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December 3, 2013

Stoops vs. Strong vs. Petrino

Austin Monnett 1:00pm December 3, 2013 12/3/13

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Rarely does a team have as much optimism with a record of 2-9 as Kentucky does this year. In the past 21 games, UK has won just four, with back-to-back loses to Western Kentucky and Louisville. The Wildcats have been the bottom-feeders for the last few seasons while Louisville is winning Sugar Bowls. Then you have…

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Five future Cats make Rivals’ 2014 Top 250

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm December 3, 2013 12/3/13

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Rivals just released their new Top 250 rankings for the 2014 football class, and five future Cats made the cut: 112. Stanley Williams, RB 131. Drew Barker, QB 148. Mikel Horton, RB 214. Nick Richardson, OL 217. Darius West, DB Remaining UK targets on the list include OL Marcelys Jones at #240. Jones is currently…

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December 1, 2013

Matt Elam poses with the UK staff after his in-home visit

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:23pm December 1, 2013 12/1/13

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The Kentucky football staff had an in-home visit with five-star defensive tackle Matt Elam today, and the John Hardin giant just posted this picture of the occasion on Twitter. Check out just how big he is compared to Vince Marrow, Neal Brown, DJ Eliot, Jimmy Brumbaugh, and the other UK coaches. Interestingly, Stoops isn’t in…

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November 30, 2013

Elijah Sindelar decision is nearing

Stuart Hammer 11:30am November 30, 2013 11/30/13

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A small bit of Thanksgiving news passed by without mention, but it’s a big one: Caldwell County junior quarterback Elijah Sindelar plans to make his college choice in the next few months. Most anticipate the pro-style QB to be at the very least a four-star recruit once the class of 2015 rankings are released. He…

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November 26, 2013

Matt Elam has a dislocated patella; Richardson will sign in February

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 11:15am November 26, 2013 11/26/13

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This past weekend, top 2014 UK target Matt Elam suffered a knee injury that many feared was a torn ACL. Fortunately, the injury isn’t that serious. Elam’s coach Chad Lewis told the Herald-Leader’s Ben Roberts that the talented defensive tackle was diagnosed with a dislocated patella in his left knee on Monday. He’s “very doubtful”…

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November 25, 2013

Kentucky is No. 3 in the new AP poll

Drew Franklin 1:00pm November 25, 2013 11/25/13

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With a little help from its friends up the road in Louisville, UK moved up to No. 3 in this week’s Associated Press college basketball poll. The Cats now find themselves behind top-ranked Michigan State and Andrew Wiggins’ Kansas Jayhawks in the Top 25. The Cardinals dropped to No. 9 after falling to North Carolina…

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November 23, 2013

Here Comes the Boom!

Nick Roush 6:30pm November 23, 2013 11/23/13

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2014 Kentucky Football commit Stanley “Boom” Williams is making the short trip from his hometown of Bethlehem, GA to Athens for tonight’s game. The #2 ranked all-purpose back has been rumored to have flirted with some other schools after committing, but his word seems stronger than ever today.   In Athens reppin UK ready for…

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November 22, 2013

Dorian Hendrix Officially A Wildcat

Kory Henry 8:00am November 22, 2013 11/22/13

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  More good news this morning! Linebacker Dorian Hendrix just faxed in his financial aid agreement, which is basically his LOI for early enrollment at UK.  He becomes the 5th member of the 2014 recruiting class to do so, joining Thaddeus Snodgrass, Drew Barker, Mikel Horton, and Nick Richardson.  While yesterday’s suspensions left us all in shock and upset, the recruiting class of…

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November 21, 2013

The Drew Barker Diary: The Next Chapter

Drew Barker 9:30pm November 21, 2013 11/21/13

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Future UK Quarterback Drew Barker kept a diary for KSR throughout his senior season to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at what’s going on in recruiting and the changes in the UK football program. Check out his earlier entries: Laying a Foundation Keeping the momentum going Recapping The Elite 11/The Opening The New Kentucky Football…

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Mikel Horton’s paperwork is in

Drew Franklin 5:46pm November 21, 2013 11/21/13

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West Chester, Ohio running back Mikel Horton is the second member of Kentucky’s 2014 recruiting class to take advantage of the new NCAA rule. Horton tweeted, “Just faxed my letter of intent official Wildcats status”. Though he says it is his LOI, the form he signed and faxed in is actually for financial aid. Horton…

