Kentucky Wildcats Spring Football: Praise for QBs and Receivers

Pads were popping on a beautiful Saturday in Lexington, as the Kentucky Wildcats football team held a private scrimmage in which the quarterback play was the biggest highlight. All four QBs — Patrick Towles, Jalen Whitlow, Reese Phillips and Drew Barker — performed well and did enough that head coach Mark Stoops said it’s still a 4-man race for the starting job: “Yeah, it...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky's quarterbacks look like a group upgrade

University of Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown isn't sure who the Wildcats' starting quarterback will be next season, but he seems pretty certain that the position will be upgraded from last year. Brown and head coach Mark Stoops said Wednesday after the Cats' third spring practice and first in full pads that they haven't begun whittling down the competition...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky sophomore Patrick Towles will work with QB guru in May, not next week

Due to what his father called a "scheduling snafu," Kentucky sophomore quarterback Patrick Towles will not go to San Diego to work with quarterback guru George Whitfield Jr. during spring break next week. Instead, he'll go to San Diego May 19-30 after UK's spring semester ends. Whitfield has worked with Andrew Luck and Cam Newton, both former No. 1 picks in the...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Stoops Narrows Down Kentucky Quarterback Decision, Sort Of

Kentucky’s quarterback situation heading into the 2013 season has been a hot topic around the Bluegrass State. Head coach Mark Stoops and offensive coordinator Neal Brown were originally deciding between three sophomores; Maxwell Smith, Jalen Whitlow and Patrick Towles. Today, Stoops announced that the decision has been narrowed down to Smith and Whitlow.   It’s also looking...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

3 Players Competing To Be Kentucky's Starting Quarterback

As fall practice begins, Kentucky has three sophomore quarterbacks competing for the starting job. Max Smith, Jalen Whitow, and Patrick Towles are all receiving equal reps in practice as they try to learn Offensive Coordinator Neal Brown's new Air Raid offense. All three quarterbacks received playing time at some point last season.Max Smith:Smith was the starting quarterback...
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August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

KyScout Video: QBs talk Day 2

In this KyScout Video feature, Maxwell Smith, Jalen Whitlow and Patrick Towles talk about the quarterback competition as spring football gets under way for the Wildcats.
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The QB Quandary

The Kentucky staff continues to prepare freshman quarterback duo Jalen Whitlow and Patrick Towles for split duty on Saturday against Vanderbilt.
October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Towles returns to practice

Kentucky freshman quarterback Patrick Towles returned to the practice field on Tuesday and, after a 17-day layoff from a high ankle sprain, needed to shake off some rust.
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Towles on the mend

Kentucky freshman quarterback Patrick Towles is expected to return to practice this week after missing the last two games with a high ankle sprain.
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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