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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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May 28, 2020

How Jon Sumrall sells Kentucky Football on the Recruiting Trail in the Deep South

Nick Roush 12:00pm May 28, 2020 5/28/20

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Mark Stoops’ coaching staff has created enemies in Ohio and Michigan. Described as the new “Big Ten Killer” on the recruiting trail, this December an SEC head coach received a similar recruiting headache from a recent addition to UK’s staff. Entering National Signing Day, most believed four-star defensive tackle Josaih Hayes was set to join…

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January 23, 2020

UK releases details on extensions for Eddie Gran, Brad White, other assistants

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:00pm January 23, 2020 1/23/20

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After another successful season, the University of Kentucky is doing its part to make sure Mark Stoops’ staff sticks around. The UK Office of Legal Counsel released details on contract extensions for offensive coordinator Eddie Gran, defensive coordinator Brad White, linebackers coach Jon Sumrall, and defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale. Details of new defensive line…

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November 3, 2019

Kentucky Football adds in-state walk-on

Nick Wheatley 4:00pm November 3, 2019 11/3/19

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The Kentucky Wildcats got a commitment from another in-state kid. This time, it’s a walk-on from Somerset, Kentucky. Jase Bruner is a 6-2, 235-pound linebacker in the 2020 class. He committed to the Cats Sunday afternoon. All Glory to God ?? pic.twitter.com/Zi3fzbODl6 — Jase Bruner II (@JaseBruner1) November 3, 2019 Bruner currently has one Division-I…

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August 14, 2019

Meet new assistant Jon Sumrall in ‘Behind The Grind’ interview

Drew Franklin 4:00pm August 14, 2019 8/14/19 Comments Disabled

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New UK inside linebackers coach Jon Sumrall gets profiled in the latest edition of “Behind The Grind,” the program’s awesome new video interview series with its assistant coaches. In Sumrall’s video, we learn he has some personality and a good football voice, much like one of his players, Kash Daniel. The video also gives us…

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March 8, 2019

Kentucky Football is Searching for Hollywood Stars

Nick Roush 7:00pm March 8, 2019 3/8/19

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Mark Stoops successfully turned around the Kentucky football program by recruiting the best of the best from the state of Kentucky in Ohio. Entering his seventh season, the Cats are extending their reach to new territories. First, Eddie Gran helped UK invest in Florida. Last season Michael Smith moved them into Louisiana. Now the Cats…

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Jon Sumrall is Fired Up to return to his Old Kentucky Home

Nick Roush 6:00pm March 8, 2019 3/8/19

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Jon Sumrall is right where he belongs. Fifteen years after he played linebacker for Rich Brooks’ Wildcats, Sumrall returns to Lexington to coach Mark Stoops’ inside linebackers. “The University of Kentucky means a lot to me,” Sumrall said. “I had the opportunity to play here. To be able to wear the UK logo on my…

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March 5, 2019

WATCH: New UK Linebackers Coach Jon Sumrall Mic’d Up at Spring Practice

Nick Roush 4:00pm March 5, 2019 3/5/19

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The newest addition to UK’s coaching staff is getting his feet wet in the first few days of spring practice.  Former Wildcat Jon Sumrall looks right at home. The KyWildcatsTV crew mic’d up Sumrall for today’s helmets-only practice inside the Nutter Field House.  When Sumrall urges his players to, “BURST!” you can tell intensity is…

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February 25, 2019

UK officially names Jon Sumrall the new inside linebackers coach

Drew Franklin 2:09pm February 25, 2019 2/25/19

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Former UK inside linebacker Jon Sumrall is now the coach of UK’s inside linebackers, Mark Stoops announced Monday afternoon. “I am extremely impressed with Jon,” Stoops said, via a release from UK. “He has a great reputation in the business and has proven himself as a top-level recruiter in the Southeastern Conference. He brings a…

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February 19, 2019

What Jon Sumrall’s Addition Means for Kentucky

Nick Roush 7:00pm February 19, 2019 2/19/19

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Just days after Matt House officially departed for the Kansas City Chiefs, Mark Stoops made his next move.  Multiple Ole Miss media outlets report that former UK linebacker Jon Sumrall will leave Oxford to return for a position at his alma mater. There’s no other way to spin it: this is a great hire by…

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