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Once, twice, three times the Stoops

Kentucky’s players got more Stoops than they bargained for at Wednesday’s practice as two of their head coach’s older brothers, Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops and defensive coordinator Mike Stoops, flew in for a visit. At one point during drills, … Continue reading

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Stoops, Eliot after Wednesday practice

MARK STOOPS “Got some good work today, so it was good. Worked some good short-yardage situations. Good, physical practice. I hope you all enjoyed the first half of it. Maybe I could ask you guys some questions.” On what it … Continue reading

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WR Badet breaks fibula, will miss 2-3 months

Jeff Badet, who had 22 catches for 285 yards and a touchdown last season, was confirmed out for a couple of months while he recovers from a broken fibula. Stoops said the injury, which he called a “freaky accident,” was … Continue reading

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Wide receiver Legree parts ways with Cats

Without much discussion or fanfare, wide receiver A.J. Legree has decided to leave the Kentucky football program. The 6-foot-1 junior from Fort White, Fla., has “wrapped it up,” Coach Mark Stoops announced on Wednesday after practice. “He’s gonna quit and … Continue reading

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Stoops, Brown discuss QBs, injuries

MARK STOOPS “Good practice today. Got some good work in. Starting to get some guys banged up, that’s bothering me more than anything. We’re improving, we’re competing, had a good third-down period today. So overall we’re still grinding it out, … Continue reading

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Closer look at Phillips’ final recruiting classes

Through attritions, transfers and dismissals (all things expected with coaching changes), remaining members of Kentucky’s 2011 and 2012 recruiting classes are sparse on the roster. With the departure of quarterback Jalen Whitlow, now more than half of the 26 players … Continue reading

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Willis will miss 3-4 months and other notes

Cornerback Nate Willis will miss the next three to four months as he recovers from sports hernia surgery. Willis, a junior college transfer, had 35 tackles, including two for a loss, and tied for a team-high five pass breakups. He … Continue reading

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UK’s Stoops, Eliot discuss Friday practice

MARK STOOPS Opening statement: “Took a little step back offensively today, didn’t have as good a practice as I’d have liked. Got back to some drops, which put us behind the chains a little bit. Good energy from the defense, … Continue reading

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Stoops, Brown discuss Whitlow transfer, other topics

MARK STOOPS “Very physical practice today. It was good. Got some third-and-short, and some of our big sets, and worked some situations. So good, physical, long practice today. So it was good to get that work in. I think I … Continue reading

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Stoops talks quarterbacks again

At his regular Monday media sessions, Coach Mark Stoops talked a little more about the quarterback play from Saturday’s scrimmage now that the staff has had a chance to watch film. Patrick Towles and Drew Barker stood out the most … Continue reading

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