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Monday’s Football Press Conference Notes

This was one of the funniest press conferences of the year. Towards the end of Phillips’ interview, the lights cut off in the Wildcat Den, which Phillips thought was an assassination attempt. “I thought I was gone, man. Assassination or something. I’ve read [Martin Luther] King’s book,” Phillips said. His reaction is classic. Please take a look.


Taylor Wyndham’s beard is awesome. So much so that the media asked him questions about it for literally twenty minutes straight. TWENTY MINUTES…. about a beard. There was minimal football talk from Wyndham, so I’ll just give you the beard highlights.

-Wyndham hasn’t shaved since August 2nd, the first day of Kentucky’s training camp. When it grew long enough to become noticeable, Coach Phillips started to referred to Wyndham as “Wilson” from the classic Tom Hanks’ movie Castaway (pictured below).


-Wyndham’s beard is inspired by Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keiselwhich is understandable. Both are defensive linemen, both look like they live in mountains, and both resemble the original man.

-The beard has made eating and drinking chores for the Senior DE. “I have to lift my mustache up to take a drink and all kinds of food gets stuck in there. I have to wipe by face every two seconds.”

-It’s not surprising that Wyndham’s mother hates the beard. “When I saw her on Saturday’s Cat Walk her eyes got big and she said “Uh-oh.” Even though Mom hates it, you would think girls would dig Wyndham’s beard, but he says that’s not the case at all. “No, they hate it too. Chicks hate it, Guys envy it.”

Wyndham’s plan is to cut the beard off on December 1st, right after the season and “No Shave November.” KSR will definitely have to get one last picture of it before it is no more..

Article written by Rashawn Franklin

26 Comments for Monday’s Football Press Conference Notes

  1. Dusten
    2:37 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    Wilson was a volleyball.

  2. Joker
    2:45 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    No you’re a volleyball!

  3. come on man
    2:46 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    KRS, why even post about a memorable scene in a video if your not gonna give us the time during in which it happens. That’s really lame

  4. Rashawn Franklin
    2:49 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    Sorry 18:11

  5. Kablaam
    2:52 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    4.) hey man thank you. Rashawn is my favorite poster on KSR

  6. RealCatsFan
    2:54 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    Tayler was probably one of those dudes who started shaving in third grade. You know, the guys who bought beer for all of their SENIOR classmates when they were FRESHMEN because they were the ones with the facial hair.

  7. come on man
    2:56 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    #4 That was hilarious! His reaction is awesome Joker may not be a top caliber sec football coach but he is defintely has top caliber character

  8. Will S
    2:56 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    Meanwhile, Duke football ROLLS over UNC 33-30. Now 6-2, 3-1 in ACC and atop the Atlantic Divison. Bowl eligible. How ’bout them apples? David Cutcliffe for prez.

  9. Will S?
    3:04 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    uh…8) If i remember correctly your a troll. Why are you here posting? btw i hope this is the only response you get here, you dont deserve our time or the space taken by your comments. Please dont show your face again…ever

  10. RYNO
    3:09 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    8) Duke fans don’t even care about Duke football so you think a UK message board is where you are going to get an “atta boy”? ACC Football is a joke, Duke football is a joke, and David Cutcliffe is a joke. Go away scrub, at least until November 14th. Then we’ll gladly allow you to come back and get laughed at.

  11. RYNO
    3:10 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    BTW- Wyndam looks more like Jesus than Tom Hanks.

  12. Hard to believe
    3:14 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    I have come to the conclusion that I actually think it’s best to support Joker and lets bring him back for the last year of his contract. There are to many openings in college football right now and I’m afraid we will get stuck with another bad coach. I also think we have some good young talent that seems to be getting better each week. Finally I think no one wants to win or cares about the program as much as Joker so, there ya go bash away.

  13. griffey
    3:23 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    #12 what is open outside of the Idaho job? The rest are filled and just speculation.

  14. zz
    3:26 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    Oh we’re talking UK footbalzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  15. schwing
    3:28 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    two whole posts about this, huh? in the same day, nonetheless. and one right after the other.

  16. Jaleel White
    3:28 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    When will KSR stop called it “No Shave November” and start calling it by it’s real name, “MOVEMBER”. Look it up.

  17. RYNO
    3:28 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    13) You’ve gotta to be kidding. Just inside the SEC, Tennessee and Arkansas are locks to be hunting for new coaches before the end of the year.

  18. blueballer
    3:35 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    “MOVEMBER”, correct nomenclature or not, sounds more like a gay pride celebration month. I’ll stick with the “No Shave” modifier.

  19. Holla
    3:46 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    16) Movember is for growing moustaches only, no shave november is what it is, no shaving anywhere. Know your facts before you call someone out. 12) The more I think about it, the more I believe I’m in agreement with you. Flame away haters. 13) Really? RYNO already stated what I was going to, no need to repeat it. I believe if Joker is let go we’ll get the scraps left over. Firing him just to fire him doesn’t serve any purpose other than to appease a percentage of the fan base. Replacing him with someone who most likely won’t do a much better job does little to fix the programs issues.

  20. Rockfield, KY
    4:02 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    We can’t keep Joker around for one more year and then get rid of him. His recruiting would be worthless bc every player he recruited would most likely transfer. Or he’d get terrible players that would stay.

  21. SoCal Will
    4:07 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    Hey, it is not easy finding a good comedian for $2M a year! Joker is a good guy but come on people….

  22. Scotty Sharp
    6:05 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    Would love to see a side by side of Cards closer Jason Motte and Wyndham. Mark McGwire approves.

  23. Thick-Bearded Guy
    6:13 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    I totally understand what Taylor Wyndham is goin through.. (Most) girls don’t dig it, but the guys do envy it. Nothing worse than a chick hatin on it, and then a dude complimentin’ ya on it… Weird..

  24. kingrex
    6:56 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    How many wide receivers become head coaches? I love UK and am a nice guy too…

  25. RealCatsFan
    8:56 pm October 22, 2012 Permalink

    Brett Keisel looks like he should be playing for the Vikings instead of the Steelers. 😀

  26. Comedy boy
    9:01 am October 23, 2012 Permalink

    When are we gonna get rid of this joker?? Ha ha. See what I did there?