Skip to content

Kentucky Sports Radio

University of Kentucky Basketball, Football, and Recruiting news brought to you in the most ridiculous manner possible.


May 30, 2021

Steve Clinkscale is already trying to poach a Kentucky Football commit

Zack Geoghegan 10:30pm May 30, 2021 5/30/21

3 categories

5 tags

It didn’t take long at all for Kentucky’s former defensive backs coach, Steve Clinkscale, to burn some bridges at his old place of work. The drama began on Friday when a four-star wide receiver from Frederick Douglass High School right here in Lexington, KY, Dane Key, picked up an offer from Clinkscale and his new…

Read More

May 29, 2021

Marrow subtweets Clinkscale for offering Dane Key at Michigan

Jack Pilgrim 12:00pm May 29, 2021 5/29/21

2 categories

3 tags

Michigan offering a four-star, top-250 prospect in the class of 2022 is no surprise. The program offering Lexington’s own Dane Key less than three weeks after former defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale left UK for Ann Arbor, however? There’s something to that. Friday evening, the four-star wide receiver out of Frederick Douglass High School announced…

Read More

May 12, 2021

Depth Chart Podcast: Game Changers

KSR 1:55pm May 12, 2021 5/12/21 Comments Disabled

4 categories

3 tags

Freddie Maggard focuses his attention on a few game changers, both for better and for worse, in this week’s Depth Chart Podcast. Steve Clinkscale leaves a large void on the coaching staff shortly after the team lost six defensive starters to the NFL. Freddie breaks down how the program will be impacted by the significant…

Read More

May 11, 2021

What Steve Clinkscale’s Departure Means for Kentucky

Nick Roush 11:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

2 categories

2 tags

Editor’s Note: The following post was initially written prior to the report that Clinkscale is leaving Lexington. It has been revised to reflect what the Cats must do without Clinkscale on Stoops’ staff.  One of Mark Stoops’ top assistants is leaving Lexington to accept a similar role on the Michigan coaching staff. Jim Harbaugh has…

Read More

Who Mark Stoops may target to fill Steve Clinkscale’s absence

Nick Roush 6:00pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

2 categories

3 tags

Mark Stoops’ staff received an unexpected shakeup on Tuesday when Steve Clinkscale departed the program to join Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Michigan. An exceptional recruiter that developed UK’s pass defense into one of the best in the SEC, finding a suitable replacement will be difficult for a few reasons, but there are some interesting potential…

Read More

Replacing Steve Clinkscale

Freddie Maggard 3:30pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

3 categories

3 tags

Kentucky defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale is apparently off to Michigan. Kentucky’s secondary has been a team strength for the past three years. The Wildcats finished the 2019 and 2020 season ranked as the SEC’s top pass defense. It also led the league with 16 interceptions a year ago which was good enough to lead…

Read More

Steve Clinkscale reportedly accepts coaching position at Michigan

Nick Roush 12:23pm May 11, 2021 5/11/21

3 categories

2 tags

One of Mark Stoops’ most important assistant coaches is leaving Lexington. Steve Clinkscale has reportedly agreed to join Jim Harbuagh’s staff at the University of Michigan. According to Sam Webb of 247 Sports, Clinkscale will be the defensive passing game coordinator defensive backs coach for the Wolverines. The three-year deal offers Clinkscale an opportunity to be…

Read More

May 7, 2021

Kentucky DB coach Steve Clinkscale reportedly being considered for position at Michigan

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm May 7, 2021 5/7/21

3 categories

3 tags

One of Kentucky Football’s star recruiters is a candidate to take a new job. According to Nick Baumgardner of The Athletic, Wildcats defensive backs coach, Steve Clinkscale, is reportedly being considered to replace former Michigan co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs coach, Maurice Linguist, for the same position with the Wolverines. Fully expect, per source, that Kentucky DB coach Steve…

Read More

March 25, 2021

Mark Stoops on Steve Clinkscale, Jon Sumrall’s promotions

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

2 categories

2 tags

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…

Read More

March 22, 2021

Jon Sumrall, Steve Clinkscale receive promotions

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

2 categories

3 tags

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…

Read More