Category Archives: UK Football

UK Football – Stoops Knows UK Capable of Better

Coach Stoops Yelling – Photo by Brendon Miller

Click on the links below for Video Comments from UK Football Coaches and players”

Coach Mark Stoops: http://ukathletics.com/watch/?Archive=7464

LB Josh Allen: http://ukathletics.com/watch/?Archive=7462

TE Justin Rigg: http://ukathletics.com/watch/?Archive=7466

LB Kash Daniel: http://ukathletics.com/watch/?Archive=7463

OG Bunchy Stallings: http://ukathletics.com/watch/?Archive=7465

UK Football – Eleven-year old Luke Klausing Signs with Kentucky Football

UK Signs 11 yr old

Louisville native dealing with cystic fibrosis and signs with Kentucky with the help of Team IMPACT
LEXINGTON, Ky. –  Head coach Mark Stoops announced today the signing of 11-year-old wide receiver Luke Klausing of St. Agnes Catholic School in Louisville, Kentucky to a national letter of intent. Continue reading UK Football – Eleven-year old Luke Klausing Signs with Kentucky Football

UK Football – Kash Daniel: Representing Eastern Kentucky at UK

Kash Daniel – Photo by Brendon Miller

One of the things that people not from Eastern Kentucky don’t realize is how much we support talent from our region. It doesn’t matter if they are musicians, athletes or artist we want to see them succeed. For evidence of our loyalty look no further than Paintsville’s own Kash Daniel. Now playing at the University of Kentucky in the middle linebacker position, Kash is one of ours. Continue reading UK Football – Kash Daniel: Representing Eastern Kentucky at UK

Coach Bobblehead—By John Huang

Before we begin a Sports Alert for you:
John Huang will be the guest host of Morning Tip Off WKJK1080 (also on iheart) at 8 am this Wednesday, August 1. Leading off for The Leach Report and Kentucky Sports Radio.

Stoops Bobblehead – Photo submitted by John Huang

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) – The term “make or break” is far too often used to describe a season poised on the slippery slope of either astounding success or demoralizing failure. Once again this year, a tortured Kentucky football fan base is perched precariously on such a slope—with emotions running high and patience running low. Whether he likes it or not, head coach Mark Stoops finds himself in that proverbial make or break year entering his sixth season at the Wildcat helm. A 26-36 (12-28 SEC) won-loss record and back-to-back bowl appearances is nothing to scoff at, but neither is it something that will put talk of buyouts and hot seats to permanent rest. This is the year to poop or get off the pot, fish or cut bait, win big or strike out. Continue reading Coach Bobblehead—By John Huang

UK Football – Benny Snell Jr. Named to Walter Camp Player of Year Watch List

Junior record-setting back among 50 players recognized as some of the nation’s top players 
LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky junior running back Benny Snell Jr., has been named to the preseason watch list for the 2018 Walter Camp Player of the Year award, it was announced today. College football’s fourth-oldest individual honor is awarded by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. Continue reading UK Football – Benny Snell Jr. Named to Walter Camp Player of Year Watch List

Kentucky Football Schedule Posters Unveiled

15 Wildcats featured on five posters to be available at area Kroger locations
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football’s 2018 schedule posters, presented by Kroger, were unveiled on Friday.

Fifteen Wildcats are featured on five different editions of this year’s posters, which will be distributed at Kentucky Football Fan Day on Aug. 4, as well as area Kroger locations starting Aug. 4 at 8 a.m. The four players who received preseason All-Southeastern Conference recognition and were named to major preseason award watch lists are all featured. Continue reading Kentucky Football Schedule Posters Unveiled

UK Football – Lynn Bowden Jr. Named to Paul Hornung Award Preseason Watch List

Sophomore receiver/return specialist up for most versatile player honor
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky sophomore wide receiver/return man Lynn Bowden Jr. has been named to the Paul Hornung Award presented by Texas Roadhouse Preseason Watch List, it was announced today. The Hornung Award recognizes the most versatile player in college football. Continue reading UK Football – Lynn Bowden Jr. Named to Paul Hornung Award Preseason Watch List

UK Football Fan Day Set for Aug. 4

Autographs at 9 a.m., followed by open practice at 11 a.m.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky football has set a date for Fan Day, with the popular annual event to take place on Saturday, Aug. 4.

Fan Day will kick off with an autograph session at Nutter Field House from 9-10:15 a.m. All UK players and coaches, including head coach Mark Stoops, will be available for autographs. Continue reading UK Football Fan Day Set for Aug. 4