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January 2, 2021

Jamin Davis: “That was for 22, that was for Schlarman”

Drew Franklin 5:49pm January 2, 2021 1/2/21

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Kentucky linebacker Jamin Davis, whose abdominal muscles look exactly like mine don’t, played a heck of a game for the Wildcats, highlighted by his third interception of the season plus a game-high 13 tackles and half a sack for good measure. Davis was everywhere and his playmaking helped UK’s defense get the stops it needed…

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WATCH: Mark Stoops’ TV interview after the win

Drew Franklin 5:44pm January 2, 2021 1/2/21 Comments Disabled

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Before he went to the locker room to show off those dance moves, Mark Stoops had a brief sideline chat with ESPN for the postgame broadcast.

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Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Doeren points to UK, Stoops says he’ll clean it up (but also refs)

Drew Franklin 4:48pm January 2, 2021 1/2/21

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It might be easier to list the players who didn’t receive unsportsmanlike conduct penalties as both teams drew flags for extracurricular activity after the whistle on several occasions throughout the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. The unsportsmanlike conduct was an ongoing problem, and it got to the point of embarrassment when things continued late into the fourth…

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AJ Rose named MVP of the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

Drew Franklin 4:12pm January 2, 2021 1/2/21

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The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl’s Most Valuable Player honors went to Kentucky’s A.J. Rose. Rose carried the ball a dozen times for 148 yards, an average of over 12 yards per touch in arguably his best game as a Wildcat. Rose began his UK career competing for a spot in the rotation with his then roommate…

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January 1, 2021

Videos and Transcript from Stoops, Young and Paschal

Drew Franklin 4:00pm January 1, 2021 1/1/21 Comments Disabled

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Mark Stoops and two of his players, Landon Young and Josh Paschal, took time out of their Jacksonville fun to answer questions from the media in Friday’s pre-TaxSlayer Gator Bowl press conference. Josh Allen made a brief appearance too and you can see it all in the videos below. If reading is more of your…

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Josh Paschal: “Everybody’s feeling fresh… ready to get after it”

Drew Franklin 3:00pm January 1, 2021 1/1/21 Comments Disabled

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Earlier today Mark Stoops confirmed his team is 100 percent and COVID-free down in Jacksonville after the final round of testing before the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. “We’re 100 percent,” Stoops said. “I was worried. The way 2020 went, you know, and you get popped on the very last test. I had people all around me…

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Landon Young, a fifth straight bowl game, and how he will remember 2020

Drew Franklin 1:58pm January 1, 2021 1/1/21 Comments Disabled

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Landon Young will play his final game as a Wildcat tomorrow, a five-year career on the Big Blue Wall ending with a fifth bowl game appearance. Prior to Young’s arrival at UK as an early enrollee in the 2016 recruiting class, it had been five years since Kentucky played in a postseason football game. “It’s…

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December 30, 2020

“We’re on a business trip.” Drake Jackson explains UK’s mentality ahead of the bowl game.

Drew Franklin 2:00pm December 30, 2020 12/30/20

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Kentucky will have its full roster for the upcoming TaxSlayer Gator Bowl—no new opt-outs, no leaving teammates behind to prepare for the draft or pursue other opportunities. Kelvin Joseph is still gone from his departure prior to the end of the regular season, and reserve cornerback MJ Devonshire transferred to Pitt, but of the guys…

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January 4, 2017

The Depth Chart Podcast: TaxSlayer Recap

Nick Roush 7:00pm January 4, 2017 1/4/17 Comments Disabled

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After a week of bowling in Jacksonville, The Depth Chart Podcast returns to discuss everything that happened in the 2016 TaxSlayer Bowl.  From the packed pep rally, to Top Golf and the triple option, we’ve got you covered.  A few highlights: —  The one player that led to Kentucky’s demise. —  How fourth down changed…

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January 2, 2017

The Best and Worst from the TaxSlayer Bowl

Nick Roush 11:00pm January 2, 2017 1/2/17

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Mark Stoops’ first bowl game as a head coach was my first Kentucky bowl game.  Even though we left without an ideal result, the reward for Kentucky’s 7-5 regular season was still an enriching experience.  Here’s the good and the bad, beginning with the bad (around the New Year, you must always finish with the…

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December 30, 2016

LIVE: UK Pep Rally in Jacksonville

Nick Roush 5:53pm December 30, 2016 12/30/16 Comments Disabled

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It’s about to get rowdy. If you can’t make it to the biggest pregame party in the Big Blue Nation, you can watch it all here.

