Tag Archives: D.J. Eliot

Videos: D.J. Eliot and Josh Forrest talk defense

Wednesday was the defensive unit’s day to do Kentucky football’s post-practice interviews at the Nutter Training Center. That meant defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot took the podium first and reported that he would be in the coaches’ box upstairs for Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Video: D.J. Eliot on giving up explosive plays

Tennessee’s big plays hurt the Kentucky defense, says coordinator D.J. Eliot:

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Kentucky nose guard Matt Elam is ‘the man now’

“He’s the man now.” That’s what Kentucky defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh said Wednesday about nose guard Matt Elam. With starter Melvin Lewis lost for the remainder of the season to a broken leg, Elam will be the man in … Continue reading

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Dak Prescott returned to Starkville for a reason

There’s no secret to Kentucky’s greatest challenge Saturday night in Starkville. It’s the 6-foot-2, 230-pound senior who plays quarterback for Mississippi State. It’s Dak Prescott. Eighth in the Heisman Trophy voting last year after leading State to the school’s first-ever … Continue reading

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Three downs (thoughts) from Kentucky’s Thursday loss

In addition to my column, here are three things from Kentucky’s 30-27 loss to Auburn: 1. Third-down troubles. Auburn won the toss, elected to receive and then set the tone for the game. The Tigers marched 80 yards in 12 … Continue reading

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Post-game videos from UK’s win over Missouri

Videos from the post-game interviews after UK’s win over 25th-ranked Missouri, starting with Mark Stoops above.

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Post-game videos after Kentucky saves the night

Post-game videos and lots of them after Kentucky’s 40-33 win over Louisiana-Lafayette in the 2015 opener. We start with head coach Mark Stoops who called it a great night, despite the fact the Ragin Cajuns nearly rallied from a 33-10 … 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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Injuries and more from Kentucky football practice

After a practice in shoulder pads on Monday morning with a walk-through in the afternoon, Kentucky coach Mark Stoops reported that running back Stanley Williams and wide receiver Jeff Badet both suffered injuries, neither thought to be serious. Williams suffered a … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links: Football is in the air

Big Blue Links for Saturday: Instead of linking all the stories at Kentucky.com covering Friday morning’s ceremonial meet-and-greet with the Kentucky football team, I direct you instead to Kentuckysports.com for the centralized info. There are videos, picture galleries and stories. … Continue reading

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