Football

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 

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 

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