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May 26, 2021

Who will be UK’s starting QB? Athlon Sports picks Levis

Drew Franklin 2:45pm May 26, 2021 5/26/21

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Ask three different people about UK’s quarterback of the future and you may get three different answers. Joey Gatewood is the popular pick among anyone lucky enough to attend UK’s super-secret spring practices. The consensus is Gatewood would’ve been the starter if UK had to play a game last month, and that the second-year hometown…

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May 22, 2021

What to Expect From This Fall’s Quarterback Battle

Brent Wainscott 5:00pm May 22, 2021 5/22/21

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The summer is here and before you know it the quarterback competition will be hot and heavy in Lexington. Earlier this week, Penn State transfer Will Levis arrived on campus to get settled in before fall camp while the other two front runners- Joey Gatewood and Beau Allen finished up install this spring. There’s going…

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May 13, 2021

Liam Coen Details QB Play from Spring Practice’s “Measuring Stick”

Nick Roush 10:45pm May 13, 2021 5/13/21

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Kentucky’s quarterback competition appeared to commence once Liam Coen stepped onto a UK practice field for the first time this spring. In the new offensive coordinator’s eyes, that competition has not yet begun. “The spring was installation, the fall is competition…” Coen said on Thursday morning’s KSR. “The fall will really be a competition for us…

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May 4, 2021

Quarterback competition is wide open at Kentucky

Adam Luckett 7:00pm May 4, 2021 5/4/21

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With spring ball behind us and the NFL Draft officially over, the 2021 college football season is officially on the clock. The Wildcats have some high expectations heading into the fall, but the quarterback position remains the elephant in the room. Liam Coen was brought in to run the offense after Kentucky finished at the…

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April 17, 2021

Stoops confident in strides at QB: “We’ve gotten the ball down the field better than we have in some time”

Jack Pilgrim 2:00pm April 17, 2021 4/17/21

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Mark Stoops and the Kentucky football coaching staff have been slowly building a competitor in the SEC East through historic recruiting and elite player development, allowing for top-tier talent among starters on both sides of the football and standout depth behind them. It’s allowed for UK to finish in the top half of the division…

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March 25, 2021

Stoops: “We got the ball down the field today better than we have in years”

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm March 25, 2021 3/25/21

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Kentucky’s starting quarterback will likely not be decided until Penn State transfer Will Levis arrives on campus this fall, but so far, Mark Stoops is thrilled with what he’s seeing from Beau Allen and Joey Gatewood in spring practice. In an interview on Kentucky Sports Radio this morning, Stoops raved about how Allen and Gatewood…

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March 22, 2021

New offense gives Kentucky quarterbacks a different perspective under center

Nick Roush 6:00pm March 22, 2021 3/22/21

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First-year offensive coordinator Liam Coen is changing the way Kentucky’s quarterbacks think about offensive football. “There’s definitely a little bit of change, but it’s a good change for me to learn more stuff about football, more styles of offenses,” said second-year quarterback Beau Allen. “The struggle and the grind has been fun so far.” Allen…

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March 5, 2021

New Coordinator, New Scheme, New Starting Quarterback

Freddie Maggard 8:30pm March 5, 2021 3/5/21

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Fresh starts for all is the overriding theme for the Kentucky passing game. The Wildcats’ aerial attack has been inconsistent and inefficient over the past three seasons. It averaged 131.2 yards to go along with a 58.3% completion percentage per season during that time frame. Those numbers ranked the Cats last in the SEC for…

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February 8, 2021

Kentucky’s Quarterback Competition Has a New Addition

Freddie Maggard 7:00pm February 8, 2021 2/8/21

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Beau Allen or Joey Gatewood? That was the original question entering winter workouts. Now, there are three quarterbacks that will compete to be the Cats’ top signal caller in 2021. Former Penn State QB Will Levis announced on Friday that he has committed to Kentucky. He’s scheduled to graduate at the end of this semester…

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January 3, 2021

Mark Stoops Thinks He Should Have Played Another QB in the Gator Bowl

Brent Wainscott 10:30pm January 3, 2021 1/3/21

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The Kentucky quarterback carousel continues to turn even after the final game of 2020. Terry Wilson is 2-0 as a starting quarterback in Bowl Games, but it was a lackluster finale for one of the most successful quarterbacks in school history on Saturday. In Kentucky’s 23-21 victory, Wilson completed 13 of 21 passes for 92…

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