Kentucky has reaped the benefits of talent coming through the Madison Central program in recent years. The football Wildcats have signed cousins Paul Warford and Larry Warford out of the Richmond school, while the basketball Cats welcome "Mr. Basketball" Dominique Hawkins to this year's squad.
Late Friday night, Larry Warford was drafted 65th overall with the 3rd pick in the 3rd round of the NFL Draft. The 6’5” Warford has slimmed down to 328 pounds since the end of his senior season, and became the first player from Kentucky’s major colleges to be drafted. He becomes the 2nd highest draft pick from Kentucky this decade, sitting only one spot behind Randall Cobb...
How have the Detroit Lions fared with their picks in the 2013 draft? We’re handing out grades for each of their selections:
Round 1: Ziggy Ansah, DE, BYU
The Lions were a little stuck here. The top three offensive tackles came flying off the board in the first four picks and Detroit, wisely, opted not to trade up and chase. So, that left Ansah, the draft’s top two guards (Chance...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Detroit Lions quite possibly found the new right guard for their offensive line Friday night in the third round of the NFL Draft.
Larry Warford, a mammoth 6-foot-3, 333-pound road grater from Kentucky, was selected with the 65th pick overall.
I think he definitely competes for it, general manager Martin Mayhew said of the starting job.
If so, it would help...
Larry Warford is on the verge of a lifelong dream as the NFL Draft approaches. The Wildcats' senior guard is poised to become UK's first offensive lineman to be drafted in 20 years.
Finding an offensive guard in free agency, when you have roughly nine of your own free agents that you’re trying to re-sign, isn’t an easy option. Making things even more difficult for the Chicago Bears the Bears lost promising right guard Lance Louis to the Miami Dolphins in free agency. Losing Louis means the Bears this year will not return either of their opening-day starting...
We go to the film room to break down Kentucky guard Larry Warford, a potential second-round pick in this year’s draft, one the Bears could be targeting with the 50th overall selection.
#67 Larry Warford, OG, Kentucky
HGT: 6-3 WGT: 333
Larry Warford appeared in 47 games in his career at Kentucky, with 37 starts. Warford was named to the 3rd team All-American team by AP as a senior. Earned 2nd team All-SEC in 2010, 2011 and 2012. In 2009 he was named to the SEC All-Freshman team. Was a Senior Bowl invite and really stood out during the entire week in Mobile.
Kentucky's Larry Warford added more honors to his resume on Tuesday when the senior guard was named a third-team All-American by The Associated Press. He is the first Wildcat lineman to earn that honor since 1989.
Kentucky senior guard Larry Warford has earned second-team All-SEC honors from The Associated Press, the wire service announced Monday.