Category Archives: UK Football

College Football – UK Football Should Hire Coach of Common Sense

wildcat 1By Ricky Blair

November 28, 2015 – Another disappointing loss to Louisville has ended the Kentucky football season.  With a promising 4-2 start, it looked like the Wildcats might finally get over the hump and have a good year, but the wheels fell off the wagon and the Wildcats lost five of their last six games.  So now all eyes turn to what needs to be done to correct the problem and help UK get over the hump.  What is it that would help Kentucky move from continually bad football?  Continue reading College Football – UK Football Should Hire Coach of Common Sense

College Football – Jackson’s Career Day Propels Cardinals to Victory over Kentucky

Louisville overcame a 21-0 hole to steamroll UK. (Photo by Brendon Miller)
Louisville overcame a 21-0 hole to steamroll UK. (Photo by Brendon Miller)

Rivalry games bring out the best and the worst in teams. Saturday’s game between the Louisville Cardinals and the Kentucky Wildcats did just that. Kentucky needed just one win to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2011. Louisville, already bowl eligible, was playing for bragging rights as well as their fifth straight victory in the series. Continue reading College Football – Jackson’s Career Day Propels Cardinals to Victory over Kentucky

College Football – UK Wildcats Season Collapse for 2nd Straight Year

UK loses again to Georgia - Photo by Brendon Miller
UK loses again to Georgia – Photo by Brendon Miller

For the 2nd straight season, UK came out of the gates really well. And for the 2nd straight year, the wheels have come off. After a 4-1 start this year, they have lost 4 in a row to drop to 4-5. Last season they went 5-1 before closing out the season with 6 straight losses to finish the season 5-7. It is unclear what the problem is other than it is the SEC and the toughest conference in the Nation.  UK has been embarrassed  in their last three games and look like a team that has thrown in the towel. They have a chance to finish strong by winning their last three games which on paper are winnable. Continue reading College Football – UK Wildcats Season Collapse for 2nd Straight Year

Entertainment News: Montgomery Gentry to Play Concert before UK – Auburn Game

Montgomery Gentry to play at Commonwealth Stadium before Auburn game. (Photo via Internet)
Montgomery Gentry to play at Commonwealth Stadium before Auburn game. (Photo via Internet)

Dee Jay Silver to join pregame concert; Marlana VanHoose to sing national anthem

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Not only will Kentucky play its first primetime Thursday game in program history next week, fans will also be able to enjoy pregame entertainment that will feature one of country music’s most recognizable duos, a top touring DJ and a singer who has captured hearts across America. Continue reading Entertainment News: Montgomery Gentry to Play Concert before UK – Auburn Game

College Football – Kentucky’s Missed opportunities lead to another Florida loss

By Ricky Blair – Lexington, KY – For the twenty-ninth straight year, the Kentucky football team walked off the field, after the game against the Florida Gators, sporting a loss. This year was supposed to be different.  In the past, most of the contests were not even close. Kentucky has had few opportunities over the last three decades to pull off an upset.  Continue reading College Football – Kentucky’s Missed opportunities lead to another Florida loss

Kentucky Football – Wildcats Stun South Carolina For Huge Road Win

KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES – Kentucky at South Carolina –  Williams-Brice Stadium — Columbia, S.C. – Sept. 12, 2015

 FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 26, South Carolina 22 –               Attendance: 82,178

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 2-0, 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference. South Carolina is 1-1, 0-1 in the SEC.
  • The Gamecocks lead the all-time series, 17-9-1, including an 8-4-1 all-time mark in games played in Columbia.

Continue reading Kentucky Football – Wildcats Stun South Carolina For Huge Road Win

College Football – UK Wildcats looking for right kind of aggressiveness at South Carolina

(Courtesy Guy Ramsey – UK Athletics) All game, the plays were there to be made.

They were there when UK scored three touchdowns of 35 yards or more in barely a quarter to build a 21-0 lead on UL Lafayette. They were even there as the Wildcat offense stalled and the Ragin’ Cajuns tied the game late on Saturday. Continue reading College Football – UK Wildcats looking for right kind of aggressiveness at South Carolina