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March 27, 2021

The Folklore behind Bear Bryant’s Recruitment of Howard Schnellenberger

Nick Roush 5:00pm March 27, 2021 3/27/21

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For many football fans across the Commonwealth, Howard Schnellenberger is celebrated as the architect that resurrected the University of Louisville football program. Long before he won a Fiesta Bowl with the Cardinals, or a National Championship with Miami , or served as the play-caller for the undefeated 72 Miami Dolphins, or recruited Joe Namath to…

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January 14, 2021

January 14 might be the most important day in UK football history

Nick Roush 3:00pm January 14, 2021 1/14/21

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Today marks an important day in history for the Kentucky football program. Even though the season has been over for weeks, two offseason moves changed the program’s trajectory more than 70 years apart on January 14. Seventy-five years ago on January 14, 1946, Kentucky hired Paul “Bear” Bryant to coach the Wildcats on the gridiron. According…

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July 20, 2020

Two Strange Kentucky Football Stories from Post-World War II College Football

Nick Roush 12:00pm July 20, 2020 7/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Coronavirus has clouded the future of college football, forcing fans and reporters alike to look back into the sport’s past. After months of watching and reliving games from recent memory, reporters have dug even deeper into the first successful era of Kentucky football with Bear Bryant leading the way in the late 40s and early…

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