Kentucky Wildcats Articles

Cotton Bowl
Do you love college football? (It’s a rhetorical question.)   What would be better than visiting a new venue every week of the season? Braden Gall and Mitch Light, the hosts of the Athlon Sports Cover 2 Podcast, have picked the games...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC is once again loaded with intrigue. Alabama and Georgia closed out the 2017 season battling for the national championship, and both teams are expected to be in the mix to win it all again in 2018. In addition to the Crimson Tide and...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Florida Gators LB Cece Jefferson
Imagine, if you will, your favorite SEC football coach sitting down at the poker table for a friendly game. In his hand rests cards he knows he’ll hold, and a few cards he knows he should fold. The difference between winning and losing? A...
Nick Cole
1 year ago
David Long, West Virginia Mountaineers Football
The start of the 2018 college football season is officially 50 days away. With the start of the upcoming season approaching and to mark 50 days until kickoff, Athlon Sports decided to pick 50 players we felt were underrated going into the upcoming...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
DeVonta Smith, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC once again ranks as college football’s No. 1 conference. The league took both spots in last year’s national championship matchup, as Alabama edged Georgia in overtime to win its fifth title in nine years. Both the Crimson Tide...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
A.J. Brown, Ole Miss Rebels Football
The wide receiver position was hit hard by departures following the 2017 college football season, but there’s still plenty of talent on campus for ’18. Ole Miss’ A.J. Brown, Arizona State’s N’Keal Harry and West...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Noah Fant, Iowa Hawkeyes Football
College football’s 2018 season features a talented group of tight ends, headlined by Iowa’s Noah Fant and Missouri’s Albert Okwuegbunam. Fant and Okwuegbunam each caught 11 touchdown grabs last fall and take the top two spots in...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Best Coaches in College Football
Ranking all 130 college football head coaches is an impossible task. However, as Athlon Sports has done for each of the last seven seasons leading up to the start of the upcoming year, we set out to sort out every FBS head coach from No. 1 to the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kentucky Wildcats College Football
For a Kentucky Wildcats team that entered its bye week 5-1 and a contender in the SEC East, a 7-6 finish was certainly a disappointment. The Wildcats lost their final two regular-season games by an average of 28 points before falling by the...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
1 year ago
All-America Football Team
The 2018 college football season is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor the best of the best for the upcoming year. The Big Ten and SEC are considered by most to be the top conferences for 2018, so it should be no...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Nick Saban is the unquestioned No. 1 coach in the SEC for 2018, but the league's depth at the top has improved since last season. Georgia's Kirby Smart makes a big jump to No. 3 after nearly guiding the program to a national title in his...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Benny Snell, Kentucky Football
Kentucky was two plays away -- against Florida and Ole Miss -- from winning six SEC games in 2017. That's the good news. The bad news: The Wildcats were outgained by nearly 75 yards per game in league play and lost four of their final five...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
After winning its fifth title in nine seasons last year, Alabama is primed for another run at the national championship and SEC title in 2018. The Crimson Tide are the pick in 2018 SEC predictions to edge Auburn and win the West Division and knock...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryce Love, Stanford Cardinal Football
With Bryce Love returning to Stanford, along with the continued emergence of Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor, Ohio State's J.K. Dobbins and Boston College's AJ Dillon, the running back position is stocked with talent for the 2018 college...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The best overall collection of talent in college football usually resides in the SEC, so it should be no surprise the league is loaded with contenders for all-conference honors in 2018. Georgia leads the way with 13 selections on Athlon's 2018...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
College football's 2018 season is still a few months away, but the debate about preseason predictions and rankings will start to heat up even more over the next few weeks. For most college football fans, one of the annual traditions each summer...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
College Football Texas A&M Aggies
Year in and year out, the SEC provides more than its fair share of college football's toughest matchups. And it takes a very special team to successfully navigate the weekly grind of a typical SEC football schedule. While every SEC slate is a...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Will Grier, West Virginia Mountaineers Football
With spring practice completed for all 130 college football teams, it's never too early to evaluate how every program looks at quarterback for the 2018 season. College football lost a handful of stars from last season, including USC's Sam...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
South Carolina Gamecocks WR Deebo Samuel
The unforgiving nature of having to face eight other SEC teams every season can be daunting enough on its own. That's why most SEC teams tend to err on the side of caution when scheduling their non-conference opposition year after...
Rob McVey
1 year ago
Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
Led by Missouri’s Drew Lock and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, the SEC boasts a deep group of quarterbacks for the 2018 season. Lock earned first-team All-SEC honors last fall, while Tagovailoa is poised for a breakout year – if he can...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Clemson Tigers DT Dexter Lawrence
The 2018 NFL Draft is still fresh in everyone’s minds, but the work has already begun by pro scouts and analysts alike for the 2019 edition. In looking at Athlon Sports’ early top 50 prospects for the 2019 NFL Draft, two things...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
No one could have predicted the bracket-busting carnage that enveloped the South Region in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. None of the top four seeds in the region reached the Sweet 16 for the first time in tournament history. It...
John Coon
1 year ago
Benny Snell Jr.
The Kentucky Wildcats take the field this week for the first time in 2018. Their 15-practice spring schedule goes until April 13 with the annual Blue-White Game.   The Wildcats’ 2017 season had its share of ups and downs. Kentucky...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
1 year ago
Mark Dantonio, Michigan State Spartans Football
Rankings are nothing new when it comes to college football and basketball, but what about combining the two sports? That’s what Athlon Sports has set out to do once again this offseason, sizing up the coaching tandems in both for...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide Football
The SEC’s coaching depth has only gotten better with Jimbo Fisher leaving Florida State to take over at Texas A&M. Fisher adds to the conference’s national championship pedigree, which is led by Alabama’s Nick Saban of course...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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