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December 10, 2019

Player Preview: Earnest Sanders

Adam Luckett 2:00pm December 10, 2019 12/10/19

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Signing Day is one day closer and it’s time to learn more about the 2020 class. This next batch of players will be arriving to help the program continue their climb up the SEC ladder under Mark Stoops. Today we are staying in the state of Michigan and introducing you to another player that Steve…

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Kentucky offensive line misses cut for Joe Moore Award

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm December 10, 2019 12/10/19

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Back in November, the Kentucky offensive line unit was recognized as one of the best in the country, as the Joe Moore Award has announced the Wildcats as one of 10 semifinalists for the Most Outstanding Offensive Line Unit.  At the time, the selection committee had high praise for John Schlarman’s group: “You can tell…

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Three Kentucky Wildcats Earn Coaches All-SEC Honors

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm December 10, 2019 12/10/19

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Three Kentucky Wildcats have earned Coaches All-Southeastern Conference honors, the league announced on Tuesday. Kentucky’s record-breaking athlete Lynn Bowden Jr. was named the top all-purpose player in the SEC, while punter Max Duffy and offensive guard Logan Stenberg were named to the second-team. This comes just a day after Bowden, along with Stenberg, Duffy, and…

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KSR Show Thread 12/10: Lynn Bowden is going to the NFL

Jack Pilgrim 9:55am December 10, 2019 12/10/19

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Kentucky football star playmaker Lynn Bowden is officially heading to the NFL, and the KSR crew is ready to talk all about it this morning. Ryan Lemond, Drew Franklin, and Shannon the Dude will talk about that, along with everything else going on in the world of UK Athletics and around the state. Join in…

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Landon Young Named Captain of 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Jack Pilgrim 9:30am December 10, 2019 12/10/19

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Kentucky junior offensive tackle Landon Young has been voted captain of the 2019 Allstate AFCA (American Football Coaches Association) Good Works Team®. Back in September, Young was named a member of the team for his volunteer work in the community and abroad. Of the 22 Good Works Team members, Young received the honor of being named…

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December 9, 2019

Mark Stoops speaks on Lynn Bowden’s decision to enter 2020 NFL Draft

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm December 9, 2019 12/9/19

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This afternoon, Kentucky superstar playmaker Lynn Bowden Jr. announced he would be entering his name in the 2020 NFL Draft this spring, ending his record-breaking three-year career in Lexington. But first, he’s planning on playing in Kentucky’s final game of the 2019 season: the Belk Bowl in Charlotte, NC on New Year’s Eve. “I plan…

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EKU hires UK quality control assistant Walt Wells as head coach

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm December 9, 2019 12/9/19

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The Mark Stoops coaching tree has sprouted a new branch. Today, Eastern Kentucky hired Walt Wells as its new head coach. Wells has served as a quality control assistant under Mark Stoops at Kentucky for the past two seasons. He replaces Mark Elder, whose contract was not renewed following a 21-24 record in the past…

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How UK’s Seniors Treat Postseason Accolades ahead of Belk Bowl

Nick Roush 4:30pm December 9, 2019 12/9/19

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It’s officially college football award season. Thursday night Max Duffy will be in Atlanta to accept the Ray Guy Award as the nation’s best punter. It’s not official yet, but come on. If Duffy does not win the award it will be a crime against humanity. The same goes for Lynn Bowden and the Hornung…

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Lynn Bowden announces he is entering the 2020 NFL Draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:36pm December 9, 2019 12/9/19

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The Belk Bowl will be Lynn Bowden’s final game as a Kentucky Wildcat. The junior all-purpose threat just announced he is forgoing his senior year of eligibility and entering the 2020 NFL Draft, thanking fans for their support in a video on social media. “What’s good, BBN? This is your quarterback, receiver, kick returner, and…

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Player Preview: Justin Rogers

Adam Luckett 2:30pm December 9, 2019 12/9/19

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The early signing day is less than two weeks away and it is time to get into recruiting mode. The UK football staff is fresh off hosting some players this weekend and are currently making their rounds on the circuit visiting recruits in their homes. It’s a busy, busy time and UK looks set to…

