Tag Archives: Za’Darius Smith

A three-spot from the Mark Stoops press conference

Three quick things from Kentucky football’s first game-week press luncheon of the season. 1. Suspensions. Senior offensive tackle Darrian Miller is suspended from the first game for a violation of team rules. Miller is considered possibly UK’s best offensive lineman, … Continue reading

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Video: Za’Darius Smith likes Drew Barker

After this morning’s scrimmage, Kentucky defensive end Za’Darius Smith was asked to size up the quarterback competition. He says all the quarterbacks are doing a good job, but says he likes Drew Barker. Related link: Jennifer Smith’s UK football blog

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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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Videos: UK players at SEC Media Days

From the SEC, videos of Bud Dupree, Za’Darius Smith and Jordan Swindle during their appearances today at the SEC Media Days 2014. Click here to see video of Mark Stoops.

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BBL: Rupp re-do gone wrong; Randle impresses Jazz

Big Blue Links for Thursday: Citing UK’s lack of support, Lexington mayor Jim Gray suspends Rupp Arena renovation project. Rupp will need an upgrade at some point, but now is not the time. Kentucky beats out UConn for a Top … Continue reading

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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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