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January 27, 2020

Max Duffy Makes ESPN’s Way-Too-Early 2020 All-American Team

Nick Roush 6:30pm January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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A week after the 2019 college football season ended, prognosticators are already predicting who will be the best of the best in the 2020 season. One of them is a Kentucky Wildcat. Compiled by ESPN’s Chris Low, the team is filled with names from blue-blood programs. At the very bottom you’ll find special teams, where…

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Vince Marrow could be a candidate for the Youngstown State head coaching vacancy

Nick Roush 5:00pm January 27, 2020 1/27/20

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Youngstown State is looking for a new head football coach. Bo Pelini, a childhood friend of Mark Stoops and Vince Marrow, is leaving the FCS program to become Ed Orgeron’s defensive coordinator. Pelini previously won a National Championship as LSU’s defensive coordinator from 2005-07. The vacancy in his hometown could entice Marrow to jump into…

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January 26, 2020

Pro Bowl starts NOW! Tune in to see Cats in the NFL

Maggie Davis 2:45pm January 26, 2020 1/26/20

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The 2020 Pro Bowl is upon us, and three former Wildcats will be competing. Josh Allen, Za’Darius Smith and Larry Warford will all be suiting up for the event. The Pro Bowl will be broadcast nationally on ABC and ESPN with the “Monday Night Football” crew of Joe Tessitore, Booger McFarland, Lisa Salters and NFL…

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Former Boyle County star Landen Bartleson arrested, dismissed from Notre Dame

Jack Pilgrim 10:30am January 26, 2020 1/26/20

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Landen Bartleson, a former three-star prospect and Boyle County HS standout, has been dismissed from the Notre Dame football program following his arrest on Friday. According to Danville police, Bartleson was one of three suspects arrested after breaking into a Boyle County gun store and stealing nine firearms. He is also being linked to a…

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January 25, 2020

Kentucky named one of six college football teams poised to “make noise” in 2020

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm January 25, 2020 1/25/20

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We’re just a few weeks into the college football offseason, and the disrespect for the Kentucky football program going into the 2020 season has already begun. Major publications such as ESPN, The Athletic, CBS Sports, USA Today, Pro Football Focus, Athlon Sports, and Bleacher Report have already released “Way-Too-Early” preseason top 25 rankings for next…

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SCOOP: Mike Stoops could be final addition to Mark Stoops’ 2020 Coaching Staff

Nick Roush 10:03am January 25, 2020 1/25/20

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Mark Stoops is on the verge of completing his 2020 coaching staff. Ryan Lemond has the scoop. A journalist at heart, Ryan Lemond shared this on Twitter Saturday morning: Some good football news. Hearing that @UKCoachStoops older brother Mike Stoops might soon replace Dean Hood on the @UKFootball staff. Mike has been on the Alabama…

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January 24, 2020

Friday Afternoon Football Notes for the UK Fans of the Day

Nick Roush 5:00pm January 24, 2020 1/24/20

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Ah, it feels like just yesterday the BBN was getting rained on while Lynn Bowden ran all over SEC opponents. Ah, the good ole days. Now we’ve reached the offseason. At least we can watch a couple of Wildcats play in all-star games this weekend. Pro Bowling Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. on ESPN and…

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January 23, 2020

Jarren Williams De-commits from Miami, Enters Transfer Portal

Nick Roush 6:30pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Jarren Williams has changed his mind. Tim Reynolds of the AP reports the Miami quarterback will enter the transfer portal. The news comes just days after former Houston quarterback D’Eriq King announced he would use his final season of eligibility at The U. Once a four-star quarterback from…

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REMINDER: Kash Daniel’s signing at KSBar is tomorrow night

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20 Comments Disabled

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As we inch closer and closer to the weekend, it is my duty to remind you that tomorrow night, Kash Daniel will be at KSBar and Grille to meet fans and sign autographs. The signing begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. If you’d like to reserve your spot in line, you can…

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11 Personnel E27: The Greatest Surprises of the 2019 Season

KSR 1:30pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20 Comments Disabled

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The offseason is upon us. To enjoy the time away from football, Nick Roush and Adam Luckett relive the 2019 Kentucky football season by sharing the greatest surprises (both good and bad) that ultimately led to UK’s 8-5 finish. Before they get into the meat potatoes of conversation, they discuss a couple of newsworthy items,…

