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Big Blue Links: Ragin’ Cajuns not sure what to expect

Big Blue Links for Friday: Cajuns preparing for all options, reports Luke Johnson of The Advocate. “Coach Mark Hudspeth and his Louisiana-Lafayette football team aren’t exactly sure what to expect out of Kentucky’s offense under new offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson. Dawson … Continue reading

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Three-spot from Mark Stoops’ final opener preview

A three-spot from Mark Stoops’ final press briefing before Saturday’s opener against UL-Lafayette: 1. Mark Stoops loves him some Jordan Jones. As you may have already heard, expected starting linebacker Ryan Flanningan won’t play Saturday because of his shoulder injury. … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Down to the wire as opener approaches

Big Blue Links for Thursday starts with Jennifer Smith’s story about UK staffers and students have pitched in to get the “new” Commonwealth Stadium ready for Saturday’s opening night. UK kicks off the football season at 7 p.m. (ESPNU) against … Continue reading

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ESPN writer says Kentucky will be SEC’s surprise team

ESPN’s panel of SEC writers made choices for the league’s surprise team in 2015. Edward Aschoff is bullish on the Cats. I like this Kentucky team. I don’t love it; it’s not a team that’s going to compete for the … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: UK volleyball stunned by Ohio

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Ohio upsets Kentucky volleyball, reports UK Athletics. Craig Skinner’s 10th-ranked Cats fell 3-1 at Memorial Coliseum. Melvin Smith starting to zero in, reports Brian Hudgins of The Advocate. UL-Lafayette’s new defensive coordinator is veteran of … Continue reading

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D.J. Eliot says UK has to hit UL-Lafayette “thick”

We’re counting down toward Saturday. Tuesday was “defense day” for Kentucky football’s post practice interviews. Coordinator D.J. Eliot described the practice as “crisp” and said things went well for the most part. One are didn’t go as well as hoped.

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Big Blue Links: UL-Lafayette has its plan

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: UL-Lafayette says it is ready. Tim Buckley of the Lafayette Advertiser reports that the Cajuns’ coaches have their plan ready for Saturday’s game at Kentucky. New defensive coordinator Melvin Smith will work from the press … Continue reading

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Getting Drew Barker playing time would be a smart move

Just as we predicted (hoped?), there’s a good chance that Kentucky will play more than one quarterback in Saturday night’s opener against UL-Lafayette. At his Monday press luncheon, Mark Stoops said he wants to get backup quarterback Drew Barker a … Continue reading

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Uncertainty grows for UK at linebacker

Kentucky football fans anxiously awaiting Saturday’s 2015 kickoff in the “new” Commonwealth Stadium heard some worrisome news during head coach Mark Stoops’ initial weekly Monday press luncheon. Ryan Flannigan, expected starter at an inside linebacker spot, is not totally back … Continue reading

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