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RANDALL BURDEN

HEAD COACH JOKER PHILLIPS


RONNIE SNEED

Kentucky has played in a school-record five consecutive bowl games, advancing to the postseason every year since 2006. Entering the 2011 season, UK is one of only 28 teams in the country that has gone to at least fivestraight bowls. Kentucky joins Alabama, Florida, Georgia and LSU as one of five SEC schools to share that distinction.

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CHANDLER BURDEN

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

2011 KENTUCKY FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE THIS IS UK / THE MEDIA University of Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 Dr. Eli Capilouto, President. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188 Mitch Barnhart, Director of Athletics . . . . . . . 188 UK Athletics Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 Covering UK Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192 UK on the Air . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 Media Outlets that Cover UK . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 2011 Opponent Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198 2011 SEC Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 199 Compliance Message for UK Fans . . . . . . . . . . 200

CREDITS The 2011 University of Kentucky Football Media Guide ©2011 is published by the University of Kentucky Athletics Department.

On the Covers: Guard Stuart Hines, safety/linebacker Winston Guy, guard Larry Warford and linebacker Danny Trevathan have earned All-America and/or All-SEC honors during their careers. Their goal is to lead a continued rise in Kentucky football as the Wildcats have advanced to a school-record five-straight bowl games.

THE 2011 SEASON Depth Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Outlook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Alphabetical Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Numerical Roster. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Cat Scratches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Quick Facts, Squad Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Miscellaneous Honors and Awards. . . . . . . . . . 114 UK in the Bowls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Bowl Summaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 UK vs. Ranked Teams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130 UK Players in the NFL/AFL Drafts . . . . . . . . . 132 Wildcats in the Pros. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 From UK to the Super Bowl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136 UK in the Polls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138

THE FOOTBALL STAFF Head Coach Joker Phillips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Assistant Coaches. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Graduate/Student Assistant Coaches . . . . . . . . . 28 Strength and Conditioning Coaches . . . . . . . . . 29 Football Support Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

THE WILDCATS Returning Players’ Biographies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Newcomers’ Biographies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

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Game Recaps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 2010 Final Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 2010 Game-by-Game Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 2010 Game-by-Game Starters . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100

THE HISTORY

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TRADITION

History of Kentucky Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Wildcat Traditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 All-Americans, All-SEC Players . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Academic Honors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

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THE RECORDS Individual Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Team Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Career, Season Leaders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Longest Plays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152 300-Yard Passers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 100-Yard Receivers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 100-Yard Rushers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 Commonwealth Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 List of Games, Attendance at Commonwealth. . . 158 Commonwealth Stadium Records . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 300-Tackle Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Year-by-Year Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 Annual Kentucky Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Annual Opponent Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 All-Time Coaching Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Kentucky vs. All Opponents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 All-Time Series Scores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 All-Time Series vs. 2011 Opponents . . . . . . . . 168 All-Time Lettermen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170 All-Time Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 176 All-Time Assistant Coaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 184

Written, compiled and edited by: Tony Neely, Susan Lax, DeWayne Peevy, Evan Crane, Kelley Bozeman, Eric Lindsey, Steve Hellyer Principal photography by: Chet White, Barry Westerman, Joseph Wilkinson, Brett Marshall, Aaron Borton, Robert Burge Additional photography by: David Coyle/Team Coyle Photography, UK News and Public Relations, UK Archives, National Football League Layout and Design: Craig Hornberger Printing: Welch Printing Additional copies of this publication may be purchased by mail for $20 each, which includes $5 postage and handling. Order from: Media Relations Office, Joe Craft Center, 338 Lexington Ave., Lexington, Ky., 40506 The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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POST-SPRING OFFENSIVE DEPTH CHART (incoming freshmen added in August; 2010 returning starters are in bold face)

LEFT TACKLE Notes 66 Chandler Burden, 6-4, 313, Sr-3L Played well in ‘10, first season as OL 76 Teven Eatmon-Nared, 6-7, 332, Fr-RS 62 Tyler Davenport, 6-5, 323, Fr-RS LEFT GUARD 70 Stuart Hines, 6-4, 295, Sr-3L 79 Kevin Mitchell, 6-6, 296, So-1L 64 Max Godby, 6-4, 275, Fr-RS 73 Steven Duff, 6-0, 327, So-Sq CENTER 69 Matt Smith, 6-4, 303, Jr-2L 56 Sam Simpson, 6-4, 292, So-Sq 63 Jake Lanefski, 6-4, 283, Sr-3L

two-year starter; 3rd-tm. All-SEC ‘09

TIGHT END 89 Tyler Robinson, 6-3, 252, So-1L or 42 Nick Melillo, 6-2, 226, Sr-2L or 86 Jordan Aumiller, 6-4, 231, So-1L or 82 Anthony Kendrick, 6-3, 264, So-1L 80 Ronnie Shields, 6-5, 240, Fr-RS 84 Gabe Correll, 6-5, 250, Jr-1L

played well in first season as starter

WIDE RECEIVER 16 La’Rod King, 6-4, 194, Jr-2L 19 E.J. Fields, 6-1, 196, Jr-1L 17 Nik Brazley, 5-9, 170, Sr-1L 34 Ed Berry, 6-0, 157, So-Sq

started four games in 2008 at RG

RIGHT GUARD 67 Larry Warford, 6-3, 336, Jr-2L second-team All-SEC last season 63 Jake Lanefski, 6-4, 283, Sr-3L started four games in 2008 78 David Noltemeyer, 6-4, 285, Fr-RS RIGHT TACKLE 52 Billy Joe Murphy, 6-6, 308, Sr-3L 74 Trevino Woods, 6-5, 281, Jr-1L

has started nine games in career

2010 stats 11 receptions for 80 yards, one TD one reception for 10 yards 18 for 193, 1 TD; SEC All-Freshman three receptions for 23 yards

36 receptions for 478 yards, 5 TD

WIDE RECEIVER 3 Matt Roark, 6-5, 214, Sr-3L 13 Gene McCaskill, 6-0, 206, Jr-2L 87 Brian Adams, 6-4, 221, So-1L 27 Aaron Boyd, 6-4, 217, Jr-1L

12 receptions for 170 yards inj. 2010, return Aug.; 32 career rec. three receptions for 23 yards

WIDE RECEIVER 87 Brian Adams, 6-4, 221, So-1L 35 William Tanner, 6-0, 188, Fr-RS

three receptions for 23 yards

QUARTERBACK 12 Morgan Newton, 6-4, 235, Jr-2L 11 Maxwell Smith, 6-4, 220, Fr-HS 5 Michael Burchett, 6-2, 205, Fr-RS 14 Ryan Phillippi, 5-11, 178, So-Sq

100-178-3, 971 yards, 6 TD in 2 years grayshirt enrolled in January

FULLBACK 37 Cody Jones, 5-11, 208, So-Tr 36 Andrew Joseph, 5-10, 232, So-Sq 43 Toba Omotinugbon, 6-0 233, Fr-RS TAILBACK 4 Raymond Sanders, 5-8, 205, So-1L rush 68 for 254, 3 TD; rec. 16 for 114 25 Jonathan George, 5-10, 209, So-1L rush 9 for 25 yards 26 CoShik Williams, 5-9, 178, Jr-2L rush 24 for 136 yards, 4 TD 29 Brandon Gainer, 5-11, 199, Fr-RS 23 Edmund Allen, 5-11, 194, Fr-RS PLACEKICKER 93 Craig McIntosh, 6-0, 193, Jr-2L 88 Joe Mansour, 6-2, 188, So-1L 9 Ryan Tydlacka, 6-1, 190, Sr-3L 90 Pat Simmons, 6-2, 196, Jr-Sq

11 of 15 FG, 34 of 35 PAT led SEC in kickoff touchbacks career stats 4-9 FG, 10-11 PAT 2 of 2 PAT

STARTERS LOST RT Brad Durham, WR Randall Cobb, WR Chris Matthews, QB Mike Hartline, TB Derrick Locke

Matt Smith (left) turned in a solid performance last season as the starting center, proving adept at line calls and the shotgun snap.

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POST-SPRING DEFENSIVE DEPTH CHART (incoming freshmen added in August; 2010 returning starters are in bold face)

END 96 Collins Ukwu, 6-5, 258, Jr-2L 45 Antwane Glenn, 6-3, 274, Sr-1L 60 Alvin Davis, 6-4, 249, Fr-RS

2010 stats 26 tackles, 1.5 TFL, 1 sack, 2 PBU 5 tackles

TACKLE 68 *Luke McDermott, 6-1, 264, Sr-1L 17 tackles, 5 TFL, 3 sacks, 1 int. 97 Mister Cobble, 6-0, 332, So-Sq 1 tackle 98 *Mark Crawford, 6-1, 338, Sr-2L 24 tackles, 4.5 TFL, 2 sacks 64 Lionel Inanzala, 6-3, 284, Fr-RS *note: McDermott and Crawford each started five games at DT in 2010 TACKLE 99 Donte Rumph, 6-3, 308, So-1L 51 Tristian Johnson, 6-1, 275, So-1L END 94 Taylor Wyndham, 6-4, 246, Jr-2L 95 Patrick Ligon, 6-4, 253, So-Sq 78 Jacob Lewellen, 6-3, 244, Jr-Sq 50 Mike Douglas, 6-4, 250, Fr-RS STRONGSIDE LINEBACKER 48 Ridge Wilson, 6-3, 243, Jr-2L 90 Justin Henderson, 6-3, 234, Fr-RS 10 Tyler Brause, 6-4, 230, Fr-RS MIDDLE LINEBACKER 46 Ronnie Sneed, 6-2, 241, Sr-3L 40 Avery Williamson, 6-1, 229, So-1L 47 Jabari Johnson, 6-1, 244, Fr-HS 56 Trey Edwards, 6-1, 236, Jr-Sq

12 tackles. 1 fumble recovery 1 PBU; missed spring, returns August

27 tackles, 4.5 TFL, 2.5 sacks, 1 PBU 1 fumble recovery 1 tackle, 1 TFL

30 tackles, 3 TFL, 1.5 sacks, 1 int.

SAFETY 2010 stats 15 Martavius Neloms, 6-1, 186, Jr-2L 55 tackles, 5.5 TFL, 2 sacks, 2 PBU 41 Mychal Bailey, 6-0, 194, Sr-1L 58 tackles, 1 TFL, 2 int., 2 PBU FREE SAFETY 6 Taiedo Smith, 6-0, 187, Sr-3L 33 Josh Gibbs, 5-10, 186, Sr-1L 31 Mikie Benton, 5-11, 204, Jr-1L 30 Michael Arnold, 6-2, 202, Fr-HS PUNTER 9 Ryan Tydlacka, 6-1, 190, Sr-3L 88 Joe Mansour, 6-2, 188, So-1L

5 tackles; OK now after injuries in ‘10 10 tackles

43.8 average in 2010

LONG SNAPPER 57 Jon Thomas, 5-11, 237, Sr-Sq STARTERS LOST DT Ricky Lumpkin, DE DeQuin Evans

Junior Martavius Neloms is among nine returning starters on defense. He totaled 55 tackles and two pass breakups last season.

61 tackles, 5 TFL, 1.5 sacks, 1 PBU 10 tackles, 1 PBU

WEAKSIDE LINEBACKER 22 Danny Trevathan, 6-1, 232, Sr-3L 144 tackles, 16 TFL, 3 sacks, 4 FC 54 Malcolm McDuffen, 6-3, 217, Fr-RS 2 Qua Huzzie, 5-10, 228, So-1L 17 tackles, 1 TFL 44 Tim Patterson, 6-4, 224, Fr-HS CORNERBACK 14 Anthony Mosley, 6-0, 178, Sr-2L 35 Cartier Rice, 5-10, 184, Jr-2L 34 Dale Trimble, 5-10, 160, Fr-RS 37 Christian Hudnell, 6-0, 174, So-Sq

34 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 int., 5 PBU, 1 FR 9 tackles, 0.5 TFL, 1 PBU 1 tackle

CORNERBACK 24 Randall Burden, 6-0, 171, Sr-3L 1 Jerrell Priester, 5-9, 172, So-1L 38 Eric Simmons, 6-0, 189, Fr-RS

36 tackles, 3.5 TFL, 1 int., 6 PBU 4 tackles, 2 TFL

SAFETY 21 Winston Guy, 6-1, 216, Sr-3L 32 Miles Simpson, 6-2, 214, Fr-RS

106 tackles, 4 TFL, 3 int., 2 PBU

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eading into his second season as head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats, Joker Phillips has a team that appears to be a virtual opposite of the squad he took over a year ago.

In 2010, Phillips began with a veteran set of offensive playmakers, an offensive line with four starters missing and the most inexperienced Kentucky defense in 20 years. In 2011, Phillips has seen most of the veteran playmakers depart, an offensive line with four starters back and a defense which features the top 11 tacklers returning. Phillips’ first squad compiled a 6-7 record, including a win at in-state rival Louisville, a victory against No. 10 South Carolina and a schoolrecord fifth-consecutive bowl appearance. In order to extend that record string of bowl games in the coming season, Phillips says the returnees in the defense and in the O-line must improve while new playmakers are developed. “We have to be better technicians and play more physical,” Phillips said. “We made some good progress in the spring with our passing game and the addition of some new defensive schemes. We have to continue to improve in August in order to be ready for the season.”

Tight end Jordan Aumiller caught 18 passes for 193 yards last season, including a touchdown against eventual national champion Auburn.

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OFFENSE Offensive coordinator Randy Sanders and the staff have plenty of work ahead, as long-time stalwarts such as quarterback Mike Hartline, wide receivers Randall Cobb and Chris Matthews, tailback Derrick Locke, and fullback Moncell Allen must be replaced. The departed players leave a huge hole in production, as Hartline threw for 3,178 yards last year, Cobb set the Southeastern Conference single-season record for all-purpose yardage, Matthews tied for the league lead in touchdown catches and Locke rushed for 2,618 yards in his career. All four earned various All-SEC honors and Cobb was a first-team All-American. However, there is optimism with some experienced returnees and exciting young players on hand. The frontrunner at quarterback is junior Morgan Newton, who has started nine games over the past two seasons when Hartline was sidelined. During that time, Newton has completed 100 of 178 passes (56.2 percent) for 971 yards and six touchdowns. “I’m really pleased with how Morgan progressed in the spring,” Phillips said. “He’s showing the confidence and level of concentration it takes to be a big-time quarterback. He’s always been good in the huddle and he handled himself well at the line of scrimmage in spring, changing protections, and then delivered the football.” Newton is backed by freshman Maxwell Smith, who enrolled in January and showed exciting potential during spring practice. Another freshman, Bookie Cobbins, will join the competition in August. Despite the absence of Cobb and Matthews, the quarterbacks have some tall, talented targets at wide receiver. La’Rod King, who brings 6-4 size and good speed, made big improvements during his sophomore season and caught 36 balls for 478 yards and five touchdowns. Gene McCaskill missed the 2010 season because of injury but was a part-time starter as a freshman and sophomore, totaling 32 receptions in those two seasons. McCaskill hopes to be ready in August. Several returnees should be ready for a larger role. Swift sophomore Brian Adams came on strong in the spring. Senior Matt Roark has improved steadily during his career and caught 12 passes for 170 yards last year. Roark, at 6-5, the 6-4 Adams, and 6-4 juniors Aaron Boyd and E.J. Fields give UK more sizeable receivers. Abundant experience returns at tight end with junior Nick Melillo (one reception for 10 yards last season) and sophomores Jordan Aumiller (18 for 193 yards, one TD), Tyler Robinson (11 catches, one TD) and Anthony Kendrick (three receptions). Redshirt freshman Ronnie Shields brings more talent to the position. The running back slots are wide open following the departure of starters Locke and Allen. Sophomore Raymond Sanders, who rushed for 254 yards and three touchdowns last season, enters preseason practice as the tailback but the position is far from settled. Junior CoShik Williams, sophomore Jonathan George and redshirt freshman Brandon Gainer are in the mix as well. Cody Jones, a transfer from Morehead State, finished the spring as the leader at fullback. While the returning QBs, receivers and backs now become primary performers and new faces get their chance to shine, the UK offensive line must continue to improve in order to give those players time and space to develop. Fortunately, there are four starters back from last year’s unit – senior left


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tackle Chandler Burden, senior left guard Stuart Hines, junior center Matt Smith and junior right guard Larry Warford. Warford earned second-team All-SEC honors last season and Hines, who played through injuries last season, was a third-team All-SEC pick in 2009. Senior Billy Joe Murphy, who has started nine games during his career, fills the open slot at right tackle. The backups have limited experience, however, with senior guard/center Jake Lanefski the only other lineman with significant playing time. Developing depth is a key element for 2011.

DEFENSE After fielding a youthful unit last season -- Kentucky’s most inexperienced defense in 20 years -- the Wildcat defense will be much more experienced in the coming season with the return of the top 11 tacklers from a year ago. There are some new wrinkles on defense with the addition of Rick Minter, who will be co-defensive coordinator along with Steve Brown. The immediate goal is add Minter’s 3-4 defensive system to the 4-3 alignment used in recent seasons. An intriguing element of the scheme is a pair of hybrid positions -- a safety/linebacker position and a linebacker/end position, which give the coaches the flexibility to adjust the defensive alignment without changing the personnel in the game. An immediate emphasis is creating big plays. “We want to become a dominant defense,” Phillips said. “Once we understand the schemes, (having multiple alignments) will allow us to continue to grow the defense. One of our goals this year is to create more negative yardage plays and takeaways.” Although the top 11 tacklers are on hand from last season, UK wasn’t totally unscathed by graduation. Most of the departures were up front with the absence of end DeQuin Evans and tackles Ricky Lumpkin and Shane McCord. There are several veterans available in the line. At end, juniors Collins Ukwu and Taylor Wyndham have started 16 and 13 games, respectively, during their careers. Ukwu made 26 tackles last season, including one quarterback sack. Wyndham made 27 stops, featuring 4.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. Senior Antwane Glenn provides experienced depth. The tackle spots also have multiple contenders. Senior Luke McDermott had 17 tackles last year, including five for loss and three sacks. Senior Mark Crawford made 24 stops, including 4.5 TFL and two sacks. Donte Rumph and Mister Cobble showed noteworthy potential last season as freshmen. Leading the defense is weakside linebacker Danny Trevathan, who led the SEC with 144 tackles last season. Trevathan also had 16 tackles for loss, three sacks and caused four fumbles. He was named first-team All-America by CollegeFootballNews.com and was a first-team All-SEC pick by multiple selectors. He brings outstanding speed and tackling ability. Senior middle linebacker Ronnie Sneed totaled 61 tackles last season and showed an ability to get to the quarterback as the season progressed. Ridge Wilson made 30 tackles last year at the strongside linebacker, and like Sneed, played his best ball at the end of the season. Wilson will man the new hybrid linebacker/end spot. Developing depth is a priority at linebacker, especially for the times that UK will play four linebackers in the 3-4 system. Sophomores Avery Williamson and Qua Huzzie, redshirt freshmen Malcolm McDuffen and Tyler Brause, and January enrollee Tim Patterson are seeking to increase their roles. Depending on how the opposing offense lined up, Kentucky started five defensive backs in most games last year and the entire secondary returns intact Senior safeties Winston Guy and Mychal Bailey, senior cornerbacks Randall Burden and Anthony Mosley, and junior safety Martavius Neloms give the team plenty of experience in pass defense. Guy made 106 tackles last season and led the team with three intercep-

tions while earning second-team All-SEC honors. He played the safety/linebacker hybrid in the spring and he made big plays all over the field. In his first season as a junior-college transfer, Bailey made 58 stops and picked off two passes. He should improve with a year of experience. Burden had a solid season in 2010 and paced the team in pass breakups with six and added an interception in the bowl game. Mosley had a quietly effective campaign in his first year as a regular, breaking up five passes and making the game-winning interception vs. South Carolina. Neloms moved from corner to free safety in the spring and appeared to be a natural fit in the deep role. Senior safeties Taiedo Smith and Josh Gibbs, along with junior corner Cartier Rice, provide quality experience as well. With a senior-laden secondary, developing the young players will be a priority in the coming year.

SPECIAL TEAMS All of UK’s kickers and punters return for 2011. Senior punter Ryan Tydlacka has improved each year and averaged 43.8 per punt last season. Junior Craig McIntosh hit 11 of 15 field goals. McIntosh and talented sophomore Joe Mansour each spent time kicking off last season and will continue their placekicking competition. Two key parts of the kicking game will be Tydlacka as the placekick holder and senior Jon Thomas as the long snapper. With Randall Cobb and Derrick Locke departed, new punt and kickoff returners also will have to be identified. Raymond Sanders, Jerrell Priester, Winston Guy and Gene McCaskill have limited experience in those roles and other candidates could emerge.

Punter Ryan Tydlacka has improved his average each season. He averaged a career-best 43.8 yards per punt a year ago.

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2011 ALPHABETICAL ROSTER No. 87 23 * 30 * 86 41 31 34 * 27 10 17 * 81 * 5* 66 24 30 * 20 7 97 92 23 * 84 98 81 * 6* 62 60 28 50 73 83 76 56 * 72 18 19 8 29 25 33 45 64 * 21 36 * 90 * 70 37 * 91 2 64 * 47 51 37 * 36 * 82 16 63 78 * 95 58 5* 88 13 68

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Name Brian Adams Edmund Allen Jr. Michael Arnold Jr. Jordan Aumiller Mychal Bailey Mikie Benton Ed Berry Aaron Boyd Tyler Brause Nik Brazley Kyle Budde Michael Burchett Chandler Burden Randall Burden Marcus Caffey Josh Clemons Bookie Cobbins Mister Cobble Christian Coleman Daryl Collins Gabe Correll Mark Crawford Rashad Cunningham Nile Daniel Tyler Davenport Alvin Davis Jr. Eric Dixon Mike Douglas Steven Duff Alvin Dupree Teven Eatmon-Nared Trey Edwards James Elliott Glenn Faulkner E.J. Fields Josh Forrest Brandon Gainer Jonathan George Josh Gibbs Antwane Glenn Max Godby Winston Guy Jr. Daylen Hall Justin Henderson Stuart Hines Christian Hudnell Farrington Huguenin Qua Huzzie Lionel Inanzala Jabari Johnson Tristian Johnson Cody Jones Andrew Joseph Anthony Kendrick La’Rod King Jake Lanefski Jacob Lewellen Patrick Ligon Shaquille Love Ashely Lowery Joe Mansour Gene McCaskill Luke McDermott

Pos. WR TB FS TE S FS WR WR LB WR LS QB OT CB RB RB QB DT DL WR TE DT WR WR OT DE DB DE OG ATH OT LB OL DB WR ATH TB TB FS DE OG S DB LB/DE OG CB DL LB DT LB DT FB FB TE WR OG/C DE DE DL DB K/P WR DT

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Ht. 6-4 5-11 6-2 6-4 6-0 5-11 6-0 6-4 6-4 5-9 6-6 6-2 6-4 6-0 5-11 5-10 6-0 6-0 6-3 5-11 6-5 6-1 6-4 6-1 6-5 6-4 5-11 6-4 6-0 6-4 6-7 6-1 6-3 6-2 6-1 6-3 5-11 5-10 5-10 6-3 6-4 6-1 5-10 6-3 6-4 6-0 6-4 5-10 6-3 6-1 6-1 5-11 5-10 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-1

Wt. 221 194 202 231 194 204 157 217 230 170 225 205 313 171 189 201 187 332 268 203 250 338 200 185 323 249 171 250 327 229 332 236 301 194 196 213 199 209 186 274 275 216 180 234 295 174 238 228 284 244 275 208 232 264 194 283 244 253 293 200 188 206 264

Cl-Exp. So-1L Fr-RS Fr-HS So-1L Sr-1L Jr-1L So-Sq Jr-1L Fr-RS Sr-1L Fr-RS Fr-RS Sr-3L Sr-3L Fr-HS Fr-HS Fr-HS So-Sq Fr-HS Fr-HS Jr-1L Sr-2L Fr-HS Fr-HS Fr-RS Fr-RS Fr-HS Fr-RS So-Sq Fr-HS Fr-RS So-Sq Fr-HS Fr-HS Jr-1L Fr-HS Fr-RS So-1L Sr-1L Sr-1L Fr-RS Sr-3L Fr-HS Fr-RS Sr-3L So-Sq Fr-HS So-1L Fr-RS Fr-HS So-1L So-Tr So-Sq So-1L Jr-2L Sr-3L Jr-Sq So-Sq Fr-HS Fr-HS So-1L Jr-2L Sr-1L

Hometown (High School/Previous College) Gainesville, Ga. (South Forsyth) Elizabethtown, Ky. (Elizabethtown) Louisville, Ky. (Christian Academy of Louisville) Danville, Ky. (Boyle County) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange/SW Mississippi Community Coll.) Russellville, Ky. (Russellville) Eminence, Ky. (Eminence) Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) Sycamore, Ohio (Wynford) Louisville, Ky. (Male) Mason, Ohio (Princeton) Prestonsburg, Ky. (Prestonsburg) Blue Ash, Ohio (La Salle) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Atlanta, Ga. (Grady) Fayetteville, Ga. (Whitewater) New Orleans, La. (McDonogh 35) Louisville, Ky. (Central) Milan, Tenn. (Milan) Gadsden, Ala. (Gadsden City) Cincinnati, Ohio (Anderson/Fork Union Military Academy) Indianapolis, Ind. (Ben Davis/Coffeyville Community Coll.) Mobile, Ala. (Davidson) Griffin, Ga. (Griffin) Hodgenville, Ky. (Larue County) Jesup, Ga. (Wayne County) Mobile, Ala. (Vigor) Largo, Fla. (Largo) Louisville, Ky. (Pleasure Ridge Park) Irwinton, Ga. (Wilkinson County) Bucyrus, Ohio (Wynford) Stanford, Ky. (Lincoln County/Eastern Kentucky) Pensacola, Fla. (Catholic) East St. Louis, Ill. (East St. Louis) Frankfort, Ky. (Frankfort) Paducah, Ky. (Tilghman) Miami, Fla. (Central) Lincoln, Ala. (Lincoln) Long Beach, Calif. (Valencia/College of the Canyons) Pacolet, S.C. (Broome) Louisville, Ky. (Christian Academy of Louisville) Lexington, Ky. (Catholic) Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Bamberg, S.C. (Bamberg-Ehrhardt) Bowling Green, Ky. (Bowling Green) Cameron Park, Calif. (Jesuit) Columbia, S.C. (Dreher) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Louisville, Ky. (Eastern) Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Williamsburg, Ky. (Whitley County/Morehead State) Roswell, Ga. (Pope/Naval Academy Prep School) Katy, Texas (Seven Lakes) Radcliff, Ky. (North Hardin) Mobile, Ala. (McGill-Toolen Catholic) Louisville, Ky. (Manual) Germantown, Tenn. (Christian Brothers) Harriman, Tenn. (Harriman) Cleveland, Ga. (White County) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Chester, S.C. (Chester) Louisville, Ky. (Trinity)


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No. 54 93 42 77 79 14 * 52 15 12 78 * 43 44 14 * 1 49 35 * 3 9* 89 99 17 * 4 80 38 90 * 32 56 * 69 11 6* 46 35 * 57 22 34 * 9* 96 67 39 55 75 26 40 48 74 94

Name Malcolm McDuffen Craig McIntosh Nick Melillo Darrian Miller Kevin Mitchell Anthony Mosley Billy Joe Murphy Martavius Neloms Morgan Newton David Noltemeyer Toba Omotinugbon Tim Patterson Ryan Phillippi Jerrell Priester Demarius Rancifer Cartier Rice Matt Roark Demarco Robinson Tyler Robinson Donte Rumph Jacob Russell Raymond Sanders III Ronnie Shields Eric Simmons Patrick Simmons Miles Simpson Sam Simpson Matt Smith Maxwell Smith Taiedo Smith Ronnie Sneed Marcoreyon Tandy William Tanner Jon Thomas Danny Trevathan Dale Trimble Ryan Tydlacka Collins Ukwu Larry Warford Darrell “D.J.” Warren David Washington Zach West CoShik Williams Avery Williamson Ridge Wilson Trevino Woods Taylor Wyndham

Pos. LB K TE OL OG CB OT S QB OG FB LB QB CB LB CB WR WR TE DT QB TB TE CB K SS C C QB FS LB ATH WR LS LB CB P/K DE OG ATH DL OL TB LB LB OT DE

Ht. 6-3 6-0 6-2 6-5 6-6 6-0 6-6 6-1 6-4 6-4 6-0 6-4 5-11 5-9 6-2 5-10 6-5 5-10 6-3 6-3 6-4 5-8 6-5 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-0 6-2 5-11 6-0 5-11 6-1 5-10 6-1 6-5 6-3 6-0 6-3 6-4 5-9 6-1 6-3 6-5 6-4

Wt. 217 193 226 297 296 178 308 186 235 285 233 224 178 172 206 184 214 159 252 308 223 205 240 189 196 214 292 303 220 187 241 181 188 237 232 160 190 258 336 230 285 296 178 229 243 281 246

Cl-Exp. Fr-RS Jr-2L Sr-2L Fr-HS So-1L Sr-2L Sr-3L Jr-2L Jr-2L Fr-RS Fr-RS Fr-HS So-Sq So-1L Fr-HS Jr-2L Sr-3L Fr-HS So-1L So-1L So-Tr So-1L Fr-RS Fr-RS Jr-Sq Fr-RS So-Sq Jr-2L Fr-HS Sr-3L Sr-3L Fr-HS Fr-RS Sr-Sq Sr-3L Fr-RS Sr-3L Jr-2L Jr-2L Fr-HS Fr-HS Fr-HS Jr-2L So-1L Jr-2L Jr-1L Jr-2L

Hometown (High School/Previous College) Hopkinsville, Ky. (Christian County) Lexington, Ky. (Lexington Christian) Louisville, Ky. (Trinity/Lindenwood) Lexington, Ky. (Bryan Station) Winston, Ga. (Alexander) Ellenwood, Ga. (Tucker) Gamaliel, Ky. (Monroe County) Memphis, Tenn. (Fairley) Carmel, Ind. (Carmel) Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Jeffersonville, Ind. (Jeffersonville) Louisville, Ky. (Central) Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) Ulmer, S.C. (Allendale-Fairfax) Pensacola, Fla. (Catholic) Duncan, S.C. (Byrnes) Acworth, Ga. (North Cobb) Ellenwood, Ga. (Martin Luther King) Friendsville, Tenn. (Alcoa) St. Matthews, S.C. (Calhoun County/Fork Union Military Academy) Lawrenceburg, Ky. (Anderson County/Eastern Kentucky) Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) Atlanta, Ga. (Westlake) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Independence, Ky. (Simon Kenton) Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Granada Hills, Calif. (Birmingham) Dunnellon, Fla. (Dunnellon) Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida) Hopkinsville, Ky. (Christian County) Nashville, Tenn. (Montgomery Bell Academy) Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Leesburg, Fla. (Leesburg) Gadsden, Ala. (Gadsden City) Louisville, Ky. (Trinity) La Vergne, Tenn. (La Vergne) Richmond, Ky. (Madison Central) Alcoa, Tenn. (Alcoa) Locust Grove, Ga. (Lovejoy) Richmond, Ky. (Lexington Christian Academy) Hiram, Ga. (Hiram) Milan, Tenn. (Milan) Louisville, Ky. (Central) Athens, Ga. (Clarke Central) Swansea, S.C. (Swansea)

NOTES: * denotes duplicate numbers ... Class is eligibility for 2011 season ... #L = number of letters earned … Tr = transfer from a four-year school … JC = junior college ... Sq = squad member who has not earned a varsity letter ... RS = redshirt ... HS = high school Roster as of June 17, 2011

KENTUCKY PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Mychal Bailey: same as “Michael” Mikie Benton: MIKE-ee Nik Brazley: BRAZE-lee Tyler Brause: BROW-zee Bookie Cobbins: BOO-kee Teven Eatmon-Nared: Teven rhymes with “seven”; EET-mon NAR-id Antwane Glenn: AN-twon Farrington Huegenin: HUEG-in-in

Qua Huzzie: KWAY HUZ-ee Jabari Johnson: jah-BAR-ee Tristian Johnson: TRIS-tin Jake Lanefski: lan-EF-skee Shaquille Love: shah-KEEL Joe Mansour: MAN-soo-er Nick Melillo: mel-LIL-o Anthony Mosley: MOSE-lee

Martavius Neloms: mar-TAY-vee-us NELL-ums Toba Omotinugbon: TOE-bah o-mo-TEEN-uh-bon Ryan Phillippi: fil-LIP-ee Jarrell Priester: PREES-ter Demarius Rancifer: de-MARE-ee-us RAN-suh-fer

