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Kentucky loses second recruit in matter of days

By Saturday Down South, 2 days 3 hours ago
In January, Marcus Walker raved about Kentucky when interviewed by Saturday Down South following his commitment. But things change, and on Wednesday he became the second 2015 Kentucky commitment this week to step back from his pledge. Earlier this week, Montrell Custis–also a defensive back–stepped back from his commitment and immediately came on board with Alabama. Walker didn...

Kentucky QB Jalen Whitlow will transfer

By Saturday Down South, 2 days 11 hours ago
According to a release from the university, Kentucky QB Jalen Whitlow will transfer. Whitlow was among five quarterbacks vying for the starting job in 2014. He competed throughout spring practice with returners Reese Phillips and Patrick Towles, along with early enrollee Drew Barker. Max Smith hasn’t been practicing due to an injury. RELATED: 5 Kentucky players who are ready for big roles in...

NFL Draft rewind: Kentucky has put 8 players in the NFL over last five years

By Saturday Down South, 3 days 10 hours ago
The NFL Draft is just around the corner on May 8th. SDS will take you around the SEC to look at every team and just how many players they have put into the league over the last five years. Kentucky isn’t known for putting too many players in the NFL Draft, but they have put one of the finest in do-it-all Randall Cobb with the Packers. Cobb is transforming into one of the better players in the...

Kentucky’s been busy in the past week–four commits in a matter of hours

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 1 day ago
Earlier this week, Kentucky added its sixth commitment of 2015–and its fourth in 72 hours–when in-state offensive guard Mason Wolfe made it official and came on board with the Wildcats. Wolfe is a three-star, 6-foot-7, 280-pound lineman. He was the third huge linemen to come aboard since Saturday, joining 6-foot-6, 330-pound Alabama native Logan Stenberg and 6-foot-8, 300-pound Ohio...

Kentucky football recruits are hoops fans tonight

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 4 days ago
Whether they’re already committed to play football for Kentucky–or they are being heavily pursued by the Wildcats–this year’s football class is in awe of what the basketball program is doing. Tonight, they’ll be cheering during Kentucky’s national championship game with UConn. There seems to be a universal theme when the recruits are asked about this...

Kentucky’s class grows from 2 to 5 in 24-hour span

By Saturday Down South, 1 week 4 days ago
Montrell Custis and Marcus Walker were getting lonely. They have some company now. For several months, they were the only two guys committed to Kentucky as part of the 2015 class, a bit of a surprising start after the headlines that came with the 2014 class. But that all changed this weekend as three new commitments came aboard in the same day. Three linemen joined the class. The 2014 Kentucky...

The All-SEC Team of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 1 week 4 days ago
All-conference teams are a great indicator as to who is the best in each league. Earning first-team honors more than once is a pretty good sign that you were one of the best at your position during your career. The rare three-time (or even four-time) all-league selection makes you one of the best college football players of all-time.As the College Football Playoff Era begins in 2014, Athlon...

15 Best Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Tournament

By Nathan Rush, 1 week 5 days ago
The best team doesn’t always win the NCAA Tournament. Many of greatest rosters ever assembled failed to cut down the nets in the one-and-done, single-elimination Madness of March. These are the 15 best teams that never won the NCAA Tournament.1. 1991 UNLV Runnin’ Rebels(34–1, 18–0 Big West)Coach Jerry TarkanianLost to Duke, 79–77, in Final FourVegas was the...

Kentucky looking to narrow down QB race quickly

By Saturday Down South, 2 weeks 10 hours ago
Quarterbacks headline Kentucky’s spring practice. Returner Jalen Whitlow is battling with redshirt freshman Reese Phillips, early enrollee Drew Barker and redshirt sophomore Patrick Towles, but the most experienced signal caller Max Smith is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and isn’t participating in the competition. Mark Stoops and offensive coordinator Neal Brown would like to name a...

Mark Stoops has his own Maker’s Mark bottle

By Saturday Down South, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Mark Stoops is much cooler than you…or me. He has his own Maker’s Mark bottle. Maker’s Mark officially unveiled its newest commemorative bottle: a stunning all-black, limited-edition item. They go on sale Friday, and all the proceeds will benefit UK’s Gill Heart Institute. “I’m certainly honored to be on the label of this year’s bottle, especially with the proceeds helping to...