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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’s Jordan Wright speaks into a megaphone during the UK football media day on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Who’s expected to step up in UK’s pass rush and secondary?

Barkley Truax August 19, 2021

The two biggest question marks defensively for Kentucky this season are their pass rush and their skill in the secondary.At the end of last season, Kentucky’s pass rush was ranked 113th out of 126 FBS...

University of Kentuckys football team beat Murray State 48-10 for the Wildcats 3rd straight win of the season. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Cats defense prepares to face Volunteers this weekend

Braden Ramsey November 6, 2019

Kentucky’s defense stormed through the three-week stretch between byes with impressive performances, capped off by the showing two Saturday’s ago against the Missouri Tigers. Defensive coordinator...

University of Kentuckys football team beat Murray State 48-10 for the Wildcats 3rd straight win of the season. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK defensive back enters transfer portal

October 23, 2019

UK football redshirt freshman defensive back Stanley Garner has announced via Twitter that he will be entering the transfer portal. Garner, from Fort Lauderdale, was a four-star recruit heading into his...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops walks across the field during the game against Florida on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 29-21. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky football depth chart: Sep. 16

Mohammad Ahmad September 16, 2019

UK head coach Mark Stoops announced Monday that defensive back Taj Dodson and defensive tackle Phil Hoskins are both questionable for this weekend's upcoming road game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Dodson...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops holds a press conference during football media day on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Report: LSU defensive back transfers to Kentucky

Kernel Sports Staff August 26, 2019

According to reports, the Kentucky football program secured a new addition late Monday night. Former LSU defensive back Kelvin Joseph is transferring to UK.The four-star recruit played in 11 games in 2018...

Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen and running back Benny Snell Jr. 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

What’s next for Kentucky football?

Mohammad Ahmad January 16, 2019

Having the first 10-win season in 41 years, possessing three All-Americans and winning a bowl game for the first time in 10 years are some of the hallmarks of the UK football team’s historic 2018 season....

Kentucky Wildcats defensive end Calvin Taylor Jr. (91) celebrating after a sack. University of Kentucky football beat No. 14 Mississippi State to stay undefeated in the season on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football: Sept. 26 practice report

Cody Ryan September 26, 2018

Kentucky’s defense has earned much praise since the Wildcats have started 4-0. With the South Carolina Gamecocks coming to town, the defense must again prove its case for being one of the best defenses...

The Football Team training camp Tuesday, August 7, 2018. Photo by Britney Howard | UK Athletics

In-camp competition bettering the defensive backs

August 16, 2018

When players are going against one another each and every practice, training camp can turn into a routine for veteran players and can sometimes drag on.What are some of the defensive backs doing in order...

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