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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats defensive back Brandin Echols (26) celebrates with his team after picking off a NC State pass during the University of Kentucky vs. North Carolina State TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. Kentucky won 23-21. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky ties school record with Gator Bowl triumph over NC State

Braden Ramsey January 2, 2021

The recent string of success the Kentucky football program has seen under Mark Stoops has become borderline unprecedented.With their 23-21 win over NC State in the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, the Cats not only...

The Kentucky offense gets in formation during the Belk Bowl against Virginia Tech on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kentucky won 37-30. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats’ eye view: UK’s offense

Jordan Barber September 24, 2020

As Kentucky football gears to face Auburn on Sept. 26, several questions exist on the offensive side of the ball.The first is perhaps the elephant in the room: Kentucky no longer has Lynn Bowden Jr. as...

Kentucky Wildcats running back AJ Rose (10) breaks free from a tackle during the UK vs Arkansas football game on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 24-20. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

AJ Rose and Kavosiey Smoke have balanced game against Arkansas

Mohammad Ahmad October 12, 2019

Kentucky Football running backs AJ Rose and Kavosiey Smoke come together like yin and yang.Rose is the yin: He’s gets the most carries, and, at times, the shining attention. Then you have Smoke as the...

Kentucky players celebrate after winning the VRBO Citrus Bowl against Penn State on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Camping World Stadium, in Orlando, Florida. Kentucky defeated Penn State 27-24. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Kentucky football solidifies ‘culture change’ with 27-24 win over Penn State

Bailey Vandiver January 1, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla.— The culture has changed: Kentucky is a real football school. UK football solidified this status in a 27-24 win over Penn State in the VRBO Citrus Bowl Tuesday.“Believe me, we had a...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Sihiem King runs down the field during the Music City Bowl game against Northwestern on Friday, December 29, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky was defeated 24-23. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Sihiem King to use redshirt this season

September 30, 2018

After beating South Carolina on Saturday night, head coach Mark Stoops announced that third string running back Sikhism King will redshirt this season.King was spotted pregame wearing street clothes while...

AJ Rose

After first game of season, Rose is ready to bloom

September 12, 2018

Before Sept. 1, the name A.J. Rose was likely only familiar to those UK football fans who had studied the week's depth chart or seen Rose burst out for more than 100 yards in the relaxed 2018 spring game...

Freshman Asim Rose runs the ball up the field during Kentucky Footballs Blue-White Spring Game on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

A.J. Rose was in full bloom during Blue-White scrimmage

April 13, 2018

At the beginning of the 2017-18 football season, Chris Leach and I gave our predictions for how UK’s season would go. One of the questions posed to us was to name a breakout player in the coming year.I...

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