UK Football’s historically great signing class

Photo Credit Dr. Michael Huang Kentucky fans are used to seeing the basketball program bring in top recruiting classes. This year, they have something new to celebrate. UK football is bringing in a historically great recruiting class.  The Wildcats have the No. 11 recruiting class in the nation and the No. 4

UK Football Player Carousel Guide

The “coaching carousel” has been a fixture of college football for years. But with the new transfer rules, the player carousel has become even harder to follow than its predecessor.  To help make sense of the incoming and outgoing players, Just the Cats has put together our very own player carousel

The New Standard for Kentucky Football

Vicky Graff Photo Getting to a bowl game and winning used to be a goal for the University of Kentucky football team. But not anymore. Kentucky’s 20-17 Citrus Bowl win over Iowa Saturday was UK’s 10th win — the second time in the last four years UK has won 10 games. It was

One More Year!

Wan'Dale Robinson on his 10th and final catch in Kentucky's 20-17 win over Iowa in the Citrus Bowl. Robinson had a 52-yard grab that set up the game-winning touchdown. (Photo by Les Nicholson) ORLANDO, Fla. (KT) — Wan’Dale Robinson proved you can come home again. The Kentucky receiver and former Western Hills

Team Toughness Triumphs in Citrus

DeAndre Square with a game-clinching interception to seal 20-17 victory over Iowa in Citrus Bowl (Photo Les Nicholson) ORLANDO, Fla. (KT) — Kentucky’s return to the Citrus Bowl turned from sour to sweet in a matter of two minutes Saturday. The Wildcats, making their second appearance in four years, saved their best

Why I like Brad White

Kentucky's defensive coordinator is as real as it gets. Photo Credit Dr. Michael Huang As Kentucky prepares to play Iowa in the Citrus Bowl, there’s still one member of the Wildcat coaching staff that hasn’t gotten nearly enough love. When defensive coordinator Brad White announced he was staying at Kentucky, I couldn’t

Will he stay or will he go?

Vicky Graff Photo Will Saturday's Citrus Bowl be the last game running back Chris Rodriguez plays for Kentucky? He ranked second in the Southeastern Conference with 1,272 yards rushing this season and tied a school record with eight 100-yard rushing games.  He was 12th nationally with 106 rushing yards per game. That

Deone Walker looking for SEC championship

Twitter photo Kentucky signee Deone Walker is a 6-8, 355-pound defensive lineman who can run the 40-yard dash in 5.2 seconds and describes himself as a “monster in the middle” of the defensive front. Kentucky defensive line coach Anwar Stewart says there are other players that are as big and athletically gifted

All’s Well That Ends Well

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops. (Les Nicholson photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops had his press conference nearly completed when he received the news he had been waiting for since Wednesday when Kiyaunta Goodwin added his name to the school’s list of early signing period signees. Goodwin, a heralded

Kick, Punt, and Tackle

Jackson Smith with his family after Class 4A title game. Chris Zollner photos He’s been committed to Kentucky for over eight months but Boyle County senior Jackson Smith is still “excited” to finally be able to officially sign his scholarship with UK on Wednesday during a ceremony at his high school. Jackson