Category Archives: UK football

Video: Neal Brown says Air Raid could have different look

After practice today, I asked UK offensive coordinator Neal Brown how close his offense is now to what he was hoping it would look like when he arrived on campus before last season? His answer makes me think this Air … Continue reading

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Video: Neal Brown on hoping to redshirt Drew Barker

Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown talks about which true freshmen will play on offense, about hoping to redshirt Drew Barker, about senior receiver Javess Blue and the status of his offensive line as the Cats prepare to play UT-Martin in … Continue reading

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Video: Mark Stoops on which freshmen will play

Mark Stoops made some news after today’s practice at the Nutter Training Center. The Kentucky football coach said sophomore wide receiver Jeff Badet will not play the first two games because of an eye injury. He listed the true freshmen … Continue reading

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Jared Lorenzen’s weighty life battle

Recommended read: ESPN’s Tommy Tomlinson writes on Jared Lorenzen’s weight woes in a profile that is really about much more than what the numbers say on the scale. For some, it’s funny. For Jared, it’s a battle, a battle for … Continue reading

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Video: D.J. Eliot on progress of defense

Little late getting this posted, but here’s UK defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot after Wednesday’s practice. Eliot talked about the enthusiastic work, motivation, the prospect of Mike Edwards playing this year (not good) and the play of defensive tackle Cory Johnson. … Continue reading

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BBL: Counting down to UK football opener

Big Blue Links for Thursday: There’s no place to hide when you’re playing nickleback for UK, writes Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Smith has the full transcript of Mark Stoops and D.J. Eliot after Wednesday’s practice. My column says that … Continue reading

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BBL: It’s just the beginning for Patrick Towles

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Patrick Towles is ready to let it all hang out, writes Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Towles received the starting nod at quarterback on Monday. Smith introduces us to the one special-teamer we will never … Continue reading

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Videos: Patrick Towles and Neal Brown

After today’s practice, Patrick Towles and Neal Brown talked to the media about Towles being named Kentucky’s starting quarterback on Monday. Related link: Jen Smith has Towles, Brown transcripts

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Big Blue Links: Comeback quarterback

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: In case you missed it, UK football coach Mark Stoops named Patrick Towles as the team’s starting quarterback. Stoops and offensive coordinator Neal Brown said the decision wasn’t made just on fall practice, but on … Continue reading

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Patrick Towles won UK job on production

As we predicted Sunday, Patrick Towles will be Kentucky’s starting quarterback in the Aug. 30 opener against Tennessee-Martin. Head coach Mark Stoops made the announcement via Twitter before the team’s open practice this morning at the Nutter Training Facility. Here we … Continue reading

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