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  • Trevor Etienne spurns Clemson to commit to SEC school

    Larry Brown Sports "Trevor Etienne will not be following the path of his brother Travis by committing to Clemson. Instead, the younger Etienne has opted to try his hand in the SEC. Etienne, a consensus four-star running back recruit, announced prior to Saturday’s All-American Bowl that he..." January 08

  • Kentucky S Yusuf Corker declares for NFL draft

    Sportsnaut "Kentucky safety Yusuf Corker announced Friday that he is entering the NFL draft. Corker was second on the Wildcats (10-3) with 81 tackles this season. He had 77 stops in 2020 and 74 in 2019. " January 07

  • John Calipari not about to let cancellations stop Kentucky

    Larry Brown Sports "John Calipari is not about to let some COVID-related cancellations stop his Kentucky Wildcats. Numerous programs recently have gone on pause or had games cancelled or postponed due to COVID issues. Kentucky’s game against rival Louisville that was scheduled for Wednesday was..." December 23

  • Kiyaunta Goodwin makes it official, signs with Kentucky over Michigan State

    The Athletic "It was major news when Kiyaunta Goodwin committed to Kentucky in April. It’s an even bigger deal now that the five-star offensive tackle from Charlestown, Ind., has made it official after a drama-filled day that included a non-announcement this morning in Texas before he returned home to..." December 16

  • Virginia Tech Hokies leading receiver Tayvion Robinson transferring to Kentucky Wildcats

    Kentucky Sports "It didn’t take long for the Kentucky football program to acquire a new wide receiver from the transfer portal following the decommitment of another. Tayvion Robinson, a former four-star recruit who started 29 games at Virginia Tech over the last three seasons, committed to UK on..." December 15

  • Kentucky football signs Mark Stoops to contract extension through 2027 season

    Courier Journal "Amid speculation tying coach Mark Stoops to multiple high-profile job openings, Kentucky football has made its investment to keep Stoops in Lexington Stoops has "agreed in principle" to a new contract that will run through the 2027 season, expiring in June 2028. Like his..." November 30

  • Mark Stoops has very friendly clause in new Kentucky contract

    Larry Brown Sports "Mark Stoops signed a contract extension with Kentucky this week, and it is one that should basically allow the head coach to remain with the program for as long as he would like. Kentucky announced on Tuesday that Stoops will sign a new deal that ties him to the school through at..." November 30

  • Notre Dame beats out Ohio State, Kentucky for 4-star OL Aamil Wagner

    The Athletic "Notre Dame scored a big recruiting win in the state of Ohio, landing a commitment from four-star offensive tackle Aamil Wagner from Wayne High School in Dayton. Wagner, rated the No. 134 overall player in the Class of 2022 in the 247Sports Composite, picked the Fighting Irish over Ohio State,..." November 11

  • Kentucky fined $250,000 by Southeastern Conference for fans storming field after Florida win

    USA Today "Kentucky's moment of ecstasy following its historic win against Florida will cost the the school's athletics department. The Southeastern Conference has fined Kentucky $250,000 for violating its "access to competition area policy" after fans stormed the..." October 04

  • Kentucky fans dance on the grass, bask in ‘wonderful relief’ after Wildcats finally deliver

    The Athletic "As the sea of humanity thrashed before him, howling and convulsing like a strange combination of dance party and mass exorcism, 76-year-old Cam Scearce stood back at a safe distance and pondered what this wild scene represented. He looked like he might cry. “I didn’t think..." October 03

  • Grand jury declines to indict six Kentucky Wildcats football players on first-degree burglary charges "A grand jury has declined to indict the six Kentucky football players facing burglary charges from a March fight at a fraternity party.  Offensive lineman R.J. Adams, running back JuTahn McClain, defensive back Andru Phillips, wide receiver Earnest Sanders IV, safety Vito..." September 28

  • Six Kentucky football players charged with burglary resulting from March incident at party

    USA Today "Six Kentucky football players were charged with burglary Thursday resulting from an incident in March. Offensive lineman R.J. Adams, running back JuTahn McClain, defensive back Andru Phillips, wide receiver Earnest Sanders IV, safety Vito Tisdale and defensive back Joel..." August 20

  • Six UK football players facing first-degree burglary charges "Six University of Kentucky football players will be in court Friday. We know they’re all charged with first-degree burglary. The players are Reuben “RJ” Adams, Robert “Jutahn” McClain, Andru Phillips, Earnest Sanders IV, Vito Tisdale and Joel..." August 19

  • Kentucky QB Joey Gatewood enters transfer portal

    The Score "Kentucky quarterback Joey Gatewood has entered the transfer portal after losing the starting position battle to Will Levis, per The Athletic's Max Olson. Gatewood previously transferred from Auburn in 2019 after true freshman Bo Nix won..." August 16

  • Mark Stoops names Will Levis the starting QB for Kentucky "It appears the Kentucky Wildcats have settled on a starting QB for Week 1 vs. Louisiana Monroe. According to KSR’s Matt Jones, head coach Mark Stoops told his team Saturday that Will Levis will be the team’s starting QB heading into the regular..." August 16

  • Under-the-Radar CFB Teams That Can Alter Championship Races

    Bleacher Report "When the regular season is over, the powerhouse programs are usually in position to challenge for a national title. One of college football's best appeals, however, is the potential for an upset of Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Oklahoma or other big-name teams along the way. And..." August 09

  • The Biggest Challenges Facing Each New College Football Coach This Season

    ESPN "From navigating a tricky conference to a complete program overhaul, every new coach has challenges in college football. The hurdles new hires have to face in their maiden season can be seemingly endless in the ever-evolving sport but each job provides its own unique set of..." August 05