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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky wide receiver Josh Ali (6) runs for a 62-yard touchdown 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

Josh Ali, Isaiah Epps involved in car accident, will not play in Citrus Bowl

Barkley Truax December 20, 2021

Two of Kentucky’s top receivers will not participate against Iowa in the Citrus Bowl.Josh Ali and Isaiah Epps were involved in a car accident over the break since Kentucky defeated Louisville on Nov....

Kentucky quarterback Beau Allen (11) celebrates after rushing for a three-yard touchdown 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

Kentucky’s stars excel as Cats roll past New Mexico State, 56-16

Hunter Shelton November 20, 2021

Kentucky improved to 8-3 following a 56-16 drubbing of New Mexico State. The win makes two in a row for UK, following a three-game losing streak in SEC play. Despite four turnovers from UK, the...

Kentucky wide receiver Chauncey Magwood (10) celebrates a first down during the UK vs. Tennessee football game on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 45-42. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky implementing more receivers into offense

Barkley Truax November 7, 2021

Despite falling to Tennessee 45-42 at home, Kentucky had their most explosive night offensively of the season.Taking just one glance the stat sheet, it looks as though the Wildcats should’ve pulled the...

Kentucky running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. (24) celebrates during UK’s game against Missouri on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 35-28. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky escapes upset bid, defeats Chattanooga 28-23

Hunter Shelton September 18, 2021

Kentucky defeated Chattanooga 28-23 on Saturday afternoon to improve to 3-0 for the first time since 2018.  While it wasn’t pretty, head coach Mark Stoops knows that a win is a win, by any means: “Obviously the...

Kentucky wide receiver Josh Ali (6) runs through a play during an open practice in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Clubb)

Kentucky wide receiver charged with leaving scene of an accident; driving without insurance

Hunter Shelton September 15, 2021

Kentucky football wide receiver Josh Ali is scheduled to appear in court next week on charges of leaving the scene of an accident without rendering aid and driving without insurance, according to WDRB's...

Kentucky wide receiver Isaiah Epps (81) runs down field during UK’s home opener against Louisiana Monroe on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 45-10. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Isaiah Epps looks to make the most of his senior season

Barkley Truax September 7, 2021

Kentucky’s wide receiver room is deeper than fans thought.While the one-two punch of Wan’Dale Robinson and Josh Ali combined for 261 yards receiving, senior wide receiver Isaiah Epps had the game of...

Kentucky running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. (24) celebrates during UK’s home opener against Louisiana Monroe on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 45-10. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky wins season opener in style; defeats UL Monroe 45-10

Hunter Shelton September 4, 2021

Kentucky football began their 2021 campaign with a bang on Saturday, throttling Louisiana Monroe 45-10 at Kroger Field in Lexington. Will Levis led the charge for UK, completing 18 of 26 passes for...

Kentucky quarterback Will Levis (7) looks for an open receiver during UK’s home opener against Louisiana Monroe on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 45-10. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK passing game comes up big in season opener

Barkley Truax September 4, 2021

Kentucky’s offense showed up as advertised.The Wildcats finished their first game with 564 yards of offense, something Kentucky fans have been waiting to see since Mark Stoops took over as head coach...

Rahsaan Lewis UK Football Training Camp 2021 Photo by Jacob Noger | UK Football

Rahsaan Lewis could add depth Kentucky needs at wide receiver

Barkley Truax August 11, 2021

Fan Day 2021 answered a lot of questions reporters and fans alike had over the off-season, including who could step up at wide receiver.Super senior Josh Ali was a one-man show at wide out last year and...

Will Levis (7) 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

Takeaways from Kentucky’s Fall camp open practice

Barkley Truax August 7, 2021

It's finally football time in the bluegrass.Kentucky held it's annual Fan Day Saturday morning at Kroger Field, and many questions surrounding the program were answered in the two hours that the Wildcats...

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 wide receiver Josh Ali (6) walks off the field during the Kentucky vs. Tennessee football game on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 17-13. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Cats have all eyes on the Vols as Georgia looms on the horizon

Barkley Truax October 13, 2020

UK wide receiver Josh Ali and offensive lineman Darian Kinnard were all business talking to the media this week.Kentucky hasn’t defeated Tennessee in Knoxville since 1984, but that streak isn’t something...

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