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Ex-Wildcat Matthews named CFL Rookie of the Year

Posted: 11/23/2012 - TORONTO -- Winnipeg Blue Bombers receiver Chris Matthews was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie at the 2012 Gibson’s Finest Player Awards on Thursday night.

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Vols out to avenge last year's loss to Cats

Posted: 11/23/2012 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee already has fallen short of nearly all its preseason goals. The Volunteers won't reach a bowl game. They didn't avoid a third consecutive losing season. They weren't even able to save the job of coach Derek Dooley, who was fired Sunday.

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Joker leaves future open

Updated: 11/20/2012 - Joker Phillips will be on the sidelines for his last game as coach of the Kentucky Wildcats Saturday in Knoxville. Monday, Phillips left his options open as to his future.

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Rumph named SEC defensive lineman of week

Posted: 11/19/2012 - UK defensive tackle Donte Rumph has been name the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in the Wildcats' win over Samford Saturday night.

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Kentucky wins home finale 34-3

Updated: 11/18/2012 - The Kentucky Wildcats delivered Joker Phillips a 34-3 win in the final home game of the season. UK scored on its first two possessions against Samford and never looked back.

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Kentucky C Matt Smith a finalist for 2012 Wuerffel Trophy

Updated: 11/14/2012 - The All Sports Association, Inc. announced today the 8 finalists for the 2012 Wuerffel Trophy, the national award that honors the college football player who best combines exemplary community service with outstanding academic and athletic achievement.

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Football Wildcats use bye week to regroup, reflect

Updated: 11/13/2012 - 19 seniors and coach Joker Phillips will say goodbye on Saturday to Kentucky fans at Commonwealth Stadium, when the Wildcats face Samford in the last home game of the season. The Wildcats used the bye week to regroup, refresh and reflect, after being soundly whipped by Vanderbilt, 40-0, on Nov. 3, which led to Phillips being fired two days later.

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Joker getting calls, final home game Saturday

Updated: 11/13/2012 - Joker Phillips said Monday he's getting calls, he hasn't had a chance to answer all of them but he will. Phillips was fired last week as coach of the Kentucky Wildcats. His final game in Commonwealth Stadium will be Saturday against Samford on senior night.

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Joker approaches final home game

Updated: 11/12/2012 - UK coach Joker Phillips will coach in Commonwealth Stadium for the last time and the seniors will play their final home game, when Kentucky hosts Samford Saturday night at 7:30pm. Samford will go into the game with a 7-3 record, Kentucky will be looking to snap an eight game losing streak. Phillips commented at his regular Monday news conference.

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Franklin Co. eager for rematch with Connor

Updated: 11/09/2012 - Franklin County is undefeated, averaging 58 points per game, and loking forward to friday's rematch with Connor in the second round of the playoffs.

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Joker reacts to firing, doesn't know what's next

Updated: 11/06/2012 - UK coach Joker Phillips reacted to his firing for the first time Tuesday afternoon after his team wrapped up practice att the Nutter Center. Phillips will coach the Wildcats for the final two games of the season, Senior Night against Samford, November 17th and November 26th at Tennessee.

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Friday night football scores

Updated: 11/03/2012 - Friday's playoff winners include Henry Clay, Madison Central and Scott County. Click the story for a comprehensive list of scores.

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Young quarterbacks learning and struggling

Updated: 11/02/2012 - UK quarterbacks Jalen Whitlow and Patrick Towles may never have imagined the situation they're in as their freshman season nears an end. Whitlow has started the last four games and has taken the majority of the snaps. Towles has had to come back from a high ankle sprain after thinking he would be redshirted.

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Warford being tracked by NFL scouts

Posted: 11/01/2012 - The Kentucky football Wildcats are still searching for their first Southeastern Conference win when Vanderbilt rolls into Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday.

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Cats won't use Smith injury as an excuse for poor offensive play

Updated: 10/31/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the second time in as many days, the University of Kentucky football team moved practice indoors to the Nutter Field House. The Wildcats practiced for nearly two hours Wednesday as part of their preparation for Southeastern Conference foe Vanderbilt this weekend at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Stacy run last season motivates Cats

Updated: 10/31/2012 - The Kentucky Wildcats, riding a seven game losing streak, are looking for motivation as Vanderbilt comes into Commonwealth Stadium Saturday. Two Wildcat defenders say they have some, recalling Zac Stacy's touchdown run in Nashville last November.

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Sanders, Minter talk Vandy after practice

Updated: 10/30/2012 - The University of Kentucky football team went back to work on the practice fields Tuesday. Cold, rainy and windy conditions forcing UK to practice indoors at the Nutter Field House. The Wildcats are preparing for their final SEC home game of the season Saturday against Vanderbilt at Noon ET.

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Woodyard on pace to set Bronco defensive records

Posted: 10/30/2012 - ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Wesley Woodyard has no intention of slipping back into a substitute role when D.J. Williams returns from his nine-game, NFL-mandated banishment next month.

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Cats try to keep going, losing streak at 7

Updated: 10/29/2012 - The Kentucky Wildcats have three games left in the season. Coming off Saturday's 33-10 loss at Missouri, the Cats need to find a way to keep going and avoid the worst season in 11 years or more.

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