Football

Trying to make sense of the UK-EKU bar fight

01/28/2015 07:30 PM

The UK football offseason took an ugly turn Tuesday when reports surfaced that an EKU football player was hospitalized, allegedly at the hands of three Wildcats. KSTV’s Thomas Beisner and Mark Krebs tried to make sense of the situation and look at where everything went wrong.  Read more 

Is it time to panic with UK's 2015 recruiting class?

01/28/2015 06:00 PM

On Tuesday’s KSTV, the question was asked if UK’s recruiting momentum seems to be dissipating as we head toward National Signing Day. Twenty-four hours later, the needle had moved a lot closer to panic with the de-commitment of four-star twins Andrew and David Dowell.  Read more 

One week from National Signing Day, Justin Rowland gives an update on UK recruiting

01/27/2015 08:38 PM

The UK football team is closing in on another National Signing Day under Mark Stoops and it seems as if the trademark momentum may not be as strong as it has been in years past. KSTV talked with Rivals.com’s Justin Rowland about that notion and what to expect from the 2015 group.  Read more 

Is this National Signing Day lacking the usual anticipation for UK?

01/27/2015 06:52 PM

Mark Stoops and his staff have made the National Signing Day a big-time event for UK football fans the past few years. The same buzz doesn’t seem to be hanging around this year’s recruiting holiday though.  Read more 

Shannon Dawson, UK run game move on without Braylon Heard

01/16/2015 09:58 AM

Even with Braylon Heard opting to enter the NFL Draft early, the UK backfield should be one of the most talented positions on the team. KSTV discussed the impact of Heard’s decision and Shannon Dawson’s comments on how he plans to use the ground game at UK.  Read more 

Bud Dupree hopes to be remembered as one of the best ever

01/15/2015 07:12 PM

Alvin “Bud” Dupree left an impression during his four years at UK and now he’s off to the NFL, where he’s set to be a first round pick. KSTV caught up with him this week at an autograph signing in Lexington, where he told us he hopes to be remembered as one of the best of all-time.  Read more 

New UK offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson explains what "Air Raid" means to him

01/14/2015 07:30 PM

Shannon Dawson met with the media for the first time Wednesday as UK’s new offensive coordinator and the conversation quickly turned to offensive philosophy. After Neal Brown’s “Air Raid” offense didn’t necessarily air it out, Dawson was asked what he would consider “Air Raid”. This was his response. Dawson comes to UK with a reputation as a developer of quarterbacks and he was also asked what he’ll be looking for from the player that takes the snaps next season.  Read more 

UK running back Braylon Heard declares for NFL Draft

01/14/2015 05:12 PM

UK junior running back Braylon Heard has declared for the NFL, according to Jen Smith of the Lexington Herald-Leader. Last year, in his only season as a Wildcat, Heard carried the ball 73 times for 368 yards (5.0 ypc) and 4 TDs. In two seasons at Nebraska, Heard carried the ball 77 times for 462 yards and 4 touchdowns. He is rated by NFLDraftScout.com as the 21st-best available running back. Read more 

Matt Elam says there's still time for Damien Harris to "think about it" and flip to UK

01/09/2015 02:24 PM

UK defensive tackle Matt Elam, now slimmed down to 354 pounds, stopped by to check out the announcement of five-star running back Damien Harris. Elam was there to support his friend, but joked that the Alabama commit may end up changing his mind.  Read more 

Damien Harris picks Alabama

01/09/2015 02:23 PM

Five-star running back Damien Harris picked Alabama over Kentucky and Ohio State at a press conference today at his school. The Madison Southern star ran for 1,576 yards and 23 touchdowns on only 97 carries as a senior. His 6,717 career rushing yards rank 14th all-time in Kentucky high school football history and his 111 rushing touchdownsare second only to Domonique Hayden (Lexington Christian).  Read more 

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