Football

UK FOOTBALL | Wildcats to Play in Music City Bowl

12/03/2017 07:29 PM

The Kentucky football team accepted a bid to play in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Sunday. The Wildcats (7-5) will face Northwestern (9-3) in Jacksonville on Dec. 29 at 4:30 p.m. ET. It will be the Cats’ second-straight year in a bowl game, after playing in last year’s TaxSlayer Bowl. “We’re very excited to have earned another bowl bid and honored to receive an invitation from the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl,” said UK head coach Mark Stoops... Read more 

UK football adding new assistant coach

11/29/2017 05:16 PM

A job posting went up Wednesday morning on the University of Kentucky’s human resources website, which says the school is looking to hire a football assistant. The new position will not replace anyone currently on staff, but will instead be an additional on-field coach for Mark Stoops. KSTV discussed what we hope he looks for when making the hire.  Read more 

Evaluating the State of Kentucky Football

11/28/2017 05:48 PM

Monday marked the five year anniversary of Mark Stoops taking the Kentucky head coaching position. Here’s a clip from Stoops’ opening press conference, which was held on December 2, 2012. After five regular seasons with Stoops at the helm of Kentucky football, KSTV looked at the state of the program.  Read more 

Mark Stoops addressing issues with Jordan Jones

11/28/2017 05:29 PM

Saturday’s game with Louisville was rough for the entire Kentucky team, but especially Jordan Jones, who racked up three personal fouls and was part of a first half fight. During his radio show Monday night, Mark Stoops said he’s addressing those issues with Jones.  Read more 

Looking back at UK's embarrassing loss to Louisville

11/27/2017 05:18 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats closed the regular season with a complete dismantling at the hands of the Louisville Cardinals, losing the Governor’s Cup game 44-17. After the game, Mark Stoops was extremely frustrated. We looked back at the game and what was a total breakdown in all phases by the Kentucky football team.  Read more 

Cardinals thump Wildcats 44-17 to win Governor's Cup

11/25/2017 03:26 PM

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson made amends for a four-turnover game against the University of Kentucky last year, leading the Cardinals to a 44-17 thrashing of the Wildcats Saturday at Kroger Field. Jackson finished the game with 156 yards rushing and 216 yards passing, completing 15 of 21 passes and tossing a pair of touchdowns. Louisville’s (8-4, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) offense racked up 562 yards while the Cardinal defense held Kentucky (7-5, 4-4 Southeastern Conference) to 338 yards and sacked UK... Read more 

McKees To Victory: UK vs. UofL

11/24/2017 07:40 PM

The Kentucky football regular season wraps up Saturday in Lexington when the Cats take on the Louisville Cardinals. UK enters the game as a double-digit underdog, but don’t count them out just yet. Bradley McKee explained the “McKees” to victory for Kentucky on Saturday.  Read more 

Giving thanks for Kentucky Wildcats

11/23/2017 10:45 AM

As a part of KSTV’s Thanksgiving episode, we looked back at some of the student-athletes we’ve enjoyed getting to know the most over the years and put together a list of the Wildcats we’re most thankful for. #10 Denzil Ware #9 Trey Lyles #8 Jojo Kemp #7 Alex Poythress #6 Willie Cauley-Stein #5 Patrick Towles #4 Tyler Ulis and Devin Booker #3 Karl-Anthony Towns #2 Marcus Lee and EJ Floreal #1 Dakari Johnson  Read more 

Previewing the UK-UofL game with "The Midday Rush"

11/22/2017 08:27 PM

With the Governor’s Cup game this weekend, there is a lot on the line for both the Kentucky Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals, who both enter the matchup at 7-4. We talked with Lachlan McLean and Andy Sweeney, hosts of “The Midday Rush” on ESPN 680, about what they expect from Saturday’s game.  Read more 

Governor's Cup Preview with TJ Walker

11/22/2017 05:53 PM

The Kentucky Wildcats wrap up their regular season on Saturday against the Louisville Cardinals at Kroger Field in Lexington. Though both teams enter the game at 7-4 and Kentucky is at home, the Wildcats are 9.5 point underdogs. We discussed the Vegas line and more with Cats Illustrated’s TJ Walker.  Read more 

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