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Tuesday Wildcat Links

September 1st 2015

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ASeaOfBlue.com: Steelers waive Braylon Heard Among Others 
VaughtsViews: Stoops suspends Kyle Meadows, CJ Johnson for opening game
KSR: Position Previews: A Peachy, Inside look at Quarterbacks 
Kentucky.com: Four true freshman at No. 1 on UK football's depth chart
NationOfBlue: Randall Cobb should be ready for Green Bays season opener 
KSR: Anatomy of an upset: How the Cats can avoid a cajun trap

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SportingNews/DeCourcy:  firing by the Nets made Cal the coach he is today
WKYT: Chuck Hayes signs with Clippers 
Rivals.com: Monk making decisions
ASeaOfBlue: Marques Bolden cuts list; visiting Kentucky Wildcats this week

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Monday Wildcat Links

August 30th 2015

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FoxSports predicts UK to Music City Bowl
TonyBarnhart.com:  UK needs more "Boom"
ESPN: Randall Cobb of Green Bay Packers leaves preseason game with shoulder injury 
Herald Leader: Packers hope Cobb will play in Week 1; Johnson reviving Chargers career
The Advocate: Predictions on how the Cajuns will fare this season 
NBC Sports: Bowling Green the landing spot for ex-Kentucky LB Dorian Hendrix 
C-J: UK bowl bound? Numbers favor it
Vaught's Views: Shannon Dawson's confidence high going into first game 
Vaught's Views: Florida QB Mac Jones knew it 'would not get any better for me than UK'
Scout.com: Kentucky commit Gunnar Hoak 

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24/7Sports:  most of their analysts now picking Simmons to UK
KSR: Would Tyler Ulis make Team USA's roster? 
YouTube: Trevon Duval video highlights 

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Sunday Wildcat Links

August 29th 2015

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KY Forward: Boom Williams expecting another big season in Kentucky backfield
C-J: A team-by-team guide
John Clay: Building smarter, not bigger, key to stadium overhauls
Vaught's Views: QB Reese Phillips close to being 100% again
KSR: Watch UK football commits on ESPNU

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NextCats: Kobi Simmons visiting Kentucky this weekend, as planned
247Sports: T.J. Leaf schedules in-home visits

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Saturday Wildcat Links

August 28th 2015

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Fox Sports: WhatIfSports 2015 projected standings
Fox Sports: 40 preseason bowl predictions
C-J: UK LB Flannigan improved, uncertain for opener
Herald Leader: How's UK's kicking game going? Don't bother asking the players
KSR: Kash Daniel's had three more touchdowns Friday night
Vaught's Views: Stoops hopes Kentucky fans will pack CWS for opener
Rivals.com: 2016 rankings
The Courier: In it for the kicks

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Wildcat Blue Nation: College Hoops' top jobs
NextCats: Jersey numbers posted for newcomers
Scout.com: The late UK surge

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Friday Wildcat Links

August 27th 2015

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Herald Leader: Lewis found himself at Kentucky after volatile upbringing in Compton
KSR: Previewing the offensive line
Vaught's Views: Landon Foster has grown up and realized what life is all about
NextCats: New position rankings for the class of 2016
sacbee.com: Teams coming off bad season that will go bowling
Scout.com: Kentucky commit Justin Rigg 
kentuckysports:  WR Fogle leaving the team

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Bleacher Report: Biggest ups and downs from 2015 offseason so far
CatsPause: Two Wildcats among SI's top 10 impact freshmen
CoachCal.com: Labissiere named preseason All-American
Herald Leader: As Kobi Simmons visits UK, recruiting landscape has shifted
Arkansas Online: Monk close to announcing short list of colleges 
CBS:  coaches says UK is the best job

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Thursday Wildcat Links

August 26th 2015

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SEC Network analysts predict 8-4 record for Cats
KY Forward: Towles & Wildcats develop a 'close-knit' bond as fall camp comes to close 
CatsPause: Herbsterit predicting bowl game for Kentucky 
Herald Leader: Emphasis by Stoops, increased depth create position of strength 
C-J: Preseason preview of the Cats' special teams 
KSR: Revisiting 7 questions and predictions for fall camp
Vaught's Views: Foster says coach Buh has 'brought tons of energy' to special teams 
CatsIllustrated: Edwards, West ready after redshirts 
ESPN: Recruits and coaches see days of QB specialization ending  
SDS.com: The SEC's 5 best 2016 commitments by position 
KSR:  Commonwealth Stadium update

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A Sea of Blue: Killeya-Jones sees a recruiting bump 
Wildcat Blue Nation: Taking back top recruiting class ranking 
Nation of Blue: Where on UK's campus is Trey Lyles? 
CoachCal.com: Kentucky adds two walk-ons 
kentckysports.com:  tip time almost set for UK-Kansas
SB Nation:  Ulis among 5 sophomores expected to be stars this season

