It has been a long road for Joker Phillips. He told us that his years of studying under a long list of successful head coach have prepared to live out his dream on Saturday.
Joker describes becoming head coach of Kentucky and coaching against his good friend Charlie Strong as a dream come true.
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.
What exactly is "Operation Win"? At his opening press conference as UK football coach, Joker Phillips announced the new mantra for his football program, but what exactly does it mean?
We recently sat down with the new coach and got his explanation. We will have several more videos with Coach Phillips over the coming weeks as we lead up to fall practice.