Football

Meet Bryan Hudson, the Scott County freshman with a UK offer

04/29/2016 08:52 PM

He’s only fifteen years old and has just one year of high school football under his belt, but Scott County freshman offensive lineman Bryan Hudson earned a scholarship offer from the University of Kentucky last week. KSTV had a chance to sit down with Bryan, as well as Scott County head coach Jim McKee, to talk about why Kentucky’s coaches see so much promise in him.  Read more 

Former Wildcats hoping to hear their names called during NFL Draft

04/28/2016 11:15 PM

The NFL Draft got underway Thursday night in Chicago with the first round and will continue on through Saturday. No Wildcats are expected to be picked in the draft’s first two days, but a handful of players are hoping to hear their names called in the final rounds on Saturday. KSTV looked at a few players who have a chance to make a roster and stick around next season.  Read more 

What Stoops is looking for to round out the coaching staff

04/28/2016 08:00 PM

With spring camp concluded, head football coach Mark Stoops now has a chance to fill out his staff after the departure of Andy Buh. Recent reports are linking the UK coach to former Eastern Kentucky head coach Dean Hood. Hood spent eight years in charge of the Colonels’ football program before he was let go earlier this year. He currently holds the title of assistant head coach and tight ends coach for Charlotte. Cats Illustrated’s Justin Rowland explains what traits he believes... Read more 

The latest on UK football recruiting with Justin Rowland

04/21/2016 04:46 PM

Photo: NFL.com Fresh off of last week’s spring game, the UK football program is set to host a big visitor in Nebraska transfer Kevin Williams. Justin Rowland from Rivals.com shares the latest on his recruitment, as well as a handful of other targets the Cats are after.  Read more 

Stoops hoping summer holds no disciplinary surprises

04/19/2016 05:28 PM

Photo: UK Athletics With a successful spring game wrapped up and the annual spring game in the books, the UK football team now moves into the summer looking to continue their progress. Mark Stoops says he expects that to be on the players minds and that he wants them to all conduct themselves in a respectable manner off the field.  Read more 

Luxury tailgating experience coming to Commonwealth Stadium

04/18/2016 11:59 PM

Photo: UK Athletics The University of Kentucky announced on Monday the addition of a luxury tailgating area at Commonwealth Stadium that will allow fans to rent an on-site living space outside the stadium each game Press release: The 1865 Club will open this fall featuring luxury tailgating suites that can accommodate up to 30 guests. Each private suite will have approximately 300 feet of indoor entertainment space, with a kitchen, four high-definition televisions, heat and air, a full-size refrigerator, and half-bath. Each suite... Read more 

Blue team tops White squad in UK Spring Game

04/16/2016 09:45 PM

Photo: UK Athletics For this first time since 2014, UK football fans had a chance to enjoy a spring game at Commonwealth Stadium and the announced crowd of over 28,000 was treated to a slew of big plays. After a slow and scoreless first half, Drew Barker connected with Ryan Timmons for a 64-yard touchdown pass to give the Blue team a 10-0 lead. A pair of touchdown runs by Sihiem King and Ditalian Tobler would put the White squad on... Read more 

A look at the UK Spring Game with Justin Rowland

04/15/2016 04:43 PM

Photo: UK Athletics The UK football team will conclude their spring practice Saturday with a spring game at Commonwealth Stadium. KSTV talked with Justin Rowland from Rivals.com about the stories to watch during the Blue-White scrimmage.  Read more 

Should UK be worried about Alabama's offer to QB commit Mac Jones?

04/12/2016 11:17 PM

Photo: CBS Sports Mac Jones gave his commitment to Kentucky very early in his recruiting process after the Cats gave him his first scholarship offer. Now, a year later, the Florida quarterback has been picking up offers left and right, but says he’s not taking any more visits and is committed to the Cats. But, with a new offer from Alabama, is it time to worry? KSTV tackles that and other topics in the latest “Fact or... Read more 

Spring Football Breakdowns: Special Teams

04/11/2016 08:00 PM

KSTV is breaking down the UK football roster for spring practice and taking a look at three questions for each position to try to answer before the fall. Next up in the series – special teams and whether or not special teams will cost UK a game this year.  Read more 

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