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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Members of the University of Kentucky Football Team hangout on the field during the media day at Kroger Field on Sunday July 30, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Behind Snell, Cats project to be fine at running back

Chris Leach August 19, 2017

As a freshman, Benny Snell never imagined being in the role he currently is in just a year later.A year ago, Snell was still learning the playbook while Stanley “Boom” Williams and Jojo Kemp took more...

Seniors J.D. Harmon and Marcus McWilson wave to the crowd while walking off the field for the final time after the game against Austin Peay on Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

Cats pick up win No. 6 on senior day; send seniors, program to bowl game

By Chris Angolia November 19, 2016

The Big Blue Nation can breathe a sigh of relief when it comes to their beloved UK football team because for the first time since 2010, the team has become bowl eligible with its 49-13 victory over the...

Kentucky running back Jojo Kemp runs with the ball at Commonwealth on Saturday, October 8, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Vanderbilt 20-13. Photo by Lydia Emeric | Staff 

Cats beat Vandy at their own game

By Chris Angolia October 8, 2016

The main concern for Big Blue Nation coming into Saturday’s matchup with Vanderbilt was the fact that the Commodores love to run the ball and control the clock behind the SEC’s leading rusher Ralph...

Kentucky running back Mikel Horton runs the ball towards the first down during the first half of the University of Kentucky vs. Missouri football game at Faurot Field in Columbia, MO., on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Photo by Jonathan Krueger

Mikel Horton leaving UK Football

By Chris Angolia September 27, 2016

Junior running back Mikel Horton is leaving the UK Football program. Multiple reports surfaced Tuesday night and were later confirmed by a UK Athletics spokesperson.Horton, a native of West Chester, Ohio,...

Kentucky running back Stanley Boom Williams rushes with the ball during the Wildcats game against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Commonwealth Stadium on September 2, 2016 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Cats beat down in the Swamp, winless streak to Gators reaches 30 games

Chris Angolia September 10, 2016

Perhaps CBS’ Verne Lundqvist and Gary Danielson summed up the Cats’ 45-7 loss to Florida perfectly midway through the third quarter as Lundqvist uttered “oh no” and Danielson followed with a sigh...

Hearing from UK’s running backs before second fall scrimmage

Kernel Sports Staff August 19, 2016

With the two-a-days and team workouts winding down, UK Football is preparing for its second and last scrimmage of its fall camp. After last scrimmage, the great performance from the offense, and lack...

UK running back Jojo Kemp at SEC Media Days. 

Finishing a key to accomplishing goals of Jojo Kemp, UK

Anthony Crawford July 13, 2016

Four years ago, senior running back Jojo Kemp came to UK with a mission. Kemp, a part head coach Mark Stoops’ first recruiting class, has been through all the up-and-downs that has accompanied the Cats...

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