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Miss Today’s TaxSlayer Bowl Press Conference? No Problem

Nick Roush 5:00pm December 30, 2016 12/30/16 Comments Disabled

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If you were too busy this morning to hear or see UK’s final press conference before tomorrow’s TaxSlayer Bowl, we got you covered.  Here is everything Mark Stoops, Stephen Johnson, Jon Toth, Courtney Miggins and Courtney Love had to say (Spoiler: Jon Toth was funny). THE MODERATOR: Welcome, Coach Stoops and your players. We’re excited…

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Georgia Tech Miscellaneous Notes

Freddie Maggard 3:00pm December 30, 2016 12/30/16 Comments Disabled

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By now I hope that we’ve somewhat explained the Flex-Bone offense or well enough that talking head verbiage won’t seem like Greek on Saturday. Georgia Tech is a fascinating study in record vs. production. By all means its unique offense offers a troublesome task for all opponents; however, in this post you’ll see that the…

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UK’s Star Transfers Expected to be in a Bowl Game

Nick Roush 1:15pm December 30, 2016 12/30/16 Comments Disabled

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When Jojo Kemp came to Kentucky, he was given the opportunity to change the culture of the Kentucky football program.  As time ticked, the recruiting pitch changed even though the product on the field had not dramatically changed. After consecutive five-win seasons, the product on the field dramatically improved in 2017.  Few expected this team to…

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The Importance of the 13th Game

Nick Roush 12:00pm December 30, 2016 12/30/16 Comments Disabled

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For six years UK fans have yearned for a bowl game.  The advantages of an extra game are numerous, from the fans to the players and coaches. “I know for this team, it’s been awhile since we’ve been to a bowl game.” Stephen Johnson said at today’s press conference it means a lot for the…

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LIVE: UK’s TaxSlayer Bowl Press Conference

Nick Roush 11:01am December 30, 2016 12/30/16

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LIVE from the Hyatt Regency in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, the Kentucky football team is speaking for the final time before tomorrow morning’s bowl game at EverBank Field.  Mark Stoops is accompanied by Stephen Johnson, Jon Toth, Courtney Miggins and Courtney Love.

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December 29, 2016

Ball Never Lies

Nick Roush 4:30pm December 29, 2016 12/29/16

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The Kentucky football team spent the afternoon at Top Golf.  The coaches were too busy to join them; instead they spent the afternoon finishing last-minute preparations for Georgia Tech.  That doesn’t mean there wasn’t any golf smack talk between the coaches. The coaches have developed quite the rivalry amongst one another on the links.  When Mark…

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TaxSlayer Bowl Stadium Policies

Maggie Davis 2:00pm December 29, 2016 12/29/16 Comments Disabled

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If you’re one of the lucky members of the BBN who is making the trip to Jacksonville for Kentucky’s bowl game, be sure to familiarize yourself with a few policies at EverBank Field. “The following bags will be permitted inside the stadium: bags that are clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and do not exceed 12” x 6” x…

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LIVE: UK Football After TaxSlayer Bowl Practice

Maggie Davis 1:30pm December 29, 2016 12/29/16 Comments Disabled

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You are looking live at the North Florida practice fields where the team is talking two days before the TaxSlayer Bowl.

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Cats Arrive at Practice

Maggie Davis 12:30pm December 29, 2016 12/29/16 Comments Disabled

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The Kentucky football team has arrived at today’s practice. Watch the (short) periscope here. Stay tuned for more practice updates from Nick Roush and Jack Pilgrim. Rolling into Practice 4️⃣ https://t.co/FTC0dvLInU — UK Stoops Troops (@UKStoopsTroops) December 29, 2016  

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