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Former Teacher Gave Jager Burton The Motivation

Jager Burton, right, is workout out daily with teammate Walker Parks, left, a Clemson signee. (Larry Vaught Photo) By LARRY VAUGHT Motivation can come in unusual ways. Just ask four-star offensive lineman Jager Burton of Frederick Douglas High School. He’s now the top rated prospect in Kentucky in the 2021 recruiting class and

Barnhart: Safety Priority as SEC Gives Green Light to Workouts

Mitch Barnhart and Mark Stoops are taking careful steps as schools re-open to allow athletes back on campus for voluntary workouts next month. (UK Athletics Photo) By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Southeastern Conference has given member institutions the green light to allow student-athletes back in campus beginning June 8. Kentucky Athletics

Rodger Bird, UK Athletics Hall of Famer, Has Died

All-America halfback was member of legendary UK Athletics family Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Kentucky – University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Famer Rodger Bird, an All-America halfback for the UK football team and member of a legendary family of Wildcats, has died at the age of 76 in Henderson, Kentucky.  “Rodger Bird

UK Athletics’ 3.0 GPA Streak Reaches 16 Semesters

Wildcat student-athletes on scholarship posted cumulative GPA of 3.534 Written by UK staff LEXINGTON, Ky. – With grades for the 2020 spring semester now finalized, UK Athletics has surpassed its goal of a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average for 16 straight semesters. Successfully navigating the challenges brought on by COVID-19 and the move to