The Truth Shall Set You Free

Kentucky's offense struggled under first-year coordinator Rich Scangarello (Dr. Michael Huang Photo). “When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?”— Sherlock Holmes  (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Kentucky’s 26 – 13 victory over Louisville did little to add to the truth. Matt Ruffolo kicked four field goals (47, 29, 35,

Over the Top

Vicky Graff Photos Putting Mark Stoops in the same salary range as Michigan State coach Mel Tuckermight not seem shocking. However, seeing only  Alabama’s Nick Saban, Clemson’s Dabo Swinney, Georgia’s Kirby Smart and LSU’s Brian Kelly along with Tucker as the only college football coaches with higher annual salaries now as part


Vicky Graff Photo Vanderbilt players said they were having a “party in the locker room” after their dramatic 24-21 win over Kentucky. The Kentucky locker room had to feel more like a funeral parlor — or should have. This was EASILY the worst loss in Mark Stoops’ coaching tenure at Kentucky. Vanderbilt’s seniors

Changing of the Guard

Sophomore linebacker Trevin Wallace had three tackles for loss and a quarterback sack among his nine tackles at Missouri. (UK Athletics Photo) Saturday’s game at Missouri was a subtle changing of the guard for the Kentucky defense. Senior linebackers DeAndre Square and Jacquez Jones, both fifth-year players and proven Southeastern Conference playmakers,

Tim Couch Knows

Vicky Graff Photo Will Levis is not going to win a numbers game with quarterbacks like Bryce Young of Alabama, C.J. Stroud of Ohio State or Hendon Hooker of Tennessee, especially after throwing for only 98 yards in the 44-6 loss at Tennessee. But those other quarterbacks play at a faster pace

A Perfect Fit

Koby Keenum before the UK-Mississippi State game with UK offensive linemen John Young, left, and Eli Cox Maybe the Big Blue Wall has not been as dominating for Kentucky football this year as it has been in past seasons. However, UK is still the “perfect fit” for highly-touted Alabama offensive lineman

First in Line

Frederick Douglass safety/running back Ty Bryant with his family at his final regular-season home game. (Twitter Photo) Kentucky commit Ty Bryant is having a much better season for unbeaten Frederick Douglass that most people probably realize. Frederick Douglass is 9-0 and has outscored opponents 428-42 this season in eight games (one win

The Truth about Levis

Vicky Graff Photo I really cannot remember exactly how many years former University of Kentucky all-Southeastern Conference running back Anthony White and I have worked together on Sunday Morning Sports Talk on WLAP. Over the years, I’ve learned when White talks football, I need to stop and listen. He’s great at analyzing

Big-Boy Football

Barion Brown and the 7th-ranked Wildcats prepare for a raucous Big-Boy showdown (Dr. Michael Huang Photo). (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – If you took a quick glance at the most recent AP College Football top-10 rankings, you might just notice something perceptively askew. Sure, the traditional powerhouses Georgia, Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan, Clemson,

Unhappy Camper

(MANCHESTER, Ky.) — Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops wasn’t a happy camper after his team sleepwalked through much of the game against an inferior opponent, but sometimes you just have to scratch your head, utter an expletive, be grateful that you won, and move on to the next game.