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Friday Headlines: Chad Johnson Sounds Interested in Kentucky Football WRs Job

Johnson’s daughter, Cha’iel Johnson, is a freshman track star at the University of Kentucky.

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Any sports fan is likely familiar with Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson. The former Cincinnati Bengals star played 11 seasons in the NFL (10 with the Bengals) and put together four All-Pro campaigns. Johnson led the NFL in receiving yards during 2006 and is now in the Bengals Ring of Honor. But why is all of this relevant today?

Johnson’s daughter, Cha’iel Johnson, is a freshman track star at the University of Kentucky. Like any dad, it’s likely Ochocinco would gladly welcome more time spent with his daughter in Lexington.

Oh, and the Kentucky Wildcats happen to have an opening with the wide receivers coach.

The Courier-Journal reported that now-former WRs coach Scott Woodward will not return in that position next season for Kentucky. So, now that the university has posted a job listing for that position, it does make sense that Ochocinco could potentially be a candidate.

It also sounds like Johnson has an interest in working his way to the NFL level as a WRs coach. Kentucky would be a good place to start, and considering the level of talent the Wildcats have at receiver with Barion Brown and Dane Key, that could very well be enticing for Johnson to work with such special players.

Still, this looks like nothing more than a fun idea at this time.

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Hardly broke a sweat.

Headlines

Wildcats Take Down Terriers, Advance to Second Round – UK Athletics

Freshman Brooklyn DeLeye had 13 kills and nine digs, while senior Elise Goetzinger had 12 kills as Kentucky topped Wofford. Kentucky advances to Friday’s second-round match vs. Baylor at 7 pm ET.

Kentucky Slips Past Boston College on Thursday – UK Athletics

Eniya Russell scored on a driving layup with less than a second remaining to give Kentucky the 83-81 victory!

Mark Stoops “right where I want to be” at UK - Vaught’s Views

For now?

Bronny James cleared to play after heart issue - ESPN

Terrific news.

J.J. Weaver Named to SEC Community Service Team - Vaught’s Views

So deserving.

Tiger Woods returns to competitive golf with ‘squirrely’ 75 - ESPN

Just glad to see him playing.

Even Rick Pitino is Paying Attention to Reed Sheppard - Vaught’s Views

All eyes are on the UK freshman.

Von Miller turns himself in after warrant issued over alleged assault - ESPN

Yikes.

March Could be an Expensive Month for UK Fans - Vaught’s Views

Very expensive.

Maverick Carter, LeBron James’ manager, used illegal bookmaker - ESPN

Uh-oh.