Cartier Rice: CAR-tee-ay Matt Roark: RORK Donte Rumph: RUMP Taiedo Smith: ty-EE-doe Danny Trevathan: trev-A-than Ryan Tydlacka: tid-LOTCH-ka Collins Ukwu: OOK-woo CoShik Williams: co-SHEEK

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2011 NUMERICAL ROSTER No. 1 2 3 4 5* 5* 6* 6* 7 8 9* 9* 10 11 12 13 14 * 14 * 15 16 17 * 17 * 18 19 20 21 22 23 * 23 * 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 * 30 * 31 32 33 34 * 34 * 35 * 35 * 36 * 36 * 37 * 37 * 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52

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Name Jerrell Priester Qua Huzzie Matt Roark Raymond Sanders III Ashely Lowery Michael Burchett Taiedo Smith Nile Daniel Bookie Cobbins Josh Forrest Ryan Tydlacka Demarco Robinson Tyler Brause Maxwell Smith Morgan Newton Gene McCaskill Anthony Mosley Ryan Phillippi Martavius Neloms La’Rod King Nik Brazley Jacob Russell Glenn Faulkner E.J. Fields Josh Clemons Winston Guy Jr. Danny Trevathan Daryl Collins Edmund Allen Jr. Randall Burden Jonathan George CoShik Williams Aaron Boyd Eric Dixon Brandon Gainer Marcus Caffey Michael Arnold Jr Mikie Benton Miles Simpson Josh Gibbs Dale Trimble Ed Berry Cartier Rice William Tanner Daylen Hall Andrew Joseph Christian Hudnell Cody Jones Eric Simmons Darrell “D.J.” Warren Avery Williamson Mychal Bailey Nick Melillo Toba Omotinugbon Tim Patterson Antwane Glenn Ronnie Sneed Jabari Johnson Ridge Wilson Demarius Rancifer Mike Douglas Tristian Johnson Billy Joe Murphy

Pos. CB LB WR TB DB QB FS WR QB ATH P/K WR LB QB QB WR CB QB S WR WR QB DB WR RB S LB WR TB CB TB TB WR DB TB RB FS FS SS FS CB WR CB WR DB FB CB FB CB ATH LB S TE FB LB DE LB LB LB LB DE DT OT

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Ht. 5-9 5-10 6-5 5-8 6-1 6-2 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-3 6-1 5-10 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-0 6-0 5-11 6-1 6-4 5-9 6-4 6-2 6-1 5-10 6-1 6-1 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-10 5-9 6-4 5-11 5-11 5-11 6-2 5-11 6-2 5-10 5-10 6-0 5-10 6-0 5-10 5-10 6-0 5-11 6-0 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-2 6-0 6-4 6-3 6-2 6-1 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-1 6-6

Wt. 172 228 214 205 200 205 187 185 187 213 190 159 230 220 235 206 178 178 186 194 170 223 194 196 201 216 232 203 194 171 209 178 217 171 199 189 202 204 214 186 160 157 184 188 180 232 174 208 189 230 229 194 226 233 224 274 241 244 243 206 250 275 308

Cl-Exp. So-1L So-1L Sr-3L So-1L Fr-HS Fr-RS Sr-3L Fr-HS Fr-HS Fr-HS Sr-3L Fr-HS Fr-RS Fr-HS Jr-2L Jr-2L Sr-2L So-Sq Jr-2L Jr-2L Sr-1L So-Tr Fr-HS Jr-1L Fr-HS Sr-3L Sr-3L Fr-HS Fr-RS Sr-3L So-1L Jr-2L Jr-1L Fr-HS Fr-RS Fr-HS Fr-HS Jr-1L Fr-RS Sr-1L Fr-RS So-Sq Jr-2L Fr-RS Fr-HS So-Sq So-Sq So-Tr Fr-RS Fr-HS So-1L Sr-1L Sr-2L Fr-RS Fr-HS Sr-1L Sr-3L Fr-HS Jr-2L Fr-HS Fr-RS So-1L Sr-3L

Hometown (High School/Previous College) Ulmer, S.C. (Allendale-Fairfax) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Acworth, Ga. (North Cobb) Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) Cleveland, Ga. (White County) Prestonsburg, Ky. (Prestonsburg) Dunnellon, Fla. (Dunnellon) Griffin, Ga. (Griffin) New Orleans, La. (McDonogh 35) Paducah, Ky. (Tilghman) Louisville, Ky. (Trinity) Ellenwood, Ga. (Martin Luther King) Sycamore, Ohio (Wynford) Granada Hills, Calif. (Birmingham) Carmel, Ind. (Carmel) Chester, S.C. (Chester) Ellenwood, Ga. (Tucker) Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) Memphis, Tenn. (Fairley) Radcliff, Ky. (North Hardin) Louisville, Ky. (Male) Lawrenceburg, Ky. (Anderson County/Eastern Kentucky) East St. Louis, Ill. (East St. Louis) Frankfort, Ky. (Frankfort) Fayetteville, Ga. (Whitewater) Lexington, Ky. (Catholic) Leesburg, Fla. (Leesburg) Gadsden, Ala. (Gadsden City) Elizabethtown, Ky. (Elizabethtown) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Lincoln, Ala. (Lincoln) Hiram, Ga. (Hiram) Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) Mobile, Ala. (Vigor) Miami, Fla. (Central) Atlanta, Ga. (Grady) Louisville, Ky. (Christian Academy of Louisville) Russellville, Ky. (Russellville) Independence, Ky. (Simon Kenton) Long Beach, Calif. (Valencia/College of the Canyons) Gadsden, Ala. (Gadsden City) Eminence, Ky. (Eminence) Duncan, S.C. (Byrnes) Nashville, Tenn. (Montgomery Bell Academy) Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Roswell, Ga. (Pope/Naval Academy Prep School) Cameron Park. Calif. (Jesuit) Williamsburg, Ky. (Whitley County/Morehead State) Atlanta, Ga. (Westlake) Alcoa, Tenn. (Alcoa) Milan, Tenn. (Milan) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange/SW Mississippi Community Coll.) Louisville, Ky. (Trinity/Lindenwood) Jeffersonville, Ind. (Jeffersonville) Louisville, Ky. (Central) Pacolet, S.C. (Broome) Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida) Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) Louisville, Ky. (Central) Pensacola, Fla. (Catholic) Largo, Fla. (Largo) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Gamaliel, Ky. (Monroe County)


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No. 54 55 56 * 56 * 57 58 60 62 63 64 * 64 * 66 67 68 69 70 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 * 78 * 79 80 81 * 81 * 82 83 84 86 87 88 89 90 * 90 * 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99

Name Malcolm McDuffen David Washington Sam Simpson Trey Edwards Jon Thomas Shaquille Love Alvin Davis Jr. Tyler Davenport Jake Lanefski Max Godby Lionel Inanzala Chandler Burden Larry Warford Luke McDermott Matt Smith Stuart Hines James Elliott Stephen Duff Trevino Woods Zach West Teven Eatmon-Nared Darrian Miller Jacob Lewellen David Noltemeyer Kevin Mitchell Ronnie Shields Rashad Cunningham Kyle Budde Anthony Kendrick Alvin Dupree Gabe Correll Jordan Aumiller Brian Adams Joe Mansour Tyler Robinson Justin Henderson Patrick Simmons Farrington Huguenin Christian Coleman Craig McIntosh Taylor Wyndham Patrick Ligon Collins Ukwu Mister Cobble Mark Crawford Donte Rumph Marcoreyon Tandy

Pos. LB DL C LB LS DL DE OT OG/C OG DT OT OG DT C OG OL OG OT OL OT OL DE OG OG TE WR LS TE ATH TE TE WR K/P TE DE/LB K DL DL K DE DE DE DT DT DT ATH

Ht. 6-3 6-3 6-4 6-1 5-11 6-4 6-4 6-5 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-4 6-3 6-1 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-0 6-5 6-4 6-7 6-5 6-3 6-4 6-6 6-5 6-4 6-6 6-3 6-4 6-5 6-4 6-4 6-2 6-3 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-3 6-0 6-4 6-4 6-5 6-0 6-1 6-3 5-11

Wt. 217 285 292 236 237 293 249 323 283 275 284 313 336 264 303 295 301 327 281 296 332 297 244 285 296 240 200 225 264 229 250 231 221 188 252 234 196 238 268 193 246 253 258 332 338 308 181

Cl-Exp. Fr-RS Fr-HS So-Sq So-Sq Sr-Sq Fr-HS Fr-RS Fr-RS Sr-3L Fr-RS Fr-RS Sr-3L Jr-2L Sr-1L Jr-2L Sr-3L Fr-HS So-Sq Jr-1L Fr-HS Fr-RS Fr-HS Jr-Sq Fr-RS So-1L Fr-RS Fr-HS Fr-RS So-1L Fr-HS Jr-1L So-1L So-1L So-1L So-1L Fr-RS Jr-Sq Fr-HS Fr-HS Jr-2L Jr-2L So-Sq Jr-2L So-Sq Sr-2L So-1L Fr-HS

Hometown (High School/Previous College) Hopkinsville, Ky. (Christian County) Locust Grove, Ga. (Lovejoy) Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) Stanford, Ky. (Lincoln County/Eastern Kentucky) Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Harriman, Tenn. (Harriman) Jesup, Ga. (Wayne County) Hodgenville, Ky. (Larue County) Mobile, Ala. (McGill-Toolen Catholic) Louisville, Ky. (Christian Academy of Louisville) Louisville, Ky. (Eastern) Blue Ash, Ohio (LaSalle) Richmond, Ky. (Madison Central) Louisville, Ky. (Trinity) Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Bowling Green, Ky. (Bowling Green) Pensacola, Fla. (Catholic) Louisville, Ky. (Pleasure Ridge Park) Athens, Ga. (Clarke Central) Richmond, Ky. (Lexington Christian Academy) Bucyrus, Ohio (Wynford) Lexington, Ky. (Bryan Station) Louisville, Ky. (Manual) Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Winston, Ga. (Alexander) Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) Mobile, Ala. (Davidson) Mason, Ohio (Princeton) Katy, Texas (Seven Lakes) Irwinton, Ga. (Wilkinson County) Cincinnati, Ohio (Anderson/Fork Union Military Academy) Danville, Ky. (Boyle County) Gainesville, Ga. (South Forsyth) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Friendsville, Tenn. (Alcoa) Bamberg, S.C. (Bamberg-Ehrhardt) LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Columbia, S.C. (Dreher) Milan, Tenn. (Milan) Lexington, Ky. (Lexington Christian) Swansea, S.C. (Swansea) Germantown, Tenn. (Christian Brothers) La Vergne, Tenn. (La Vergne) Louisville, Ky. (Central) Indianapolis, Ind. (Ben Davis/Coffeyville Community Coll.) St. Matthews, S.C. (Calhoun County/Fork Union Military Academy) Hopkinsville, Ky. (Christian County)

NOTES: * denotes duplicate numbers ... Class is eligibility for 2011 season ... #L = number of letters earned … Tr = transfer from a four-year school … JC = junior college ... Sq = squad member who has not earned a varsity letter ... RS = redshirt ... HS = high school Roster as of June 17, 2011

KENTUCKY PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Mychal Bailey: same as “Michael” Mikie Benton: MIKE-ee Nik Brazley: BRAZE-lee Tyler Brause: BROW-zee Bookie Cobbins: BOO-kee Teven Eatmon-Nared: Teven rhymes with “seven”; EET-mon NAR-id Antwane Glenn: AN-twon Farrington Huegenin: HUEG-in-in

Qua Huzzie: KWAY HUZ-ee Jabari Johnson: jah-BAR-ee Tristian Johnson: TRIS-tin Jake Lanefski: lan-EF-skee Shaquille Love: shah-KEEL Joe Mansour: MAN-soo-er Nick Melillo: mel-LIL-o Anthony Mosley: MOSE-lee

Martavius Neloms: mar-TAY-vee-us NELL-ums Toba Omotinugbon: TOE-bah o-mo-TEEN-uh-bon Ryan Phillippi: fil-LIP-ee Jarrell Priester: PREES-ter Demarius Rancifer: de-MARE-ee-us RAN-suh-fer

Cartier Rice: CAR-tee-ay Matt Roark: RORK Donte Rumph: RUMP Taiedo Smith: ty-EE-doe Danny Trevathan: trev-A-than Ryan Tydlacka: tid-LOTCH-ka Collins Ukwu: OOK-woo CoShik Williams: co-SHEEK

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CAT SCRATCHES FIRST-YEAR SUCCESS

OF

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Coach Joker Phillips notched a number of successes in his first year of “Operation Win” – win on the field, win in the classroom and win in the community. On the field, Kentucky’s season was highlighted by a win at in-state rival Louisville and an upset of No. 10 South Carolina, the eventual Eastern Division champion of the Southeastern Conference. The season was topped by a trip to the BBVA Compass Bowl, making Phillips the first coach in Kentucky history to go to a bowl game in his first season. UK’s six victories were the most for a first-year Wildcat coach since Blanton Collier in 1954. In the classroom, the overall team grade-point average has risen over the past year. A total of 22 players earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll. Offensive tackle Billy Joe Murphy was voted to the Academic AllDistrict team and advanced to the national ballot for Academic AllAmerica. Phillips and the Wildcats also have been very active in community service, completing numerous personal appearances and work projects.

WILDCATS STRIVE

TO

EXTEND RECORD STREAK

In 2011, the Kentucky football team is seeking to continue its schoolrecord streak of five consecutive bowl games. The Wildcats have advanced to postseason play each year since 2006, going to the Music City Bowl twice, followed by the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, another Music City Bowl and the BBVA Compass Bowl. The Wildcats won three of those matchups, defeating Clemson in 2006, Florida State in 2007 and East Carolina in the Liberty Bowl. Kentucky is one of only 28 teams in the country that have gone to at least five-straight bowls. Alabama, Florida, Georgia, LSU and Kentucky are the Southeastern Conference teams that have accomplished that feat.

COACHING STAFF CHANGES Two new assistant coaches have come on board since the end of the 2010 regular season as Joker Phillips brought in Rick Minter as co-defensive coordinator and Steve Pardue as running backs coach. Phillips and Minter first worked together in 1997-98 at the University of Cincinnati, where Minter was head coach and Phillips was an assistant. Minter has rich experience as a defensive coordinator at Notre Dame, South Carolina, Marshall and Ball State. Pardue and Phillips were longtime associates on the recruiting trail. Phillips was an annual visitor to LaGrange (Ga.) High School, where Pardue was head coach from 1994-2010 and won three state championships. Several Grangers went on to outstanding careers at UK, including linebackers Wesley Woodyard and Braxton Kelley and wide receiver Quentin McCord. Six Grangers are on the current Kentucky roster.

WILDCATS ADD NEW DEFENSIVE SCHEME; LOOK FOR M ORE B IG P LAYS Kentucky will develop a new look on defense this season as the Wildcats are adding the 3-4 defensive system to the 4-3 alignment already in place. UK actually got a head start on the new scheme in the practices leading up to the Wildcats’ appearance in the BBVA Compass Bowl. The additional system will give the coaching staff more flexibility in defensive play calling. Coach Joker Phillips has stated that creating more big plays on defense – turnovers and negative-yardage plays – is a goal for the 2011 season. Turnovers have been called the most important statistic in football. It’s interesting to note that Kentucky was +7 in turnover margin during the team’s wins last season and had a -11 margin in the games lost.

TREVATHAN, GUY CALL DELAY

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With both players citing “unfinished business” as a reason, All-America linebacker Danny Trevathan and All-Southeastern Conference safety Winston Guy went through the National Football League evaluation process in January but decided to remain at Kentucky for their senior seasons. Trevathan led the SEC in tackles with 144 stops, most for a league player since 2002. He also had 16 tackles for loss and caused four fumbles. He was chosen first-team All-America by CollegeFootballNews.com and firstteam All-SEC by multiple selectors. Guy notched 106 tackles and led the team in interceptions with three pickoffs. He was tabbed second-team All-SEC by CollegeFootballNews.com and fourth-team All-SEC by Phil Steele’s College Football. Raymond Sanders is an adept runner and pass receiver.

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TOP 11 TACKLERS RETURN Kentucky fielded its most inexperienced defensive unit in 20 years in the 2010 season. The positive for the coming season is that the top 11 tacklers return from that youthful unit. Linebacker Danny Trevathan and safety Winston Guy each topped the century mark last season with 144 and 106 tackles, respectively. The additional top stoppers returning are linebacker Ronnie Sneed (61 tackles), safety Mychal Bailey (58), cornerback-turned-safety Martavius Neloms (55), cornerback Randall Burden (36), cornerback Anthony Mosley (34), linebacker Ridge Wilson (30), end Taylor Wyndham (27), end Collins Ukwu (26) and tackle Mark Crawford (24).

MUCH PRODUCTION

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An obvious priority in 2011 will be replacing some of the most productive offensive players in Kentucky history, quarterback Mike Hartline, wide receivers Randall Cobb and Chris Matthews, and running back Derrick Locke.

Hartline threw for 3,178 yards last year, Cobb set the Southeastern Conference single-season record for all-purpose yardage, Matthews tied for the league lead in touchdown catches and Locke rushed for 2,618 yards in his career. All four earned various All-SEC honors and Cobb was a firstteam All-American. To put it in perspective, UK’s returning players account for only 22 percent of last year’s rushing yardage, 7.5 percent of the passing yardage and 31.1 percent of the receiving yardage. On the bright side on offense, four starters return in the O-line, tackle Chandler Burden, guards Stuart Hines and Paul Warford and center Matt Smith. The expected new starter at right tackle is senior Billy Joe Murphy, who has significant experience in his career. Another positive is that UK also has some experience returning at quarterback. Junior Morgan Newton has started nine games over the past two seasons when Hartline was sidelined. Newton’s career stats feature 100 of 178 passing (56.2 percent) for 971 yards and six touchdowns.

INJURY UPDATE Wide receiver Gene McCaskill is recovering from knee surgery last August and hopes to return in the fall. McCaskill, a part-time starter in 2008 and ’09, has caught 32 passes in his career and looks to bring leadership to a relatively young group of Wildcat receivers. Shoulder injuries sidelined several Cats in the spring, offensive lineman Jake Lanefski, defensive tackles Mister Cobble and Tristian Johnson, and linebacker Jabari Johnson. All of them hope to be ready in time for the start of the season.

SCHEDULE NOTES Kentucky begins the 2011 season on Thursday, Sept. 1, as the Wildcats take on Western Kentucky University in Nashville. The teams will play at LP Field, home of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans. UK had a similar scenario in 2009, when the Wildcats opened the slate in Cincinnati’s Paul Brown Stadium against Miami (Ohio). UK’s home opener will be against Central Michigan on Sept. 10. UK last took on the Chippewas in 2006 … The annual game against in-state rival Louisville is Sept. 17 … Kentucky’s SEC slate starts on Sept. 24 at home vs. Florida … LSU replaces Auburn as the rotating SEC opponent. The Wildcats’ last game at LSU was in 2006 … UK’s open date is Oct. 15, the exact midpoint of the schedule … On Oct. 22, UK begins a threegame homestand with Homecoming foe Jacksonville State, followed by Mississippi State and Ole Miss. It will be UK’s first game against Jacksonville State, which gained notoriety last season for knocking off Ole Miss in Oxford.

CATSCELLANEOUS • Over the last five seasons, Kentucky has come from behind in the fourth quarter to win 13 games. The Wildcats did it once last season vs. South Carolina. The Cats rallied from a 28-10 halftime deficit, which marked the largest comeback victory in school history. • UK has ranked in the nation’s top 25 in attendance every year but one since Commonwealth Stadium was expanded in 1999. • The Kentucky cheerleaders have won an unprecedented 16 national cheerleading championships, including 12 of the last 15, at the annual Universal Cheerleaders Association championships.

Wide receiver Gene McCaskill (left) missed 2010 and will sit out the spring while he recovers from injury. Hoping to return in August, McCaskill can bring a needed veteran presence to the young Wildcat receivers. He caught 32 passes in the 2008 and ’09 seasons.

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2011 TEAM INFORMATION LETTERMEN RETURNING (49) OFFENSE – 24 WIDE RECEIVERS Brian Adams, soph. Aaron Boyd, jr. Nik Brazley, sr. E.J. Fields, jr. La’Rod King, jr. Gene McCaskill, jr. Matt Roark, sr.

QUARTERBACKS Morgan Newton, jr. FULLBACKS none TAILBACKS Jonathan George, soph. Raymond Sanders, soph. CoShik Williams, jr.

TIGHT ENDS Jordan Aumiller, soph. Gabe Correll, jr. Anthony Kendrick, soph. Nick Melillo, sr. Tyler Robinson, soph.

DEFENSE – 22

TACKLES Chandler Burden, sr. Billy Joe Murphy, sr. Trevino Woods, jr.

TACKLES Mark Crawford, sr. Tristian Johnson, soph. Luke McDermott, sr. Donte Rumph, soph. (Note: Crawford and McDermott each started five games in 2010)

GUARDS Stuart Hines, sr. Jake Lanefski, sr. Kevin Mitchell, soph. Larry Warford, jr. CENTERS Matt Smith, jr.

ENDS Antwane Glenn, sr. Collins Ukwu, jr. Taylor Wyndham, jr.

LINEBACKERS Qua Huzzie, soph. Ronnie Sneed, sr. Danny Trevathan, sr. Avery Williamson, soph. Ridge Wilson, jr.

CORNERBACKS Mikie Benton, jr. Randall Burden, sr. Anthony Mosley, sr. Jerrell Priester, soph. Cartier Rice, jr. SAFETIES Mychal Bailey, sr. Josh Gibbs, sr. Winston Guy, sr. Mar. Neloms, jr. (CB in 2010) Taiedo Smith, sr. SPECIALISTS – 3 KICKERS Joe Mansour, soph. Craig McIntosh, jr. PUNTERS Ryan Tydlacka, sr. SNAPPERS none (Note: 2010 starters are listed in bold)

LETTERMEN LOST (24) Offense - 14 WIDE RECEIVERS Randall Cobb E.J. Jones Chris Matthews TACKLES Brad Durham

FULLBACKS Moncell Allen Greg Meisner Brian Murphy TAILBACKS Derrick Locke Donald Russell Defense – 9

GUARDS Marcus Davis Dave Ulinski CENTERS none TIGHT ENDS none QUARTERBACKS Mike Hartline Ryan Mossakowski Tyler Sargent 14

ENDS Nermin Delic DeQuin Evans Shane McCord TACKLES Ricky Lumpkin LINEBACKERS Jacob Dufrene Jewell Ratliff Antonio Thomas

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CORNERBACKS none SAFETIES Dakotah Tyler Greg Wilson Specialists – 1 KICKERS none PUNTERS none SNAPPERS J.J. Helton (Note: 2010 starters are listed in bold)

KENTUCKY FACTS GENERAL INFORMATION Location: Lexington, Ky. Enrollment: 28,000 President: Dr. Eli Capilouto (Alabama, 1971) Athletics Director: Mitch Barnhart (Ottawa, 1981) Faculty Representative: Joseph L. Fink III (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, 1970) Conference: Southeastern Conference, Eastern Division Nickname: Wildcats Colors: Blue and White (Blue PMS 286) Stadium: Commonwealth Stadium, constructed 1973, expanded 1999 Stadium Capacity: 67,942 Surface: Bermuda grass COACHING STAFF Head Coach: Joker Phillips Overall Record: 6-7, one season UK Record: same Assistant Coaches: Steve Brown, co-defensive coordinator/defensive backs Tommy Cook, graduate assistant/offense Jonathan Martin, graduate assistant/defense Tee Martin, passing game coordinator/wide receivers Rick Minter, co-defensive coordinator Greg Nord, special teams coordinator/tight ends Steve Pardue, running backs Randy Sanders, offensive coordinator/quarterbacks Chuck Smith, linebackers/recruiting coordinator Mike Summers, running game coordinator/offensive line David Turner, assistant head coach/defensive line 2011 SCHEDULE Sept. 1 vs. WKU (Nashville, Tenn.) Sept. 10 CENTRAL MICHIGAN Sept. 17 LOUISVILLE Sept. 24 FLORIDA Oct. 1 at LSU Oct. 8 at South Carolina Oct. 15 open Oct. 22 JACKSONVILLE STATE (Homecoming) Oct. 29 MISSISSIPPI STATE Nov. 5 OLE MISS Nov. 12 at Vanderbilt Nov. 19 at Georgia Nov. 26 TENNESSEE


THE STAFF

HEAD COACH

O

JOKER PHILLIPS

ne of Joker Phillips’ goals for the Kentucky football team is for his Wildcats to “play fast.” It’s a philosophy he embraces in coaching as well.

Phillips has been a bundle of energy since taking over the UK head coaching position on Jan. 6, 2010. From coaching to recruiting to the dozens of personal appearances he has made across the South, Phillips has been tireless in promoting the vision for his passion -- Kentucky football. The foundation of his fervor is easy to see. A native Kentuckian and former Wildcat player, Phillips is only the fifth Kentucky alumnus to become head coach of the Wildcats. Phillips’ appointment also has significance in that he is the Wildcats’ first African-American head football coach and only the second in the history of the Southeastern Conference. Phillips’ first act as head coach was to imprint his personal philosophy, “Operation Win,” on the team -- win on the field, win in the classroom and win in the community. Phillips’ energetic start has led to some positive results in recruiting and on the field, where Phillips became the first coach in Kentucky history to take a team to a bowl game in his first season. In addition, Phillips won more games than any first-year UK coach since Blanton Collier in 1954.

LED UK

TO

HIGHEST POINT TOTAL

IN

SCHOOL HISTORY

Prior to being elevated to head coach, Phillips was on the staff of Coach Rich Brooks from 2003-09, including the last five seasons as offensive coordinator. Named offensive coordinator before the 2005 season, Phillips made an immediate impact as Kentucky improved its scoring average and total offense in each of the first three years under Phillips’ direction. The yearly progression reached its zenith when Kentucky scored a

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school-record 475 points during its 13-game schedule in 2007, helping spark the Wildcats to a second-consecutive Music City Bowl championship. UK’s average of 36.5 points per game ranked 15th nationally. Total offense also was a highlight of the ’07 season. UK’s total offense of 5,764 yards was the second highest in school history. The average of 443.4 yards per game is fourth in UK annals. Phillips was nationally acclaimed following Kentucky’s 43-37 upset of No. 1 LSU. He was named National Coordinator of the Week by Rivals.com and the National Offensive Coordinator of the Week by the Master Coaches Survey. Phillips’ offensive style has shown flexibility and balance between the run and the pass. During his time as offensive coordinator, UK has had a 3,000-yard passer (André Woodson, who accomplished the feat twice), two 1,000-yard receivers (Keenan Burton and Steve Johnson) and a 1,000-yard rusher (Rafael Little, who reached the mark twice). Balance is shown by the fact that Kentucky led the SEC in passing yardage in 2007 while also rushing for 2,021 yards, 155.5 yards per game and 4.2 yards per attempt. All three rushing marks were UK’s best in a dozen seasons, since 1995. The ’07 season was the first time in school history that UK averaged at least 250 passing yards per game while rushing for at least 150 yards per game. As wide receivers coach, Phillips has mentored some of the best in school history – Burton, Johnson, Dicky Lyons Jr. and Derek Abney. With Burton, Johnson and Lyons leading the way, along with tight end Jacob Tamme and tailback Rafael Little, Kentucky was the only team in the nation in 2007 that had five players with at least 1,000 receiving yards during their careers. Phillips’ players have their names etched into the NCAA, SEC and UK record books.


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WHAT THEY’VE SAID AND WRITTEN ABOUT JOKER PHILLIPS Quotes from January, 2008, when Phillips was named head coach of the future. Quotes are from articles in the Lexington Herald-Leader, Louisville Courier-Journal, Danville Advocate-Messenger, The Cats’ Pause, KentuckySportsReport.com, Nashville Tennessean: • “Phillips’ credentials certainly scream head coach. He’s been an outstanding position coach, ace recruiter, master motivator and his (200607) offenses at UK have been a pair of the best in school history. (His) ability to connect with players, their families and coaches may be his greatest strength.” – Matt May, The Cats’ Pause Upon the recommendation of Coach Rich Brooks (right), UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart (left) named Phillips as the head coach of the future in Jan. 2008. With Brooks as head coach and Phillips the offensive coordinator, Kentucky is one of only five SEC schools that have gone to bowl games each of the last four seasons.

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After massive graduation losses from the ’07 squad – losing Woodson, Burton, Johnson, Tamme and Little to the NFL – Phillips showed his ability to adapt and adjust in 2008-09, turning in some of his most astute coaching performances. Injuries, inexperience and a disciplinary dismissal forced Phillips and quarterbacks coach Randy Sanders to juggle four QBs -- Mike Hartline, Randall Cobb, Morgan Newton and Will Fidler – in 2008 and 2009. Even though there was a rotation of players in the offense’s most important position, Phillips figured out a way to generate enough points to win seven games both seasons. Despite fielding a virtually new offensive lineup in 2008 and losing his potential starting quarterback on the first day of fall practice, Phillips still managed to finish in the top half of the SEC in scoring offense while helping the Wildcats win a third-consecutive bowl game. The 2009 season showed more of Phillips’ ability to adapt to a changing landscape. After five games, with Hartline as the starting quarterback, Phillips had the perfect balance he was looking for with 167.4 rushing yards and 167.4 passing yards per game. But when Hartline was injured and a true freshman stepped into the starting role, the Wildcats became tilted heavily toward the run. And, even though everyone in the stadium knew UK had become a runfirst offense, Phillips managed to keep the opponent off-balance and score sufficient points to win five of the last eight games, including ground-breaking victories on the road at Auburn and Georgia. For the season, Kentucky rushed for 191.2 yards per game and a 4.5 average per carry, the team’s best marks in 14 years.

ONE OF THE NATION’S TOP RECRUITERS, ACCORDING TO SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, RIVALS In addition to his coaching, Phillips also is a highly effective recruiter, as his straightforward, likeable personality earns the trust of young players and their families. He served as UK’s recruiting coordinator in 2003-04, giving up that post because of his additional offensive responsibilities, but continued to be deeply involved in recruiting. Phillips’ abilities in that area have become known across the country, as he has been identified as one of the nation’s top recruiters by SportsIllustrated.com and Rivals.com. Phillips has gained additional coaching experience by working postseason all-star games. He was the winning head coach in the 2005 Magnolia Classic. Following the 2006 season, he was an assistant on the winning squad in the IntaJuice North-South All-Star Game.

• “I just think it was a great move by the university and a great move for the program. Coach Joker was instrumental in my career. He knows how to go out and get players, and he recognizes how to get the best out of the players he brings in. You know the program will be in good hands because he cares so much about Kentucky football.” – All-SEC tight end Jacob Tamme, now with the Indianapolis Colts • “He has all the charisma a head coach would have. I’m glad Kentucky did what they had to do to keep him, because other people were going to keep coming after him. With Joker Phillips, they’re not just making a good minority hire. They’re making a great hire, period.” – Lou Holtz, longtime head coach and current ESPN analyst • “And when Phillips choked up Friday talking about his home state, and his hometown of Franklin, it reminded you of the Kentucky kids – Andre’ Woodson, Jacob Tamme, Keenan Burton, to name three – who helped turn the program around. They were Kentucky kids who wanted to be here, succeed here and build a foundation for success. Joker Phillips is one of those Kentucky kids. He’s a reason why right now, in football, Kentucky has a good thing going. It’s smart to take advantage of it.” – John Clay, Lexington Herald-Leader • “I felt like he was a guy I could really relate to. When he was recruiting me, he was really open and honest the whole time about me making the best decision for myself and not downplaying anybody else. He just played up Kentucky. I liked that.” – 2009 All-SEC defensive tackle Corey Peters • “Cats are smart to name Phillips future coach” – Louisville CourierJournal headline of a column by Rick Bozich • “There’s not a finer man than Joker Phillips. When he was a kid, he was never in trouble. He hung around the little league park to help kids when he was in high school. He was just a nice kid to be around. You knew he was going to be a good guy. I’m not surprised in the least that he has been this successful.” – Gary Moyers of the Danville Advocate-Messenger, who covered Phillips for the Bowling Green Daily News during the coach’s high school playing days • “Joker Phillips is one of the finest college football coaches I know. He’s a fine person, too. That’s why I believe the football program will be in fine hands once current coach Rich Brooks decides to leave the program on his own terms.” – Keith Taylor, KentuckySportsReport.com

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Phillips (third from left) was a player and assistant coach under Hall of Fame Coach Jerry Claiborne (left). “Do right, do your best and win,” said Phillips, when asked what he learned from the coaching mentor. Claiborne was known for his sound fundamental football and his high integrity.

