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From The Weekend That Was: Morgan Newton Lives Edition

Florida 38, Kentucky 0Due to an injury to Maxwell Smith, Morgan Newton made his first, and probably last, appearance of 2012, throwing all the interceptions, but not incompletions, that Smith would have thrown.  Newton finished 7-21, 48 yards, 3 INTs and finished behind Fig Newtons in a harsh, but fair Twitter poll rating the best Newtons. With Newton's confidence sufficiently...
Via The Belly of the Beast
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Gators React to Win

The Gators' win streak against Kentucky continues after a 38-0 shutout victory over the Wildcats Saturday. The Florida defense caused plenty of problems for Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton, who threw three interceptions. One of those picks was to Gator linebacker Michael Taylor, who grabbed one of Newton's passes last year as well.
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Kentucky at Florida: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The Good  The Florida Gators came back home after two road wins to put together a solid performance against a struggling Kentucky Wildcats team (1-3). Gator starting quarterback Jeff Driskel has continued to improve since the opening of the season leading the Gators to a 4-0 start along with two big road wins. Saturday, Driskel went 18 of 27, for 203 yards and 1 touchdown as the...
Via Football Nation
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Kentucky Football Practice Notebook

The Wildcats continued preparation for Western Kentucky on Wednesday at the Nutter Training Center with the offense expanding its package for Morgan Newton at H-back.
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Quarterback Battles Rage On

Yesterday, Kentucky named sophomore Maxwell Smith its starting quarterback, ending a battle with Morgan Newton that I'm sure was like watching two people spend two weeks trying to remove the last piece in Operation without making the buzzer go off.  You may recall that Newton began last season as the starter before being injured and replaced by Smith during the Mississippi State...
Via The Belly of the Beast
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Morgan Newton Isn’t Impressed With Louisville’s Schedule

When asked about the annual battle for the Governor’s Cup, Kentucky senior quarterback Morgan Newton didn’t shy away from sharing his thoughts. “For Louisville, they don’t have to go through the wear and tear that we go through week to week,” says Newton. “So this is a big game for them because it’s a non-conference game and it’ll be competitive for them. You know...
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Joker Phillips is taking the advice of rapper 50 Cent

Joker Phillips is the Kentucky Wildcats and is definitely on the coaching hot seat now. He quarterback Morgan Newton has been literally falling over on the field with no defenders around him. He apparently also taking the advice of rapper 50 Cent. Phillips told the Courier-Journal, “No, no. I know this might sound crazy, but I was looking at Oprah – my wife had taped an Oprah...
Via Throw The Flag
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Senior Video: Langston Newton

Carmel High defensive lineman Langston Newton committed to Kentucky in the summer. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound senior is the brother of Kentucky quarterback, Morgan Newton.
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Kentucky to go with Smith at QB against Ole Miss

Earlier in the week, we noted that Kentucky’s quarterback battle could be up for grabs between starter Morgan Newton and freshman Max Smith. The health of each QB was an issue, but apparently more so with Newton, who suffered an ankle sprain against Mississippi State last Saturday. Apparently the sprain’s been so bad that Newton…
Via College Football Talk
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Freshman Smith makes his mark

Kentucky’s offensive struggles this season became all the more bizarre when freshman Max Smith stepped into the game for an injured Morgan Newton.
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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