Author Archives: John Clay

Video: D.J. Eliot on Mississippi State

After practice today, Kentucky defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot talks about Dak Prescott and Mississippi State, as well as the emergence of UK’s Jabari Johnson at outside linebacker.

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Report: Texas would pay athletes $10,000

Update: Appears to be some confusion over when this would start. See tweet. The Dallas Morning News reports that the University of Texas will start paying its athletes a $10,000 stipend per year for cost of attendance and the use … Continue reading

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Investigation finds UNC scandal had athletic motive

The independent investigation into the academic fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina, which involved athletes on both the football and basketball teams, has been completed. The Charlotte Observer reports that the results of the investigation show an 18-year … Continue reading

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Big Blue hue to SEC Basketball media voting

Jerry Tipton reports the following from SEC Basketball Media Days: Kentucky was picked by the media to win the league. Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison, Arkansas’ Bobby Portis, Florida’s Michael Frazier II, LSU’s Jodan Mickey and Ole Miss’ Jarvis Summers were selected … Continue reading

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Tim Couch, Art Still on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

Former Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch and former UK defensive end Art Still are ¬†among those candidates on the College Football Hall of Fame 2015 Ballot, released Wednesday morning. There are 75 former players and six coaches on the ballot from … Continue reading

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Georgia applies for Todd Gurley’s reinstatement

Georgia announced that it will apply for reinstatement of star running back Todd Gurley this morning, reports Seth Emerson of the Macon Telegraph. Gurley has been suspended from the Bulldogs’ last two games while the school investigated whether the junior … Continue reading

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Eli Carter cleared to practice at Florida

Florida basketball got some good news Tuesday as guard Eli Carter was cleared to start practicing full-time, reports Chris Harry of Gatorzone. A transfer from Rutgers, Carter played in seven games last season but was still bothered by the effects … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky trying to leave Baton Rouge behind

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Kentucky’s receivers have room for improvement, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Dorian Baker’s hit now under scrutiny, reports Smith. Smith has transcript from offensive coordinator Neal Brown talking about Mississippi State game Saturday. Former Kentucky … Continue reading

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Videos: SEC Women’s Basketball Media Days

Jerry Tipton is in Charlotte covering the SEC Basketball Media Days. The women got things started Tuesday and Jerry filed these videos. Related link: UK women want be most disruptive in America

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SEC: Jamal Adams gaining attention at LSU

SEC links for Wednesday: This isn’t Jamal Adams’ first taste of success, writes Ross Dellenger of The Advocate. Adams, son of former Kentucky star George Adams, had a terrific game against UK last Saturday. Adams gains recognition for more than … Continue reading

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