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December 12, 2019

Frequently Asked Belk Bowl Questions, Answered

Drew Franklin 9:30pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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The 2019 Belk Bowl is just around the corner. Are you excited? You should be. Kentucky will play Virginia Tech, a program with some prestige and name recognition, in a New Year’s Eve nooner in Charlotte. It’s not the Jacksonville trip we planned for (thanks, Tennessee) but it will be a fun one in Bank…

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Max Duffy wins Ray Guy Award for NCAA’s best punter

Drew Franklin 8:35pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Max Duffy is officially the best punter in college football. The voters for the Ray Guy Award said so. Duffy was named the recipient of the Ray Guy Award, given annually to the nation’s premier punter, at Thursday night’s Home Depot College Football Awards show. A native of Australia, Duffy came to Kentucky as the…

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WATCH: Landon Young at College Football Awards

Drew Franklin 8:17pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Landon Young made an appearance at the Home Depot College Football Awards show in Atlanta as a representative of the 2019 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. Young was selected as the captain of the 22-person team, a true honor for the Lexington native who knows the importance of giving back to his community. Hear what…

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Josh Paschal Named to 2019 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Team

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Kentucky linebacker Josh Paschal has been named one of five members to the inaugural 2019 Uplifting Athletes Rare Disease Champion Team, Uplifting Athlete announced today. Paschal is joined by Kent State wide receiver Antwan Dixon, Davidson linebacker George Hatalowich, Syracuse offensive lineman Sam Heckel and Penn student assistant Anthony Lotti on the team. For 12 years,…

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Benny Snell featured on this week’s “Inside the NFL”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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Do you love Benny Snell? Of course you do. Do you have Showtime? You’re in luck because the former Cat is featured in this week’s episode of “Inside the NFL,” which aired Tuesday night and is available on demand to Showtime subscribers. Last night, the network shared this clip of Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin…

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Player Preview: JuTahn McClain

Adam Luckett 3:30pm December 12, 2019 12/12/19

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We stay on the offensive side of the football to continue our profiles of the 2020 recruiting class and next up is a quick, slashing back from just north of Cincinnati. JuTahn McClain rushed for 1,947 yards during his senior season and is bringing a different element to UK’s backfield. To bolster the position, Kentucky…

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December 11, 2019

You can remove Eddie Gran’s name from the FAU coaching search because FAU has its new coach

Drew Franklin 11:15pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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Eddie Gran isn’t going to be the next head coach at Florida Atlantic University. There was some speculation the UK offensive coordinator was in the conversation for the gig, but FAU instead went with Willie Taggart to fill the position left open by Lane Kiffin, the new head man at Ole Miss. The Taggart side…

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11 Personnel E22: Fulmergate

KSR 8:30pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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Kentucky is playing in the Belk Bowl, a place few expected entering bowl selection Sunday. Adam Luckett connects the dots to explain why he believes Phil Fulmer pulled strings to dunk on Kentucky’s football program. You can hear more about Fulmergate, the now complete SEC coaching carousel, and… — The significance of Dean Hood’s departure.…

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MUST WATCH: New “Why Not Kentucky” video

Maggie Davis 8:00pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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There’s a new “Why Not Kentucky” video making its way around the internet, and you need to watch it. The video was originally posted by the official UK Football account, along with the hashtag #NSD, as in “National Signing Day.” This year’s early-signing period is set to begin in just one week – letters of…

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Two Wildcats make Sports Illustrated’s Football All-American team

Maggie Davis 7:00pm December 11, 2019 12/11/19

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The awards just keep rolling in for at least two of Kentucky’s stars on the football field this season. Lynn Bowden and Max Duffy were both named to Sports Illustrated’s College Football All-American team Wednesday afternoon. Bowden was listed as a “first-team specialist” as an all-purpose player (which seems like a contradiction?), while Duffy was…

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