UK Football: Drew Barker will remain at Kentucky to pursue master’s degree

Drew Barker is giving up on football and remaining at UK to pursue his degree. Drew Barker has decided that he remain in the state of Kentucky. Just not for football reasons. According to a report from Louisville Courier-Journal, the former quarterback will remain at the University of Kentucky, deciding to pursue his masters degree. Barker, who was supposed to compete for the...
Via A Sea of Blue
January 28, 2018

Report: Drew Barker to remain at Kentucky but give up football

Drew Barker was pegged as the next great quarterback for Kentucky football. Now he is done with the game of football according to a report from Jon Hale of the Louisville Courier-Journal. Following Kentucky’s 2017 season, Barker had announced his intent to transfer. But Barker is now staying at Kentucky to finish up his master’s degree according to his father. Barker was a 4-star...
Via SEC Country
January 27, 2018

Kentucky Wildcats podcast: Talking Drew Barker’s transfer and previewing LSU game

Drew Barker made Tuesday night a lot more interesting in the Kentucky sports world when he announced that he’ll transfer. The move eliminates Barker, who most perceived to be the favorite, from Kentucky’s quarterback competition in 2018. On Wednesday’s episode of Wildcat Country, host Curtis Burch and Kentucky football beat writer Joe Mussatto discuss what Barker’s move means for...
Via SEC Country
January 03, 2018

Kentucky QB Barker to have season-ending back surgery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky coach Mark Stoops says that sophomore quarterback Drew Barker will undergo back surgery the week of Thanksgiving and miss the remainder of this season. Barker has been out since being injured on the Wildcats' first series against New Mexico State on Sept. 17. Junior college transfer Stephen Johnson is 5-2 as QB for Kentucky (5-4, 4-3 Southeastern Conference...
Via Associated Press
November 10, 2016  |  Discuss

QB Drew Barker to miss 'significant' time with back injury

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky coach Mark Stoops says sophomore quarterback Drew Barker will miss ''significant'' time with a back injury that won't require surgery. Barker started the Wildcats' first three games but was injured on their first series in last week's contest against New Mexico State. He did not return. Stoops said after Wednesday's practice that Barker saw a specialist...
Via Associated Press
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Barker makes 1st start as Kentucky QB vs Charlotte

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) The opportunity Drew Barker has waited his career for at Kentucky might be one that helps save the Wildcats' season. The redshirt freshman will make his first start at quarterback for the Wildcats (4-6) Saturday night against Charlotte (2-8). He'll try to help Wildcats end their five-game losing streak and maintain their fading hopes of earning a postseason...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Benched Kentucky QB wishes good luck to his replacement

After starting out 4-1, Kentucky has lost five straight and fallen to 4-6 on the year. Not surprisingly, quarterback Patrick Towles has been replaced by backup Drew Barker in the starting lineup. Towles, meanwhile, is graciously stepping aside, allowing for as smooth a transition as possible. After the news broke he tweeted his support for his replacement. Hopefully the change is...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Stoops names Barker as Kentucky's starting QB vs. Charlotte

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has named redshirt freshman Drew Barker the starting quarterback for Saturday's home non-conference game against Charlotte. Stoops announced Monday that Barker would replace junior Patrick Towles, who started Kentucky's first 10 games but has struggled in recent weeks. Both QBs played in last week's 21-17 loss at Vanderbilt but neither...
Via Associated Press
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky Quarterback Drew Barker Suckerpunched By Former Teammate

Mark Stoops has been doing a good job trying to build the Kentucky football program back up.  This year one of the biggest decisions he faces is deciding who will be the quarterback for the Wildcats. Drew Barker's a top recruiting at the position. Unfortunately for him he was on the receiving end of a pretty nasty sucker punch from a former UK teammate and current Eastern Kentucky...
Via FOX Sports
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Video shows Patrick Graffree sucker punching Drew Barker

A January 25 bar fight between members of the Eastern Kentucky and Kentucky Wildcats football teams led to injuries to EKU offensive lineman Colton Scurry. The three Kentucky players involved — quarterback Drew Barker, wide receiver Dorian Baker and defensive tackle Tymere Dubose — were also involved in a later incident on campus. In a video released by the Herald-Leader on Tuesday...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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