Football

Quarterback race becoming clearer for UK

04/17/2014 07:30 PM

Former UK quarterback Jalen Whitlow’s decision to transfer caught many in Big Blue Nation off guard. But with one last gunslinger on the roster, coaches say the QB is become clearer.  Read more 

Defense the key to UK football's improvement in 2014

04/16/2014 08:00 PM

After giving up 31 points per game last season, the UK defense is looking to make a giant step forward in its second season under coordinator D.J. Eliot. KSTV’s Ben Rainwater looks at the keys to that improvement and why the staff feels good already this spring.  Read more 

Jen Smith takes a look at UK's spring camp, Jalen Whitlow's transfer

04/16/2014 07:50 PM

With Jalen Whitlow now out of the picture, is the UK quarterback situation becoming more clear? KSTV discussed that, as well as all of the happenings of the spring football camp, with Jen Smith of the Lexington Herald-Leader.  Read more 

Mark Stoops disappointed to see quarterback Jalen Whitlow transfer

04/16/2014 10:57 AM

UK junior quarterback Jalen Whitlow will transfer, according to UK head coach Mark Stoops. Last year, Whitlow started 8 games for UK and completed 61.6% of his passes for 1,033 yards. Whitlow also rushed for 457 yards and scored 11 total touchdowns. In two years at UK, he started 15 games at quarterback. UK was 2-13 in those games. In a press release, Stoops thanked Whitlow for his contributions to the team during his time at UK, saying, “We... Read more 

Stoops pleased with progress made this week by UK football team

04/15/2014 08:02 PM

After seeing some positive signs in Saturday’s scrimmage, Mark Stoops says he’s pleased with the progress he’s seeing this week in practice and updates the quarterback situation.  Read more 

Clemons, Timmons hope to provide big impact on the football field

04/11/2014 07:00 PM

The UK football team is steadily progressing through spring practices. One Wildcat who feels the need to prove his worth this off-season is running back Josh Clemons. After a quick start to his freshman season, the 5’10 junior suffered a season ending injury against South Carolina. That injury resulted in him missing the remainder of 2011 and the entire 2012 season. Then heading into the spring of 2013, Clemons injured an achilles during and missed that entire campaign. Now, Clemons is... Read more 

Who goes? Who stays? Kyle Tucker explains

04/11/2014 05:00 PM

A few days have passed since the UK basketball team fell to UConn in the national championship game. Now, our attention shifts to spring. That means NBA Draft decisions, spring football, and recruiting updates. Below, Mark Krebs interviews Kyle Tucker of The Courier-Journal to get his opinion about which players he believes will enter the NBA draft. Kyle also updates the Big Blue Nation on what’s happening at spring football practice.  Read more 

Cats making strides on the football field

04/09/2014 05:25 PM

Coming off of a 2-10 season isn’t easy, but second year head coach Mark Stoops says his UK football team is taking positive strides in the right direction during spring practice. He met with the media after Monday’s practice to discuss the progress. One of the major questions approaching the August 30 season opener against UT Martin is who will be the man under center. Will it be one of the juniors in Maxwell Smith or Jaylen Whitlow, or will one... Read more 

Mark Stoops, UK football players discuss spring practice

04/01/2014 08:38 PM

With spring practice underway, the UK football team is getting into the full swing of things. KSTV spoke with the coaches and players about the approach and changes entering practice, who will develop as team leaders, and new faces fans should know by the season opener.  Read more 

UK's leading receiver, Javess Blue, out 3-4 months

03/31/2014 05:37 PM

As spring practice opens up for the University of Kentucky football team, the exciting time takes a bit of a hit after head coach Mark Stoops announced an injury to the team’s leading receiver. Javess Blue, who led the Wildcats last season with 586 yards and four touchdowns, will be out 3-4 months with a shoulder injury suffered during off-season workouts. Stoops says the senior will miss the remainder of the spring, but hopes to be back on the field by... Read more 

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Subscribe to email updates.

Subscribe and get the latest KSTV Sports info delivered to your inbox.