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Five former wildcats selected in NFL Draft, more sign as free agents

Mohammad Ahmad April 28, 2019

Unless you were alive in 1979, this year’s NFL Draft just might be the most memorable one for Kentucky fans in recent history.   Five former Wildcats heard their names get called, the most since 1979...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops watches as his players warm up prior to the game against Murray State on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Murray 48-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Mark Stoops press conference Q&A: Nov. 12

November 12, 2018

Opening statement: “As I mentioned Saturday night after the game, feel the same way today, that again, we didn’t obviously play good enough, I didn’t have them prepared well enough and we need to...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops watches as his players warm up prior to the game against Murray State on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Murray 48-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Mark Stoops’ press conference Q&A: Oct. 29

October 29, 2018

Opening statement: “Once again, just as I mentioned Saturday night, just very, very proud of our football team finding a way to compete and to win. It’s really gratifying to see all three phases have...

Kentucky Wildcat players celebrate during the game against South Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Chase Phillips| Staff

Kentucky football depth chart: Oct. 1

Kernel Sports Staff October 1, 2018

QB1  Terry Wilson (Soph., 6-3, 205)2  Gunnar Hoak (Soph., 6-4, 206) 3  Danny Clark (Fr.-RS, 6-2, 232)RB1  Benny Snell (Jr., 5-11, 223)2  A.J. Rose (Soph, 6-1, 208) 3  Sihiem King (Sr., 5-9, 172)WR...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) celebrates a touchdown during the game against Mississippi State on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky defeats no. 14 ranked Mississippi State 28-7

September 22, 2018

Kentucky returned to their home field for week four of their schedule, this time taking on no. 14 ranked Mississippi State. The Cats battled to earn a 28-7 win over the Bulldogs.Despite the pouring rain...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) and Kentucky Wildcats cornerback Lonnie Johnson Jr. (6) celebrated late in the fourth quarter during their game against the Florida Gators Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville. Kentucky beat Florida 27-16. Photo provided by Alex Slitz | Lexington Herald-Leader

Twitter reaction from Kentucky’s win over Florida

September 8, 2018

Kentucky football secured one of its biggest wins in program history on Saturday night when they snapped the 31-game losing streak to the Florida Gators with a 27-16 win in Gainesville.Several people took...

Terry Wilson throws a pass at one of UKs training camp practices at the UK Football Training Center in Lexington, Ky. Photo provided by UK Athletics

Kentucky football depth chart: Aug. 27

Kernel Sports Staff August 27, 2018

OffenseQBTerry Wilson (Soph., 6-3, 205)Gunnar Hoak (Soph., 6-4, 206) Danny Clark (Fr.-RS, 6-2, 232)RBBenny Snell (Jr., 5-11, 223)Sihiem King (Sr., 5-9, 172) OR A.J. Rose (Soph, 6-1, 208) WR XTavin Richardson...

Kentucky wide receiver Dorian Baker runs downfield during the game against the Louisville Cardinals at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, November 28, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Louisville defeated Kentucky 38-24. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

After his injury last year, Baker is ready to be a football mentor

Chase Campbell August 21, 2018

Dorian Baker prepared for his final Media Day as a UK Wildcat as he looked out over the field he had been on many times over the last four years.Baker’s road to his senior season has been rocky: Before...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops shakes hands with fans during the Cat Walk before the game against Ole Miss on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky lost the game 37-34. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Notes from Mark Stoops’ spring practice press conference

March 5, 2018

Mark Stoops held a press conference on Monday morning to discuss all things related to the Kentucky football team as the Cats kicked off their spring practices earlier that day.The team will officially...

Head Coach for the Kentucky Wildcats, Mark Stoops walks during the Cat Walk prior to the game against EKU on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated EKU 27 to 16. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Discipline is the key word for Stoops’ players this week

Jacob Heheman September 11, 2017

As the UK football team travels to Columbia, South Carolina this week, they will be seeking their fourth straight win against the Gamecocks. However, head coach Mark Stoops says past success against South...

Dean Hood, UK Football’s special teams coordinator and outside linebacker coach, had a ten season career at Eastern Kentucky University prior to his time at the University of Kentucky. June 15, 2017 Photo by Chet White | UK Athletics

Dean Hood predicts “a lot of emotion” when UK Football faces his old team

Chase Campbell August 29, 2017

UK Football’s special teams coordinator and outside linebacker coach Dean Hood is in his first season at UK after a one-season stint at Charlotte, and a combined ten seasons coaching for Eastern Kentucky....

Dorian Baker

Injuries spell trouble for the Cats before season opener

Chase Campbell August 26, 2017

The defining characteristic of this year’s UK football team is the level of experience across all positions. Now, this veteran Cats squad is suffering injuries in scrimmages that are taking senior leadership...

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