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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Redshirt sophomore defensive lineman Josh Paschal answers interview questions during football media day on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Sydney Carter | Staff

After overcoming cancer, Pashcal looks to be a leader on defense

Erika Bonner August 28, 2019

For a lot of student athletes, finding a balance between school, athletics and having a life outside of those things is a hard thing to juggle.But imagine that combined with making time for doctors’...

ESPNs Holly Rowe hugs Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen after he receives the Heart of a Wildcat award presented at the Catspys on Monday, April 15, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Paschal, Conrad headline 2019 CATSPY’s

April 15, 2019

Every year, the CATSPY awards are held to honor UK Athletics’ stars, and they couldn’t have been much brighter this year. The winners and nominees of each award given out on Monday night are listed...

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...

New Football headshots Thursday, May 30, 2013. Photo by Britney McIntosh

Kentucky football program members fighting serious illness

Roman West August 27, 2018

Two of Kentucky’s stars, one player and one coach, are being treated for serious illnesses this offseason.Josh Paschal, sophomore defensive end, was diagnosed with malignant melanoma in early August,...

Landon Young #67 of the Kentucky Wildcats blocks an EKU Defensive Lineman during the game against EKU on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated EKU 27 to 16. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Landon Young out for season after knee injury

Kernel Sports August 25, 2018

UK football announced Saturday that offensive lineman Landon Young suffered a right knee injury in practice and is ruled out for the season.Young, a junior, has helped carve out space on the offensive...

Head Coach Mark Stoops watches his players on the field during Kentucky Footballs Blue-White Spring Game on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Paschal diagnosed with malignant melanoma

August 3, 2018

As Mark Stoops walked slowly up to the podium he had sat at so many times, for so many press conferences, the news announcement he was planning to make made his steps heavier and slower.As he sat down...

UK head coach Mark Stoops calls a timeout during the game against Ole Miss on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Lexington, Ky.

UK football team is using spring to grow a young offense

Mohammad Ahmad March 31, 2018

UK football head coach Mark Stoops and several of his players spoke at a press conference Saturday afternoon following an early spring practice. The team participated in its first outdoor scrimmage this...

Kentucky wide receiver Lynn Bowden Jr. reacts after a kickoff return during the game against the Florida Gators on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky was defeated 28-27. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Top players for the Cats’ 2018 football season

January 12, 2018

With the 2017 UK football season in the books, it’s time for the coaching staff to put the past behind them and start preparing for next season.However, next year’s team will look drastically different...

Kentucky linebacker Denzil Ware walks through the Cat Walk prior to the game against Ole Miss on Saturday, November 4, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky lost the game 37-34. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Denzil Ware suspended for bowl game

Kernel Sports Staff December 26, 2017

After Tuesday’s bowl game practice in Nashville, head coach Mark Stoops announced that defensive end Denzil Ware will be suspended for the Music City Bowl game.The news was first reported by Jon Hale...

Kentucky quarterback Stephen Johnson hurdles Missouri safety Thomas Wilson during the game against Missouri Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 40-34.

Kentucky football looks to bounce back against Tennessee

Roman West October 24, 2017

The Wildcats and the Volunteers are looking to get back on the right path after both teams suffered 45-7 losses on Saturday.Kentucky lost to Mississippi State in Starkville, Mississippi, and Tennessee...

“Blitz Baby” Joshua Paschal named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

Kernel Sports Staff October 2, 2017

For the first time in his career, freshman defensive end Joshua Paschal has been named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week by the league office for his performance against Eastern Michigan.This is the...

Head coach Mark Stoops addresses the media on National Signing Day at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Recap from signing day 2017

Tres Terrell February 2, 2017

The busiest day of the college football offseason, National Signing Day, is finally over which paves the way for the 2017 season. For head coach Mark Stoops and UK, it was perhaps the most successful signing...

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