Tag Archives: Mark Stoops

Report: UK coaches spent $450,000 in chartered air travel

If you missed it on Sunday, Kyle Tucker of the Courier-Journal had an interesting story outlining how UK head basketball coach John Calipari and UK football coach Mark Stoops used charter jets to the tune of $450,000 to go recruiting last … Continue reading

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Big Blue Links for Friday

Big Blue Links for Friday: UK target Jaylen Brown comes to the defense of Big Blue, reports Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. Malik Newman and Diamond Stone could be a blockbuster package deal, reports Roberts of Next Cats. Kentucky football … Continue reading

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Kentucky picked last? No surprise there

It was pretty easy to predict that when the SEC Media attending the league’s football Media Days down in Hoover, Alabama got around to making its 2014 season predictions, Kentucky would be picked last in the East. After all, the … Continue reading

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SEC football review: Kentucky last four years

The next team in our SEC football review happens to be Kentucky, which has gone 15-34 over the last four years, including 4-28 in the SEC. Joker Phillips took over for the retiring Rich Brooks as the UK coach for … Continue reading

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Video: Mark Stoops on his injured receivers

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops talks to the media after spring practice this morning. Stoops said the injuries are starting to accumulate for his wide receiver corps.

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Video: Mark Stoops talks about practice

UK football coach Mark Stoops talks to the media this morning after his team’s spring practice. Stoops said the offense took a step back. He said the defense made plays, but part of that had to do with ineffectiveness by … Continue reading

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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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