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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...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
10 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UK Fans Build Snowman Lookalike of Julius Randle (Photo)

Apparently some University of Kentucky students attempted to show their creative abilities, pushing the artistic boundaries of snowman art. Obviously the outcome is interesting.   Kentucky students know how to make a snowman!! #BBN pic.twitter.com/mhJnno7zjK — Patrick Towles (@patty_ice14) February 3, 2014 [BleacherReport]
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Kentucky Students Made An Extremely Detailed Julius Randle Snowman

In recent weeks, Lexington has been experienced some unusually cold and depressing weather — today, the University of Kentucky cancelled classes due to ice, and it appears that some students have found a way to occupy their time: by building a snowman that looks like star basketball player Julius Randle. A photo of the snowman was tweeted out by UK quarterback Patrick Towles ...
Via College Spun
February 03, 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...
Via College Spun
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Stoops aims to lead Kentucky to respectability

Mark Stoops' long-term approach in rebuilding Kentucky includes making some short-term improvements. The rookie head coach seems to have made progress by changing the Wildcats' mindset. Despite consecutive losing seasons including 2-10 last year, Kentucky enters the season optimistic thanks to Stoops. He envisions a team capable of eventually competing in the tough Southeastern...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 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...
Via Football Nation
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

UK Football Players Respond To Wearing Suits Before Games

The University of Kentucky football program has been on the verge of a complete turnaround after the hiring of Mark Stoops back in November. UK has been on point with everything from recruiting for future classes to getting sick new uniforms. Now, Stoops is adding more change to create a new era of Kentucky football. The latest? Cleaning up the Stoops Troops and having them wear...
Via College Spun
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

QB Drew Barker picks Kentucky

Kentucky’s highest rated football recruit, and #1 quarterback target for 2014 has decided to stay in-state and play for the Kentucky Wildcats. Conner High School’s Drew Barker chose to stay home with UK over heading to South Carolina or Tennessee. The Hebron, Kentucky product is the highest rated quarterback commit (#6 Pocket-Passing QB) since Andre’ Woodson (#7, ’03) and...
Via StraitPinkie.com
May 10, 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.
Via kentucky.scout.com
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.
Via kentucky.scout.com
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.
Via kentucky.scout.com
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.
Via kentucky.scout.com
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 20 Mississippi St. 27, Kentucky 14

Tyler Russell passed for two touchdowns and Mississippi State held Kentucky to just 228 yards on offense, leading the No. 20 Bulldogs to a 27-14 victory Saturday. LaDarius Perkins carried 25 times for 110 yards, including a 31-yard score, and Devon Bell kicked field goals of 20 and 37 yards as Mississippi State moved to 5-0 for the first time since 1999. The Bulldogs are 2-0 in...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 20 Bulldogs roll past Kentucky 27-14

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Tyler Russell passed for two touchdowns and Mississippi State held Kentucky to just 228 yards on offense, leading the No. 20 Bulldogs to a 27-14 victory Saturday. LaDarius Perkins carried 25 times for 110 yards, including a 31-yard score, and Devon Bell kicked field goals of 20 and 37 yards as Mississippi State moved to 5-0 for the first time since 1999. The Bulldogs...
Via Fox Sports South
October 06, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 20 Bulldogs preparing to face 2 Kentucky QBs

Kentucky players know what they'll get Saturday from No. 20 Mississippi State - defensive pressure. The Bulldogs (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) rank in the top 15 in several defensive categories, including first in turnover margin (plus 12). They are physical up front, and senior cornerbacks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay (seven combined interceptions) lead a veteran secondary...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bulldogs preparing to face 2 Kentucky QBs

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky players know what they'll get Saturday from No. 20 Mississippi State -- defensive pressure. The Bulldogs (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) rank in the top 15 in several defensive categories, including first in turnover margin (plus 12). They are physical up front, and senior cornerbacks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay (seven combined interceptions...
Via Fox Sports South
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

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