Monthly Archives: November 2011

UK punter Tydlacka awarded

Senior punter Ryan Tydlacka was named the Special Teams Player of the Week by the Southeastern Conference for his performance in Kentucky’s win over Tennessee on Saturday. The senior from Louisville punted nine times for 43.6 yards (including one punt … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s notes and quotes

One quarterback, Morgan Newton, is feeling better and the other quarterback, Maxwell Smith, is still trying to get there. Smith didn’t have any reps at practice on Tuesday because of the shoulder sprain he suffered against Georgia, but he’s working … Continue reading

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Radio info for Saturday

With three of Kentucky’s major programs playing on Saturday (including two at the same time), the radio is going to be a little bit crazy on Saturday. According to my pal Neil Price, the women’s basketball radio man, the football … Continue reading

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Wednesday notes, quotes

Several small “scuffles” broke out during practice this morning in the Nutter Fieldhouse. Coach Joker Phillips joked that it was his team’s way of entertaining the media before the daily press junket. “We staged some entertainment for you guys,” he … Continue reading

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Award committee: Trevathan got long look

After reading my story this week about UK senior linebacker Danny Trevathan being left off the finalist list for the Butkus Award, the nation’s top linebacker honor, reader Bill Gardner contacted Ron Arp, an award committee spokesman, to voice his … Continue reading

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Newton wants second opinion, other notes

Junior quarterback Morgan Newton was back home in Indianapolis on Thursday getting a second opinion on his high ankle sprain and strained right shoulder, Kentucky Coach Joker Phillips said after practice. The coach said the quarterback, who started UK’s first … Continue reading

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Wednesday practice notes and quotes

Coach Joker Phillips’ list of injured players has gotten shorter this week with running back Raymond Sanders (ankle), wide receiver Matt Roark (foot sprain), defensive tackles Donte Rumph (ankle) and Mister Cobble (ankle) all practicing on Wednesday. Phillips said getting … Continue reading

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Smith to start at quarterback for Kentucky

True freshman Max Smith will be Kentucky’s starting quarterback against Ole Miss on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium, Coach Joker Phillips announced after Thursday’s practice. There turned out to not be much of a quarterback competition this week since starter Morgan … Continue reading

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QB Newton ‘very limited’ again and other notes

Quarterback Morgan Newton was “very limited” again Wednesday on his injured right ankle and did not take any snaps at Wednesday’s practice, Coach Joker Phillips said. If the junior isn’t able to go again Thursday, it likely will be Maxwell … Continue reading

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