Tag Archives: Mark Stoops

Jalen Whitlow’s transfer not a surprise

I’m in Cincinnati today at Great American Ball Park for Reds-Pirates, but the news from back in Lexington that Jalen Whitlow has decided to transfer from the Kentucky football program is not a surprise. Whitlow started 15 games over the … Continue reading

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As for recruiting Ohio, what took Kentucky so long?

The biggest question about Kentucky’s success recruiting football players out of the state of Ohio for the Class of 2014: What in the world took the Cats so long? A pigskin pet peeve of mine over the past few years … Continue reading

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Mark Stoops transcript from national signing day

Mark Stoops transcript from his National Signing Day press conference: Opening statement COACH STOOPS: Excited to have everybody here. Great day for us. To wrap up this 2014 class, you know, just a great day. We feel like we closed … Continue reading

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Why Matt Elam is such a big get for Kentucky

Back in the day, I heard none other than Hal Mumme tell a UK alumni group in Alabama that the hardest thing to find in the SEC is a defensive lineman who has size and ability, and can pass the … Continue reading

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My prediction: Matt Elam picks Kentucky

Big day for Kentucky football. Prized target Matt Elam, the mammoth defensive lineman from John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown, is scheduled to announce his college choice at noon. My prediction: It will be a big day for Kentucky football. … Continue reading

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BBL: How they come up with Rupp Arena crowd numbers

Leading today’s Big Blue Links, Cat Scratches, the UK-produced sports blog, has an interesting post about how they come to the attendance number for basketball home games at Rupp Arena. It’s not counting people as they come through the turnstiles. … Continue reading

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Poll: Grade Mark Stoops’ first season as UK coach

Grade Mark Stoops’ first season as UK coach? A B C D F    pollcode.com free polls 

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Post-game Kentucky-Tennessee videos

Videos from Mark Stoops, Neal Brown, D.J. Eliot, Maxwell Smith and Avery Williamson:

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Mark Stoops: “Tough way to lock up the season”

Transcript from UK coach Mark Stoops post-Tennessee presser: Opening statement: “All right. Tough way to lock up the season. You know, frustrating loss, but give credit to Tennessee. They played better than us, made plays when they needed to, coached … Continue reading

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Mark Stoops takes out ad thanking Big Blue Nation

This morning’s Lexington Herald-Leader contained a full-page advertisement from UK football coach Mark Stoops thanking the Big Blue Nation. Part of the ad says: “My coaching staff and I thank you for supporting your 2013 football team. We are building … Continue reading

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