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Mark Stoops is hopeful Kentucky can strike a balance when the Wildcats take on Tennessee Saturday in Knoxville. The Wildcats (1-2) used a stellar defensive performance to hold off Mississippi State 24-2 last weekend, picking up the slack from the offense, which managed just 157 yards against the Bulldogs. In a

Just How Good Is UK Punter Max Duffy

Kentucky punter Max Duffy, center, with former UK All-SEC punter Andy Smith and his son, Jackson, who has a UK scholarship offer.  By LARRY VAUGHT Linebacker Jamin Davis doesn’t have to wait for games to see just how good Kentucky All-American punter Max Duffy is.  “Watching him operate even in practice is amazing,”

What Is Going On With UK Offense? Former All-SEC Running Back Anthony White Will Tell You

By LARRY VAUGHT What happened to Kentucky’s offense against Mississippi State? Kentucky won 24-2 but had only two drives of  over 30 yards and was horrible in the second half when five of seven drives gained less than 10 yards. Three of those drives actually lost yards.  Former Kentucky all-SEC running back Anthony

Stoops: Paschal’s Leadership Giving Wildcats Big Lift On Defense

Josh Paschal returned an interception 76 yards and just missed scoring a touchdown in a 24-2 win over Mississippi State Saturday at Kroger Field. (UK Athletics Photo) By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky  coach Mark Stoops hasn’t been surprised by Josh Paschal’s leadership this season. “He is an amazing individual,” Stoops said

“Air Leach” Grounded by Kentucky Defense

By Dr. John Huang Headlines can be misleading. In Kentucky’s 24 – 2 rout of Mississippi State last night at Kroger Field, Mike Leach’s supposedly high-powered offense wasn’t technically grounded. After all, the Bulldogs threw 70 passes—the most in SEC and program history. They also completed 45—another program record. Considering that

Anthony White Knows UK Has To Play With Passion And Make Tackles To Slow Down State Offense

By LARRY VAUGHT Former Kentucky running back Anthony White was part of the Air Raid offense at Kentucky when Mike Leach, now the head coach at Mississippi State, was the UK offensive coordinator. He knows what type of offensive approach Leach’s passing attack will take against UK, which has the SEC’s worst


BY Bill Crockett (MANCHESTER, Ky.) — Coach Mark Stoops’ recent success notwithstanding, UK’s long-suffering fan base has witnessed this same scenario play out countless times over the years.  An excruciating 42-41 loss in OT brought back a flood of painful memories for many of the Wildcat faithful at Kroger Field on Saturday.  Despite