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Kentucky offensive coordinator Liam Coen looks over to Kentucky assistant head coach Vince Marrow during an open practice in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Clubb)

Kentucky offensive coordinator Liam Coen speaks on his return to Lexington

Luke Fetzer, Reporter January 13, 2023

With the news being confirmed less than one week ago, it's official: Liam Coen has returned to Kentucky as Mark Stoops’ offensive coordinator.  Coen departed Lexington for the Los Angeles Rams after...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops and associate head coach Vince Marrow watch their team during the No. 9 Kentucky vs. Youngstown State football game on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 31-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky football hires Jay Boulware to be running backs coach and special teams coordinator

Cole Parke, Sports Editor December 12, 2022

Kentucky football hired Jay Boulware to replace John Settle as running backs coach and special teams coordinator on Monday. “I'm thrilled to add Jay to our staff at Kentucky,” Kentucky head coach...

Kentucky offensive coordinator Liam Coen coaches his team during an open practice in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Clubb)

Liam Coen returns to Kentucky as offensive coordinator

Cole Parke, Sports Editor December 9, 2022

Mark Stoops and Kentucky football officially returned Liam Coen as offensive coordinator on a three-year deal with $1.8 million per year on Tuesday, filling the void left behind by Rich Scangarello. "I'm...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops celebrates after a rushing touchdown by Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis (7) during the Kentucky vs. Louisville football game on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. UK won 52-21. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Report: UK hiring San Fransisco 49ers QBs coach Rich Scangarello as offensive coordinator

Hunter Shelton February 25, 2022

Mark Stoops is going back to the pros for his new offensive coordinator.  Kentucky is hiring San Fransisco 49ers quarterbacks coach Rich Scangarello as the Wildcats' new OC, according to Tom Pelissero...

Kentucky offensive coordinator Liam Coen looks over to Kentucky assistant head coach Vince Marrow during an open practice in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Clubb)

Column: Coen’s departure a symbol of success for Kentucky

Hunter Shelton February 22, 2022

Kentucky football coaches are departing for jobs with Alabama and the Los Angeles Rams this offseason. Think about that statement for a second.  The Wildcats are just six years removed from back-to-back...

Kentucky offensive coordinator Liam Coen coaches his team during an open practice in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Clubb)

Report: Kentucky offensive coordinator Liam Coen returning to Los Angeles Rams

Hunter Shelton February 21, 2022

For the second offseason in a row, Mark Stoops is on the hunt for a new offensive coordinator. First reported by Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated, Liam Coen is returning to the Los Angeles Rams to serve...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops coaches his team from the sidelines 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

Wide receiver Shamar Porter commits to Kentucky

Hunter Shelton January 28, 2022

Kentucky football has added a highly-touted recruit to the Class of 2023. Shamar Porter, a 4-star wide receiver out of Nashville, Tennessee, announced his commitment to Kentucky on Friday, choosing the...

Kentucky offensive coordinator Liam Coen coaches his team during an open practice in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Clubb)

Citrus Bowl prep “similar” to Super Bowl, according to Liam Coen

Barkley Truax December 20, 2021

“It's similar to playing in the Super Bowl to be honest, because our work needs to be done—and is done—prior to going down to the site. So our work is getting done,” offensive coordinator Liam...

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 Will Levis (7) tosses the ball on the sideline 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

Will Levis knows importance of Louisville rivalry to UK

Barkley Truax November 23, 2021

If Kentucky fans wanted a guy who’s committed to the bit, don’t go any further than UK quarterback Will Levis, who changed his name on Twitter to Wi˥ ˥ ˥evis, to insinuate the proverbial L’s down...

Kentucky running back LaVell Wright (29) pushes off a defensive player 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

Young Cats gain experience late against New Mexico State

Barkley Truax November 21, 2021

“It's always a confidence builder. It's just good for young men to get reps. You know, as they get plays, as they get game reps, they get better,” Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops said. “Experience...

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...

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