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Brooks and Petri up for Coach of the Year Awards

UK Coach Rich Brooks and defensive line coach Rick Petri are up for a pair of “Coach of the Year” awards. Brooks is one of the top 25 vote-getters for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award.  Despite major … Continue reading

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Lindley semifinalist for Jim Thorpe Award

UK junior cornerback Trevard Lindley has been named one of 13 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award given to the nation’s best defensive back. Lindley leads the SEC and is tied for sixth in the nation is pass breakups with … Continue reading

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Jarmon quarterfinalist for Lott Trophy

Kentucky defensive end Jeremy Jarmon has been named a quarterfinalist for the Lott Trophy as the national defensive player of the year. Jarmon is one of 20 quarterfinalists for the award, which equally recognizes athletic performance and personal character attributes. … Continue reading

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Jenkins SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

UK senior defensive end Ventrell Jenkins was named the SEC’s Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in Kentucky’s 14-13 win over Mississippi State. Jenkins had four tackles, including two of UK’s four sacks.

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Hartline earns ESPN helmet sticker

Kentucky quarterback Mike Hartline was one of six players from across the nation who received an ESPN helmet sticker on the network’s “College Football Final” show on Sunday morning. Hartline completed 17 of 32 passes for 239 yards and a … Continue reading

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Cobb SEC Freshman of the Week

UK receiver/quarterback Randall Cobb was named SEC Freshman of the Week for his performance against Arkansas last weekend. Cobb caught five passes for 73 yards and two TD’s as UK pulled off a 21-20 come-from-behind win over the Razorbacks. Cobb’s … Continue reading

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Masthay Named To Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Kentucky football kicker Tim Masthay has been named to the 2008 Allstate Good Works Team selected by the Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association. He is one of only 11 Division I-A players named to the team … Continue reading

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Smith and Locke Game Captains; Stackhouse, Cecil, Ukwu Scout Team Players of the Week

Tailbacks Alfonso Smith and Derrick Locke will be the game captains for this week’s contest at Alabama, Coach Rich Brooks has announced. Game captains are normally selected on the basis of performance in the previous game.  In UK’s 41-3 win … Continue reading

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Williams SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week

Kentucky offensive tackle Garry Williams has been named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week. Williams was chosen for his performance in Kentucky’s 41-3 win over Western Kentucky University. The Wildcats piled up 398 yards of total offense, including … Continue reading

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