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September 11, 2013

Brown Is Preparing the Offense for a Tall Task on Saturday

Nick Roush 7:44pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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Neal Brown has put in a ton of work this week preparing to face the nation’s #13 defense. The Cards move around a lot before the snap in an attempt to confuse offenses, with that confusion sometimes leading to the dreaded false start penalty (something the Cats’ OLine has done often so far). That extra…

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Can Kentucky be Successful in the Air Against Louisville?

Kory Henry 7:30pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13 Comments Disabled

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    It’s no secret that the Air Raid is back in Lexington.  The sounds of sirens were heard all around the Commonwealth this past Saturday, as the Cats earned their first victory of 2013.  They did so in convincing fashion, totaling 675 offensive yards, the third most in the program’s history.  Not only was the…

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Wear Blue on Saturday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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Going to the game Saturday? WEAR BLUE. UK posted the picture above on Facebook this afternoon, so leave the white shirts at home this time. Wear Blue. Be early. Be loud. Beat Louisville.

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Yahoo Sports investigation reveals Tyler Bray and four other SEC football players received extra benefits

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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An old Drew Franklin classic A Yahoo Sports investigation has revealed that five SEC football players violated NCAA rules by receiving extra benefits during their college careers: University of Alabama offensive tackle D.J. Fluker, University of Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray, Tennessee defensive end Maurice Couch, Mississippi State University defensive tackle Fletcher Cox and Mississippi State…

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Flashback: Kentucky vs. Louisville

Stuart Hammer 3:30pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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If there were ever a reason for Kentucky fans to be optimistic about the upcoming schedule, it is that the Louisville Cardinals, despite being ranked No. 7 in the country, will arguably be the “easiest” game in the next handful of weeks. With No. 18 Florida, No. 1 Alabama, and No. 13 South Carolina looming,…

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Stoops talks about the 2-QB system, Teddy Bridgewater on latest SEC teleconference

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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During his turn on the SEC Teleconference this morning, Mark Stoops talked about playing Louisville Teddy Bridgewater, how the 2-QB system is working out, and using Jalen Whitlow in certain situations. Here are a few of his remarks: On the QB rotation against Miami: We had it in the game plan when we scripted the…

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Johnny Manziel to have his own Camera on Saturday

Gavin Reidenauer 12:01pm September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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For Saturday’s showdown between Alabama and Texas A&M CBS elected to devote one entire camera to the comings and goings of Johnny Manziel. Yes, that’s right, America’s most controversial football player will be scrutinized from every aspect of  the game under the national microscope of CBS. Whether it’s passing, hydrating, reading, talking, or pointing at…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Your Favorite UK-UL Game?

Bryan the Intern 9:00am September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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It’s amazing the think but the modern UK-UL series is quickly approaching it’s 20th anniversary, and in that time there have been some real classic games.  Both schools have wins that their fans will forever remember, but when it comes to my favorite game in the series, it is actually the first one held on…

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September 10, 2013

Can We Stop These Guys: Louisville Edition

Andrew Cassady 9:30pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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Is there a worse sight than scrolling down the AP top 25 list and seeing the University of Louisville occupying the number 7 spot? Surely there must be something out there but it sure is hard to think of many. Yes, it seems we live in a Bizzaro world as the Cards are on a…

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An Average Practice Report From An “Average” Practice

Nick Roush 7:30pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13 Comments Disabled

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Before fielding questions from the media each day after practice, Coach Stoops’ monologue contains on average about 8 uses of the word ‘good’, usually working as follows, “It was a good Tuesday, we got some good work in, the guys looked good out there and showed a lot of good intensity.” Today the world was…

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April 2, 2020

LOOK: Vince Marrow shows off at-home “War Room”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Yesterday, the NCAA extended the recruiting dead period through May 31 to prevent in-person contact between coaches and prospects during the coronavirus pandemic, but that’s not stopping Vince Marrow from pursuing Kentucky’s top targets. The Big Dog tweeted a video from his home office, aka the “War Room,” to assure fans the staff is hard…

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April 1, 2020

WATCH: Social Distancing with Max Duffy and Luke Fortner – EPISODE TWO!

Maggie Davis 10:30pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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The Dynamic Duo is back for round two! No, not one of the BBN Jam duos (although they’re pretty dynamic, too). In this case, the dynamic duo is Max Duffy and Luke Fortner, and they’ve reunited for part two of “Social Distancing of Max and Luke.” If you missed part one, catch up here. A…

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NCAA extends recruiting “dead period” through May 31

Maggie Davis 5:10pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20

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We won’t be hearing the words “YAHTZEE” for a while, that’s for sure. The NCAA has just pushed back the end of its recruiting dead period by several weeks – now, there will be no recruiting nationwide for Division I and Division II athletics through May 31. Previously, the NCAA had suspended all in-person recruiting…

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March 31, 2020

Advanced Stat Deep Dive: Calculating UK’s Offensive Line Success

Adam Luckett 1:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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You didn’t think the offensive line had beach bodies ready to rock during football weather? Well guess again. Earlier this week on KSR, we posted a feature on quarterbacks where a lot of advanced stats were used. In the exercise, we tried to explain just what Kentucky’s offense has been missing. The numbers can sometimes…

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Kentucky makes ESPN’s Top 25 Future Defense Power Rankings

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:00am March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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When we’ll get to see college football again is up in the air, but that’s not stopping sportswriters from writing about it. ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg released his “Future Defense Power Rankings” this morning, which projects the best defenses in college football over the 2020, 2021, 2022 seasons. Kentucky’s defense came in at No. 22.  Not surprisingly,…

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March 30, 2020

WATCH: Social Distancing with Max Duffy and Luke Fortner

Nick Roush 8:00pm March 30, 2020 3/30/20

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Just because the Kentucky football is currently on a hiatus from the gridiron, doesn’t mean they aren’t doing work together. Monday evening punter Max Duffy and offensive guard Luke Fortner unveiled a new YouTube series, “Social Distancing with Max and Luke.” The tandem is using the medium to share what their life is like during…

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Should College Football Be Played in 2020?

Freddie Maggard 1:00pm March 30, 2020 3/30/20

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Football is irrelevant during this time of a worldwide pandemic. Let’s get straight before we dive into a sports topic. However, as we move into the most important two to three weeks in our fight against COVID-19, I am beginning to sense a true doubt that the 2020 college football season will or should be…

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March 29, 2020

ESPN’s Todd McShay on Lynn Bowden: “He’s today’s NFL guy”

Maggie Davis 7:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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Mark Stoops believes Lynn Bowden’s film will speak for itself come the late-April NFL Draft, and Kentucky’s head coach doubts the COVID-19 outbreak – which has resulted in major changes to the Draft process – will truly hinder the former Wildcat. Now, analysts on the national level are starting to agree. With no Pro Day,…

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WATCH: Kash Daniel thanks UK healthcare workers: “We’re all going to get through this together”

Maggie Davis 2:30pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20 Comments Disabled

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Like many of us, Kash Daniel is probably missing sports right about now. However, that’s not stopping him from taking a minute to thank everyone who is doing their part during the Coronavirus pandemic, especially those who are working hard for UK Healthcare. “I can’t imagine the work hours that the doctors and nurses and…

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Advanced Stat Deep Dive: Quarterbacks in the Mark Stoops era

Adam Luckett 2:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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Quarantine life rolls on for all of us continuing out best social distancing practices as we ride out the storm brought on by COVID-19. While we all attempt to flatten the curve, I’ve been looking for things to keep me busy around the house as I attempt to not drive my wife crazy. So it…

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