Found November 07, 2012 on Athlon Sports:
The first major domino in college football's coaching carousel fell on Sunday, as Kentucky's Joker Phillips was fired after a 12-23 mark through...
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It’s tough to win at Kentucky, a school that is more well-known for its basketball program, but Joker Phillips gave it his best shot. Unfortunately for Phillips, his two losing seasons compounded with a 1 – 9 record to start this season were just too much to overcome. Earlier today Kentucky announced that Phillips will not return next season although he will be allowed to coach...

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When a game is lost by a margin which evokes the word historic you know that something is going to come from it. So it was this week when Kentucky coach Joker Phillips was fired shortly after his Wildcats lost 40-0 to the Commodores. That loss, by the way, was the worst by Kentucky to Vanderbilt since 1916. Which would make the whole thing very historic indeed.

Washington Reopens Recruitment

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Joke's Over - Who Replaces Joker Phillips at Kentucky?

The joke's over at Kentucky. After being out-coached and having his team out-played in all but one game this season, Big Blue ousted Joker Phillips as head coach following a 40-0 embarrassment at the hands of Vanderbilt. One of the least desirable coaching spots in the SEC is now up for grabs, however, just because it is a stepping stone coaching destination does not mean...

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It's only been two days since Kentucky announced head football coach Joker Phillips would be fired, and already the insane replacement rumors are starting to fly. The Jackson Clarion-Ledger relays the rumor that UK is supposedly interested in talking to New York Jets head football coach Rex Ryan to see if he's like to have the job. Yes, the 3-5 NY Jets head coach Rex Ryan...

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