Found August 13, 2013 on
I have never thought twice about watching the Kentucky Wildcats play football, but I might have to now. They got a solid new coach, one of the top recruiting classes in the nation, and a it seems like there is nothing but excitement coming out of Lexington for the football team--yes, the football team!
Take this clip as an example. A classic mano-mano drill ends with the head coach going to the ground and than hopping up and starting an impromptu mosh pit. Yeah, it kind of looks like he just fell down, but so what? This guys are excited to play football, and when they get excited so do the fans.
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Well, it wasn't fun under the Joker, was it? Things went backwards. In 2010 the Wildcats went from 6-7 to 5-7 in 2011 to 2-10 in 2010. In fact, REALLY backwards. So much backwards that Kentucky are eating $4.5m over the next 2 years NOT to have him as the head coach. They replace him with Mark Stoops, the former defensive co-ordinator at Florida State and brother of Oklahoma...
The new Kentucky head coach, Mark Stoops, is starting a Twitter campaign to introduce a “No Fly Zone” to the Kentucky Wildcats football team. Stoops was the defensive coordinator at Florida State University where led the number one defense in the country. It looks like he is trying to parlay that to his new job in the SEC rather than the ACC.
Mark Stoops' long-term approach in rebuilding Kentucky includes making some short-term improvements.
The rookie head coach seems to have made progress by changing the Wildcats' mindset.
Despite consecutive losing seasons including 2-10 last year, Kentucky enters the season optimistic thanks to Stoops. He envisions a team capable of eventually competing in the tough Southeastern...
The Kentucky Wildcats football team received some really good news today. JUCO cornerback Nate Willis received notice from the dean of Arizona Western Community College stating he has been declared eligible to transfer to Kentucky. Willis is set to be on campus as early as this week to add depth to one of Kentucky’s most depleted positions. The cornerback spot for Mark Stoops has...