Across The Commonwealth 8/8
08/08/2011 10:20 AM
Football preseason camps are now underway at U of L, UK and Western Kentucky. Here’s a look at the early reports:
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
-The C-J has a story on UK’s prized freshman Glenn Faulkner who just reported to campus after qualifying academically.
-Rick Bozich also has a column on three players from UK’s Louisville Central pipeline
-The Herald-Leader’s John Clay reports that Joker Phillips is giddy about his 2011 freshman class
-New UK football beat writer Jen Smith chimes in with her Sunday notebook.
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
-The C-J’s C.L. Brown looks at senior running back Victor Anderson, who hopes to return to his freshman year
-U of L is expecting big things from its sophomore class according to Cardinal Connect.
(Just a reminder: U of L’s Media Day is Wednesday, so there will be many more stories out of Cardinal camp later in the week).
WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
-Read the Bowling Green Daily News’ account of Western Kentucky Coach Willie Taggart’s blue collar look.
-The WKU website has a rundown of the Toppers’ first practice on Saturday.
And, not surprisingly, there’s still a little bit of hoops news floating around.
-ESPN’s ‘Summer Buzz’ series takes a look at Kentucky
-Bozich takes a look at the new, more aggressive Kyle Kuric
-One of the state’s top juniors, Bullitt East forward Derek Willis is back on the market after de-committing from Purdue. Expect U of L and UK to get involved.
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