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Season ticket sales updates

A surge in construction activity at Commonwealth Stadium hasn’t equaled a notable surge in season ticket sales. Kentucky officials told the Herald-Leader that roughly 38,600 season tickets have been sold as of Thursday, which is just slightly ahead of the … Continue reading

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Stoops after Governor’s Cup luncheon

MARK STOOPS On if he goes over to Commonwealth Stadium regularly to check on progress: “Really, I have not have time. That’s such a big project, totally out of my control. I really don’t have the time or the energy … Continue reading

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Tidbits from Stoops at Governor’s Cup

While discussing the quarterback race between Patrick Towles and Drew Barker this offseason, Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops updated the Achilles’ tendon injury for sophomore Reese Phillips. “That’s a significant injury as you know. He’s limping and slow to move right now, … Continue reading

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Mark Stoops on 2015 schedule

A lot was made about Kentucky’s late-season slide. Schedule, lack of depth and injuries were key factors. Mark Stoops said he feels good about the 2015 schedule. “I really do. What is it? Five and then we have the bye on … Continue reading

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A look at known 2016 guarantee game deals

Here is a breakdown of the known guarantee games for Kentucky for the 2016 season: Southern Miss: The Golden Eagles are a team that UK fans will get to know well with a home-and-home series scheduled via the new contract … Continue reading

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A look at Cats’ 2015 guarantee games

Here is the breakdown of the three guarantee games for Kentucky for the upcoming 2015 season: Louisiana Lafayette: The renovated Commonwealth Stadium season opener will cost UK $950,000. In the one-game contract signed in March of 2013, the Ragin’ Cajuns … Continue reading

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Cats sign deal to play Southern Miss

Kentucky has found its new opponent for the start of the 2016 season: Southern Miss. In a contract obtained by the Herald-Leader, UK has signed a home-and-home deal with Southern Mississippi, which will get $200,000 for the guarantee game in … Continue reading

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Five UK players preseason SEC picks by Phil Steele

Five Kentucky players were named preseason All-Southeastern Conference by Phil Steele, most notably place kicker Austin MacGinnis, a first team selection. MacGinnis set six school records in his freshman season, including 21 field goals, the most in school history as … Continue reading

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New stadium field design unveiled

A few months ago, Mitch Barnhart gave a hint about what was to come for Kentucky’s updated athletics facilities, including the $120 million renovation of Commonwealth Stadium. “What we’ve come to do in our facilities is a pretty clean look … Continue reading

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Stoops discusses cost of attendance variables

Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops was asked about a couple of hot button topics while on the teleconference Wednesday morning, including the cost of attendance variables between schools. For instance, schools like Tennessee, Auburn, Mississippi State and Louisville each are going … Continue reading

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