Auburn’s Sir Charles Said What?

By LARRY VAUGHT How can you not love Charles Barkley? He’s so candid and outspoken and this week he provided a little bulletin board material for Kentucky when it plays at Auburn — Barkley’s alma mater where he was a basketball standout — Saturday to open the season. He was on ESPN’s Monday

UK Football Freshman Carrington Valentine Is One To Watch

By LARRY VAUGHT It’s not likely that Kentucky will have many true freshmen play significant roles this season barring numerous injuries with the returning talent the Wildcats have back . However, one name just to file away is freshman Carrington Valentine of Cincinnati. He was one of the nation’s top 100 cornerbacks

UK Football Mark Stoops First Game Week Presser

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky.— Mark Stoops breathed a sigh of relief Monday as the No. 23 Wildcats began preparing for Saturday’s season-opener at eighth-ranked Auburn. “Seems like it's been a long time coming, but it's exciting time for us — that's for sure,” Stoops said Monday. “ … For us, it's

Lights, Camera, Action: Kentucky Ready to Kick Off Season Like No Other

By Dr. John Huang (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – To play or not to play? That’s been the question for the football gods ever since the Coronavirus burst onto the scene at the beginning of the year. For the past several months, eager UK fans have waited with bated breath, wondering if the

No Disrespect — But Kentucky’s D-Line Is Ready to Roll

By Vinny Hardy Kentucky's defensive line is deeper and much improved. That's not breaking news. The infusion of talent has been taking place across all the position groups. Adding coveted freshmen Justin Rogers, Josaih Hayes, Tre'vonn Rybka and Octavious Oxendine to the veteran mix of Josh Paschal, Quentin Bohana, Marquan McCall

Big Dog: Build that Wall, No Excuses, and Screw the Rankings!

By Dr. John Huang You can always count on Vince Marrow to speak truth. He’s always open, honest, and certainly not afraid to speak his mind. Whenever he comes on with Michael Bennett, we know it’ll be “must listen” radio. Here are the highlights of what they talked about. In-State Recruiting Earlier this

Elevate: Kentucky Defense Shifts Focus From Camp To Game Day

Kentucky defensive coordinator Brad White has been impressed with his unit during preseason workouts. (Zoom photo by Keith Taylor) By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky defensive coordinator Brad White likes the way Kentucky’s defense has performed during fall workouts as the focus shifts from preseason to Game Day. “You can tell the

Who Did UK Football Assitant Coach Brad White Say Is The Surprise Player Of The Offense

By LARRY VAUGHT During Thursday’s post practice Zoom conference with Kentucky defensive coordinator Brad White I wondered if there was one particular offensive player who had impressed or surprised him during preseason practice.White admitted it was a good question, one he obviously had not even thought about before.  “I think (receiver) Demarcus

UK Depth Chart Narrowed Down, QBs Gatewood, Allen Impressive

Kentucky wide receiver Allen Dailey takes part in a practice drill on Tuesday. (UK Athletics Photo) By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Fall camp is nearly complete and Kentucky has its depth chart mostly configured for the upcoming season. Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran said Tuesday the Wildcats have penciled in the first-