Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops said he continued to see progress with Jalen Whitlow at the quarterback position Wednesday following the Wildcats' practice for this weekend's matchup with No. 9 Missouri.
Jalen Whitlow ran for two touchdowns and passed for two more as Kentucky ended a five-game losing streak with a 48-14 homecoming rout of Alabama State on Saturday night.
Whitlow overcame shoulder and ankle injuries to run for an 88-yard TD on the game's second play and a 2-yard score en route to 101 yards rushing on 10 carries. The sophomore quarterback also threw for 186 yards...
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November 02, 2013
Kentucky’s tenuous quarterback situation may take on yet another twist this week. Mark Stoops said Monday that Jalen Whitlow should be healthy enough to reclaim the starter’s job, but his backup might be the bigger question.
Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops addressed the Wildcats' injury situation and the status of Jalen Whitlow's sprained ankle during his weekly radio call-in show on Monday.
When kids grow up in Alabama, as was the case with University of Kentucky quarterback Jalen Whitlow, rumor has it they’re either “Roll Tide!” or “War Eagle!” from the time they exit the womb. Now he finds himself just days away from playing tradition-rich Alabama.
The Gamecocks jumped out quick with a long touchdown pass early and then cruised to an early 21-0 lead. The game had all of the makings of one of those where the Wildcats fall behind 50-0 and you can’t wait for it to end.
But, that’s not what happened.
As they have done all season long under Mark Stoops, these Wildcats never quit playing hard. And as they continued to play hard...
All of the chatter leading up to Kentucky’s opening game against Western Kentucky was that Jalen Whitlow would be the starting quarterback. No, head coach Mark Stoops never announced his starter, the other possibility being Max Smith, but we all assumed it would be Whitlow.
We also assumed, or at least I did, that Whitlow must be a much improved passer from a year ago. Yeah, he...
The Kentucky quarterback situation has been a hot topic on local and state radio airwaves as well as internet sites across the Big Blue Nation. But is it drawing too much attention? We take a closer look in examining Jalen Whitlow's performance in the opener.
The University of Kentucky and their new head coach Mark Stoops are set to embark on a new path just five days from now. With a brand new coaching staff and a high powered offense, one big question still remains. Who is the starting quarterback? Kentucky has four quarterbacks currently on the roster. Max Smith earned the starting nod last season before he was sidelined with...
With a new brand of excitement, a new coaching staff, and a new perspective, the Kentucky Wildcats hosted the Big Blue Nation in their Spring Game Saturday night. Mark Stoops was set to unveil his first team ever as a head coach, but how many people would actually show up? Just last year, this same Kentucky squad went 2-10 and didn’t win a game in the SEC. If the first walk to...