Category Archives: College football

Ohio State’s jersey ‘coincidence’

In his basketball notebook a couple of weeks back, Jerry Tipton wrote about the issue of schools selling jerseys with numbers that often correlate to the most recognizable players on the team. The players themselves receive no money from the … Continue reading

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Western Kentucky adds Ben Hansbrough to staff

Western Kentucky announced Monday that it has added two Kentucky natives to its basketball roster and has named former Mississippi State and Notre Dame player Ben Hansbrough coordinator of player development. Keifer Dalton of Albany and Dylan Sanford of Owensboro … Continue reading

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Former UK walk-on to play big coaching role at West Virginia

You might wonder who West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen hired to replace Shannon Dawson, the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach who left Morgantown to take the same job at Kentucky. Turns out, Holgorsen decided not to hire a full-time assistant … Continue reading

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EKU reinstates players involved in brawl with UK

Our friends at WKYT report that Eastern Kentucky University has reinstated two football players who were suspended for their parts in a brawl with UK players earlier this year. Here’s the news release: “After allowing the legal process and the … Continue reading

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Composite class of 2016 football recruiting rankings

With Paintsville linebacker Kash Daniel having made his commitment to Kentucky on Saturday, here is a look at a composite ranking from┬áthe top four recruiting services — Rivals, Scout, 247Sports and ESPN. The chart awards 20 points for first, 19 … Continue reading

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Boom Williams makes Paul Hornung list

The folks at the Paul Hornung Award have released the watch list for the award, which goes to the most versatile player in college football. Included among the 44 players on the list for 2015 is Kentucky sophomore running back … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: NBA Draft roundup

Big Blue Links for Friday: Karl-Anthony Towns is the overall No. 1 pick and four former Cats are taken in the top 13 of the 2015 NBA Draft, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader from Brooklyn. Mark Story of the … Continue reading

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There will be no early signing period in football this year

ESPN’s Brett McMurphy is reporting that the College Commissioners Association has deferred a decision on whether to have an early signing period in college football. The CAA is meeting in Asheville, North Carolina and was expected to make a decision … Continue reading

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Class-action suit filed over North Carolina academic scandal

The Raleigh News and Observer that a second class-action suit has been filed against the University of North Carolina over the school’s fake-class scandal. The suit filed Thursday seeks damages for all scholarship athletes drawn into the scandal. The NCAA … Continue reading

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College Football Playoff predictions gone wrong

OK, so I was way off. For my Wednesday notes column, I offered predictions on the College Football Playoff games. I took Alabama in a walk over Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl. I said Florida State would find a … Continue reading

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