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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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Cole Cubelic believes Kentucky will exceed SEC Football expectations in 2021

Nick Roush 1:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Like almost every offseason, Kentucky is not the most talked about football team in the SEC. Most prognosticators will pick the Wildcats to finish fourth in the SEC, like they have in almost every year under Mark Stoops. Cole Cubelic is not “most prognosticators.” The former Auburn team captain and current sideline analyst for the…

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Analyzing Kentucky’s 2020 Tackles for Loss

Freddie Maggard 12:30pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Today’s installment of analyzing Kentucky’s defensive havoc statistics from the 2020 season features the tackle for loss category. UK produced 54 tackles behind the line of scrimmage during its abbreviated eleven game schedule. That number reflects an average of 4.9 TFL’s per contest. For comparison purposes, the Cats accumulated 74 TFL’s in 2019 or 5.69…

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June 17, 2021

Darian Kinnard Named Walter Camp Preseason First-Team All-American

Jack Pilgrim 10:15pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Senior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard has been named to the 2021 Walter Camp Foundation Preseason All-America team, it was announced by the Walter Camp Foundation on Thursday. Kinnard was one of five offensive linemen selected for the first team. The 6-foot-5, 338-pounder from Knoxville, Tennessee, was graded by Pro Football Focus as college football’s top…

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2023 QB prospects set to camp at Kentucky

Adam Luckett 6:00pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Liam Coen was hired to fix the Kentucky offense. To do that, the program must find a quarterback. In the class of 2022, the Wildcats were unable to close on top-100 prospect Gavin Wimsatt and the Owensboro, Ky., native will head to Rutgers next season. Kentucky rebounded quickly to land athlete Destin Wade out of…

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Depth Chart Podcast: Hot Havoc

KSR 3:30pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Summer is heating up and so is Freddie Maggard on the Depth Chart Podcast. While recruiting season cranks up another notch or two or three, Nick Roush joins Freddie to share sights and sounds from summer camps and look ahead to the 2021 football season. Highlights: — Freddie is not sold on Levis as the…

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247 Sports predicts Kentucky Football will go 9-3 in 2021

Zack Geoghegan 2:30pm June 17, 2021 6/17/21

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Kentucky Football winning nine games this season is fully within the realm of possibility–and one media outlet is already speaking it into existence. Over at 247 Sports, Brad Crawford recently predicted the final record for all 14 Southeastern Conference programs regarding the upcoming 2021 college football season. Who did he have finishing near the top of…

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June 16, 2021

Analyzing Kentucky’s 2020 Interceptions

Freddie Maggard 10:00pm June 16, 2021 6/16/21

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Turnover margin is a statistical line that can greatly impact a team’s win/loss record. Kentucky finished the 2020 season with an SEC leading +12 margin. 2020 was also the year of the interception. UK picked off 16 passes which ranked first in the SEC and tied for third in the nation. In this post we’ll…

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Recruiting Roundup: Wade twins camp at Kentucky

Adam Luckett 8:00pm June 16, 2021 6/16/21

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Crootin’ season is off and running. Kentucky is taking advantage of the open recruiting period in June, and on Wednesday there was a plethora of talent on campus getting in some work on the practice fields just outside the Joe Craft Football Training Facility. However, a pair of 2022 commits were the headliners. KSR made…

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Allen Mitchell came away impressed with Kentucky after unofficial visit

Adam Luckett 5:00pm June 16, 2021 6/16/21

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With a new offensive scheme and position coach, Kentucky is on the hunt for a running back in the class of 2023. On Sunday, the Wildcats hosted some intriguing talent that got to work with new assistant John Settle. The former Wisconsin running backs coach is an experienced veteran that knows exactly what he is…

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New offers were game changers for Kentucky OL target Drew Bobo

Adam Luckett 10:00am June 16, 2021 6/16/21

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Does that last name ring a bell? That should come as no surprise. Mike Bobo played quarterback at Georgia from 1993-97 before beginning a coaching career that has mostly been spent in the SEC. The former letterwinner in Athens was an assistant at UGA under Mark Richt for 14 years from 2001-14 with the last…

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June 15, 2021

Nazr Mohammed, Larry Warford highlight 2021 Kentucky Hall of Fame Class

Adam Luckett 9:00pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21

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Bettie Lou Evans, Kendra Harrison, Nazr Mohammed, Larry Warford, Bob Whelan, and Arin Gilliland Wright have been named the newest members of the Kentucky Hall of Fame. The new honorees will be inducted into the UK Hall of Fame during a Hall of Fame weekend to be announced at a later date. This year’s haul…

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Analyzing Kentucky’s Quarterback Sack Production

Freddie Maggard 6:00pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky’s quarterback sack production was down in 2020. UK totaled 14 sacks in an abbreviated eleven-game season. Its 1.36 sacks per game was much lower than its 2.54 average from 2019 and 2.92 in 2018. So, where did the Wildcats’ sack production come from and which players return for the 2021 season? Linebackers produced the…

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Big Board: Top Defensive Prospects at Kentucky Football Camp

Adam Luckett 4:30pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21 Comments Disabled

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One day after touching on the prominent offensive products at Kentucky’s latest showcase camp, we shift over to the other side of the football. Brad White is entering his third season as the unit’s defensive coordinator as Kentucky could have as many as 9 or 10 senior starters when the team takes the field this…

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ESPN is (slightly) pumping the brakes on CFB Playoff talk

Nick Roush 12:00pm June 15, 2021 6/15/21 Comments Disabled

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The Playoff is all anyone wants to talk about in the world of college football. News of expansion dominated headlines and talk shows last week, much to the chagrin of KSR’s Adam Luckett. He’s one of many who believe college football has so much more to offer than a four-team playoff. ESPN power players agree.…

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June 14, 2021

Kentucky Tight Ends Look To Be A Bigger Factor in 2021

Freddie Maggard 9:00pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21

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Kentucky fans are banking on a new offense that leads to an upgrade in passing game results. The Wildcat offense will be led by former LA Rams assistant turned UK offensive coordinator Liam Coen. The Big Blue Nation has clamored for its tight ends to be utilized more since the days of Jacob Tamme; UK…

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Big Board: Top Offensive Prospects at Kentucky Football Camp

Adam Luckett 3:30pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21 Comments Disabled

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The June recruiting period is off and running, and that means targets are being discovered and offers are being sent out. Over at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility, the Kentucky Wildcats are still working on building a class of 2022 while also doing some groundwork on rising sophomores and juniors. The program just got…

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LOOK: Photos from Kentucky’s Sunday Showcase Camp

Nick Roush 1:00pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21

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KSR had all hands on deck for an exciting afternoon of action at Kentucky’s second Sunday Showcase Camp. Inclement weather moved the event inside to the Nutter Field House. They could not fit as many players on the field, but that did not prevent the proverbial fireworks from flying. Aaron Perkins caught glimpses of recruits…

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Kenneth Horsey teams up with American Heart Association to teach Hands-On CPR

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm June 14, 2021 6/14/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky offensive guard Kenneth Horsey knows a thing or two about hearts. The 6’3″ 300 lbs. junior was diagnosed with endocarditis, a dangerous infection on a heart valve, the spring before his freshman season and had to undergo open-heart surgery. Now fully recovered and a starter on Kentucky’s Big Blue Wall, Horsey is teaming up…

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