Kentucky nose guard Matt Elam is “the man now”

“He’s the man now.” That’s what Kentucky defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh said Wednesday about nose guard Matt Elam. With starter Melvin Lewis lost for the remainder of the season to a broken leg, Elam will be the man in … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
October 22, 2015

Big Blue Links: Melvin Lewis gets a bad break

Big Blue Links for Tuesday: Loss of Marvin Lewis tugs at Kentucky, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader. “Melvin’s worked his tail off, he’s overcome a bunch of adversity, he cares so much, he’s a great leader, he’s playing good … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
October 20, 2015

Wildcats NG Melvin Lewis out up to 6 weeks with broken leg

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky senior nose guard Melvin Lewis is out for the remainder of the regular season with a broken leg sustained in Thursday's loss to Auburn. Coach Mark Stoops said Monday the junior will have surgery Tuesday for a fractured fibula. The coach says recovery normally takes six weeks and that he hoped Lewis could heal in time to play in a bowl game if the Wildcats...
Via Associated Press
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

BBL: UK football turns focus to UL-Lafayette

Big Blue Links for Friday: As Kobi Simmons visits UK, recruiting landscape has shifted, reports Ben Roberts of Next Cats. UK defensive tackle Melvin Lewis found himself at Kentucky after volatile upbringing in Compton, reports Jennifer Smith of Herald-Leader. Walk-on … Continue reading →
Via John Clay's Sidelines
August 28, 2015

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

UK sending DT Melvin Lewis to represent the defense at SEC Media Days

The defensive resurgence must be truly underway in Lexington, as the Kentucky Wildcats first representative named to attend SEC Media Days will not be a quarterback, receiver or running back, no it's defensive tackle Melvin Lewis.The senior defensive tackle from Compton, California earned his undergraduate degree this spring and is poised to anchor the defensive front for a team...
Via Fox Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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