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Sunday Headlines: Wan’Dale Robinson Edition

Robinson has been the talk of Giants training camp.

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Of all the former Kentucky Wildcats in NFL, Wan’Dale Robinson is the name that’s drawn the most buzz thus far into training camps, as the New York Giants has already become a featured weapon in new head coach Brian Daboll’s offense.

The Giants’ first preseason game comes this Thursday at 7 pm ET vs. the New England Patriots. Here’s to hoping we see Robinson parlay his great training camp thus far into a big debut in his first official NFL game action.

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The New York Giants may have something special in rookie receiver Wan’Dale Robinson
The former Kentucky Wildcats star is known for his body control and elusiveness, and pairing that with great route running can normally curate production.

Kentucky Football Fan Day practice observations
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Wan’Dale Robinson impressing as Giants’ fearless, undersized slot wide receiver
Robinson sees some similarities between the New York Giants offense and what Kentucky ran last season under coordinator Liam Coen, who brought the Rams’ offense to Lexington.

Ranking the top 100 players of Stoops Era: No. 28 Jordan Jones
Jones was an All-SEC linebacker for Kentucky who had a dominant 2016 season and strong 2017 and 2018 campaigns to help the Wildcats reach bowl games and put together its first 10-win season in 41 years in 2018.

Offense hits lull on Day 4 at Kentucky camp
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USC hires Ed Stewart, Big 12 executive, to football administration role
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Georgia Sets Turtle Record With Most Loggerhead Nests Ever Counted on the Beach
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Common Weed May Be ‘Super Plant’ That Holds Key to Drought-Resistant Crops
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