Approval rating for Kentucky coach Mark Stoops: You decide

After a couple of rough early seasons, Mark Stoops seems to have altered Kentucky football’s direction for the better. The 2016 season saw Kentucky finish with a 7-5 regular-season record that included a win over rival Louisville, which was led by Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson. It was the first time in the Stoops era that Kentucky went to a bowl game, but the Wildcats lost...
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1 day ago

Kentucky football: Projecting the Wildcats’ offensive post-spring depth chart

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky’s depth chart won’t be revealed for a few months, so we at SEC Country decided to take a shot at projecting the 2017 2-deep position now that the spring Blue-White game is over. For reference, here’s a look at the projected depth chart completed in January after the TaxSlayer Bowl. A few things have changed. Now onto the projections. Quarterback...
Via SEC Country
5 days ago

Kentucky football: WR Garrett Johnson among list of players not dressed for Blue-White spring game

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky will be without a few key playmakers on Friday in the Blue-White spring game. Quarterback Drew Barker and wide receiver Garrett Johnson are among them. Barker is still working to return from back surgery, and will be held out as a precaution. Johnson is being held out with a groin injury. Junior college transfer defensive back Lonnie Johnson is doubtful...
Via SEC Country
9 days ago

Kentucky Football: Quarterback Drew Barker Not Likely to Play in Spring Game

This Friday, April 14th, Kentucky football will participate in their annual Spring game. This game will give fans a preview of what to expect this coming season. One player fans will not see is Quarterback, Drew Barker, who’s been ruled unlikely to play. Last season, Drew Barker had his season cut short due to a […] Kentucky Football: Quarterback Drew Barker Not Likely to Play...
Via Wildcat Blue Nation
12 days ago

Kentucky football: Drew Barker discusses his back injury for the first time

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Drew Barker was back in a familiar place Tuesday morning. He stood behind a UK podium with cameras and recorders in front of him, speaking to the media for the first time since he was Kentucky’s starting quarterback. That was prior to a Week 3 matchup last season against New Mexico State. Barker left the game after the first series with a back injury, later...
Via SEC Country
12 days ago

Kentucky Names Drew Barker Starting Quarterback After Spring Football

Drew Barker joined Kentucky football with plenty of fanfare. The former four-star recruit was the top player in the state of Kentucky, and one of the top quarterbacks in the class of 2014. Keeping him home was a coup for head coach Mark Stoops, and now he is the favorite to be under center when the Wildcats hit the field in 2016. After Kentucky’s spring football wrapped up, Barker...
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April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Benched Kentucky QB Patrick Towles Tweets Support For New Starter Drew Barker

Kentucky is in the midst of a of five-game losing streak and fell to 4-6 on the season with a 21-17 loss to Vanderbilt on Saturday. Today, the Wildcats benched starting quarterback Patrick Towles in favor of backup Drew Barker. Towles seems to be handling the demotion well, expressing full support for his replacement on Twitter. Can’t wait to see @D_Barker7 ball out on Saturday...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

EKU Player That Sucker Punched Kentucky QB Drew Barker Has Been Removed From Team Roster

Earlier this week, video of Eastern Kentucky football player Patrick Graffree sucker punching Kentucky quarterback Drew Barker in an EKU dorm surfaced. Graffree and teammate Colton Scurry, who was involved in the bar brawl that preceded the attack, are now no longer listed on the EKU Colonels football roster. So Colton Scurry and Patrick Graffree have both been removed from the...
Via College Spun
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky QB Sucker-Punched By Former Teammate After Bar Fight (Video)

Drew Barker and Patrick Graffree used to be teammates, but it’s unlikely they’ll be getting together to relive those days any time soon. Barker is a quarterback at the University of Kentucky, which is where Graffree, an defensive lineman, used to play. Graffree now plays at Eastern Kentucky and there seems to be plenty of bad blood between the two Bluegrass State schools, especially...
Via NESN.com
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Quarterback Drew Barker Sucker Punched By EKU Player

Details of two Jan. 25 incidents involving football players from Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky have emerged, according to police report released yesterday. The first incident was a bar fight started by EKU lineman Colton Scurry and involving UK players Drew Barker, Dorian Baker and Tymere Dubose. Scurry would suffer a broken nose and facial injuries in that altercation.  The second...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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