Football

UK Football | Up to 10 freshmen could play against UL-Lafayette

08/28/2015 04:13 PM

LEXINGTON — The University of Kentucky football team will enjoy a mix of both veteran and young talent during the 2015 season, and head coach Mark Stoops named eight true freshmen after Thursday’s practice that will “definitely” see the field this fall: Chris Westry (CB) Derrick Baity (CB) Jordan Jones (LB) Eli Brown (LB) Josh Allen (LB) C.J. Conrad (TE) George Asafo-Adjei (OT) Sihiem King (RB) Stoops added that wide receivers Tavin Richardson and Jabari Greenwood are also “in the mix.” “We feel good about those guys,” Stoops said... Read more 

UK Football | SEC Network picks Cats to go 8-4, beat Florida and Louisville in 2015

08/27/2015 06:00 PM

LEXINGTON — Expectations are running high in Lexington for the University of Kentucky football team. Big Blue Nation is already expecting a good season from the Wildcats, but the SEC Network is even more optimistic about UK’s chances in 2015. The station’s football experts broke down Kentucky’s 2015 schedule and picked the Wildcats to go 8-4 this season. Yes, 8-4!!! The only games UK was picked to lose where its four against top-25 opponents: at home against No. 6 Auburn (Oct. 15),... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Is it safe to feel optimistic about the 2015 season?

08/26/2015 05:45 PM

LEXINGTON — Rave reviews followed the University of Kentucky football team at the end of spring practices this year, but a fall camp riddled with injuries, suspension, and transfers has put a bit of a damper on the positive vibes surrounding the program. As the Wildcats officially begin prep work for their season-opening game against Louisiana Lafayette this week, is it still safe to feel optimistic about UK’s chances in 2015? Larry Glover of “Larry Glover Live” on 590 WVLK joined... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Cats ready to finish camp, prep for LA-Lafayette

08/26/2015 05:07 PM

LEXINGTON — School’s in session, and opening-game prep is officially underway for the University of Kentucky football team. The Wildcats kick off the regular season against the Ragin’ Cajuns of Louisiana Lafayette one week from Saturday (Sept. 5), and the coaches are reminding the players to remain focused through all the distractions that come at the beginning of a new school year. “Typically today when school starts, there’s a lot more distractions,” offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson told the media after Tuesday’s practice.... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Learning from the top-3 moments of 2014

08/25/2015 07:13 PM

LEXINGTON — Despite not making a bowl game, the University of Kentucky football team produced plenty of memorable moments for the faithful fans of Big Blue Nation. KSTV recounted its favorite moments from the 2014 season on Tuesday’s show, and here are our top three: 1. Jojo Kemp runs wild in UK’s 45-38 victory over South Carolina 2. Boom Williams’ field-reversing touchdown in overtime against Florida 3. Patrick Towles’ breakout game against No. 1 Mississippi State What can the individual players and UK team... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Transfers denied, linebacker depth takes another hit

08/25/2015 06:04 PM

NCAA rules Nebraska transfers Courtney Love (MLB) and Greg Hart (TE) ineligible for the 2015 season.

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UK FOOTBALL | Hendrix, Hytchye choose to transfer

08/24/2015 06:12 PM

LEXINGTON — With just under two weeks left until the start of the 2015 season, a pair of Kentucky Football players have decided to transfer out of the program. A UK Athletics spokeswoman confirmed this afternoon that redshirt freshman linebacker Dorian Hendrix and junior cornerback Jaleel Hytchye are both leaving the Kentucky football team. Hendrix redshirted last season and had not yet played a live down for the Wildcats. He was listed as a second-string middle linebacker behind Josh Forrest... Read more 

Kentucky football team takes time out for Special Olympics

08/23/2015 11:33 PM

On the heels of a night practice that was scheduled to correct a pair of dismal efforts during the day, the Kentucky football team took a break from their season preparations Sunday to welcome in a group of athletes for an afternoon of fun. A group of Special Olympics football players stopped by the Tim Couch Practice Field to play a little flag football with the UK football team and enjoy lunch together. Mark Stoops said afterward that it was... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Cats earn redemption with redo after dark

08/23/2015 05:07 PM

UK coaches and players called it the best practice of fall camp and a night to remember for the rest of the season.

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UK FOOTBALL | Mark Stoops still angry after second scrimmage

08/22/2015 04:48 PM

LEXINGTON — After mostly positive reviews through the first two weeks of fall practices, the University of Kentucky football staff has been unimpressed with the team’s play the last two days, especially after a disappointing scrimmage on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. “Really, I’m disappointed — disappointed with our effort the last two days,” head coach Mark Stoops told media members after the scrimmage. “I talked about it last night when we got done after practice. I thought we’d come back and... Read more 

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