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The Edge: UK’s run game to be tested

The Edge: UK’s run game to be tested

The fortified wall that is Missouri’s defense sits entrenched in front of UK’s high-flying offensive attack when the two SEC teams break into their November schedule on Saturday for a clash of East and West opponents.

Behind Enemy Lines: Missouri goes for its third straight win

UK will be coming off a loss to No. 1 ranked Mississippi State last Saturday which allowed head coach Mark Stoops an opportunity to truly challenge his players against some of the best competition in the country. Stoops wanted to see his players, especially his receivers, play with grit and enthusiasm.

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‘Boom’ Williams proving himself as a freshman running back

With a name like Stanley “Boom” Williams, the expectations for the freshman running back may have been unjustifiably high.

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Running game a concern for UK football

Few positives can be said about the results stemming from the Mississippi State game on Saturday in regards to the ground game. Running backs Jojo Kemp, Braylon Heard and Mikel Horton touched the ball a total of nine times for a combined 27 yards.

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UK football takes a step forward despite loss

The UK football program took a step forward on Saturday when it went toe-to-toe against No. 1 Mississippi State and fell a botched onside kick away from having a chance to tie the game before time ran out.

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UK’s upset bid falls short to No. 1 Mississippi State

The Cats were so close to pulling out a miracle in the Commonwealth but a suspect run defense and an offense that clammed up when they had opportunities to tie the game doomed any chances of an upset.

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Towles shows grit and promise in loss to No. 1 Mississippi State

By Annie Dunbar sports@kykernel.com Offensive inconsistency may have been the dagger in the heart of UK’s opportunities against No. 1 ranked Mississippi State on Saturday, but the matchup showed the heart and toughness of UK quarterback Patrick Towles. Towles, who was coming off a poor performance against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., made some mistakes against […]

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UK’s upset bid came up short as the No. 1 Mississippi State Bulldogs used the deadly combination of Dak Prescott and Josh Robinson to beat down a Cats team that failed to come up with any answers when their name was called to step up and go blow-for-blow with the Bulldogs.

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The Edge: UK not primed for the upset

Mississippi State heads into Commonwealth Stadium with every intention of shutting down a potential upset effort from a UK team that is coming off a tough 41-3 loss to LSU.

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MSU run game worries Stoops

Week by week, the challenges have become greater for UK as it dives further into SEC play. Saturday will be no different as the Cats prepare to take on the No. 1 ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs, who UK head coach Mark Stoops said is playing “red hot.”

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