UofL FOOTBALL | Just three days until season opener

08/30/2017 05:06 PM

Lamar Jackson captivated the nation last football season, but has drawn relatively little attention this summer. His teammates are pretty confident though that when the team hits the field this Saturday, Jackson will light up the scoreboard once again.

Junior wide receiver Jaylen Smith even added that he expects the reigning Heisman Trophy winner to be even better than last year.

Host of “the Drive” on 93.9 The ‘Ville, Mark Ennis also helped us evaluate the offensive line. Specifically the emergence of a talented freshman tackle.

Mekhi Becton has been one of the biggest story lines of the summer, literally. The 6-foot-7, 340 pound freshman has earned a starting spot against Purdue, and O-line coach Mike Summers emphasized that he did in fact earn it?

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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