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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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Chris Parson - QB

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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Keaten Wade - Edge - Kentucky

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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June 14, 2021

Prepare for Will Levis to start at quarterback for Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:00am June 14, 2021 6/14/21

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Will Levis - Kentucky - QB

Many people are saying that Will Levis will likely be Kentucky’s starting quarterback in 2021. Ryan Lemond shared scoop Monday morning on KSR that he’s preparing for the Penn State transfer to become QB1 at Kentucky. It echoes the sentiment shared by this author’s sources. Matt Jones also heard something similar, independent from information gathered…

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June 13, 2021

11 Personnel E99: Offical Visits and a LOADED UK Sunday Showcase Camp

Nick Roush 9:30pm June 13, 2021 6/13/21 Comments Disabled

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Like everyday, it’s a great day to make fun of Louisville. The Cards can’t get out of their own way with one piece of stupidity after another during a big recruiting weekend, but before Nick Roush and Adam Luckett roast UofL, they break down everything that happened during Kentucky’s second Sunday Showcase Camp. A talented…

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June 12, 2021

Louisville football loses recruiting coordinator in middle of recruiting weekend

Adam Luckett 11:00pm June 12, 2021 6/12/21

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Scott Satterfield - Louisville - HC

The Louisville football program seems to be having issues keeping people in the building. On Friday evening, the program was dealt a major blow when Kirby Smart and the Georgia Bulldogs plucked away their recruiting coordinator. BREAKING: #UGA adds to support staff with rising star David Cooper https://t.co/OCG7osUqes — @KippLAdams @Mansell247 @Rowe247 pic.twitter.com/nDvUNsjmKq — Dawgs247…

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Kentucky opponents among the programs affected most by transfer portal

Adam Luckett 9:00pm June 12, 2021 6/12/21

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The transfer portal giveth, the transfer portal taketh away. Free agency is alive and well in college football, and a program’s culture is now more important than ever. For the Kentucky Wildcats, Mark Stoops and his coaching staff have done a really good job of building a solid locker room and that has led to…

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Five true freshmen that can earn playing time for Kentucky football

Adam Luckett 7:00pm June 12, 2021 6/12/21

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We are just 12 weeks away from Labor Day weekend and that means that college football is quickly approaching. Last week, the rest of Kentucky’s class of 2021 arrived on campus to begin summer workouts. Football is coming. Home sweet home. Cats are in their dens. #ForTheTeam ?? pic.twitter.com/cHJmQHTmQG — Kentucky Football (@UKFootball) June 9,…

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Kentucky OL target Ryan Baer plans to announce decision in July

Adam Luckett 5:00pm June 12, 2021 6/12/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky is currently hosting five uncommitted players on their official visits — Tyreese Fearbry, Dane Key, Aamil Wagner, Jason Essex, Quinton Conley — this weekend as the coaching staff looks to add to the 2022 class. Ryan Baer won’t visit until next week, but the top-400 prospect will be making his decision soon. The 6-foot-7…

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LOOK: Louisville football prints typo on “offical” visit recruiting materials

Jack Pilgrim 4:30pm June 12, 2021 6/12/21

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Over the course of the last six months, Louisville football has been kept out of a bowl after finishing the 2020 season with a 4-7 final record, head coach Scott Satterfield flirted with South Carolina about its then-vacant head coaching position, four full-time assistants took other jobs and 15 scholarship players from last year’s roster…

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Destin and Keaten Wade to participate at Kentucky recruiting camp

Adam Luckett 4:00pm June 12, 2021 6/12/21

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The recruiting dead period is over and June recruiting for college football means camps, in-person evaluations, official visits, and a chance to build relationships with rising sophomores and juniors. However, not often do committed prospects heading into their senior year participate in camp workouts. The Wade twins are not typical recruits. Four star UK commits…

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Ranking the top 10 SEC intraconference transfers for 2021

Adam Luckett 2:00pm June 12, 2021 6/12/21

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Henry To'o To'o - Alabama - LB

On June 3, the SEC announced that players transferring from one SEC school to another will no longer have to sit out a season eliminating the league’s intraconference transfer rule. That means the one-time free transfer rule is free reign among the 14 members in the Southeastern Conference. Due to this, we have seen plenty…

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Meet Mark Stoops at the Beaumont Kroger on Saturday

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm June 12, 2021 6/12/21

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Coach Mark Stoops will be signing bottles of WM Tarr bourbon on Saturday, June 12 at the Beaumont Kroger Wine and Spirits Shop in Lexington. Come on out and meet Stoops at his neighborhood Kroger from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. RD1 is a local Lexington, KY bourbon company that launched in 2020. Football Head Coach…

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