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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky running back LaVell Wright (29) pushes off a defensive player during the Kentucky vs. New Mexico State football game on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 56-16. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Young Cats gain experience late against New Mexico State

Barkley Truax November 21, 2021

“It's always a confidence builder. It's just good for young men to get reps. You know, as they get plays, as they get game reps, they get better,” Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops said. “Experience...

Quarterbacks. Photo by Elliott Hess | UK Athletics

The thrill and the agony: Will Levis named starting QB, Joey Gatewood to transfer

Hunter Shelton August 16, 2021

Possibly the most important quarterback battle in the tenure of Mark Stoops’ time at Kentucky ended on Sunday, as the head coach named Will Levis the starting quarterback for the Wildcats week...

Will Levis (7) runs the ball during a teams drill during the UK football Fan Day open practice on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Will Levis named Kentucky’s starting quarterback

Barkley Truax August 15, 2021

The wait is over: Will Levis is Kentucky's starting quarterback for week one of the 2021 season, Mark Stoops announced Sunday evening."We made the best decision for this football team to win games," head...

Joey Gatewood (2) throws the ball during the UK football Fan Day open practice on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Meet the quarterbacks

Barkley Truax August 8, 2021

If one word could describe the Kentucky quarterback room this fall, it would be confident.It’s a new era for Kentucky quarterbacks after the transfer of Terry Wilson to New Mexico, where one quarterback...

Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson (3) throws the ball in the first quarter of a game between Tennessee and Kentucky at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020.

Kentucky offense shows sparks in first half versus Alabama

Barkley Truax November 21, 2020

Despite getting blown out by Alabama 63-3, Kentucky’s showing was somehow not complete doom and gloom. The offense, particularly in the opening half, provided a little optimism for the season’s final...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Terry Wilson (3) walks the field before the Belk Bowl football game between Kentucky and Virginia Tech on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. UK won 37-30. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky can get back to .500 against Alabama

Barkley Truax November 17, 2020

Do you see the Wildcats’ glass as half empty or half full?Kentucky looks to keep its momentum going following the 38-35 victory over Vanderbilt last week as they prepare for Alabama this Saturday.The...

Kentucky Wildcats tight end Keaton Upshaw (88) runs out onto the field before the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt University football game on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. UK won 38-14.Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky hopes to get its offense on track against Vanderbilt

Barkley Truax November 13, 2020

Following its bye week, Kentucky (2-4) is set to play Vanderbilt (0-5) in Lexington this Saturday.The Cats have had a rough last two games to say the least. Despite the defense leading the nation in interceptions...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops shakes hands with fans at Cat Walk before the Governors Cup game against Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 45-13. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Stoops, Marrow headline Top-25 recruiting class on Signing Day

Braden Ramsey December 18, 2019

The steady improvements that the Kentucky football program has made on the field the past few seasons were backed up in their recruiting efforts on WednesdayHead coach Mark Stoops and his team brought...

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