Looking at Drew Barker's road to winning back the starting job

06/09/2017 09:55 PM

UK quarterback Drew Barker is finally back after a back injury derailed his season last year, but he finds himself now trying to win back the job from Stephen Johnson, who led Kentucky to a bowl game. We talked with former quarterback Patrick Towles about how Barker can win back the job and what it’s like in the locker room as you try to re-establish yourself.

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. 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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