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UK releases details on extensions for Eddie Gran, Brad White, other assistants

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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After another successful season, the University of Kentucky is doing its part to make sure Mark Stoops’ staff sticks around. The UK Office of Legal Counsel released details on contract extensions for offensive coordinator Eddie Gran, defensive coordinator Brad White, linebackers coach Jon Sumrall, and defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale. Details of new defensive line…

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January 22, 2020

Phil Hoskins granted another year of eligibility

Drew Franklin 3:19pm January 22, 2020 1/22/20

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Big Snacc is coming back!!! After missing the entire 2019 football season, Kentucky defensive lineman Phil Hoskins has been granted a waiver to suit up for the Wildcats one more time. This is the news we were hoping for, and Hoskins announced it was made official today: In Hoskins’ junior season on that 2018 Citrus…

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Three of PFF’s 30 best offensive linemen are on the Big Blue Wall (and Landon Young isn’t one of them)

Drew Franklin 2:00pm January 22, 2020 1/22/20

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Pro Football Focus named its Top 30 Offensive Linemen Returning To College Football In 2020, and three of them will be blocking for Terry Wilson and the UK backfield next year. That’s crazy. Even crazier: Landon Young is not one of them. PFF listed Darian Kinnard, Drake Jackson and Luke Fortner among the best O-linemen…

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January 21, 2020

WATCH: Kentucky Football Seniors Bring the Belk Bowl Trophy to Rupp Arena

Nick Roush 11:07pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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The Belk Bowl trophy took a break from its new permanent home at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility to see the fine folks at Rupp Arena. Three graduating seniors — Kash Daniel, T.J. Carter and Calvin Taylor Jr. — showed the crystal Belk Bowl trophy to 20,135 of their closest friends at Rupp Arena…

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Logan Stenberg Turns Heads Before Arriving at the Senior Bowl

Nick Roush 6:00pm January 21, 2020 1/21/20

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Senior Bowl festivities have begun in Mobile, Al. You will be able to watch the game Saturday at 2:30 p.m. ET on the NFL Network, but the most important work happens before the game is kicked off. The important preparation phase of the event began Tuesday morning with the Underwear Olympics. Each player dropped to…

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January 20, 2020

2020 Roster Outlook: Running Backs

Adam Luckett 6:00pm January 20, 2020 1/20/20

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We’ve touched on quarterbacks, but now it’s time to slide over to the backs and discuss the offensive coordinator’s position. Kentucky has now had a 1,000-yard rusher every season under Eddie Gran, but in 2019 it wasn’t a tailback. Despite that, UK’s three-man platoon at running back posted some really impressive numbers. Rose: 149 carries,…

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Josh Allen Makes UK Football History (Again)

Nick Roush 10:30am January 20, 2020 1/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Josh Allen continues to do things no other Kentucky Wildcat football player has done before. Sunday he was promoted to the AFC’s Pro Bowl roster. Allen is just the ninth former Wildcat to be selected to the Pro Bowl and the first to do it in his rookie season. Allen’s rookie selection is also a…

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January 19, 2020

UK Offensive Lineman Kenneth Horsey wants you to join the Central Kentucky Heart Walk

Nick Roush 6:00pm January 19, 2020 1/19/20

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Kennth Horsey is sharing his story to help others in the Lexington community that need your help. The reserve UK offensive guard just completed his redshirt freshman season. He’s lucky to still be playing football. During his senior year of high school, doctors discovered a bacterial infection in his heart. Horsey underwent open heart surgery…

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WATCH: Lynn Bowden Takes Over KSBar

Zack Geoghegan 12:00pm January 19, 2020 1/19/20 Comments Disabled

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If you didn’t hear, Kentucky’s Lynn Bowden made a special guest appearance at the world-famous KSBar this past Friday. Our good friend Bradley McKee was there to capture all the laughs, smiles, pictures, and autographs that Bowden participated in throughout an awesome evening honoring an all-time Kentucky great. If you didn’t get a chance to see…

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January 17, 2020

LOOK: Sights From Lynn Bowden’s Appearance at KSBar

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm January 17, 2020 1/17/20

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There was a very special guest inside the KSBar facilities earlier on Friday and that was none other than the legendary Lynn Bowden Jr. One of the all-time greats to ever take the field for the Kentucky Wildcats, Bowden spent a few hours at the bar meeting with fans, taking pictures, and signing hundreds of autographs.…

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