As we get ready to kickoff another NFL season, Kentucky will be well represented by several former players.
We will quickly recap those who were not so lucky. Keenan Burton was the most recent player cut by his team. Burton survived the initial cut down to 53 players that all teams had to make by last Saturday. Unfortunately, Burton was slowed all preseason by a lingering knee injury and was expendable when the Rams traded for Ravens wide receiver Mark Clayton on Monday. Alfonso… Continue
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Maybe the biggest news for this week is the signing of Glenn Pakulak by the San Diego Chargers. Pakulak who was a fan favorite at UK for his ability to lay a hit as much as for his booming leg. Glenn won the Mosi Tatupu Award as a senior at UK which is given to the nation's best special teams player, but has not been able to lock down a steady job in the NFL. Last season, he punted in just two games for Washington and saw action in eight games in 2008 for New Orleans. The Chargers most likely… Continue
The Wildcats picked up a sizeable commitment on Wednesday as, Lexington Christian star, Zach West pledged his commitment to Kentucky. West, who checks in at 6'5 and 297 pounds, is currently ranked #14 in the ESPN rankings and #16 by Scout.com at offensive guard. Zack was an ESPNU second team All-American as a junior and was elected to the Army All-American Combine. He is a candidate for 2010 Kentucky Mr. Football and a preseason All-State Selection.
After a very productive first week for several former Cats, Week 2 saw several players struggle to make an impact.
The biggest impact came from Jacob Tamme who saw the end zone for the second straight week. Jacob was on the receiving end of a 21 yard strike from Peyton Manning in the first quarter of the Colts game against Buffalo. Tamme is getting a longer look in the preseason with Dallas Clark battling a leg injury. Tamme currently has four catches for 47 yards. Jacob also… Continue
Update: August 10 - Evan Daniels is reporting that Chane will make an unofficial visit to UK on Wednesday.
Chane Behanan of Bowling Green is currently the top rated player in the state of Kentucky for 2011. Behanan holds nine scholarship offers including Louisville, Cincinnati, and West Virginia. He also has been receiving interest from Kentucky, Kansas and Texas. Rivals.com ranks Behanan as the 45th best player in nation in their Rivals 150.… Continue
Opposing coaches have long used the argument that Kentucky is a basketball school to their advantage in recruiting battles. Joker Phillips argues that UK's facilities and fan base tell a much different story to perspective recruits.
DeMarcus Cousins wasted little time impressing his new fans in Sacramento. DeMarcus admitted to being uneasy in his debut, "I was very nervous in the beginning, I really didn't know what to expect, I didn't know how I would manage through the game, but it came pretty easy." Cousins finished with a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. DeMarcus and the Kings return to action Tuesday at 8:30 eastern against Los Angeles.
The USA u17 team advance to the quarterfinals of the FIBA World Championships with a 105-70 win over Australia. Michael Gilchrist had a quiet afternoon finishing with 5 points and 3 rebounds. Fellow UK commitment, Marquis Teague, finished with 10 points and 8 rebounds.
Other UK targets of note, Tony Wroten scored 11 points and dished out 7 assists. Johnny O'Bryant finished with just 2 points and 4 rebounds.
The USA u17 team needs just three more wins to be named World Champions after finishing pool play undefeated with a 112-75 win over Serbia on Wednesday. UK commitment, Michael Gilchrist, continued his solid play finishing with 14 points and 7 rebounds. Marquis Teague had a quiet game scoring 5 points to go along with 2 assists.
Tony Wroten had his best game scoring wise so far in the tournament. Tony finished with 11 points while dishing out 4 assists and grabbing 4… Continue
The USA u17 team rolled over Egypt this afternoon in the FIBA World Championships 132-64. UK commitment, Michael Gilchrist, had 18 points thanks to hitting on 7 of 8 shots from the field, he also finished with 7 rebounds. Marquis Teague finished with 12 points and 8 assists.
Tony Wroten finished with 8 assists, but attempted just two three-pointers, and finished with zero points. Quinn Cook was a field goal away from a double-double finishing with 8 points and 10 assist. Johnny… Continue
Taylor Barnette is quickly becoming one of the most talked about shooters in the state of Kentucky. Taylor recently lit up the State AAU Tournament hitting on 19 of 28 three pointers including a perfect 7 of 7 from beyond the arc in one game. ;Taylor will spend the summer playing for the Nashville Celtics on the AAU circuit before suiting up for his junior year at Lexington Christian Academy. Barnette's older sister is the reigning Miss Basketball Sarah Beth Barnette who also signed to play for… Continue
Jaylen Beckham of Lexington Catholic is considered by many to be the top prospect in the class of 2012 in the state of Kentucky. Beckham is a speedy point guard who has already received offers from Alabama and Washington.