Football

UK FOOTBALL | Wildcats Help Run High School Friday Night Lights Camp

06/22/2018 10:45 PM

Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington hosted it’s first-ever “Friday Night Lights Camp,” for youngsters to learn fundamentals in all football positions. Several Kentucky football Wildcats including Benny Snell, Jr and Kash Daniels were at the camp, to serve as “counselors,” teaching various drills to help kids grow their skill set. Benny Snell, Jr explained how excited he was for the opportunity to serve as a mentor to the campers.  Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Former Wildcats Honored with KY Pro Football Induction

06/22/2018 09:31 AM

The annual Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame is hosting it’s official induction ceremony this weekend. From a ring ceremony to a golf outing fundraiser at Kearney Hills Golf Links in Lexington to the induction ceremony at the Lexington Opera House on Friday, June 22nd. The Kentucky Pro Football 2018 Hall of Fame class includes several former Kentucky Wildcats: Guy Morriss – UK head coach (2001-2002) and Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Coach (1997–2000) Wesley Woodyard – UK Linebacker (2004-2007); Denver Broncos (2008-2013); Tennessee... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Champ Kelly Returns to Lexington to Host Football Camp

06/15/2018 10:39 AM

Former University of Kentucky football wide receiver & defensive back, Anthony “Champ” Kelly is back in Kentucky for the weekend, hosting his two-day ‘C.H.A.M.P CAMP’ at Tates Creek High School in Lexington. Kelly says his camp offers football instruction, while also hoping to set the campers up for future success on & off the field. Kelly graduated from UK in 2001 and has held his annual camp in Kentucky since 2010. Champ on being back in KY: Champ explains the goal for... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Coach Mark Stoops Night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark

06/13/2018 03:23 PM

The Lexington Legends baseball team hosted ‘Coach Mark Stoops Night’ at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night, as the Kansas City Royals single-A affiliate faced off with the Columbia Fireflies, an affiliate of the New York Mets. Lexington won 2-1, in a shortened game due to rain. The first 1,000 fans through the gates received a Stoops Bobblehead and Coach Stoops himself was on-hand to toss out the ceremonial first pitch. Afterwards, Stoops spoke with the media and said he hadn’t practiced... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Sitting Down With Recruiting Coordinator Vince Marrow

06/06/2018 01:42 PM

Vince Marrow is an assistant coach for the Kentucky Football team, serving as the Recruiting Coordinator, NFL Liaison and working with the tight ends. He was hired by Head Coach Mark Stoops in December, 2012 and has been with the team ever since. He sat down with KSTV in a two-part series to discuss the state of football at the University of Kentucky this off-season. Part 1: Part 2: UK Football kicks off their 2018 schedule at home against Central Michigan on September... Read more 

Kentucky football player arraigned on drug charges

05/24/2018 02:39 PM

A Kentucky football player has been arrested and arraigned on drug charges. According to Lexington Police, Marcus Walker now faces several charges in connection with possession of marijuana and cocaine. The drugs were found inside Walker’s home by an officer on Wednesday night after responding to a disturbance call. A police citation indicates the responding officer found 5 lb. of marijuana, an ounce of cocaine and a large amount of cash. Walker, a redshirt junior safety, saw action in 12 of 13 games... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Interest Growing For In-State Prospect

05/22/2018 03:09 PM

UK Football recruiting in the state is heating up along with the temperatures. One player Mark Stoops and his staff have their eyes on: Wandale Robinson. Robinson is a versatile athlete from Western Hills High in Frankfort. He is considered a 3-star by 24/7 Sports and the ninth all-purpose back in the country for the class of 2019. Robinson is 5’9.5” and 179 lbs. and holds offers from Duke, Kentucky, Michigan, Virginia, Cincinnati, Purdue and others. KSTV visited Western Hills to talk with... Read more 

UK Football | Former Wildcat QB Freddie Maggard Added To The Staff

05/21/2018 06:10 PM

Former Kentucky quarterback Freddie Maggard (1988-91) has joined Mark Stoops’ support staff with the UK Football team. Maggard had spent time in the media, as a part of the UK Football pregame show, and on “Monday Morning Quarterback” with the voice of the Wildcats Tom Leach, a writer and even a few appearances on Spectrum News. He will serve as the Director of Player Development for the football team. It will include character development, community work, helping players find internships... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Blue Beats White In Spring Football Game

04/16/2018 06:57 PM

Sophomore running back A.J. Rose rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns as the Blue (offense) beat the White (defense) 45-32 in Kentucky football team’s annual Blue-White Game Friday night at Kroger Field. Rose, who carried 15 times for 37 yards during his redshirt freshman season in 2017, had five carries of 10 yards or more and scored three of the game’s five touchdowns. Sophomore Quarterbacks Gunnar Hoak and Terry Wilson each spent time with the first-team offense, producing similar results. Hoak... Read more 

Freshman DeAndre Square Impressing In Spring Camp

04/09/2018 04:35 PM

With UK’s linebacker group getting hit hard with injuries in spring camp, it’s provided an opportunity to early enrollee freshman DeAndre Square. And it’s an opportunity he’s made the most of, according to his coaches and teammates.  Read more 

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