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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 quarterback Will Levis (7) gives the “L’s down” signal after scoring a touchdown during the UK vs. Louisville football game on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky dominates Louisville, keeps Governor’s Cup in Lexington

Barkley Truax November 27, 2021

For the third game in row, Kentucky (9-3) has taken care of business against in-state rival Louisville (6-6), defeating the Cardinals 52-21 to retain the Governor’s Cup.Kentucky‘s Will Levis was the...

Kentucky safety Jordan Griffin intercepts a Louisville pass during 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

Kentucky defense holds UofL to 13 points in Governor’s Cup win

November 30, 2019

Nothing can take away from the offensive showing Kentucky put on in its 45-13 rout of Louisville Saturday afternoon on Senior Day, but a lot is to be said about the performance the Wildcat defense gave...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) and Kentucky Wildcats running back Christopher Rodriguez Jr. (24) celebrate after a UK touchdown during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Louisville Governor’s Cup football game on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 45-13. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Bowden, running backs run over Cards in historic Governor’s Cup win

Mohammad Ahmad November 30, 2019

Kentucky’s rushing offense continues to run through the record books. After rushing for an in-game school record 462 rushing yards last weekend against UT-Martin, the Cats delivered quite an encore...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) celebrates a touchdown during the game against Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Scouting the Louisville Cardinals

Braden Ramsey November 29, 2019

Saturday marks the final regular season game for Kentucky football this year. Big Blue Nation can be thankful for not having to go through the drama and angst that comes with needing to become bowl-eligible...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) answers questions from a reporter after the University of Kentucky vs. UT Martin football game on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

Kentucky coaches, players preview the 7-4 Louisville Cardinals

November 26, 2019

Rivalry week is never taken lightly—especially in the state of Kentucky. The 6-5 Wildcats face the 7-4 Louisville Cardinals this weekend in their last game of the regular season, and this year the meeting...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Bunchy Stallings (65), Kentucky Wildcats running back Asim Rose (10) and Kentucky Wildcats offensive lineman Darian Kinnard (70) celebrate after Rose ran the ball to the endzone during the game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Kroger Field, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated MTSU 34-23. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Kentucky looks to get ninth win for the first time since 1977

Braden Ramsey November 24, 2018

Saturday marks the final regular season game of what has been a historic season for the Kentucky football program. The team looks to head into their bowl game on a winning note, with an opportunity to...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Terry Wilson (3) walking off of the field after UKs win. University of Kentucky football defeated Middle Tennessee State University 34-23 at Kroger Field on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football to face Louisville in Governor’s Cup

Madison Dennis November 23, 2018

The Kentucky Wildcats are set to face the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday in Cardinal Stadium for the Governor’s Cup.  The rivals are tied 15-15 in the series and each team is hoping to close out their...

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. 19

November 19, 2018

Opening statement: “I’ll just start by thanking Kroger. I appreciate you, what you do for our school, our community and this rivalry. Looking forward to a big game here this week. Proud of our team...

Louisville Cardinals running back Reggie Bonnafon (7) scores a touchdown during the Governors Cup game against Kentucky at Kroger Field on Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Louisville won 44-17. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

After a short break, UK has work to do before their bowl game

Chris Leach November 25, 2017

After the first five games for UK football, the Cats stood at 4-1 and only allowed an opponent to rush more than 100 yards once.Since then, the Cats have gone 3-4 and allowed opponents to rush more than...

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson runs the ball past defenders during the game against the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday, November 26, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

Scouting report: Louisville football

Jordan Colquitt November 23, 2017

This Thanksgiving weekend, the UK football team will take on its in-state rival Louisville at Kroger Field. The last time these two teams met was a hard-fought battle at Louisville and the Cats brought...

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