Phillips returned to UK from South Carolina, where he coached the wide receivers under Coach Lou Holtz in 2002. Gamecock newcomer Troy Williamson earned SEC All-Freshman honors that year and went on to become the No. 7 pick in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Phillips also has coached at Cincinnati (1997-98), Minnesota (1999-2000) and Notre Dame (2001). At Minnesota, he guided All-Big Ten wide receiver Ron Joker Phillips completed his Kentucky Johnson, who went on to play for career as one of the top five pass the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens. In catchers in school history. He went on his year at Notre Dame, Phillips to play with the Washington Redskins placed two wideouts in the NFL, in the National Football League. Javin Hunter and David Givens. As a coach, nine of his teams have gone to bowl games, including UK to the 1993 Peach Bowl, 2006, ‘07 and ’09 Music City Bowls, the Liberty Bowl following the 2008 season and the BBVA Compass Bowl after the 2010 season; Cincinnati to the 1997 Humanitarian Bowl; and Minnesota to the 1999 Sun Bowl and 2000 Micronpc.com Bowl. Phillips is a native of Franklin, Ky., and was a three-sport standout – football, basketball and track – at Franklin-Simpson High School. He is married to Dr. Leslie Phillips, a professor at Georgetown College.

T HE J OKER P HILLIPS F ILE NICKNAME Joe “Joker” Phillips, Jr., was nicknamed “Joker” as a baby by his grandfather in order to distinguish him from his father, Joe Phillips Sr.

EDUCATION Franklin-Simpson High School, Franklin, Ky., 1981 University of Kentucky, bachelor’s degree in Advertising, 1986

ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE As offensive coordinator, Phillips guided UK to a school-record 475 points in the 2007 season. Phillips coached NCAA, SEC and UK record-setters such as quarterbacks Andre’ Woodson and Jared Lorenzen, running back Rafael Little and wide receivers Derek Abney, Keenan Burton, Steve Johnson and Dicky Lyons.

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Phillips is a familiar face around Kentucky football. He played at UK from 1981-84 and was on the football staff from 1988-96. As a player, Phillips helped lead the Wildcats to appearances in the Hall of Fame Bowl in his junior and senior seasons. He finished his playing days tied for fifth on the UK career receiving list with 75 catches for 935 yards and nine touchdowns. He went on to play a total of three professional seasons with the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (1985, ’87) and Toronto in the Canadian Football League (1986). Phillips began his coaching career at his alma mater as a graduate assistant in 1988-89. In 1990, he served as an assistant recruiting coordinator. He was a full-time assistant coach, in charge of the wide receivers, from 1991-96. In 1991, under Phillips’ guidance, wide receiver Neal Clark broke the single-season record for pass receptions with 47 catches. Craig Yeast, who became the SEC’s all-time leading receiver, played his first two seasons under Phillips in 1995-96.

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• Participated in football, basketball and track at Franklin-Simpson HS; all-state in football, playing quarterback and cornerback; all-region in basketball • Wide receiver at UK, finishing fifth on the school career receiving list with 75 catches for 935 yards and nine touchdowns • Wide receiver with Washington (NFL) in 1985 and 1987; Toronto (CFL) 1986

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CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, DEFENSIVE BACKS COACH

STEVE BROWN ow in his ninth season on the Kentucky staff, Steve Brown serves as codefensive coordinator and defensive backs coach. Brown has been coordinating the UK defense since 2007 and the Wildcats have significantly decreased points and yardage allowed. From 2007-10, UK allowed 24.6 points per game, the best four-year stretch of scoring defense in 17 years, since 1990-93. Also from 2007-10, the UK defense allowed 357.5 yards per game, the best

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four-year stretch of total defense in 20 years, since 1987-90. On a national basis, UK’s scoring defense has improved from 99th in the nation in 2006 (the year before Brown became coordinator) to as low as 35th in the country (2008). The Wildcats’ total yardage allowed has moved from 118th to as low as 40th (2008) in the same time span. UK has had at least one first-team All-SEC defender each season under Brown’s guidance. Cornerback Trevard Lindley was named secondteam All-America and ranks among the all-time Southeastern Conference leaders in pass breakups. He is now in his second season with the Philadelphia Eagles. In Brown’s four years as coordinator, 12 Wildcat defensive players have gone on to the National Football League. Prior to being elevated to defensive coordinator, Brown was the defensive backs coach from 2003-06 under former head coach Rich Brooks. As a 14-year playing and coaching veteran of the National Football League, and as a former player and coach under Brooks, Brown had been an obvious choice to join the Kentucky coaching staff in 2003. During Brown’s term as DBs coach, safety Muhammad Abdullah was named second-team All-Southeastern Conference for three consecutive years (2003-05). In addition, cornerback Antoine Huffman set the Kentucky career record for pass breakups (now broken by Lindley). In 2006, safety Marcus McClinton was one of the nation’s leaders in generating turnovers with four interceptions and five fumbles caused.

Brooks and Brown first became acquainted during the collegiate recruiting process, when Brown went to Oregon to play for the Ducks. He was a four-year letterman from 1979-82 as a defensive back and kick returner. He was a fouryear choice as All-Pacific 10, first team as a senior, second team as a junior, and honorable mention as a freshman and sophomore. He played in the Hula Bowl following his senior year. Brown was a third-round draft pick by the Houston Oilers in 1983. He played eight years for the Oilers (1983-90) as a cornerback and kick returner. He was named to the NFL AllRookie Team by Pro Football Weekly in 1983 and was chosen the AFC Defensive Player of the Week in the ‘85 season. Houston advanced to the playoffs in each of his final four seasons. He joined the San Francisco 49ers in 1991 but retired because of injury. After three years in private business, Brown returned to football when Brooks hired him for the coaching staff of the St. Louis Rams. Brown was a defensive assistant in 1995. He was promoted to cornerbacks coach in 199697, then was given responsibility for the entire secondary from 1998-2000. In the 1999 season, the Rams intercepted 29 passes, the fourth-highest total in franchise history, and Todd Lyght became the first Rams defensive back to earn a Pro Bowl berth in 10 years. The season was capped with a 23-16 win over Tennessee in the 2000 Super Bowl. St. Louis also qualified for the playoffs following the 2000 season. When Brooks called Brown again, this time to join the coaching staff at Kentucky, Brown was eager to rejoin his former coach. Brown and his wife, Michele, have two sons, Cole and Jared. Brown graduated from Oregon with a degree in English literature.

THE STEVE BROWN FILE NFL PLAYING EXPERIENCE 1983-90

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PASSING GAME COORDINATOR, WIDE RECEIVERS COACH

TEE MARTIN ee Martin, former National Football League quarterback and national championship QB at Tennessee, made a big impact in his first season on the Kentucky staff. On the field, Wildcat wide receiver Randall Cobb earned first-team All-America honors and was drafted by the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. Chris Matthews was a second-team All-Southeastern Conference pick after tying for the league lead in touchdown catches. Off the field, Martin made a huge impact in recruiting and was tabbed as one of the top-25 recruiters in the league by ESPN.com. In recognition of his accomplishments, Martin earned a promotion to UK passing game coordinator to go along with his duties as wide receiver coach. Martin will have to replace Cobb and Matthews in 2011 but has seven returning lettermen available for the task. Martin came to UK from the University of New Mexico, where he was quarterbacks coach during the 2009 season. Under Martin’s guidance, Lobo QB Donovan Porterie threw for 2,411 yards and 12 touchdowns. Prior to UNM, Martin was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at North Atlanta High School in the 2008 season. He was the QB coach and passing game coordinator at North Cobb High School (Kennesaw, Ga.) in 2007, helping the Warriors to a 10-1 record in the Class AAAAA ranks. Current Wildcat Matt Roark was the team’s senior quarterback that year and he completed 72.1 percent of his passes for 1,552 yards and 15 touchdowns. Roark was the Cobb

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County Player of the Year and honorable-mention all-state by the Georgia Sportswriters Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Martin also has been a coach for the Elite 11 Quarterback Camps (2007-08), Nike football

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training camps (2007-08) and the Nike Combine Tour (2008). He has mentored and evaluated more than 1,000 quarterbacks, including more than 30 Division I signees. He also created the “Dual Threat” Quarterback Camp and Academy in Atlanta in 2008. Martin began his coaching career as the passing game coordinator at Morehouse College in Atlanta during the 2006 season, when the Maroon Tigers had the top-ranked rushing, passing and total offense in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. In addition, Martin has some interesting experience as a member of the media. In 2007 and ‘08, he was a college football analyst for the Comcast Sports Southeast’s twice-weekly show “Talking Football.” He also did a weekly radio show about college football, “Hot Tee and Touchdowns,” on the ESPN affiliate in Atlanta, 680 AM The Fan. A native of Mobile, Ala., Martin was a fouryear letterman at Tennessee from 1996-99. After serving as a backup to Peyton Manning in 1996 and ‘97, Martin led the Volunteers to the 1998 national championship. The Vols’ 13-0 record was capped by a 23-16 win over Florida State in the Fiesta Bowl. Martin led Tennessee to another trip to the Fiesta Bowl following the ‘99 season. With current UK offensive coordinator Randy Sanders serving as his offensive coordinator and quarterback coach, Martin was named first-team All-Southeastern Conference as a senior. Martin is still tied for the NCAA record for consecutive completions in one game with 23 straight completions vs. South Carolina on Oct. 31, 1998. Martin was selected by Pittsburgh in the fifth round of the 2000 NFL Draft, beginning a sixyear pro football career. After two seasons with the Steelers, he went to NFL Europe in 2002, when he led the Rhein Fire to a league-best 7-3 record and a berth in the World Bowl. He returned to the NFL with the Oakland Raiders in 2003, then moved to the Canadian Football League and spent the 2004-05 seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Martin and his wife, Toya, have a son, Kaden, and a set of twins, daughter A’Yadra and son Amari. The former Toya Rodriguez is a recording artist with hit singles “I Do!” (2001) and “No Matta What (Party All Night)” (2002).


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CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR

RICK MINTER ne of the most respected defensive minds in football, Rick Minter has joined the Kentucky football staff as co-defensive coordinator. In his first season with the Wildcats, Minter is adding multiple defensive schemes to the 4-3 formation used primarily in recent years. Minter came to UK from Indiana State, where he spent one season as the linebackers coach. The Sycamores, who had a 2-54 record the five previous years before his arrival, improved to a 6-5 mark in 2010, as the ISU defensive unit ranked second in the conference in total takeaways. Minter spent the 2008-09 seasons as the defensive coordinator at Marshall. The Thundering Herd defense doubled its turnover rate in Minter’s first season, taking the ball away 14 times after gathering only seven turnovers the year before. He was the interim head coach for his last game at Marshall, guiding the team to a 21-17 win over Ohio in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl. Minter spent the 2005-06 seasons as the defensive coordinator for Notre Dame, a position he also held during the 1992-93 seasons. During his four years as defensive coordinator at Notre Dame, Minter helped lead the Irish to a 40-8-1 record with four prestigious bowl games, including two Cotton Bowl berths in the ‘92-93 seasons and appearances in the Fiesta and Sugar Bowls during his latter term. Minter made major improvements in the South Carolina defense in 2004 under legendary head coach Lou Holtz. The Gamecocks ranked

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20th nationally in total defense and 15th nationally in pass defense. Freshman free safety Ko Simpson earned second-team All-America honors and ranked third nationally in interceptions. As head coach at Cincinnati from 19942003, Minter won more games than any coach in UC history. He led the Bearcats to four postseason bowl games and was cochampion of Conference USA in 2002. His 1997 team finished 8-4 after a Humanitarian Bowl victory over Utah State, marking the first bowl appearance for Cincinnati in 47 seasons. Minter’s Bearcats went to three straight bowls in 2000-02. He was named C-USA Coach of the Year in 2001 by CollegeFootballNews.com. It was at Cincinnati that Minter and Phillips became well-acquainted. In 1997, Phillips coached wide receivers and in 1998 he coached defensive backs for Minter. Minter had several notable coaches on his Bearcat staff, including Phillips; current New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, who served as Cincinnati defensive coordinator; current Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, who was UC’s special-teams coach; current Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin, who was a defensive backs coach at UC; and Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher, who was an offensive coordinator at UC. During his first stint at Notre Dame, working under Holtz, the 1993 Irish defense helped the team to an 11-1 season and runner-up finish in the national championship race. Three of Minter’s defenders earned first-team All-America honors. The ‘92 Irish posted a 10-1-1 mark, won the Cotton Bowl and were ranked fourth in the final polls. Cornerback Tom Carter won All-America honors. During his first two seasons at Notre

Dame, Minter coached 21 defensive players who went on to play in the NFL. Prior to joining the Notre Dame staff, Minter served as assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Ball State for seven seasons, annually developing units that were ranked among the national leaders. Ball State combined for a 28-15-2 mark over his final four seasons from 1988-91, including a Mid-American Conference title and California Raisin Bowl appearance in 1989. During Minter’s seven seasons, Ball State produced nine All-MAC players on defense, including three-time MAC Defensive Player of the Year (1987-89) Gary Garnica. Minter also has collegiate coaching experience at New Mexico State, North Carolina State, Louisiana Tech and Arkansas, where he was a graduate assistant under Holtz in 1978. Born in Nash, Texas, Minter is a graduate of Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas. He was a three-year starter at defensive end at Henderson State, where he earned both his bachelor’s (1977) and master’s degrees (1978) in education. Minter is the father of two sons, Josh and Jesse.

THE RICK MINTER FILE COACHING EXPERIENCE 1977 1978 1979 1980-82 1984 1985-91 1992-93 1994-2003 2004 2005-06 2008-09 2010 2011-present

Henderson State Arkansas Louisiana Tech North Carolina State New Mexico State Ball State Notre Dame Cincinnati South Carolina Notre Dame Marshall Indiana State Kentucky

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SPECIAL TEAMS COORDINATOR, TIGHT ENDS COACH

GREG NORD former University of Kentucky player, alumnus and assistant coach under coaches Jerry Claiborne and Fran Curci, Greg Nord returned to UK in 2010 as special teams coordinator and tight ends coach. Nord’s challenge on special teams for the upcoming season will be to develop replacements for veteran punt and kickoff returners Randall Cobb and Derrick Locke. Fortunately, kicker Craig McIntosh and punter Ryan Tydlacka are back, along with many of the players who comprised the kick coverage units a year ago. Nord’s tight ends return intact for 2011. Despite playing mostly freshmen at the position, last year’s tight ends combined to catch 33 passes for 306 yards and two touchdowns. Jordan Aumiller was named to the SEC All-

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Freshman Team and also tabbed fourth-team Freshman All-America. Tyler Robinson, Anthony Kendrick and Nick Melillo also gained significant experience last season. Nord’s career path has returned to Lexington following stops at East Carolina, Georgia Tech, Louisville and Illinois. Nord had joined Illinois in the spring of 2010 as tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator after spending the previous 15 seasons at U of L. Nord was at Louisville from 1995-2009, serving at various times as assistant head coach, recruiting coordinator, tight ends coach and running backs coach. He helped the Cardinals advance to nine bowl games, including a championship of the 2007 Orange Bowl, and win three Conference USA championships and one Big East title. Nord’s tight ends at Louisville had remarkable accomplishments. Ibn Green earned AllAmerica honors in 1998 and ‘99 while setting the NCAA Division I career record for most pass receptions by a tight end (217). Ronnie Ghent became the first player in C-USA history to earn first-team all-conference honors for four-straight seasons. Ghent and three other Cardinal tight ends, Richard Owens, Gary Barnidge and Breno Giacomini, went on to play in the National Football League. With Nord serving as running backs coach in 2004, the Cardinals set school records with 3,005 rushing yards and 47 rushing touchdowns. Eric Shelton tied the school record that year with 20 rushing TDs and went on to play for the Carolina Panthers. In 2005, Michael Bush led the nation in scoring, was a first-team All-Big East performer and now plays for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders. Two more of Nord’s backs

also played in the NFL, Kolby Smith with Kansas City and Brock Bolen of Jacksonville. In 1997, Nord was coaching the running backs when Frank Moreau set an NCAA record by scoring four touchdowns in one quarter vs. East Carolina. Moreau went on to play in the NFL as well. Prior to Louisville, Nord spent three years (1992-94) as the running backs coach at Georgia Tech. He guided Dorsey Levens and William Bell, each of whom earned AllAtlantic Coast Conference honors and played professionally. Levens enjoyed an 11-year NFL career and earned All-Pro honors. Nord also coached the running backs at East Carolina in 1990-91, highlighted by a victory in the Peach Bowl following the ‘91 campaign. A native of Louisville, Nord played center, tight end and long snapper for the Wildcats from 1974-78 under Fran Curci. He was a three-year letterman and a member of the ‘76 Southeastern Conference championship team and the ‘77 squad that posted a 10-1 record. He entered the coaching ranks as a graduate assistant at UK in 1979-80. He was a parttime assistant in 1981, the same season that Joker Phillips arrived as a player at UK. Nord was promoted to full-time assistant in 1982 when Jerry Claiborne took over as head coach. Nord coached the running backs all eight years that Claiborne led the Cats, including a pair of appearances in the Hall of Fame Bowl. By the time Nord departed following the 1989 season, he had coached four of the top seven rushers in school history, Mark Higgs, George Adams, Marc Logan and Ivy Joe Hunter. All four went on to play in the NFL. Nord and his wife, Donna, have two daughters, Amy and Angie, and five grandchildren, Luke, Nolan, Gregory, Elizabeth and Colin.

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STEVE PARDUE teve Pardue, longtime head coach at powerhouse LaGrange (Ga.) High School, is entering his first full season as the Kentucky running backs coach after coming on board last December prior to UK’s bowl game. Pardue has a big challenge in 2010 following the departure of both starters from last season, tailback Derrick Locke and fullback Moncell Allen. Pardue joined LaGrange as an assistant coach in 1991 and took over as head coach in 1994. Over the last 17 seasons, Pardue collected 161 wins, including three Class AAA state championships. The Grangers won the state title in 2001 with a 14-0 record and took home backto-back state crowns in 2003 and 2004, featuring 14-1 and 15-0 records, respectively. LaGrange also won eight regional championships under his guidance. In addition to leading the program as head coach, Pardue coached the running backs for the last 16 seasons. Pardue received numerous honors through the years, headlined by a pair of citations: Class AAA Coach of the Decade by the Georgia High School Daily Report and the 2003 Wright Bazemore Award for All-Classification Coach of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Atlanta. He received multiple recognitions during the state championship seasons, including Class AAA Coach of the Year by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia Sportswriters Association, Touchdown Club of Atlanta and the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. He garnered the GACA Region Coach of the Year Award eight times, in 1996, 1997, 2000-04 and 2006. Phillips and Pardue became well acquainted on the recruiting trail as Pardue helped develop several outstanding players who went on to wear the Blue and White at Kentucky. The first LaGrange product at UK was Quentin McCord

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(1996, 1998-2000), who was recruited by Phillips and became one of the best wide receivers in Wildcat history, totaling 112 catches for 1,743 yards and 15 touchdowns. After returning to Kentucky in 2003, Phillips tapped the LaGrange pipeline often. Linebacker

THE STEVE PARDUE FILE COACHING EXPERIENCE 1985 1986 1987-90 1991-93 1994-2010 2011-present

Fayette County (Ga.) HS Albertville (Ala.) HS Crittenden County (Ky.) HS LaGrange (Ga.) HS LaGrange (Ga.) HS Kentucky

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Wesley Woodyard (2004-07) led Kentucky in tackles three straight seasons and earned firstteam All-Southeastern Conference honors as a junior and senior. Woodyard has played three seasons with the NFL’s Denver Broncos and is captain of the special teams. Another LaGrange linebacker, Braxton Kelley, played at UK from 2005-08 and led the team in tackles as a senior, marking the fourth straight year that a Granger paced the UK defense. LaGrange product DeMoreo Ford (2005-08) is best remembered for his 70-yard touchdown catch in the 2006 Music City Bowl. Former Grangers currently on the UK roster include starting defensive backs Mychal Bailey and Randall Burden, defensive lineman Tristian Johnson, linebacker Qua Huzzie, and kickers Joe Mansour and Patrick Simmons. Pardue sent numerous other players into the collegiate ranks, including players such as All-SEC linebacker Sam Olajubutu at Arkansas, South Carolina quarterback Blake Mitchell and Florida running back Skyler Thornton. Additional players signed with Georgia, Auburn and Mississippi State and several other schools. A native of Hopkinsville, Ky., Pardue played at Christian County High School under KHSAA Hall of Fame coach Fred Clayton. Pardue was an offensive lineman at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., and got his master’s at West Georgia College. Pardue began his coaching career as the offensive line coach at Fayette County High School in Fayetteville, Ga., in 1985. In 1986, Pardue coached offensive and defensive lines at Albertville High School in Alabama, before moving to Crittenden County High School in Marion, Ky., where he served as head coach from 1987-1990. He moved to LaGrange as an assistant for the 1991 season, coaching outside linebackers, as the Grangers won the state championship and were declared national champion by USA Today. He coached the offensive line in 1991-92 and was defensive coordinator in 1993. Pardue then took over as head coach in 1994. Pardue is married to the former Pamela Bennett of Goodlettsville, Tenn. The couple has two children, a daughter, Morgan, and a son, Chas.

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OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR, QUARTERBACKS COACH

RANDY SANDERS andy Sanders certainly has had an eventful five years with the Kentucky football team. As quarterbacks coach, Sanders’ guidance helped Andre’ Woodson develop from an inconsistent performer into one of the top quarterbacks in the nation. Seemingly overnight, Woodson blossomed as a player and a field general, leading the Wildcats to some of the most memorable victories in school history, including a pair of Music City Bowl championships. Along the way, Woodson led the Southeastern Conference in passing yardage, total offense, and touchdown passes, including an SEC record

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of 40 TD tosses in 2007. He earned All-SEC honors both seasons and was drafted by the NFL’s New York Giants. Sanders went back to square one in 2008. He did a masterful job of melding the inexperienced talents of then-sophomore Mike Hartline and freshman Randall Cobb into a capable tandem. The QB duo led the Wildcats to a thirdconsecutive postseason victory in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Sanders turned in another deft coaching performance in 2009. Hartline was the starting quarterback until going down with an injury in the fifth game. For the remainder of the season, Sanders juggled Cobb, seldom-used junior Will Fidler and true freshman Morgan Newton at QB. And, once again, the offense produced enough points to advance to a bowl game, along with ground-breaking victories at Auburn and Georgia. Hartline stayed healthy in 2010, enjoying a terrific season and finishing his career among the top five in school history in every passing category. Sanders has been offensive coordinator since 2009 and took on primary playcalling duties last

season. In his first year in that role, UK averaged 6.1 yards per play, second best in school history, and 406 total points ranks third in UK history. Prior to Kentucky, Sanders spent 22 seasons (1984-2005) as a player and coach at the University of Tennessee, including the last seven as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. He was named offensive coordinator after the 1998 regular season when David Cutcliffe became head coach at Ole Miss. Sanders’ first game as offensive coordinator was the 1999 Fiesta Bowl when the Volunteers defeated Florida State for the national championship. A native of Morristown, Tenn., Sanders was a quarterback on the Tennessee football team from 1984-88. He earned four varsity letters and was a four-year member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll. He remained with the team as a volunteer assistant coach, helping coach the quarterbacks, in 1989-90 under Coach Johnny Majors. Sanders was promoted to full-time assistant coach in 1991, working with the wide receivers in 1991-92. New head coach Phillip Fulmer named him running backs coach and recruiting coordinator in 1993. Sanders stayed in those roles through ‘98, recruiting the players that took Tennessee to the national title, before moving to offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach following Cutcliffe’s departure. While Sanders was on the Tennessee coaching staff, the Vols had a record of 162-46-2 (.776) and won four SEC championships and six Eastern Division crowns in addition to their national title. The Vols played in 16 bowl games, including four Citrus Bowls, three Fiesta Bowls, three Cotton Bowls, two Peach Bowls, and once each in the Sugar, Orange, Hall of Fame and Gator bowls. Sanders and his wife, Cathy, have two daughters, Kelly and Kari.

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CHUCK SMITH huck Smith enters his seventh season as the linebackers coach at his alma mater. Upon his arrival, Smith inherited a very young set of linebackers, a group whose development mirrored the progress of the team. In 2005, Wesley Woodyard ranked fourth in the Southeastern Conference in tackles and was named honorable-mention All-SEC. Braxton Kelley was an immediate hit at middle linebacker and earned Freshman All-America accolades. In ‘06, Woodyard was second in the league in tackles and earned Coaches’ All-SEC honors. Micah Johnson was chosen for the SEC AllFreshman squad. The 2007 season saw Woodyard lead the league in tackles, earn consensus first-team AllSEC honors and finish his career as one of the top-10 tacklers in school history. Kelley, Johnson and Johnny Williams continued the productivity in ‘08. Johnson was chosen first-team Coaches’ All-SEC and Kelley garnered second-team all-league laurels. Johnson and Sam Maxwell were second-team all-league picks in ‘09. Maxwell intercepted six passes, most ever in one season by a UK linebacker. Smith began to rebuild the unit last season. Danny Trevathan emerged as a first-team AllSEC linebacker, leading the league in tackles with 144. Smith’s unit has helped Kentucky advance to five-straight bowl games, including three wins. Woodyard, Kelley, Williams, Johnson and Maxwell all went on to sign contracts in the National Football League. Smith added the duties of recruiting coordinator in February, 2009. Smith’s organizational abilities, football smarts and likeable personality make him a natural for the responsibility. He also serves as director of the UK summer camps.

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Success is familiar territory for Smith, who is one of the most accomplished coaches in the history of Kentucky high school football. He came to UK from Boyle County High School in Danville, where he compiled a 142-33 record in 13 seasons. He built Boyle County into a juggernaut in the Class AA and Class AAA ranks, winning five consecutive state championships — a state record — from 1999-2003. Smith’s teams won the Class AA titles in 1999 and 2000 with perfect 15-0 records. Reclassification changed Boyle County to Class AAA in 2001, but that was no obstacle for the Rebels, as they won the crown with another 150 mark. The winning streak ended at 47 games (second-longest in Kentucky history) during the 2002 regular season, but Boyle County went on to win the state championship again. The 2003 team returned to perfection with a 15-0 slate and state title. Smith’s 2004 squad went 12-3, with a loss in the state finals ending the staterecord streaks of five consecutive championships and 29 straight playoff victories. Smith, whose teams were known for their work ethic and solid fundamental play, has been recognized frequently for his accomplishments. He was named the Kentucky Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations in 2003. He was chosen as the Kentucky Coach of the Year, covering all classifications, four times by the Louisville Courier-Journal (1999, 2000, 2001 and 2004) and by The Associated Press in 1999. He has won numerous other Coach of the Year honors for Class AA, Class AAA, and on the district and area levels. Two of Smith’s Boyle County players, tight end Jacob Tamme and kicker Taylor Begley, went on to great careers at UK. Tamme earned first-team All-SEC honors while Begley became one of the leading scorers in school history. Both players earned Academic All-America honors. Born in Louisville, Ky., Smith was an all-state linebacker at Jeffersontown High School. He was a UK letterman from 1978-80 as a linebacker

under Coach Fran Curci. Smith was second on the team in tackles as a senior with 133 stops and was third on the team in tackles his junior year with 95. Smith’s coaching career began as an assistant coach at Mercer County from 1983-86. His first head coaching position was in 1987 at Allen County, where he took over a losing program and posted a winning season in his only year at the school. He took over another struggling team at Campbellsville (1988-91) and orchestrated a turnaround, eventually guiding the team to a state playoff berth in his final season at the school. He left Campbellsville in 1992 to begin his record-setting stint at Boyle County. Smith and his wife, Jackie, have two children, daughter Nikki, who is married to Kasey Jolly, and son Brandon, who played quarterback at Western Kentucky University.

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RUNNING GAME COORDINATOR, OFFENSIVE LINE COACH

MIKE SUMMERS s a graduate assistant coach at the University of Kentucky in 1980-81, Mike Summers helped recruit Joker Phillips to play at UK. Three decades later, Phillips returned the favor by recruiting Summers to the UK staff as offensive line coach. It was an easy sell, as Summers -- a Lexington native -- was happy to return to his hometown when Phillips became head coach in 2010. The results were quickly evident last season. Despite having only one returning starter in the offensive line, the Wildcat power plant blocked for an offense that averaged 6.1 yards per play, the second-best mark in school history. The 406 total points rank third all-time in UK annals. Summers has the benefit of four returning starters in 2011. He also takes on additional responsibilities guiding the rushing attack as running game coordinator. Summers has been involved with dynamic offenses throughout his career. He returned to Lexington from the University of Arkansas, where he was the assistant head coach and O-Line coach in 2008-09. Arkansas led the SEC in scoring offense in ‘09 and was champion of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. One of his protégés, center Jonathan Luigs, was an All-SEC selection, a finalist for the 2008 Rimington Trophy and played for the Cincinnati Bengals. Guard Mitch Petrus was a first-team All-SEC honoree in ‘09 and is currently a member of the New York Giants. Summers got NFL experience with the Atlanta Falcons in 2007 and was the offensive line coach at the University of Louisville from

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2003-06. In his last year at Louisville, three of his linemen (Renardo Foster, Kurt Quarterman and George Bussey) earned first-team All-Big East Conference honors and center Eric Wood was a second-team pick. Summers’ line fronted a unit that ranked second in the nation in total offense (475.3 yards per game), seventh in passing (290 per game) and 12th in rushing (185.3). Two more of Summers’ linemen, Jason Spitz and Travis Leffew, earned identical honors with first-team All-Big East in 2005, first-team AllConference USA in 2004 and second-team AllConference USA in 2003. Foster, Spitz and Wood have played in the NFL while Quarterman, Bussey and Leffew either made active rosters or in-season developmental squads. Wood was a first-round draft pick and now starts for the Buffalo Bills. Summers’ 2004 line helped Louisville set a school record with 3,005 rushing yards and 47 touchdowns while allowing only 20 sacks and leading the nation in total offense and scoring offense. Louisville also set school records with 6,468 total offensive yards and 597 points scored. In Summers’ first season, the Cardinals reduced sacks allowed from 46 to 13 and set a then-school rushing record while ranking seventh in the nation in total offense and 10th in rushing. During Summers’ time at Louisville, the Cardinals won a Conference USA championship and a Big East title while playing in the Orange Bowl, Gator Bowl, Liberty Bowl and GMAC Bowl. Before Louisville, Summers spent two seasons at Ohio (2001-02), where his offense ranked No. 8 in the nation in rushing offense in 2002 (239.8) and No. 6 in 2001 (240.1). In 2000, Summers was the tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator at Oklahoma State. From 1996-99, he was assistant head coach and offensive coordinator at the University of

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the South (Sewanee), where his offense ranked as high as fifth in the nation in rushing and second in the conference in total offense during his four seasons. Summers was at Oregon State from 1991-95, where he was assistant head coach and offensive coordinator. He also was OSU’s recruiting coordinator in his first season. The Beavers led the Pacific-10 Conference in rushing four straight years and he was named the league’s top “Offensive Backfield Coach” in 1993. While at Northern Illinois from 1985-90, he coordinated an offense that established 51 school records and seven NCAA records. Summers began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Kentucky (1980-81) and Texas A&M (1982-84). The Lexington native is a graduate of Tates Creek High School and Georgetown College, where he played as a defensive back. Summers is married to the former Kathy Hall, daughter of legendary Kentucky basketball coach Joe B. Hall. They have a daughter, Amy Lawyer and son-in-law, Ben Lawyer.


