Tag Archives: Za’Darius Smith

Za’Darius Smith: “That won’t happen again”

Kentucky defensive end Za’Darius Smith had three sacks today against Miami, but also picked up a celebration penalty.

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Video: UK players look back at Western loss

Here are some player video clips from the UK press luncheon today. We start with defensive end Za’Darius Smith, who got his first major colleege start and recorded his first major college sack on Saturday after transferring to UK from … Continue reading

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BBL: Clocking ticking down toward Saturday’s opener

Big Blue Links for Thursday: My column says Kentucky made the right hire whether Bobby Petrino beats Mark Stoops on Saturday or not.¬† UK running backs are glad to know that the ground game won’t be abandoned by Neal Brown’s … Continue reading

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BBL: Emmanuel Mudiay shakes up Kentucky fans

Big Blue Links for Saturday: * The BBN broke into a cold sweat last night when news broke that Emmanuel Mudiay, the Texas point guard some scouting services believe is the No. 1 prospect in the Class of 2014, ¬†said … Continue reading

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Video: D.J. Eliot happy to have Za’Darius Smith back

One more Za’Darius Smith subject-line video, this time with defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot talking about how good it was to get the defensive end back on the practice field.

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Video: Za’Darius Smith on his return to practice

Here is Za’Darius Smith talking to the media after returning to practice this morning. The junior defensive end had been out since August 9 with a high ankle sprain. Smith said he feels like he is picking up right where … Continue reading

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Video: Za’Darius Smith, Bud Dupree working on sack dance

Friends and defensive ends Za’Darius Smith and Bud Dupree have been hanging out and trying to come up with a sack dance.

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Video: Mark Stoops talks about defensive ends

Here is UK coach Mark Stoops talking last night about his defensive ends, Za’Darius Smith and Bud Dupree.

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Video: Za’Darius Smith on (not) hitting the QB

Kentucky defensive end Za’Darius Smith, who arrived as a recruiting coup out of a Mississippi junior college, spent a considerable amount of Saturday night in the opponents’ backfield. One problem, however, he was not allowed to hit the quarterback. Those … Continue reading

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There is good news on Donte Rumph’s injury

I’m in Indianapolis to cover Louisville’s Midwest Region game tonight against Oregon, but there is good news back home on the Kentucky football front. At this morning’s spring football scrimmage, UK announced defensive tackle Donte Rumph would undergo shoulder surgery … Continue reading

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