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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Column: A Kentuckian’s look at Super Bowl LVI

Hunter Shelton February 17, 2022

The state of Kentucky came within moments of claiming a Cincinnati Bengals Super Bowl victory this past Sunday.If not for a late Los Angeles Rams touchdown, the Commonwealth would have had the opportunity...

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...

Brianna Stanley stares lovingly in the direction of the artichoke dip while watching Super Bowl LIV. Photo provided by Brianna Stanley.

How Super Bowl LIV changed this Kiwi’s mind about football

Brianna Stanley February 12, 2020

I don’t usually enjoy football. It’s unnecessarily long and flashy and basically Walmart-brand rugby. This year, having been lured to a Super Bowl party by the promise of artichoke dip and a healthy...

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Former NFL Quarterback Luck should be praised, not booed

Chandler Wilcox September 16, 2019

On Aug. 25, 2019, one of the most shocking stories in the history of football broke. After an illustrious career, Andrew Luck, coming up on what many thought would be a Super Bowl contending year for the...

Kentucky quarterback Jared Lorenzen carries the ball during the game against Florida on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, in Lexington, Kentucky. Florida won the game 24-21. File Photo

Cats, BBN look to honor Lorenzen this upcoming season

Mohammad Ahmad August 27, 2019

UK quarterback Terry Wilson, known by some as “Touchdown Terry,” is a name that will be on the minds of Kentucky football fans with a new season looming.But he isn’t the only quarterback on the minds...

New York Giants backup quarterback Jared Lorenzen speaks to reporters during Media Day for Super Bowl XLII at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008. (Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

Celebrated former UK football star, Jared Lorenzen, is dead at 38

Kernel News Desk July 3, 2019

Jared Lorenzen, a former UK football star, has died at the age of 38 just less than a week after being hospitalized. The former UK quarterback was admitted to the hospital last Friday, multiple statements...

Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Kash Daniel (56) celebrating a sack. University of Kentucky football defeated Penn State University 27-24 in the VRBO Citrus Bowl at Camping World Stadium on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK football’s locally aired halftime Super Bowl ad costs $35,000

Rick Childress February 1, 2019

The UK football team is looking to continue its off-season advertising campaign with a halftime Super Bowl ad that is slated to run in Central and Eastern Kentucky.The team announced the ad on Friday via...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) walks off after a play during the Governors Cup game against Louisville at Kroger Field on Saturday, November 25, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK football, UK HealthCare commercials during Super Bowl cost $24,000 each

Bailey Vandiver February 6, 2018

While the whole country watched Tide and Doritos commercials, Super Bowl viewers in the Lexington area also saw UK football and UK HealthCare commercials at halftime.Each 60-second spot cost $24,000, which...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. lifts his helmet to the crowd prior to 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

UK football’s Super Bowl commercial airs at halftime

Kernel Sports Staff February 4, 2018

After some technical difficulties early in the second quarter of Super Bowl LII, UK football's Super Bowl commercial aired on NBC aired at halftime, with Benny Snell narrating the whole clip.Fans watching...

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