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DAVID TURNER avid Turner, whose 25 years of coaching experience features 10 seasons at four Southeastern Conference schools, is in his second stint at Kentucky, serving as assistant head coach and defensive line coach. Turner loses two starters from last year’s line but returns four players, ends Collins Ukwu and

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Taylor Wyndham, along with tackles Luke McDermott and Mark Crawford, who have started at least five games in their careers. Turner returned to UK from Mississippi State, where he guided the defensive line from 2007-09. In his first season at MSU, he helped the Bulldogs to their first postseason appearance in seven years, a championship of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl. Three of his linemen, second-team All-SEC performer Titus Brown, Jesse Bowman and Cortez McCraney, went on to sign NFL contracts. Turner had another AllSEC honoree in 2009, Pernell McPhee, and a Freshman All-SEC player in Fletcher Cox. Turner joined the MSU staff after one season at the University of Alabama. He coached the Crimson Tide defensive ends during his lone campaign in Tuscaloosa. UA finished 23rd nationally in total defense in 2006 and advanced to the Independence Bowl. Prior to Alabama, Turner was the defensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at Vanderbilt from 2002-05. One of his linemen, tackle Jovan Haye, went on to the NFL and currently plays with the Tennessee Titans. Vanderbilt had a significant upgrade in talent level during Turner’s term as recruiting coordinator as he helped bring in the players for the Commodores’ eventual Music City Bowl championship in 2008. A native of Goldston, N.C., Turner also has worked in the Big Ten Conference at Minnesota (2001), where he worked with the defensive ends, and in the Atlantic Coast Conference at Virginia (1997-2000), where he coached defensive tackles and linebackers. He also was co-special teams coordinator in his final season. The Cavaliers played in the Peach Bowl,

Micronpc.com Bowl and the Oahu Classic during his term there. Turner began his collegiate coaching career in 1986 as an assistant at his alma mater, Davidson College. He worked with the running backs and tight ends over a two-year stretch. In 1988, he moved to North Carolina State, serving two years as a defensive graduate assistant. He worked with a Wolfpack unit that ranked first in the ACC in total defense in 1988 while playing in the Peach Bowl and Copper Bowl. He spent one year as the defensive line coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, helping the team to a 12-2 overall record while reaching the Division II national championship game. He also worked two seasons at James Madison, helping the Dukes to a 9-4 record and a berth in the 1991 Division I-AA playoffs. Turner returned to the Division I-A ranks in 1993. He spent two seasons as defensive ends coach at Kentucky, where he worked on the staff with Joker Phillips and helped the Wildcats advance to the ‘93 Peach Bowl. In 1995, he went back to N.C. State, coaching defensive ends and linebackers before going to Virginia in ‘97. Turner is married to the former Yvette Modica and the couple has two daughters, Bianca and Alexyia.

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GRADUATE / STUDENT ASSISTANT COACHES TOMMY COOK

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ormer Kentucky wide receiver Tommy Cook is in his second season as a graduate assistant at his alma mater. Cook will serve as a graduate assistant for the wide receivers and special teams. Cook’s duties include analysis of opponent film, preparing scouting reports, conducting “self scout” of UK tendencies, overseeing the scout team and assisting with recruiting. Cook was a wide receiver with the Wildcats from 2000-05, including a sixth year to complete his eligibility because of medical hardship. Cook's career totals included 74 catches for 951 yards and six touchdowns. He also assisted Coach Joker Phillips in coaching the wide receivers in the 2004 season while recovering from an injury. During his playing career, Cook earned a place on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll, was named to the UK Athletics Society of Character and was chosen for the ESPN “All-Mayday Team” in honor of players who show extraordinary toughness and determination. Having earned his bachelor's degree in kinesiology in 2004 from UK, Cook is working on a master’s degree in sport leadership. Prior to following his dream of becoming a Division I football coach, Cook spent four and a half years in the business sector in surgical sales. Cook is a native of Victoria, Texas, where he was a standout football and baseball player at Victoria High School.

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ormer South Carolina standout and Dallas Cowboy Jonathan Martin is in his first season as a graduate assistant for the defensive coaches after serving as a graduate assistant in the UK sports video department last season. Martin’s duties include analysis of opponent film, preparing scouting reports, conducting “self scout” of UK tendencies, overseeing the scout team and assisting oncampus recruiting. Martin was a defensive back at South Carolina from 1998 to 2002. During his career, Martin posted 239 tackles, 15.5 tackles-for-loss, three quarterback sacks, six pass breakups, two interceptions and six fumbles forced. While at USC, Martin won several awards, including the Rex Enright Captain Award and the Best Attitude Award as voted by his teammates and coaches. He was also chosen as the 14th best defensive player in history of the program. Martin, who earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, was a senior in 2002 when UK head coach Joker Phillips was an assistant coach for South Carolina. After a stint in the Dallas Cowboys’ training camp, Martin spent the next few years working as a sports talk radio host in Columbia, S.C., before returning to football in 2006 with the Roma Gladiatori in Rome, Italy. Martin served as a player-coach, helping to develop football in Italy. He held the same position with the Milano Rhinos in 2007. Martin moved back to the United States in 2009 as an assistant coach and head junior varsity coach for A.C. Flora High School in Columbia, S.C. A native of Columbia, S.C., Martin played his high school football at Richland Northeast High School, where he charted 51 touchdowns and compiled 5,000 rushing yards, leading the state in rushing in 1996 and placing second in 1997. He is currently working on a master’s degree in sport leadership. 28

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ormer NFL and Kentucky wide receiver Glenn Holt is in his first season as a student assistant coach for the Wildcats, working with the wide receivers. Holt, who played at Kentucky from 2002-05, totaled 88 career receptions for 810 yards and six touchdowns. He also scored two rushing touchdowns. In 2004 he was named the team MVP for catching 49 passes for 415 yards with three touchdowns on the year, including both touchdowns in UK's 14-13 comeback win over Vanderbilt. A native of Miami, Fla., Holt signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2006 and made his NFL debut against the Carolina Panthers later that season. In 2007, Holt recorded five receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown vs. the Cleveland Browns. In a game against the Buffalo Bills he returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, the second longest kickoff return in Bengals’ history. Holt finished the season with 16 receptions for 143 yards and a touchdown. His career receiving totals feature 20 catches for 172 yards and two TDs. Holt returned to UK in 2011 to complete his bachelor’s degree in sociology.

ANDRE’ WOODSON Student Assistant ormer NFL and Kentucky quarterback Andre' Woodson is in his first season as a student assistant for the Wildcats, working with the quarterbacks. Woodson, a native of Radcliff, Ky., played at UK from 2004-07. The three-year starter totaled 9,360 yards passing with 79 touchdowns en route to becoming one of the most prolific quarterbacks in UK football history. In 2006, he led the Wildcats to an 8-5 record and their first bowl win in 22 years with a victory over Clemson in the Music City Bowl. He was named MVP of that bowl game. Woodson not only led Kentucky but also led the SEC in passing yards with 3,515 and became only the second UK quarterback to throw 30 or more touchdowns in a single season. Woodson had a huge senior season in 2007, completing 63.1 percent of his passes (327 for 518) for 3,709 yards with 40 touchdowns and just 11 interceptions. The two-time All-SEC selection helped the Wildcats witness some of the most exciting moments in school history as UK notched its first win over a Top-10 opponent in 30 years with a dramatic comeback win over No. 9 Louisville. The Cats reached the Top-10 rankings for the first time since 1977 and the popular “ESPN GameDay” crew made its first visit to campus. UK also knocked off No. 1-ranked LSU – the eventual national champion – with a 43-37 triple-overtime thriller. The campaign was capped with another Music City Bowl win, this time over traditional power Florida State, and Woodson was again the MVP. Woodson broke Danny Wuerffel's SEC record for passing touchdowns in one season with 40 TDs. He also broke Jared Lorenzen's UK record of 78 career touchdown passes and held the NCAA record for consecutive pass attempts without an interception at 325 until it was broken by Russell Wilson during the 2008-09 seasons (379). In 2008, Woodson was drafted in the sixth round by the New York Giants and was later was signed by the Washington Redskins before returning to UK in 2011 to work on his bachelor’s degree in community communications and leadership development.

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STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACHES ROCK OLIVER

BRADY COLLINS

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ay “Rock” Oliver is in his second season as the director of strength and conditioning for the UK football team. Oliver's history includes terms in football and basketball on the collegiate and professional levels. Prior to his current stint UK, he spent six seasons as the associate strength and conditioning coach with the Cincinnati Bengals and has been the head strength coach with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association. On the collegiate level, Oliver has been the strength and conditioning coach with football and/or basketball teams at Kansas, Pittsburgh, UK, South Carolina and Memphis. He was previously at UK from 1989-92, working with the Wildcat basketball team. A native of Cincinnati, Oliver was a defensive back at Ohio State in 1980-81 before transferring to the University of Cincinnati. While sitting out the '82 season as a transfer, he became interested in strength training under then-UC Coach Mike Gottfried. When Gottfried moved to the University of Kansas in 1983, Oliver transferred to Kansas and began working as a strength and conditioning coach while completing his degree. He graduated in 1986. Oliver is married and has two grown children.

rady Collins is in his second season on the strength and conditioning staff for the University of Kentucky football and men’s basketball teams, helping in the daily workout regimens for each sport. He also served as the strength and conditioning coach for the 2011 NCAA national championship rifle team. Collins graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Otterbein College in 2009, majoring in health promotion and sports sciences with an emphasis in coaching and recently completed his master’s degree in kinesiology at UK. The native of Lewis Center, Ohio, served as an intern at Ohio State University and a certified public trainer at The High Intensity Training Center. While at OSU, Collins worked with 15 men’s and women’s sports programs, including the nationally ranked football and baseball teams. Collins, a certified member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, spent three years as a certified public trainer, helping implement specific individualized training programs for men and women of all ages. He also is a certified USAW Sports Performance Coach.

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TED LAMBRINIDES Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach ed Lambrinides, a long-time fitness professional with a broad range of experience in the field, enters his second season as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Kentucky. He works mainly with the football team. Lambrinides (pronounced lam-brin-EE-des), a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, did his undergraduate studies in business marketing and graduate studies in coaching and exercise science at The Ohio State University, where he began his career as a student assistant and graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach. After OSU, Lambrinides worked as director of education for two fitness companies, Nautilus Midwest and Hammer Strength Corporation. In 2001, Lambrinides began his own enterprise as owner and president of High Performance Training, Inc. His business has expanded to three training centers in the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area. He has been involved extensively in helping potential NFL players train for the league combine and other evaluation events. Lambrinides, a member of the NCAA Speakers Bureau, has been a consultant and guest speaker for a variety of topics, including strength training, conditioning and sports nutrition. His clients have featured NFL teams such as Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, Jacksonville, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Carolina; the Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors of the NBA; and several universities, including Boston College, Florida, Michigan, Michigan State, Indiana, Stanford, Marquette, Penn State, Navy and Army. Since 1991, Lambrinides also has been a lecturer and coordinator of the exercise science program at Thomas More College in Crestview Hills, Ky. Lambrinides and his wife, Kim, have two daughters, Kristin and Rebecca.

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SHOMARI MOORE Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach ormer Kentucky defensive back Shomari Moore enters his second season as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach for the University of Kentucky football team. Moore, a native of Camden, N.J., joined the strength staff in July of 2010 after serving one year as a personal trainer for LyonHeart Sports Academy in Lexington, Ky., which he co-owned with former UK wide receiver Dicky Lyons, Jr. He also worked on the strength and conditioning staff for the Cincinnati Bengals’ training camp in 2010. As a Wildcat from 2005-08, Moore saw action in 49 games with 11 starting assignments. He totaled 84 tackles at cornerback, including 3.5 for loss along with four interceptions and seven pass breakups. Moore graduated with a degree in family and consumer sciences from UK in 2008 and is currently working on a master’s degree in kinesiology and health promotion.

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FOOTBALL SUPPORT STAFF GABE AMPONSAH Senior Athletic Trainer abe Amponsah, a former graduate assistant at Kentucky during the 2006 and 2007 football seasons, enters his third season as senior athletic trainer. He works primarily with the Wildcat football team, including the evaluation and treatment of injuries along with the development and implementation of rehabilitation protocols. Amponsah, who was sought out by head athletic trainer Jim Madaleno when the position became available, returned to Kentucky after spending a year at Florida State, working with the Seminoles football team. Before graduating from UK with a master's degree in athletic training in May 2008, Amponsah completed his undergraduate studies in the same discipline at Duquesne University. He also served as an athletic training intern for the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers. Amponsah is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and in the state of Kentucky.

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DAVID ARMSTRONG Director of Football Administration avid Armstrong enters his first season as director of football administration at the University of Kentucky. In his role, he will assist the recruiting coordinator with all aspects of operations, organization and management of recruiting. Prior to accepting the position at Kentucky, Armstrong owned and operated SoutheastScout.com, a recruiting service for Mississippi and Alabama high schools and Mississippi, Kansas and Texas junior colleges. A native of Brentwood, Tenn., Armstrong was a four-year letter winner at quarterback for Western Kentucky University. As a senior, he led the Hilltoppers to a 9-4 overall record and an appearance in the quarterfinals of the 1988 NCAA Division I-AA Championship. Following his collegiate career, Armstrong spent two seasons as a graduate assistant at Northeast Louisiana before landing his first full-time coaching position at Austin Peay. With the Governors, he spent five seasons coaching the quarterbacks and fullbacks along with serving as the recruiting coordinator. Armstrong helped lead Austin Peay to the second-best pass offense in school history, while also setting a record for rushing offense in 1994 with 3,408 yards. After leaving APSU in 1997, Armstrong coached at Bainbridge High School, North Greenville University and Copiah Lincoln Community College as offensive coordinator and Greenville College as a defensive coordinator. Armstrong held several other duties at those stops, including health instructor, recruiting coordinator and the oversight of academics. After a three-year stint at Samford University, where he coached quarterbacks and helped with the kickoff return game, video coordination, academic and the summer youth camp coordinator, Armstrong earned his first head coaching position at Louisiana College in Pineville, La. During that year, the Wildcats led the American Southwest Conference in nearly every offensive category, including first in total offense and passing offense. Armstrong left Louisiana College after one season to serve a one-year term as offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator at East Mississippi Community College before a three-year stint with the same title at Hinds Community College. He left Hinds in February of 2009 to begin SoutheastScout.com.

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SHANE FANNIN Director of Sports Video hane Fannin is in his fourth year at the University of Kentucky as the Director of Sports Video. Prior to joining the UK team in 2007, Fannin owned and operated Digital Blue, a video production business. He also spent time as a member of WKYT-TV in Lexington. Fannin graduated from Morehead State University with a major in communications and a minor in marketing/ public relations. A native of Morehead, Ky., He is married to Ganan Fannin. The couple has three children, Clay, Cali and Ciah.

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GARY FOXWORTH Football Coaching Video Coordinator ary Foxworth enters his 15th year as Coaching Video Coordinator for the UK football team. Foxworth is responsible for staffing of the athletic video office as well as the daily video of the Wildcats’ practices. He also is responsible for video of all home and away football games and is the contact for the opponent video exchange and opponent film breakdowns. He also helps handle the numerous media requests for video highlights. In 2006, Foxworth received the SEC Video Coordinator of the Year Award by the Collegiate Sports Video Association. Foxworth joined UK from Eastern Kentucky University, where he was the production manager for the school’s media resources department for eight years. He earned a degree in broadcasting from EKU in 1989. Foxworth also was a student assistant for two years in the media resources department before joining the staff full-time upon his graduation. Foxworth is a Lexington native and a graduate of Lafayette High School. He and his wife, Kimber, have a son, Austin, and daughter, Jessica Ann.

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GREG GORHAM Sports Video Production Coordinator reg Gorham begins his first year as a member of the University of Kentucky staff as the Sports Video Production Coordinator. Prior to joining UK in May, Gorham was the founder/owner of KSN Media, a video production business, located in Lexington, Ky. He also produced projects for PGA of America, CBS Sports, Lexmark and co-produced the award-winning “Inside Kentucky Basketball: All-Access” before the 2008-09 season for the Big Blue Sports Network. From 2004-08, Gorham lived in Washington, D.C. where he served as a feature editor for the nationally syndicated “George Michael Sports Machine” while also editing “The Joe Gibbs Show.” Prior to moving to Washington, Gorham spent three years as a sports

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photographer/producer at WKYT-TV and 10 years in the same position at WLEX-TV in Lexington. Gorham is a native of Nashville, Tenn., where he attended Father Ryan High School.

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olan Jones enters his first season as director of football operations at UK. He assists head coach Joker Phillips in all daily football operations and administrative duties. Jones worked the previous five years as the director of football operations at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. He began at Northwestern in the spring of 2005 as its assistant director of football operations before being promoted to director of football operations in 2006. Prior to working at NU, Jones served as the director of football operations at Princeton (2004-05) and Eastern Kentucky (2003). He jump started his career path at Kentucky in 2002, serving as a football operations assistant under head coach Guy Morriss. A native of Dayton, Ohio, Jones was a first-team All-Ohio placekicker at Northridge High School. He began his collegiate career at Miami (Ohio). An injury, however, ended his kicking career before his freshman year. Jones then transferred to Eastern Kentucky, where he was an assistant coach in 2000-01 at Madison Central High in Richmond, Ky. He earned his bachelor's degree in sports management and a master's degree in sports administration from EKU. Jones currently serves on the American Football Coaches Association national committee for directors of football operations. He and his wife, Crystal, have two sons, Brycen and Parker.

TOM KALINOWSKI Equipment Manager om Kalinowski enters his 34th year as Equipment Manager for the Kentucky football program. Kalinowski, a native of Middletown, Conn., received his undergraduate degree from Kentucky in 1978. He had served as a student manager at UK, beginning in 1974 until his graduation. Kalinowski was named Head Football Equipment Manager in 1978. Kalinowski is a Certified Equipment Manager as designated by the American Equipment Managers Association. He has served on advisory boards for two equipment manufacturing companies, Shutt and Bike. He graduated from Xavier High School in Middletown in 1974. He was the student manager there for the football, baseball and basketball programs. Kalinowski and his wife, Vicki, have two sons, Ian and Cody.

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JIM MADALENO Director of Sports Medicine/Head Athletic Trainer Football im Madaleno enters his seventh year as Director of Sports Medicine at Kentucky, his 15th year as the Head Athletic Trainer for the Wildcats’ football team. Madaleno came to UK from Valdosta State University, where he was head athletic trainer from 1989-97 and also served as Assistant Athletics Director for Sports Medicine. Madaleno also worked as the undergraduate curriculum director for an athletic training education program that has been accredited nationally.

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Madaleno began his athletic training career as a student athletic trainer at Michigan State University, where he graduated in 1980. He was a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Florida State in 1980-81 and earned a master’s in the department of movement science. Madaleno first went to Valdosta State in 1982 with the inception of the school’s football program as the school’s first full-time athletics trainer. In 1985, Madaleno took an assistant athletics trainer’s position with the New York Giants. He was with the team when the Giants defeated Denver in the 1987 Super Bowl. In 1988, Madaleno joined the renowned Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic in Columbus, Ga. He specialized in high school relations and promoted the need for certified athletic trainers on the high school level. However, Madaleno missed the day-to-day relationships with athletes and the excitement of competition, so he returned to Valdosta State in 1989. In addition to his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, Madaleno is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and in the state of Kentucky. He is a native of Dearborn, Mich. Jim and his wife, Paddy, have two children, Kiley Ann and Ryan James.

AARON WASSON Director of Equipment Operations

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aron “Pooh” Wasson enters his second year as the director of equipment operations for Kentucky athletics and his ninth year at UK. As the director of equipment operations for UK, Wasson handles the management of UK’s Nike account, working directly with each coaching staff in UK’s 22sport intercollegiate athletics program. A native of Winchester, Ky., Wasson began as a student assistant in the football equipment room in 1996. In 2001, he was hired to lead the equipment responsibilities for the Lexington Horsemen of the National Indoor Football League. While a member of the Horsemen staff, Wasson interned at Kentucky, assisting in the operations of the football equipment room. That internship eventually led to a full-time position in 2003 as equipment manager of UK’s Olympic sports. From 2003-06, Wasson oversaw the daily equipment responsibilities of the baseball, softball and men’s and women’s soccer programs while assisting in the football equipment room. He was a part of the historic 2006 baseball season that resulted in the Wildcats winning their first-ever SEC Championship and being selected as a NCAA Regional host, another first for the program. Since 2006, Wasson has overseen the operations of the University’s exclusive athletic apparel and equipment contract with Nike. His responsibilities include the purchasing, receiving, inventory and budgeting of Nike apparel and equipment for all 22 sports as well as the administrative departments at UK. In addition to his responsibilities on the equipment staff, Wasson also assists in hosting NCAA and SEC championship events, including the 2006 NCAA Baseball Lexington Regional and the 2007 NCAA Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds in Rupp Arena. Wasson has a bachelor’s degree in organizational management and a master’s degree in sport leadership from UK. Wasson is married to the former Bonnie Menges and they reside in Lexington.

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Quaintance Clark

Lisa Ellis

Sandy Griffin

Carter Barfield

Matt Lentz

David Cozart

Aaron Hogue

Staff Support Associate

Administrative Support Associate

Staff Support Associate

Video Analyst Offense

Video Analyst Defense

Team Chaplain

FCA Area Director

MEDICAL SUPPORT TEAM

W. Scott Black, M.D.

Team Physician University Health Service

Rob Hosey, M.D.

Associate Head Team Physician

James Jagger, M.D.

Darren Johnson, M.D

Christian Lattermann, M.D.

Scott Mair, M.D.

Head Team Physician

Professor/Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery

Asst. Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Asst. Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Brian Wiese

Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer

GAMEDAY STAFF

Marcia Stone

Carl Nathe

Donnie Adkins

David Joest

Mike Fannin

Statistics Director

Public Address Announcer

Public Address Spotter

Scoreboard

Scoreboard Spotter

EQUIPMENT MANAGERS

Back row (L-R): Zach Albaba, Josh Estes-Waugh, Kent Churchman, Zach Bronger, Kyle Bryant, Kortez Wilson. Front row (L-R): Anthony Cadle, Kasey Churchman, Austin Marshall, Myles Poole, Jeffrey Poole, Ryan Studer

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Front row (L-R): Matt Bailey, Jerry Edmonds, James Nelson. Back row (L-R): Eric Haub, Marcus Dean, Tommy Davis, Dave Thomas Not pictured: Chuck Stivers, Josh Barnes, Evan Sears


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2011 PLAYER BIOGRAPHIES BRIAN ADAMS Wide Receiver, 6-4, 221, So-1L Gainesville, Ga. (South Forsyth) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010)

Split the spring between football and baseball but still showed enough on the gridiron to be listed as a starter going into August ... Turned in a big performance in the Blue/White Spring Game with seven catches for 121 yards and two touchdowns ... Has good speed and hands ... Plays outfield on the baseball team ... Sat out the 2009 football season while recovering from an unusual medical situation ... Had a blood clot and surgery in July, 2009 ... Adams credits UK athletics trainer Jim Madaleno for possibly saving his life with an astute diagnosis after an initial medical evaluation did not detect the condition ... Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the summer of 2009 but opted to attend Kentucky. 2011 (Sophomore - Baseball): Started in centerfield most of the season ... Batted .288 with eight doubles, one triple, two home runs, 13 RBI and nine stolen bases ... Continued to be an outstanding defensive presence. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman - Football): Played in 12 games at wide receiver and on special teams, catching three passes for 23 yards … Got his first career start at Mississippi State … Made one tackle in kick coverage. 2010 (Freshman - Baseball): Saw limited playing time while spring football was going on ... When spring drills ended, he emerged as the starting leftfielder for the final eight games ... Batted .472 with 17 hits in 36 at-bats ... Used his speed and hands to make several remarkable plays in left field. 2009 (Freshman - Football): Redshirted. High School: Primarily a quarterback in high school, he projects as a wide receiver on the collegiate level … Has excellent height and speed, having been timed as fast as 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Was a dual-threat quarterback at South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga. … Also saw playing time at wide receiver and defensive back … Missed most of his senior season because of an injury … Named all-county and second-team all-region as a junior … Rushed for 646 yards and six touchdowns while passing for 1,137 yards and six TDs … Also returned punts … Listed as the nation’s No. 55 quarterback by Scout.com … Coached by Wendell Early … “Brian is a great athlete, very talented with a great work ethic,” Early said … Also an outfielder in baseball, he was a two-year all-county selection … Helped lead his team to the finals of the state playoffs as a senior, finishing as the runner-up … Was a 45th-round draft choice by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2009 draft ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Athens, Ga. … Son of Keith and Karen Adams … Major is finance. Community Cats: Salvation Army bellringer (2009) ... Participated in events at Liberty Elementary School and Ashland Elementary (2010) ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (2011). Brian Says ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: playing football and baseball in the SEC ... The one thing I like most about football is: when I am on the field all the stress, distractions and problems disappear and all I think about is football ... Something people might not know about me is: I am a great cook and love tubing on the lake during the summer ... What I like most about my position coach Tee Martin is: his knowledge of not only football but also off the field advice with my finances and other

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decisions ... If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing MLB baseball in the minor leagues for the Reds.

Adams Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Wide Receiver

G-GS 12-1

Rec. 3

Yds. 23

Avg. 7.7

TD 0

Long 13

EDMUND ALLEN, JR. Tailback, 5-11, 194, Fr-RS Elizabethtown, Ky. (Elizabethtown) Came out for the team in spring practice … Coaches like his potential and feel he has the ability to develop into a contributor … Hard worker with a good attitude. 2010 (Freshman): Did not play football. High School: Was a three-year starter and letterwinner at Elizabethtown High School, where he helped lead the team to three consecutive appearances in the KHSAA 3A Playoffs … Best finish in the state playoffs came in his junior season when they advanced to the quarterfinals before losing to the eventual state champion … Team posted winning seasons all three years, including 10-3 his junior season … Played running back, outside linebacker and strong safety during his three years … Coached by Brad Todd … Also lettered in track and field for three years, running the 100- and 200-meter races … Received the Hardin County Youth Leadership Award and was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Strong student in the classroom, earning the highest GPA on the football team his senior season. Personal: Born in San Antonio, Texas … Son of Edmund Allen and Yalonda Allen … Plans on a major in biosystems engineering. Edmund Says ... When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Walter Payton ... The one thing I like most about football is: the pure love of football ... What I like about my position coach Steve Pardue is: his lame but still funny jokes ... If I weren’t playing football: I would be bored.

MICHAEL ARNOLD, JR. Free Safety, 6-2, 202, Fr-HS Louisville, Ky. (Christian Academy of Louisville/Fork Union Military Academy) Enrolled at Kentucky in the spring … Stationed at free safety and has good size for a defensive back … Impressed the coaches with his playing instincts … Has good athleticism and covers a lot of ground. Prep School: Played the 2010 season at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy … Coached by John Shuman. High School: Played high school football at Christian Academy of Louisville under head coach John Dryden … A three-year starter for the Centurions, where he helped lead the team to the state playoffs all three years, advancing out of the first round his sophomore and senior years … Played running back and defensive back, while also helping with the team’s


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kicking game and kickoff returns … First team all-district honoree his junior and senior season … Selected to play in the Kentucky All-Star Game … Played basketball for three years in high school as the team captain and shooting guard. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Parents are Mike and Denita Arnold … Plans to major in business. Michael Says ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: a lot of my friends go here and it’s close to home, but far enough away ... The one thing I like most about football is: being with teammates and the special times to share together ... Something people might not know about me is: I’m a good cook ... What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is fun and interacts with the guys a lot ... What I like about my position coach Steve Brown is: he’s easy to talk to and helps you learn more easily.

JORDAN AUMILLER Tight End, 6-4, 231, So-1L Danville, Ky. (Boyle County) R Freshman

All-America fourth team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2010) R SEC All-Freshman Team by SEC coaches (2010) One of five returnees with game experience at tight end ... Developed into a reliable contributor in his first season at tight end ... Has good height and hands ... Redshirted as a linebacker before moving to tight end in the spring of 2010. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games, including eight starting assignments ... Totaled 18 catches for 193 yards and one touchdown … Picked fourth-team Freshman All-America by Phil Steele’s College Football ... Voted to the SEC All-Freshman Team by league coaches … Had season highs with three catches for 55 yards vs. Akron, including a 35-yard reception that was his longest of the year ... Also caught three passes vs. Georgia ... Snagged his first collegiate touchdown on a six-yard catch vs. Auburn ... Caught two passes for 23 yards against Louisville, none bigger then a 19-yard reception with time running out in the fourth quarter. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted as a linebacker ... Scout Team Player of the Week twice during the season. High School: Showed his versatility by playing tight end, quarterback, linebacker, safety and punter during his career at Boyle County High School in Danville, Ky. … Could end up on either side of the ball as a collegian … First-team all-state as a junior and senior by the Louisville Courier-Journal … Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the state’s top-22 seniors … Helped lead Boyle County to a 13-1 record and the state semifinals as a senior … Career totals at tight end include 53 pass receptions for 829 yards, a 15.6-yard average per catch, and 10 touchdowns … Had 10 interceptions in his career on defense … Completed 66.3 percent of his passes for 1,055 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior quarterback … Rushed for 335 yards and three TDs … Coached by Larry French and Chris Pardue … “Jordan is a quality individual, intelligent, who works extremely hard and leads by example,” French said. “He gives 110 percent on every play and is very coachable.” … The No. 12 prospect in Kentucky by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 66 tight end in the country by Scout.com … An all-area honoree in basketball … Honor-roll student who was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Pasadena, Calif. … Son of John and Jan Aumiller … John played football at Penn State … Major is kinesiology.

Jordan Says ... My ideal vacation spot is: Montana or the beach ... If I could be on any reality TV show I would choose: River Monsters ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: playing in the SEC... The one thing I like most about football is: winning, especially as the underdog ... What I like about my position coach Greg Nord is: he is intense and cares about us.

Aumiller Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Tight End

G-GS 13-8

Rec. 18

Yds. 193

Avg. 10.7

TD 1

Long 35

2010 Opponent at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee Totals

Rec. 2 2 3 0 1 2 1 3 2 2 0 0 18

Yds. 23 26 55 0 2 13 1 39 11 23 0 0 193

TD 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Long 19 20 35 0 2 7 1 15 7 15 0 0 35

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MYCHAL BAILEY Safety, 6-0, 194, Sr-1L LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange/Southwest Mississippi Community College) Sat out much of the spring in order to concentrate on his studies ... The starting free safety last season, he hopes to reclaim his regular role in August ... A linebacker during his high-school and junior-college careers, he made a quick adjustment to the defensive backfield after arriving in August, 2010 ... Has upside for significant improvement now that he has a year’s experience in the secondary ... Also contributes in kick coverage ... Has good speed. 2010 (Junior): Played in all 13 games, including 12 starts ... Fourth on the team with 58 tackles, including one tackle for loss ... Opened his UK career with a bang, grabbing an interception in the season-opening win at Louisville ... Made his second interception of the year against Tennessee, making a great play in UT’s endzone that possibly saved a touchdown ... Had a season high in stops in back-to-back games, making eight tackles at Ole Miss, followed by nine vs. Auburn ... Led or was tied for the team lead in tackles vs. Florida and WKU with six. Junior College: Originally signed with Kentucky in Feb. 2007, he joined the Wildcats from Southwest Mississippi Community College … Secondteam All-America during his sophomore season, also first-team all-state and all-region … Two-year totals include 161 tackles, two fumbles caused, two fumble recoveries, two pass breakups, three interceptions, 7.5 quarterback

sacks and four tackles for loss … Played linebacker at SW Mississippi … Timed as fast as 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash … His speed also is reflected in the fact that he returned kickoffs in junior college, including an 84-yard return for a touchdown … Coached by Charles Anthony … “Mychal was, by far, our best player,” Anthony said. “He was our fastest and most explosive player. He has outstanding intensity, competitiveness and work ethic.” High School: First-team all-state as a high-school senior as selected by the Georgia coaches association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Played linebacker on defense and also saw action as a wingback on offense … Four-year letterman and two-year starter for LaGrange (Ga.) High School … Continues the tradition of Grangers at UK, joining current Wildcats Randall Burden, Qua Huzzie, Tristian Johnson, Joe Mansour and Pat Simmons … Totaled 118 tackles as a senior, 19 tackles for loss, including 11 quarterback sacks, two caused fumbles and three fumble recoveries … Also returned eight kickoffs for a sparkling 44.4-yard average, including two runbacks for touchdowns … Won the “Golden Helmet Award” as his team’s most valuable player his senior year … Part of the LaGrange juggernaut that won two state championships during his four years on the varsity and lost to the eventual state champ the other two seasons … Coached by Steve Pardue … “Mychal is a game-changer on offense, defense or special teams,” Pardue said. “He has tremendous speed and bigplay ability.” ... Joined the track team his junior and senior years … Competed in the long jump, triple jump, 100- and 200-meter dashes and two relays … Won the regional in the long jump and was second in the triple jump as a junior. Personal: Born in Valley, Ala. … Son of Willie R. Bailey and Marguerite Bailey … Name is pronounced the same as “Michael” … A cousin of Braxton Kelley, former UK linebacker who spent two years with the Denver Broncos … Major is psychology. Mychal Says ... Favorite home-cooked meal is: Anything mom and grandma cooks ... When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: my big brother ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: the regular students ... Something people might not know about me is: I am actually a gymnast and also I love baseball ... What I like about my position coach Steve Brown is: he teaches you everything you need to know and loves to teach you, plus he’s funny.

