Kentucky Rumors & News

  • Dismissed Kentucky football player reportedly found with over $95,000 in cash during arrest

    CBS Sports "Kentucky safety Marcus Walker was dismissed from the team in late May after he was arrested on drug trafficking charges, and on Wednesday, some details of what took place during Walker's arrest emerged. And it looks as though it cost Walker a lot more than his spot at..." June 14

  • Former Kentucky safety Marcus Walker found with $95,000 before arrest on drug trafficking charges

    SEC Country "When former Kentucky safety Marcus Walker was arrested at 4:40 a.m. on May 24 in Lexington on drug trafficking charges, police found $430 in cash in his pockets. After a search, $70,312 was found in a bag by a closet and another $25,000 was found in a box in the top-floor bedroom of a townhome..." June 13

  • Kentucky dismisses safety Marcus Walker from football team after arrest

    Louisville Courier-Journal "Less than a week after he was arrested, Kentucky safety Marcus Walker has been dismissed from the football program. UK coach Mark Stoops announced the decision through a spokeswoman Tuesday. The school said there would be no additional comment. Walker, 21, and..." May 29

  • UK football player accused of trafficking 4 grams of cocaine, 5 pounds of marijuana

    Lexington Herald-Leader "A University of Kentucky football player was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with trafficking marijuana and cocaine, according to court records. Marcus Walker, a 21-year-old junior safety from Lake Wales, Fla., was arrested at 4:40 a.m. Thursday by Lexington Police. He was..." May 24

  • Referee explains awful decision to eject Kentucky RB

    Larry Brown Sports "Kentucky running back Benny Snell was ejected from Friday’s Music City Bowl in a highly criticized move, and now the referee behind the ejection is explaining himself. During the second quarter of the Kentucky-Northwestern game, Snell was ejected for making contact with a referee. But video..." December 30

  • Kentucky courting Ravens great Ed Reed to be assistant coach

    Baltimore Sun "Beginning Jan. 9, Division I football programs are allowed to hire a 10th on-field assistant coach. At some programs, that might mean an internal promotion of a support staffer. At others, it might mean plucking a coach from another school. At Kentucky, it might mean hiring Ed Reed. In 2016,..." December 28