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UK Fans of the Day Want Afternoon Notes


When Josh Harrellson finally starts a “Work Hard, Play Harder” clothing line, this is the photo that will hang prominently over his head while he rests his feet on his large oak desk.  His subordinates will enter and they will be envious.  This is Jorts.  Envy him.


 – I think some of us were hoping that we’d be surprised by news at some point that tonight’s Legends game would be televised, but there are no plans to televise the game.  Fortunatley for you, there is another KSR Live Blog set for 7 pm, so make sure you stop by.  Matt and Drew will be at the game providing play-by-play and pictures from the event.  Josh Harrellson, Brandon Knight and DeAndre Liggins will replace Bogans, Prince and Meeks.

 – ESPN just released their Super Tuesday schedule a few minutes ago and UK will be featured four times as a Super Tuesday participant.  Those games will be at home against Florida and Arkansas and on the road against Georgia and Mississippi State.  The Cats and Gators both earned a league-high four spots.  Here is the full slate of games.

 – Much like the “are they serving beer?” question of the past few weeks, “Did you see Josh Harrellson on the front of Yahoo?” has shot into the stratosphere as the Big Blue Question du jour.  So, if you answered “no” to that question, check it out.  The story of Harrellson founding J.A.D.D. (Jorts Against Drunk Driving) made the main page.  Work Hard, Fight Crime Harder.

 – If you’re traveling to Nashville for Kentucky’s season opening football game with Western Kentucky, you’ll be happy to know that Laura Bell Bundy will play a free concert before the game.  The show will be at Riverfront Park beginning at  5:30 pm.  Uncomfortable advances and nervous conversation from the KSR crew will start shortly before that.

 – UK IMG sent out a Tweet this morning of the progress being made on installing the new video boards at Commonwealth Stadium.  Below you can see a picture on the left of where they are right now and compare it with what was there previously.  The upgrade in the screen is pretty incredible to see.  Just reading it on paper might not have done it justice.


 – This has absolutely nothing to do with UK, but I found it rather amusing.  A guy by the name of Joel James, who is a center prospect in the class of 2012, is a little irritated that North Carolina continues to recruit him without making a scholarship offer.  So irritated that he took it public with Jeff Borzello:

“I don’t know why they haven’t,” James said. “I’m starting to get tired of waiting. If they want me, offer. If they don’t, just tell me and let me move on with my choices. They haven’t said anything.”

Stop holding him back, Roy Williams!

Finally, if you missed today’s episode of Kentucky Sports Radio, make sure you check out the podcast below.  Matt relived the magic of last night’s basketball game and shared some of the inside happenings from Rupp.  Give it a listen.

Article written by Thomas Beisner

21 Comments for UK Fans of the Day Want Afternoon Notes

  1. mocha
    2:10 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    jorts is the man.

  2. iWantToGrowUpToBeTheDrewFranklin
    2:12 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    2!!,5,4,3,1,6 in that order. Not including jorts

    oh and first

  3. bigabes4uk
    2:19 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    oh def 2 then 1,4,6,5,3

  4. UKfanNKY
    2:21 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    The new boards and look are going to be awesome. Looking forward to a special year. RISE GO CATS!!!

  5. UKfanNKY
    2:21 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    The new boards and look along with the new sound system are going to be awesome. Looking forward to a special year. RISE GO CATS!!!

  6. bluetooth
    2:25 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    talk about dress down fridays … or is a new line of wedding attire

  7. Bood
    2:32 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    They’re looking at the wrong camera.

  8. UKFanInCincy
    2:33 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    Why do they all look like they have to pee or that it is really cold outside??

  9. BTI has to go
    2:36 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    Please tell me you failed to proof read this Beisner… It’s almost hard to read it’s so gramatically poor

  10. Nuke99m
    2:36 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    wtf is Laura Bell Bundy ?

  11. VII
    2:43 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    2,4,5,UHHH just 2,4,5

  12. FrigFullofBeer
    2:45 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    We need to add those ribbons lights to Rupp Arena least to make modernized and replace Big Bertha… Forget new arena and up on wall above top seating area put lcd screens like how Dallas Mavs arena looks.. AND SERVE BEEEEEEER, to bad policy won’t allow during UK games.. Matt throw idea to Mitch, ok lets get ready for some football folks!!!

  13. UKfanNKY
    3:05 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    #12 great idea on the beer, it would be great rev. for evertone but the SEC does not allow it. GO CATS RISE!!!

  14. philthyphil
    3:06 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    Not so bad for a boy from St Charles, MO.

  15. Poco Chang
    3:14 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink


  16. Lex07
    3:25 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    I think they should also replace the “CM Newton Field” sign with “Jerry Claiborne Field” while they are at it. What did Newton ever do?

  17. Bg Cat
    3:35 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    2 4 5 . Glad Casey Anthony Wasnt In The Pic Today In Fans Of The Day Like Yesterday.

  18. CatBlue in LR
    4:33 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    What was the attendance figure last night? It’s not in the box score or any of the stories I’ve seen. Tipton’s story said someting about a “capacity crowd.” Does that mean 24,000?

  19. J.Thomas
    5:04 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    Anybody know if the game at the Yum gonna be televised???

  20. LexCat
    5:45 pm August 16, 2011 Permalink

    2 is the infamous “Kentucky Girls Love Dick” picture girl. Check it out.

  21. HillbillyInBC
    12:26 pm August 17, 2011 Permalink

    Good to see that UK will finally have a bigger video board than Letcher County Central.