Phillips releases depth chart as season opener nears

UK head football coach Joker Phillips released his team’s two-deep depth chart to the media just six days before his team opens its 2012 campaign against archrival Louisville. The depth chart reveals who fans can expect to see on the field early in the season, and who earned playing time following training camp earlier this month.

Below is the entire two-deep depth chart Phillips released on Monday:

OFFENSE

TE   Tyler Robinson- Junior
Ronnie Shields- Sophomore

LT   Darrian Miller- Sophomore
Jordan Swindle- Freshman

LG   Zach West- Freshman (RS)
Teven Eatmon-Nared- Sophomore

C     Matt Smith- Senior*
Max Godby- Sophomore

RG   Larry Warford- Senior
Jack Gruenschlaeger- Freshman (RS)

RT   Kevin Mitchell- Junior
Trevino Woods- Senior

WR   La’Rod King- Senior
Demarco Robinson- Sophomore

WR   E.J. Fields- Senior
Aaron Boyd- Senior

WR   Gene McCaskill- Senior
or Daryl Collins- Freshman (RS)

FB   D.J. Warren- Sophomore
Cody Jones- Junior

RB   CoShik Williams- Senior
or Raymond Sanders- Junior 

QB   Maxwell Smith- Sophomore
         Morgan Newton- Senior

DEFENSE

DE   Collins Ukwu- Senior*
Farrington Guguienin- Freshman (RS)

DT   Donte Rumph- Junior
Mike Douglas- Sophomore

DT   Mister Cobble- Junior
Tristian Johnson- Junior

E/LB  Alvin (Bud) Dupree- Sophomore
Taylor Wyndham- Senior

MLB   Avery Williamson- Junior
Jabari Johnson- Freshman (RS)

WLB   Tyler Brause- Sophomore
Malcolm McDuffen- Sophomore

LB/S  Miles Simpson- Sophomore
Josh Forrest- Freshman (RS)

CB   Cartier Rice- Senior
Fred Tiller- Freshman

S   Mikie Benton- Senior
Dakotah Tyler- Junior

S   Ashley Lowery- Sophomore
Daron Blaylock- Freshman

CB   Martavius Neloms- Senior
J.D. Harmon- Freshman 

Special Teams

K   Craig McIntosh- Senior
Joe Mansour- Junior

P   Landon Foster- Freshman
Joe Mansour- Junior

LS   Kelly Mason- Freshman (RS)
Kyle Buddle- Sophomore

KOR  CoShik Williams- Senior
Raymond Sanders- Junior

PR   Demarco Robinson- Sophomore
Gene McCaskill- Senior 

KEY: RS = Redshirted last season, * = Denotes team captains
Breakdown by year: Freshmen- 5, RS Freshmen- 7, Sophomores- 14, Juniors- 10, Seniors- 15