Football

Charles Walker preparing for big senior season

04/19/2017 05:58 PM

Wide receiver Charles Walker is getting ready to enter his final season at UK. The former walk-on from Louisville saw his role increase last season, specifically on special teams as a punt returner. Walker enters this season as one of the leaders of the receiving group and has high expectations for himself. While he caught just four passes for 34 yards last season, he is confident that he can have a much bigger role in Eddie Gran’s offense this season. Clayton... Read more 

Former UK quarterback Patrick Towles works out for Cincinnati Bengals

04/18/2017 07:30 PM

Former Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles was back near his hometown Tuesday as he worked out for the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Spectrum News’ Kaci Kust was there and has more.  Read more 

Recapping a strong spring for Kentucky Football

04/17/2017 05:56 PM

Friday night’s spring game marked the end of spring football for Kentucky. The Blue team beat the White team 31-14 behind strong performances from Sihiem King and Gunnar Hoak. King rushed for a game-high 107 yards on 19 carries, while scoring two touchdowns. Hoak, who played for both teams, threw for 174 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for a score. Overall, Mark Stoops was pleased with what his team accomplished during the spring and he has high expectations... Read more 

Backup quarterback Hoak shines in UK football spring game

04/14/2017 11:24 PM

The Blue team defeated the white team, 31-14 in UK football’s spring game Friday night at Commonwealth Stadium. The two teams entered the half tied at 14 behind rushing touchdowns from Benny Snell and Sihiem King, but it was redshirt freshman quarterback Gunnar Hoak who was the star. Hoak suited up for both teams and completed 16 of his 24 passes for 174 yards 2 touchdowns. He also had a 5-yard touchdown run. You can see... Read more 

Justin Rowland previews Spring Game, updates Jarren Williams' recruitment

04/13/2017 05:45 PM

We are less than 24 hours away from Kentucky football’s annual spring game held at Commonwealth Stadium. The scrimmage gives fans the opportunity to get an early look at this year’s team. Coming off of a seven win season that included a bowl appearance, their is a lot of buzz surrounding the program. Quarterback Stephen Johnson and running back Benny Snell are returning and expected to lead the Wildcat offense, while the defense features several star returners in Jordan Jones,... Read more 

Justin Rowland with the latest on UK football recruiting

04/06/2017 07:30 PM

Justin Rowland of CatsIllustrated.com joined KSTV Thursday to take a look at a pair of Florida targets who will visit for the spring game, as well as a two-sport star who will be on campus soon.  Read more 

Dorian Baker hoping for a big senior season

04/04/2017 06:04 PM

Dorian Baker is entering his final season as a Kentucky Wildcat. The Ohio native was UK’s leading receiver as a sophomore in 2015 before battling injuries last season and recording the worst statistical year of his career. With 88 catches and over 1,000 yards in his first three seasons, he’ll likely enter the top 10 of UK’s career list in those categories by the end of the year. And his final spring camp is settng up for a... Read more 

Alex Reigelsperger recaps visit to Kentucky

04/03/2017 06:44 PM

It was a big recruiting weekend for Kentucky football. Alex Reigelsperger, a 2018 defensive end commitment from Dayton, Ohio, came to Lexington with two highly ranked 2018 recruits from the buckeye state. Reigelsperger brought wide receiver Blue Smith and linebacker Xavier Peters with him, in hopes of convincing them to commit to Kentucky. Reigelsperger has been the lead recruiter for the 2018 class over the last few weeks as UK looks to continue to grow the 2018 class. Reigelsperger talked... Read more 

Catching up with former Wildcat Champ Kelly

03/31/2017 05:40 PM

Spectrum News’ Lyndsey Gough spent the afternoon hanging out with former Kentucky football player Champ Kelly in Lexington. Kelly played wide receiver and defensive back for Kentucky from 1998-2001. He is now the Director of Pro Scouting for the Chicago Bears. Kelly talked with Gough about his thoughts on the Kentucky football and his role developing and scouting players in the Chicago Bears organization. In 2010, Kelly and his wife founded a nonprofit organization called Heart Power Inc. The organization... Read more 

Who is the next commitment for UK football?

03/30/2017 09:50 PM

One of UK’s top recruits in the 2018 class, Alex Reigelsperger, announced this week that he will enroll early at the school. He also hinted that another commitment could be on the way for the Cats. KSTV talked with Justin Rowland about who that may be and much more.  Read more 

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