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Three observations after catching UK’s football practice

Kentucky’s Tuesday football practice was open to the media. Three quick observations: 1. The coaches aren’t kidding about depth at wide receiver There’s Alex Montgomery, Jeff Badet, Blake Bone, Dorian Baker, Garrett Johnson, Charles Walker, C.J. Walker, Jabari Greenwood, T.V. … Continue reading

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Video: Tommy Mainord talks receiver rotation

After football practice on Tuesday, Kentucky wide receivers coach Tommy Mainord talked about the Dorian Baker suspension, Rashad Cunningham’s improvement, Blake Bone’s health and the South Carolina secondary. Related link: Neal Brown previews South Carolina

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Video: Tommy Mainord on Ryan Timmons, being physical

Jennifer Smith wrote on the physical attitude of the Kentucky receivers, and here’s wide receivers coach Tommy Mainord talking about Ryan Timmons’ big day against Ohio (10 catches) and the nastiness he wants from his players.

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Big Blue Links: Back to work for Cats

On the football front, Mark Stoops takes his team back to the practice field Friday morning. UK is scheduled to possibly scrimmage again Saturday, and there is talk that that we could hear something about a starting quarterback early next week, … Continue reading

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Video: Tommy Mainord wants his receivers to hit somebody

First you need to read Jen Smith’s story today on UK true freshman wide receiver Ryan Timmons, who showed his explosive ability with a 33-yard run last Saturday, even though the former Franklin County star did cough up the football. … Continue reading

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Neal Brown will be down on the field game day

Some offensive coordinators like to call plays from down on the field. They like to look their quarterback in the eye. They like to get a feel for what’s happening between the white lines. Some offensive coordinators like to call … Continue reading

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Video: Tommy Mainord on his wide receivers

UK wide receivers coach Tommy Mainord says he was encouraged by the fact that his group did much better in Tuesday’s scrimmage after dropping several balls in last Saturday’s scrimmage.

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Video: Tommy Mainord on opportunity and lots of it

UK wide receivers coach Tommy Mainord talks here about Ryan Timmons, who is also working some at running back, and the rest of his receivers. It’s not a deep group but it is a hungry group. Mainord said that his … Continue reading

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BBL: Rex Chapman doesn’t like one-and-done rule

Big Blue Links for Wednesday: – Rex Chapman talks to Mark Mathis of the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer about one-and-dones. “I don’t want to mince words, but that is a bad rule. Most kids have no business doing it. Now, you’ve got Anthony … Continue reading

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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist on trading block and more news

The evening news for this Tuesday: – Wide receivers coach Tommy Mainord is the latest UK football staff member to get a video close-up. He follows follows Neal Brown, Bradley Dale Peveto, Jimmy Brumbaugh, Derrick Ansley and Chad Scott. – Mike DeCourcy of Sporting News says … Continue reading

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