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April 6, 2020

Advanced Stat Deep Dive: UK’s 2019 Pass Defense Was Filthy

Adam Luckett 4:00pm April 6, 2020 4/6/20

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Is there a no fly zone in Lexington? After touching on quarterbacks and offensive line, we decided to switch it up a bit by going to the other side of the football. After sputtering in the first five years of the Mark Stoops era, the defense finally took off in 2018 and they were able…

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April 5, 2020

ESPN lists Logan Stenberg as No. 3 Guard in NFL Draft Class

Maggie Davis 10:00pm April 5, 2020 4/5/20

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Logan Stenberg was a key contributor for the Wildcats throughout his time in Lexington, and now he’s preparing to take those contributions to the professional level. Where will he fall in the NFL Draft? Well, if it was left up to ESPN’s Mel Kiper, Stenberg would hear his name sooner rather than later. In his…

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April 4, 2020

LOOK: Pick the best Kentucky football team with $15

Jack Pilgrim 8:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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After putting out a well-received basketball pick-your-team game on Friday, our friend Ryan Moore over at MooreEDITS has released the football equivalent. For $15, you must pick one Kentucky quarterback, one running back, two wide receivers, and one tight end from the 2000 season to now. Who are you picking? Alright #BBN, since we had…

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In-state star Jager Burton pushes back commitment date

Jack Pilgrim 5:00pm April 4, 2020 4/4/20

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2021 four-star offensive lineman and in-state standout Jager Burton has pushed back his decision date. Burton, a star for Frederick Douglass HS in Lexington, announced this afternoon that after originally planning an August 24 commitment, he will now have to delay the announcement due to the coronavirus. Once the dust settles a bit, the 6-foot-4,…

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April 3, 2020

Darin Hinshaw On Quarterbacks and Coaching During Quarantine

Adam Luckett 1:30pm April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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Darin Hinshaw is entering his fifth season at the University of Kentucky as the quarterbacks coach and co-offensive coordinator and his tenure has been anything but smooth sailing. In all four seasons, he has had to manage through multiple injuries before eventually tutoring Lynn Bowden Jr. while helping to create college football’s most dangerous rushing…

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UK moves all summer classes online, casting doubt on fall sports

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:57am April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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It’s looking less and less like college football will be played this fall. This morning, UK President Eli Capilouto announced that all summer classes at UK will be held online instead of on campus due to the coronavirus pandemic. Summer courses are set to begin on May 11. “Our guiding principle has been, and remains,…

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UK opening a 400-bed field hospital in the Nutter Field House

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:32am April 3, 2020 4/3/20

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The University of Kentucky is stepping up to help with the anticipated surge of coronavirus patients in the Bluegrass. This morning, UK Healthcare announced plans to make a 400-bed field hospital in the Nutter Field House, home of the Kentucky Football and Indoor Track and Field teams. “As the Commonwealth’s health care provider for advanced…

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April 2, 2020

LOOK: Vince Marrow shows off at-home “War Room”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm April 2, 2020 4/2/20

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Yesterday, the NCAA extended the recruiting dead period through May 31 to prevent in-person contact between coaches and prospects during the coronavirus pandemic, but that’s not stopping Vince Marrow from pursuing Kentucky’s top targets. The Big Dog tweeted a video from his home office, aka the “War Room,” to assure fans the staff is hard…

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April 1, 2020

WATCH: Social Distancing with Max Duffy and Luke Fortner – EPISODE TWO!

