The “Big Blue Wall” has a New Stud!

Nicholasville native, Eli Cox, moving up the All-American charts (photo credit Dr. Michael Huang) The “Big Blue Wall'' has a new stud! Eli Cox, a 6’4, 301-pound sophomore has made waves in both opposing defenses and in the media.   https://twitter.com/UKFootball/status/1447619766340898820?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1447619766340898820%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwildcatbluenation.com%2F2021%2F10%2F12%2Fkentucky-football-cox-oxendine-honored%2F In the last week, Cox has been named SEC Offensive Line

Playing with House Money

Liam Coen and Will Levis will need to deliver some big plays for Kentucky to upset the Gators on Saturday (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – Although the Kentucky football team remains undefeated four games into the regular season, many would describe their on-the-field performance thus far as less than impressive. That certainly rings

Cock-a-doodle-doo

After a 54 - 3 thumping in Columbia in 2011, the Wildcats were not happy leaving the field against Steve Spurrier. The look on Mitch’s face says it all. Cats are undefeated heading down to Williams-Brice Stadium...but are they as good as advertised? (Photo Credit Heart of Big Blue Nation). (LEXINGTON,

Return to Glory?

John Wall is one cool Cat (photo credit Dr. Michael Huang) (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – John Wall forever changed the perception of Kentucky Basketball. When he, DeMarcus Cousins, and Eric Bledsoe signed on to play for the Wildcats in 2009, Kentucky suddenly became the team to cheer for. Prior to that, the

Who is this man, and why did I want to be him?

Back in the mid-70s, many little boys growing up in the commonwealth all wanted to be UK football players. I was a little different. Rather than idolizing the likes of Derrick Ramsey, Warren Bryant, or Jim Kovach, I wanted to follow in the footsteps of Gary Tanner. "Who is Gary

Ready or Not

Kroger Field returning to full capacity may be just what's needed for another breakthrough Kentucky Football season. (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – If it were up to football coaches, the regular season would never begin. I get it. From their standpoint, there’s always more preparation to do, plays to refine, and personnel

Hey Coach Stoops, Is There A Quarterback In The House?

The Kentucky Quarterback Room is still quite crowded (photo credit Mont Dawson) (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – If you were expecting UK head coach Mark Stoops to do the big quarterback reveal after practice this morning, you’re bound to be sorely disappointed. In his usual tight-lipped manner, Stoops refused to give any one

Built Mentally Tough

Jensen Castle is one cool Wildcat (Photo Credit UK Athletics) (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – I dare you to name me a sport that involves more mental toughness than golf. Put me on the back nine at Augusta and I’ll get the yips for sure. In fact, I can’t get past the first

Vince Marrow Exposed

There's a lot more to Vince Marrow than meets the eye (Photo Credit Mont Dawson) When I think of Vince Marrow, I immediately think of “toughness.” Kentucky’s associate head football coach is cut from the same “lunch pail” cloth as his longtime friend and now UK head coach, Mark Stoops. The