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April 18, 2021

After a Huge Recruiting Weekend, Kentucky Football has a Top 10 Recruiting Class

Brent Wainscott 11:00pm April 18, 2021 4/18/21

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Mark Stoops believes the class of 2022 may be one of his best classes ever, and so far, that’s held true. After a huge recruiting weekend where Kentucky received commitments from three players inside the ESPN Top 300, the Wildcats sit inside the top 10 for the 2022 recruiting class, according to Rivals.com. The Wildcats…

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April 17, 2021

Kiyaunta Goodwin, Top 100 Offensive Tackle, Commits to Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:15pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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The Kentucky football program just picked up one of its biggest commitments in school history, both figuratively and literally speaking. Kiyaunta Goodwin verbally committed to Kentucky, choosing the Wildcats over Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson and Michigan State. The elite offensive lineman was surrounded by friends and family when he announced his decision at Aspirations Gym…

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Film Room: Kiyaunta Goodwin

Adam Luckett 11:00pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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Kentucky has quickly become one of the biggest brands in the sport when it comes to offensive line play. How many other offensive lines have a unit nickname that is embraced by the entire fan base? A big reason for this improved trench play on the line has been due to a homegrown talent boom.…

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How Kentucky Convinced Kiyaunta Goodwin to Become a Wildcat

Nick Roush 10:45pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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It’s one of the biggest recruiting wins in school history. Kentucky fended off Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Michigan State to receive a commitment from Kiyaunta Goodwin. The highest-ranked player to commit to UK since Mark Stoops’ arrival, it took years of hard work by Vince Marrow in the city of Louisville to pave Goodwin’s path…

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WATCH: Top-100 prospect Kiyaunta Goodwin commits to Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 10:00pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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2021 four-star lineman Kiyaunta Goodwin is a Kentucky Wildcat, choosing UK over Ohio State, Alabama, Clemson and Michigan State, among over 60 total scholarship offers. Considered a consensus top-100 prospect in the senior class, the elite offensive tackle announced his commitment to Kentucky surrounded by friends and family at Aspirations Gym in Louisville on Saturday. With…

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11 Personnel E90: Kiyaunta Goodwin and the Wade Twins are Wildcats

KSR 8:00pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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An historic recruiting weekend for the Kentucky football team calls for an emergency Saturday night podcast. Nick Roush and Adam Luckett break down what the high-profile additions of Kiyaunta Goodwin, Keaten and Destin Wade mean for the Wildcats’ future. Highlights: Goodwin’s athleticism is unparalleled to humans his size. How UK kept “chipping away” to win big.…

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UK has successfully tapped significant recruiting pipelines in Kentucky

Nick Roush 7:00pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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“We’re going to build a wall around the state” is a line used by every college football coach at his introductory press conference. Ensuring the most talented players from the state play for the home team is vital to a program’s success. Kentucky has done just that over the last three years. In 2020 defensive…

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How to Watch Kiyaunta Goodwin’s Commitment Ceremony

Nick Roush 5:00pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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Within the next hour Kiyaunta Goodwin will reveal where he will be attending college, choosing between Kentucky, Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan State and Clemson. Will he put on a Kentucky blue hat? You can watch all of the action unfold when CBS Sports HQ broadcasts the ceremony at Aspirations Gym in South Louisville. The event…

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Kiyaunta Goodwin: Get to know the generational talent at offensive tackle

Nick Roush 4:45pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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[Editor’s Note: Before Kiyaunta Goodwin announces his college commitment this evening, get to know the four-star prospect by revisiting this profile from earlier this week.] It seemed ludicrous to hear that a 13-year-old from Louisville could one day become the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft. Five years later Kiyaunta Goodwin is one…

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Today on KSR: A Crazy Spring Football Weekend Continues

Nick Roush 10:00am April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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Welcome to a wild 24 hours for the Kentucky football program. The BBN is still in a tizzy over the Wades’ decision to choose the Wildcats, yet there’s so much more to go. Before we get to that, let’s take a moment to celebrate the awesomeness that was Friday night. Keaten and Destin Wade took…

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