Were the expectations wrong for this UK football team?

09/12/2017 04:03 PM

The Kentucky football enters SEC play this weekend with a perfect 2-0 record, but they have not looked like the team many thought capable of contending in the SEC East. After winning seven games last year and with so many returning players, expectations were high at the end of last year. Since then, the Cats said goodbye to wide receiver Jeff Badet and running back Boom Williams before losing starters Cole Mosier and Dorian Baker to injury. Should the expectations for this group been adjusted heading into the season?

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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