Big Blue Nation is feeling optimistic about Governor's Cup matchup

11/27/2015 06:27 PM

A lot is on the line for the UK football team this weekend against Louisville and, after a rough patch in the second half of the season, there may still be a lot of questions that still need to be answered. But what has UK fans feeling good about the game with the Cards on Saturday? KSTV asked.  Read more 

What kind of crowd will UK get for Governor's Cup showdown?

11/24/2015 12:06 AM

Photo: UK Athletics It’s been a frustrating season for the UK football team, especially in the last half of the year. A five-game losing streak had fans waiting seven weeks between wins and the last two crowds at Commonwealth Stadium weren’t all that inspiring. But will Big Blue Nation show up strong for Saturday’s showdown with in-state rival Louisville? KSTV discussed.  Read more 

For Kentucky to succeed, offensive playcalling must improve

11/21/2015 09:17 AM

Photo: UK Athletics There are 127 FBS football teams. As of today, Kentucky ranks 99th in total offense and 109th in scoring offense. If there’s any chance of saving this season with wins over Charlotte and Louisville, it’s going to take a lot more than just a change at quarterback. The Cats need to see some improvement in their gameplan and the playcalling of first-year coordinator Shannon Dawson.  Read more 

Teammates believe in Drew Barker

11/19/2015 09:26 PM

What can we expect from Drew Barker's first start?

11/19/2015 05:39 PM

Redshirt freshman quarterback Drew Barker will make his first career start Saturday against Charlotte and will look to snap UK’s offense out of serious funk.

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KENTUCKY @ VANDERBILT | Comeback falls short as Cats lose 21-17

11/14/2015 04:01 PM

NASHVILLE, TN — In a game of countless missed opportunities, Kentucky’s’ second-half rally came up short at Vanderbilt, falling 21-17 to extend the Wildcats’ losing streak to five straight games. After starting the season 4-1, Kentucky now finds itself 4-6 overall, 2-6 in the SEC, and must win its last two games at home against Charlotte and archrival Louisville in order to become bowl eligible for the first time in five seasons. The loss also drops the Wildcats to last... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | "McKees to the Game" vs. Vanderbilt

11/14/2015 09:03 AM

NASHVILLE, TN — The Kentucky Wildcats (4-5, 2-5 SEC) have a huge road matchup against the Vanderbilt Commodores (3-6, 1-4 SEC) today with more than just another victory on the line. A win would snap the Wildcats’ four-game losing streak and move UK within one game of becoming bowl eligible for the first time in five years. A loss would drop Kentucky to 4-6 on the season, forcing the Cats to win their last two games vs. Charlotte and Louisville... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Is Vanderbilt a "must-win" game to go bowling?

11/14/2015 08:36 AM

NASHVILLE, TN — A Week 11 matchup with Vanderbilt (3-6, 1-4 SEC) looked like an easy win for the Kentucky Wildcats (4-5, 2-4 SEC) in the preseason. But, oh, how things have changed. UK’s four-game losing streak combined with Commodores suddenly much-improved defense has made Saturday’s 4:00 p.m. ET matchup in Nashville anything but an automatic victory for the Wildcats. Adding to the storyline its Kentucky’s quest to become bowl eligible for the first time in five years. A win in... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Boom Williams ready to return vs. Vanderbilt

11/13/2015 04:47 PM

LEXINGTON — Kentucky will get its “Boom” back on offense when the Wildcats square off against the Vanderbilt Commodores on Saturday afternoon in Nashville. Star UK running back Stanley “Boom” Williams was a full participant in practice this week and will return to game action for the first time this weekend since suffering an elbow injury in the first half against Tennessee on Oct. 31. “He’s looked fine,” head coach Mark Stoops of Williams after practice on Thursday. “He really has. He... Read more 

UK football staying active with top football prospects

11/12/2015 06:09 PM

Justin Rowland from gives his thoughts on the latest list of targets and also expands on an article he published on Cats Illustrated that says there are internal frustrations with UK’s High Performance program.

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