“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

We Should Have Known Better

By Dr. John Huang Well that didn’t go well, did it? As long-suffering Kentucky football fans, we should have known better. By now, we should all be used to the fact that if the Wildcats lose a heartbreaker the week before, they’ll likely lay an egg the very next game. It happened last year after

Kentucky’s Running Attack Faring Well Without Benny Snell

LEXINGTON, Ky, (KT) — How is Kentucky faring without Benny Snell? Through the first three games, the Wildcats rank No. 6 in the Southeastern Conference in rushing offense, averaging 185 yards per game. Most of that success can be attributed to an experienced offensive line.  Kentucky coach Mark Stoops was pleased with

Next Two Games Could Make or Break Kentucky’s Season

By Dr. John Huang (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – This isn’t your father’s Kentucky football team. Or maybe it is? The ghosts of Commonwealth Stadium past resurfaced with a vengeance as Chance Poore’s 35-yard field-goal attempt plunked agonizingly wide right of the goalposts. The final scoreboard read Florida 29, Kentucky 21, but it

Rush Hour 4: Destination Starkville!

By Dr. John Huang Who can ever forget a road trip to Starkville, Mississippi? In 2017, Lonny Demaree--The Mayor of UK Football--and I made the long trek through the backroads of Alabama. Thanks to Darrell Bird of The Cats' Pause for captioning an image that will forever live in infamy. As

Miss. State Coach Says Cats, Dogs Not Desperate But Need Win

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead thinks Kentucky isn’t the same team without Terry Wilson but he was impressed with backup quarterback Sawyer Smith’s performance against Florida last week. “He is a little bit different from the Terry Wilson kid,” Moorhead said earlier this week. I think (Smith)