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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky running back Kavosiey Smoke (0) runs the ball for a touchdown during the Kentucky vs. Tennessee football game on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 45-42. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Moving pieces and new faces: What to expect from Kentucky’s offense

Katelyn Perkins, Reporter August 30, 2022

The 2022 college football season is rapidly approaching, with less than one week away until the Wildcats return to Kroger Field. As the excitement builds, only time will tell how well the Cats' offense...

Kentucky running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. (24) runs the ball during the No. 16 University of Kentucky vs. LSU game on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 42-21. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky remains unbeaten, defeats LSU 42-21

Barkley Truax October 10, 2021

The Cats partied like it was 1950 Saturday night.No. 16 Kentucky defeated LSU 42-21 to improve to 6-0 for the first time in 71 years and 4-0 for just the fourth time in program history. Quarterback Will...

Kentucky quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr. runs in a touchdown during the game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at Vanderbilt Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky won 38-14. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Bowden puts on a show in win over the Commodores

November 16, 2019

Kentucky football (5-5, 3-5 SEC) became one step closer to receiving bowl game eligibility Saturday in Nashville, in what was Lynn Bowden’s best passing performance of the season. The Cats lit up the...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Lynn Bowden Jr. (1) walks off of the field after 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

UK’s 300-plus rushing yards weren’t enough in loss to Vols

November 10, 2019

Despite 302 rushing yards out of the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday night, it wasn’t enough to pull out a win against border rival Tennessee. In UK’s 17-13 loss to the Volunteers at Kroger Field, Lynn...

Kentucky Wildcats running back AJ Rose (10) breaks free from a tackle during the UK vs Arkansas football game on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 24-20. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

AJ Rose and Kavosiey Smoke have balanced game against Arkansas

Mohammad Ahmad October 12, 2019

Kentucky Football running backs AJ Rose and Kavosiey Smoke come together like yin and yang.Rose is the yin: He’s gets the most carries, and, at times, the shining attention. Then you have Smoke as the...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops walks across the field during the game against Florida on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 29-21. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky football depth chart: Sep. 16

Mohammad Ahmad September 16, 2019

UK head coach Mark Stoops announced Monday that defensive back Taj Dodson and defensive tackle Phil Hoskins are both questionable for this weekend's upcoming road game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Dodson...

Kentucky Wildcats defensive lineman Joshua Paschal (4) and offensive lineman coach John Schlarman walk off the field after the UK vs Florida football game on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Florida won 29-21. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Column: Why Kentucky/Florida perfectly demonstrated the highs, lows of college football

September 15, 2019

It ain’t over until it’s over. That’s college football. It’s so beautiful, yet it can be so devastating. Then it’s beautiful again. ….And then comes more devastation. But isn’t that what...

Kentucky running back Kavosiey Smoke carries the ball down the field during the game against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 38-17. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK football practice report: September 10

September 10, 2019

The Kentucky football program is working through some changes ahead of the Florida game, and players seem to be eager and ready to execute those adjustments. The most obvious change being quarterback...

Kentucky Wildcats defensive lineman Davoan Hawkins (55) runs out with safety Davonte Robinson (9) and wide receiver Brett Slusher (25). University of Kentucky’s football team played their annual spring game on Friday, April 12, 2019 at Kroger Field. The Blue team won 64-10. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Breaking down UK’s 2019 Blue-White game

April 12, 2019

It’s finally time to start talking football in the Bluegrass again. Friday evening, UK football played its Blue-White Spring game to kick off the 2019 season and left its audience with plenty to break...

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Season 3 Episode 11: Chris isn’t a doctor

November 27, 2018

Recorded before Danny Clark's announcement to transfer from UK, the crew discusses UK's quarterback situation, the future impact of the historic football season and just what is wrong with Nick Richards...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Sihiem King runs down the field during the Music City Bowl game against Northwestern on Friday, December 29, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. Kentucky was defeated 24-23. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Sihiem King to use redshirt this season

September 30, 2018

After beating South Carolina on Saturday night, head coach Mark Stoops announced that third string running back Sikhism King will redshirt this season.King was spotted pregame wearing street clothes while...

The Football Team training camp Friday, August 10, 2018. Photo by Britney Howard | UK Athletics

Practice notes from UK football’s 10th training camp practice

August 14, 2018

On Tuesday afternoon, offensive coordinator Eddie Gran met with media after UK’s 10th practice to share how the team responded to Saturday’s disappointing scrimmage.According to Gran, the offense has...

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