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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops watches his team from 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

Mark Stoops discusses Kentucky’s early signing class

Cole Parke December 16, 2021

One day removed from college football’s early signing day, Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops spoke about the Wildcats’ 2022 class.Kentucky recorded 22 signees with 10 early enrollees, in what was undoubtedly...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops coaches his team from the sideline 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

Kiyaunta Goodwin commits to Kentucky

Hunter Shelton December 15, 2021

Kentucky’s National Signing Day was a historic one, highlighted by landing one of the top offensive linemen in the country on Wednesday.  Kiyaunta Goodwin, the No. 2 offensive tackle in the...

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

Kaden Moorman commits to Kentucky

Jaron Centers October 8, 2021

Kaden Moorman, the No. 4 player in Kentucky in the class of 2023 (24/7 Sports,) has committed to play for Coach Stoops and the Wildcats. The three-star running-back out of Franklin County picked UK over...

An inflatable banana is tossed among Kentucky fans during the University of Kentucky vs. South Carolina football game on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. UK won 16-10. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Brenden Bates believes it’s time for Florida to stop overlooking UK

Barkley Truax September 28, 2021

“We haven't seen our team’s true full potential yet,” junior tight end Brenden Bates said Tuesday after practice.Kentucky has turned the ball over 11 times this season (six fumbles, five interceptions),...

Former Kentucky football player Kash Daniel (left) and wide receiver Wan’dale Robinson (right) high five each other during the UK football Fan Day open practice on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Behind the face mask: Wan’Dale Robinson

Scott Clarke September 2, 2021

There are a lot of words to describe junior wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson. He’s lightning-quick on the field. He’s explosive; any time he’s got the ball in his hands, he’s a threat to score....

Justin Rigg (83) blocks a defender during the UK football Fan Day open practice on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Two of Kentucky’s offensive stars preview the defense

Barkley Truax August 26, 2021

Tuesday, the defense previewed the offense, today, the offense has previewed the defense:“That’s a defense that’s not going to give up a lot of points,” Nebraska transfer and junior wide receiver...

Darren Green, Izayah Cummings, Josaih Hayes, JuTahn McClain, and Justin Rogers (left to right) pose for a photo during the UK football media day on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Izayah Cummings’ move to tight end has been “surprisingly natural”

Barkley Truax August 10, 2021

Kentucky’s tight end room is as deep as ever, despite Keaton Upshaw’s season-ending injury.Following the expected starter’s injury, the hole at the end of the line was filled by sophomore wide receiver...

Offensive line coach John Schlarman greets fans during the Cat Walk before Saturdays game versus Murray State on September 15th, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Mark Stoops honors John Schlarman with inaugural ‘Schlarman Strong’ invitational

Barkley Truax June 7, 2021

A cloudy day at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, KY held a special event in honor of a beloved member of the Kentucky football family.Kentucky once again hosted their annual Kentucky Football Alumni...

Kentucky Assistant Head Coach Vince Marrow watches the game from the sidelines during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Missouri football game on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 29-7. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Four-star cornerback Alex Afari chooses Kentucky

Barkley Truax May 7, 2021

The Kentucky football team added another 2022 four-star athlete to their program this morning, as Alex Afari committed to the Wildcats live on Kentucky Sports Radio.Afari, a 6-foot-2 195 pound cornerback...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops has Gatorade dumped on him after the University of Kentucky vs. North Carolina State TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. Kentucky won 23-21. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

“I’m Home”: Wan’Dale Robinson transfers to Kentucky

Braden Ramsey January 15, 2021

Vince Marrow may have missed out on former top Commonwealth recruit Wan’Dale Robinson when he was coming out of high school in 2019, but in the end, the “Big Dog” has gotten his man.Friday morning,...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops gets interviewed before the University of Kentucky vs. University of Georgia football game on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 14-3. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Bowling Green tight end Jordan Dingle commits to Kentucky

Barkley Truax November 13, 2020

The Kentucky football program had a tough Thursday as it learned of the passing of offensive line coach John Schlarman. While nothing can trump the loss of such a momentous figure, the team received...

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

Players and colleagues honor John Schlarman

Braden Ramsey November 12, 2020

After a long and heavy fight with cholangiocarcinoma - a rare form of cancer that forms in the bile ducts - Kentucky offensive line coach John Schlarman died Thursday morning at the age of 45.An inspiration...

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