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June 18, 2021

Georgia recruiting is on an uptick for Kentucky football

Adam Luckett 3:00pm June 18, 2021 6/18/21

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Once Steve Clinkscale left for Michigan, the biggest worry that arose would be how Kentucky football would replace the assistant coach’s recruiting production. Clinkscale built a pipeline in Detroit and landed some prominent recruits for the program — DeAndre Square, Marquan McCall, and Justin Rogers. Most recently, the cornerbacks coach had built up relationships in…

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June 10, 2021

Jacquez Jones, Ole Miss’ Leading Tackler in 2020, Transfers to Kentucky

Nick Roush 9:30pm June 10, 2021 6/10/21

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Depth is no longer a problem in Jon Sumrall’s inside linebacker room. Jacquez Jones, Ole Miss’ leading tackler in 2020, has committed to Kentucky. Jones was also considering South Carolina, UCLA, West Virginia and Liberty, but was convinced to become a Wildcat while visiting UK’s campus this week. New Chapter In My Story ??? pic.twitter.com/EYnwvlvkn2…

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June 5, 2021

Kentucky football has raided the Sun Belt for defensive coaching hires

Adam Luckett 9:00pm June 5, 2021 6/5/21 Comments Disabled

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There are two FBS football conferences within the Southeastern footprint of the United States. One is known as the SEC and plays elite-level football every Saturday. The other is the Sun Belt and is slept on nationally every year. Despite having to play some games on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for program exposure, the Sun Belt…

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April 9, 2021

Future UK Linebackers are Breaking Records and Face Masks

Nick Roush 12:00pm April 9, 2021 4/9/21

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Spring practice is underway at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility, providing an opportunity for players to make an impression and move up the depth chart’s pecking order. It’s a 15-practice head start that some need to make the most of before talented incoming freshmen arrive in the summer. Two linebackers in particular will bring…

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April 8, 2021

Growth, positional versatility could get Jared Casey playing time

Adam Luckett 5:00pm April 8, 2021 4/8/21 Comments Disabled

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In the class of 2019, Jared Casey may have been the crown jewel. The Louisville (Ky.) Ballard product was a four-star prospect and the highest-ranked player in the haul. Expectations were high for the athletic linebacker. After a position move combined with some time served in the program, Casey may finally be ready to make…

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March 26, 2021

WATCH: Jon Sumrall mic’d up at Spring Practice

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm March 26, 2021 3/26/21 Comments Disabled

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Need an afternoon football fix? This morning, UK released almost three minutes of footage of newly-named co-defensive coordinator Jon Sumrall mic’d up at Thursday’s spring practice. Watch below as Sumrall coaches the inside linebackers through drills, specifically sophomore D’Eryk Jackson (No. 56) and sophomore Darren Green (No. 43). He even gives star running back Chris…

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March 25, 2021

Mark Stoops on Steve Clinkscale, Jon Sumrall’s promotions

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:00pm March 25, 2021 3/25/21

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Earlier this week, news broke that Steve Clinkscale and Jon Sumrall both received promotions on Kentucky Football’s staff. Clinkscale, who has served as defensive backs coach, was elevated to defensive passing game coordinator, while Sumrall, the inside linebackers coach, was promoted to co-defensive coordinator. Today, UK sent out a press release with quotes from Mark…

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March 22, 2021

Jon Sumrall, Steve Clinkscale receive promotions

Nick Roush 2:45pm March 22, 2021 3/22/21

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A pair of Mark Stoops assistants have new job titles. Entering his sixth season on Stoops’ staff, defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale has been given the title defensive passing game coordinator. It’s a title you don’t hear about often in college football, but it’s safe to say that it’s deserved. UK has led the SEC…

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March 20, 2021

Kentucky already in good position after offering 3-star OLB Joshua Josephs

Zack Geoghegan 5:30pm March 20, 2021 3/20/21

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Joshua Josephs’ recruitment has boomed since the start of March and Kentucky finds itself in the early mix. A class of 2022 three-star prospect from North Cobb High School down in Kennesaw, GA, Josephs is a 6-foot-4, 205-pound outside linebacker. Tabbed by both 247 Sports and Rivals as a three-star recruit, he’s ranked as one…

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June 27, 2020

Developing Depth During a Pandemic: A Look Inside UK’s Inside Linebackers Room

Nick Roush 10:00pm June 27, 2020 6/27/20

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The D-word is a curse word for Kentucky’s inside linebackers. No, not that D-Word. “Depth” in Jon Sumrall’s meeting room is the only thing that can slow down Mark Stoops’ defense this fall. In his first year as defensive coordinator, Brad White’s defense finished ranked in the top 20 nationally in three of the four…

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