Football

Highlights of UK's 59-14 win over UT-Martin

08/30/2014 06:26 PM

The Cats opened their season in a big way with a 59-14 win over Tennessee-Martin. Did you miss any of the action? KSTV has you covered with highlights below.  Read more 

Kentucky dominates UT Martin in the season opener

08/30/2014 03:42 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats started off the 2014 season with a bang. UK defeated UT Martin 59-14 on Saturday, scoring more points than the last three season opener’s combined. Sophomore quarterback Patrick Towles took full control of the offense, completing 20-of-29 passes for 377 yards and one touchdown. Towles also ran in a touchdown himself in the third quarterback. Towles cemented himself as the starting quarterback, and head coach Mark Stoops said at halftime that he was most impressed by the sophomore’s... Read more 

UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart previews the 2014 football season

08/29/2014 06:00 PM

University of Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart is very optimistic about the 2014 football team, especially with a strong offensive and defensive line.

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Justin Rowland takes a look at a big recruiting weekend for UK football

08/28/2014 10:35 PM

When the UK football team kicks off their season this weekend, they’ll also look to continue a run of success on the recruiting trail. Justin Rowland from Rivals.com has the latest in the world of UK football recruiting.  Read more 

UT-Martin head coach Jason Simpson talks with UK about his team's opener with UK

08/28/2014 09:22 PM

The UK football team opens their season Saturday with the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks, who are led by head coach Jason Simpson. He joined KSTV today to talk about the challenge and opportunity that Kentucky presents and what he wants to see from his team.  Read more 

A conversation with Patrick Towles' private quarterback coach, Donny Walker

08/28/2014 08:57 PM

Patrick Towles had to redefine his game in order to become UK’s starting quarterbacks. One of the coaches responsible for his transformation is Donny Walker, a quarterbacks coach who worked with Towles all summer. He discussed his improvement and what UK fans will see this season.  Read more 

UK's offense wants to play faster this season

08/28/2014 02:06 PM

With a new quarterback, new receivers and another year in the system of offensive coordinator Neal Brown, the UK football team hopes to play faster on offense. Head coach Mark Stoops and quarterback Patrick Towles explained.  Read more 

The Voice of the Wildcats, Tom Leach, previews UK football season

08/27/2014 08:38 PM

Mark Stoops will begin his second season with UK on Saturday afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium while “The Voice of the Wildcats”, Tom Leach, will get his 18th year underway. Leach joined KSTV today to preview the season ahead for the UK football team.  Read more 

Stoops: Patrick Towles doesn't need to put any pressure on himself

08/27/2014 08:30 PM

When sophomore quarterback Patrick Towles takes the field Saturday, he says he’ll be ready to perform and has earned the trust of his teammates. His head coach, Mark Stoops, says he just wants him to play relaxed and make the plays like he does in practice.  Read more 

Mark Stoops disputes CBS' ranking of the Stoops' brothers as players

08/27/2014 08:27 PM

CBS Sports went through each FBS coach and ranked them according to their playing career. UK head coach Mark Stoops checked in at #63. His brother Bob, the coach at Oklahoma, landed at #15. Mark did not agree with those rankings.  Read more 

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