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Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Destin Wade (15) throws a pass during the Kentucky vs. Iowa Music City Bowl football game on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. UK lost 21-0. Photo by Isabel McSwain | Staff

Iowa shuts out Cats 21-0 to end Kentucky’s postseason winning streak

Luke Fetzer, Staff Writer December 31, 2022

The Kentucky Wildcats (7-6) were defeated Saturday by the Iowa Hawkeyes (8-5) 21-0 off an impressive defensive performance which held the Kentucky offense to 185 total yards. The loss snapped Kentucky's...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver DeMarcus Harris (4) attempts to block a camera as offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello walks off the field after the No. 7 Kentucky vs. No. 14 Ole Miss football game on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at Vaught Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Mississippi. Ole Miss won 22-19. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Column: The 2022 season was a disastrous hiccup for Kentucky football

Cole Parke, Sports Editor December 2, 2022

Before the season even began I published a column titled: “This season may be do or die for Kentucky football.” If that’s true, well, it died. In that column I touched on a number of facts,...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver Dane Key (6) and running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. (24) celebrate during the Kentucky vs. Missouri football game on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri. UK won 21-17. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Wildcats hope to sink Commodores to start home stretch

Cole Parke, Sports Editor November 11, 2022

Kentucky football (6-3) looks to defeat Vanderbilt as it begins the final home stretch of the season. The season thus far has not quite lived up to the expectations placed upon the program leading into...

Kentucky footballs 2022 schedule is comprised of eight home games and four away games. The season begins on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Kroger Field as the Cats take on the Miami Ohio RedHawks.

A wild season for the Cats: Kentucky’s 2022 match-ups

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 1, 2022

Game 1: Miami Ohio RedHawks When: Saturday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. Location: Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky Series Record: 8-1-4 (Miami last victory in 1979) Last Meeting: Sept. 7, 2013 (UK won 41-7) 2021...

UK students cheer before UK’s game against Missouri on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 35-28. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Student expectations higher than ever as football season approaches

Luke Fetzer, Reporter September 1, 2022

Cue up “Grove Street Party” because Lexington is ready for the 2022 Kentucky football season to get underway. The Wildcats are coming off a 10-3 season, finishing second in the SEC East while also...

The Wildcats lead the Rebels in the fourth set of the UK vs. Ole Miss game on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Stoops vs. hoops: UK athletics coaches fight for fan favorite

Kendall Staton, Reporter August 28, 2022

In-house debate has sparked at the University of Kentucky after mens basketball coach John Calipari used a pregame press conference to compare the success of UK’s mens basketball and football programs. "This...

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops high fives fans during the Cat Walk before the University of Kentucky vs. Florida football game on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

What to know about UK football midway through spring practice

Hunter Shelton March 31, 2022

Kentucky is a football school, anyways…right?For fans who are still reeling from the historic loss to Saint Peter’s, not to worry. Mark Stoops is back for his 10th season at the helm of UK football,...

Kentucky tight end Justin Rigg (83) is tackled by a group of Tennessee defenders after catching a pass 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

What went wrong in Kentucky’s losses

Barkley Truax December 2, 2021

For the fifth time since 1949 and the second time in four seasons, Kentucky football has won at least nine games in a single season. What that also means is Kentucky dropped three games over the course...

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