Tag Archives: Rich Brooks

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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BBL: Randy Sanders wears a championship smile

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Randy Sanders wore a championship smile, as ESPN’s Holly Rowe tweeted a post-game picture last night of the Florida State assistant coach. Good for Randy. The former UK offensive coordinator took far too many knocks … Continue reading

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How long it took UK coaches to get second win

It took eight games for Mark Stoops to record his second win as UK’s coach as the Cats handled Alabama State 48-14 on Saturday night in Commonwealth Stadium. Here is a look at how long it took Kentucky coaches in … Continue reading

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BBL: Leftovers from Media Day Madness

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: Clay: Media day predicts crazy season for UK basketball Tipton: Cats debate possibility of a 40-0 season Notes: Building a champion happens bit-by-bit Forde: Cats sidestep the 40-0 talk Herald-Leader photo gallery from Basketball Media Day

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Kentucky’s current SEC losing streak not the longest

The 48-7 drubbing at the hands of No. 1-ranked Alabama on Saturday night brought Kentucky’s current SEC losing streak to 11 straight games. That particular streak is now tied for third among the school’s longest conference losing skids since 1950. … Continue reading

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Kentucky-Mississippi State last 10 meetings

Since we just looked at Mississippi State football’s 10-year trend, and with UK meeting the Bulldogs on Thursday, Oct. 24 in Starkville, here’s a look at the last 10 meetings between the two schools. Mississippi State has won four straight … Continue reading

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Many similarities between Rich Brooks and Mike Bellotti

Could we see a Rich Brooks 2.0 when it comes to the next Kentucky football coach? No, I’m not talking about Phil Fulmer. I’m talking about Mike Bellotti, the man who followed Brooks as the head coach at Oregon back … Continue reading

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Rich Brooks congratulates Aaron Boyd

It was Rich Brooks who as Kentucky coach signed former Henry Clay wide receiver Aaron Boyd way back in 2009. Boyd struggled for four years before finally breaking through this season, making 11 catches in the Cats’ win over Kent … Continue reading

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BBL: It’s good to be Rich Brooks; schedule reviews

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: It’s good to be Rich Brooks, says Team Speed Kills. High school standout coming to Lexington, reports H-L’s Ben Roberts. Don’t expect Jay-Z at Rupp Arena, writes Gary Parrish of CBS Sports. Suck it up … Continue reading

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