Kentucky Football: 3 takeaways from the newly released depth chart

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The Wrap Up

Defensively, things look to be much of the same. Not much has changed other than the defensive end slot with TJ Carter taking over the first team duties. Kentucky Football’s defense will be much improved. Most of the unit is returning built with multi season starters.

Additionally, guys like Jordan Jones and Denzil Ware will anchor the front lines and rack up tackles in the backfield. Also, Derek Baity, Mike Edwards and Chris Westry will all return for what will be one of the top secondaries in the SEC for the 2017 season. In addition to the other defensive attributes, Josh Allen returns after leading the team in sacks just one season ago.

The favorable schedule, the consistency in personnel and also the familiarity with Gran’s offense will be keys to success.

Kentucky is geared up to open the eyes of everyone in the SEC. The question is, can the Cats make it to Atlanta?

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