Steelers Pick Bud Dupree in 1st Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers may have the steal of the first round of the NFL Draft, according to most pundits. Their 22nd overall pick was pass rusher Alvin Dupree out of Kentucky. A freak athlete, many considered Dupree to be a Top-15 pick with how he rose up draft boards in the past month. At 6’4”, 269 lbs., he has a frame that provides flexibility to be an everyday 3-4 outside...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Add Kentucky’s Alvin Dupree to the Atlanta Falcons wish list

The Atlanta Falcons have a new potential leader in the club house when it comes to the 8th pick in the NFL Draft. OK, he isn’t the leader, but his name has generated some buzz on the Atlanta Falcons website. Add Alvin “Bud” Dupree to the growing list of potential pass rushers who could hear their name called by Commissioner Roger Goodell on April 30. Dupree played his college...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Lance Zierlein Has Steelers Selecting Kentucky OLB Alvin Dupree

Lance Zierlein, who writes all of the draft profiles this year for, released his first mock draft of 2015 on Wednesday and he has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting Kentucky outside linebacker Alvin Dupree with the 22nd overall pick. Zierlein writes: His outstanding combine could very well pull him off the board well before this […] 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Lance Zierlein Has...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Address Defense in PFS Mock Draft 1.0

Last week, Pro Football Spot conducted its first Mock NFL Draft of 2015, consisting of only the first two rounds. The Pittsburgh Steelers, with the 22nd and 56th overall picks, made the obvious decision to take defensive players with both selections. Those players were Alvin Dupree, an edge rusher from Kentucky, and Stanford cornerback Alex Carter.Going into the mock draft the Steelers...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

CBS Draftnik Has Steelers Taking Kentucky OLB Alvin Dupree In Latest Mock Draft

CBS Sports draft analyst Dane Brugler has released his second mock draft of the offseason and after initially having the Pittsburgh Steelers select Washington defensive tackle Danny Shelton in his previous mock, this time around Brugler has Kentucky outside linebacker Alvin Dupree as the 22nd overall pick. Brugler writes: With Jason Worilds expected to sign elsewhere in free...
Via Steelers Depot
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Kentucky OLB Alvin Dupree

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, out attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Live we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. We’ll focus on a position that may become […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Kentucky OLB Alvin Dupree is...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders Draft Prospects: Defensive end Alvin Dupree

Name: Alvin Dupree, DE, Kentucky Height: 6’4 Weight: 271 lbs Analysis: There are pros and cons to being the best player on your team. The only one that matters is both positive and negative: You attract unreal amounts of attention. In his stay in Lexington, Dupree worked tirelessly to make himself into the Wildcats’ best defender and only pass rushing threat. Recruited as an...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky upsets South Carolina 45-38

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Alvin Dupree's 6-yard interception return for a touchdown off a pass deflection with 2:29 remaining gave Kentucky a wild 45-38 comeback victory over South Carolina on Saturday night. Trailing 38-24 with 11:45 remaining, Jojo Kemp rallied the Wildcats with touchdown runs of 1 and 5 yards before Mike Douglas' game-changing block of Dylan Thompson's pass. Dupree...
Via Associated Press
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kentucky’s Jaleel Hytchye Implies Wildcats’ Defensive End Alvin Dupree Will Be Better Than Jadeveon Clowney

In some people’s minds, Jadeveon Clowney is the most talented defensive end to ever play college football. The 2014 NFL Draft’s No. 1 pick spent three seasons at South Carolina, totaling 24 sacks, 130 tackles, and one helmet-smashing hit during the 2013 Outback Bowl.  It would be hard for any college defensive end to come close to matching Clowney’s ability during the 2014...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bud Dupree Ranked as No. 4 DE Prospect for 2015 NFL Draft

Kentucky defensive end Alvin “Bud” Dupree could have made the jump to the NFL this year but instead decided to stick around for his senior season in Lexington. Already this move appears to be paying dividends. ESPN Draft Analyst Mel Kiper has Dupree slotted as the No. 4 best prospect at defensive end in his early 2015 NFL Draft rankings. Here’s what Kiper had to say about Kentucky’s...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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