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The depth chart is here!

UK Football Media Day

Mark Stoops is getting ready to address the media at his first game week news conference. Until that begins, enjoy UK’s latest depth chart:


Tight end
Jordan Aumiller
Anthony Kendrick

Left tackle
Darrian Miller
Jon Toth

Left guard
Teven Eatmon-Nared or Zach West

Max Godby
Zach Myers

Right guard
Kevin Mitchell
Jack Gruenschlaeger

Right tackle
Jordan Swindle
Shaquille Love

Wide receiver
Demarco Robinson
Alexander Montgomery
Jeff Badet

Wide receiver
Daryl Collins or Ryan Timmons

Wide receiver
Javess Blue
A.J. Legree

Maxwell Smith or Jalen Whitlow

D.J. Warren
Cody Jones

Running back
Raymond Sanders
Jonathan George


Defensive end
Alvin Dupree
Farrington Huguenin or Jason Hatcher

Defensive tackle
Donte Rumph
Tristian Johnson

Defensive tackle
Mister Cobble
Mike Douglas

Defensive end
Za’Darius Smith
TraVaughn Paschal

Strong-side linebacker
Kory Brown
Blake McClain

Middle linebacker
Avery Williamson
Miles Simpson

Weak-side linebacker
Khalid Henderson
Josh Forrest

Cody Quinn
Nate Willis

Ashely Lowery
Glenn Faulkner

Eric Dixon
Daron Blaylock

Fred Tiller
Jaleel Hytchye

Special teams

Kelly Mason
Kyle Budde

Jared Leet
Landon Foster

Joe Mansour
Austin MacGinnis

Landon Foster
Joe Mansour

Kickoff returner
Raymond Sanders
Demarco Robinson
Dyshawn Mobley
Daryl Collins

Punt returner
Demarco Robinson
Daryl Collins
Javess Blue

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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26 responses to “The depth chart is here!”

  1. cracka

    how do you get your picture next to your comment as opposed to the default icon?

  2. Cheesy joke guy

    Blake McClain at Linebacker? The only way I can understand this is with a sandwich. Mrs. Tyler can you go…oh ..nevermind

  3. Rei

    Willis didn’t make the starting position? Wow.

  4. Surprised

    A little surprised by some of the decisions/ lack of certain guys.

  5. Hoops Malone

    Thought Shad Cunningham would have made the depth chart at wide reciever.

  6. dustin

    No McWilson? Expected Hatcher to be 2nd team with ease, and Willis or Hytchye to start

  7. Blue Jesus

    Surprised by Jonathan George over Jojo Kemp.

  8. yup

    The only explanation I can think of for McClain at SLB is he rotates into that position for nickel coverage situations.

  9. Jody Lockman

    New Jayson Tatum highlights

  10. Jeremy


  11. UKfanNKY

    GO CATS!!!

  12. Perry's Poptart

    No surprises here. I expect Whitlow to win the QB battle, and Daryl Collins to win the slot receiver battle. Once Tiller gets beat a couple time(and he will) I expect Nate to take that spot.

  13. Rich Madky

    #5-Cunningham hasn’t been mentioned all fall and is ineligible for this year.

  14. Sour D

    Most upsetting is the absence of McWilson who was a stud of a safety recruit and i though would be a huge improvement from Dixon or Blaylock. Still expect Marcus and Glen to win the starting jobs, we are just really lucky to still have Ashley.

  15. The lurker

    Want a picture with your comment.

  16. The lurker

    Will avatar show up?

  17. J ABrooks

    A lot of these are subject to change. Willis will start eventually but he got to the team very late and was banged up a bit. They’ll probably rotate all 4 of those CBs.

    McWilson is still just a freshman regardless of talent and Lowery Faulkner etc. are some of are more talented returners on defense. He may break through this year but we have a lot of safeties so if he wasnt a real upgrade THIS YEAR then they may just be trying to get 5 years out of him.

    Timmons will start eventually and and JoJo will get backup duties sooner rather than later although I still think George is better than given credit for

  18. Pat_Wren

    Good start to building a team unlike we have had in years….decades maybe?

  19. Nick

    Depth Chart looks great! can’t wait to see them beat WKU!

  20. Mike from Taylor Mill

    Miles Simpson is not a Middle Linebacker. He should be starting at Strong Side Backer over Korey Brown!

  21. "Coach" Joker

    What, no defensive backs returning kicks this year? The next thing you know, these guys will actually throw a pass on first down!

  22. Eazy E or Eric Wright it's all the same

    Marcus McWilson will be our nickel guy. In a nutshell, Kentucky’s nickel position is the blending of a linebacker and a safety.

  23. Eazy E or Eric Wright it's all the same

    Sounds like McClain will be sharing nickel duties with McWilson, fwiw.

    from Stoops’ presser:

    ON FRESHMAN DB BLAKE MCCLAIN LISTED AS THE NO. 2 STRONGSIDE LINEBACKER: “That would be the nickel spot. Maybe a little typo there. Sam/Nickel for us, depending on down and distance.”

  24. Mike

    Does this mean Towles transfer?

  25. UK Joe

    No, Towles agreed to redshirt

  26. TD53

    Congratulations to all members of the 2013 Big Blue Nation. I played at Ky in the 1970’s we went undefeated in the SEC. Went on to the NFL won a couple of Super Bowls. A little advice, Play every down as if it were your LAST! Workout everyday as if it were your last rep! Go to class everyday, get your DEGREE, you will need it later! The NFL stands for NOT FOR LONG! Average player plays 2.2 years. Love the game,respect others, walk away from trouble, others are jealous and want to make a name for themselves, stay away from them. Be a gentleman off the field, and crazy on the field, learn to turn up the dial for game day. May the Football Gods be generous to each and everyone of you. Go Big Blue!!!