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Mitch Barnhart Talks…

Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart stopped in during the second hour of today’s Kentucky Sports Radio and talked with Matt Jones. Mitch talked about Rich, his thoughts on where Kentucky’s football program is under Joker Phillips, the possibility of a move to the ACC and those rumors about him squashing any chance at Louisville joining the SEC. Give it a listen below…

Article written by Thomas Beisner

18 Comments for Mitch Barnhart Talks…



  1. ukfaninohio
    8:17 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    We sucked when we had all those players too



  2. Mr Schwump
    8:19 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    Yada, yada, yada….. MB’s making sure football sucks for a long, long time.



  3. STRONG
    8:38 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    I’d be scared to Mitch….



  4. Dont let facts get in the way
    8:39 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    No thanks!



  5. STRONG
    8:41 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    Why didn’t you want to interview me Mitch? Oh yeah . . . that “coach in waiting” thing . . . got it… EXPLAIN THAT ONE TO ME AGAIN . . . . “we will not lose to Kentucky again” Quote me Mitch.



  6. Some Guy in Kentucky
    9:10 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    How can UK NOT have money, all of the SEC teams recieve big money from their TV and bowl money, plus what UK fans have to pay for games, and merchandise? Mitch likes to tell UK fans what they are thinking, instead of listening to what they are thinking.



  7. JBR
    9:13 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    I thought Mitch wouldn’t be an excuse maker like our blue shaded glasses folks…so how long do you keep running your head into a wall before you finally stop and think maybe it isn’t so smart. Loyalty, instant gratification, blah, blah, blah…you have look at more than just the big picture sort of crap. Joker cannot coach. He is not a leader. Players do not respect him nor play hard for him. It has been a year and a half. We have better players top to bottom than we have ever had, and they perform horribly. So, according to Mitch, we will wait until we hit rock bottom again, and THEN address the problem. This decided it for me, no more season tix, no more donations…we’ll see how he feels next year about Joker when the K Fund dries up.



  8. Coyote Hunter
    9:27 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    With all the alcohol that I invest in during the football season, a win would be nice once in awhile!



  9. Short-term Mitch
    9:49 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    Mitch has not meet even the standard for SEC play. Look at UKs record in the SEC since his tenure. He needs to go… Basketball means nothing to these conferences in comparison to football. Just like Mitch’s football success is nothing compared to the support we have given the football program. Time for change.



  10. mitchdoesntcare
    10:30 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    I throw up in my mouth when I hear mitch speak



  11. Kernel Sanders
    10:30 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    #6 How would Mitch listen to what fans think? Is that some kind of vulcan mind meld thing?



  12. Some Guy in Kentucky
    10:38 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    #11 Listen to matt’s radio show EVERYDAY, and UK fans will TELL YOU what they are thinking!



  13. Some Guy in Kentucky
    10:40 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    #11 I am not sure what a meld is?



  14. Ihateukfans
    11:20 pm September 27, 2011 Permalink

    Double talk
    No new arena in three mean bye bye cal



  15. Die-Hard UK Fan
    12:27 am September 28, 2011 Permalink

    Mitch seems to contradict himself with every breath. I agree, Joker cannot coach and by the dismeanor of the players there is not much discipline either. The recruits are great but the coaching is awful, the UK football issue will never be approached accordingly by Mitch. Like what the others have said, when the program hits rock bottom yet again there will be a change.. How about you approach the problem now while its on the rise thanks to what Coach Brooks has done, we should compete in the SEC not be known as the “bottom feeders”.



  16. STEVE!
    7:22 am September 28, 2011 Permalink

    Pitiful. Using the “no money” excuse when his primary job is to be a fund raiser for the UKAA. Also, I remember when he hired Rich Brooks. He was only going to be around long enough to get us through probation and get the program back on somewhat solid footing, then Mitch was going to hire a big-time coach.



  17. Jimmy Buffett
    8:09 am September 28, 2011 Permalink

    hey mitch, talk to us.



  18. roy d mercer
    2:55 am September 29, 2011 Permalink

    I’M ABOUT TO BE ON MITCH LIKE MICHAEL JACKSON ON A CUB SCOUT IF WE CAN’T GET THIS TOOK CARE OF.