UK Football Preview: Quarterbacks

08/04/2016 07:30 PM

We continue our position previews by highlighting the most important piece of Kentucky’s offense, the quarterback. Since Mark Stoops took over in 2013, Kentucky hasn’t developed a consistent, SEC-caliber quarterback. Patrick Towles was supposed to be the guy, but inconsistent play down the stretch of last season plagued the offense. The coaching staff is extremely confident in Drew Barker to lead the offense to new heights this season under Eddie Gran and Darin Hinshaw, but they are not afraid to call on Barker’s backup, Stephen Johnson, if he doesn’t perform.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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