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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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September 10, 2013

20th UK vs. UL Modern Day Rivalry and What We Must Do Well to Win

Kaan Solagan 6:56pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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UK holds an edge in the all-time rivalry between the two schools (14-11) dating back to their earliest game in 1912. This game marks the 20th anniversary of the modern period in which the two schools have faced each other. After picking the rivalry back up during the 1994-95 season, the Cards have held an…

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Practice was just “average” today

Drew Franklin 6:30pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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Mark Stoops wasn’t overly impressed with football practice today. He told the media things were just average and they’ll need to step it up this week. Part of today’s setback, he believes, comes from new wrinkles that slowed the guys down. “We need to have a better day tomorrow,” he added. One positive piece of…

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Wal-Mart is ready for Louisville

Drew Franklin 3:30pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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One Lexington Wal-Mart location used its Coca-Cola display to get behind Kentucky football as the rivalry game approaches. Conveniently located near the pharmacy, the Air Raid-inspired display is drawing a lot of attention from shoppers — but does it have sirens? That’s a steal on Dasani water.

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There’s a lot of gambling action on Saturday’s game

Drew Franklin 2:27pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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According to SportsInsights.com, a site that follows trends in the sports betting market, only Alabama-Texas A&M has drawn more action than this Saturday’s game in Commonwealth Stadium. Over 6,500 bets have already been placed on the Kentucky-Louisville game, the second-highest total behind The Johnny Manziel Show’s 10,000-plus wagers. Sports Insight says 92% of the current…

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Charlie Strong looks ahead to the Kentucky game

Drew Franklin 1:00pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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Kickoff is 95 hours away…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Why Don’t we Cheer for Doug Martin More?

Bryan the Intern 9:00am September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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Ask most Kentucky fans about the name Doug Martin, and I think the large majority of them will think you are talking about the Tampa Bay running back who had a breakout year last season.  But I want you to consider a Doug Martin that should have more a significance to Kentucky fans: New Mexico…

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September 9, 2013

Stoops, Strong, and players not downplaying the rivalry

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13

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During this morning’s weekly press conferences, both Charlie Strong and Mark Stoops refused to downplay the importance of Saturday’s game. Stoops said that while every game is important, he’s never going to shy away from a rivalry: “Well, again, our players need to understand that every week is important, and we will be very systematic…

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Video From Bud Dupree and Jonathan George During UL Week’s Press Conference

Nick Roush 4:00pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13 Comments Disabled

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Little Brother gets the Grantland treatment

Andrew McCarthy 3:30pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13

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AP PHOTO/TIMOTHY D. EASLEY This was inevitable, guys. With a Sugar Bowl win, Heisman candidate, and a path to an undefeated season that makes the 1998 Tulane team’s look like the Bataan death march by comparison, the Cards are media darlings right now. Case in point: today’s piece on Grantland, arbiter of all things hip…

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Stoops Believes His Secondary Is Showing Signs of Improvement

N. Jourdan 3:03pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13 Comments Disabled

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In another juicy tid-bit from today’s weekly presser, Coach Stoops was asked a question on how he feels about his secondary unit now versus a couple of weeks ago. Coach’s answer to it is below, and it appears that some guys have stepped it up since that not-so pleasant performance against the Hilltoppers back in…

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