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Kentucky Kernel

Wildcat and Bully engage in a staring contest during the 1st half of the Wildcats victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. photo by Addison Coffey | Staff

Mississippi State’s Fitzgerald and Sweat bring challenges for Cats

Pranavdeep Singh September 21, 2018

The No. 14 ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs (3-0,0-0 SEC) will come to Lexington Saturday to face off against the Kentucky Wildcats (3-0,1-0 SEC) for their fourth game of the season.Both teams come into...

Kentucky kicker Austin MacGinnis kicks a field goal during the first half of the game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Columbia, SC. Kentucky defeated USC 26-22. Photo by Taylor Pence | Staff

Austin MacGinnis investing into his future

September 11, 2018

Since a young age, Austin MacGinnis was associated with money.During his animated career at Kentucky, MacGinnis was "money" on several kicks, such as his game-winning 51-yard field goal against Mississippi...

Kentucky tight end C.J. Conrad runs the ball down field during the game against Ole Miss on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky lost the game 37-34. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

80 UK student athletes make Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

Kernel Sports Staff February 7, 2018

The SEC announced its Fall 2017 Academic Honor Roll of 1,018 student-athletes on Wednesday afternoon, and 80 UK student-athletes made the list. That number is down from last year’s 85 UK student-athletes...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Stephen Johnson 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

UK’s late comeback falls short in the Music City Bowl

Chris Leach December 29, 2017

After the Kentucky basketball team got Friday started with a win over Louisville, the football team couldn’t complete the UK sweep as the Cats fell to Northwestern in the Music City Bowl 24-23.The Cats...

Kentucky quarterback Stephen Johnson runs the ball down the field during the senior day game against Louisville on Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Louisville won the game 44-17.

Kentucky football takes on Northwestern in Music City Bowl

Roman West December 26, 2017

For the second season in a row, the Kentucky football team will end its season with a bowl game, as the Cats will travel to Nashville to take on the Northwestern Wildcats.Kentucky finished the regular...

Kentucky Wildcats cornerback Lonnie Johnson (6) and Louisville Cardinals running back Malik Williams (29) get into a fight during the game against Louisville on Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Tensions run high as Louisville retakes Governor’s Cup from UK football

Chase Campbell November 25, 2017

In the 24th consecutive Governor’s Cup football game between UK and Louisville on Saturday, the Cardinals exacted their revenge against the Cats by dominating them on their home field, 44-17.2016 Heisman...

Mississippi State attempts to tackle Kentucky during the game against Mississippi State at Commonwealth on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Mississippi State 40-38. Photo by Lydia Emeric | Staff 

Staff predictions: UK Football vs. Mississippi State

Kernel Sports Staff October 19, 2017

Ahead of the UK Football's game at Mississippi State this Saturday, the Kernel sports staff sat down to discuss their predictions for the game.How big of an impact is Jordan Jones going to make in his...

Kentucky quarterback Stephen Johnson hurdles over Mississippi State during the game against Mississippi State at Commonwealth on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Mississippi State 40-38. Photo by Lydia Emeric | Staff 

UK Football looks to become bowl eligible against Bulldogs

Roman West October 17, 2017

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Mississippi State Bulldogs will face off in their 45th all-time meeting Saturday when the Wildcats head to Starkville. The game will serve as a rubber match with the series...

Kentucky kicked Austin MacGinnis misses the game winning field goal during the game against the University of Florida on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 28-27. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

MacGinnis and others reflect on the kicker’s record breaking performance

Brianna Dooley October 8, 2017

During Kentucky’s victory over Missouri Saturday night, senior Kicker Austin MacGinnis broke Kentucky’s career scoring record. He surpassed Lones Seiber’s record set in 2009.During Seiber’s four-year...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops talking to his team from the sideline during the game against Missouri at Kroger Field in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

Stoops says Luke Wright is responsive after the game

Sports Staff October 7, 2017

In what was a scary situation at UK’s football game on Saturday, quarterback Luke Wright collapsed on the sidelines during the third quarter of the game.After the game, head coach Mark Stoops couldn’t...

Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. scores a touchdown during the game against Missouri Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 40-34.

Cats win another close one to improve to 5-1

October 7, 2017

On Saturday evening, the UK football team earned their third consecutive victory over Missouri, defeating the Tigers 40-34.The win gives UK a 5-1 record, their best start since 2014. It also keeps them...

Kentucky cornerback Lonnie Johnson & safety Mike Edwards celebrate a broken up pass during the game against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, September 30, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won 24-20. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Kernel sports staff’s predictions for UK versus Missouri

October 6, 2017

In their final game before their bye week, UK Football will face the Missouri Tigers in an SEC showdown at Kroger Field on Saturday night.Before the game, the Kernel's sports staff sat down to discuss...

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