or third-rounder, but it’s not crazy to think a team could take a chance on him in the first.

If either are selected in the first round, it’ll be the first Kentucky first-round pick since Josh Allen.

I’m really hoping to see Davis get picked in the first round. It would be the culmination of an incredible story of a guy who wasn’t even projected to start last year until he was thrust into the lineup and had a breakout year.

This year’s NFL Draft will be more of a return to normal in comparison to last year’s unusual draft.

Here’s how you can watch the draft: Rounds: 1 Start time: 8 p.m. ET TV: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network Stream: fuboTV (try for free), NFL app, ESPN app

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Headlines

Where can we expect Wildcat draft prospects to land? - Herald Leader

The Cats are spread across the board.

DeVante Jones never heard from Kentucky - KSR

Not sure why Kentucky never reached out. He is clearly talented.

UK Baseball among first four out - Cats Pause

Nick Mingione’s squad has some ground to make up.

Bam Adebayo is the league’s most underrated defender - SI

He should be in contention for DPOY.

The NCAA should be embarrassed for extending Emmert - Yahoo

Terrible move.

Teddy Bridgewater headed to Broncos - ESPN

Denver got a new QB for cheap.

A top 10 pick could be on the move - Bleacher Report

The Broncos might be looking to move.