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Friday Wildcat Links

September 30th 2016

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SB Nation: Previewing Kentucky's defense
The Anniston Star: Saban thinks Stoops has done 'a really good job'
USA Today: Kentucky-Alabama preview capsule
WDRB: Louisville football showing Kentucky, Indiana success is an option
Fansided: Know the enemy, Boom Williams
Herald Leader: How many offensive linemen can you fit into a revolving door?
C-J: Stephen Johnson envisioned Bama matchup
KSR: One drive; one score accurately describes the 2016 depth chart
Vaught's Views: Toth named semifinalist for 2016 Campbell Award

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Herald Leader: Kentucky appears to be the favorite for five-star center
scout.com: Hamidou Diallo is eligible for the NBA Draft, will consider all options

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Thursday Wildcat Links

September 29th 2016

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A Sea of Blue: Could this be a reincarnation of the 2006 Wildcats?
SB Nation: The Wildcat offense
AL.com: Kentucky cheat sheet
Herald Leader: Kentucky coaching using new word to describe Boom Williams
Fansided: The last time Bama lost to Kentucky
USA Today: Five memorable games in Kentucky-Alabama series
Gridiron Now: Nick Saban says he's worried about UK's running backs, receivers
C-J: Ware stepping up
KSR: Show me my opponent: Alabama Crimson Tide
Vaught's Views: Gran says UK must 'play our best football' at Alabama

BASKETBALL
CBS Sports: Duke, Kentucky still at top, but then shuffling begins
Rivals.com: 10 freshmen that need to have big seasons
NextCats: Calipari to visit five-star guard for second time

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

September 28th 2016

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KSR: Mikel Horton will transfer
Vaughts Views: Horton's transfer another hit to once promising 2014 recruiting class
H-L: Kentucky targeting four-star recruit no longer committed to Ohio State
SEC country: UK Practice Report: Stephen Johnson, offense preparing for road test at Alabama
All Wildcats: 2018 Ohio WR Joseph Scates draws interest from Kentucky Wildcats

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CoachCal.com: Practice Report: Freshman look strong in preseason practice
KSR: PJ Washington coming back to Lexington for Big Blue Madness
H-L: Calipari could add two high-profile point guards to his 2017 class 
NBC:  Adebayo picked 3rd-team All-America



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Tuesday Wildcat Links

September 27th 2016

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FOOTBALL:
Vaughts Views: Ware named SEC Defensive Lineman Of The Week
SEC Country: Mark Stoops remembers story of turning Nick Saban down on a recruiting visit invite
SEC Country: Kentucky-Vanderbilt game time announced 
A Sea Of Blue: ESPN has UK Bowling 
H-L: No one in Kentucky should have ill feelings towards Damian Harris 
C-J: Stoops shakes off dissent on call-in show



BASKETBALL:
Vaughts Views: Big Blue Madness campout begins wednesday
H-L: Devin Booker comfortable, confident in role as future All-Star
KSR: Kentucky takes over NBA Media Day
KSR: The naming rights to Rupp Arena will not be sold


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Monday Wildcat Links

September 26th 2016

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A Sea of Blue: The good, the bad and the ugly from Saturday's game
SEC Country: Wildcats defense earns high marks against South Carolina
Wildcat Blue Nation: The defense finally showed up
Team Speed Kills: Three things we learned from Kentucky's 17-10 win
NKY Tribune: Giving their all for Stoops
Herald Leader: Country's 'worst defense' had something extra to prove on Saturday
John Clay: Has Kentucky football found their secret sauce?
C-J: Johnson takes hits, delivers win
KSR: South Carolina victory was bigger than a tick in the win column

BASKETBALL
NextCats: First RSCI rankings for the class of 2017
ZagsBlog: Duke, Kansas among those flocking to see 2019 PG

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Sunday Wildcat Links

September 25th 2016

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CatsPause: Corso buries Kentucky on College GameDay
SEC Country: Kentucky linebacker out with injury
SEC Country: Instant analysis: Gamecocks come up short in Lexington
The State: South Carolina drops 3rd in a row to Kentucky
Saturday Down South: Not a pretty win, but still a big win for Kentucky
Rivals.com: Gamecocks drop physical battle to Kentucky
Herald Leader: Cats find a way to win third straight over South Carolina
Herald Leader: Statues of Kentucky's black football pioneers instant hit on campus
KSR: Snell cannot be stopped
UK Athletics: Kentucky tops South Carolina
C-J: Defense leads Kentucky to win over South Carolina

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Saturday Wildcat Links

September 24th 2016

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SB Nation: Three keys and a prediction 
USA Today: UK seeks 3rd straight victory vs. South Carolina 
CatsPause: Kentucky vs. South Carolina 
Wildcat Blue Nation: 5 keys to defeating South Carolina 
Gridiron Now: Will new starting QB revive Kentucky's fortunes? 
The State: Gamecocks' shuffling safeties will be out to test against Kentucky 
SEC Country: Kentucky commit suffers serious injury 
Herald Leader: How Kentucky and South Carolina matchup
Herald Leader: Top recruits expected at Saturday's game 
C-J:  Cats look to build momentum against South Carolina 
KSR: Week 4 previews 
Vaught's View: Game still moving too fast for Courtney Love 

