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Today on KSR: Hearts Out to the Hefty Lefty

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A beloved figure of the BBN and a friend of KSR needs our prayers today. Jared Lorenzen’s family passed along a message to our fearless leader Matt Jones last night stating that the Hefty Lefty was battling a series of medical problems.

News has been slow recently, so today, keep your focus on lifting up one of UK’s favorite sons. Hopefully we will have a positive update for you soon enough.


Today is actually my last day with KSR. It has been a privilege to write about some of the biggest stories playing out at UK over the last three years all while taking them in as a student as well. A few of you might know that my next chapter involves heading to grad school at (braces for impact) Duke University. Rest assured that this Kentucky boy will always bleed the right shade of blue, and may at some point next year get tossed out of Cameron Indoor Stadium for waltzing in wearing head to toe UK gear. Who knows, maybe Coach K gets sucked into the FBI recruiting investigations and I can become an on-location reporter. Only time will tell.

Regardless, thank you all for reading any of my work here, and I’m looking forward to whatever the future holds. Go Cats.

-Jay Winkler

Article written by Jay Winkler

Avid fan of UK Athletics, WWE, and chicken wings. Preferably at the same time.

11 Comments for Today on KSR: Hearts Out to the Hefty Lefty



  1. Smyrna_Cat
    10:22 am June 30, 2019 Permalink

    Best of luck. Be sure to wear your UK gear on the Duke campus every chance you get!!



  2. Vyce0789
    10:30 am June 30, 2019 Permalink

    Jay, best of luck to you. Duke is a great academic school.



  3. DavidP19
    10:37 am June 30, 2019 Permalink

    Good Luck young man. Rep the BBN well among those heathens.



  4. scwhite9
    10:57 am June 30, 2019 Permalink

    Best of luck to you. Duke is always reminded of UK – it’s the middle part of their name. In other words, you can’t have Duke without U K.



  5. The Professor
    12:01 pm June 30, 2019 Permalink

    Best wishes for your future!



  6. ukkatzfan
    12:26 pm June 30, 2019 Permalink

    Looks like KSR would have given up the “overweight” nicknames of someone who has been fighting the battle of weight loss by now. Shame Shame. 🙁



    • TPACAT
      1:37 pm June 30, 2019 Permalink

      Oh, go to your cry room! He’s known as “The Hefty Lefty”, “The Round Mound of Touchdown”, the “Pillsbury Throw Boy” – all terms of endearment that he, himself, embraced…



    • ukkatzfan
      1:52 pm June 30, 2019 Permalink

      I dont think he has embraced them this last year. I think he has hinted otherwise.



  7. Gr8bigbruto
    1:25 pm June 30, 2019 Permalink

    Thanks for your great reporting. I appreciate you, but duke can eat it!



  8. notFromhere
    2:19 pm June 30, 2019 Permalink

    Appreciate you going behind enemy lines. If you need support, dont hesitate to ask. Grab a block of tickets to a game, tell us what bourbon to bring, and we’ll come get sauced and heckle em til they attempt to remove us bodily from the little arena



  9. Dark Soul
    2:27 pm June 30, 2019 Permalink

    prayers out for the great hefty lefty.