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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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Coaching legend takes in Kentucky practice

A mentor for more than a few of the coaches who make up Kentucky’s defensive staff was on campus to take in practice and offer some constructive feedback for Coach Mark Stoops. Pete Jenkins, a legendary defensive line coach at … Continue reading

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UK’s Bud Dupree the savage?

Bud Dupree has the word “SAVAGE” hand-written daily on his wrist tape. When asked about it, the UK defensive end smiled widely. “We wanna play like savages,” he said. “You just gotta have that mentality on defense.” It’s something his … Continue reading

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NFL was tempting for Dupree, but senior glad he stayed

Leaving early to potentially play in the NFL was something Alvin “Bud” Dupree considered for more than a few minutes this offseason. Kentucky’s junior defensive end said on Monday that a chance to go to the next level was tempting. … Continue reading

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Stoops, Eliot discuss spring practice

MARK STOOPS “It was good to get out there today and put another good practice together. I thought Saturday, like I said, that was one of our better days. I thought we backed it up with a pretty good day … Continue reading

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Stoops, Brown after Wednesday’s practice

MARK STOOPS ON PRACTICE DATE CHANGE: “Basically, we’re not going this Friday, we’re going the Friday before the spring game.” OPENING STATEMENT: “Pretty good work today, good energy. The offense responded a little bit Monday, defense got after it a … Continue reading

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