Category Archives: Football

Masthay, Lindley Game Captains

Cornerback Trevard Lindley and punter / kicker Tim Masthay will be the game captains for Saturday’s contest vs. Middle Tennessee State, Coach Rich Brooks has announced. Game captains are normally selected on the basis of performance in the previous game.¬† … Continue reading

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Williams out 2-3 weeks

UK offensive tackle Garry Williams had surgery this morning to repair an MCL tear in his knee and will miss 2-3 weeks, UK Coach Rich Brooks announced on Thursday. The 6-foot-3, 300-pound Williams is UK’s most experienced offensive lineman, having … Continue reading

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Military Appreciation Day on Saturday

UK’s Military Appreciation Day will be held for the fourth consecutive year during Saturday’s home opener vs. Norfolk State. UK has distributed tickets for the game to soldiers, staff and cadets at Fort Knox, the Kentucky National Guard, UK Air … Continue reading

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Pryor Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

University of Kentucky defensive tackle Myron Pryor was named SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Louisville on Sunday. The 6-foot-1, 310-pound Pryor had a forced fumble, tackle for loss and 72-yard fumble return touchdown. Pryor is … Continue reading

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True freshmen see action

Several¬† true freshman saw action for Kentucky in Sunday’s win over Louisville. The one who had the biggest role was receiver/punt returner/quarterback Randall Cobb, who had a team-high three catches for 31 yards. Receiver Gene McCaskill caught one pass for … Continue reading

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Cats Injury Free; Johnson likely to redshirt

Kentucky Coach Rich Brooks said that other than a few minor bumps and bruises, his team came out relatively healthy following a 27-2 win over Louisville. Brooks said that senior offensive lineman Christian Johnson recently received an epidural shot for … Continue reading

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Depth chart set for U of L game

UK has basically set its starting lineup for Sunday’s opener against Louisville. Coach Rich Brooks announced following Thursday’s practice that senior Jess Beets will start at right guard ahead of sophomore Brad Durham and redshirt freshman Stuart Hines, and junior … Continue reading

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Ford Coping

UK receiver DeMoreo Ford returned to practice this week after attending the funeral of his older brother, Kendall Thomas, in his hometown of LaGrange, Ga. over the week. Ford has also been recovering from a torn patella tendon suffered in … Continue reading

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Boyd Returns To Practice

Kentucky Coach Rich Brooks announced that wide receiver Aaron Boyd returned to practice on Friday, participating in some non-contact drills. The freshman from Lexington has been out two weeks because of mononucleosis. He has not been cleared for contact work.

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Wildcats To Conduct Final Scrimmage Saturday

The University of Kentucky football team will have its final scrimmage of the fall on Saturday as they prepare for next Sunday’s opener at Louisville. UK Coach Rich Brooks said he’ll continue to evaluate his personnel to see if any … Continue reading

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