Bailey Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Safety

G-GS 13-12

Tackles Int-Yds. TFL-Yds. 58 2-0 1-3

FC 0

FR 0

PBU 2

Bailey Game-by-Game Statistics 2010 Opponent at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

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Tackles Int-Yds. 5 1-0 6 0 1 0 6 0 8 0 9 0 3 0 3 0 2 0 3 0 6 0 3 1-0 3 0 58 2-0

TFL-Yds. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1-3 0 0 0 1-3

FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PBU 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2


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MIKIE BENTON Free Safety, 5-11, 204, Jr-1L Russellville, Ky. (Russellville) Moved from cornerback to free safety during the spring ... Capable walk-on began earning playing time last season at cornerback and on special teams ... Provides quality depth in the defensive backfield ... Has a reputation for his attitude in practice and a phenomenal work ethic ... Scout Team Player of the Week three times during his career. 2010 (Sophomore): Played in eight games, giving UK depth at cornerback. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see game action ... Scout Team Player of the Week twice during the season, prior to UK’s wins over Louisville and Georgia. 2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Scout Team Player of the Week for special teams in preparation for the win over Arkansas. High School: Two-way starter for three seasons at Russellville High School ... Played multiple offensive back positions and roamed the defensive backfield as a cornerback and free safety … First-team Sky Conference defensive back as a senior after honorable-mention conference honors as a junior … Selected to Kentucky’s East/West AllStar Game … Totaled 38 tackles, three interceptions and 11 pass breakups on defense as a senior … As a running back, gained 749 yards on 76 carries scoring 14 touchdowns … At quarterback, completed 37 of 76 attempts through the air for 852 yards and 14 touchdowns … Coached by John Meyers … A four-year letterman on the track team, competing in the 110-meter hurdles and triple jump and holds the school record for each event … Back-to-back Kentucky state champion in 110-meter hurdles in 2007 and 2008 ... State runner-up in the triple jump as a senior ... Also played basketball for three seasons at shooting guard and small forward ... In the classroom earned the 2007 President’s Award for Academic Excellence and was named Academic All-State during his final two years ... Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the school’s peer mentor group ... Chose Kentucky over Notre Dame and Western Kentucky track and field scholarship offers. Personal: Born in Russellville, Ky. … Son of Michael and Bettye Benton … Major is agricultural economics. Community Cats: Participated in the Relay for Life (2010) and visited patients at the Veterans Administration Hospital (2011). Mikie Says ... When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Deion Sanders … The one thing I like most about football: is aggravating my opponent … Something people might not know about me is: I’m the best NBA 2k11 player in the world … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s from close to my hometown and we always talk about the Russellville vs. Franklin rivalry … What I like about my position coach Steve Brown is: he is honest and pretty funny.

ED BERRY Wide Receiver, 6-0, 157, So-Sq Eminence, Ky. (Eminence) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010)

Got his first collegiate action last year and hopes to earn more in the coming season ... Joined the team in the fall of 2009 … One of the top pass catchers in Kentucky high

school history, he has outstanding hands … Also has shown the ability to beat coverage and get open deep ... Caught a 37-yard pass in a spring scrimmage ... Known for his excellent effort … Has earned Scout Team Player of the Week six times during his career ... Continued development in the weight room will be a key to his improvement. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played his first collegiate game in the win over Western Kentucky … Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Mississippi State game and Special Forces Scout Team Player of the Week three times during the season. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted … Earned Scout Team Player of the Week honors in successive weeks prior to UK wins over Eastern Kentucky and Vanderbilt. High School: Four-year starter for the Eminence Warriors, seeing time at wide receiver, quarterback, running back, safety and cornerback … Racked up a total of 21 touchdowns and more than 2,100 all-purpose yards as a senior … Third-team all-state as a senior by the Louisville Courier-Journal … Named the Pioneer Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player and was the conference Wide Receiver of the Year as a senior … Named to the all-district team as both a junior and senior … Named conference Defensive Back of the Year as a sophomore … Ranks fifth all-time in Kentucky high school history in both career receptions (193) and career receiving yardage (3,101) … Eighth in state history in touchdown receptions (39) … Earned five letters in basketball, four in track and field and two in baseball during his stellar high school career … Named to the all-region team in basketball as a junior and senior … All-region baseball team member as senior ... Named “Mr. Eminence High School” for his all-around academic and athletic success … Valedictorian of his senior class … Member of the Academic All-State team … Participated in multiple student activity roles, including class president … Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Beta Club and Future Business Leaders of America. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Ed and Tish Berry … Major is management … A cousin, Buddy Berry, played football at UK in the 1990s … Another cousin, Brandon Berry, played collegiate golf at Eastern Kentucky. Community Cats: Participated in the “Gameday Ready” football clinic for the Birmingham Boys and Girls Clubs (2011). Ed says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Jerry Rice … The coolest thing about being at UK is: all the great people that go here … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his personality and kindness towards the players because he really cares for us … What I like about my position coach Tee Martin is: that he just seems like one of the boys. You can always hang with him.

AARON BOYD Wide Receiver, 6-4, 217, Jr-1L Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) Has big opportunity to earn playing time this season following the departure of starting receivers Chris Matthews and Randall Cobb ... Has shown the ability to compete for balls and make the catch ... Brother of former UK and NFL quarterback Shane Boyd ... Has played in 15 games, including one start ... Extremely active in community service, see list at bottom of bio. 2010 (Sophomore): Played in four games. 2009 (Sophomore): Redshirted.

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2008 (Freshman): Played in 11 games, including a start in the win over Arkansas ... Top game was three catches for 16 yards vs. Western Kentucky ... Caught a 16-yard pass at Florida. High School: The No. 1 prospect in Kentucky by Rivals.com and Scout.com … One of the nation’s top-40 wide receivers by both services, and rated the No. 18 player in the Midwest by Scout.com … Caught 55 passes as a senior, good for 1,157 yards and 15 touchdowns … First-team all-state by The Associated Press … Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” and “Kentucky Tremendous 26” listing of the top seniors in the state … Named to the all-city team as a junior, snagging 39 balls for 730 yards and five touchdowns … Also saw action as a defensive back … Helped lead Henry Clay HS to a 35-6 record over his last three seasons, including trips to the state semifinals as a sophomore and junior … Coached by Sam Simpson … Played basketball five years on the varsity level … Member of the Henry Clay team that advanced to the Kentucky Sweet 16 state tournament as a freshman … Named to all-district and allregion teams, along with honorable-mention all-state … McDonald’s All-America nominee … Also participated one year in track in the jumping events. Personal: Born in Boston, Mass. … Son of Scherer Boyd … Nephew of Glenn Boyd … Brother of former Wildcat quarterback Shane Boyd (UK 2001-04), who played for the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals and Houston Texans … Major is international studies. Community Cats: Guest visitor at UK Children’s Hospital (2008, 2009) ... Participated in Read Across America (2009) and events at a children’s camp (2009), the UK Hospital Dance Blue fundraiser, the Boy Scouts and Ashlane Elementary School (2010) ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (2011). Aaron says … Favorite home-cooked meal is: anything my family cooks … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: my brother Shane … My ideal vacation spot is: Europe … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is like an uncle to me … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: traveling the world.

Dual-threat quarterback completed 55.5 percent of his passes for 1,731 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior while rushing for 1,340 yards and 26 TDs … Set school single-season and career records for completions, passing yards and touchdown passes … Completed 57.7 percent of his passes during his career, good for 5,519 yards and 56 touchdowns … Rushed for 2,259 yards and 40 TDs during his career … Also played strong safety, kicker and punter … First-team all-conference as a junior and senior, second team as a sophomore … Listed as the nation’s No. 34 tight end by Scout.com … The No. 119 overall prospect in the six-state Midwest area by SuperPrep … “A terrific all-around athlete with a live arm, great feet and good leadership skills,” wrote recruiting analyst Tom Lemming on MaxPreps.com … Coached by Travis Moyer … “Tyler is a dual-threat quarterback who can hurt you with his legs and his arm,” Moyer said. “He is very intelligent and will be valuable as a true student-athlete.” … Teammate of current Wildcat Teven Eatmon-Nared … Also an all-conference performer in basketball … Valedictorian of his senior class graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average … Vice-president of the senior class … Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born in Tiffin, Ohio … Name is pronounced “BROW-zee” … Son of Bryan and Sue Brause … Major is kinesiology. Tyler says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Brett Favre … The coolest thing about being at UK is: how passionate the fans are … Something people might not know about me is: I was born on the 4th of July … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he has been in our shoes and relates well to us … What I like about my position coach Chuck Smith is: he likes to joke around sometimes.

NIK BRAZLEY Wide Receiver, 5-9, 170, Sr-1L Louisville, Ky. (Male) Earned his first game action last season as a specialteams player ... Finished the spring as a regular on the punt-return team ... Made the team in 2007 as a walk-on wide receiver ... Showed good effort and

Boyd Career Statistics Year Position 2008 Wide Rec. 2010 Wide Rec. Totals

G-GS 11-1 4-0 15-1

Rec. 5 0 5

Yds. 46 0 46

Avg. 9.2 0 9.2

TD 0 0 0

Long 16 0 16

TYLER BRAUSE Linebacker, 6-4, 230, Fr-RS Sycamore, Ohio (Wynford) Came to Kentucky as a quarterback, he moved to strongside linebacker midway through the 2010 season ... Adapted quickly to the new position and shows good potential ... Has good size and his QB background is an obvious asset in understanding offensive schemes ... Mentally tough, physical player. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirt season ... Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Auburn game. High School: Big quarterback who has the size and athletic ability to play multiple positions … First-team all-state in Division VI by The Associated Press and also named Division VI Offensive Player of the Year … Second-team all-state by OhioVarsity.com … Led Wynford HS to a 12-1 record and the third round of the state playoffs as a senior …

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attitude in practice. 2010 (Junior): Saw action in a total of 10 games, mostly on special teams … Was the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Louisville, Florida, South Carolina and Charleston Southern games, while also being named the Special Forces Player of the Week for the Western Kentucky game. 2009 (Sophomore): Continued his dedicated work in practice. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in UK’s junior-varsity win over Fork Union Military Academy and had a five-yard punt return. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted … Scout Team Player of the Week twice during the season. High School: A three-year letterwinner and one-year starter for Male High School in Louisville … Team compiled a 30-6 record during his career and advanced to the state playoffs each season … District champions in 2006 … As a senior had 16 catches for 352 yards … Best game was five catches for 120 yards against Trinity as a senior … Named the team’s most outstanding receiver after his senior campaign … KHSAA Sweet 16 Athletic Scholarship winner … Coached by Bob Redman … Three-year letterwinner on the track team … Track team won the Class AAAA state championship in 2007 … Competed in nine different events … Member of the Black Achievers, Youth Council, Art Club and a Peer Tutor … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Carl and Jan Brazley … His


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father, Carl, played football for Western Kentucky and in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers … Major is family science. Community Cats: Participated in a Valentine’s Day event at UK Children’s Hospital (2008) ... Took part in events at Ashland Elementary (2010) and as a mentor at Leestown Elementary (2011) ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Lexington Veterans Administration Hospital (2011). Nik says … The one thing I like most about football is: the moment when you’re on the field right before the play starts and the crowd goes quiet and it’s just you and your opponent and nothing else matters … Something people might not know about me is: out of high school I almost went to art school to double major in animation and music production … What I like about Coach Phillips is: that he never gives up and always fights to the end … What I like about my position coach Tee Martin is: personality and that he is like a coach, a friend, and a mentor all in one … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: a music producer.

KYLE BUDDE Long Snapper, 6-6, 225, Fr-RS Mason, Ohio (Princeton) Came out for the team in spring practice … Playing as both a placekick and punt snapper … Has strong work ethic and showed steady improvement throughout the spring … Has the athleticism to be an asset in punt coverage. Freshman (2010): Did not play football. High School: Two-year letterwinner and starter at Princeton High School in Cincinnati, Ohio … Played tight end, defensive end and long snapper for the Vikings … Coached by Bill Leach … Also was a strong basketball player, lettering two years as a forward … Helped the team to the state finals in 2009 when they finished as state runners-up … Awarded to the Student Leadership Team in 2010 and a member of the Key Club. Personal: Born in Cincinnati, Ohio … Son of Richard and Colleen Budde … Plans on a major in business. Kyle says … Favorite college course so far is: Philosophy 130 … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Jerry Rice … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the Greek life is fun, football and basketball games, and Keeneland … The one thing I like most about football is: feeling on gameday when all of your hard work pays off … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is easy to talk to and can relate.

MICHAEL BURCHETT Quarterback, 6-2, 205, Fr-RS Prestonsburg, Ky. (Prestonsburg) Made the team in the fall of 2010 … Has shown a good passing arm and athleticism … Very intelligent player with great attitude in practice.

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Freshman (2010): Redshirted. High School: Very successful career as a quarterback at Prestonsburg High School, where he guided the team to two district championships and one regional championship … Was brilliant his senior season, completing over 65 percent of his passes (185-of-284) for 3,142 yards and 39 touchdowns … Showed the ability to scramble as well as throw downfield with 429 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns … Best game of his career came against Breathitt County where he completed 28-of-41 passes for 300 yards and two touchdowns passing and two touchdowns rushing … Earned an extensive list of honors during high school, including: District Player of the Year, WYMT Mountain Player of the Year, Pikeville Medical Player of the Year, Kentucky High School Game Night Player of the Year, Lexington Herald-Leader Class of the Commonwealth, honorable-mention all-state by The Associated Press and the Louisville Courier-Journal and a Mr. Football candidate, all in 2009 … Coached by John DeRossett … Also a four-year letterwinner in basketball, where he was named all-conference and all-district all three seasons … Also honored as District Player of the Year, Citizens Bank Player of the Year and all-region his senior year in basketball … Involved off the field as well as vice president of the National Honor Society and valedictorian … Also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Prestonsburg, Ky. … Parents are Blake and Rebecca

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Burchett … Major is undecided. Michael says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Tim Couch … The coolest thing about being at UK is: having family and friends so close and growing up as a huge UK fan … The one thing I like most about football is: 11 people working together to achieve a common goal … What I like about my position coach Randy Sanders is: his hilarious stories … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing basketball at a smaller school.

CHANDLER BURDEN Offensive Tackle, 6-4, 313, Sr-3L Blue Ash, Ohio (La Salle) Returning starter at left tackle ... Missed the BBVA Compass Bowl because of shoulder surgery but was able to return to full contact in the spring ... His transition from defensive end to offensive tackle last season went very well ... Played his first two years at defensive end ... Has outstanding strength ... Has played in 31 games with 14 starts. 2010 (Junior): Played 12 games, starting 11 ... UK ranked fourth in the SEC in total offense and second in fewest quarterback sacks allowed. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games at defensive end ... Started against Miami, South Carolina and vs. Clemson in the Music City Bowl ... Totaled nine tackles ... Made a career-high five stops against Alabama, including a tackle for loss. 2008 (Freshman): Played in six games as a reserve defensive end and on special teams. High School: Athletic lineman who also won state championships in track and field … Played both offense and defense at La Salle HS in Cincinnati, Ohio … Two-year member of the highly competitive Greater Catholic League in the Cincinnati area … Honorable-mention All-Southwest Ohio as a senior … Played nose tackle and end while on defense … Has been timed below 5.0 in the 40-yard dash, an excellent clocking for a lineman … Named to an “All-Combine Team” in Cincinnati, an event which featured players from multiple states … Coached by Tom Grippa … Won the state championship in the shot put and discus throw as a senior, competing in the largest classification in Ohio … Best discus throw was 192 feet, 6 inches … Top shot put was 61 feet, 2½ inches … Advanced to the state meet and finished in the top 10 in both events as a junior … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Hamilton, Ohio … Son of Chris Burden and Lynette Burden … Has several relatives who live in the Lexington area and already were Kentucky fans … Major is history. Chandler says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Barry Sanders … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the fans … The one thing I like most about football is: the competition. I love being challenged and playing against the best … What I like about my position coach Mike Summers is: that he expects nothing less than perfection. He keeps me at the top of my game … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: racing NASCAR.

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Position Def. End Def. End Off. Tackle

G-GS 6-0 13-3 12-11 31-14

Tackles Sacks-Yds. TFL-Yds. 0 0 0 9 0 0.5-1 0 0 0 9 0 0.5-1

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FC 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0

PBU 0 1 0 1

RANDALL BURDEN Cornerback, 6-0, 171, Sr-3L LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) Two-year starter at cornerback ... Has shown steady improvement in his coverage ability throughout his career ... Continuing the recent tradition of outstanding Wildcats from LaGrange (Ga.) High School, following the footsteps of All-SEC linebackers Wesley Woodyard and Braxton Kelley and wide receiver DeMoreo Ford ... Has played in 38 games in his career with 26 consecutive starts ... Career totals feature three interceptions and 16 pass breakups. 2010 (Junior): Led the team in pass breakups with six and recorded 36 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss ... Grabbed an interception vs. Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl ... Gathered a season high in pass breakups against Tennessee with two ... Made a season-high five stops in UK’s win over South Carolina, tying a career high ... Posted 1.5 tackles for loss in the win vs. WKU. 2009 (Sophomore): Started all 13 games as a cornerback or nickelback ... Made two interceptions, including a 50-yard return for touchdown against the University of Louisiana at Monroe ... Also had a pickoff vs. Mississippi State ... Second on the team in pass breakups with eight, tying his career best with two each against Auburn and ULM ... Totaled 36 tackles, with single-game high of five in win over Louisville. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 12 games as a reserve cornerback and on special teams ... Made four tackles ... His top performance came in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, when he broke up two passes and also made a tackle. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: Second-team all-state as a senior at LaGrange (Ga.) High School … Three-year letterman who started at safety during his senior season and cornerback and wide receiver as a junior … Continued the tradition of Grangers at UK … Picked for the all-county team two years … Missed the early part of his senior year because of an injury, but still totaled 38 tackles and six pass breakups … Also the team’s primary punt returner, averaging 18.6 yards per punt return … Team won the state championship his sophomore season and lost to the eventual state titlist his other two years … Coached by Steve Pardue … “Randall has a really big upside,” Pardue said. “As his body develops he’s going to do great things. As a defensive back, he has a great break on the ball.” … Threeyear letterman in basketball … Also will be a three-year letterman in track … Athletic ability is indicated by the fact that he competes in the high jump, 110-meter hurdles, and 300-meter hurdles … Member of the school’s DECA Club … Narrowed his choices to Tulane, South Carolina, and East Carolina before picking the Wildcats. Personal: Born in Huntsville, Ala. … Son of Randall E. Burden Sr. and Varice J. Burden … Major is family science. Community Cats: Participated in the UK Hospital Dance Blue fundraiser (2008) and events with Liberty School and the Boy Scouts (2010) ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (2011) ... Took part in Read Across America (2011). Randall says … Favorite home-cooked meal is: Hamburger Helper … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: the best WR ever … Something people might not know about me is: I love roller skating … What I like about my position coach Steve Brown is: he has a great personality and has given me the opportunity to play at UK … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing basketball, in the band at HBCU, or just in school doing nothing.


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Burden Career Statistics Year Position 2008 Cornerback 2009 Cornerback 2010 Cornerback Totals

G-GS 12-0 13-13 13-13 38-26

Tackles Int-Yds. TFL-Yds. 4 0 0 36 2-58 0.5-2 36 1-0 3.5-9 76 3-58 4-11

FC 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0

PBU 2 8 6 16

Burden Game-by-Game Statistics 2010 Opponent at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

Tackles Int-Yds. 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 4 0 5 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 4 0 2 1-0 36 1-0

TFL-Yds. 0 1.5-3 0 0 1-4 0 0 0 0 1-2 0 0 0 3.5-9

FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PBU 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 6

Tackles Int-Yds. 3 0 5 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 0 4 1-50 3 1-8 1 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 3 0 36 2-58

TFL-Yds. 0 0.5-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5-2

FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PBU 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 8

2009 Opponent vs Miami (Ohio) Louisville Florida Alabama at South Carolina at Auburn ULM Mississippi State Eastern Kentucky at Vanderbilt at Georgia Tennessee vs. Clemson Totals

MISTER COBBLE Defensive Tackle, 6-0, 332, So-Sq Louisville, Ky. (Central) R UK

Most Valuable Defensive Scout Team Player by UK coaches (2009)

Expected to be in the thick of the battle for a starting job at defensive tackle ... Sat out the 2010 regular season with academic issues but regained his eligibility in time for the BBVA Compass Bowl ... Has shown a good combination of strength and quick feet in practice that enable him to penetrate the backfield. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in one game, the BBVA Compass Bowl, and made one tackle ... Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Florida game. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named team’s Most Valuable

Defensive Scout Team Player as selected by the UK coaching staff. High School: Two-year first-team all-state honoree at defensive tackle … Helped spearhead an outstanding defense that led Central High School of Louisville to back-to-back Class AAA state championships … Dominant presence who often commanded double teams … Made 89 tackles his senior season, highlighted by 25 tackles for loss, and returned a fumble for a touchdown … First-team all-state as a junior and senior by The Associated Press and the Louisville Courier-Journal … Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the state’s top-22 seniors … Made more than 100 tackles his junior and sophomore years … Was named District Most Valuable Player as a junior … Four-year starter in the offensive line as a center and guard … Team Most Valuable Player two years … Played for the winning West team in the Kentucky East-West All-Star Game … The No. 6 prospect in Kentucky as chosen by SuperPrep … Coached by Ty Scroggins … “Mister works hard and will be an outstandingplayer in college,” Scroggins said … Teammate of fellow UK signee Ridge Wilson … Also participated in wrestling, an all-state performer in that sport. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Cassandra Cobble … Mister is a cousin of former UK quarterback Andre’ Woodson … Major is community communications and leadership development. Mister says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: the Hulk … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: Jesus … The coolest thing about being at UK is: how widespread the fan base is … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is easy to talk to … What I like about my position coach David Turner is: he has a lot of positive energy.

Cobble Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Def. Tackle

G-GS 1-0

Tackles Sacks-Yds. TFL-Yds. 1 0 0

FC 0

FR 0

PBU 0

GABE CORRELL Tight End, 6-5, 250, Jr-1L Cincinnati, Ohio (Anderson/Fork Union Military Academy) Turned in some quality performances in spring practice, hauling in 38- and 31-yard touchdown passes in the first two major spring scrimmages ... Saw considerable action on special teams last season ... Has played in 15 games ... A third-generation Wildcat ... His grandfather, Ray Correll, played at UK from 1951-53, was a first-team All-American, and is a retired-jersey honoree ... His father, Steve, was a Wildcat in the 1970s. 2010 (Sophomore): Performed well for UK on special teams, playing in 12 games … Had six tackles on the year, including two solo stops. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in three games ... Caught a 15-yard pass in the win vs. Miami (Ohio) ... Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week twice during the season. 2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week in preparation for the UK win over Norfolk State. Prep School: Played the 2007 season at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy ... Helped the team to a 10-2 record ... Coached by John Shuman. High School: Three-year starter at Anderson High School ... Helped lead the team to a share of the conference title as a senior ... As a senior tight end caught 11 passes for 180 yards … Against Milford made a huge impact with five catches 88 yards and a touchdown … Coached by Vince Suriano … A three-year letterman on the basketball team at

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power forward ... Named first team all-conference as a senior ... Named to academic honor roll ... Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the Character Education Team. Personal: Born in Cincinnati, Ohio … Son of Steve and Lisa Correll … Gabe is a third-generation Wildcat, see above ... Major is agricultural economics ... Avid bass fisherman. Gabe says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Warren Sapp … I couldn’t live without my: fishing pole … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the family atmosphere … Something people might not know about me is: I am one of nine kids … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he brought in coaches with character and is taking the program in the right direction.

G-GS 3-0 12-0 15-0

Rec. 1 0 1

Yds. 15 0 15

Avg. 15.0 -15.0

TD 0 0 0

Long 15 -15

MARK CRAWFORD Defensive Tackle, 6-1, 338, Sr-2L Indianapolis, Ind. (Ben Davis/Coffeyville Community College) Made good progress last season and has been a parttime starter ... Plays with a high motor, bringing energy and enthusiasm to the field ... One of the nation’s top 100 junior-college prospects in 2008 ... Has played in 23 games, including five starts ... Took a redshirt year in junior college, so he has another season of eligibility remaining. 2010 (Junior): Played in 10 games with five starts … Totaled 24 tackles, including 4.5 tackles for loss and two sacks … Career high in tackles vs. Charleston Southern with seven ... Was part of a defensive frontline that allowed only two yards rushing in the second half to South Carolina ... Had four tackles, a sack and 2.5 TFL at Ole Miss. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games ... Made 16 tackles, with a season high of five vs. Tennessee ... Had a five-yard tackle for loss in the Music City Bowl ... Also broke up two passes during the season. Junior College: Redshirted as a freshman in 2007 at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College … In 2008 he played in eight games, totaling 41 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss and one pass breakup … Had 6.5 quarterback sacks – an excellent number for a defensive tackle – leading the team in that category and ranking sixth in the Jayhawk Conference … Ranked No. 27 among the nation’s top junior-college players by SuperPrep and No. 69 by Rivals.com … Coached by Darian Dulin … “Mark’s strengths are his ‘get off the ball’ (quickness) and ability to anticipate the snap count,” Dulin said. “He plays with a high motor and is hard to block. He uses his hands well, has good punch and runs well for an inside guy.” High School: Played his high-school football at Ben Davis HS in Indianapolis … Earned all-conference honors … Two-year starter at defensive tackle … Played youth league and middle-school football, but did not play his first two years of high school before resuming the game as a junior … Coached by Tom Allen. Personal: Born in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Son of Terri Hollowell ... Major is sociology. Community Cats: Participated in an event at a day-care center (2010). Mark says … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: Amber Rose … The coolest thing about being at UK is: football … The one thing I like

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Crawford Career Statistics Year 2009 2010 Totals

Position Def. Tackle Def. Tackle

G-GS 13-0 10-5 23-5

Tackles Sacks-Yds. TFL-Yds. 16 0 1-5 24 2-14 4.5-22 40 2-14 5.5-27

FC 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0

PBU 2 0 2

TYLER DAVENPORT Offensive Tackle, 6-5, 323, Fr-RS Hodgenville, Ky. (Larue County)

Correll Career Statistics Year Position 2009 Tight End 2010 Tight End Totals

most about football is: that I still haven’t reached my full potential … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s a players’ coach … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing basketball.

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Made the team in the fall of 2010 … Showed tremendous improvement during his first year on the squad … Has the size and frame to develop into a solid offensive lineman … Limited by injury issues during the spring but hopes to be fully ready in August. Freshman (2010): Redshirted. High School: Was a solid offensive and defensive lineman at Larue County High School, where he started and lettered for three seasons … Helped lead the Hawks to the postseason all three years, including advancing to the second round his senior season when they finished 7-5 … Received several awards during his playing days, including first team allarea, first-team all-region and honorable-mention all-state … Was named best lineman by his coaches and teammates … Coached by Rodney Armes … Was the captain for the west team in the Louisville East/West All-Star Game … An accomplished track and field thrower for Larue County as

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well, winning the KHSAA Indoor State Championship in shot put in 2010 … Honors in track and field include: Mason-Dixon Games Best Performance by a Male Athlete and the team award for Best Field Athlete. Personal: Born in Elizabethtown, Ky. … Parents are Terry Davenport and Rhonda Casenhiser … Grandfather Donald Davenport played college basketball at Lindsey Wilson College … Great uncle Roy Davenport also played collegiate basketball at Tennessee Tech. Community Cats: Participated in the children’s football clinic for the Birmingham Boys and Girls Club (2011). Tyler says … I couldn’t live without: my family … My ideal vacation spot is: Italy … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: Chuck Norris … What I like about Coach Phillips is: that he cares about every player and wants them to be successful … What I like about my position coach Mike Summers is: that he is a good motivator and great teacher.

ALVIN DAVIS JR. Defensive End, 6-4, 249, Fr-RS Jesup, Ga. (Wayne County) Showed good athleticism during his redshirt season ... Has made tremendous progress in the weight room, adding approximately 25 pounds since signing with Kentucky a year ago. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirted … Special Forces Scout Team Player of the Week for the South Carolina game. High School: Defensive end prospect best known for his athleticism … Has been timed at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash … Played as a standup defensive end/outside linebacker at Wayne County HS … Also saw action as a tight end … Projects to play on the defensive side of the ball as a collegian … All-region as a junior and senior … Made over 100 tackles as a senior … Collected nearly 100 tackles as a junior … The nation’s No. 134 defensive end by Scout.com … Coached by Mark Daniel … “Alvin has size, range and long arms and legs,” Daniel said. “He also has very good agility for a player with his height. He has a good frame and the potential to add a lot of strength in college. He’s also very aggressive and loves contact.” … Also a standout basketball player, earning all-region honors … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Graduated with honors. Personal: Born in Fellsmere, Fla. … Son of Alvin Davis Sr. and Arrika Davis … Alvin Jr. is a cousin of Mardy Gilyard, who played at the University of Cincinnati and is now with the St. Louis Rams … Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Alvin says … Favorite college course so far is: algebra … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Ray Lewis … If I could be on any reality TV show I would choose: Who’s Line is it Anyway … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s a laid-back guy who gets along with all his players and tries to help any way he can … What I like about my position coach David Turner is: he’s like a father away from home.

MIKE DOUGLAS Defensive End, 6-4, 250, Fr-RS Largo, Fla. (Largo) Demonstrated tremendous potential during his redshirt season ... Outstanding athletically, he also has worked very hard in the weight room since his arrival in the summer ... Has gained approximately 25 pounds since signing with Kentucky a year ago. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirted … Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Vanderbilt game. High School: Defensive line prospect with good athleticism … Three-year starter who played defensive end, middle linebacker, tight end and fullback at Largo (Fla.) HS … Has been timed as fast as 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Made 75 tackles his senior season with five quarterback sacks … Also caught 17 passes for 320 yards and two touchdowns … Named allconference, all-county and all-district his senior season … Helped Largo to Class AAAA state playoff appearances each year … Team reached the state semifinals his sophomore and junior seasons, winning 12 and 13 games, respectively … Played in the Pinellas County North-South All-Star Game and was called “the top prospect in this game, and the recent Kentucky commitment had a strong performance. He gets off the ball well and has good speed off the edge,” wrote recruiting analyst Jamie Newburg of Rivals.com … The nation’s No. 70 defensive end as rated by Scout.com … Coached by Rick Rodriguez … “Mike has a great football demeanor,” Rodriguez said. “He’s an intense player, plays with a lot of passion, and is physical.” … Also participated in basketball and track and field … Competed in the shot put and discus throw … Finished fourth in the state in the shot put as a senior … Member of the “5,000 Role Models” organization, the honor roll and Dean’s List. Personal: Born in New Haven, Conn. … Son of Charlene Evans … Comes from an athletic family … His grandfather, Charles Evans, played football at Virginia State … A great uncle, Richard Evans, played football and basketball at Virginia State … Another great uncle, Robert Evans, played Negro League baseball with the Raleigh Tigers … Mike has a major in management. Community Cats: Participated in events at Cardinal Valley Elementary and Northern Elementary and Read Across America (2011). Michael says … Favorite college course so far is: Com 281 small group communication … The one thing I like most about football is: the feeling after winning a big game … Something people might not know about me is: I like to cook for my mom and grandmother when I go home … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his passion for us to win … What I like about my position coach David Turner is: he treats us like family.

STEVEN DUFF Offensive Guard, 6-0, 327, So-Sq Louisville, Ky. (Pleasure Ridge Park) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010)

Came out for the squad in the fall of 2009 … A center and guard in high school, he has been stationed at left guard at UK … Impressed the coaches with his attitude and leadership abilities ... Good student who has been on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

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2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Continued to practice with the team. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: Three-year letterman on the offensive line for Pleasure Ridge Park, moving into a starting role as a senior… Named to the alldistrict team as senior… Earned letters in baseball, archery and swimming … Pitched and played first base on PRP’s 2008 state championship team… Won district and region titles in archery as a senior. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Michael and Cheryl Duff … Major is management. Steven says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Johnny Unitas … The coolest thing about being at UK is: that there’s so many different kinds of people to meet … Something people might not know about me is: I love to cook and hope to open my own restaurant one day … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is an approachable coach. He talks to all the players not just a select few … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: back home taking over my father’s plumbing business.

