Across the Commonwealth 8/29
08/29/2011 03:32 PM
Game week is here. The University of Louisville and University of Kentucky will both kick off its season on an ESPNU Thursday night doubleheader. The Cards face Murray State at 6 with the Cats and Western Kentucky tangling at 9:15 in Nashville.
Here’s some of the pre-game buzz:
-The Cards get a late potential impact transfer at cornerback.
-U of L will be without two starters against the Racers.
-ESPN’s Pat Forde is calling for Murray to pull the shocker.
-Collegefootballnews.com isn’t predicting a Murray win but expects a close game.
-The U of L athletics web site has clips and quotes from Charlie Strong’s Monday press conference
-UK athletics has a rundown of Joker Phillips’ Monday press conference
-The Herald-Leader’s Mark Story offers his game-by-game predictions.
-UK basketball beat writer Jerry Tipton is helping to fill in for football beat writer Jen Smith, who’s on maternity leave. Read Jerry’s write-up on standout offensive lineman Paul Warford.
-The Courier-Journal has an update on the UK depth chart along with an injury report.
-Larry Vaught says when it comes to UK quarterback Morgan Newton, father knows best.
-The Western Kentucky athletics web page fills you in on what the folks in Bowling Green are thinking headed into the UK game.
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