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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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January 17, 2020

2020 Kentucky Football Season Ticket Information Released

Drew Franklin 2:45pm January 17, 2020 1/17/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky just announced details for 2020 football season tickets. Here’s what you need to know. Total ticket prices and/or associated K Fund donations will decrease for 57% of seats at Kroger Field and remain unchanged for 36% of seats. Since UK plays seven home games after having eight last season, per-game prices will be adjusted accordingly.…

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You can meet Lynn Bowden at KSBar and Grille tonight

Drew Franklin 12:00pm January 17, 2020 1/17/20 Comments Disabled

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Lynn Bowden is done running all over opposing defenses and now he has the free time to meet some of his favorite people, which includes you. Yes, YOU. Bowden will kick off his autograph tour TONIGHT at KSBar and Grille in Lexington. The NCAA’s new rushing champ is all set to arrive at 6 p.m.;…

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Lynn Bowden, Landon Young named to USA Today All-Bowl Team

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am January 17, 2020 1/17/20

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Lynn Bowden has been racking up the All-Bowl honors this week, but another Kentucky Wildcat has also been honored for his performance in the Belk Bowl. Bowden and Landon Young were named to USA Today’s All-Bowl Team, Bowden at the all-purpose position and Young at offensive line. “Young led Kentucky with eight knockdown blocks in the…

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January 16, 2020

Lynn Bowden tells the real story behind the fight at the Belk Bowl

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:30pm January 16, 2020 1/16/20

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During his appearance on this morning’s Kentucky Sports Radio, Lynn Bowden gave us the real story behind the pregame scuffle at the Belk Bowl. After the game, Bowden apologized for throwing a punch at a Virginia Tech player in warmups, but after hearing his side, tensions were so high that week that an incident may…

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LOOK: The Belk Bowl Trophy has a Permanent Home

Nick Roush 5:00pm January 16, 2020 1/16/20

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A little more than two weeks after Kentucky defeated Virginia Tech 37-30 in Charlotte, the Belk Bowl trophy has a permanent home. Today the University of Kentucky put the trophy on display in the lobby of the Joe Craft Football Training Facility. The trophy case is getting a little crowded, thanks to Mark Stoops. @UKFootballFortunately…

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Patience Paid Off After Lynn Bowden Considered Leaving UK

Nick Roush 3:00pm January 16, 2020 1/16/20

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Before Lynn Bowden was a Paul Hornung Award winner. Before he was an SEC quarterback. Before Lynn Bowden was a team captain, he was a young, four-star talent searching for playing time. “I came in, had a lot of learning to do. I don’t think I was ready for it yet. It was a lot…

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Listen to Lynn Bowden’s interview with KSR

Drew Franklin 1:46pm January 16, 2020 1/16/20 Comments Disabled

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Lynn Bowden made a special guest appearance on Kentucky Sports Radio to talk about his career as a Wildcat. We learned what went into his maturity from his freshman season to his last, what it took to play quarterback, why he doesn’t like Louisville, what happened before the Belk Bowl, and what he loves about…

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Lynn Bowden explains why he doesn’t like Louisville

Drew Franklin 11:52am January 16, 2020 1/16/20

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Lynn Bowden has never been shy about his disdain for the University of Louisville’s football program. He has been spotted throwing the occasional L’s down, like people do, and even refused to acknowledge the word “Louisville” during an interview on national television. “We don’t say that name around here” #LsDown pic.twitter.com/tg91IHuVl4 — BBN4Life (@bbn4_uk) November…

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January 15, 2020

Lynn Bowden named to ESPN’s 2019-20 College Football All-Bowl Team

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm January 15, 2020 1/15/20 Comments Disabled

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Following his record-breaking performance in the Belk Bowl, Lynn Bowden Jr. has been named to ESPN’s 2019-20 College Football All-Bowl Team. Bowden, who finished with 233 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 34 rushing attempts to go with 73 yards and a touchdown through the air in an MVP effort, was named to the All-Bowl…

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Is it football season yet?????

Drew Franklin 4:30pm January 15, 2020 1/15/20

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I know there’s a basketball game in two hours, but this photo from UK Football’s Instagram page should get you excited about this fall. 233 days until kickoff. Come see about it. View this post on Instagram ? A post shared by Kentucky Football (@ukfootball) on Jan 15, 2020 at 1:20pm PST Also, this looks…

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