Hawkeyes, Again?

Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops reacts on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Louisville in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022.Michael Clubb - freelancer, FR171824 AP Kentucky, Louisville and Western Kentucky learned of their postseason destination on Sunday. Kentucky (7-5) will play Iowa (7-5) in

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,

Retaining the Cup

Kentucky's Will Levis sets up in the pocket against Louisville on Saturday (Kentucky Today/Les Nicholson). LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Kentucky finished the regular season on a high note and take a dose of momentum into the postseason. The Wildcats (7-5) ended a two-game losing streak — the second of the year —

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

Digging Deep

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Kentucky made No. 1 Georgia earn its second straight perfect season in the Southeastern Conference Saturday. The Bulldogs (11-0, 8-0 Southeastern Conference) weren’t at their best, but did enough to continue their recent dominance over the Wildcats, with a hard-fought 16-6 victory, claiming their 13th consecutive win

Short of Expectations

Kentucky’s football team will not be playing in the Southeastern Conference championship game. The Wildcats won’t be participating in a New Year’s Day bowl encounter this season. They will break even or win seven to eight games depending on the outcome of the last two encounters. It's a far cry from

Embarrassing

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

Horror-able

Tennessee linebacker Juwan Mitchell (10) is tackled by Kentucky running back JuTahn McClain (17) after an interception during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne) KNOXVILLE (KT) — Kentucky had two weeks to prepare for Tennessee. It wasn’t nearly