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August 29, 2013

Could conditioning be the X-factor on Saturday?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am August 29, 2013 8/29/13

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It’s gonna be hot Saturday. Weather.com has backed down from its 97-degree prediction, but it’s still calling for a high of 91 that afternoon, with the temperature at kickoff in the 80s with high humidity. The forecast has caused some of you to rethink your tailgating plans (more on this later today), but how will…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: UK Players in the Pros and Who has the Best Stats

Bryan the Intern 9:00am August 29, 2013 8/29/13

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Who is this guy?  The leading NFL rusher in UK history.  Can you name him? The NFL exhibition season has been going for a couple weeks now and the real games start next weekend, so I thought it might be a good time to take a look back at the history of UK players in…

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August 28, 2013

Previewing the Hilltopper Defense

Jonathan Schuette 8:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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After the eternal and lifeless summer months, college football is finally back. For the Kentucky faithful, the eternal wait was even longer as what we saw last year was a very loose definition of the word football. Fast forward to the present and we can be excited about future prospects once again. Not only have…

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Some Highlights from an Average Hump Day Practice

Nick Roush 7:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Instead of Nick, I’m going to be Frank: this practice might’ve been the most uneventful of the Stoops era. When the Coach took the podium there was an awkward pause when nobody from the media had anything to ask the Coach. Now that quickly changed, but the media and coaching staff alike are tired of…

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Know Your Wildcat: Bud Dupree

Drew Franklin 5:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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During the slow and insipid summer of 2008, former KSR wordsmith Evan Hilbert profiled each and every member of the University of Kentucky football team. Though his knowledge was sparse and his research was far from thorough, Evan’s short and insufficient player profiles were an integral part of Kentucky’s success that season. UK finished with…

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Flashback: Kentucky vs. Western Kentucky

Stuart Hammer 3:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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Welcome, Big Blue Nation, to a new series beginning here on KSR. What you are looking at is the first of a weekly three-part series that will come to you on the Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of a football game week. Part one will be this: a flashback in time of the history between Kentucky…

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A Guide to the University’s “New” Tailgating Policy, Without the BS

Nick Roush 12:00pm August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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  The Problem The poor performance on the field last year just nearly eclipses the poor tailgating atmosphere. What is often seen as the highlight of the fall for undergrads, the tailgating scene came to a screeching halt after a viral video surfaced after the WKU game. The primary tailgate choice for fraternities next to…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: The Benefits of Being a 1st-Year Head Coach

Bryan the Intern 9:00am August 28, 2013 8/28/13

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I have to be honest, and I know it is not the greatest emotion to feel, but I envy Mark Stoops.  I truly am jealous of him.  Not just for the obvious things.  The fact he’s a millionaire or soon to be a millionaire.  And the fact he coaches college football for a living.  We should all…

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August 27, 2013

Can We Stop These Guys: Western Kentucky Edition

Andrew Cassady 9:30pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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In baseball your team can win or lose based upon the performance of one man, the pitcher. In basketball you team can be done in by one night of unbelievable scoring (::ahem:: Elston Turner). However, when it comes to football a team’s quality is rarely determined by the play of an individual but rather by…

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Stoops: “One Day, One Step Closer”

Nick Roush 7:30pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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  – Today was one of the Cats’ last hard, physical practice before the WKU game. While they will remain in full pads tomorrow, the staff will start toning it down a bit after working multiple 3rd down situations today, lining up the #1s on both sides of the ball and ‘hitting it hard’. Upon…

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June 3, 2020

REPORT: Linebacker Chris Oats moved to rehabilitation facility

Maggie Davis 10:45pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Nearly two weeks after KSR’s Matt Jones reported Kentucky’s Chris Oats had been admitted into the hospital with a serious medical condition, the linebacker’s health seems to be improving. Oats has been moved out of the hospital and into a rehabilitation facility, according to a new report by Mike Dyer of WCPO in Cincinnati. A…

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Kentucky football’s Tyler Beisner creates non-profit to assist with local youth sports

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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A very familiar name to the KSR world is doing his part to help during the offseason and beyond. Today, Kentucky wide receiver Tyler Beisner – son of TJ Beisner, the editor of CoachCal.com and former managing editor of KSR – announced he would be creating a non-profit organization dedicated to raising money for youth…

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Weird or Awesome: Kentucky fan’s Snell Yeah tattoo

Drew Franklin 3:30pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Former UK linebacker Kash Daniel has really upped his Twitter game since sports ended and yesterday he shared a funny tweet that included a photo of a die hard Benny Snell fan, complete with a Snell Yeah stomach tattoo. His friend: I’m tellin ya son, ain’t no way you’re a bigger Benny Snell fan than…

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How Former UK Quarterback Will Fidler is Fighting the Battle against Coronavirus

Nick Roush 2:45pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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A man who once orchestrated one of Kentucky football’s greatest comebacks is now helping America come back to work from the coronavirus pandemic. A decade after Will Fidler wore Kentucky blue and white, the Henderson, Ky. native owns RGA Enterprises, a chemical plant in Charlotte that produces cleaning products you see on shelves of grocery…

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Kentucky Football’s strength of schedule ranked 10th in SEC

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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Earlier this week, BTI teed off on Kentucky’s 2020 football schedule, which he argued is too weak for the current state of the program. Today, CBS Sports’ Tom Fornelli released strength of schedule rankings for all 14 teams in the SEC, and Kentucky’s 2020 slate came in at…No. 10. According to Fornelli’s methodology, the Cats’…

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Legendary Tennessee coach Johnny Majors passes away

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am June 3, 2020 6/3/20

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The Southeastern Conference has lost another legend. Johnny Majors, who won SEC Player of the Year at Tennessee in 1955 and 1956 and led the Vols to three SEC Championships as head coach from 1977-92, passed away at the age of 85. As a triple-threat tailback in Knoxville, Majors rushed for 549 yards and seven…

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June 2, 2020

UK Athletics urges Big Blue Nation to fight racism and bigotry

Jack Pilgrim 11:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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UK Athletics has released a statement on the recent and continued racial injustices going on throughout the United States. After the recent killings George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, among countless others, UK Athletics urged the Big Blue Nation to stand against racism and bigotry. “Our student-athletes inspire. They uplift. They lead,” the statement…

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Justin Rogers to Report to Campus June 15

Nick Roush 4:30pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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The Kentucky football team could be on campus less than two weeks from today. Incoming freshman Justin Rogers is set to report to the University of Kentucky’s campus June 15, he said in an interview on the Dylan & Dylan Sports Podcast. Rogers did not provide any further details, but it’s likely he’ll be accompanied…

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TRANSCRIPT: Vince Marrow talks with KSR about ongoing protests in Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 2:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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This morning, Kentucky assistant head coach Vince Marrow joined Kentucky Sports Radio to break down the ongoing protests around the nation and the latest developments in the state, touching on his personal thoughts and how his players are feeling, among other topics. What did Marrow have to say? Check out the entire transcript of the…

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11 Personnel E45: Talkin’ Ball

KSR 1:00pm June 2, 2020 6/2/20

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We are living in strange times. Nick Roush and Adam Luckett try to provide a little comfort and add a little normalcy to the chaos in our country by talking football for an hour. It isn’t perfect, but this edition of 11 Personnel might be the escape to the gridiron you need. Highlights: — How…

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