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December 2, 2020

Phil Hoskins Contemplates Seventh (!) College Football Season

Nick Roush 7:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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This Saturday is Senior Day at Kroger Field. Unlike previous season finales, this year’s group of upperclassmen could return for one more Kentucky football season, thanks to an NCAA COVID-19 eligibility exemption. There are two elder statesmen that could become the Van Wilders of UK’s campus. Max Duffy won the 2019 Ray Guy Award months…

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Not Focused on the Future, Eddie Gran wants to win for the Seniors

Nick Roush 3:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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As Kentucky’s 2020 football season nears a close, the BBN is looking ahead to see what’s next for the program as it limps to the finish line after top 25 preseason expectations. Fans are not alone. Mark Stoops said as much Monday afternoon. “We do need to get better,” Stoops said. “There’s no denying that.…

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CDC shortens mandatory quarantines for COVID exposure

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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College football and basketball have been a mess this year as programs attempt to keep COVID spread low and abide by government, public health, and NCAA/conference guidelines. This morning, the CDC released new recommendations that could help cut down on the chaos. The organization has shortened quarantine times for those who may have been exposed…

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The Next Man Up at Cornerback

Freddie Maggard 1:00pm December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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The Kelvin Joseph era in Lexington has come to an end. The sophomore announced his intentions to enter the 2021 NFL Draft and will forego remaining eligibility. Joseph played in eleven games as a true freshman at LSU prior to transferring to Kentucky. A polarizing figure, it’s hard to argue with the results of his…

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11 Personnel E71: Football Weather

KSR 11:30am December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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Winter is Coming is here. The month of December brought snow to the Bluegrass and now it’s in the forecast for Kentucky’s season finale against South Carolina. Before Nick Roush and Adam Luckett discuss the Senior Day matchup at Kroger Field, they address the changes within the program that are on the horizon. Highlights: Three…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: There Is a Team We Should Strive to Match in Another Conference

Bryan the Intern 10:00am December 2, 2020 12/2/20

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Let me give you a resume and I want you to consider whether this resume is something you would be OK with for the University of Kentucky football program: 14 seasons 104-80 record 62-60 conference record 9 bowl bids in 14 seasons (4 wins) 8 or more wins in 6 of 14 seasons 10 wins…

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December 1, 2020

Kentucky football players sound like they’re ready to play in a bowl game

Nick Roush 6:30pm December 1, 2020 12/1/20

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The great Kentucky football bowl debate of 2020 may not wage for long. On Monday Mark Stoops would not commit his team to a potential bowl game without speaking with his team first. There are many pros and cons behind the decision-making process. Kentucky’s head coach wanted to make sure his team was not hesitant…

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The Pros and Cons behind Kentucky’s Bowl Decision

Nick Roush 3:00pm December 1, 2020 12/1/20

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Regardless of the outcome in Saturday’s season finale against South Carolina, the Kentucky football team will finish the 2020 season with a record below .500. In light of the bizarre COVID-19 circumstances, the Wildcats will still be eligible to attend a bowl game, but will they accept an invitation? Mark Stoops casted doubt on that…

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Stoops on potential bowl bid: “Of course I want to go … but there are a lot of circumstances to look at.”

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm December 1, 2020 12/1/20

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With bowl eligibility requirements thrown out the window this college football season, teams with losing records remain in contention for postseason bids, including the Kentucky Wildcats. Despite boasting a 3-6 record with just one game to go in the regular season, Kentucky is projected to land a bowl bid, with the Music City Bowl, Liberty…

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Stoops says the Kentucky football program is down 26-27 people

Nick Roush 11:30am December 1, 2020 12/1/20

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Lost in the shuffle of a busy Monday of news, Mark Stoops revealed just how much attrition the program has suffered as the Wildcats limp into the final week of the season. Kentucky and South Carolina are the only teams in the SEC that have not been forced to cancel or postpone games. Even so,…

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October 6, 2013

Couldn’t See the Game? Watch the Highlights.

Corey Nichols 2:30pm October 6, 2013 10/6/13

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So maybe you spent your Saturday night downtown, or playing board games.  Or maybe you’re like me and spent your Saturday night in Frankfort watching your Mom star in a play about a dead ex-wife (Way to go, Mom).  Regardless, there are plenty of legitimate reasons, and even more bad reasons, for why you might…

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The Leach Report: South Carolina Game

Ally Tucker 2:00pm October 6, 2013 10/6/13

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Here is your Sunday morning Leach Report from Tom Leach…   Mark Stoops is trying to teach his team “how to win” and there’s a lot of more that goes into changing the culture of a program that just X’s and O’s.  And Stoops can use the 35-28 loss at 12th-ranked South Carolina as a…

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What worked and what didn’t against South Carolina

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm October 6, 2013 10/6/13

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After the first quarter in Columbia, I’m pretty sure most Kentucky fans had that old familiar feeling. Down 14-0 with Sandstorm ringing in our ears and the South Carolina offense moving the ball at will, this game had the feeling of a Steve Spurrier shutout. But this is not your old familiar Kentucky team. The…

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Cats Open as 27 Point Underdogs

Corey Nichols 11:31am October 6, 2013 10/6/13

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“I don’t know what to do with my hands. After a solid performance against the Gamecocks, Kentucky starts this week as (only?) 27-point ‘dogs to the Crimson Tide.  Bama is coming off of a 42 point trouncing of Georgia State, and while they’ve been great so far this season, they might not be the dominant…

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The Future Looks Bright After Cats’ (Almost) Comeback

Nick Roush 12:49am October 6, 2013 10/6/13

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A game that was destined for disaster transformed into what will be looked at as a turning point in the Kentucky football program. The game started sour, with the Cocks reeling off two quick scores while the UK offense was doing the exact opposite, running only 9 plays in the first quarter. With Jalen Whitlow…

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October 5, 2013

Kentucky penalized for using an invisible 12th defender

Drew Franklin 11:24pm October 5, 2013 10/5/13

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Kentucky was fighting to get one shot at tying the game when the defense was hit with an illegal substitution penalty that gave South Carolina a free five yards. The ruling was that Kentucky had 12 men on the field. The 12th defender was invisible, apparently. The replay clearly showed UK had 11 players on…

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Spurrier thought Kentucky would score 17 points

Drew Franklin 11:09pm October 5, 2013 10/5/13

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  Following his team’s close win over your University of Kentucky Wildcats, Steve Spurrier said he thought UK would score 17 points in the game. He didn’t have high expectations for the Cats’ offense, clearly. That offense put 28 points on the board. On his way off the field he told the sideline reporter, “They…

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Cats fought hard but came up short in Columbia, 35-28

Drew Franklin 10:48pm October 5, 2013 10/5/13

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Very few people expected Kentucky to make a game out of it, but the Wildcats gave South Carolina all it could handle Saturday night in Columbia. It looked ugly early after the Gamecocks jumped out to a 21-0 lead, but the Cats battled back and were one tackle away from getting a final possession to…

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Whitlow Gets the Start

Nick Roush 7:19pm October 5, 2013 10/5/13

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According to the UK Radio broadcast Jalen Whitlow will be taking the field first at Quarterback against South Carolina. Will it last long, or will the substitutions with Max Smith during drives continue?

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Cats vs. Carolina Uni Combo

Nick Roush 7:05pm October 5, 2013 10/5/13

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  The Cats haven’t kept it the same this year with the uniforms. Tonight’s subtle difference is the blue helmets and pants with white jerseys. Time is ticking though, hurry and get all your snacks before sitting down for an entertaining Saturday night of Kentucky Football with Tim Couch taking you through the what is…

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