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Boyd, Simpson, Tyler UK game captains

Updated: 09/14/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips has announced that senior wide receiver Aaron Boyd, sophomore linebacker Miles Simpson and junior defensive back Dakotah Tyler have been named game captains for Kentucky’s in-state contest Saturday against Western Kentucky University at 7 p.m. ET.

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Vitale praises Cal, didn't think he'd win title

Updated: 09/14/2012 - ESPN's Dick Vitale was in Lexington Friday visiting with campers at John Calipari's Basketball Experience. Vitale spoke glowingly of Cal and his ability to mesh players for the common good. That is winning the NCAA Championship. Vitale didn't think he would do it.

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Joker happy with practice, team healthy

Updated: 09/12/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- For the second time in as many days, the University of Kentucky football team hit the Tim Couch Practice Fields at the Nutter Training Facility to continue its preparation for in-state foe Western Kentucky University. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium and will be televised nationally on ESPNU.

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Tayshaun Prince to be featured on commemorative bottle

Posted: 09/12/2012 - FRANKFORT, Ky. — Tayshaun Prince, the former University of Kentucky basketball star, will help launch a commemorative wine bottle that will benefit the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s child nutrition program.

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Warford, UK linemen, adopt different personalities on game day

Updated: 09/12/2012 - UK guard Larry Warford describes his teammates on the offensive line as nice guys. Warford suggested that when it's game time, he and the his teammates take on different personalities. "When we come onto the field, it's like all of us are a different person."

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UK readies for Western

Posted: 09/11/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky defensive coordinator Rick Minter and offensive coordinator Randy Sanders talked after practice Tuesday about a talented and experienced Western Kentucky University team that will enter Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET.

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UK plans to renovate soccer facilities

Posted: 09/11/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Plans have been finalized and approved for renovations to the Kentucky men’s and women’s soccer facility, the UK Soccer Complex, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart and the UK Athletics Board of Trustees announced on Tuesday afternoon.

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WKU coach apologizes for comment

Updated: 09/10/2012 - Western Kentucky players and coach Willie Taggart do not like WKU students wearing UK clothes and hats around campus. The Hilltoppers voiced their displeasure Monday and Taggart later put out an apology.

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Aaron Boyd finds success, close bond with Shane

Updated: 09/10/2012 - After two games senior Aaron Boyd is Kentucky's leading receiver. Boyd caught 11 passes against Kent State and his brother Shane, a former Wildcat was on hand to see it.

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Joker looks ahead to WKU Saturday

Updated: 09/10/2012 - Lexington, KY. (WKYT) - UK coach Joker Phillips Talked about his team Monday afternoon as the Cats begin getting ready to play Western Kentucky Saturday night at Commonwealth Stadium. Kickoff is at 7:00pm.

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Offense Erupts in 47-14 Smashing of Kent State

Updated: 09/09/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Maxwell Smith threw for 354 yards and four touchdowns to lead Kentucky to a 47-14 smashing of Kent State in the 2012 home opener, on Saturday night at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Cal announces Drake will coach in Rupp

Updated: 09/07/2012 - UK Coach John Calipari announced on Twitter Thursday night that rapper and entertainer Drake will be a coach when the UK Alumni games are played September 15th in Rupp Arena.

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Gearing up for game day

Updated: 09/07/2012 - With less than 48 hours until game time, preparations are in full swing to address safety concerns for the football season.

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Newcomers could see more playing time for UK

Updated: 09/07/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - To prevent big-yardage allowances from becoming an old habit, Kentucky's defense could have a new look for Saturday night's home opener against Kent State.

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Johnson held out of Bills practice

Posted: 09/06/2012 - ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Stevie Johnson has been held out of practice because of a groin injury, leaving the Buffalo Bills' top receiver's status uncertain for their season-opening game at the New York Jets this weekend.

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Miller signs with Hornets

Updated: 09/06/2012 - The New Orleans Hornets announced Thursday they have signed 2012 second-round pick Darius Miller. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Williams will miss Kent State game

Updated: 09/07/2012 - Senior tailback CoShik Williams will miss UK's home opener on Saturday due to an injury. Coach Joker Phillips made the announcement following Thursday's practice.

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Joker talks defense, looks for improvement against Kent State

Updated: 09/07/2012 - UK coach Joker Phillips came off the practice field Wednesday and talked about his team's defensive woes and the importance of putting a good performance on the field Saturday night. Kentucky plays Kent State in Commonwealth Stadium with kickoff at 7:30.

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Cats face short week, then Kent State

Updated: 09/04/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team hit the practice fields for the first time Tuesday since its season-opener, focusing on fine tuning things on both sides of the ball before opening up the home schedule on Saturday against Kent State at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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Boyd grateful for opportunity to start against Kent State

Updated: 09/07/2012 - Senior Aaron Boyd will get the start alongside La'Rod King at wide receiver when the Wildcats host Kent State this Saturday. "He'll be a starter," coach Joker Phillips announced on Tuesday. "Other guys will play, but Aaron deserves to start."

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