BASKETBALL
NextCats: Cal visited No.2 recruit on Friday
ESPN: A commitment from PJ Washington could turn UNC around  

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Friday Wildcat Links

September 23rd 2016

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The State: Why is Kentucky's defense so bad under Stoops?
Nation of Blue: Turning the season around
SB Nation: South Carolina's top 5 games against Kentucky
SEC Country: Q&A with a Kentucky beat writer
John Clay: Kentucky vs. South Carolina game preview
KSR: Get to know your new QB, Stephen Johnson
Herald Leader: Kentucky offense now in Johnson's hands
C-J: Cincinnati QB transfer now key to UK's depth
Vaught's Views: Stoops believes that defense has a long way to go
247Sports: Checking in on the five-star freshmen
UK Athletics: Kentucky goes for third straight win over South Carolina

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NextCats: 2017 recruiting targets
Rivals: Where will the 2017 four-stars land?
CatsPause: Breaking down Kentucky's 2016 recruiting class

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Thursday Wildcat Links

September 21st 2016

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The Post and Courier: Kentucky preparing Johnson to start at QB vs. South Carolina
SEC Country: Johnson's path to Kentucky 
KSR: Stoops glad Kentucky has Johnson
C-J: Charles Walker proves he belongs 
ESPN: Barker out at least 3-4 weeks 
USA Today: Stoops rips defense after practice 
CBS Sports: Here are the five biggest surprises of the 2016 season so far

BASKETBALL
Herald Leader: Kentucky practice to be televised for third straight year
SI.com: Kentucky turns to reloaded roster once again
CatsPause: Crystal ball run for Tremont Waters

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

September 21st 2016

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Vaughts Views: Stoops not happy with secondary play, calls out Marcus McWilson
All Wildcats: UK DB commit eyes two additional officials 
H-L: Avery Williamson's 9/11 tribute cleats sell for 6,600 at auction 
H-L: Bears' Danny Trevathan needs surgery on injured thumb
C-J: UK assistant Lamar Thomas texts often with  U of L's QB Lamar Jackson
SEC Country: Offensive coordinator says Stephen Johnson is  'the guy'
SEC Country: SC safety Chris Moody on playing UK: "its a weird place. its quiet."

BASKETBALL:
Zagsblog:  Calipari doing 2nd visits with Diallo and Richards
A Sea Of Blue: Wendell Carter Jr. cuts list; Kentucky Wildcats are out

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Tuesday Wildcat Links

September 20th 2016

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FOOTBALL:
Vaughts Views: Drew Barker still No.1 on depth chart
H-L: Kentucky lists Barker as starter for South Carolina game, but Qb's back problem lingers
SEC Country: Stephen Johnson's scrambling causes concern given Drew Barker's questionable status
A Sea Of Blue: Kentucky vs Alabama will be in primetime on ESPN

BASKETBALL:
H-L: Coach wants Nerlens Noel to focus on 'elite gifts' not jump shots
Orlando Sentinel: Magic's Jodie Meeks is on track to return in November
A Sea Of Blue: Evan Daniels picks P.J. Washington as Kentucky Wildcats' likeliest commit
KSR: Charles Hunt's funeral will take place Saturday
KSR: Calipari returns to recruiting in Alabama
myCN2:  PJ Washington talks about his visit to UK


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Monday Wildcat Links

September 18th 2016

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Players who broke out vs. New Mexico State
KY Forward: Backup QB Johnson steps into pocket, steers Kentucky to first win
Herald Leader: Cats find offensive firepower in unexpected places on Saturday
C-J: Johnson makes case for starting job in UK win
KSR: Week three college football recap
Vaught's Views: What did UK defense change in the second half?
SEC Country: Kentucky's report card

BASKETBALL
NextCats: P.J. Washington on UK's campus
nbadraft.net: Kevin Knox interview
kusports.com: Jayhawks not likely to join preseason combine crazy

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Sunday Wildcat Links

September 18th 2016

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WKYT: Wildcats get first win of the season
Herald Leader: Kentucky earns first win vs. New Mexico State
C-J: Johnson, Snell lead UK to win
KSR: Snell Jr. has his coming out party on Saturday
Vaught's Views: Good news UK wins, bad news they gave up 42 points
UK Athletics: Offensive explosion leads Kentucky past New Mexico State
AP: Kentucky pulls away in second half

BASKETBALL
mlive.com: 5-star Michigan native ready to cut list of suitors
rivals.com: Predicting where the 2017 five-stars land

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Saturday Wildcat Links

September 17th 2016

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Tyler Rogers could hurt the Wildcats
AP: Struggling Kentucky looks to regroup vs. New Mexico State
KY Forward: Wildcats hope renewed focus leads to success
Herald Leader: How Kentucky and New Mexico State match up
C-J: Breaking down New Mexico State
KSR: Getting to know New Mexico State Aggies
Vaught's Views: Gran not about to letup