TEVEN EATMON-NARED Offensive Tackle, 6-7, 332, Fr-RS Bucyrus, Ohio (Wynford) Being counted on to gain experience this season while he pushes senior Chandler Burden for the starting job at left tackle ... Moved to the offensive line after coming to UK as a tight end ... Also has practiced at guard ... Combines great size and athleticism ... Has displayed a quality work ethic. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirt season. High School: First-team all-state tight end for Ohio Division VI as selected by The Associated Press … Has the athletic ability to play tight end and the size to be an offensive lineman in the collegiate ranks … Helped lead Wynford to a 12-1 record and third round of the state playoffs as a senior … Caught 10 passes during his senior season, seven of which went for touchdowns, including a 73-yard TD play … As a defensive tackle, totaled 45 tackles, five tackles for loss and one quarterback sack as a senior … Northwest District Lineman of the Year … Also did some placekicking … Four-year letterman … Coached by Travis Moyer … “Teven brings a combination of size and skill,” Moyer said. “At 6-7, 280 (pounds), he’s still growing and has a physical presence. He has great athletic ability and could play multiple positions.” … Teammate of current Wildcat Tyler Brause … The No. 128 overall prospect in the six-state Midwest region by SuperPrep … Listed as the nation’s No. 62 offensive tackle prospect by ESPN.com … Played center for the basketball team … Competed in the shot put and discus throw for the track and field team … Advanced to the state meet in both events as a senior … Set the school record in the shot put … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Mansfield, Ohio … Son of Regina Ross … Teven’s first name rhymes with “seven” … Last name pronounced “EET-mon NAR-id” … Major is family science. Teven says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: the quarterback … I couldn’t live without my: family … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s a good man overall, a coach on the field but a down to earth good man to talk to off the field … What I like about my position coach Mike Summers is: coach loves the game and wants the team to be great …If I weren’t playing football, I would be: probably at home sitting on the couch wishing I was.

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TREY EDWARDS Linebacker, 6-1, 236, So-Sq Stanford, Ky. (Lincoln County/Eastern Kentucky) Transferred from Eastern Kentucky to UK in the fall of 2010 … Currently stationed at middle linebacker … Has proved to be a very aggressive, physical player … Hard worker who has shown the potential to be a contributor. Redshirt Freshman (2010): Transferred to UK … Practiced with the team but was not eligible to play in games because of the transfer rule. At Eastern Kentucky: Redshirted as a freshman during 2009 season. High School: Good athlete at Lincoln County High School, playing football and baseball … Started and lettered for three years in football as a quarterback, running back, linebacker and safety … Helped lead the team to the state playoffs two seasons, including the regional championship and a state semifinals appearance his junior season … Patriots went 10-2 his sophomore season and 11-3 his junior season … Had several impressive performances in high school, including completing 16-of-21 passes for 257 yards and three touchdowns against Washington County, while his best game as a running back came against Garrard County when he rushed 28 times for 197 yards and three touchdowns … Coached by Mike Settles … Named to the Danville Advocate-Messenger all-area team his senior season, while he was also selected to play in the Best of the Bluegrass East vs. West All-Star game that same season … Four-year letterwinner in baseball as a catcher where he was named Danville Advocate-Messenger all-area team his junior and senior season … Very good academically and was named a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar with a 4.47 weighted GPA … Member of the National Beta Club, Principal Advisory Council and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Stanford, Ky. … Parents are Mike Edwards and Lezli Mattingly … Pre-med student with a major in human nutrition. Trey says … Favorite college course so far is: Philosophy … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Emmitt Smith … The coolest thing about being at UK is: that it’s a proven fact that it’s the greatest University on the face of the Earth … Something people might not know about me is: I had cancer (leukemia) as a child … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: sleeping.

E.J. FIELDS Wide Receiver, 6-1, 196, Jr-1L Frankfort, Ky. (Frankfort) Made good progress in the spring, topped by a pair of touchdown catches in the Blue/White Game ... Saw extensive playing time on special teams last year ... Goal for the coming season is to earn more action at wide receiver, which is wide open following the departure of starters Randall Cobb and Chris Matthews ... Enjoyed a healthy season in 2010 after injuries sidelined him his first two years at UK. 2010 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games … One of the top performers on special teams with eight tackles in kick coverage. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Sustained a foot injury in August and missed the season.


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2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named Scout Team Player of the Week once during the season. High School: All-around athlete who starred on offense and defense in football and won state championships in track … Played quarterback and cornerback at Frankfort (Ky.) HS and has been projected as a wide receiver or DB on the collegiate level … Led team to an 11-3 record and a spot in the state semifinals his senior season … Had eight interceptions as a senior, adding eight pass breakups, 59 tackles, and five tackles for loss … At quarterback, he ran for 1,023 yards and 19 touchdowns … Also passed for 373 yards and five scores … First-team all-state by the Louisville CourierJournal … Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” and the “Kentucky Tremendous 26” listings of the top seniors in the state … Ran for 1,147 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior, earning all-county and all-district honors … Career totals feature 2,677 rushing yards and 39 TDs … On defense, he totaled nine interceptions and 190 tackles … Coached by Craig Foley … Played for the winning West team in the Kentucky East-West All-Star Game … Has been timed at 4.41 seconds in the 40-yard dash … The No. 4 prospect in Kentucky by Rivals.com, which also lists him as the nation’s No. 63 all-purpose athlete … The nation’s No. 45 safety according to Scout.com … Participated in basketball and track … A three-year state champion in the 400-meter dash … Added the 200-meter state championship as a senior … Also competed in the 100-meter dash … Best times included 10.65 seconds in the 100, 22.1 in the 200, and 48.7 in the 400. Personal: Born in Dayton, Ohio … Son of Ed and Sandra Fields … Cousin of Chris Brown, who played for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans … Major is career and technical education. Community Cats: Participated in an event at Ashland Elementary (2010). E.J. says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Walter Payton … My ideal vacation spot is: Winter Cabin … The one thing I like most about football is: brotherhood … What I like about my position coach Tee Martin is: he is a very down to earth and straight-forward guy … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: a full-time student.

BRANDON GAINER Tailback, 5-11, 199, Fr-RS Miami, Fla. (Central) Showed flashes of excellent ability during his redshirt season ... In contention for playing time after the departure of last year’s starter, Derrick Locke ... Physical back who has shown the willingness to pick up blitzes and run for tough yardage. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: The nation’s No. 15 running back as evaluated by ESPN.com … Also a national top-40 back by Rivals.com and Scout.com … Rivals also listed him as the No. 52 player in Florida … Totaled more than 4,700 rushing yards, along with 37 touchdowns, during his career … Rushed for more than 1,000 yards for three-straight seasons … As a senior, helping Central High to a 12-2 record and the semifinals of the ultra-tough Florida Class 6A ranks … Earned second-team all-state honors for Class 6A as a junior and senior … Three-year starter … Two-year member of the AllDade County team … “Combines good size with quickness and durability,” wrote Tom Lemming of MaxPreps.com … Coached by Telly Lockette … “Brandon has a great work ethic, comes early and leaves late,” Lockette said. “He is a very durable back, a hard runner who can catch the ball out of the backfield.” … Was a sprinter for the track and field team, competing in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter events … A middle infielder for the baseball team

… Honor-roll student … Member of the school’s role-model club. Personal: Born in Miami, Fla. … Son of Latasha Gainer … Brandon is a cousin of Chad Ochocinco of the Cincinnati Bengals … Also a cousin of Phillip Thomas, who played football at Syracuse … Major is elementary education. Brandon says … Favorite college course so far is: Oceanography … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Clinton Portis … My ideal vacation spot is: South Beach Miami … The one thing I like most about football is: I feel free when I have the ball … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: a professional entertainer.

JONATHAN GEORGE Tailback, 5-10, 209, So-1L Lincoln, Ala. (Lincoln) Played well in the spring and enters preseason drills as the backup tailback ... Got his first playing time last season on special teams and as a reserve running back ... Has shown explosive ability and the strength to break tackles in practice. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Rushed the ball nine times for 25 yards, including a season-long nine-yard run … Played mostly on special teams during the season, gathering playing time in 11 games. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week once during the season. High School: Running back with a unique combination of athletic accomplishments … Had approximately 3,300 all-purpose yards and 26 total touchdowns as a senior at Lincoln (Ala.) High School … Including in the TD total were five kickoff returns for touchdowns and four punt returns for scores … Honorable-mention all-state in football by the Alabama Sportswriters Association … All-county … Named to the Anniston Star “Dandy Dozen,” covering the Northeast Alabama area … Began playing with the varsity high school team while he was in eighth grade … Missed most of his junior year because of injury … In addition to his exploits at running back, also played wide receiver, safety and defensive end during his career … Coached by Keith Howard … “Jonathan was just a ‘manimal’ for us,” Howard said. “He’s a great football player and a great athlete but an even better person. He’s an outstanding young man.” ... A state-champion performer in both track and wrestling … State track champ in three events – the 200-meter dash (senior year), 400-meter run (junior year) and also a member of the 4x400-meter relay unit that won the state title (junior year) … His team won the state championship as a junior … Also state champion in his weight class in wrestling as a junior and senior … Won a second state championship as a senior with a dramatic finish; down 7-2 with a minute and a half to go, he rallied to within 7-6, then scored a takedown in the final three seconds to win the championship as time expired … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Anniston, Ala. … Son of Kenneth and Janice George … Major is psychology. Jonathan says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Barry Sanders … My ideal vacation spot is: Brazil … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: God … The coolest thing about being at UK is: meeting new people … Something people might not know about me is: my nickname is: “Poochie.”

George Career Statistics Year 2010

Pos. TB

Att. 9

Yds. Avg. 25 2.8

TD 0

Long Rec. Yds. 9 0 0

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JOSH GIBBS Free Safety, 5-10, 186, Sr-1L Long Beach, Calif. (Valencia/College of the Canyons) One of four seniors who gives the Wildcats plenty of experience at safety ... Contributed primarily on special teams last season ... Junior-college transfer enrolled at Kentucky in January, 2010 after completing his associates degree in December, 2009 ... Noted for the great playing instincts he showed in junior college. 2010 (Junior): Gave UK depth at safety, receiving playing time in all 13 games … Posted 10 tackles on the year, including a season high of four stops in the win over Western Kentucky … Saw plenty of game action on special teams. Junior College: Played two seasons at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif. … Beat out a returning starter at safety during his freshman season … Totaled 45 tackles, three interceptions, two pass breakups and one fumble recovery during the Cougars’ undefeated 10-game regular season … Returned one of the pickoffs for a touchdown … Canyons went on to a 12-1 final record, reaching the championship game of the 2008 Southern California playoffs … Sophomore season featured three more interceptions, along with four pass breakups and 27 tackles … Coached by Garett Tujague (pronounced TOO-jay) … “Josh is a great player and has an uncanny ability to get to the football,” Tujague said. “He has the will to prepare and the pride to finish, which will help him succeed academically and athletically.” High School: Played his senior season at Valencia (Calif.) High School …

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Actually played as an undersized defensive end at Valencia, earning allconference honors and helping his team advance to the state playoffs … Coached by Larry Muir … Was a safety and a quarterback at Redondo Beach HS before moving to Valencia. Personal: Born in Germany, both of his parents were in the United States Army … Son of Shelly Poling ... Brother of Darlron Spead, who played defensive back at Vanderbilt from 2006-08 ... Major is social work. Josh says … Favorite college course so far is: Political science … My ideal vacation spot is: Brazil … Something people might not know about me is: I was born in Germany … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his understanding … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: rapping.

Gibbs Career Statistics Year 2010

Position G-GS Strong Safety 13-0

Tackles 10

FC 0

FR 0

PBU 0

ANTWANE GLENN Defensive Lineman, 6-3, 274, Sr-1L Pacolet, S.C. (Broome) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2008, 2009, 2010)

Plays on special teams with occasional action in the defensive line ... Can contribute at end or tackle ... Earned the admiration of the coaching staff for his work habits and attitude in practice ... Has played in 18 games ... Fine student who is a three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Has completed his degree in agricultural economics and plans to begin a master’s in business administration. 2010 (Junior): Played in all 13 games, mostly on special teams … Key part of UK’s punt team, showing the ability to get downfield with five tackles on the season. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in three games, Wildcat victories over Miami, ULM and Eastern Kentucky ... Made three tackles, one in each contest ... Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week twice. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in two games, at Florida and Tennessee. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Earned Scout Team Player of the Week mention twice during the season, once each for defense and special teams. High School: First-team all-state as a senior by the South Carolina coaches association … Four-year letterman and three-year starter at Broome HS in Spartanburg, S.C. … Started at linebacker as a sophomore and junior, then at end and linebacker during his senior season … All-region as a junior and senior, all-area as a senior, and team captain in his final year … Senioryear stats feature 120 total tackles and four blocked kicks … Also played some at tight end during his career … Team went 30-9 during his three years as a starter, going to the state playoffs each year … Broome won the state championship his sophomore year, and Antwane was the defensive most valuable player of the championship game when he made 17 tackles, caused one fumble, and recovered a fumble … Fine student who was nominated for the Wendy’s High School Heisman … Played for the winning North team in the South Carolina North-South All-Star Game, making two tackles as his defense shut out the South squad … One of the top 30 recruits in South Carolina by Rivals.com, Scout.com, and SuperPrep … Another recruiting service had him listed in the top 50 players in the Carolinas … All-South Region choice by PrepStar, which described Glenn as “a big kid with long arms that can run” … Coached by Quay Farr … “Antwane is going to be a massive man,” Farr said. “He has a wide body.


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Freshman (2010): Redshirted. High School: Played center, defensive end and long snapper for Christian Academy of Louisville, where he was the team captain his junior and senior seasons … Centurions advanced to the state playoffs all three years, including the second round his sophomore and senior seasons … Was named all-district his junior and senior year, while also being named the team’s offensive lineman of the year … Earned the Centurion Award his senior season … Coached by John Dryden … Competed in shot put all four years of high school … Named all-region in shot put his junior and senior years … Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born in Brentwood, Tenn. … Parents are Jeff and Giovanna Godby … Plans on a major in communications. Community Cats: Participated in a service project at Lexington Christian Academy (2010) … Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (2011). Max says … I couldn’t live without my: Bible … The coolest thing about being at UK is: meeting so many new people … The one thing I like most about football is: the brotherhood of our team … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his desire to see us become greater men … What I like about my position coach, Mike Summers, is: his passion for the game.

#45 ANTWANE GLENN He’s a good pass rusher with great leverage in keeping offensive linemen away from him. He’s also really smart, an honor-roll student who will represent Kentucky very well.” … Has played three years on the basketball team, helping that squad win the state championship his sophomore season … Honor-roll student who ranked fifth in his class … Named to Who’s Who Among American High School Students for his combination of academic and athletic achievements … Also recruited by Vanderbilt, South Carolina, Clemson, Middle Tennessee, Maryland, Georgia, Virginia, Furman, and Wofford in addition to Kentucky. Personal: Born in Spartanburg, S.C. … Son of James Glenn and Betty Ann Glenn … Name is pronounced “AN-twon” … Major is agricultural economics. Community Cats: Participated in a Habitat for Humanity build (2007). Antwane says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Barry Sanders … The one thing I like most about football is: the lessons it teaches … Something people might not know about me is: I’m the only male in my family to attend college … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is fair and aggressive as a coach and relates well to the players … What I like most about my position coach, David Turner, is: how he teaches us morals outside football.

Glenn Career Statistics Year 2008 2009 2010 Totals

Position Def. Tackle Def. Tackle Def. Tackle

G-GS 2-0 3-0 13-0 18-0

Tackles Sacks-Yds. TFL-Yds. 0 0 0 3 0 0 5 0 0 8 0 0

FC 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0

PBU 0 0 0 0

MAX GODBY Offensive Guard, 6-4, 275, Fr-RS Louisville, Ky. (Christian Academy of Louisville) Made the team in the fall of 2010 … Worked as both a guard and center during spring practice … A tough, fiery competitor … Also has shown ability as a long snapper for field goals and extra points.

WINSTON GUY JR. Safety, 6-1, 216, Sr-3L Lexington, Ky. (Lexington Catholic) All-SEC second team by CollegeFootballNews.com (2010) R All-SEC fourth team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2010) R

Moved into the new hybrid safety/linebacker position during the spring ... Quickly adapted to the new post, which showcased his athletic ability as he made plays all over the field ... Two-year starter at safety ... Went through the National Football League evaluation process before deciding to return for his senior season ... Has played cornerback, free safety and strong safety during his career ... Has good size and speed ... Also a hard hitter ... Also sees extensive action in kick coverage and has returned kickoffs ... Has played in 39 games with 23 starts. 2010 (Junior): Second on the team in tackles with 106 ... Third in tackles per game among the SEC’s defensive backs ... Led the team with three interceptions, vs. Auburn, South Carolina and Tennessee ... Had back-toback career highs with 16 tackles in the win over Charleston Southern and 18 stops in the victory over Vanderbilt ... Also scored 2.5 tackles for loss against the Commodores ... His 18-tackle performance against Vanderbilt was the highest by a UK player since Wesley Woodyard in 2005 … Also hit double figures with 10 tackles, plus the pickoff, in the upset of South Carolina. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, starting 11 ... Totaled 60 tackles, with a career-high 11 in the win over Louisville ... Broke up five passes ... Snared a quarterback sack vs. Miami (Ohio) ... Returned four kickoffs for a 14.5-yard average. 2008 (Freshman): Played in all 13 games ... Became the team’s primary kickoff returner following the injury to Derrick Locke ... Had 10 returns for a 29.1-yard average, including a 96-yard runback against Georgia that is the longest non-scoring kickoff return in school history ... Made 11 tackles, mostly in special-teams coverage. High School: First-team all-state defensive back as chosen by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal … Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top-22 seniors

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in the state … Helped lead Lexington Catholic HS to a 13-2 record and Class AAAA state championship as a senior … Earned a reputation as a great cover corner and his athletic ability enabled him to be a devastating blitzer … Senior defensive statistics featured 75 tackles, 18.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 quarterback sacks, 10 QB hurries, two caused fumbles, and two blocked kicks … Offensive stats included 24 carries for 267 yards and six touchdowns, along with 16 pass receptions for 215 yards and two TDs … Also had two kick returns for touchdowns … Set a school career record with 19.5 sacks … Team also won the state title in Class AAA his sophomore season … Has turned in a 4.35 clocking in the 40-yard dash … Coached by Bill Letton … Projected as a safety by Scout.com and listed as the No. 12 safety in the nation … The No. 3 prospect in Kentucky and one of the top-30 safeties in the country as selected by Rivals.com … The leading tackler in the Kentucky East-West All-Star Game with 11 stops, including a tackle for loss … Competed in the 100-meter dash, 4x100and 4x400-meter relays and the long jump for the track and field team … Won the state championship in the 100 and the 4x100 relay as a senior … Also played two years of basketball. Personal: Born in Lexington, Ky. … Son of Winston Sr. and Renessa Guy … Winston Sr. played college football at Kentucky State University … Major is community communications and leadership development. Community Cats: Participated in events with Read Across America and the Boy Scouts (2010). Winston says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Barry Sanders … The one thing I like most about football is: that I have respect and love of the game … Something people might not know about me is: that I have crazy moves off the diving board … What I like about Coach Phillips is: that he’s a great man, finally giving me a chance to move off campus, and I got more picks than him, three at least … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: just a regular student trying to make something out of myself.

Guy Career Statistics Year Position Tackles 2008 Cornerback 11 2009 Free Safety 60 2010 Strong Safety 106 Totals 177

Int.-Yds. 0 0 3-(-2) 3-(-2)

PBU 0 5 2 7

KOR 10 4 0 14

Yds. Avg. 291 29.1 66 16.5 0 -357 25.5

TD 0 0 0 0

Long 96 28 -96

2010 Opponent at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

Tackles Int-Yds. 6 0 4 0 5 0 6 0 9 0 6 1-(-2) 10 1-0 8 0 3 0 16 0 18 0 7 1-0 8 0 106 3-(-2)

TFL-Yds. 0 0 0.5-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5-3 0 1-1 4-5

Tackles Int-Yds. 7 0 11 0 6 0 5 0

PBU 0 1 0 1

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FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PBU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2

at South Carolina at Auburn ULM Mississippi State Eastern Kentucky at Vanderbilt at Georgia Tennessee vs. Clemson Totals

6 5 2 4 3 2 7 2 0 60

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5

JUSTIN HENDERSON Defensive End/Linebacker, 6-3, 234, Fr-RS Bamberg. S.C. (Bamberg-Ehrhardt) Was one of the pleasant developments of spring practice ... Made multiple sacks and tackles for loss during the spring scrimmages ... Turned in a terrific performance in the Blue/White Spring Game with seven tackles, featuring two quarterback sacks and an additional tackle for loss ... Can play defensive end or the new hybrid end/linebacker position ... Graduated from high school in December, 2009, and enrolled at Kentucky in January, 2010 ... Has a good-sized frame that can handle extra weight and strength. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: First-team all-state as a senior by the High School Sports Report … Four-year starter at tight end for Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School ... On defense he started at outside linebacker as a sophomore, then moved to defensive end in his final two campaigns … Made 84 tackles as a senior, including seven quarterback sacks and 18 additional tackles for loss … Notched 67 tackles, featuring 10 sacks and 12 additional TFL his junior year … At tight end, he totaled 27 catches for 424 yards and three touchdowns over his final two seasons … Chosen for the all-area and allregion teams as a junior … BEHS went to the state playoffs each season, reaching the third round his sophomore and junior years … Head coach was Kevin Crosby … “Justin is a hard-working kid whose motor is nonstop,” said assistant coach Corey Crosby. “He’s a strong kid who won an area weightlifting championship.” … Played in the prestigious North Carolina-South Carolina All-Star Shrine Game following his senior season … One of the nation’s top-100 defensive ends by Scout.com and the No. 45 weakside end as tabbed by Rivals.com … Also participated in wrestling, baseball and track in high school … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Orangeburg, S.C. ... Son of Shirley Henderson and Allen Henderson ... Allen played college football at Wofford ... Political science major. Community Cats: Participated in the “Gameday Ready” football clinic for the Birmingham Boys and Girls Clubs (2011). Justin says … Favorite college course so far is: Dinosaurs and Disasters … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Darth Vader … The coolest thing about being at UK is: fun college campus with a lot to do … Something people might not know about me is: I like listening to classical music while I study … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: in the Marines.


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STUART HINES Offensive Guard, 6-4, 295, Sr-3L Bowling Green, Ky. (Bowling Green) All-SEC third team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2009) R UK Most Improved Offensive Player by UK coaches (2009) R SEC Academic Honor Roll (2008, 2009, 2010) R

Two-year starter ... Started the 2009 season at right guard, then moved to left guard for 2010 ... Has good athleticism and handles the role of a pulling guard well ... Has played in 36 games with 24 starts ... Fine student who is a three-year member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and an Academic AllAmerica nominee .... Has completed his degree in finance and will work to add a second major in management during the fall ... Had a unique experience in May as he spent a week in Ethiopia working with children. 2010 (Junior): Played in 11 games after sitting out two games because of injury ... Returned vs. Auburn after missing the Ole Miss and Florida games ... Helped UK rush for 200+ yards in three consecutive games for the first time since 1990 ... UK ranked second in the SEC in fewest sacks allowed and fourth in total offense. 2009 (Sophomore): A third-team All-SEC selection by Phil Steele’s College Football ... Named the team’s Most Improved Offensive Player by the coaching staff ... Started all 13 games at right guard ... UK averaged 191.2 rushing yards per game, the team’s best since 1995 ... UK ranked in the nation’s top 25 in rushing offense, fewest quarterback sacks allowed and fewest tackles for loss allowed. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in 12 games as a backup offensive guard ... Contributed to the unit that ranked fourth nationally and led the SEC in fewest sacks allowed ... UK also ranked 11th in the nation in fewest tackles for loss allowed. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Eastern Kentucky game. High School: One of the nation’s top-25 offensive tackle prospects as rated by Rivals.com … First-team all-state as a junior and senior by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal … Also chosen for the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” and the “Kentucky Tremendous 26” by the state high school coaches association … Four-year letterman and three-year starter at offensive and defensive tackle for Bowling Green (Ky.) HS … Bowling Green averaged more than 40 points per game all three years he started at offensive tackle … Career defensive totals featured 99 tackles, seven quarterback sacks, nine additional tackles for loss, one fumble recovery, and one blocked kick … Helped lead BGHS to the finals of the Class AAA state playoffs as a junior and senior … Team had a 37-5 record during his three years as a starter … Also a two-year pick on the All-South Central Kentucky Conference squad .. Won the team’s Monie Beard Award for leadership … Listed among the top-four prospects in Kentucky by Rivals.com, Scout.com, and SuperPrep … Played for the winning Kentucky squad in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game in June, 2007 … Coached by Kevin Wallace … “The number one thing about Stuart is that he’s very athletic for a big guy,” Wallace said. “He’s very intelligent, coachable, and has a great work ethic. He expects to win and produce, (an attitude) which will help him at the next level.” … Participated three years on the track and field team, throwing the shot and discus … Honor-roll student … Decided on Kentucky after final consideration to Vanderbilt and West Virginia. Personal: Born in Bowling Green, Ky. … Son of Terry and Denita Hines … Has a double major in finance and management.

Community Cats: Participated in Read Across America (2010) ... Volunteer coach for little league football (2010) ... Has done service events at Ashland Elementary School, The Lexington School (2010) and Leestown Elementary (2011) ...Worked with children on a service trip to Ethiopia (2011). Stuart says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Warren Sapp … The coolest thing about being at UK is: being from KY and being able to play here and represent my state … The one thing I like most about football is: the relationships I’ve made and winning … Something people might not know about me is: I can juggle … What I like about my position coach, Mike Summers, is: how devoted he is to getting better and working hard.

CHRISTIAN HUDNELL Cornerback, 6-0, 174, So-Sq Cameron Park, Calif. (Jesuit) Got his first game action last season ... Earned a spot with the Wildcats in 2009 … Has made good progress on the field and in the weight room … Impressed the coaches with his diligence and playing savvy. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in the win over Akron and made a tackle … Scout Team Player of the Week on defense for the Akron game and on special forces for the Louisville game. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: Two-year starter at defensive back and wide receiver at Jesuit High School in Carmichael, Calif. ... Forced to sit out his senior season following knee surgery … Saw time at running back, defensive back and wide receiver in addition to handling kicking, kickoff return and punt return duties … Best game featured an interception return for a touchdown, an rushing TD, 180 all-purpose yards and six tackles … Named team’s defensive MVP two years … Earned the Coaches’ Award as a freshman … Coached by Dan Carmazzi … Earned two letters in basketball, being named that team’s defensive MVP … Member of high school track team, competing in the long jump, 200- and 400-meter dashes and two relay events … Member of the Christian Leadership Council, Feed the Hungry, Chess Club and Black Student Union. Personal: Born in Sacramento, Calif. … Son of Ricardo Hudnell and Rosalind Hudnell … Major is agricultural economics … An avid musician who can play multiple instruments … Also enjoys learning languages … Comes from an athletic family … His father, Ricardo, played football at the University of Oregon under former UK coach Rich Brooks … Mother Rosalind was a professional skater and toured overseas in the production of “Holiday on Ice” … Christian’s brother, Jason Auguste, played football at Columbia University … Christian’s sister, Melanie Auguste, played basketball at Colorado College. Community Cats: Participated at the Fair Trade Festival (2009). Christian says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Bo Jackson … The coolest thing about being at UK is: that the community is big in being part of UK Athletics … The one thing I like most about football is: that it teaches me how to be stronger both physically and mentally … Something people might not know about me is: that I enjoy music and have played different musical instruments, especially the piano … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: trying to be a music writer and write music for people.

Hudnell Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Cornerback

G-GS 1-0

Tackles 1

FC 0

FR 0

PBU 0

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QUA HUZZIE Linebacker, 5-10, 228, So-1L LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) R

Freshman All-America fifth team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2010)

Returned to action in the spring after a succession of injuries hampered him in 2010 ... Was the team’s backup middle linebacker when available last season ... Also can play at weakside linebacker ... Has good speed and playing instincts. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Named fifth-team Freshman All-America, despite seeing limited time because of injury … Played in a total of eight games, posting 17 tackles and one tackle for loss … Had a season-high four tackles in the win over Charleston Southern ... Scored his first career start vs. Florida, gathering three tackles and the first tackle for loss of his career. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted because of a shoulder injury. High School: All-time leading tackler in the storied history of LaGrange (Ga.) High School, which has won multiple state championships over the years … A four-year starter who made 473 tackles as a Granger, including 55 tackles for loss … The Class AAA State Defensive Player of the Year as a senior as chosen by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Made 145 tackles during senior campaign, including 21 tackles for loss … First-team all-state as a junior and senior … The No. 35 prospect in Georgia, according to SuperPrep … The nation’s No. 45 outside linebacker and No. 55 prospect in Georgia as rated by Rivals.com … Has been timed as fast as 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash and has an excellent instinct for finding the ballcarrier … Also played running back and wingback during his career … Helped lead LaGrange to an 11-3 record his senior season, including a spot in the semifinals of the state playoffs … Coached by Steve Pardue … “As good a player as Qua is, he’s an even better person,” Pardue said. “He reminds me of Sam Olajabutu, a little shorter, but very athletic. He was the quarterback of our defense, with tremendous responsibility physically and mentally.” … Played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game, notching six tackles and an interception for the winning South team … Follows in the footsteps of two former Wildcats who were All-Southeastern Conference linebackers from LaGrange, Wesley Woodyard (now with the Denver Broncos) and Braxton Kelley … The Granger tradition at UK also includes Qua’s cousin, former wide receiver DeMoreo Ford, and two current Cats, cornerback Randall Burden and defensive end Tristian Johnson … Also played basketball and was a member of the track and field team … Three-year all-region honoree in basketball, helping lead his team to the state tournament as a senior … Participated in the shot put and 4x100-meter relay in track, a combination indicating his combination of power and speed … His 4x100 unit advanced to the state meet as a senior … Honor-roll student … Member of the DECA Club and the Granger Star program in which he mentored freshman students. Personal: Born in LaGrange, Ga. … Son of Alfred Herndon and Sharon Haygood … Name is pronounced “KWAY HUZ-ee” … Three cousins played college football, DeMoreo Ford at Kentucky, Avery Hannibal at Mississippi State and Skyler Thornton at Florida … Major is social work. Community Cats: Salvation Army bellringer (2009) ... Participated in Read Across America (2010). Qua says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Ray Lewis … The coolest thing about being at UK is: how the fans and community are 100% behind us at every game … The one thing I like most about football is: coming out of the smoke before the game and listening to the best fans ever … Something people might not know about me is: I can

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play the keyboard and drums … What I like about my position coach Chuck Smith is: always making me laugh when I’m upset.

Huzzie Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Linebacker

G-GS 8-2

Tackles Sacks-Yds. TFL-Yds. 17 0-0 1-2

FC 0

FR 0

PBU 0

LIONEL INANZALA Defensive Tackle, 6-3, 284, Fr-RS Louisville, Ky. (Eastern) Made the team in the fall of 2010 … Has worked hard in the weight room, adding approximately 15 pounds since his arrival … Great attitude in practice and showed some ability during his redshirt season. Freshman (2010): Redshirted. High School: Started two seasons for Eastern High School in Louisville, Ky., where he played defensive end and offensive tackle … Team advanced to the state quarterfinals his junior season before falling to eventually state champion Trinity … Helped the Eagles finish 11-2 his junior season … Two-year letterman that was named all-district honorable mention his senior season … Coached by Ken Whalen … Two-year member of the honor roll. Personal: Born in the Congo … Parents are Willy Ndala and Nicole Kapapa … Plans on majoring in kinesiology. Lionel says … Favorite college course so far is: psychology … I couldn’t live without: my music and my car, “Sweetness” … The one thing I like most about football is: relationship with the players … Something people might not know about me is: I live to draw … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: a regular student.

JABARI JOHNSON Linebacker, 6-1, 244, Fr-HS Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) Sidelined by a shoulder injury during the spring but should be ready for August ... Enrolled at Kentucky in January as a grayshirt ... Originally signed with the Wildcats in February, 2010 ... Currently stationed at middle linebacker, he also could get a look as a defensive lineman. High School: Primarily a linebacker in high school ... “May be the bestlooking kid on the hoof on a team with over 25 DI (Division I) prospects,” wrote recruiting analyst Barry Every of Rivals.com, who also tabbed Johnson as a “big-time sleeper” … Has been clocked as fast as 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash, a terrific time for a linebacker … Also played strong safety, fullback and tight end … Three-year letterman, two-year starter … Helped Stephenson HS to an 11-1 record as a senior (2009) in Class AAAAA, the largest classification in Georgia … Totaled 76 tackles as a senior, with five quarterback sacks, eight tackles for loss, two fumbles caused and one recovery … First-team all-region … Selected for the DeKalb County All-Star Game … Coached by Ron Gartrell … “Jabari’s athletic ability is outstanding,” Gartrell said. “He has great reaction skills and really understands the game on both sides of the ball.” … Teammate of current Wildcats Raymond Sanders and Ronnie Shields … Listed as the nation’s No. 64 outside linebacker prospect by ESPN.com ... Also participated on the track and field team, competing in the 400-meter run and hurdles events.


