Football

Stoops on Michigan rumors: "I'm very committed to UK"

12/23/2014 08:18 PM

The Michigan Wolverines are searching for a head coach and some reports had Mark Stoops mentioned as a potential candidate. UK’s head coach was asked about those rumors Monday and he explained his commitment to the school.  Read more 

Stoops: There will be a competition at quarterback

12/23/2014 08:07 PM

In a press conference yesterday addressing the hiring of new offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson, UK head coach Mark Stoops was asked about the quarterback position for next season. Stoops explained that, like every position on the field, there will be a competition to decide the starter.  Read more 

What does new offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson mean for recruiting?

12/22/2014 07:43 PM

Mark Stoops discussed he hiring of offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson Monday afternoon and said that it’s a return to the program’s roots, in terms of offensive philosophy/ But, what does it mean for recruiting? Rivals’com’s Justin Rowland explains.  Read more 

Stoops says Shannon Dawson goes back to the offensive roots of UK football

12/22/2014 02:24 PM

During a press conference today, UK head coach Mark Stoops discussed the hiring of Shannon Dawson as the team’s new offensive coordinator and said that his philosophy is a return to the offensive roots of the program.  Read more 

Shannon Dawson officially introduced as UK offensive coordinator

12/19/2014 01:36 PM

UK press release: Shannon Dawson, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at West Virginia University, will join the Kentucky football staff in the same roles, Head Coach Mark Stoops announced Friday. “I’m very excited to bring Shannon Dawson to the University of Kentucky,” Stoops said. “He has done a great job in helping build programs to success on every level. I’ve been impressed with the balance of West Virginia’s offense and how difficult they are to defend. I love the continuity he will... Read more 

Take a look at the major changes underway at Commonwealth Stadium

12/18/2014 08:11 PM

The major renovation project at Commonwealth Stadium is underway and KSTV took a tour today to see the progress. Take a look at how the home of UK football is taking shape for the 2014 season.  Read more 

Shannon Dawson to be UK's new offensive coordinator

12/17/2014 09:06 PM

Mark Stoops has his man, according to FootballScoop.com. West Virginia offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Shannon Dawson is set to replace Neal Brown as UK’s offensive coordinator. Last year, Dawon’s third as coordinator, the Mountaineers ranked 9th nationally in passing offense and 42nd in rushing offense, good for 11th total offense nationally. A formal announcement is expected on Friday. Read more 

Drake Jackson ready to take UK to the next level

12/17/2014 08:02 PM

Drake Jackson is the latest high-profile in-state player to commit to Kentucky and Mark Stoops. And he says he wants to reach heights that this program has never seen during his time as a Wildcat.  Read more 

A one-on-one conversation with UK football commit C.J. Conrad

12/11/2014 09:18 AM

The UK football team will look to take a big step forward and tight end CJ Conrad may be a big reason why. KSTV talked with the four-star commitment about what he thinks Mark Stoops wants in an offensive coordinator and what he sees in the future for the program.  Read more 

What do you want in an offensive coordinator?

12/03/2014 03:17 PM

With his third year set to begin with real expectations for this first time, Mark Stoops’ choice of an offensive coordinator is extremely important. What is UK’s head coach looking for in that role and what do fans want to see? KSTV discusses.  Read more 

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