Tag Archives: Mark Stoops

Thoughts on Mark Stoops’ Louisville preview

The media and the fans push the rivalry angle of Saturday’s Kentucky-Louisville football game, but at his weekly football press luncheon on Monday, UK coach Mark Stoops was having none of it.

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Video: Mark Stoops praises his team’s effort

Head coach Mark Stoops praised his team’s effort after Kentucky’s 50-16 loss at Tennessee, saying that after a long stretch of games and losses the Cats just didn’t have much left in the tank.

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When you’re in a losing streak, you have fewer friends

Mark Stoops took his Kentucky football team indoors Thursday for a walk-through, but he promises that he’ll have the Cats back out in the cold Friday for a more active practice as the team prepares to invade Knoxville on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Should a coach call out a player for criticism by name?

Now we can have a debate about coaches’ throwing players under the bus, or calling them out by name. That’s what Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops did Monday during his weekly press luncheon. Stoops didn’t want to identify a specific … Continue reading

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Transcript: Mark Stoops post-Georgia press conference

Post-game press conference by Mark Stoops after 32-point loss to Georgia: Opening statement MARK STOOPS: Very embarrassing effort by our team, our coaching staff, starting with myself. Not acceptable. Just very disappointed in the way we played, the way we’re … Continue reading

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Video: Mark Stoops “embarrassed” by loss to Georgia

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops calls the 63-31 loss to Georgia “embarrassing.”

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Mark Stoops and fundamentals of fundraising

One of the more interesting factoids in Jennifer Smith’s story on UK’s new and improved football practice facility, now in the works, is that the head coach was the one who went out and gathered the dollars for the project. … Continue reading

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BBL: Is this Kentucky basketball team overhyped?

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Bud Dupree has played his way up draft ladder, says Jennifer Smith of H-L. Tom Crean might need quick turnaround to save job, leads my notes column. Patrick Towles was in a “fog” at Missouri, … Continue reading

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Mark Stoops: “We’re an untrained football team”

A clip from Mark Stoops’ press conference Monday, when he talked about his team’s loss at Missouri on Saturday in Columbia.

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One quick thing on one angry Mark Stoops

It was not a happy Mark Stoops at his weekly press conference Monday, nor should he have been. The Kentucky football head coach was not a happy man after his team’s 20-10 loss at Missouri on Saturday, and the 48 … Continue reading

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