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Today on KSR: LexTran’s Gameday Shuttle Returns in 2019

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Mark Stoops has a New Contract

This morning UK announced they’ve restructured Stoops’ contract. UK has given him a raise and adjusted his incentives. You can find all the details here.

Scout’s Honor

Yesterday Kentucky football’s favorite Eagle Scout, A.J. Rose, hung out with a few other Boy Scouts at Kentucky football practice. Kroger Field will be filled with scouts next Saturday when the Cats host Eastern Michigan. Find out how to get your troop into The Kroge by clicking here.


You can find more from Wednesday’s football practice here.

A Full Thursday Night Football Schedule

College football season is here. After week zero provided a nice tease, week one begins tonight with 16 college football games across the country, including a solid television slate.

  • 7:00: UCLA at Cincinnati on ESPN
  • 7:30: FLAMU at #17 UCF on CBSSN
  • 8:00: Georgia Tech at #1 Clemson on ACCN
  • 8:30: Texas State at #12 Texas A&M on SECN
  • 9:00: South Dakota State at Minnesota on FS1
  • 10:15: #15 Utah at BYU in the Holy War on ESPN

It’s not just college football on TV. You can also catch a few former Cats playing in their fourth preseason game.

  • 7:00: Falcons at Jaguars (Josh Allen)
  • 7:00: Eagles at Jets (Jon Toth) on NFL Network
  • 7:00: Vikings (Jeff Badet) at Bills
  • 7:00: Steelers (Benny Snell) at Panthers
  • 7:30: Giants (C.J. Conrad) at Patriots
  • 8:00: Chiefs at Packers (Za’Darius Smith)
  • 8:00: Titans (Wesley Woodyard) at Bears
  • 8:00: Bucs (Mike Edwards) at Cowboys (Chris Westry, Randall Cobb)

Not Too Shabby

Speaking of Cats in the NFL, Josh Allen and Lonnie Johnson had two of the best five rookie performances from week three of the NFL preseason.

Get Hyped

Jacksonville State sure has a weird way of getting fired up for college football season.

Plenty of Podcasts

If you can’t wait for the football action to start, boy, do I have a treat for you. Yesterday KSR published 2.5 podcasts (that football one is riding the struggle bus) on the Kentucky Sports Radio network. Whether you need an in-depth scouting report or gambling picks, we got you covered. If you prefer to listen to college basketball recruiting talk, a new Sources Say hit the airwaves this morning. There are plenty of ways to listen to each podcast.

Lorenzen Debuted at Saratoga

The horse named after the Hefty Lefty just missed the board in his first career race. Entering the final turn, Lorenzen had the inside position on four horses battling for second. Once they reached the final furlong, the Mark Casse colt ran out of gas. We’ll keep a close eye on this promising horse with an excellent namesake.

A Salute to Mike Farrell

The UK community lost one of its best Wednesday afternoon. Journalism professor Mike Farrell passed away at 70. A longtime editor of the Kentucky Post prior to joining the UK faculty, he was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 2017. More importantly, he changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of students.

A kind, approachable man, each student learned something different from the wise professor. I will forever be grateful for my experiences with Dr. Farrell. The lessons I learned will not soon be forgotten. All of our thoughts and prayers are with his family and UK JOU community during this difficult time.


Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

2 Comments for Today on KSR: LexTran’s Gameday Shuttle Returns in 2019

  1. Duuuuuude
    9:57 am August 29, 2019 Permalink

    As long as AJ has been at UK, I never knew much about him. He is an Eagle Scout? That speaks volumes about him. So glad to see this!

  2. 2andToodleLoo
    2:53 pm August 29, 2019 Permalink

    WTF Jacksonville State?!?! And the man boobs on the guy ripping his shirt off is embarrassing. Yikes.