Dr. John Huang I still have occasional dreams about school. Sometimes I’m missing class. Other times I’m flunking a test. Never, though, did I have nightmares about getting my nose swabbed during a world-wide pandemic prior to enrolling for the semester. For UK students planning for in-person classes, that’s exactly what they
Not a Chance in France UT-Martin Pulls the Upset, Right?
By Dr. John Huang When the University of Kentucky basketball team took over the No. 1 position in the Associated Press rankings two short weeks ago, many thought it was theirs to keep. In other words, the steady diet of cupcakes on the ensuing schedule would guarantee there would be no hiccups forthcoming. Basketball Cats
Is Kentucky Versus Tennessee Really a Football Rivalry?
By Dr. John Huang My online dictionary defines a rivalry as “a competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field.” Taking that definition to heart, the upcoming Kentucky versus Tennessee football game certainly qualifies as such. First of all, the objective for both teams is obviously to win the game. As
Win It For Jared
By Dr. John Huang Mark Stoops opened his Monday press conference talking about the upcoming Arkansas game as a tribute to Jared Lorenzen. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyGcqcyZeD0 Stoops said he and his sports information team will make an intentional effort prior to the game to familiarize his players with Jared's family and legacy. Thanks Coach! http://justthecats.com/why-i-like-mark-stoops/ One
Christmas In October
From UK Media Day: 5 Things That Give Me Hope; 5 Things That Give Me Concern.
“It’s Not Coaches Day, It’s Media Day!”
Move Along Folks–Nothing to Crow About Here.
If Looks Could Kill…
By Dr. John Huang ...then South Carolina could be in deep trouble on Saturday. When Kentucky's football practice ended seven minutes early today, the media didn't know whether they would get a happy or grumpy Mark Stoops. It turned out they got a very INTENSE Coach Stoops. https://youtu.be/mNQAi76Bzbk The Gamecocks have their backs against
Returning to the Scene of the Crime
By Dr. John Huang I'm heading back to Columbia, South Carolina this weekend with some bittersweet memories. On one hand, Kentucky's 23-13 victory over the Gamecocks in 2017 was a watershed moment for Coach Mark Stoops' program. On the other hand, I nearly didn't make it out of Williams Bryce Stadium