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September 22, 2019

Today on KSR: Missed opportunities put the Cats at 2-2 on the year

Hayden Hooper 10:00am September 22, 2019 9/22/19

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Good morning, everyone! Hope everything is going well this weekend as we all wind down the last weekend of summer. Hello, fall! Please make it colder by the way! I would really appreciate it. Kentucky vs. Mississippi State In other news, in case you did not watch the game yesterday, the Cats fell to the…

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September 21, 2019

Sawyer Smith’s shoulder ‘banged up’ following loss

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:55pm September 21, 2019 9/21/19

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Kentucky’s bad showing in Starkville was exacerbated by an injury to quarterback Sawyer Smith’s shoulder. The junior out of Troy was 15-41 for 232 yards, no touchdowns, and an interception in Kentucky’s 28-13 loss to Mississippi State, and was in noticeable pain throughout the second half. “Sawyer got hurt at the end of the second quarter,”…

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September 19, 2019

Chris Rodriguez and Sawyer Smith Sneaks could be a Short Yardage Solution

Nick Roush 6:00pm September 19, 2019 9/19/19

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There are a few plays in the Florida game one can point to that ultimately decided the outcome. Three of them happened when UK had the ball on third and fourth down with just a yard to go. The first play of the fourth quarter stands above the rest. Broken down by Adam Luckett, there…

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September 18, 2019

The key to Sawyer Smith and Ahmad Wagner’s chemistry

Maggie Davis 10:00pm September 18, 2019 9/18/19

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It’s no secret Ahmad Wagner has become one of Kentucky’s most-dangerous offensive weapons this season. His size, athleticism and uncanny ability to draw a penalty combine to make him lethal for the Wildcats. So far this season, he has nine catches and seven pass-interference calls going his way – that’s good for a 94 percent…

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September 17, 2019

Kentucky QBs have been good at passing on third down

Drew Franklin 12:00pm September 17, 2019 9/17/19

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Kentucky has not just one, but two quarterbacks on the short list of the best third down passers in college football. Pro Football Focus, the leader in performance grading for all positions in both the NFL and college football games each week, shared its highest-graded quarterbacks on third and fourth down attempts, and both Terry…

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September 15, 2019

Ahmad Wagner needs the ball more

Nick Wheatley 6:00pm September 15, 2019 9/15/19

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What if I told you that you could have a receiver on your team who would net positive yardage almost 100 percent of the time? Let me introduce you to Ahmad Wagner. Everyone knows the legend of the guy who draws pass interference at an unbelievable rate. But Wagner is much more than that. He’s…

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Today on KSR: Targeting prevails as Cats fall late to Gators

Sam Gormley 10:00am September 15, 2019 9/15/19

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Well, that happened. I sit here early on Sunday morning still trying to fully process what happened last night. Kentucky was up 21-10 at the start of the fourth quarter, with a fourth-and-two at the Florida 40. Despite Florida just losing their starting quarterback to injury, Mark Stoops went for it, but the Cats were…

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September 14, 2019

Kentucky doesn’t need to change the playbook for Sawyer Smith

Nick Roush 6:25pm September 14, 2019 9/14/19

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Terry Wilson’s season-ending injury against Eastern Michigan put offensive coordinator Eddie Gran in a situation he faced in his first year at Kentucky. Unlike Drew Barker’s injury in 2016, Gran’s offense is much more prepared to weather the storm. “I think we were a little bit further behind at that time in what we were…

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September 13, 2019

Troy’s Play-by-Play Announcer gives Insight into Sawyer Smith’s Game

Nick Roush 11:00am September 13, 2019 9/13/19

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This week we’ve talked at length about Sawyer Smith and what he will bring to the table in his first start as Kentucky’s quarterback. Nobody has a better perspective than Barry McKnight. For the last 18 years, McKnight has been the voice of the Trojans. He saw every single snap Sawyer Smith took last season…

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September 12, 2019

Stoops talked about Sawyer Smith and Xavier Peters after Thursday’s practice

Drew Franklin 8:30pm September 12, 2019 9/12/19

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Mark Stoops stepped in front of the microphone after Thursday’s practice for the last time before the Florida game, and he didn’t have a lot to say before he and his team go dark until Saturday’s kickoff. “Getting anxious here to get going,” he said to start things off with the media. “It’s been a…

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