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Football Season Tickets and a New Baseball Coach (Wednesday Show Thread)

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Good morning Big Blue Nation!  Today’s edition of Kentucky Sports Radio is about to kickoff with the news that UK will looking for a new baseball coach.  On the football side of things, Matt and Ryan will discuss why the season-ticket numbers are so low for Kentucky football.  There should be a few silly summer topics thrown in there too.  Don’t miss out.

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Article written by Nick Roush

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19 Comments for Football Season Tickets and a New Baseball Coach (Wednesday Show Thread)



  1. UK_JB
    9:53 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

    So the baseball coach resigns? Anyone have any ideas on the new coach they would like to see?



    • BluKudzu
      11:06 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

      With what is going on in football and Hoops, Mitch needs a big hire. I hope he does not hire another Stoops. SEC baseball is just as brutal as SEC Football. No more hires of inexperienced coaches to run or build programs. Football has been a fail, this hire need not.



    • J-Dub421
      11:11 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

      The SEC is brutal in pretty much every sport. Go look at the top 25 in any sport (other than men’s basketball) and there are usually 5-8 SEC teams in the top 25 in both men’s and women’s sports. The SEC is the toughest conference across the board.



  2. RealCatsFan
    10:12 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

    I’m ba-ack! Took a day off from work yesterday for my daughter’s birthday and middle school graduation. Kind of melancholy today looking back at how the years have flown by. Damn I’m getting old!

    Unfortunate news with the baseball team. Lot’s of bad news with UK sports lately – UK women’s hoops imploding, baseball team falling off the cliff, and football team ended season on a whimper. UK men’s team also ended on a disappointing note. Hoping for some better news on the horizon.



    • ukjaybrat
      10:19 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

      I’ve felt pretty much the same way all summer. it’s like bad news after bad news.It seems like the only good news we’ve gotten since we beat duke i nthe fall has been basketball recruiting



    • ukjaybrat
      10:22 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

      summer -> winter and spring really..



    • J-Dub421
      10:36 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

      Allow me to cheer you up then! Our men’s golf team just finished 13th at the NCAA’s (our best finish ever, so trending up!), we also had 23 track & field athletes qualify for the NCAA Championship Finals. Kendra Harrison just broke the American Record in the 100 hurdles, and will compete at the upcoming US Olympic Trials! I look forward to cheering her on in the Olympics this summer.



    • ukjaybrat
      10:41 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

      I did know about track & field and Kendra. but not golf, so good to hear !



  3. Sticky Ceiling
    10:17 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

    When is Big Cat filling in for Matt?



  4. MikeMills07
    10:37 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

    Shelby County native Jack Green played college football at Tulane and West Point (All American 1945). He was close friends with Dwight Eisenhower and Vince Lombardi. Green coached football at West Point, Tulane, Florida (both OC and DC), Vanderbilt (HC), Kansas, and Baylor. Also inducted in College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1989.

    Question: What KY native has a better football career than Jack Green?



  5. onsides
    10:38 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

    I hear ksr talk about beating Florida and Georgia. KY opens with Southern Miss which won their division in C-USA. If KY loses that game, the Stoops era is over.



    • RealCatsFan
      10:48 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

      Don”t know if it will be “over” over, but there will definitely be a lot of fans jumping off the bandwagon.



  6. CatFanDu
    10:51 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

    Zach, Matt gave you very little good advice. Get a job, pay your way & stay out of debt. Avoid borrowing anything from anybody, but Yes, do learn to clean up after yourself and do your own laundry. The liberal idea of “you’re just going to waste money, so ask for more” is a lie. If you learn to live within your means now, life will be much more successful for you. Good Luck & Go for it!



  7. RealCatsFan
    10:51 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

    Senior year of college as the best year of your life? Not for me, although it was fun. I was on college internship in Baton Rouge, LA, working for Exxon. Got to experience living on my own in another city basically for free (actually got paid well for it!) Got prime seats for the SEC Championship game to watch Winston Bennett take on Willie Anderson.

    Still, best years of my life were late-20’s. Had a good paying job, my own house, and spending money for some toys, and compared to my life now chasing kids around, all the time int he world!



  8. Ramsey Rocket
    11:20 am June 1, 2016 Permalink

    Kentucky played the 3:30 CBS game 2 years ago in Commonwealth Stadium against Mississippi State when they were ranked number 1. Patrick Towles had a big game. Backwards hat guy designed the worst on-side kick attempt in football history!



  9. whatwasthat
    12:28 pm June 1, 2016 Permalink

    Jeez awaiting moderation, what a crock. What’s happened to ukbbupdate, haven’t seen him on in a while going after catspaws and the other trolls or in some instances true cat fans.