Football

UK Spring Football Preview: WR Watch

03/05/2015 06:55 PM

For our second installment of UK Spring Football Preview 2015, we’re taking a look at the Wildcats’ wide receiver corps. UK graduates two of its top receivers from 2014 in DeMarco Robinson and Javess Blue — a duo that accounted for 62 catches, 1000 yards, and 6 touchdowns last season. Returning, though, is junior Ryan Timmons who led the team in both receptions (45) and yards (536) last year. Accompanying him is the young trio of Dorian Baker, Garrett Johnson, and Blake... Read more 

UK Spring Football Preview: Should Towles Start?

03/05/2015 01:44 PM

The first six games of 2014 were great for Kentucky’s new starter at quarterback, Patrick Towles. The redshirt sophomore led the Wildcats to a 5-1 start that included wins against Vanderbilt and South Carolina, and his lone lose came in triple overtime at The Swamp in Florida. But the second half of the season was not as kind, finishing on a six-game losing streak that included close loses to then #1 Mississippi State and rival Louisville. Despite Towles already having a year... Read more 

Four-star Tennessee commitment could be ready to flip to UK

02/26/2015 06:37 PM

The UK football team is off to a big start for the 2016 class and picked up two commitments earlier this week. Justin Rowland from Rivals.com discussed where they fit into the program’s plans and also broke down the commitment of a high-profile quarterback, who could be ready to join the Mark Stoops’ class of 2016.  Read more 

The crazy idea of freshmen ineligibility

02/25/2015 07:54 PM

The Big Ten has a proposal on the table that would dramatically change college football and basketball. They’ve suggested that student-athletes take a year to adjust to being a college student and not compete on the court or field until they’re sophomores. And it’s insane.  Read more 

Avery Williamson honored as UK's celebrity "Y"

02/23/2015 11:42 AM

After an incredible rookie season, where he recorded 79 tackles and 3 sacks for the Tennessee Titans, former UK linebacker Avery Williamson was welcomed back to Lexington during Saturday’s UK-Auburn basketball game.  Read more 

Meet two Nebraska transfers ready to wear the Blue and White

02/05/2015 10:11 PM

Two of the six early enrollees for UK Football have come via Nebraska. They not only offer Kentucky some depth and talent on both sides of the ball, but experience as well. The first is Greg Hart, a big tight end who hopefully gets utilized in new offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson’s new system. The other is Courtney Love, and he’ll be playing on the other side of the ball. He’s a powerful inside linebacker looking to make an immediate impact.  Read more 

Stoops pleased with UK's 2015 recruiting class

02/05/2015 08:21 AM

It didn’t look good just a few days ago as a handful of players decommitted from the UK football program, but the staff finished with a 23-man class for 2015. It’s a group that Mark Stoops says isn’t just quality, but also fills some key positional needs and brings some much-needed size into the program.  Read more 

Watch four-star signee Eli Brown make it official with UK

02/04/2015 05:13 PM

Warren East’s four-star linebacker, Eli Brown, made it official and signed with UK today. KSTV was there for the celebration of a young man who battled an ACL injury and bounced back in a big way during his senior season.  Read more 

UK will give student-athletes full cost-of-attendance scholarships

02/04/2015 02:38 PM

The University of Kentucky announced today that they will be among the schools moving forward in support of student athletes and will provide full cost-of-attendance scholarships. The press release is below:

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Meet the UK football class of 2015: George Asafo-Adjei

02/04/2015 02:31 PM

One of UK’s early enrollees, George Asafo-Adjei is already on campus after picking the Cats over Florida, Louisville, Illinois and West Virginia. The three-star prospect checks in at 6’4”, 310 pounds and continues the trend toward large offensive lineman. Today, he met with the media.  Read more 

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