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January 2, 2019

A big third quarter and strong special teams play gets UK to 10 wins

Adam Luckett 11:00pm January 2, 2019 1/2/19

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Beautiful weather. Two passionate fan bases. A couple of top 15 football teams. College football on New Year’s Day in Orlando with ABC on the call. The stage was set for a great bowl game and that is exactly what Kentucky and Penn State delivered in a big time atmosphere. Luckily for the Big Blue…

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Josh Allen moves up to No. 2 in post-bowl NFL Mock Draft

Jack Pilgrim 12:30pm January 2, 2019 1/2/19

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Following a three-sack, three tackle-for-loss, one blocked field goal performance against Penn State in the Citrus Bowl, Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen saw his NFL Draft stock rise yet again. And by the looks of things, he’s running out of growing room at the top of the draft boards. CBS Sports released their post-bowl NFL Mock…

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January 1, 2019

The Citrus Bowl was a Perfect Reflection of Kentucky’s Historic Season

Nick Roush 11:00pm January 1, 2019 1/1/19

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Kentucky’s historic tenth win of the season 2018-19 season was a lot like the previous nine. The defense was dominant, until it wasn’t. There were a few plays that made you say, ‘Wow,’ and records were broken while you worried Kentucky would collapse, until they didn’t. They never gave up. “We had a great belief…

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Wildcats prove they aren’t the Kentucky football of old in 27-24 Citrus Bowl victory

Jack Pilgrim 10:55pm January 1, 2019 1/1/19

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After winning the coin toss, an aggressive James Franklin elected to receive in an attempt to punch Kentucky in the mouth first. Penn State’s first drive? Incompletion, incompletion, eight-yard run, and a botched fake punt at their own 33-yard line to force a turnover on downs. As his defense ran off the field for the…

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Kentucky Flipped a Switch in the Second Half

Nick Roush 7:40pm January 1, 2019 1/1/19

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Kentucky’s offense brought plenty of good and bad to Camping World Stadium in Orlando.  In the first half, you couldn’t find much good. “We were awful.”  Eddie Gran was kicking himself as his unit matched every good play with a drive-killing mistake. After one half of football Kentucky led by three points, but only had…

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Stoops’ Team was Determined to End Emotional Week with Hardware

Nick Roush 7:15pm January 1, 2019 1/1/19

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The hardest part of New Year’s Day for Mark Stoops was its start. “This morning in the hotel pregame speech, I had to be really intentional with myself to not get emotional because I didn’t want these guys making fun of me if I cried,” said Kentucky’s head coach.  “I really mean that because they mean…

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WATCH: Scenes from the postgame celebration

Drew Franklin 5:44pm January 1, 2019 1/1/19

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Enjoy some of the postgame celebration action shot through the blurry lens of my phone. I captured crying Mitch Barnhart, Josh Allen and Terry Wilson leaving the field, CJ Conrad knocking the wind out of me, Benny Snell giving a KSR shout out and more. Your 2019 Citrus Bowl Champions pic.twitter.com/Nabq3j3i2I — Nick Roush (@RoushKSR)…

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Kentucky Makes History in Citrus Bowl Victory

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:45pm January 1, 2019 1/1/19

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For only the third time in school history and the first time since 1977, a Kentucky football team has won ten games. The Wildcats held off a late Penn State rally to win the Citrus Bowl 27-24. Kentucky reached ten wins with defense, big plays on special teams, Josh Allen and Benny Snell. Snell broke…

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At The Half: Kentucky leads Penn State, 10-7

Drew Franklin 2:47pm January 1, 2019 1/1/19

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Thanks to Josh Allen and the Kentucky defense, as well as some Lynn Bowden magic, the Wildcats hold a 10-7 lead in Orlando through two quarters. However, the offense will have to start playing better if the Cats intend to win this game. It has been a poor showing from that side of the ball…

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Kentucky’s Citrus Bowl Cat Walk was Crazy

Nick Roush 12:20pm January 1, 2019 1/1/19

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Thousands of fans seared in the Orlando sun to welcome the Kentucky football team to Camping World Stadium.  The team was a little late, but it didn’t prevent the Big Blue Nation from getting rowdy. There are a few people at the Cat Walk pic.twitter.com/2a4MOOzGgX — Nick Roush (@RoushKSR) January 1, 2019 Before their final…

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