Kentucky Rumors & News

  • Kentucky's Jeff Badet to transfer for 5th season

    Louisville Courier-Journal "UK has lost its leading receiver. Junior wide receiver Jeff Badet, who led UK with 670 receiving yards in 2016, will transfer, the school announced Friday. Badet is on track to graduate in May. He could then play his final season of eligibility immediately elsewhere. “I want to thank all the..." January 13

  • Georgia Tech beats Kentucky in TaxSlayer Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Dedrick Mills knew one thing for sure when Georgia Tech lined up to try to convert a fourth down from deep in its own territory during the second quarter Saturday. The play was coming to him. The freshman running back churned forward for a critical first down in..." December 31

  • Kentucky recruiting: 4-star DE Joshua Paschal commits to Wildcats

    SEC Country "Kentucky added a big piece to its 2017 recruiting class Tuesday. The Wildcats got a commitment from 4-star DE Joshua Paschal, according to 247Sports’ Josh Edwards. The Good Counsel (Md.) Olney pass rusher is ranked as the No. 11 strongside defensive end in the country and the No. 7 prospect in..." December 13

  • Kentucky stuns No. 11 Louisville, 41-38

    The Sports Xchange "LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Austin MacGinnis kicked a 47-yard field goal with 12 seconds left to lift Kentucky to a 41-38 upset of No. 11 Louisville on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. "I just picked a target and hit it," MacGinnis said. MacGinnis' kick was right down the middle,..." November 26

  • Kentucky overcomes slow start to rout Austin Peay

    The Sports Xchange "Benny Snell ran for 152 yards and two touchdowns to lead Kentucky to a dominating 49-13 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky. The Wildcats (6-5) came back from an early 13-0 deficit against their winless FCS foe to snap a two-game losing streak,..." November 19

  • Tennessee stops Kentucky behind Dobbs' 5 TDs

    The Sports Xchange "Senior quarterback Joshua Dobbs passed for three touchdowns and added two rushing scores as Tennessee recorded a 49-36 victory over Tennessee on Saturday in SEC play at Knoxville, Tenn. Dobbs passed for 223 yards and rushed for 147 as the Volunteers (7-3, 3-3 SEC) defeated the Wildcats for..." November 12

  • Kentucky routs Missouri as Snell rushes for 192 yards

    The Sports Xchange "True freshman Benny Snell Jr. rushed for 192 yards and two touchdowns and junior running back Stanley "Boom" Williams rushed for 182 yards and accounted for two scores as Kentucky posted a 35-21 victory over Missouri on Saturday in SEC play at Columbia, Mo. Junior quarterback Stephen Johnson..." October 29

  • Kentucky beats Mississippi State on final play

    The Sports Xchange "Austin MacGinnis kicked a 51-yard field goal as time expired to give Kentucky a wild 40-38 victory over visiting Mississippi State on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky. Stephen Johnson threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns for Kentucky (4-3). Benjamin Snell Jr. rushed for..." October 23

  • Danny Clark, former Ohio State pledge, commits to Kentucky

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Three-star quarterback Danny Clark of Archbishop Hoban decommitted from Ohio State less than a month ago. He has already found a new home. Clark announced his commitment to Kentucky on Saturday while in Lexington visiting the Wildcats home game vs. Mississippi State. A 6-foot-4,..." October 22

  • Kentucky rides ground game, defense over Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Kentucky's defense didn't allow a touchdown and the Wildcats rushed for 257 yards in a 20-13 win over Southeastern Conference rival Vanderbilt on Saturday at Lexington, Ky. The Wildcats (3-3, 2-2 SEC) survived a last-gasp Vanderbilt attempt on a fourth-and-goal play from Kentucky's 13-yard..." October 08

  • No. 1 Alabama pulls away from Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- After an uninspiring first half, sophomore wide receiver Calvin Ridley woke top-ranked Alabama's offense from its slumber. Ridley caught 11 passes for 174 yards and two second-half touchdowns as the No. 1 Crimson Tide took care of business with a 34-6 victory over..." October 01