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June 21, 2021

11 Personnel E100: Choke Artists and 2023 Quarterbacks

KSR 6:00pm June 21, 2021 6/21/21

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After almost two years of football talk, 11 Personnel has reached 100 episodes. Nick Roush and Adam Luckett celebrate with some schadenfreude, comparing the Doc Rivers and Ben Simmons blow-up to the worst disasters in modern college football history. Of course, they also have a few technical difficulties and some serious football recruiting discussions as…

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June 19, 2021

Liam Coen is looking to “build relationships” on the recruiting trail

Adam Luckett 11:30pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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The No. 1 job for any offensive coordinator is to call plays that result in touchdowns. That is the best way to succeed in this profession. The easiest way to do that is to be able to successfully recruit the quarterback position. The player who takes the snap on every play is the most important…

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Kentucky offers 2023 quarterback Ryan Damron

Adam Luckett 7:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Kentucky is in the middle of an official visit weekend as some very prominent 2022 prospects are checking out Lexington. However, the program has already moved ahead to the 2023 class at the sport’s most important position. Offensive coordinator Liam Coen is currently in the process of evaluating quarterback prospects and issuing offers. The Wildcats…

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Durability will be key for Kavosiey Smoke in 2021

Adam Luckett 4:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Kavosiey Smoke has provided a handful of explosive plays since arriving on campus. The Wetumpka (Ala.) High alum was a mid three-star recruit in the class of 2018 who picked Kentucky over North Carolina in the late signing period. Smoke redshirted his first season on campus but has rushed for 890 yards and eight touchdowns…

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Three-star OL Ka’Marii Landers will visit Kentucky on Wednesday

Adam Luckett 3:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Ka'Marii Landers - OL

Steve Clinkscale may be hanging with Jim Harbaugh up in Ann Arbor, but Kentucky is not ready to abort its recruiting operation in Michigan just yet. Kentucky has signed seven players from the state since 2018 and cornerback Jeremiah Caldwell is currently a commitment in the 2022 class. Clinkscale was the one staff member creating…

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Healthy Josh Paschal could fix the Kentucky pass rush

Adam Luckett 1:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Back in the class of 2017, Josh Paschal was a major recruiting win for Kentucky. The four-star prospect out of the DMV picked the Wildcats over Notre Dame, Oklahoma, and Penn State. After defeating cancer very quickly, Paschal has made a major impact on Brad White’s defense the last two seasons. The 6-foot-3 redshirt senior…

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Arizona State football is in big trouble

Adam Luckett 12:00pm June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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Herm Edwards - Arizona State

When Arizona State hired 63-year-old Herm Edwards to replace Todd Graham in Tempe plenty of folks mocked the move. The former head coach of the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs had been out of football entirely since 2008 before the Sun Devils came calling in December 2017. Edwards had not been in the…

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Kentucky will play three elite rosters in 2021

Adam Luckett 11:00am June 19, 2021 6/19/21

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There is no hiding from the gauntlet in SEC football. Yearly, members will have to go against some of the most talented rosters in the sport. Playing the best of the best is inevitable. This fall, Kentucky will face off against three of the top eight rosters in the sport. Bud Elliott of 247 Sports…

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June 18, 2021

Can Kentucky Football surpass the seven-win threshold?

Nick Roush 4:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Seven is a lucky number for the Kentucky football program. Over the last 25 years it has been the benchmark for the program. In some cases, reaching seven wins is a milestone, while in others it has been the expectation. Since Hal Mumme came to town in 1997, Kentucky has won seven regular season games…

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Georgia recruiting is on an uptick for Kentucky football

Adam Luckett 3:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Once Steve Clinkscale left for Michigan, the biggest worry that arose would be how Kentucky football would replace the assistant coach’s recruiting production. Clinkscale built a pipeline in Detroit and landed some prominent recruits for the program — DeAndre Square, Marquan McCall, and Justin Rogers. Most recently, the cornerbacks coach had built up relationships in…

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August 27, 2013

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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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: What if UK-UL would have been the Last Game All Along?

Bryan the Intern 9:00am August 27, 2013 8/27/13

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Could Commonwealth Stadium be this empty for a UL game in December? 1994: Louisville (6-4) at Kentucky (0-10) Reaction: Even with a winless Kentucky, this game likely would have drawn big attention for the fact the series was being renewed for the first time in 371 years.  But, it could be likely argued the result of…

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August 26, 2013

Neal Brown is mic’d up plus footage from the second fall scrimmage

Drew Franklin 7:00pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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UK Fans of the Day Want a Few Afternoon Notes

Matt Jones 6:15pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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The rush for Harrison Twins pictures is nuts…and we will publish them We are sitting in our media seats here at the US Open (you know you are prized media members when you arrive and they tell you that your seats are in the Media Dining Room) and things have gone well. Drew and I…

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Who gets the start: Jalen Whitlow or Maxwell Smith?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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During his press conference this morning, Mark Stoops said that the staff has chosen a starting quarterback, but will only inform the players in order to keep Western guessing until the last minute. Stoops hinted that Whitlow knew the offense the best, and all talk out of camp seems to indicate he’ll be the starter,…

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Mark Stoops’ Full Transcript and Video from Avery Williamson and Kevin Mitchell

Nick Roush 3:00pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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  Mark Stoops’ Press Conference Transcript      COACH STOOPS:  Good afternoon.  Good to see everybody.  We’re excited.  Excited that it’s game week finally.  Our players and coaches have worked extremely hard the last eight months to put us in position for this first game.  We’re looking forward to getting out there, seeing what we’re all…

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Coach Stoops’ First Weekly Press Conference

Nick Roush 2:30pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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  A huge media crowd gathered today for Mark Stoops’ first weekly press conference at Commonwealth Stadium. With the influx of media that rarely attends, Stoops fielded many questions that have been answered before. Luckily you have me to wade through the BS to get to the meat and potatoes.   – WKU and UK…

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Stoops: “We can be a very good team and we can shock a lot of people”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:30pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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Mark Stoops held his first game week press conference minutes ago to preview the game against Western. Nick Roush will be by in a bit with a full recap, but here are a few highlights: — First off, Stoops said that he wants his team to use the motivation of losing to Western last season…

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The depth chart is here!

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30am August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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Mark Stoops is getting ready to address the media at his first game week news conference. Until that begins, enjoy UK’s latest depth chart: Offense Tight end Jordan Aumiller Anthony Kendrick Left tackle Darrian Miller Jon Toth Left guard Teven Eatmon-Nared or Zach West Center Max Godby Zach Myers Right guard Kevin Mitchell Jack Gruenschlaeger…

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BTI’s Rants and Ramblings: Could UK Repeat 2002?

Bryan the Intern 9:10am August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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In 2002, Kentucky was coming off a 2-win season where those 2 wins were Ball State and Vanderbilt.  Guy Morris was entering his 2nd season as coach.  Jared Lorenzen was coming into his junior season.  And Louisville was a Top 25 team with a Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback named Dave Ragone. Kentucky 22, Louisville 17 Everything…

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