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January 26, 2021

John Schlarman named Herald-Leader’s 2020 Sports Figure of the Year

Nick Roush 10:00am January 26, 2021 1/26/21

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After polling more than 150 media members from around the state, the Lexington Herald-Leader has named John Schlarman Kentucky Sports Figure of the Year. The Ft. Thomas native transformed Kentucky’s offensive line into one of the best in the SEC as The Big Blue Wall, paving the way for Benny Snell’s historic career and Lynn…

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January 1, 2021

John Schlarman’s Greatest Legacy

Robert Cunningham 10:55pm January 1, 2021 1/1/21

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“My daddy’s sick. Is your daddy sick?” asks the happily naïve Evelyn Schlarman. “No. My daddy’s working,” replies my equally naïve son. And with that, the two go back to playing. Evelyn’s daddy wasn’t merely sick, he was in the final days of his valiant fight against cancer. Evelyn is only four. While the many…

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December 16, 2020

Vince Marrow gets emotional talking about John Schlarman

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:36pm December 16, 2020 12/16/20

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Today’s Signing Day Press Conference took an unexpected, emotional turn. When asked what role the late John Schlarman played in recruiting the offensive linemen in Kentucky’s 2021 class, Vince Marrow got choked up, opening up about the loss of his good friend. “Man, you’re about to make me get emotional ’cause I think about my…

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November 28, 2020

College Gameday Salutes John Schlarman

Nick Roush 10:38am November 28, 2020 11/28/20

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Gene Wojciechowski profiled the late Kentucky offensive line coach’s fight against cancer on College Gameday. It’s an incredible tribute to John Schlarman, one of the Commonwealth’s greatest fighters. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and smile in this extraordinary, emotional six-minute salute.

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November 17, 2020

Today on KSR: Lessons Learned from John Schlarman

Nick Roush 9:00am November 17, 2020 11/17/20 Comments Disabled

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Monday afternoon the Kentucky Football program honored the life well lived by John Schlarman. Hundreds of former players joined the team and his family at Kroger Field to salute the Wildcat. During the more than hour-long service, we learned that the man had a passion for playing the ponies. He loved coffee, maybe too much,…

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November 16, 2020

WATCH: John Schlarman’s Celebration of Life at Kroger Field

Nick Roush 3:00pm November 16, 2020 11/16/20 Comments Disabled

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This afternoon the University of Kentucky will honor former All-SEC offensive lineman and long-time coach John Schlarman with a celebration of life at Kroger Field. Family, friends and former players will be at the home of Kentucky Football for the event. It’s closed to the general public but you can see the salute to Schlarman…

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November 15, 2020

UK will celebrate life of John Schlarman on Monday at Kroger Field

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm November 15, 2020 11/15/20 Comments Disabled

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A closed event will honor the life of John Schlarman. According to a press release sent out by the University of Kentucky, the school will host a celebration at Kroger Field on Monday afternoon in order to properly send off Schlarman, who lost his battle against cancer this past Thursday at the age of 45.…

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November 14, 2020

WATCH: Kentucky honors John Schlarman on first play of game

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:27pm November 14, 2020 11/14/20

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Today is an emotional one for the Kentucky Football program following the loss of John Schlarman, and to start the game, the Wildcats found a unique way to pay tribute to their former coach and player. On Kentucky’s first play of the game, the Cats took an intentional delay of game penalty, leaving Schlarman’s former…

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Kentucky salutes John Schlarman with helmet stickers

Nick Roush 9:45am November 14, 2020 11/14/20

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The Wildcats will tip their caps to their late offensive line coach for the remainder of the 2020 season. Each player will wear a “J.S.” sticker to honor John Schlarman on the back right side of their helmets. Unfortunately, it’s not the only time they’ve turned to helmet stickers in tragedy. Each helmet is already…

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GAMEDAY: An Emotional Matchup with Vanderbilt

Nick Roush 8:00am November 14, 2020 11/14/20

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Saturday at noon on the SEC Network the Kentucky football team will take the gridiron at Kroger Field for the first time since John Schlarman lost his life to cancer. He may not be on the sideline, but he’ll be with the Wildcats today. “We’re going to go out and we’re going to honor John,”…

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