Former UK star Dennis Johnson Discusses His Career, State of UK Football

08/12/2012 11:00 PM

Perhaps no player besides Tim Couch has ever entered the University of Kentucky football program with as much fanfare as former Harrodsburg star Dennis Johnson, who would go on to anchor the UK defense before leaving early for the NFL. KSTV talked with Johnson about his career as a Wildcat, as well as his belief that UK faces limitations that keep it from becoming an elite football program.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News or watch it anytime with Spectrum On Demand. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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