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

August 26th 2015

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ukathletics:  OC Dawson talks about offense's development 
KSR:  Dawson thinks Williams looks close to 100%
CatsPause:  notes from Dawson's presser
kentuckysports.com:  Forrest finally getting it right at LB
C-J:  Towles loves camaraderie on this team
ukathletics:  3 Cats earn All-SEC mentions from coaches
CatsIllustrated:  Toth gives UK physical, mental edge at center
KYForward/KeithTaylor predicts 7-5 record
KSR/Freddie Maggard:  Jabari Johnson is most important UK D player
BaltimoreRavens.com:  ZaDarius Smith showing pass-rush potential
ESPN:  South Carolina picks a QB
FootballScoop:  "Mumme Bowl" plays out in Tuscaloosa

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Zagsblog:  Scout moves UK ahead of Duke with signing of Humphries
NextCats:  top-ranked center plans to visit UK
CatsPause:  Murray is on UK campus
Linked In:  Calipari talks about his recruiting philosophies
SI.com ranks the top impact freshmen for this season
CBS:  coaches say Bennett is best at defense
ChatSports:  UK legend Lou Tsioropulous dies at 84

Tuesday Wildcat Links

August 25th 2015

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NextCats:  future Cat Landon Young makes Rivals Top 100 list
ukathletics:  Stoops talks about Monday practice
DC Eliot with his take on the defense in Monday practice
VaughtsViews:  coach Dennis Johnson wants Jackson to dominate for WCHS
kentuckysports.com:  Hytche, Hendrix depart from UK football team
kentuckysports/MarkStory:  confidence is not a problem for Towles
KSR:  eligibility requests turned down for Love, Hart

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Zagsblog:  ESPN's Fraschilla predicts 17ppg for Murray
ESPN/Andy Katz 3-point shot with Calipari
ESPN:  Poythress among top 5 returnees from injury
WKYT:  MKG gets contract extension in Charlotte

Monday Wildcat Links

August 23rd 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Saturday night scrimmage was a hit
Nation of Blue: UK football practices with Special Olympics
CatsPause: Previewing Kentucky's running backs
Herald Leader: Kentucky's offensive line is the closest group they have ever had
John Clay: Stoops already ahead of the game with two good  offseason moves
C-J: Cats love Stoops' do-over in the dark
KSR: Dupree creating some buzz in Pittsburgh

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Vaught's Views: Wynyard 'will be coming to campus in December to join UK's team'
Rivals.com: Under Armour Elite 24 rundown 
KSR:  Cousins gets key to his hometown

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Sunday Wildcat Links

August 22nd 2015

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CatsPause:  Cats bounce back in night practice
Scout.com: Stoops on Kentucky's 2nd scrimmage
Wildcat Blue Nation: Updated amenities at CWS
Vaught's Views: Disappointed Stoops on scrimmage
KSR: Must improve statistical categories
C-J: Stoops upgrades Cats DBs 
NextCats: Major football recruit visited Kentucky on Friday
NBC24: Football legend's son looks to leave his own mark

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A Sea of Blue: Ranking the non-conference games
Herald Leader: Tyler Ulis, the best point guard in America? 

OTHER
Orlando Sentinel:  a good reason to root for Tim Tebow

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Saturday Wildcat Links

August 21st 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Meet the kickers
Nation of Blue: Former Kentucky Wildcats in the NFL having injury issues
Herald Leader: Scouting the Cats' widereceivers
Vaught's Views: Stoops wants to see more competitive plays on both sides 
KSR: Kash Daniels scored 3 touchdowns tonight
CatsPause: Richardson eager to make impact for UK

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Sporting News: Kentucky adds 7-footer as part of frontcourt rebuild
A Sea of Blue: Kobi Simmons says Kentucky is still in the mix

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Friday Wildcat Links

August 20th 2015

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247Sports: UT Vols preview the UK Wildcats
CBS Sports: QB Patrick Towles could surprise NFL scouts
Vaught's Views: Eli Brown knows Kentucky needs him at linebacker
KSR: Patrick Towles thinks UK can get to Atlanta
The News-Messenger: Russ Yeast talks about his Kentucky commitment
Daily Independent: He's brash, he's Kash

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Bleacher Report: 4 things still on the Wildcats' offseason to-do list
Herald Leader: Kentucky's new 7-footer too young to be one and done
CatsPause: Kentucky tops SEC Network power rankings
College Spun: John Calipari compares new commit to former Wildcat Star
C-J: 5-star 2016 guard Fultz nearing decision

Thursday Wildcat Links

August 19th 2015

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YardBarker: Kentucky QB Towles 'feeling lucky' about UK's title chance
Scout.com: Three DB's stepping up for Kentucky
Vaught's Views: Cats ready to wipe out memories of last year's disappointing finish
C-J: 'Twin Towers' Baker, Bone reliable UK targets
Herald Leader: 'Big body' Baker presents tough matchup for Kentucky opponents
Jen Smith: LB Eli Brow likely won't redshirt now
John Clay: Courtney Miggins making a move
USA Today: NCAA 1-128 re-rank 
ukathletics.com asks fans to vote on design on back of video board
Sportswriters.net:  FWAA 75th anniversary team

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ESPN: Sacha Killeya-Jones commits to Kentucky
Herald Leader: New UK commitment Killeya-Jones a quick study at basketball
KSR: Kentucky's 2015-16 basketball schedule
NextCats: Murray will enroll at UK instead of participating at Team Canada's camp
CatsPause: Case in Point

