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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats safety Davonte Robinson (9) tackles a MTSU player. University of Kentucky football defeated Middle Tennessee State University 34-23 at Kroger Field on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Robinson’s injury leaves a hole in the defensive backfield. How will UK fill it?

Chase Campbell August 29, 2019

The Kentucky football team came into camp this summer knowing they’d have to replace several productive bodies. Josh Allen, Benny Snell, Lonnie Johnson, Mike Edwards and George Asafo-Adjei were all taken...

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Five former wildcats selected in NFL Draft, more sign as free agents

Mohammad Ahmad April 28, 2019

Unless you were alive in 1979, this year’s NFL Draft just might be the most memorable one for Kentucky fans in recent history.   Five former Wildcats heard their names get called, the most since 1979...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops claps after a play during the game against Louisville on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Louisville 56-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Stoops, Allen named AP SEC Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year

December 3, 2018

Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops and four players were all named to the Associated Press' postseason awards.Stoops, the now-AP SEC Coach of the Year, led the team to a historic season, winning...

UKs captains walk out with a wounded veteran before the start of the game. University of Kentucky football lost to No. 6 Georgia 34-17 at Kroger Field on Saturday, November 3, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football depth chart: Nov. 19

November 19, 2018

QB1  Terry Wilson (Soph., 6-3, 205)2  Gunnar Hoak (Soph., 6-4, 206) 3  Danny Clark (Fr.-RS, 6-2, 232)RB1  Benny Snell (Jr., 5-11, 223)2  A.J. Rose (Soph, 6-1, 208) WR X1  Tavin Richardson (Jr.,...

Kentucky Wildcats safety Mike Edwards (7) hugging head coach Mark Stoops during the Senior Day ceremony before the game. University of Kentucky football defeated Middle Tennessee State University 34-23 at Kroger Field on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Senior defenders leave legacy of consistency, passion

November 17, 2018

Over the summer of 2018, the UK football fan base waited with bated breath to see if two of their most productive seniors would be returning. Linebacker/defensive end hybrid Josh Allen and safety Mike...

Kentucky running back Benny Snell Jr. high fives fans after UKs win over MTSU. University of Kentucky football defeated Middle Tennessee State University 34-23 at Kroger Field on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football defeats Middle Tennessee 34-23 on Senior Day

November 17, 2018

The Kentucky Wildcats brought a complete performance on Senior Day against Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday afternoon and grabbed their eighth win of the season to make for their best 11-game...

Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen (41) during Cat Walk before UKs game against UT. University of Kentuckys football team lost to University of Tennessee, 24-7, at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Veteran defenders anxiously await Senior Day

Cody Ryan November 14, 2018

After practice Wednesday, the UK football team’s defensive players talked about their emotional Senior Day game against Middle Tennessee this weekend.With numerous seniors playing in their last home...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops watches as his players warm up prior to the game against Murray State on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Murray 48-10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Mark Stoops press conference Q&A: Nov. 12

November 12, 2018

Opening statement: “As I mentioned Saturday night after the game, feel the same way today, that again, we didn’t obviously play good enough, I didn’t have them prepared well enough and we need to...

UKs captains walk out with a wounded veteran before the start of the game. University of Kentucky football lost to No. 6 Georgia 34-17 at Kroger Field on Saturday, November 3, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky football depth chart: Nov. 12

November 12, 2018

QB1  Terry Wilson (Soph., 6-3, 205) 2  Gunnar Hoak (Soph., 6-4, 206) 3  Danny Clark (Fr.-RS, 6-2, 232)RB1  Benny Snell (Jr., 5-11, 223)2  A.J. Rose (Soph, 6-1, 208) WR X1  Tavin Richardson (Jr.,...

Kentucky Wildcats cornerback Lonnie Johnson Jr. (6) deflecting a pass. University of Kentuckys football team lost to University of Tennessee, 24-7, at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky defense couldn’t pick up offensive slack in loss to Vols

November 10, 2018

Kentucky football’s inability to be efficient on offense may have been the most obvious problems the Wildcats had in their loss to the Tennessee Volunteers— but the defensive side of the ball showed...

Kentucky Wildcats cornerback Lonnie Johnson Jr. chases down Georgia tailback Elijah Holyfield during the game against Georgia on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky defense struggles against Georgia run

November 3, 2018

When you go against the no. 6 team in the country and a team who was a national championship contender last year, it might be hard to stop them from gaining yards, even you have a defense like Kentucky’s.Before...

Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Josh Allen (41) flexes after a play during the game against South Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated South Carolina 24 to 10. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Georgia’s offense preparing for ‘toughest challenge to date’

October 31, 2018

Georgia will be Kentucky’s toughest challenge of the season when the two teams face off on Saturday, and according to Georgia head coach Kirby Smart, Kentucky’s defense is near the top of Georgia’s...

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