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  1. Mark Stoops makes splash with 2014 class

    Edward Aschoff

    Quietly, Kentucky coach Mark Stoops made an emphatic statement with his 2014 recruiting class: The Wildcats aren't going to sit idly by and watch the big boy have all the fun. Just months removed from a 2-10 debut that resulted in Kentucky's fourt...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  2. D-line has become Kentucky's strength

    Edward Aschoff

    New Kentucky coach Mark Stoops understands that he and his staff have a lot to do in the development department. "There's not one position on our field that we don't need to improve," Stoops said earlier this week. But one area of the Wildcats'...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  3. ESPN 300 WR Ryan Timmons picks Cats

    Edward Aschoff

    Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has had some early success on the recruiting trail, and he continued that success by grabbing a big commitment on the eve of national signing day. The Wildcats picked up their biggest commit yet when four-star wide recei...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  4. Lunchtime links

    Edward Aschoff

    We're finally here folks. It's been a long, painful journey, but we've finally made it to Tuesday's SEC links. Kentucky coach Joker Phillips will coach the final two games of the season for the Wildcats. Texas A&M vows it won't be intimidat...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  5. Starting quarterbacks on the mend

    Edward Aschoff

    Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and Kentucky coach Joker Phillips enter the weekend with similar predicaments. Both are hoping that shoulder injuries don't sideline their starting quarterbacks with tough matchups coming up Saturday. For Kentucky, Ph...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  6. Record aside, Phillips proud of Wildcats

    Edward Aschoff

    This hasn't been an easy season for Kentucky coach Joker Phillips. His Wildcats are hovering around the bottom of the SEC in most offensive and defensive categories. They needs two more wins to become bowl eligible, but the team limping into the l...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  7. Phillips sticking with Newton at quarterback

    Edward Aschoff

    Despite Morgan Newton's tremendously rough start to the 2011 season, Kentucky coach Joker Phillips plans to stick with the junior quarterback this week at South Carolina. Newton's quarterback efficiency sits at a hideous 97.8, he's completing 50 p...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  8. Phillips: Gators' punt-block play not illegal

    Edward Aschoff

    Kentucky coach Joker Phillips might have finally put the whole "Blockgate" issue surrounding Florida to rest. There's been some talk surrounding whether Florida's special-teams linemen were illegally using their hands to create a gap for players t...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  9. Stopping the run is key for Wildcats

    Edward Aschoff

    If there's one area where Kentucky coach Joker Phillips knows his team must master during Thursday's season-opener against Western Kentucky, it's the rushing defense. Last season, the Wildcats surrendered 184 yards on the ground and two touchdowns...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  10. Kentucky has confidence in Stoops

    Edward Aschoff

    It's pretty clear Mark Stoops' first year on the job impressed his boss. On Tuesday, Kentucky announced that Stoops received a contract extension that will take him through the 2018 season, giving the second-year coach five more years on his curre...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  11. If Franklin can play on Saturday, should he?

    Edward Aschoff

    As the days tick down closer to Missouri's trip to face Kentucky on Saturday, it looks as if coach Gary Pinkel might have a tough decision on his hands. Does he play quarterback James Franklin or not? On Monday, Pinkel, whose Tigers (8-1, 4-1 S...

    Blog | November 05, 2013
  12. Dominique Easley 'tweaks' his knee

    Edward Aschoff

    Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley's status for Saturday's game against Kentucky is unknown after coach Will Muschamp announced that he "tweaked" his knee in practice Tuesday. Muschamp added that Easley would probably miss Wednesday's practice...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  13. Kentucky season preview

    Edward Aschoff

    Today, our SEC preview shifts to the Kentucky Wildcats. Coach: Mark Stoops (0-0) 2012 record: 2-10, 0-8 SEC Key losses: RB CoShik Williams, WR La'Rod King, OG Larry Warford, C Matt Smith, DE Collins Ukwu, DE Taylor Wyndham, S Martavius Nelom...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  14. Ashely Lowery's condition has improved

    Edward Aschoff

    Kentucky junior safety Ashely Lowery's condition is improving after he was involved in a serious car crash over the weekend. On Monday, both Lowery's family and coach Mark Stoops released statements about Lowery's health. Lowery's family said that...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  15. Lunchtime links

    Edward Aschoff

    TGIF! Now get that fancy Kentucky Derby attire ready! Athlon Sports lists the top 50 running backs during the BCS era. Jon Solomon of takes a look at what sort of content the new SEC Network will have. Alabama coach Nick Saban talks ne...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  16. Stoops working from ground up with Cats

    Edward Aschoff

    Mark Stoops understood the daunting task that awaited him in Lexington long before he was introduced as Kentucky's third head coach since 2009 in late November. He wasn't blind to the fact that he was taking over a program -- in the SEC -- that has e...

    Blog | March 19, 2013