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Dawson discusses QB criteria

With the commitment of 2017 quarterback Mac Jones still fresh on the media’s collective mind at the Kentucky alumni kickoff luncheon at the Galt House, offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson was asked about how he assesses quarterbacks and what he looks for … Continue reading

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Do head coaches ever get away from football?

Mark Stoops was asked about his ability to cut loose during the summer and take some time off and away from football. Before the alumni kickoff luncheon in Louisville, the Kentucky coach said he took one week away and went … Continue reading

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News, notes from kickoff luncheon

Not a ton of news came out of the Kentucky Kickoff Luncheon in Louisville today, but Coach Mark Stoops did confirm that all of the UK newcomers are not on campus yet, likely still working out some eligibility issues. “We’re … Continue reading

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Q&A with Stoops at alumni lunch

MARK STOOPS On getting early commitments: “We’ve had a nice quiet week. We haven’t had a lot going on with recruiting (laughter). It’s been good. It’s been exciting. It’s important to get in on guys early. It’s important to recruit … Continue reading

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A Q&A with Eliot before the UK Alumni luncheon

D.J. ELIOT On the biggest thing he wants to see over the course of preseason camp: “I think that, one, you have to be good fundamentally – we always harp on that – but we’re really harping on establishing depth. … Continue reading

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OC Dawson before alumni luncheon

SHANNON DAWSON On his No.1 goal for fall camp: “You know, I don’t know. When we get started I’ll evaluate day to day, and obviously there’s things we’re going to have to get better with day to day, but ultimately … Continue reading

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A sign of the times?

Before the media’s sneak peek into Commonwealth Stadium renovations this week, I solicited questions from fans on Twitter and a remarkably high number wanted to know what happened to the wooden schedule sign that used to sit on Nicholasville Road. … Continue reading

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Updates on cell service at stadium

Cats fans waiting for cell service improvements at Commonwealth Stadium could be waiting a little bit longer. Because of ongoing renovations at the stadium, getting a system into place wasn’t feasible, explained Guy Ramsey, UK’s director for strategic communication. The 2,000 … Continue reading

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How stadium, practice facility help recruiting

Kentucky’s football staff has been selling the dream the past few seasons, but now it’s able to take recruits just across Cooper Drive to see the new $120 million Commonwealth Stadium get its finishing touches and the steel going up … Continue reading

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Mark Stoops after kickoff luncheon

MARK STOOPS On offensive linemen and what UK is selling to get guys: “I think our coaches have done an excellent job; Coach Schlarman and all of the assistant coaches have worked extremely hard to recruit the best players we … Continue reading

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