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Personal: Born in Atlanta, Ga. … Name is pronounced “jah-BAR-ee” … Son of Melvin Johnson and Veronica Johnson … A cousin, Trey Buice, played football at Ball State … Major is finance. Jabari says … Favorite college course so far is: philosophy … I couldn’t live without my: family … My ideal vacation spot is: China … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is a players’ coach … What I like about my position coach Chuck Smith is: he’s down to earth.

TRISTIAN JOHNSON Defensive Lineman, 6-1, 275, So-1L LaGrange Ga. (LaGrange) Sat out the contact portions of spring practice while rehabilitating a shoulder injury ... Reserve defensive lineman was hampered last year by the injury ... Powerful, tough competitor who plays with great intensity. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Gave UK depth at the defensive end position, playing in seven games … Recorded a pass breakup against Akron. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week leading up to the upset of Auburn. High School: Two-year member of the all-area team … Racked up 97 tackles as a senior, an impressive total for a defensive end … Added 11 tackles for loss, six quarterback sacks, one caused fumble, and three fumble recoveries, including one returned for a touchdown … Notched 79 tackles, including 10 for loss, as a junior … Ranked as the nation’s No. 57 weakside defensive end by Rivals.com … Has run the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds, an excellent time for a defensive end, and also is noted for his quickness … Senior season featured an 11-3 record, with LaGrange advancing to the semifinals of the state playoffs … Joins the recent list of LaGrange players at Kentucky that includes former All-Southeastern Conference linebackers Wesley Woodyard and Braxton Kelley, former wide receiver DeMoreo Ford and current Cats Randall Burden and Qua Huzzie … Coached by Steve Pardue … “Tristian is a really explosive player, reminds me of Braxton Kelley,” Pardue said … A baseball outfielder who was named all-county and all-region his senior year … Team advanced to the state playoffs his senior season … Also a member of the school’s wrestling team, with a best finish of second place in the region his sophomore year. Personal: Born in Albany, Ga. … Son of Henry Johnson and Renita Johnson … Name is pronounced “TRIS-tan” ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Tristian says … Favorite college course so far: math … My ideal vacation spot is: LaGrange, GA … The one thing I like most about football is: playing for my teammates and showing folks what God gave me … What I like about my position coach, David Turner, is: what he says is what he means … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: baseball player.

Johnson Career Statistics Year 2010

Position G-GS Defensive End 7-0

Tackles Sacks-Yds. TFL-Yds. 0 0 0

FC 0

FR 0

PBU 1

CODY JONES Fullback, 5-11, 208, So-Tr Williamsburg, Ky. (Whitley County/Morehead State) Came out for the team in the spring and made an immediate impression, ending spring drills as the starting fullback … Tough player who shows signs of being a very good blocker … Still getting used to the fullback position after playing linebacker during his year at Morehead State. Redshirt Freshman (2010): Transferred to UK but did not play football. At Morehead State: Redshirted as a linebacker during his freshman year in 2009. High School: Played halfback and linebacker at Whitley County High School, where he was a four-year starter and letterwinner … Guided team to district and regional Championship his senior year when the team finished 12-2 … Led the Colonels in rushing touchdowns and all-purpose yards his junior season, while he had a record-breaking senior season with 158 rushing attempts for 1,174 yards, 28 touchdowns and 186 total points scored … Also impressive defensively with 131 tackles, including 101 solo tackles and five forced fumbles … Blocked six kicks during his senior year … Best game of his career came against Woodford County, when he rushed 16 times for 139 yards and three touchdowns, while also earning an interception, a forced fumble, a blocked punt and eight tackles … Left high school with the program’s all-time record in points scored and touchdowns … Two-year captain was named all-district and all-region his junior and senior season, while also being named all-area his junior season … Coached by Jim Black … Was the Tri-County Player of the Year and started the Border Bowl All-Star and East/West All-Star games … Played centerfield for the baseball team for four years, setting a school record for stolen bases all-time and a four-year all-area performer … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Corbin, Ky. … Parents are Mike and Melissa Jones … Father played baseball at Loyola Marymount University … Plans a major in special education. Cody says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Emmitt Smith … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the great fan support … Something people might not know about me is: I’m a neat freak … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s a coach, but he also makes times to talk to his players as a friend … What I like about my position coach, Steve Pardue, is: he’s laid back, intelligent and a genuine good guy.

ANDREW JOSEPH Fullback, 5-10, 232, So-Sq Roswell, Ga. (Pope/Naval Academy Prep School) In the mix for playing time at fullback ... A former appointee at the United States Naval Academy, he enrolled at Kentucky and joined the football team in the fall of 2009 … Made a good impression with his toughness and determination. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see game action … Special Forces Scout Team Player of the Week for the Ole Miss game. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted. Prep School: Spent the 2007-08 school year at the Naval Academy Prep

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School in Newport, R.I. … Played running back at NAPS. High School: Three-year starter for the Pope Greyhounds at running back and linebacker … Played in just five games as junior, but notched impressive totals of 560 yards and 68 tackles … Rushed for more than 1,000 yards during his senior season … Two-time winner of the Cobb County Touchdown Club Award … Two-year track letterman, competing in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, the 400-meter run and two relay events … Earned third place as a sophomore in the Georgia Powerlifting Tournament. Personal: Born in Atlanta, Ga. … Son of Harry and Vicki Joseph … Major is agricultural economics. Andrew says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Clinton Portis … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the women … The one thing I like most about football is: the dedication one must have to be good … Something people might not know about me is: I like to read … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing golf.

ANTHONY KENDRICK Tight End, 6-3, 264, So-1L Katy, Texas (Seven Lakes) One of five tight ends with significant experience ... Made a strong move at the end of last season, seeing significant time at Tennessee and in the bowl game ... A high school wide receiver who made the transition to tight end ... Showed ability in the passing game and is learning the blocking techniques the position requires ... Has worked hard to gain the size needed to play tight end. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in all 13 games, mostly on special teams until the last two games of the season ... Made his first start at Tennessee, where he made one catch for four yards … Caught two passes for 19 yards in the bowl game. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: Outstanding athlete who was a two-sport star at Seven Lakes High School in Katy, Texas … Excelled in both football and basketball, receiving Division I scholarship offers in both sports … Earned all-district honors three years for each sport … Played wide receiver in high school, he could move to tight end in college … The nation’s No. 30 tight end prospect by Rivals.com … On the Houston Chronicle list of the top-100 players in Texas … Caught 31 passes for 539 yards with nine touchdowns as a senior … Grabbed 40 passes for 689 yards and three TDs in his junior year … A big-play receiver, averaging more than 17 yards per catch each of his last two seasons … Noted as a receiver with great hands, not surprising given his proficiency in basketball …Coached by Kevin O’Keefe … “Anthony has an unlimited future as he focuses on football after being a combination football/basketball player,” O’Keefe said. “He’s a big kid who can put on excellent size once he hits the weight room full-time. He should be an impact player at Kentucky.” … Averaged 21 points and 11 rebounds per game as a senior, winning District Most Valuable Player honors … Worked with service events at local elementary schools and also helped coach some Special Olympics basketball players. Personal: Born in New Orleans, La. … Son of Deborah Lowe … Has a cousin, Jai Eugene, who played football at LSU … Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Anthony says … The coolest thing about being at UK is: playing football … The one thing I like most about football is: being around my brothers (the team) … Something people might not know about me is: I

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#82 ANTHONY KENDRICK have a twin … What I like about my position coach Greg Nord is: he stays in contact with everybody, and he is a good teacher and coach … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: skinny and playing basketball somewhere.

Kendrick Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Tight End

G-GS 13-1

Rec. 3

Yds. 23

Avg. 7.7

TD 0

Long 14

LA’ROD KING Wide Receiver, 6-4, 194, Jr-2L Radcliff, Ky. (North Hardin) Team’s leading returnee at wide receiver, where he was a part-time starter last season ... Emerged as a playmaking pass catcher in 2010 ... Has great tools, with size and speed ... Also showed willingness to catch the ball in traffic ... Has played in 24 games, including six starts. 2010 (Sophomore): Third on the team in receiving with 36 catches for 478 yards and five touchdowns … Played in all 13 games, including six starts … Had a career-long 47-yard catch vs. Charleston Southern ... Three catches for a career-high 88 yards and two touchdowns vs. Georgia ... Had four receptions for 38 yards and two touchdowns in the upset of South Carolina ... Career-high five catches vs. Auburn for 49 yards.


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2009 (Freshman): Played in 11 games, seeing more action as the season progressed ... Caught 10 passes for 142 yards ... Top game was four catches for 41 yards in win over Eastern Kentucky ... Biggest play of the year was a one-handed catch at Georgia, which he took to the end zone for a 21-yard touchdown, a key play in the upset of the Bulldogs. High School: Versatile athlete played quarterback, wide receiver, tight end, safety, and on special teams for North Hardin HS in Radcliff, Ky. … Started at quarterback as a senior … Named first-team all-district … Team’s most valuable player as a junior and senior … Split time between QB and wide receiver as a junior … His height presents matchup problems for many defensive backs … During his junior season, had one game in which he rushed for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass, and threw a TD pass … The No. 7 prospect in Kentucky by Rivals.com and No. 10 by SuperPrep … Coached by Crad Jaggers and Joe Washington … “La’Rod is a tremendous athlete, a very aggressive player, and his size is something you can’t teach,” Jaggers said … Also competed in basketball and track and field … Four-year starter in basketball who earned all-district honors and led the team in rebounding and assists … Competed in the high jump and the 4x400-meter relay … An early commitment to UK and did not consider other schools. Personal: Born in Wurzberg, Germany … Son of Rodriquez and Valerie King … Rodriquez played college football … Major is community communications and leadership development. Community Cats: Participated in Read Across America (2010 and 2011). La’Rod says … Favorite college course so far: African American History Race and Sport … If I could be on any reality TV show I would choose: Jersey Shore and “Flavor of La’Rod” … Something people might not know about me is: I want to go to barber school … What I like about Coach Phillips is: I can beat him in cornhole … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: in the Army or still in college majoring in business.

JAKE LANEFSKI Guard/Center, 6-4, 283, Sr-3L Mobile, Ala. (McGill-Toolen Catholic) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010)

Provides experienced depth in the offensive line ... Also contributes on special teams ... Team’s backup right guard, he also can play center ... Only began playing football during his senior year in high school ... Has seen action in 29 career games, making four starts ... Has completed his degree in agricultural economics and plans to work toward a second major in the fall. 2010 (Junior): Played in 11 of UK’s 13 games, seeing more action as the season went along. 2009 (Sophomore): Played the first five games of the season before being sidelined with a knee injury. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in all 13 games while starting the team’s final four games at right guard ... Member of a unit that led the SEC and ranked fourth nationally in fewest sacks allowed for the year ...

King Career Statistics Year Position 2009 Wide Receiver 2010 Wide Receiver Totals

G-GS 11-0 13-6 23-6

Rec. 10 36 46

Yds. 142 478 620

Avg. 14.2 13.3 13.5

TD 1 5 6

Long 28 47 47

2010 Opponent at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

Rec. 3 3 3 4 2 5 4 3 2 1 2 1 3 56

Yds. 58 16 34 44 10 49 38 88 12 47 31 9 42 478

TD 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 5

Long 38 6 26 20 9 22 12 35 8 47 22 9 26 47

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UK also was 11th in the nation in fewest tackles for loss allowed. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week once during the season. High School: Has outstanding potential for development after having played only one season of high school football … Began playing the sport during his senior year at McGill-Toolen Catholic High School in Mobile, Ala., when the coaches talked him into trying out … Started at defensive tackle, making approximately 100 tackles … Intercepted two passes, returning one for a touchdown … Also saw time as a reserve offensive lineman … Despite being unknown at the start of the season, he earned first-team all-region and honorable-mention all-state honors … Twice earned Area Player of the Week honors from the Mobile Register … McGill-Toolen went 11-2, reaching the quarterfinals of the Class AAAAAA (largest classification) playoffs before losing to the eventual state champion … Played for the winning East team in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl in Shreveport, La. … Also played for the winning squad in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game … Coached by Keith Powell … “The first thing about Jake is his outstanding character,” Powell said. “He doesn’t miss a minute in the weight room. He’s raw, but there’s no telling how far he will go. Kentucky got a great find.” … Transferred to McGillToolen as a junior but could not play his first year because of the transfer rule … Competed for the school’s track and field team and won the state indoor and outdoor shot put championship … Threw the discus and javelin in addition to the shot … Also competed for the golf team … Has tremendous power off the tee, having driven the ball more than 400 yards, and was ranked fifth in the world in his age group for longest driving ability … Won the school’s student-athlete award … Selected UK over Southern Mississippi, Florida State, Auburn, Alabama, and South Florida. Personal: Born in Mobile, Ala. … Son of Keith Lanefski and Angela Lanefski … An uncle, Richard Roush, competed in football and track at Troy … Major is agricultural economics. Community Cats: Participated in Golf Fore the Hungry (2009) and was a guest speaker at The Lexington School (2010). Jake says … My ideal vacation spot is: home … The coolest thing about being at UK is: Training table food … The one thing I like most about football is: it relieves your stress … Something people might not know about me is: I like to draw … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing golf.

High School: Three-year starter at Manual High School ... Played defensive end and also protected the quarterback on the other side of the ball at tackle and guard ... Named to all-district team after senior year, when he helped the squad to a 10-2 record ... Nominated team captain prior to final season ... Accounted for 18 tackles and 27 pancake blocks over his career ... Coached by Joe Nichols … Also played one year of basketball at center ... Named to the academic honor roll ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... Enjoys weightlifting and video games in his spare time. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Jerald and Lisa Lewellen … Major is agricultural economics. Community Cats: Participated in events at a retirement center (2009), a community center (2009), Read Across America (2010), Ashland Elementary (2010), Clear Creek Elementary (2011), Lexington Christian Academy (2011), the Hope Lodge (2011), Cardinal Valley Elementary (2011) and Northern Elementary (2011) ... Spent his 2010 spring break on a mission trip to Nicaragua with Athletes in Action ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Lexington Veterans Administration Hospital (2011). Jacob says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: John Elway … My ideal vacation spot is: going back to Nicaragua … The one thing I like most about football is: it’s my passion, I have played since I was 4 ... Something people might not know about me is: I enjoy to watch soccer, love to cook, and I’m on the AIA leadership team … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: trying to coach, I love being around the game.

Lewellen Career Statistics Year 2009 2010 Totals

Position Def. End Def. End

Has been productive when the opportunity has arisen ... Impressed the coaches with his attitude and work ethic in practice ... Has good understanding of the defensive scheme ... Working to add the strength necessary for a collegiate defensive lineman ... Has played in three games ... Very dedicated to community service (see list at end of bio) and earned a nomination for the National Good Works Team sponsored by the American Football Coaches Association. 2010 (Sophomore): Played against Western Kentucky University and Akron ... Made a tackle for loss vs. WKU ... Two-time defensive Scout Team Player of the Week, helping the Wildcats prepare for Louisville and Ole Miss. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in one game, UK’s win over Eastern Kentucky ... Made his first collegiate tackle against the Colonels. 2008 (Freshman): Redshirted.

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Tackles Sacks-Yds. TFL-Yds. 1 0 0 1 0 1-1 2 0 1-1

FC 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0

PBU 0 0 0

PATRICK LIGON Defensive LIneman, 6-4, 253, So-Sq Germantown, Tenn. (Christian Brothers) Got his first game action last season ... Shows big-play ability and good instincts in practice ... After playing two seasons as an end, the coaches also took a look at him as a tackle during the spring ... Can contribute at

JACOB LEWELLEN Defensive End, 6-3, 244, Jr-Sq Louisville, Ky. (Manual)

G-GS 1-0 2-0 3-0

either position. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Received reps in four games, including Kentucky’s upset win over top-10 ranked South Carolina in Lexington … Recovered a fumble against Western Kentucky University. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week once during the season. High School: Good-sized defensive end prospect … Was a big-play performer at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis … His 60 tackles during his senior season featured a whopping 20 tackles for loss and eight quarterback sacks … Also caused three fumbles and had eight quarterback hurries … Named All-Metro Memphis and all-region … Also chosen All-Super Prep Conference, which is a league comprised of large private schools … Led the conference in tackles for loss and was second in sacks … Team went to the state playoffs his junior and senior seasons … Played in the Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game … Coached by Kevin Locastro … “Patrick is a big, strong, physical player,” Locastro said. “He’s an extremely hard worker, coachable and has a big upside. (In


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addition to defensive end) He also could be a really good tackle.” … Originally committed to his hometown school of Memphis before changing his mind and opting for the Wildcats … Participated in the shot put for the track and field team … Finished third in the state as a sophomore and junior. Personal: Born in Memphis, Tenn. … Son of David and Margaret Ligon … Patrick comes from a football family … His father, David, played at Memphis … His brother, David, played at Tennessee … An uncle, Mike Vogel, played at Texas … A cousin, Scott Vogel, played at Memphis … Patrick’s grandfather, Don Vogel, played at Texas A&I ... Major is agricultural economics. Patrick says … Favorite college course so far: Dinosaurs and Disasters … My ideal vacation spot is: the Caribbean … The one thing I like most about football is: being a part of a team of brothers … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he played at UK … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: going to school.

great athlete and could have played another position for us but he was just too valuable in the kicking game. His accuracy consistently improved over the years. He came in a good punter and left a great one.” … Played for the basketball and baseball teams, earning all-region honors in baseball … Member of the student council and the school’s service club … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in LaGrange, Ga. … Son of Nasor and Emily Mansour … Name is pronounced “MAN-soo-er” … Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Joe says … My ideal vacation spot is: Hawaii … The coolest thing about being at UK is: girls … The one thing I like most about football is: the team … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s a players’ coach … What I like about my position coach Greg Nord is: everything.

Mansour Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Kickoffs

Games 9

Kickoffs 48

Touchbacks 15

Ligon Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Def. End

G-GS 4-0

Tackles Sacks-Yds. TFL-Yds. 0 0 0

FC 0

FR 1

PBU 0

JOE MANSOUR Kicker/Punter, 6-2, 188, So-1L LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) R National

Kickoff Specialist of the Week for the Louisville game by the College Football Performance Awards (2010)

Versatile performer can handle placekicks, punting and kickoff off ... Handled kickoffs for much of his freshman season ... Hit 38-yard gamewinning field goal in the final minute of the Blue/White Spring Game. 2010 (Freshman): Kicked off in nine games ... Had 15 touchbacks, tied for the SEC lead ... Recorded a season high in touchbacks with five vs. Akron ... Named the College Football Performance Awards National Kickoff Specialist of the Week for his performance against Louisville, where he kicked off five times, causing three touchbacks. High School: First-team All-America kicker among medium-sized high schools as selected by MaxPreps.com … Also named first team on the Georgia “All-Decade” Team by MaxPreps … Long-range kicker had six field goals over 50 yards during his career … Made field goals of 59, 56 and 52 yards during his senior season at LaGrange High School … The 59-yarder is the third-longest in Georgia high school history … Had touchbacks on 84 percent of his kickoffs … Punted for a 42.7-yard average … First-team all-state by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Georgia Sports Writers Association for Class AAA … The nation’s No. 2 punter prospect by Scout.com and the No. 15 kicker as evaluated by Rivals.com … Averaged 41.4 yards per punt as a junior, with 83 percent of his kickoffs in the end zone … Four-year starter also hit field goals of 55 yards as a junior, 53 yards as a sophomore and 50 yards as a freshman … LaGrange, a perennial power, advanced to the state playoffs each season, with a best finish of 11-3 in the state semifinals his junior year … Continues the tradition of Grangers at UK, joining current Wildcats Randall Burden, Qua Huzzie, Tristian Johnson, Pat Simmons and Mychal Bailey … Coached by Steve Pardue … Played for the winning South team in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game, nailing a pair of field goals and all three extra points in a 27-20 victory … Very good athlete in addition to his kicking skills … “Joe is a tremendous talent,” Pardue said. “He’s a

GENE McCASKILL Wide Receiver, 6-0, 206, Jr-2L Chester, S.C. (Chester) His return in August could be a huge boost to the wide receivers if he is at full speed ... Sat out last season and spring practice after sustaining a seasonending knee injury last August ... Used 2010 as a redshirt season ... Has good all-around ability and has the savvy to play any of the receiver positions ... Turned in his best single-game performance as a true freshman in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl ... Has played in 25 games, starting 10. 2010 (Junior): Did not see game action because of injury … Redshirted. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, starting six ... Caught 17 passes for 163 yards ... Snagged a career-best four passes in the Eastern Kentucky and Clemson games. 2008 (Freshman): Made an apperance in 12 games, including four starts late in the season ... Registered 15 catches for 181 yards for the year ... Had his best game in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl victory over East Carolina with three catches for 64 yards, including a season-long 48-yarder ... Earned his first career start at Mississippi State, snagging two balls for 18 yards. High School: Named first-team all-state as an all-purpose athlete by the Columbia State newspaper and the High School Sports Report … Talented playmaker performed at quarterback and wide receiver in high school … Expected to get a first look at wide receiver in college … Helped lead Chester HS to the Class AAA state championship game as a senior … Accounted for more than 2,500 passing, rushing, and receiving yards, to go along with 30 touchdowns in those categories … Played in the South Carolina North-South All-Star Game … Has been clocked under 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash … One of the top-11 prospects in South Carolina by the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel … Coached by Vic Floyd … An all-state track and basketball player … Member of a 4x100-meter relay state champion as a senior … Also ran the 400-meter dash, with a best time of approximately 50 seconds, and the 4x400-meter relay … Honors graduate … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Chester, S.C. … Son of Eugene and Felicia McCaskill … Gene’s brother, Chris White, played football at South Carolina … Major is family science. Community Cats: Participated in an event at a day care center (2010). Gene says … The coolest thing about being at UK is: how supportive the

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fan are … The one thing I like most about football is: everything … Something people might not know about me is: I like to fish … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s a good coach and connects well with his players … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: still in college working towards a degree.

McCaskill Career Statistics Year Position 2008 Wide Receiver 2009 Wide Receiver Totals

G-GS 12-4 13-6 25-10

Rec. 15 17 32

Yds. 181 163 344

Avg. 12.1 9.6 10.8

TD 0 0 0

Long 48 31 48

LUKE McDERMOTT Defensive Tackle, 6-1, 264, Sr-1L Louisville, Ky. (Trinity) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2008, 2010)

2010 was the best season of his career, developing into a regular contributor ... Could earn even more playing time this season following the graduation of two senior tackles ... Hardnosed, high-energy player with a knack for getting to the ball ... Has been extremely dedicated in the weight room, gaining approximately 40 pounds since his arrival ... Has played in 19 games, starting five.

2010 (Junior): Played in all 13 games, getting five starts … Had 17 tackles, five tackles for loss and tied for the team lead with three sacks … Recorded two quarterback hurries against Tennessee ... Was part of a defensive frontline that allowed only two yards rushing in the second half to South Carolina ... Posted two tackles, including a sack, vs. Florida ... Solid game vs. Akron, recording a career-high four tackles, including a sack ... Grabbed an interception in the win over WKU ... Made his first career start, gaining three tackles, one sack and two tackles for loss vs. Louisville. 2009 (Sophomore): Appeared in UK’s wins over Miami (Ohio), the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Eastern Kentucky. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in three games ... Totaled five stops, three against Western Kentucky and two at Florida ... Named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week leading up to the Arkansas win ... Contributed two tackles, including one for loss, in UK’s junior-varsity win over Fork Union Military Academy. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: A two-year letterman and two-year starter for Trinity HS, a perennial power in the Kentucky high-school ranks … Member of state championship teams in both his junior and senior seasons, as the Shamrocks had a combined two-year record of 27-3 … Tallied 12 sacks and 50 tackles in his senior season … Named third-team all-state by the Louisville Courier-Journal as a senior … Had 19 sacks and 40 tackles in his junior campaign from his defensive end position …. Coached by Bob Beatty. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Jim and Susan McDermott … Luke’s grandfather, Jack McDermott, played football for the University of Detroit ... Major is integrated strategic communications. Luke says … Favorite college course so far: Commercial production … I couldn’t live without my: lungs … My ideal vacation spot is: Florida … What I like about my position coach, Coach Turner is: he is honest … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: in college somewhere.

McDermott Career Statistics Year 2008 2009 2010 Totals

Position Def. Tackle Def. Tackle Def. Tackle

G-GS 3-0 3-0 13-5 19-5

Tackles 5 0 17 22

TFL-Yds. 0 0 5-17 5-17

Sacks-Yds. 0 0 3-15 3-15

FR 0 0 0 0

FC 0 0 0 0

MALCOLM McDUFFEN Linebacker, 6-3, 217, Fr-RS Hopkinsville, Ky. (Christian County) Speedy weakside linebacker showed exciting potential during his redshirt season ... Gets to the ball in a hurry ... Reminds the coaching staff of a young Danny Trevathan.

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2010 (Freshman): Redshirt season … Scout Team Player of the Week three times, including twice on defense for the Georgia and Tennessee games and once on special forces for the Charleston Southern game. High School: Combines excellent athletic ability with good football instincts and sound technique … First-team all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and the Louisville Courier-Journal … Named to the “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top seniors in Kentucky by the Lexington Herald-Leader … Made 58 tackles, including 10 sacks … Played linebacker and defensive end while also seeing action on offense at quarterback, fullback and tight end … Top statistical year came as a junior when he amassed 106 tackles, including 16 for loss … Helped lead


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Christian County HS to a 13-2 record and state runner-up finish in Class AAAAA his junior campaign … Career totals featured 212 tackles and 15 caused fumbles … Two-year member of the All-Western Kentucky Conference team … One of the nation’s top-50 outside linebackers by ESPN.com … The No. 8 prospect in Kentucky by Rivals.com and SuperPrep … Coached by Steve Lovelace … “Malcolm’s work ethic and dedication as a student-athlete will help him succeed at Kentucky,” Lovelace said. “He can dominate a game. He’s very coachable and will do whatever it takes to help the team win.” … A standout basketball player who helped his team make three trips to the Sweet 16 state tournament … Also participated in track, competing in the 200- and 400-meter runs, along with the 4x200 and 4x400 relays … Honors graduate … Class president all four years of high school … President of the Ladies and Gentlemen’s Club … Member of the Future Business Leaders of America. Personal: Born in Nashville, Tenn. … Son of Jeanette Quarles, Anthony Quarles and Michael McDuffen ... Michael played basketball at Murray State and also professionally … Malcolm’s cousin, Ricky Abren, played football at UK ... Major is management. Community Cats: Participated in Read Across America (2011). Malcolm says … Favorite home-cooked meal: Anything my momma or grandma cook … My ideal vacation spot is: New York … The coolest thing about being at UK is: that I’m in college … Something people might not know about me is: that I am the son of a former pro basketball player … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing basketball.

CRAIG McINTOSH Kicker, 6-0, 193, Jr-2L Lexington, Ky. (Lexington Christian Academy) National Kickoff Specialist of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards for the Vanderbilt game (2009) R SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010) R

Steady performer who has gradually earned the placekicking and kickoff jobs with his consistency ... Has an interesting story; kicked only one year in high school, then enrolled at Kentucky as a member of UK’s Army ROTC program ... After a year as a regular student, he decided to try out in his second year on campus when he read a newspaper article that the Wildcats needed a kickoff man ... Has played in 24 games. 2010 (Sophomore): Second on the team in scoring with 67 points, making 11-of-15 field goals and 34-of-35 extra points … Made eightconsecutive field goals, the second-longest streak in school history ... Hit both field goal attempts at Ole Miss, including a career-long 50-yarder ... Also made 2-of-2 vs. Auburn ... Tied his career long with a 50-yarder against the wind in the BBVA Compass Bowl ... Took over kickoff duties late in the season because of his accurate kick placement ... Has good size and physical development and made two tackles in kick coverage. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Tried out for the team when school started in late August and won a place on the squad ... Kicked off the last 10 games of the season ... Had 51 kickoffs, 11 for touchbacks ... Even though he got off to a late start, he ranked fourth in the SEC in total touchbacks ... Had a season-high three touchbacks against Eastern Kentucky and Vanderbilt ... Named the National Kickoff Specialist of the Week for his performance against the Commodores ... Made one tackle in kick coverage. 2008 (Freshman): Enrolled at UK as a member of the ROTC program ... Did not play football, the equivalent of a redshirt season.

High School: Only played football in his senior season at Lexington Christian Academy ... Was the team’s starting kicker, punter and linebacker ... Had a long field goal of 48 yards ... Helped LCA to an 11-4 record and a runner-up finish in the Class A state championship ... Coached by Paul Rains ... Two-year all-state honoree in soccer, playing the striker position ... Also participated in the pole vault for the track and field team. Personal: Born in Rogers, Ark. ... Son of John and Lori McIntosh … Major is kinesiology. Community Cats: Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (2011). Craig says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Dougie Allen … The coolest thing about being at UK is: still being close to home and having the ability to see my family whenever I want … Something people might not know about me is: I want to fly helicopters in the Army after I graduate … What I like about my position coach, Coach Nord is: he tries to teach some life knowledge in addition to football … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: full time committed to ROTC.

McIntosh Career Statistics Year 2009 2010 Totals

Position Kickoffs Kickoffs

Games 10 12 22

Kickoffs 51 15 66

Touchbacks 11 3 14

McIntosh’s Field Goals by Distance Year 2010

1-19 0-0

20-29 3-3

30-39 3-4

40-49 3-5

50+ 2-3

Total Long 11-15 50

NICK MELILLO Tight End, 6-2, 226, Sr-2L Louisville, Ky. (Trinity/Lindenwood) Returned to full speed in the spring after missing the first half of the 2010 season because of an injury ... Moved to tight end in 2009 after being a wide receiver throughout his career ... Obviously skilled as a pass receiver, the coaches say he also is a tenacious blocker ... Has played in 20 games with one start. 2010 (Junior): Missed the first half of the season because of a high-ankle sprain ... Played in the last seven games, including his first career start in the win over Vanderbilt ... Made his only catch of the season against VU, reaching high to make an amazing catch that set up a touchdown. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games ... Caught five passes for 44 yards ... Snagged two balls for 22 yards in the win at Georgia. 2008 (Sophomore): Transferred to UK ... Redshirted as a wide receiver. At Lindenwood: Saw time at wide receiver during the 2007 season at Lindenwood University, an NAIA school in St. Charles, Mo. ... Played in seven games for the Lions, catching 13 balls for 270 yards and two touchdowns ... Longest reception was 68 yards ... Averaged 20.8 yards per catch and 38.6 yards receiving per game. High School: Played two seasons at wide receiver at two-time state champion Trinity High School ... As a senior he started at wide receiver and made 27 receptions for 546 yards and three touchdowns ... Named alldistrict as a senior ... Coached by Bob Beatty … Named to the academic honor roll all four years ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Nick and Tracy Melillo … Major is history. Nick says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Jerome

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Bettis … I couldn’t live without my: mom or dad … Something people might not know about me is: I love to go hunting … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is passionate about the game and our team … What I like about my position coach, Greg Nord, is: he is determined to make us great and win.

Melillo Career Statistics Year 2009 2010 Totals

Position Tight End Tight End

G-GS 13-0 7-1 20-1

Rec. 5 1 6

Yds. 44 10 54

Avg. 8.8 10.0 9.0

TD 0 0 0

Long 11 10 11

the defensive line … Two-year selection to the All-Douglas County team …Coached by Kenny Palmer … “Kevin has great feet and great speed for a player his size,” Palmer said. “He’s a hard worker who will develop into an SEC player.” … Played center for the school’s basketball team. Personal: Born in Douglasville, Ga. … Son of Jack and Cheryl Mitchell … Major is community communications and leadership development. Kevin says … My ideal vacation spot is: the beach … The coolest thing about being at UK is: great people and playing football … The one thing I like most about football is: being able to be part of a team … What I like about Coach Phillips is: that he is a players’ coach and he interacts with us on a personal level … What I like about my position coach, Mike Summers, is: he is upbeat and motivates us to be the best we can be.

ANTHONY MOSLEY Cornerback, 6-0, 178, Sr-2L Ellenwood, Ga. (Tucker) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2009)

His performance was one of the most pleasant developments of the 2010 season ... Emerged as a starting cornerback and played well ... Augments his physical ability with good playing savvy ... Moved from wide receiver to cornerback during the 2008 season ... Serves as a representative on the UK Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Has played in 18 games, starting 12 ... Has graduated with a degree in community communications and leadership development ... Plans to begin his masters in political science in the fall.

