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A Sea of Blue

New College Football Top 25 Polls Unveiled

There are a couple big changes to the College Football Top 25 this week. After a few huge upsets, there has been some major movement in the polls this week. Kentucky entered their matchup with Vanderbilt ranked No. 14 in the AP Poll, then climbed two ...

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Courier Journal

How far did Kentucky football move up in the new top 25 polls?

LEXINGTON, Ky. - After its sixth win of the season, Kentucky football has reached a new high in the USA Today Amway Coaches Poll at No. 14. The ranking marked UK's best since reaching No. 13 in the coaches poll on Oct. 14, 2007. The Oct. 20 victory ...

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Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

New Kentucky football keeps showing it's not old Kentucky football

And Kentucky passed the football for just 18 yards. That's not a typo. There's not a missing zero at the end of it, or a missing digit in front. The 18 passing yards were the fewest since the 2011. UK completed three passes. That was the fewest since ...

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Courier Journal

Kentucky football's defense is now the nation's stingiest

And – get this – UK now owns the single stingiest scoring defense in the entire Football Bowl Subdivision. Nobody — not Alabama, not Clemson, not even Purdue –— has held that line more consistently. Nobody in big-time college football can match ...

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SB Nation

The Top Whatever: Kentucky is good at football. Make peace however you can.

1. UCF. Champs stay champs with a 56-36 win over Florida Atlantic. McKenzie Milton might have telekinesis, or he might just be a great quarterback. That we can confuse the two is probably the highest compliment a quarterback can get, and only really ...

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Courier Journal

Mark Stoops, Kentucky football silencing doubts one week at a time

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Perhaps this is the one that will finally silence the doubters. Despite winning its first three games, including a victory at a ranked Florida team to snap a 31-game losing streak in the series, Mark Stoops and the Kentucky program ...

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Instant Analysis: Kentucky football is proving to be the real deal

To get a sense for how college football still views Kentucky football, look no farther than the point spread Saturday night. Mississippi State was a 10-point favorite. In Lexington. Yes, the Bulldogs had been impressive so far this season. They were ...

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Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Three takeaways from Kentucky football's win over Mississippi State

Coincidentally, that's the last time a Kentucky football team posted a winning record in the nation's toughest conference. Led by Derrick Ramsey and Art Still, Fran Curci's Cats finished 10-1 overall and 6-0 in league play that season. Kentucky has now ...

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Courier Journal

Dominant defense, Benny Snell lead Kentucky to upset of No. 14 Mississippi State

Kentucky's first real offensive success came on its final drive of the first half, which started at the Mississippi State 47-yard line. Wilson gained 19 yards on two rushing attempts then hit senior wide receiver Dorian Baker for an acrobatic 23-yard ...

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Sports Illustrated

After Pounding Mississippi State, Kentucky Can't Be Overlooked Anymore

Here's a crazy piece of information for you: Kentucky appears to be the second best team in the SEC East. Not Florida. Not Tennessee. Not Missouri or South Carolina. Kentucky. The Wildcats looked the part on Saturday in a 28–7 upset of No. 14 ...

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Courier Journal

For Kentucky football, finally, the party didn't stop vs. Florida

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The party would end abruptly, I figured, as an angry chorus howled Saturday night. Radio broadcaster Tom Leach's voice had relayed the fourth-quarter action between Kentucky and Florida on my drive to catch the scene at near-campus ...

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Kentucky football's streak-ending win over Florida 'changes the game'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Linebacker Kash Daniel fought back tears. The normally jubilant Benny Snell was lost for words. Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson took in the moment as fans and family mobbed players from the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium stands.

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Lexington Herald Leader

'All gas, no brakes.' It took a different type of UK team to end Florida streak.

Flip through the Kentucky football media guide and see team photo after team photo. Page after page of 100-plus players and coaches lined up side by side in rows year after year. Sometimes they're smiling, sometimes serious. The name on the front of ...

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