Football

Four-Star Cornerback Commits to Kentucky

08/16/2017 08:40 PM

Kentucky football added another big player to its 2018 class Wednesday evening. Four-star 2018 cornerback Stanley Garner picked Kentucky over Louisville and Alabama. Rivals.com ranks Garner as the No. 31 cornerback in the 2018 class. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida native stands at 6-foot-3, weighing 180 pounds. Garner becomes the 17th commitment in Kentucky’s 2018 class, which now features four four-star prospects (per Rivals.com’s rankings). Garner is the second defensive back commitment, joining Domonique Williams, a three-star defensive back from Highland, Kansas.... Read more 

Eddie Gran concerned about depth at running back

08/16/2017 07:48 PM

Even with the emergence of Benny Snell as the primary running back, the UK coaching staff is turning to AJ Rose and Sihiem King to find a role in their offense. As of now, offensive coordinator Eddie Gran says both are having issues with consistency.  Read more 

WATCH: Kentucky Defensive Coaches Post-Practice Interviews

08/16/2017 05:30 PM

Kentucky football camp rolls on as we are now only 17 days away from kickoff against Southern Miss. Members of Kentucky’s defensive coaching staff, including defensive coordinator Matt House, defensive line coach Derrick LeBlanc and defensive backs coach Steve Clinkscale, spoke with the media after practice. Watch Matt House talk about his defense’s growth so far during fall camp: Watch Derrick LeBlanc talk about sophomore defensive end T.J. Carter: Watch Steve Clinkscale talk about the freshmen in Kentucky’s secondary and how... Read more 

SEC Network's Cole Cubelic Weighs in on Cole Mosier's Injury

08/15/2017 05:53 PM

Kentucky’s offensive line took a big hit over the weekend when senior offensive tackle Cole Mosier tore his ACL during Saturday’s scrimmage. Mosier, who is one of the leaders on the offensive line, will miss the 2017 season. He does not have any remaining eligibility left at Kentucky, ending his career at UK. Former Auburn offensive lineman and current SEC Network analyst Cole Cubelic talked with KSTV about how Mosier’s loss impacts the offensive line.  Read more 

Is Landon Young Ready to Step Up?

08/15/2017 05:40 PM

Sophomore offensive tackle Landon Young is expected to be the starter at left tackle heading into Kentucky’s season opener at Southern Miss. The former five-star prospect started three games last season and gained valuable experience from his time on the field. Replacing Cole Mosier will be no easy task for Young. Mosier started 10 games at left tackle in 2016 and came into this season as one of the leaders of the offensive line. Will Young be ready to step... Read more 

Landon Young Ready to Start at Left Tackle in 2017

08/15/2017 02:22 PM

With news breaking Monday that senior offensive tackle Cole Mosier’s Kentucky career was over with a torn ACL, sophomore Landon Young is expected to be the starter for week one when Kentucky takes on Southern Miss. Young started three games last season as a true freshman. His first game action came against Florida, when he was thrown into the fire during the Gators’ 45-7 whooping of the Wildcats. The experience Young gained his freshman season have him ready to take... Read more 

Derek Willis invited to USA Men’s AmeriCup Training Camp

08/15/2017 10:32 AM

Former Kentucky and current Detroit Pistons forward Derek Willis has been invited to participate in USA basketball’s men’s AmeriCup training camp. Willis is one of 16 players to receive an invitation. Of the 16 players, Willis is the only one who played college basketball last season. The training camp will take place August 17-24 at the University of Houston. The 12-man roster will be named before the team leaves on August 24th. The AmeriCup team will be coached by former... Read more 

UK Football: What We Know from Saturday's Scrimmage

08/14/2017 06:42 PM

Kentucky football held its first scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday. None of the coaches were particularly pleased with the team’s play. “In my eyes it was just an OK scrimmage,” said Stoops. “I feel like we have a lot of work to do. Good thing we still have three weeks.” Kentucky kicks off the season at Southern Miss on September 2 at 4 p.m. ET. TJ Beisner, Bradley McKee and Clayton Abernathy discuss their takeaways from what the coaches had to... Read more 

UK Football: Senior Offensive Tackle Cole Mosier Suffers Torn ACL

08/14/2017 03:48 PM

Senior offensive tackle Cole Mosier suffered a torn ACL during Kentucky football’s scrimmage on Saturday. The injury ends Mosier’s career at Kentucky. Senior OT ColeMosier71</a> suffered a torn ACL in Saturday&#39;s scrimmage and will miss the 2017 season, ending his UK career. <a href="https://t.co/ZQ6gNyL6R3">pic.twitter.com/ZQ6gNyL6R3</a></p>&mdash; Kentucky Football (UKFootball) August 14, 2017 “We’re extremely disappointed about Cole’s injury,” Coach Mark Stoops said. “He has been with us all five seasons we’ve been at Kentucky. He helped set the example of hard work that... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL: Coach Stoops post-scrimmage comments

08/12/2017 04:52 PM

Coach Stoops said today’s scrimmage was “just an OK scrimmage” and that it’s a good thing they still have three weeks because two weeks would be pushing it. He did say he saw some good things at times from both sides of the ball but also some sloppy things. Watch Coach Stoops post-scrimmage comments:  Read more 

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