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Here is UK coach Mark Stoops talking last night about his defensive ends, Za’Darius Smith and Bud Dupree.
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
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
Big Blue Links for Wednesday: * In a big flip, Jason Hatcher is expected to sign with UK today, reports the Herald-Leader. The Trinity defensive end had originally committed to Southern Cal. * John Calipari stops wearing his tie. Frank … Continue reading
Big Blue Links for Thursday: Kentucky signs a Greenville giant, reports Ethan Bernal of Advertiser. First three weeks a whirlwind for Stoops, writes Jen Smith of H-L. Juco signings show early progress, writes Dick Gabriel for BBI. Cats get a … Continue reading
By hiring former Auburn star Jimmy Brumbaugh to coach his defensive line, Mark Stoops has opened the door to some impressive junior college recruits. Brumbaugh was the defensive line coach at East Mississippi Community College, the Scooba, Miss., school that … Continue reading