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September 9, 2013

Max Smith and Jalen Whitlow earn helmet stickers from ESPN

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13

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Saturday was a fun day for the Kentucky football team. They racked up 675 yards on offense, the third most in program history, and the defense allowed only 122 yards, shutting out Miami’s offense. There were stars on both sides of the ball, starting with Maxwell Smith and Jalen Whitlow, who both earned “helmet stickers”…

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Stoops on DeMarco Robinson: “I really don’t know.”

Drew Franklin 12:41pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13

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DeMarco Robinson is listed as the top receiver on Kentucky’s depth chart for Saturday, but his playing status is all but certain. In his Monday football luncheon, Stoops told reporters he isn’t sure if Robinson will be back this week or not. “I really don’t know,” he said. Robinson injured his ankle on the opening…

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LIVE: Mark Stoops’ pre-Louisville presser

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:15pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13

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The new depth chart is out!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13

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The newest depth chart has been released. Check it out in all its glory: Offense Tight end Jordan Aumiller Anthony Kendrick Steven Borden Left tackle Darrian Miller Jon Toth Left guard Zach West Teven Eatmon-Nared Center Jon Toth Zach Myers Max Godby Right guard Kevin Mitchell Jack Gruenschlaeger Right tackle Jordan Swindle Shaquille Love Wide…

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Kevin Mitchell named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:35am September 9, 2013 9/9/13

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  Congrats to senior offensive guard Kevin Mitchell, who was just named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week by the league. Mitchell graded at 90 percent against Miami, had nine knockdown blocks, and did not allow a sack or have a penalty. Go Kevin. Go Cats.

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Relive Saturday in slow motion

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am September 9, 2013 9/9/13

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Want to relive Saturday’s win all over again? Check out these highlights, set in slow motion to a vaguely Celtic but very inspirational soundtrack. It could almost be a montage from a movie. Jeff Badet’s touchdown around the 2:30 mark is particularly impressive.

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Your Monday Morning Playcalling Breakdown

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

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Every Monday I will breakdown the Kentucky playcalling to get a sense of where the Cats where successful and where they were not.  Obviously against Miami, UK was successful in nearly every aspect of the game, especially on the offensive side of the ball.  I think “big play potential” in different situations on Saturday was…

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September 8, 2013

True Freshman QBs Show They Belong

Tyler Johnson 9:30pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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You’re probably wondering who that is in the above picture, unless you are a Big 12 fan or a fan of walk-on true freshman quarterbacks. Yes, that is Baker Mayfield, the Texas Tech Red Raider’s starting quarterback who also happens to be a walk-on. Mayfield’s not your average walk-on; he quarterbacked a Texas state championship…

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The Leach Report

Tom Leach 8:00pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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The Kentucky football is about to jump into the deep end of the pool, with a four-game stretch against some elite-level opponents. And that’s why it was so important that the Wildcats got the kind of feel-good win they needed against Miami. The wide gap in team speed that UK enjoyed in this matchup will…

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Sunday Look Ahead: The Louisville Cardinals

Andrew Cassady 6:00pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13

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Following the loss to WKU there was a certain sense of dread associated with the Louisville game. Not only were the Cards riding a two game win streak in the series, coming of the best athletic year in school history, and featuring a Heisman hopeful in Teddy Bridgewater but they had looked fantastic in a…

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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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March 28, 2020

Q&A with Mark Stoops Following Spring Practice Cancellation

Nick Roush 10:00pm March 28, 2020 3/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Mark Stoops spoke at length to the media via Zoom teleconference Friday afternoon, his first public remarks since coronavirus effectively canceled spring football. He touched on a variety of topics in the 45-minute discussion that’s transcribed in its entirety below. Opening statement “I just want to say I hope everyone’s doing good and staying safe.…

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