Josh Forrest was drafted by the RamsThe Los Angeles Rams selected Kentucky linebacker Josh Forrest in the sixth round with the 190th pick in the NFL Draft. He was the first defensive player chosen by the Rams after going with offensive roles for their previous four. Last season, Forrest finished with 93 tackles total including 3 1/2 sacks. Good luck to this now-former Wildcat!
We're going defense with this pick!Welcome Josh Forrest! #RamsDraft pic.twitter.com/k7T6bW1e8u – Los Angeles Rams (@RamsNFL) April 30, 2016
Other NFL signings...Jordan Swindle - OT - L.A. Rams free agent Melvin Lewis - DT - New York Giants free agent Kelly Mason - Long Snapper - Washington Redskins' rookie mini-camp invitation Cory "C.J." Johnson - DT - Atlanta Falcons free agent Farrington Huguenin - DE - Miami Dolphins free agent
NBA combine invite list...The invitations for the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago have been sent out and the list gradually leaked out through the course of the day yesterday. The combine workout takes place on May 11-16. Wildcats invited to the 2016 NBA Combine: Tyler Ulis, Skal Labissiere and Jamal Murray Wildcats who are being listed as alternates: Alex Poythress, Marcus Lee and Isaiah Briscoe Stay tuned for updates regarding the status of our alternates and good luck to Ulis, Skal and Murray as they kick-off their NBA careers!
John Wall took his mom to the White House Correspondents' dinner[caption id="attachment_198826" align="alignnone" width="600"] @JohnWall[/caption] Last night was the annual White House Correspondents' dinner, Obama's last to be exact. Our own former Wildcat and current Washington Wizard, John Wall, was in attendance. Alongside him on this exciting night? His mother. If that's not the best gift a momma's boy could give for Mother's Day I don't know what is!
UK Baseball finishes up series against Auburn todayKentucky Baseball fell to Auburn, 10-6, in game two of the series against the Tigers. This puts Kentucky 0-2 in the series as they enter today's game. You can catch the Wildcats at 2:00 p.m. on the SEC Network+ as they battle it out one last time with the Tigers.
Mahan lines out to short and the Cats fall to the Tigers in game 2 of the series. pic.twitter.com/F32sNv5jDZ – Kentucky Baseball (@UKBaseball) May 1, 2016