Football

A Game of Inches|UK loses a close one to Northwestern 24-23

12/29/2017 11:55 PM

What a crazy bowl game. In the first quarter it looked so promising for the cats as they drove down the field in their series and Benny Snell scores an easy touchdown to get the Cats lead 7-0 early. In the second quarter the tables turned quickly after Benny Snell gets ejection from the game for dening help for the ref using his hand to smack it away. Northwestern took advantage of the situation by handing the ball to their... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Ware Suspended from Music City Bowl

12/26/2017 05:41 PM

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops announced on Tuesday that linebacker Denzil Ware has been suspended from this week’s Music City Bowl. Stoops cited a violation of team rules. Ware has 47 total tackles this year, including nine for loss. He is also responsible for 6.5 sacks and two forced fumbles. The Wildcats (7-5) will kickoff their bowl game against No. 21 Northwestern (9-3) at 4:30 p.m. ET Friday inside Nashville’s Nissan Stadium.  Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Breaking Down 2018 Signees

12/22/2017 09:27 AM

In the first year of an early signing period for college football, the Kentucky Football staff signed 20 recruits to their 2018 class. The early signing period runs from Dec. 20-22, 2017. National Signing Day for college football is the first Wednesday in February, which falls on Feb. 7, 2018. Justin Rowland of Cats Illustrated and Rivals joined KSTV to discuss the 2018 class thus far: A full breakdown of the 20 signees can be found here . Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Cats Land Two Tight End Signees

12/20/2017 09:00 PM

During the early college football signing day period, Kentucky Football landed 20 signees. Among them, two tight ends. Keaton Upshaw is a three-star tight end from Lima, Ohio. The 6’7”, 225 pound senior ranks no. 32 for all the 2018 tight ends and 29th of all the players in the state of Ohio according to 24/7 sports. He chose UK over Louisville, Purdue, Pitt, West Virginia and others. Another tight end singing to the Cats: three-star Brendan Bates. Bates is a six-five 230... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Breaking Down Terry Wilson

12/20/2017 05:28 PM

Amid the early college football signing period, one name that has Kentucky fans excited: Terry Wilson Jr. Terry “Touchdown” Wilson is a junior college quarterback out of Garden City Community College in Kansas. The Oklahoma City-native attended Oregon prior to his junior college season. 24/7 Sports and Rivals gives Wilson three stars and ranks him the number two dual-threat Q-B coming out of JUCO. He is six-foot-three and 195 pounds and chose Kentucky over Florida, Ole Miss, Nebraska and Baylor. At... Read more 

Kentucky's Early Signing Day a Success

12/20/2017 05:09 PM

Kentucky’s first early signing day was a success. Kentucky signed 20 of its 21 commitments, with the only omission being LB Xavier Peters. Head Coach Mark Stoops and Recruiting Coordinator Vince Marrow met with the media to talk about the newest Wildcats and the first early enrollment period for college football. Terry Touchdown Enrolls Early The 20 signees included Terry “Touchdown” Wilson, arguably the most important player in the 2018 class. With starting QB Stephen Johnson graduating, there will be an... Read more 

A look at Kentucky's newest football commitments with Justin Rowland

12/14/2017 09:51 PM

With the early signing day coming up next week, the Kentucky football staff has added a trio of 2018 commitments and has their eyes on a few more. Justin Rowland from Cats Illustrated joined us to break it all down.  Read more 

Evaluating Eddie Gran's tenure as UK's offensive coordinator

12/11/2017 04:47 PM

Kentucky’s offense ranked 103rd in the nation this season under offensive coordinator Eddie Gran. Still, Gran’s name has been mentioned as a possibility for at least one other coaching job this off-season. KSTV looked at Gran’s tenure and the criticism he’s received for Kentucky’s run-focused offense.  Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Stoops Tries To Land Recruits, How SEC Coaching Changes Can Help

12/05/2017 04:47 PM

As the SEC coaching carousel continues to spin, Mark Stoops mentioned in his Tuesday press conference that it could be beneficial to Kentucky on the recruiting front. Cats Illustrated’s T.J. Walker joined KSTV to discuss some recruits Kentucky has their eye on and that coaching changes have impacted in some way: Bradley McKee and Mark Krebs discuss how Stoops and his staff need to capitalize on the off-season chaos:  Read more 

Music City Bowl or UK-UofL basketball game?

12/04/2017 05:37 PM

The UK football team is in a bowl for the second year in a row, but the game falls on the same day as the basketball team’s annual showdown with Louisville. Will fans have more interest in heading to Lexington for a rivalry game or to Nashville for the Music City Bowl? We discussed.  Read more 

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