Mark Stoops

Five Things Kentucky Football Must Find Before Spring Practice

1. Two Assistant CoachesAnd one of the will probably not be Ed Reed. It would be a fantastic hire, but at this point adding Reed as UK’s tenth …

College & University

The Ironmen of Kentucky Football

Kentucky is projected to return 16 or 17 starters depending on which depth chart is used as a baseline. The Cats featured nine players that started …

Report: Refs received threatening phone calls after Music City Bowl

An ESPN report says that the officiating crew from the Music City Bowl received harassing and threatening phone calls after several controversial …

Lexington

Running Back will Officially Visit Kentucky this Weekend

Mickey Welsh | Montgomery Advertiser<p>One of Mark Stoops’ top remaining targets in the 2018 recruiting class will be in Lexington for an official visit …

College & University

Tully: This bill would end lunch shaming at school

Sen. Mark Stoops' bill would block schools from shaming students to get their parents to pay for lunch.

Education

The Legacy of Stephen Johnson

“What does my son need to work on to become a college quarterback?”<p>I get asked this many times a year. My answer normally varies depending on recent …

San Bernardino County

Kentucky football: How Dorian Baker's return, new coach will affect receivers

<i>We tackle the best question asked by Kentucky fans every day. If you’d like to submit a question, tweet to Kyle Tucker here and Joe Mussatto here.</i> …

College Basketball

Kayaune Ross’ Kentucky Career is Finished

A University of Kentucky spokesperson has confirmed what we already thought — wide receiver Kayaune Ross has played his final game for the University …

College & University

2018 four-star LB Chris Oats favoring Kentucky going into home stretch of recruitment

@ChristopherOatsNational Signing Day is set for February 7, and the Kentucky football staff is looking for the perfect pieces to finalize their 2018 …

College & University

UK Football: Raising expectations for the Kentucky defense

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 21: Mike Edwards<p>LEXINGTON, KY – SEPTEMBER 30: Head coach Mark Stoops of the Kentucky Wildcats is seen before the game …

College Football

NCAA set to meet regarding immediate transfer eligibility

The NCAA is set to discuss a rule change that would effectively start free agency in college sports.According to Jon Rothstein, the NCAA will meet …

College & University

Kentucky, WRs coach Lamar Thomas ‘part ways’

<b>Mark Stoops</b> came into Thursday needing to fill one hole on his Kentucky coaching staff. As he exits the day, that number has risen to two.<p>Following …

College & University

Kentucky football: Birth of his son made Josh Allen’s decision to stay for senior season

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Josh Allen’s decision to return to Kentucky for his senior season rather than declare for the NFL draft came less than a week after …

College & University

Lamar Thomas is Out as Kentucky’s Wide Receivers Coach

Kentucky is looking for a new wide receivers coach. Mark Stoops has parted ways with Lamar Thomas.<p>The former Miami Dolphin and Hurricane wide out …

With several Wildcats returning, can UK football win the SEC East?

LEXINGTON, KY - SEPTEMBER 30: Benny Snell Jr.<p>ATHENS, GA – NOVEMBER 18: Nick Chubb<p>Is it crazy to think the UK football team could win the SEC East in …

Sports

Mark Stoops has the pieces in place for a special season

When Josh Allen and Mike Edwards announced their returns this week, there was an uncanny sense of “here we go” around the program. The football team …

College & University

Kentucky Wildcats podcast: Will defense be better in 2018 with Josh Allen and Mike Edwards returning?

Kentucky’s defense will unexpectedly return two of its top defensive players in 2018: outside linebacker Josh Allen and safety Mike Edwards.<p>On the …

College Basketball

Further Confirmation that Jordan Jones will Return for Senior Season

A report has confirmed what we already kinda knew about Jordan Jones’ future.<p>Earlier today Josh Allen said he was looking forward to another year …

College & University

Mike Edwards Wants an SEC Championship in His Final Season

Mike Edwards’ decision to return to Kentucky for his senior season was a surprise. After much thought, Edwards said he simply had too much unfinished …

College & University

SEC Power Rankings: Post-bowl edition

The SEC football power rankings are back for one last go-round, now that the dust has settled from bowl season and things are effectively going dark …

College Football

Kentucky football: How much better will veteran defense be next season?

<i>We tackle the best question asked by Kentucky fans every day. If you’d like to submit a question, tweet to Kyle Tucker here and Joe Mussatto here.</i> …

College Basketball

Xavier Peters’ Commitment to Kentucky has not Wavered

@XavierPeters22Four-star All-American Xavier Peters has yet to sign with Kentucky, but his commitment to the Cats remains firm, his coach tells the …

College & University

What the Return of Underclassmen Means for Kentucky

Mike Edwards surprised the Big Blue Nation by announcing that he will return to Kentucky for his senior season. Kentucky has turned offseason …

College Football

Today on KSR: Close Call

Can you believe Kentucky won that game? Me neither.The short-handed Cats only had one healthy point guard against a Texas A&M team that was finally …

College Basketball

Mike Edwards will Return for his Senior Season

<i>One more year! One more year!</i>Mike Edwards is back at Kentucky for one more season in the Bluegrass. Kentucky’s leading tackler in 2017 made the …

Today on KSR: Texas A&M Travels to Rupp Arena

Matt Sachs | TexAgsAggies Bring a Losing Streak to RuppOnce ranked as high as No. 5 in the country, Texas A&M has lost three straight games and …

College Basketball

Rating the impact of each recent departure

Over roughly the past week there's been news of four players leaving the Kentucky football program.<p>Drew Barker, a graduate transfer, will look for a …

Kentucky Wildcats

Denzil Ware to Jordan Jones: “We got one (more) try brother”

This afternoon, junior linebacker Josh Allen announced his return for a senior campaign at Kentucky. With several NFL scouts giving Allen anywhere …

Josh Allen will Return to UK for Senior Season

The NFL Draft will have to wait one more year for Josh Allen. The Kentucky outside linebacker announced in a statement on Twitter he will return to …

College Football

Kentucky football: Mark Stoops waiting on Josh Allen, Mike Edwards to make NFL decisions

The deadline for early entrants to apply for the 2018 NFL Draft is Jan. 15. Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is waiting for junior safety Mike Edwards and …

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