Maggie Davis 10:30pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20 Comments Disabled

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The Dynamic Duo is back for round two! No, not one of the BBN Jam duos (although they’re pretty dynamic, too). In this case, the dynamic duo is Max Duffy and Luke Fortner, and they’ve reunited for part two of “Social Distancing of Max and Luke.” If you missed part one, catch up here. A…

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NCAA extends recruiting “dead period” through May 31

Maggie Davis 5:10pm April 1, 2020 4/1/20 Comments Disabled

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We won’t be hearing the words “YAHTZEE” for a while, that’s for sure. The NCAA has just pushed back the end of its recruiting dead period by several weeks – now, there will be no recruiting nationwide for Division I and Division II athletics through May 31. Previously, the NCAA had suspended all in-person recruiting…

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March 28, 2020

College football in the summer? The idea is reportedly being entertained

Jack Pilgrim 2:00pm March 28, 2020 3/28/20

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Just yesterday, Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops told the media that the thought of college football season being pushed back due to the COVID-19 outbreak has crossed his mind and he is slightly concerned about the possibility. “I am, but as you know I also try to stay in my lane as best possible.…

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SEC set to allow virtual meetings and instruction between players and coaches

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm March 28, 2020 3/28/20 Comments Disabled

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Instruction is set to begin once again for Mark Stoops and the Kentucky football staff. After being told to halt all virtual meetings between coaches and players on March 13 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the SEC has sent a memo to all conference schools stating instruction and meetings may resume starting Monday. According to…

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March 27, 2020

With no Pro Day, Mark Stoops believes Lynn Bowden’s film will speak for itself

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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The NFL Draft will still take place April 23-25 (albeit in a studio setting), but the coronavirus pandemic has changed the pre-draft process for everyone involved. Lynn Bowden did not run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Draft Combine last month due to a hamstring injury, and because UK was forced to cancel its Pro…

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WATCH: Mark Stoops on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting Kentucky Football

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20 Comments Disabled

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Mark Stoops held a Zoom video conference this morning to update reporters on how the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the Kentucky Football program. We’ll have plenty of coverage of it on the site, but while we work, you can watch the entire thing on YouTube.  

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Mark Stoops is Concerned Coronavirus May Delay the 2020 College Football Season

Nick Roush 1:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Football is the last sport that is relatively untouched by the coronavirus pandemic. Even though the NFL and college football regular seasons have not yet been altered, many fear that could be on the way, including Mark Stoops. Spring practices and spring games across the country have been postponed, effectively canceling the events. The most…

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Mark Stoops says no Kentucky Football players have tested positive for coronavirus

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:37am March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Mark Stoops is currently hosting a Zoom video conference to update reporters on the status of the Kentucky Football program amid the coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully, Stoops said that none of his players or their family members have tested positive for COVID-19, although there was one scare. “No. No that I’m aware of right now unless…

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Today on KSR: Mark Stoops talks football

Jack Pilgrim 9:00am March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Earlier this week, Kentucky basketball head coach John Calipari made his Zoom video conference debut, speaking to the media for the first time since his team’s season was cut short two weeks ago. This morning, UK football head coach Mark Stoops will make his own video conference debut, as he is scheduled to talk to…

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March 26, 2020

WATCH: New Defensive Line Coach Anwar Stewart Mic’d Up at Spring Practice

Nick Roush 7:30pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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Before the coronavirus halted all football activities on the University of Kentucky’s campus, the fine folks at KyWildcatsTV threw a microphone on Anwar Stewart. The former Wildcat made his triumphant return to Lexington this spring. As you can see in the footage, even though he’s technically new, he’s quite familiar with his defensive linemen. After…

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Jovon Bouknight Brings Tactical Expertise to Kentucky

Nick Roush 6:35pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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Kentucky’s wide receivers made an early impression on their new position coach. “Those guys wanna be coached and they wanna learn.” Jovon Bouknight has plenty of expertise to share. After one year at Oregon the former Wyoming record-breaking receiver has taken his talents to Lexington. A finalist for the Biletnikoff Award in 2005, Bouknight still holds…

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KSR POLL: John Wall, Anthony Davis, and Benny Snell (Pick Two)

Jack Pilgrim 4:00pm March 26, 2020 3/26/20

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If you were to look back and pinpoint the three most popular players at the University of Kentucky over the last decade or so, you’d be hard-pressed to find three better options than John Wall, Anthony Davis, and Benny Snell. During the 2009-10 season, Wall brought the swagger back to the Kentucky basketball program to…

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