Category Archives: UK football

Another ode to Hal Mumme, father of the Air Raid

ESPN has joined the chorus of those giving former Kentucky coach Hal Mumme credit for the spread offenses we see today. Title of the piece: “Yoda of the Air Raid Offense, he is” Excerpt: Who is the best college football … Continue reading

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BBL: More back-and-forth over recruiting advantages

Big Blue Links for Friday: Calipari, Boeheim and Krzyzewski spar over alleged Team USA recruiting advantage, reports Jerry Tipton of Herald-Leader. Kentucky basketball players talk education with elementary students, reports Tipton. Kentucky completes remaining times on basketball schedule, reports H-L. … Continue reading

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BBL: Jim Boeheim says John Calipari “disingenuous”

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says John Calipari’s comments about Coach K and Team USA were “disingenuous,” reports Chris Carlson of Syracuse.com. Boeheim said he likes Calipari but that Cal’s complaints that Krzyzewski gets extra access … Continue reading

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Video: Stanley Williams on high-risk, high-reward

After Tuesday’s practice, Kentucky running back Stanley “Boom” Williams talked about his reverse-the-field 25-yard touchdown run in the first overtime against Florida last Saturday.

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Video: Garrett Johnson on catching those “moneyballs”

Kentucky true freshman wide receiver Garrett Johnson had a huge game last Saturday, catching six passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns, earning SEC Freshman of the Week honors. Johnson caught a 60-yard pass for a touchdown and a 33-yard … Continue reading

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Video: UK football takes “Whipped Cream Challenge”

Kentucky football coaches and players took the “Whipped Cream Challenge” after practice on Tuesday to raise awareness for Pediatric Cancer Research.

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BBL: Florida quarterback says UK defense confused Gators

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel says Kentucky confused the Gators with a lot of looks last Saturday. “Kentucky was giving us a lot of looks we hadn’t seen on film. We had to do a lot of … Continue reading

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Video: Patrick Towles learned “I can hang”

After practice today, I asked Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles what he learned about himself in the Florida game. “Just that I can hang, I guess,” he said. “Not that I didn’t think that before, but it’s nice to go out … Continue reading

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Video: Neal Brown on focus of the bye week

Here is Neal Brown, UK’s offensive coordinator, talking about what his players did at practice Tuesday and what they will work on this “off” week. Brown said his staff worked a lot with younger players like quarterback Drew Barker and … Continue reading

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Video: Mark Stoops would like to play this week

After practice today, UK coach Mark Stoops talked to the media as his team looks forward to a Saturday off before playing host to Vanderbilt on Sept. 27. Stoops said he did not see an attitude in which his players … Continue reading

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