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Wednesday Wildcat Links

August 19th 2015

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BleacherReport puts Auburn on upset alert for UK game
Vaughts Views:  Stoops likes instinct of safeties
ukathletics:  ticket exchange available for upcoming season
KSR/Freddie Maggard talks about the QB decision
kentucky.com/MarkStory thinks UK is going a little too far with "cupcake" games
kentckysports.com/JohnClay:  3 observations from an open practice
kentuckysports.com:  Barker understands why Towles won the job

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KSR:  Killeya-Jones may commit to UK today
KySportsConnection:  tipoff time set for UK-Duke in Chicago
SportingNews/DeCourcy:  Murray's excellence presents dilemma
Zagsblog:  Canadian officials working to get Murray on their team
NBC:  Georgia guard Frazier in trouble with the law

Tuesday WIldcat Links

August 18th 2015

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WKYT:  Towles named starting QB
ukathletics:  Towles talks about winning starting job
VaughtsViews:  Stoops says he will not be complacent
kentuckysports.com:  OL Jones dismissed from team
SaturdayDownSouth picks 4 legends for UK's Mount Rushmore of football
Football Scoop:  UK one of the programs most likely to return to a bowl

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NextCats:  Harry Giles to visit for BB Madness
ESPN/O'Neil:  Ulis is "most critical player" for UK this season
Sea of Blue:  Wall doesn't think he will make the US team

Monday Wildcat Links

August 16th 2015

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SaturdayDownSouth ranks the top 10 players on UK roster
Scout.com: Jamar Watson speaks on Kentucky commitment
Herald Leader: Could UK play both Towles and Barker?
Herald Leader: Cats add extra size at cornerback
C-J: Hatcher's rookie replacement impressing early
Vaught's Views: Mark Stoops always trying to push himself, staff and players
KSR: Commonwealth's new recruiting room will be a 'game changer'
Scout.com: Gilliam takes on leadership role
al.com: Damien Harris shows off in Bama scrimmage
CatsPause.com: In-state duo fitting in at Kentucky

BASKETBALL
NextCats:  UK emerges as favorite to land PG Fox
TSN:  Canadian officials working to get Murray cleared to participate
A Sea of Blue: Mustapha Heron commits to Auburn; huge for the SEC

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Sunday Wildcat Links

August 15th 2015

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Wildcat Blue Nation: Meet the QBs
A Sea of Blue: Preview: Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns 
CatsPause: Three Wildcat's on JJHuddle's All-Ohio team
Vaught's Views: Stoops pleased with work on both sides of the ball
John Clay: Hatcher hindered by immaturity 
C-J: Stoops on Saturday scrimmage
KSR: SDS predicts 10 best UK players this year 

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Toronto Sun: Canadian hoops talent assemble for Olympic qualifying is impressive 
USA Today: Adebayo to transfer schools for his senior year 

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Saturday Wildcat Links

August 14th 2015

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C-J: Meant a wrecking ball for Kentucky
CBS Sports: Picking the best college football teams of each state
WKYT: Cats liken wide receiver Baker to American Pharaoh
Vaught's Views: Baker making plays everyday
KSR: Who is Jon Toth?
Herald Leader: One catches, on covers, both are making Kentucky better

BASKETBALL
A Sea of Blue: Fox cuts Texas from list; Wildcats make it
NextCats: Kentucky makes cut for Nation's No. 1 PG

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Friday Wildcat Links

August 13th 2015

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CatsPause:  a committee of LBs will fill the void left by Hatcher's suspension
Vaught's Views: Stoops says improving Elam will be significant contributor 
Herald Leader: Marrow on honesty in recruiting, building depth 
C-J: Five true freshmen with the best shot at playing for the Cats in 2015 
KSR: If it ain't one thing, it's another 
247Sports: Eskridge is solid to Big Blue Nation
CBS Sports: Jerry Palm's bowl predictions 

BASKETBALL
Bleacher Report: Revisiting Tyler Ulis' high school scouting report 
A Sea of Blue: UK vs. UNC alumni game tickets on sale Friday 
CoachCal.com: Three Cats on Ford's initial Big Board 
Zagsblog:  Adebayo looking to visit UK

Thursday Wildcat Links

August 12th 2015

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Nation of Blue: Football signs contract with EMU for 3 game series
A Sea of Blue: Braylon Heard joins Pittsburgh Steelers 
KY Forward: A.J. Stamps making an impact 
C-J: UK's 'Big George' could start as a freshmen 
John Clay: If games are won in the trenches, Kentucky moving in the right direction 
Herald Leader: Marrow says 'we're building something special' 
Vaught's Views: Stoops on Lewis and Meant 
KSR: How the Cats will improve the secondary 
SB Nation: 6 teams that need to turn recruiting wins into wins on field 
CatsPause: WR Johnson taking on leadership role

BASKETBALL
ESPN: The replacements 
CoachCal.com: Humility, hard work fuel Mulder's drive 
NextCats: Wenyen Gabriel plans official visit to UK 
Rivals.com: Bridges heads list of summer stock risers 

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