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KENTUCKY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fall Preview: Running Back Position is Solid, but Thin

Last season, Kentucky had one of the deepest running back corps that there has been at UK in a long time.  Braylon Heard was slated to be the starter, but behind him Kentucky had JoJo Kemp, Stanley “Boom” Williams, Josh Clemons, and Mikel Horton. Entering the offseason, Kentucky fans would have expected to have all […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Makes Bold Prediction About Kentucky’s 2016 Signing Class

John Calipari is holding out hope that the 2016 signing class for the Kentucky Wildcats could be the best ever.
Via Gamedayr
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky lands three 2017 four-star recruits in one day

While many programs are focused on assembling their 2016 recruiting class, the Kentucky Wildcats have been busy building toward their 2017 class as Mark Stoops and staff amazingly land three 2017 four-star recruits in one day. The first commit of the day was legacy recruit Russ Yeast, son of former Wildcat star receiver Craig Yeast. Russ also projects as a receiver for the Wildcats...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Stoops, Kentucky Land Three Four-Star Recruits In 2017

It was a good day for Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Wildcats football team. They got three big commitments for 2017.
Via Gamedayr
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could John Calipari coach Kentucky until he is 73?

John Calipari leaked some pretty important news for Big Blue Nation on the radio today. During an appearance on ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg’s podcast, the Kentucky head coach revealed one thing that could keep him at Kentucky on the sidelines for at least another fifteen years: the chance to coach his son Brad. Kentucky Sports Radio transcribed the quote: “First of all, my wife...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miles Bridgers posterizes defender in front of Calipari

If John Calipari wasn’t excited about five-star prospect Miles Bridges before this dunk, he sure is now. During the recent July evaluation period, the Kentucky head coach sat on the baseline watching Bridges, a Flint, MI native, and was right in the mix of the ridiculous slam and celebration amongst the Mac Irvin Fire forward and his teammates. In fact, Calipari’s only frustration...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jamal Murray was crazy good at Pan-Am Games

Team Canada advanced to the gold medal game in basketball at the Pan-Am Games last week. You could probably put most of the praise on incoming Kentucky Wildcats freshman Jamal Murray. College Basketball Talk shared Murray’s highlight reel from the semifinals match-up against Team USA. From just watching the video, you can tell why John Calipari is excited to have this guy playing...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball Offers 2016 PF Wenyen Gabriel

Kentucky continues to widen its recruiting net for 2016. On Sunday, John Calipari and company offered 2016 power forward Wenyen Gabriel. It's been a great July. Just got an offer from Kentucky! Can't thank my teammates enough for helping me shine! #RivalsNation — WenyenGabriel™ (@WenyenGabriel) July 26, 2015 Gabriel is a 6’9″, 195 lbs. Massachusetts […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky gets new white and chrome helmets

The Kentucky Wildcats may not be known as a football school, but the football program is getting some positive attention this weekend thanks to some shiny new lids. On social media, a photo surfaced from WKYT-TV’s Steve Moss claiming the Wildcats will have a brand new helmet for the upcoming season. The helmet — which is white with a white facemask — features a chrome “UK”...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

This Kentucky Wildcats Football Helmet Is Too Awesome

This white and chrome Kentucky Wildcats football helmet is too good.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari interupts 5-star Miles Bridges while on a date

One way that college coaches can interact with possible recruits is by calling them. They can see how they are doing and make sure they are still interested. So it was not unusual when small forward Miles Bridges got a phone call from Kentucky’s head coach John Calipari, but it was unusual where he got the call. Bridges shared with MLive that he was on a date at the movies...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star Small Forward Miles Bridges Was Interrupted By Kentucky Head Coach John Calipari While On A Date

Being a five-star basketball recruit has its perks—the superhuman athleticism, free trip to college, and the likelihood of an NBA future—but privacy isn’t one of them. Miles Bridges, a five-star small forward from Huntington Prep, shared a funny anecdote with MLive about what it is like to try to be an average teenager while also being a top recruit. While on a movie date,...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Louisville Wide Receiver DeVante Parker Zings Kentucky On Twitter

Former Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker is done terrorizing the Kentucky Wildcats on the football field, as he was drafted at No. 14 overall by the Miami Dolphins in this past year’s NFL Draft. But the former Cardinals stud, who racked up 180 receiving yards and three touchdowns against his rival in last year’s contest, isn’t done trolling them off of the field. Thursday...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari Tweets About Drake, Says He’s Still Loved and Welcomed At Kentucky

Don’t worry, Drake, you’re still loved by your favorite college basketball program.  Earlier today, it was reported that Kentucky had to self-report an NCAA violation caused by the hip-hop star, who took photos with recruits during the Wildcats’ 2014 Big Blue Madness. Kentucky issued a cease-and-desist letter to Drake, asking him to refrain from interacting with potential...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Basketball: Video: Devin Booker Is Back In Lexington, Getting Some Shots Up While Riding A Two-Wheel Scooter

Former Kentucky Wildcats star Devin Booker is back in Lexington, and he’s getting in a very unique workout while at the program’s basketball facility. Booker posted a video to Twitter where he gets some shots up while riding one of the two-wheel scooters that have become very popular with athletes recently, likely because they look like hoverboards. Back in the bluegrass pic...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kentucky Releases Hype Video For Newly Renovated Commonwealth Stadium, And The Players Look Excited

With just 50 days and counting until the Kentucky Wildcats kick off their 2015 college football season, the University released a hype video for the newly renovated Commonwealth Stadium, showing players practicing inside for the first time.  The following is an excerpt from the website dedicated to informing the public on the renovations. Through a $120-million reinvention, Commonwealth...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-Star Kentucky SG Reportedly Turned Down Seven-Figure Pro Offer

This soon-to-be Kentucky Wildcats guard apparently turned down a solid offer to play pro, according to his dad.
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Trey Lyles girlfriend – Olivia Jester is Kentucky soccer player

Trey Lyles’ girlfriend Olivia Jester turned heads at the NBA Draft in Brooklyn on Thursday night. Jester, who is a soccer player at Kentucky, received attention when ESPN televised a shot of John Calipari after Willie Cauley-Stein was drafted. People wondered if the woman in question was Cal’s daughter or someone else, but the real...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Report: Willie Cauley-Stein Of Kentucky

It is difficult to separate Willie Cauley-Stein as a prospect from Willie Cauley-Stein as a concept. Unlike most other prospects, it has to start defensively for Cauley-Stein as he's truly a special player with how multi-dimensional he operates on that end of the floor. Cauley-Stein is as adept defending on the perimeter as he is in the paint and that's of course an all-important...
Via RealGM - NBA
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Wildcats 2015 Preview and Prediction

There was tangible growth for Kentucky in Mark Stoops second season in Lexington. Despite a disappointing second half that still left the Wildcats...
Via Athlon Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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