Category Archives: U of L football

BBL: UK football deep in celebrities, thin on receivers

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Kentucky is running low on wide receivers, which is not good when you run an Air Raid offense. There were several celebrity sightings¬†Wednesday at UK’s football practice. A determined Bud Dupree wants to have a … Continue reading

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BBL: Media picks, Bruce Pearl and Tennessee play-in

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Media picks for the 2014 NCAA Tournament My column says Bruce Pearl’s return just what SEC needs Joe Medley says Pearl is best answer for tough Auburn job Ron Higgins says SEC needs Pearl as … Continue reading

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BBL: Red-hot Arkansas ready for trip to Rupp

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Winners of five of its last six, Arkansas has its sights set on fourth place as Razorbacks visit Lexington, writes Robbie Neiswanger of Arkansas News. Mark Stoops has blueprint to rebuild Kentucky, writes Andy Staples … Continue reading

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Todd Grantham and that “choke” controversy

Louisville’s new defensive coordinator was one excitable boy when he held the same job at Georgia, especially when it came to his sideline demeanor. In 2010 when Georgia was playing Florida in Jacksonville, Jeff Schultz of the AJC reports that … Continue reading

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BBL: Louisville hires Georgia’s Todd Grantham

Big Blue Links for Monday: – Bobby Petrino made his first big hire since his return to Louisville, poaching defensive coordinator Todd Grantham from Georgia, reports Seth Emerson of the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. Grantham, the defensive coordinator at Georgia the past … Continue reading

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Sampling the Bobby Petrino reaction

Check out Mark Story’s column on Louisville’s back-to-the-future hire of Bobby Petrino as football coach on Thursday. Here’s a sample of other reaction to the Petrino hire. – Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports says the “Disingenous Drifter” has wandered back … Continue reading

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Now Bobby Petrino must justify Tom Jurich’s faith

So Bobby Petrino is getting his second chance at the University of Louisville. Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports was the first to report¬†today that Petrino, 52, had informed Western Kentucky officials that he was leaving after one season to replace … Continue reading

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What’s the latest on Louisville and Bobby Petrino?

Starting late Tuesday afternoon, the interwebs nearly exploded with the news that Louisville had indeed interviewed Bobby Petrino and then the (premature) speculation that the Cardinals were about to rehire their former football coach. So where does the Petrino story … Continue reading

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Bobby Petrino back to Louisville? Not so fast

Lots of wild momentum behind wild reports that Louisville is close to hiring back Bobby Petrino as its football coach. ESPN says that Petrino is one of three finalists. Two updates. Yes, Bobby Petrino interviewed at U of L today. … Continue reading

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BBL: Kentucky women hit bump in the road

Big Blue Links for Monday: Florida’s zone defense derails Kentucky women’s home winning streak, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. Stallworth makes her return but shows her rust, writes Smith. Guy Ramsey of Cat Scratches says that UK women are … Continue reading

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