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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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ESPN: Stoops “embraces Big Blue challenge”

Andrew McCarthy 4:00pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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  Today in ‘As the Worldwide Leader Turns,’ ESPN’s Chris Low checks in with Mark Stoops about the direction of the program and the now-official Blake Bone commitment. Haha. Just kidding. It’s ESPN, so there’s no time for SEC recruiting talk in between all the reading of celebrity tweets and non-stop Tebow Time. They did…

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And the Ugliest Yard in the State Goes To….

Andrew Cassady 3:00pm August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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We may be three weeks away from taking down the dirty birds in Commonwealth but that doesn’t mean trash talk can’t get started a little early.  Presented to you today is without question what has to be the worst yard in the state. Charlie Blair of Okolona has taken up painting his yard in recent…

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October 23, 2020

Yahtzee After Hours: UK gets commitment from Ohio DE Jamarius Dinkins

Drew Franklin 12:29am October 23, 2020 10/23/20

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The Thursday recruiting fun didn’t end with Skyy Clark’s commitment to UK Basketball. Just before midnight, Jamarius Dinkins, a three-star defensive end out of Columbus, Ohio, pledged his commitment to UK Football. “I’m committing to The University of Kentucky,” Dinkins said in a message to his Twitter followers. “Time to be the number one defense…

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October 22, 2020

WATCH: Mark Stoops’ Final Message Before Missouri Road Trip

Nick Roush 6:45pm October 22, 2020 10/22/20

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Kentucky returns to the road after knocking off Tennessee to take on Missouri. The 1-2 Tigers gave Eli Drinkwitz his first win at Mizzou by upsetting the defending National Champion LSU Tigers 45-41 two weeks ago. In his final discussion with the media before kickoff, Mark Stoops said the team looked into a mirror to…

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Kentucky will face former kicker Grant McKinnis Saturday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm October 22, 2020 10/22/20

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Remember Grant McKinnis? The former Kentucky punter/kicker transferred to Missouri over the summer after completing his undergraduate degree and is doing pretty well for himself. Through three games, he’s averaging 44.0 yards on eight punts, with a 66-yarder in the Tigers’ win over defending national champs LSU on October 10. That average ranks No. 25…

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Depth Chart Podcast: Rat Poison

KSR 1:00pm October 22, 2020 10/22/20

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A week after a feel-good win at Tennessee, Freddie Maggard does NOT feel good about Kentucky’s upcoming road trip to Missouri. Concerned the praise may have gone to the Wildcats’ heads, Freddie is prepared to see Eli Drinkwitz throw the kitchen sink at Kentucky to end the five-game losing streak to the Cats. Highlights: —…

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Scouting Report: Missouri Tigers

Adam Luckett 12:00pm October 22, 2020 10/22/20

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Kentucky is fresh off one of the biggest victories in the Mark Stoops era as the Wildcats crushed Jeremy Pruitt’s Tennessee club in Neyland Stadium and that has made many of us very happy. The UK defense has found its mojo while the offense’s ball control identity helped ice the game for the good guys…

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Stoops can move into second on UK’s Career Win list Saturday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:15am October 22, 2020 10/22/20

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A win over Missouri would not only put Kentucky over .500 for the season, it would be an important milestone in Mark Stoops’ tenure in Lexington. Over eight seasons, Stoops has 46 wins at Kentucky, which ranks third on the school’s all-time list. If the Cats beat Mizzou, he’ll move into a tie with Fran…

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October 21, 2020

WATCH: Kelvin Joseph, Jordan Wright, and Coach Brad White talk to media ahead of Mizzou matchup

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm October 21, 2020 10/21/20

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Coming off an embarrassing smackdown of the Tennessee Volunteers this past Saturday, the Kentucky Wildcats Football team now look ahead to a matchup against the Missouri Tigers this weekend. On Wednesday afternoon, cornerback Kelvin Joseph, linebacker Jordan Wright, and defensive coordinator Brad White sat down for a Zoom press conference with the media, answering questions…

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SOURCE: Jeremy Pruitt fired assistant coach Jimmy Brumbaugh DURING loss to Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 6:26pm October 21, 2020 10/21/20

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The ‘Cats big win in Knoxville on Saturday was unprecedented not just on the field but in other ways as well. A source close to the UT program tells KSR that Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt fired assistant coach Jimmy Brumbaugh during the game on Saturday. Pruitt let Brumbaugh go while the game was still…

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JuTahn McClain Grateful for Early Opportunity

Nick Roush 6:00pm October 21, 2020 10/21/20

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Kentucky’s 2020 football recruiting class is one of the most talented groups of individuals ever assembled at UK. A group ranked in the top 25 nationally that featured five-star defensive lineman Justin Rogers, four-star quarterback Beau Allen and four-star receiver Michael Drennen, the first number called was actually from a three-star prospect, running back JuTahn…

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Stoops on Connor Bazelak, defense, and Eddie Gran’s mask

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm October 21, 2020 10/21/20

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Connor Bazelak had quite the debut as Missouri’s starting quarterback vs. LSU, completing 29 of 34 passes for 406 yards and four touchdowns in the 45-41 takedown of the reigning national champions. Kentucky was actually the first team to offer Bazelak, a former three-star prospect in the 2019 class, so Mark Stoops has a pretty…

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