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A Sea of Blue: Wildcats trending for Bamba
Lex18: Former Wildcat Charles Hurt dead at 55
Herald Leader: Five-star recruit visiting Kentucky

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Friday Wildcat Links

September 16th 2016

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Wildcat Blue Nation: There is no time left to waste
Herald Leader: Barker not trying to let early setbacks rattle him
Herald Leader: New Mexico State will be without star RB
ESPN: Kentucky finds itself in a disappointing position after 0-2 start
C-J: Pressure on DBs after disappointing start
KSR: How Kentucky beats New Mexico State
Rivals.com: Top coaches in the nation

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CoachCal.com: Wildcats enjoy media photo day
ESPN: Kentucky still king of SEC, but will any other team make it interesting?
Vaught's Views: Could Trae Young be UK's first 2017 commit? 
Zagsblog:  Tremont Waters to visit this weekend

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Thursday Wildcat Links

September 15th 2016

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A Sea of Blue: Stoops' buyout would be too costly for Kentucky football
Wildcat Blue Nation: Eddie Gran helping Barker find consistency
SEC Country: Wildcats face daunting finish
KY Forward: Wildcats figure to get back to basics this week for New Mexico State
CatsPause: Danielson doubles down on Kentucky comment
GRIDIRON Now: Kentucky looks in mirror before New Mexico State
AL.com: Stoops says he will take a more active role in team's defense
USA Today: UK OC Eddie Gran tinkering with offense
Herald Leader: Stoops surprised by slide after start and his changing role on defense
KSR: Wednesday practice notes
Vaught's Views: Coaches believe Landon Young showed 'flashes' of talent vs. Florida

BASKETBALL
NCAA: Wildcats unveil new basketball uniforms
247Sports: Kentucky trending in crystal ball for Trae Young 
kentuckysports.com:  Young's dad says they "feel good about the situation" at UK

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

September 14th 2016

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FOOTBALL:
H-L: Kentucky's 2017 football schedule includes one surprise
H-L: Kentucky's Avery Williamson of the Tennessee Titans reportedly will not be fined for wearing 9/11 Cleats
SEC Country: UK Practice Report: Offense focusees ons simplying game plan
All Wildcats: Gran hopes less is more
Nation of Blue: Stoops says team needs to work harder and must have higher football IQ
Saturday Down South: Mark Stoops' buyout might be higher than you think

BASKETBALL: 
Vaughts Views: 2016 John Calipari Coaches Clinic set for Oct. 29
KSR: Eric Bledsoe is No. 49 in SI's Top 100 NBA players
KSR: Calipari to visit Tremont Waters tonight
A Sea Of Blue: Trae Young teasing commitment of Kentucky? 



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Tuesday Wildcat Links

September 13th 2016

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FOOTBALL:
H-L: UK coaches hope simpler gameplan will pay big dividends on the field
H-L: Kentucky depth chart versus New Mexico State
C-J: UK's Kobie Walker suspended, off depth chart
SEC Country: Mark Stoops may consider a more active role in defensive gameplan, declines to elaborate
SEC Country: Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey offers to pay fine for Avery Williamson's cleats
CatsIllustrated's Justin Rowland says UK recruiting has not been overrated

BASKETBALL:
CBS/John Rothstein says Willis is 'X' factor for UK
A Sea Of Blue: Kentucky Wildcats had a busy recruiting weekend
KSR: Plenty of Cats in the first half of SI Top 100 NBA Players

OTHER:
KSR: JB Holmes makes the Ryder Cup Team


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Monday Wildcat Links

September 11th 2016

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Wildcat Blue Nation: A learning experience for Kentucky in their loss to Florida
USA Today: Misery index week 2
SDS: A lot of players on this team tend to quit
WDRB: Surveying the damage at Kentucky after 0-2 start
WKYT: Wildcats must look inside themselves, starting with the coach
ESPN: Arkansas moves up, Kentucky hits bottom
Herald Leader: Recruiting has matched hype
Herald Leader: UK QB coach visits ex-commitment Mac Jones in Florida
C-J: QB a question after two games
KSR: What do you expect the attendance will look like against New Mexico State?
Vaught's Views: Eddie Gran wonders if he has too much in

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Sunday Wildcat Links

September 11th 2016

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Herald Leader: Kentucky offensive impotent, defense ineffective
Herald Leader: Three thoughts from the smackdown at Florida
C-J: Effort questioned after rout at Florida
KSR: Streak moves to 30 and Kentucky football is a joke
UK Athletics: Kentucky falls at Florida
Scout: Florida 45, Kentucky 7
SEC Country: 'When we are down, a lot of people quit'
Saturday Down South: 30 and counting for Florida
CatsPause: JuCo DE sets official visit to Kentucky

BASKETBALL
ZagsBlog: Cal told Knox he is a 'priority'
NextCats: Petty still a priority for UK

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