Mark Stoops

Kroger Field should be rocking Saturday night, but will it be?

If Kroger Field isn’t loud and loaded come Saturday night when undefeated Kentucky takes on undefeated and 14th-ranked Mississippi State in a key SEC …

Kentucky

CatsIllustrated.com - Kentucky's 2019 football schedule finalized

In a season that Kentucky will be replacing many key players on both sides of the ball, the Wildcats will have the benefit of playing eight of its 12 …

Kentucky

No. 14 Mississippi State presents many challenges for Kentucky

Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops talks about the challenges No. 14-ranked Mississippi State will present on Saturday when the two teams play at …

Kentucky

UK student told police he drank two beers, had left tailgating before hitting 4-year-old

The driver of a car that hit a 4-year-old boy told police that he consumed two beers and that he left from “game tailgating” before the accident, …

Kentucky

In Stoops vs. Petrino, the worm sure has turned since 9/17/2016

On Sept. 17, 2016, Bobby Petrino was on top of the college football world.<p>Early that afternoon, Petrino’s University of Louisville football team …

Kentucky

RECAP: Cats take care of business versus Murray State, move to 3-0

<b>LEXINGTON, Ky.</b> -- Kentucky eased concerns of a post-Florida letdown early in Saturday's game against FCS opponent Murray State.<p>Terry Wilson raced 42 …

Kentucky

Kentucky remains unbeaten in 48-10 romp over Murray State

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops wasn't worried about his team overlooking Murray State following a 27-16 win at Florida last …

Kentucky

Stoops happy UK’s 3-0. ‘It was really nice to see a lot of our kids play.’

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops talks to the media after his team’s 48-10 win over Murray State. Now 3-0, UK faces Mississippi State next week in a key …

Kentucky

UK football got its first look at several newcomers. Who impressed Saturday?

Just call Chris Rodriguez a mini-Benny.<p>That’s pretty much how Kentucky star Benny Snell sees the true freshman, who got his first carries in the …

Lexington

Three takeaways from Kentucky football’s win over Murray State

In addition to my column, three takeaways from Kentucky’s 48-10 win over Murray State:<p><b>1. Terry Wilson continues to be dynamic</b><p>The sophomore …

Kentucky

First scouting report

An early look ahead to Kentucky’s next football game:<p>The opponent<p>Kentucky (3-0, 1-0 SEC) will face Mississippi State (2-0, 0-0), its annual opponent …

Kentucky

Football highlights: Mark Stoops watches Wandale Robinson put on a show

<b>Tates Creek 49, Bryan Station 38:</b> Twice leading by 16 points, the host Defenders appeared well on their way to claiming their first victory of the …

Lexington

UK football delivers knockout punch in 3rd quarter against Murray State

It was a pretty, postcard-perfect kind of day at Kroger Field.<p>The sun shined brightly as puffy white clouds drifted overhead while Kentucky and …

Kentucky

Kentucky football learns how not to play — down to the competition

They could have had the big head. Actually, these Kentucky football Wildcats could have had the huge head what with all the hosannas thrown their way …

Kentucky

Kentuckian Neal Brown’s team bags another big college football upset

Kentucky native Neal Brown has a taste for the big stage.<p>The Troy University head football coach, known to most in the Bluegrass as a former …

Scott Frost

Kentucky seeks follow to Florida win against Murray State

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Buoyed by one of its biggest recent victories, Kentucky looks to continue the momentum against Murray State.<p>The Wildcats (2-0) insist they won't look past the FCS Racers (0-2) after last week's 27-16 upset at No. 25 Florida ended a 31-game losing streak against the Gators. …

Kentucky

Where to watch, how to follow Saturday’s Kentucky vs. Murray State game

Where to watch, how to follow Saturday’s Kentucky vs. Murray State football game:<p>Game time is noon at Kroger Field on the campus of the University of …

Kentucky

Kentucky beat Florida, but Cats are still flawed. Here’s what they want to fix.

Maybe Kentucky fans are already looking ahead to the next two games at Kroger Field, but the Cats’ coaches and players assure that their undivided …

Kentucky

Stoops wants to 'focus on ourselves'

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops speaks with Paul Finebaum about the growth of QB Terry Wilson and his team's focal points going forward.

Kentucky

‘The best us, tonight!’ Kentucky football video relives glory of win over Florida.

Still basking in the glow of Kentucky’s victory over Florida, Kentucky Wildcats TV released a behind-the-scenes video from the game on Thursday that …

Kentucky

The 3-2-1: It's a good time to be a UK football fan

Cats Illustrated's 3-2-1 returns with what we've learned, what we're asking and a bold prediction.<p>These are good times for long-suffering Kentucky …

Kentucky

The three games that changed the entire UK football fan experience

One cannot blame The Long-Suffering Kentucky Football Fan if she/he woke up Sunday feeling discombobulated.<p>Until Saturday night, the dominant ethos …

College Sports

Three takeaways as Mark Stoops reviews Florida, looks ahead to Murray State

Three quick takeaways from Mark Stoops’ Monday press conference discussing Saturday’s win at Florida and this week’s game against Murray State:<p>1. The …

College Sports

‘Watch your mouth,’ indeed. Benny Snell had an answer for pregame slight.

A slight to Benny Snell is a swipe at his soul.<p>It has become well documented that individuals who have things to say before the game about the junior …

College Sports

New (and bigger) bowl outlook for UK following big win over Florida

Heading into this season, the national college football prognosticators weren’t too excited about UK’s bowl outlook.<p>Most had the Wildcats playing</i> …

College Sports

At Long Last, Kentucky Snaps Its 31-Game Losing Streak to Florida

A three-decade wait, and perhaps the biggest win for Kentucky in almost 70 years.<p>The Wildcats went into Gainesville and pulled off a stunner on …

College Sports

Five ways Kentucky’s win over Florida changes everything

Maybe Benny Snell is more than just a running back.<p>Maybe the junior has a little bit of fortuneteller in him, too.<p>In July at Southeastern Conference …

College Sports

Instant analysis: Who’s up, who’s down after Kentucky’s 27-16 win over Florida

Instant analysis (gleaned from viewing the SEC Network broadcast of the game) from Kentucky’s 27-16 win over Florida:<p>How the game was won<p>Kentucky …

College Sports

Liveblog

Perhaps you’ve heard the word, but the Kentucky Wildcats have lost 31 consecutive football games to the Florida Gators. Saturday night, Mark Stoops’ …

College Sports

Staff predictions for UK-Florida

<b>What must Kentucky do to pull an upset in Gainesville?</b><p><b>Jeff Drummond, Managing Editor:</b> The single biggest factor in determining whether UK can be …

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