Kentucky Spring Preview: Running Backs

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New Coach Leads A Strong Group Last time out here at Last Word On College Football we looked at the players vying to replace Terry Wilson at quarterback. This time we move to the running backs where the Cats have arguably the best unit in the conference. From an All-SEC caliber player to guys looking for […] READ MORE


Kentucky Pro Day Recap

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Big Day For Kentucky On Wednesday scouts and player personnel from nearly every NFL team converged on the Nutter Field House in Lexington. The reason, to watch Mark Stoops’ Cats go through a variety of skill tests, position-specific drills, and the vertical jump.  Nineteen of 32 NFL teams were officially identified as being present.  However, […] READ MORE


A Conversation With Kentucky’s “Boogie” Watson

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Chatting With The Former Kentucky Star For a college football senior being selected for a post-season all-star game is a huge deal. One of the more interesting games is the annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Over the last decade the game allows players to showcase their talents while learning about the business of football. However in […] READ MORE


Four Star Linebacker Trevin Wallace Picks Kentucky

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A Huge Get For The Wildcats Heading into 2021 the Kentucky Wildcats are set at a number of positions. However one place they need help is linebacker. On Wednesday they took a huge step in filling that need pulling another player out of the state of Georgia as four star linebacker Trevin Wallace picks Kentucky. […] READ MORE


The SEC’s Top Non-Conference Games of 2021

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Huge Slate Of Games On Tap Among the many things, COVID-19 took from us in 2020 was the SEC’s annual slate of non-conference games. When the league decided on a ten-game all-conference schedule it also took away the ACC-SEC rivalry games. However, in a made for tv event on Wednesday, the SEC announced its 2021 […] READ MORE


Breaking Down Kentucky’s 2021 Schedule

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A More Normal Schedule In 2021 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Southeastern Conference decided on a ten game all-league schedule last year. As a result, Kentucky lost out on their three “guaranteed wins” against mid-majors. In addition, the rivalry game against Louisville also went out the window. On Wednesday in a “made for TV […] READ MORE


Looking At Kentucky’s New Assistant Coaches

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Fresh Faces to Jump-Start the Offense There’s an old saying in sports that “coaches are hired to be fired.” These days it seems there are as many coaches switching schools as players going through the “transfer portal.” For Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Wildcats, it’s no different as once again they are replacing three assistants […] READ MORE


2020 Kentucky Football Awards

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Looking At The Best Of The Recent Season The 202o campaign was like no other for Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Wildcats, as it was for the entire college football world. Due in part to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the SEC decided an all conference slate was the way to go. As a result UK missed […] READ MORE


Kentucky Wins TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

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Great End To A Difficult Season There’s no doubt navigating through the 2020 college football year in the age of COVID-19 has been difficult for everyone. However, for Mark Stoops and the Wildcats, it’s been even more so. From the medical issue which sidelined linebacker Chris Oats to the death of beloved offensive line coach John […] READ MORE


2021 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Preview

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First Meeting In 50 Years There’s no question 2020 has been a season like no other. As a result, making a bowl game has more meaning than most years. When Kentucky and North Carolina State meet on Saturday in Jacksonville it’s not only one more than a chance to play, it’s a celebration of making […] READ MORE