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CJ Conrad to Forego NFL Draft, Return to Kentucky

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After the heartbreak that ensued last night, Kentucky needed something to cheer this fans up. The news CJ Conrad broke this afternoon will help.

The junior tight end on Twitter he would be returning for his senior season at Kentucky, eluding to the fact that his injury made it an easy decision.

"Proud to say i'm coming back for my senior year with my brothers," said Conrad. "Thank you BBN for your constant support and can't wait to help this program in any way I can!"

Following a season-ending foot injury suffered back in November, many expected Conrad to return, but the coaching staff said he would still weigh his options.

Conrad finished the year with 16 catches for 286 yards, while catching four touchdown grabs for the second straight year.

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