Category Archives: College football

ESPN announces college football broadcast teams

Here are the broadcast teams for ESPN’s college football season, just announced by the network: Saturday Night Football — Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Heather Cox ESPN College Football Primetime — Brad Nessler, Todd Blackledge and Holly Rowe ESPN or … Continue reading

Posted in College football, TV/radio | Comments

Jalen Whitlow won’t be throwing to Dorial Green-Beckham

Looks like Jalen Whitlow won’t be throwing to Dorian Green-Beckham next season, after all. Whitlow, the former Kentucky quarterback, has already transferred to Eastern Illinois. And there were reports that Green-Beckham, the former star Missouri wide receiver, might also end … Continue reading

Posted in College football | Tagged , | Comments

Late afternoon links on a Friday

Was traveling on Thursday and at Pimlico this morning. In the meantime, here’s some reading material: Paul Myerberg of USA Today is doing his annual exhaustive college football countdown and has Kentucky ranked at No. 104 for next season. [USA … Continue reading

Posted in College basketball, College football, SEC, UK basketball | Comments

Lunchtime links for a Thursday

I’m headed out to Keeneland for Herald-Leader Day at the races, but first some links to read over lunch or after lunch. Jon Hood made a trip to Waco Elementary School in Madison County this week Vince Marrow says spring … Continue reading

Posted in College football, SEC, UK basketball, UK football | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments

If you can’t stop them, change the rules

You know the adage: If you can’t beat them, change the rules. In this case, defenses can’t stop them, so college football coaches are trying to change the rules. Some of them, anyway. It was announced Wednesday that the College … Continue reading

Posted in College football | Tagged , , , , , | Comments

NCAA gives fast response to Northwestern players

That didn’t take long. This morning came the news that Northwestern football players are seeking to join a labor union.  ESPN broke the story that the players informed Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald Tuesday morning, then held a press conference saying that … Continue reading

Posted in College football | Comments

The surprise was when Hal Mumme went to SMU

When he was introduced Tuesday as the new head football coach at Belhaven University, an NAIA school in Mississippi, Hal Mumme said no one should be surprised. “The people who know me in this business were not surprised at all,” … Continue reading

Posted in College football, UK football | Tagged | Comments

Is Joker Phillips headed to Texas?

Charlie Strong and Joker Phillips are good friends, remember. Texas still considering Shawn Watson, Joker Phillips, Bears WR coach Mike Groh for vacant OC job. Two out of three, anyone? — kbohls (@kbohls) January 13, 2014

Posted in College football, UK football | Tagged , | Comments

Three quick things on Florida State winning title

Three quick things on Florida State’s 34-31 win over Auburn for the national championship. 1. The Seminoles and Jameis Winston hung in there until they got it done. Down 21-3 in the second quarter, shaky in the first half, Florida … Continue reading

Posted in College football | Comments

Why Florida State will beat Auburn tonight

It says here that a so-so bowl season for the SEC will turn especially sour tonight in Pasadena. It says here that tonight in Pasadena the nation’s most dominant football conference will no longer have the rest of college football … Continue reading

Posted in College football | Comments