After a wildly entertaining and trade-heavy opening night, Day 2 of the NFL Draft is here. This year’s first round ended without any former Kentucky Wildcats hearing their name called. However, there are a few that are expected to come off the board tonight.
Darian Kinnard, Josh Paschal, Luke Fortner and Wan’Dale Robinson (in no order) will likely find their NFL home. Kinnard, previously projected a first-round pick, will be able to step in immediately and help his team’s offensive line. Paschal, an outstanding player for many seasons at Kentucky, has an incredibly high football IQ and should thrive in any situation he lands in. Fortner played exceptionally well last season and we’ve seen what happens to star quarterbacks when the team’s offensive line depth isn’t very good. And, of course, Robinson put together a record-breaking season for the Wildcats receiving attack. He’ll undoubtedly be an exceptional asset to whichever team selects him.
Dare Rosenthal, Marquan McCall and Yusuf Corker could very well hear their names called over the weekend as the later rounds arrive. You can find ways to watch tonight’s second and third rounds, as well as the weekend rounds, here.
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Eagles acquire star WR A.J. Brown in blockbuster - ESPN
Another wide receiver gets paid.
If UK softball is playing then Holli Spangler is going to be there - Vaught’s Views
Rodgers says Packers trading Davante Adams ‘surprised’ him - ESPN
Here we go again.
NBA includes Shaedon Sharpe on the early draft eligible list - Vaught’s Views
Have to assume he’s all but gone.
Cardinals acquire Ravens WR Marquise Brown for first-round pick - ESPN
The Ravens have zero wide receivers.
Kentucky officially announces signing of Antonio Reeves - Cats Illustrated
Have a feeling he’ll score a lot of points for Kentucky.
QB Kenny Pickett stays in Pittsburgh, picked by Steelers - ESPN
He was the only QB to go in Round One.
Jordan Robinson opens up on his transfer to Kentucky - Cats Illustrated
The Wildcats are sure glad to have him.