Stoops' goal not a bowl but 'improvement across the board'

Kentucky players have made it known throughout the offseason that their goal this season is to play in a bowl game -- nothing less.Senior offensive tackle Jordan Swindle and senior safety A.J. Stamps said as much as SEC Media Days, with Swindle calling a bowl "the minimum bar" for success this season.But at his first press conference of the season this week, coach Mark Stoops tried...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Recruiting numbers support Kentucky's bid for bowl berth

Is this the year Kentucky gets over the hump and gets into a bowl game? That's the million-dollar question for the Wildcats and coach Mark Stoops, who is entering his third year at the program's helm.As a team, Kentucky has even publicly stated its goal of reaching the postseason. At SEC Media Days, offensive tackle Jordan Swindle said, "We have meetings, and every week we talk about...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

MacGinnis, Stamps, and Swindle make Coaches Preseason All-SEC Team

Three Kentucky football players took home preseason honors today, just when you thought all of the preseason awards had already been given out. Sophomore kicker Austin MacGinnis, senior safety AJ Stamps, and senior tackle Jordan Swindle were all named to one of the coaches preseason All-SEC team. MacGinnis was the only Cat to make the […]
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

BBL: Kentucky football news dominates weekend

Big Blue Links for Sunday: In her Sunday UK football notebook, Jennifer Smith writes about Kentucky’s brainy team brimming with hidden talents. “While some players in Hoover were peppered with questions about their 40-yard dash times (although Jordan Swindle did … Continue reading →
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July 19, 2015

Kentucky players put 'minimum bar' at 6 wins

While the coaches were garnering most of the attention this week at SEC Media Days, Kentucky's player representatives had some interesting things of their own to say.There's been much talk this offseason about this being a crucial year for Mark Stoops and the Wildcats, who improved last season from two wins to five wins but still haven't reached a bowl game since 2010.And Kentucky...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Takeaways from Kentucky’s turn at SEC Media Day

Today was Kentucky’s turn to bat at SEC Media Day, and with that came some news that is certainly important to remember with the football season right around the corner. In one of the breakout sessions, Jordan Swindle talked about the high performance system, and the fact that when he was first here and it […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Stamps, Swindle, and Lewis going to SEC Media Day

SEC Media Day is right around the corner, and so is football season for that matter.  The SEC Media Day circus, which kicks off the football season officially (essentially) in Hoover, Alabama starts next week, with Kentucky’s turn at the podium coming on Wednesday, July 15th. This season, Jordan Swindle, AJ Stamps, and Melvin Lewis […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Swindle on a Successful Season, the Quarterbacks and Drew Barker

The Kentucky Wildcats will have a veteran offensive line this year, highlighted by junior offensive tackle Jordan Swindle. He was present at SEC Media Days this week, and here’s some of the comments he made.  On what is considered a successful season this year:  “I feel like success for our team is going to a bowl game. That is my personal goal as a team for us. So I’m going...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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