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KEVIN MITCHELL Offensive Guard, 6-6, 296, So-1L Winston, Ga. (Alexander) Opens preseason work as the backup left guard behind senior Stuart Hines ... Saw his first game action last season, both on special teams and as a reserve guard ... Moved to guard in spring 2010 after redshirting as an offensive tackle in 2009 ... Very athletic for a player his size, which enables him to handle the agility needed to play guard. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in nine games for the Wildcats, mostly on special teams, coming in as a big body up front on field goals and extra points … Also has played as a reserve guard. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: First-team all-state for Georgia Class AAAA by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Good athlete for a player his size, as he has been timed just under 5.0 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Three-year starter at Alexander HS in Douglasville, Ga. … Started at tight end as a sophomore, tackle as a junior and guard as a senior … Also got some playing time in

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2010 (Junior): Played in all 13 games with 12 starts ... Second on the team in pass breakups with five and seventh on the team with 34 tackles ... Made the biggest play of his career in the final seconds vs. South Carolina, snaring an interception in the endzone to seal UK’s come-from-behind upset victory ... Also caused a fumble against the Gamecocks ... Had a career-high six tackles in win over Vanderbilt. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in five games ... Made one tackle against ULM and Eastern Kentucky ... Also had a pass breakup against the Warhawks. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see varsity game action after making a position switch during the season ... Played in UK’s junior-varsity win over Fork Union Military Academy and contributed two tackles. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted as a wide receiver ... Earned Scout Team Player of the Week honors three times during the season. High School: Has an excellent combination of good speed and sure hands … Track athlete who did not begin playing football until his junior year at Tucker (Ga.) HS, when the coaches convinced him to try the sport … Has been timed as low as 4.36 seconds in the 40-yard dash … His deft receiving ability is indicated by the fact that he did not drop a pass during his senior season … Caught 20 passes for 354 yards and five touchdowns as a senior … Earned all-county and honorable-mention all-state honors … Won the team’s Kelly Cofer Award for overall football performance, academics, and attitude … The No. 67 prospect in Georgia by Scout.com … Coached by Bill Ballard … “Anthony is a deep ball threat, a player with separation speed who can make the big play,” Ballard said. “He did not drop a ball his senior season, and not many players can say that. He’s a really fine young man.” … Three-year letterman in track, competing in the triple jump, 200-meter dash, 400-meter run, and the 4x100 relay … His relay unit was third in the state meet his sophomore year and he won the region in the triple jump as a junior … Honor-roll student who was a member of the school’s chess club … Last name is pronounced “MOSElee” … Chose UK over Arkansas and Michigan State.


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Personal: Born in Cleveland, Ohio … Son of Toni Cooper and Vince Cooper … Major is community communications and leadership development ... Beginning his masters degree in political science. Community Cats: Participated in events with the Boy Scouts, the UK Children’s Hospital Valentine’s Day party and the Lexington Explorium (2008); Woodford County High School (2010); and Clear Creek Elementary (2011) ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Lexington Veterans Administration Hospital (2011). Anthony says … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: Obama … The one thing I like most about football is: the family you create with coaches, players and staff … Something people might not know about me is: I love school and want to be a part of government. Also I was the 2008 Ingles Hall cornhole champion … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his young nature makes college football fun and you can talk to him like a father … What I like about my position coach, Steve Brown is: how he cares about every player like a son.

Mosley Career Statistics Year 2009 2010 Totals

Position Cornerback Cornerback

G-GS 5-0 13-12 18-12

Tackles 2 34 36

Int.-Yds. 0 1-0 1-0

PBU 1 5 6

FR 0 1 1

FC 0 0 0

Mosley Game-by-Game Statistics 2010 Opponent at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

Tackles Int-Yds. 2 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 2 0 3 0 2 1-0 3 0 1 0 3 0 6 0 3 0 2 0 34 1-0

TFL-Yds. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5-1 0 0.5-5 0 1-6

FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

PBU 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5

BILLY JOE MURPHY Offensive Tackle, 6-6, 308, Sr-3L Gamaliel, Ky. (Monroe County) Academic All-District IV by the College Sports Information Directors of America (2010) R SEC Academic Honor Roll (2008, 2009, 2010) R

Begins preseason practice as the starter at right tackle ... Coaches were pleased with his performance in the spring as he concentrated on one position ... Has been extremely valuable during his career as the utility man of the offensive line ... Very intelligent player who can plug in at any of the guard or tackle positions ... Has appeared in 33 games, making nine starts ... Fine student who earned a place on the Academic All-District Team and went on the national ballot for Academic All-America. 2010 (Junior): Was a key part of a young but talented offensive line, playing in every game this season ... Started six games, twice at right tackle,

#52 BILLY JOE MURPHY twice at left guard and twice at left tackle ... Helped UK rank fourth in the SEC in total offense and second in fewest quarterback sacks allowed. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, primarily on special teams. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in seven games, while earning three starting assignments, two at left tackle and one at right tackle ... Was among an offensive line that led the SEC and ranked fourth nationally in fewest sacks allowed. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week in preparation for the Vanderbilt game. High School: One of the top-10 prospects in Kentucky by Rivals.com, Scout.com, and SuperPrep … Also All-South Region as named by PrepStar … Three-year starter at offensive tackle and defensive tackle at Monroe County HS in Tompkinsville, Ky. … Helped lead Monroe County to the state playoffs during his junior and senior seasons … Team compiled single-season school record for total offense and averaged approximately 250 rushing yards per game … On defense, he was second on the team in tackles with 81 … Honorable mention all-state as a senior by the Louisville Courier-Journal … Member of the “Kentucky Tremendous 26” by the state high school coaches association … Two-year selection on the All-Southern Kentucky Conference team and the all-gridiron squad by the Sporting Times … Three-year choice on the all-district team … Played for the w inning Kentucky squad in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game in June, 2007 … Coached by John Petett … “Billy Joe is a great studentathlete, as good off the field as he is on the field,” Petett said. “His drive, determination, and work ethic are awesome. He is very coachable and like having a coach on the field.” … A five-year letterman on the basketball team … District Player of the Year as a senior and junior and

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honorable-mention all-state as a junior … Three-year pick on the alldistrict team … Also played two years for the baseball team … Outstanding student with a 4.0 grade-point average … President of his school’s chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Member of the Beta Club, Pep Club, and Future Farmers of America … Growing up a Kentucky fan, Billy Joe committed early, saying that it is a “dream come true” to play for the Wildcats. Personal: Born in Glasgow, Ky. … Son of Joe and Lori Murphy … Joe played college basketball at Western Kentucky and St. Catharine’s … An uncle, Brad, played college baseball at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn. … Major is kinesiology. Community Cats: Participated in events with Read Across America, Dixie Elementary School, Ashland Elementary and The Lexington School (2010). Billy Joe says … When I played football as a kid I pretended I was: a skill player … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: Vince Lombardi … The coolest thing about being at UK is: Big Blue Nation … The one thing I like most about football is: how it makes you a better person, not just a better player … Something people might not know about me is: I was a yo-yo champion in grade school.

MARTAVIUS NELOMS Free Safety, 6-1, 186, Jr-2L Memphis, Tenn. (Fairley) His move from cornerback to free safety was a highlight of the spring ... Adapted quickly to the new position and showed excellent playing instincts ... Also a physical player and a good tackler ... Had the maturity and ability to earn playing time as a true freshman ... Only began playing football as a junior in high school ... Has played in 21 games, starting 10. 2010 (Sophomore): Led all Kentucky defensive backs in tackles for loss with 5.5 ... Sacked the quarterback twice on cornerback blitzes ... Fifth on the team in tackles with 55 … Career-high eight tackles vs. Auburn ... Broke up two passes at Mississippi State. 2009 (Freshman): Played in 10 games ... Started at South Carolina when both of UK’s starting corners were injured ... Totaled 14 tackles on the season with one pass breakup. High School: First-team all-state in Tennessee Class AAAA as a senior … Led the state in interceptions with eight pickoffs, returning two for touchdowns … Only began playing football his junior year at Fairley High School in Memphis … His achievements are amazing for someone who has played football just two years … Has shown remarkable aptitude for the sport and, of course, has tremendous upside for the future … Also named all-metro by the Memphis Commercial-Appeal … Made six interceptions as a junior … A cornerback on defense, he also saw time as a wide receiver … Played in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game following his senior season and had an interception in that contest, helping his Red team post a 14-0 shutout … The No. 30 prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com … Made an all-combine team in the summer of 2008 ... Coached by Rahnmann Slocum … “Martavius has great speed and great size,” Slocum said. “He’s a hard worker and quick learner, which helped him to overcome not having played football before. He loves going for the football so he can make something happen.” ... Member of the track team, competing in the 200- and 400-meter dashes along with the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relays … Went to the state meet in the relays two years, with a best finish of third in the 4x100 and second in the 4x200 as a senior. Personal: Born in Memphis, Tenn. … Son of Marvin Neloms … Marvin

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played college football at Arkansas State … Major is kinesiology. Community Cats: Participated in Read Across America (2011). Martavious says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: I didn’t play football … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: God … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the friends I have made … Something people might not know about me is: I play the piano … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his relationship with the players.

Neloms Career Statistics Year 2009 2010 Totals

Position Cornerback Cornerback

G-GS 10-1 11-9 21-10

Tackles 14 55 69

Int.-Yds. 0 0 0

PBU 1 2 3

FR 0 0 0

FC 0 1 1

2010 Opponent at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

Tackles Int-Yds. 3 0 INJ 0 0 6 0 7 0 8 0 6 0 INJ 7 0 7 0 4 0 2 0 5 0 55 0-0

TFL-Yds. 1-10

FC 0

FR 0

PBU 0

0 1-2 0 1-3 0

0 0 0 1 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0.5-1 1-5 1-15 0 0 5.5-36

0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0

2 0 0 0 0 2

MORGAN NEWTON Quarterback, 6-4, 235, Jr-2L Carmel, Ind. (Carmel) SEC All-Freshman Team by SEC coaches (2009) Most Outstanding First-Year Offensive Player by UK coaches (2009) R SEC Freshman of the Week for the Eastern Kentucky game (2009) R

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Had a very productive spring ... Showed improved consistency with his passing accuracy ... Has noteworthy attributes, with good size, a strong arm and also is a capable runner ... Did an admirable job in 2009 when he had to play as a true freshman ... Was in the midst of a redshirt season when he was called into action after starting quarterback Mike Hartline was injured ... Started the last eight games, helping UK post a 5-3 record ... Has played in 13 games, starting nine. 2010 (Sophomore): Started the BBVA Compass Bowl … Completed 21 of 36 passes for 211 yards in the bowl tilt and added 18 net rushing yards ... Saw backup duty in four other games. 2009 (Freshman): Selected to the SEC All-Freshman Team by the league coaches ... UK’s Most Outstanding First-Year Offensive Player as chosen by UK coaches ... Completed 55.6 percent of his passes for 706 yards and six touchdowns ... Completed 20 of 29 passes for 187 yards, all season highs, along with two touchdowns in the win over Eastern Kentucky ... Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors for that performance ... Hit nine of 17 passes for 137 yards and a season-best three TDs in the upset win at


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Georgia ... Guided UK to its first win over Auburn since 1966 and first win at Auburn since 1961. High School: All-America quarterback as named by Parade, SuperPrep, The Sporting News, MaxPreps and ESPN/Rise Magazine (Grid-Hoop) … ESPN/Rise Magazine “Athlete of the Year” in Indiana … The Gatorade Indiana Football Player of the Year and also “Mr. Football” in the state … Threw for 1,938 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior, along with 1,664 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns, accounting for 3,602 yards total offense and 48 TDs … Led Carmel High School to three consecutive state championship games, winning the Class AAAAA title his junior season … Team went 38-7 over those three years … Passed for 1,882 yards and 25 touchdowns as a junior, adding 753 rushing yards and 11 scores … Firstteam all-state as a junior and senior by The Associated Press and the state coaches’ association … Indianapolis Star Football Player of the Year as a senior … Also named the Star’s Suburban Athlete of the Year for his combination of football and basketball accomplishments … Career totals feature 4,284 passing yards and 37 touchdowns, plus 2,617 rushing yards and 37 scores … Broke 10 school records, eight of which were held by former NFL and Purdue quarterback Mark Herrmann … The No. 6 quarterback prospect in the nation by Scout.com … The No. 7 QB by SuperPrep, which also listed him as the No. 6 overall prospect in the sixstate Midwest Region … Picked for the Detroit Free Press “Best of the Midwest” team … Played his freshman year at Pike HS in Indianapolis, where he was a teammate with current Wildcat Dakotah Tyler … Coached by Mo Moriarity … “Morgan is an intelligent kid, and athletically he’s as good as there is out there,” Moriarity said. “He throws the deep ball well. He can kill you (running the ball) if he doesn’t have a throw. He’s also an unbelievable competitor.” … Was an all-conference basketball player and also played baseball in high school … Member of the Student-Advisory Committee, the Student-Athlete Advisory Board and the Diversity Club … Graduated with honors … Guest speaker to elementary students through the NCAA’s “Stay in Bounds” program. Personal: Born in Indianapolis … Son of John and Ruby Newton … John played college football at Grambling University … Major is finance. Community Cats: Participated in an event at a youth football banquet (2009) ... Took part in events with Read Across America, Paris Elementary School, Dixie Elementary School, the UK Hospital Dance Blue fundraiser and Ashland Elementary School (2010) ... Took part in the “Gameday Ready” football clinic with the Birmingham Boys and Girls Club (2011). Morgan says … My ideal vacation spot is: Fiji … The coolest thing about being at UK is: all the nice people … The one thing I like most about football is: it takes all 11 people to have a successful play … What I like about my position coach, Randy Sanders, is: he always speaks the truth, he has no censor … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: more active in student government.

at Auburn ULM Mississippi State Eastern Kentucky at Vanderbilt at Georgia Tennessee vs. Clemson Totals

Newton Career Statistics

Earned a place on the squad in the fall of 2010 … Played linebacker his first season, then moved to fullback in the spring … Needs more time to adjust to the new position but has shown potential to be a good blocker … Very intelligent and aggressive player.

Year 2009 2010 Totals

G-GS 8-8 5-1 13-9

Comp. 75 25 100

Att. 135 43 178

Int. 3 0 3

Pct. 55.6 58.1 56.2

Yds. 706 265 971

TD 6 0 6

Long 60 40 60

Newton Game-by-Game Statistics 2009 Opponent vs. Miami (Ohio) Louisville Florida Alabama at South Carolina

Comp. DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

Att.

Int.

Pct.

Yds.

TD

Long

5 3 11 20 4 9 10 13 75

13 6 18 29 7 17 22 23 135

0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3

38.5 50.0 61.1 70.0 57.1 52.9 45.5 56.5 55.6

39 17 119 187 40 137 69 98 706

0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 6

23 11 20 18 28 60 15 17 60

DAVID NOLTEMEYER Offensive Guard, 6-4, 285, Fr-RS Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Came out for the team in the fall of 2010 and earned a place on the squad … Got a lot of opportunity in spring practice and showed promise as an offensive tackle … Proved to be a hard worker in the weight room during his first year on the team. Freshman (2010): Redshirted. High School: Starting left tackle on the KHSAA Class 6A state championship team at St. Xavier High School in Louisville, Ky. … Helped lead the Tigers to a 14-1 record his senior season en route to the state title … Team advanced to the state semifinals his junior season, going 13-1 … Lettered both his junior and senior season … Was a fouryear letterman on the track and field team as a thrower. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Parents are Denis and Patti Noltemeyer … Two older sisters, Cameron and Claire, both played collegiate sports … Cameron competed in rowing at the University of Louisville, while Claire played basketball at Thomas More … David plans to major in family studies. David says … Favorite college course so far: English … The one thing I like most about football is: the brotherhood … Something people might not know about me is: my favorite book is Twilight … What I like about my position coach, Mike Summers, is: he knows how to coach me to be the best player I can be … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: bored and lonely and probably just work a lot.

TOBA OMOTINUGBON Fullback, 6-0, 233, Fr-RS Jeffersonville, Ind. (Jeffersonville)

Freshman (2010): Redshirted as a linebacker. High School: Played high school football at Jeffersonville High School in Indiana … Three-year starter and letterwinner at defensive end … Helped his team to a 10-3 record and sectional championship his sophomore year … Had 203 career tackles with 12.5 sacks … Best career game was against North Lawrence when he had 14 tackles and three sacks … Named the 2009 Southern Indiana Player of the Year, while also getting all-state honorable mention that same season … Coached by Steve Cooley …

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Performed in shot put and discus all four years of high school … Member of the National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes … Member of the honor roll and was named Student of the Month. Personal: Born in Illorin, Nigeria … Parents are Joseph and Grace Omotinugbon … Plans a major in business management … Plays drums and sings in the choir at his church. Toba says … Favorite home-cooked meal: Nigerian FU-FU … Favorite college course so far: College Algebra … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: Oprah … The coolest thing about being at UK is: it’s not too close to home, but not too far either … Something people might not know about me is: that I play the drum-set for my church choir.

TIM PATTERSON Linebacker, 6-4, 224, Fr-HS Louisville, Ky. (Central) Enrolled at UK in January and participated in spring practice ... Displayed his bright potential as he began the adjustment to college football ... Rangy linebacker with outstanding height and sub-4.7 speed in the 40yard dash ... Originally signed with Kentucky in February, 2010 ... Was qualified to enroll in August, but agreed to grayshirt in order to continue rehabilitation of an injury. High School: The top prospect in the 2010 class in Kentucky as named by Rivals.com and SuperPrep … First-team all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal … Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top seniors in the state … Made 92 tackles as a senior but missed the state playoffs because of an injury … Also the top prospect in Kentucky by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming, who wrote, “This guy can really deliver a blow, always seems to be in the right position at the right time, takes great angles to the ball, and once he gets there, look out.” … Helped lead Central HS to consecutive state championships his sophomore and junior seasons … Made 91 tackles his junior year, with 12 for loss and two interceptions … Also saw playing time at tight end … Coached by Ty Scroggins (sophomore through senior year) and Steve Serotte (freshman year) … Not surprising with his skill set, is also an outstanding basketball player who helped Central to the finals of the 2009 state tournament. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Sherry Board … Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Tim says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Ray Lewis … My ideal vacation spot is: Jamaica … If I could be on any reality TV show I would choose: Deal or No Deal … What I like about my position coach, Chuck Smith is: he is easy to get along with … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing basketball.

RYAN PHILLIPPI Quarterback, 5-11, 178, So-Sq Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) Reserve quarterback ... His highlight of the spring came in a scrimmage when he threw a 37-yard pass, followed by a 38-yard touchdown toss ... Came out for the team in the spring of ‘09 ... His background with a pass-oriented offense in high school helped him make the adjustment to college ... Has good pocket presence and throwing ability ...

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#1 JERRELL PRIESTER Third-generation Wildcat as his grandfather, Chuck, was a Kentucky quarterback in the 1950s and his father, Kent, was a UK QB in the 1970s. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Continued to practice with the team. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted. 2008 (Freshman): Enrolled at UK as a part-time student, which did not start his eligibility clock. High School: Four-year letterman started two years at quarterback, leading Henry Clay High School to district and regional championships in both seasons ... Completed 343 of 522 pass attempts to finish his high school career with the second-highest completion percentage in state history of 66 percent ... Those completions totaled 5,054 yards ... Threw 56 touchdown passes against only nine interceptions over his career ... Also a scoring threat on the ground from the quarterback position ... Totaled 1,531 yards on 286 carries while scoring 23 touchdowns ... Honorable-mention allstate as a senior ... Named to the all-district and all-city teams in his final two seasons ... Named District Player of the Year as a senior ... In one game against Boyle County, gained 479 offensive yards, scoring three touchdowns on the ground while completing two more through the air -one of which was a game-winning pass to current Wildcat teammate Aaron Boyd with 10 seconds remaining ... Coached by Sam Simpson … Two-year letterman in basketball. Personal: Born in Lexington … Name is pronounced “fill-LIP-ee” ... Son of Kent and Vicki Phillippi … Third-generation Wildcat on the gridiron, grandfather Chuck was under center for UK in the 1950s; father Kent played quarterback in the late 1970s ... Uncle Scott Phillippi was a QB and punter for Stanford in the mid-1980s ... Major is management.


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Community Cats: Participated in the “Gameday Ready” football clinic with the Birmingham Boys and Girls Club (2011). Ryan says … I couldn’t live without my: Ugg slippers … My ideal vacation spot is: Daufuskie Island, SC … The coolest thing about being at UK is: I’m from Lexington so my mom does my laundry … Something people might not know about me is: I’m ranked in the top 1000 in the world in UFC Undisputed 2009 on Xbox Live … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: going to school and working as a bag boy at Kroger.

JERRELL PRIESTER Cornerback, 5-9, 172, So-1L Ulmer, S.C. (Allendale Fairfax) Got good experience as a reserve cornerback and on special teams during his freshman season ... Likely to play an expanded role in the coming season ... Explosive speed gives him the potential to be an outstanding cornerback and kick returner ... Has shown good coverage ability in practice and should continue to improve as he gets experience.

CARTIER RICE Cornerback, 5-10, 184, Jr-2L Duncan, S.C. (Byrnes) Primarily sees action when the Wildcats need an extra defensive back against passing formations ... Earned increased playing time last season ... Coaches considered playing this fine prospect in 2008, but decided to redshirt him in order to preserve the year of eligibility ... Has played in 17 games. 2010 (Sophomore): Made one of the biggest plays of the season in the South Carolina game ... In the final seconds of the game, he deflected a ball away from a South Carolina receiver in the endzone that led to a UK interception to seal the victory over the top-10 ranked Gamecocks ... Played in 11 games ... Totaled nine tackles, including five solo tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in six games ... Grabbed his first collegiate interception in the Eastern Kentucky game ... Made five tackles on the season, two each vs. EKU and South Carolina.

2010 (Freshman): Played in nine games, including getting a few snaps at cornerback in addition to his special teams action … Made four stops, including two tackles for loss vs. Charleston Southern ... Returned two kickoffs with an excellent 27.5-yard average. High School: Speedster running back/defensive back posted some eyepopping numbers … Best time in the 40-yard dash is 4.29 seconds … Timed at 4.31 seconds, the best time at the Elite 100 Camp in Charlotte, N.C., in the summer of 2009 … Rushed for approximately 1,300 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior, averaging more than 10 yards per carry … First-team all-state for Class A by the High School Sports Report … Zipped for 1,194 yards and 12 TDs as a junior while averaging an incredible 12.1 yards per rush … Started at safety as a sophomore … Helped team to three consecutive state playoff appearances, winning 10 games his senior and sophomore seasons … Two-year member of the all-region team … The No. 17 prospect in South Carolina and the nation’s No. 59 all-purpose athlete by Rivals.com … Played in the O-D All-America Game and the South Carolina North-South All-Star Game … Named the Most Valuable Defensive Back at a high-school combine … Coached by Wayne Farmer … Competed in five events in track, the 100-, 200-, and 400-meter events, along with the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays … State champion as a senior in the 100, 200 and by 4x400 … Has run the 100 as fast as 10.3 in hand-held timing and 10.97 in electronic timing. Personal: Born in Allendale, S.C. … Named is pronounced “PREES-ter” … Son of Ritichie Anthony and Sandra Deloach … A cousin, Raymond Priester, played football at Clemson … Major is management. Jerrell says … Favorite musical artist or group: Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Deion Sanders … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: my nephew … The coolest thing about being at UK is: playing football … The one thing I like most about football is: everything.

Priester Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Cornerback

G-GS 9-0

Tackles 4

TFL-Yds. 2-8

PBU 0

FR 0

FC 0

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2008 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: First-team all-state selection as a senior by The Associated Press, the Columbia State newspaper and the High School Sports Report … Outstanding cover cornerback with noteworthy quickness … Helped lead Byrnes HS of Duncan, S.C., to three state championships of the largest classification during his four years on the varsity … Had three interceptions as a senior, and capped the campaign by playing in the South Carolina vs. North Carolina Shrine Bowl … Had an interception for the winning South Carolina team in the Shrine Bowl … “Rice took on the challenge all week of covering a very talented group of receivers and came up aces,” wrote recruiting analyst Barton Simmons, who covered the Shrine Bowl game and practices for Rivals.com … Also had three interceptions as a junior, to go along with eight pass breakups … Coached by Chris Miller … An all-conference performer in basketball … Participated in three events in track and field, the 100-meter dash, 4x100meter relay and the long jump … Honor-roll student … Member of the National Art Society and studied advanced-placement art courses. Personal: Born in Waukegan, Ill. … Name is pronounced “CAR-tee-ay” … Son of Ronnie and Raye Rice … A cousin, Dougie Williams, played baseball for the Milwaukee Brewers … Major is community communications and leadership development. Cartier says … I couldn’t live without my: iPod, laptop, cell phone … My ideal vacation spot is: Puerto Rico or Brazil … The coolest thing about being at UK is: friends and experiences … Something people might not know about me is: I like to draw, sketch … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is a players’ coach.

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Rice Career Statistics Year 2009 2010 Totals

Position Cornerback Cornerback

G-GS 6-0 11-0 17-0

Tackles 5 9 14

Int.-Yds. 1-0 0 1-0

PBU 0 1 1

FR 0 0 0

FC 0 0 0

MATT ROARK Wide Receiver, 6-5, 214, Sr-3L Acworth, Ga. (North Cobb) Has made steady progress during his career, earning more playing time each season ... Hopes to take on a leadership role this year following the departure of Randall Cobb and Chris Matthews ... A former high school quarterback who has worked to learn the role of a college wide receiver ... Has outstanding height for a receiver ... Also valuable on special teams as a middle jumper on the field goal/extra point block team ... Has blocked six kicks in his career, five extra points and a field goal ... Has played in 38 games with one start ... As a senior in high school, his quarterback coach was current UK assistant Tee Martin. 2010 (Junior): Gathered 12 catches for 170 yards, averaging 14.2 yards per catch … First career start vs. Ole Miss ... Blocked an extra point vs. Florida for his sixth career blocked kick ... Had a career-long 40-yard reception in the win vs. WKU ... Became a big factor on special teams, making four tackles ... Made some big plays for UK in the win at Louisville, including a 25-yard catch down the sideline to the one-yard line after QB Mike Hartline dodged would-be tacklers. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games ... Caught five passes for 49 yards ... Blocked extra points against ULM and Eastern Kentucky. 2008 (Freshman): Appeared in all 13 games as a true freshman ... Made his first collegiate start at Tennessee ... Had one catch for 16 yards against Middle Tennessee ... Is a tremendous asset on special teams ... Blocked a field goal in the season opener at Louisville, preserving a scoreless tie that enabled UK to later post the first score of the game ... Blocked an extra point at Mississippi State, the deciding point in UK’s 14-13 victory that clinched bowl eligibility ... Blocked an East Carolina extra point in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl victory ... Was named the Special Teams Scout of the Week prior to the win at Louisville. High School: Combines excellent height and good speed … Originally a free safety, he moved to quarterback early in his junior year when the team’s starting QB was hurt; blossomed at the new position as he developed into a top-notch quarterback … Honorable-mention all-state as a senior by the Georgia Sportswriters Association and the Atlanta JournalConstitution …Two-time Cobb County Player of the Year … In 18 career starts he totaled 54 rushing and passing touchdowns … As a senior, he completed 98 of 136 passes (72.1 percent) for 1,552 yards and 15 touchdowns … Rushed for 1,010 yards and 12 TDs, averaging 7.3 yards per carry … Rushed for over 1,000 yards as a junior, scoring 18 touchdowns … Also had five interceptions … Led North Cobb HS to state playoff berths as a junior and senior … Coached by Shane Queen … His quarterback coach as a senior was current UK assistant Tee Martin … Four-year letterman in basketball … Honor-roll student. Personal: Although he came to UK from Georgia, he was born in Lexington … Name is pronounced “RORK” … Son of Michelle Holbrook and Ray Gover … Ray was a UK football letterman from 1985-88 as a defensive back and wide receiver … Major is community communications and leadership development.. Matt says … Favorite college course so far: calculus … If I could talk to


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anyone on Skype it would be: Prince William’s new wife … The coolest thing about being at UK is: meeting a new person every single day … The one thing I like most about football is: coming together with some of my best friends to get a job done … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: a sniper in the Marines.

Roark Career Statistics Year Position 2008 Wide Receiver 2009 Wide Receiver 2010 Wide Receiver Totals

G-GS 13-0 13-0 12-1 38-1

Rec. 1 5 12 18

Yds. 16 49 170 235

Avg. 16.0 9.8 14.2 13.1

TD 0 0 0 0

Long 16 15 40 4

TYLER ROBINSON Tight End, 6-3, 252, So-1L Friendsville, Tenn. (Alcoa) Impressive prospect earned playing time as a true freshman tight end, a noteworthy accomplishment ... Saw increased action as the season progressed ... Combines good pass-catching skills with the toughness needed to play tight end. 2010 (Freshman): Played in 11 games with three starts … Had a career game in his home state of Tennessee, recording season highs with four catches for 25 yards and his first career touchdown reception ... Totaled 11 catches for 80 yards and one TD for the season. High School: “Mr. Football” lineman in the state of Tennessee as a junior

… First-team all-state tight end/defensive end as a sophomore, junior and senior … Three-year starter for perennial power Alcoa High School, which won six consecutive state championships in Class AAA … Has exceptional hands … Caught 32 passes for 536 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior … Snagged 26 balls for 477 yards and seven TDs as a sophomore … “Tyler catches everything in sight and impresses you with his surprising speed,” wrote recruiting analyst Tom Lemming of MaxPreps.com … Also a defensive standout with 89 tackles, 21 for loss, as a junior … Was the regional player of the year as a junior … Had 66 tackles, 16 for loss as a sophomore … Defensive most valuable player of the state championship game his sophomore year … One of the nation’s top-25 tight ends as assessed by ESPN.com … The No. 13 prospect in Tennessee by SuperPrep … Coached by Gary Rankin … “Tyler is a big, tough kid who is also a good athlete,” Rankin said. “He has the best hands I’ve had on my team in 30 years of coaching.” … Played in the Tennessee East-West All-Star Game following his senior season … Also played basketball and baseball (catcher, outfielder) in high school. Personal: Born in Knoxville, Tenn. … Son of Tony and Debbie Robinson … Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Tyler says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: my dad … The coolest thing about being at UK is: playing SEC football … The one thing I like most about football is: winning … Something people might not know about me is: I want to be a movie star … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is a players’ coach.

Robinson Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Tight End

G-GS 11-3

Rec. 11

Yds. 80

Avg. 7.3

TD 1

Long 14

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DONTE RUMPH Defensive Tackle, 6-3, 308, So-1L St. Matthews, S.C. (Calhoun County/Fork Union Military Academy) Expected to make a strong bid for playing time after the graduation of two senior tackles ... Made a place in the playing rotation as a true freshman ... Has shown good ability and should become more of a factor as he gets stronger in the weight room ... A story of perseverance, he originally signed with UK in 2008 and worked for two years to earn qualification to attend. 2010 (Freshman): Saw action in 12 games … Had 12 tackles on the year, getting more and more reps as the season progressed ... Recorded season high of three tackles against Akron and in the BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pittsburgh. Prep School: Talented lineman with the size and strength to play tackle and also the quickness needed to play at end … Originally signed with Kentucky in 2008, he spent the 2008 and ‘09 seasons at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy … His 2008 prep season included a game against the Kentucky junior varsity, in which he made two tackles for loss, including a quarterback sack … Coached at Fork Union by John Shuman. High School: Earned first-team all-state honors, covering all classifications, by The Associated Press and the Columbia State newspaper … Also firstteam all-state for Class AA by the High School Sports Report … Totaled 107 tackles during senior season, including 14 quarterback sacks, for Calhoun County HS in St. Matthews, S.C. … Chosen for the South Carolina vs. North Carolina Shrine Bowl and played for the winning squad … Made 65 tackles and five sacks during his junior season … Coached by Walter Wilson … Member of the Calhoun County basketball team which won three consecutive state championships and had a winning streak of more than 70 games … Also played three seasons of baseball … Member of the Spirit Club. Personal: Born in Orangeburg, S.C. … Last name pronounced “rump” with a silent “h” … Son of Otis and Thelma Rumph … An uncle, Chris Rumph, is an assistant coach at Alabama … Donte’s brother, Tremaine Tyler, played football at South Carolina … Cousin of Philip Merling, former Clemson star who is now a defensive end with the Miami Dolphins … Major is family science. Donte says … Favorite college course so far: entomology … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Warren Sapp … I couldn’t live without my: family … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the support from fans … Something people might not know about me is: I’m adopted.

Rumph Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Def. Tackle

G-GS 12-0

Tackles 12

TFL-Yds. 0-0

Sacks-Yds. 0-0

FR 1

FC 0

JACOB RUSSELL Quarterback, 6-4, 223, So-Tr Lawrenceburg, Ky. (Anderson County/Eastern Kentucky) After playing the 2010 season at Eastern Kentucky, he decided to follow a lifelong dream by transferring to Kentucky … Went through spring practice but will not be eligible to play this season because of the transfer rule … Has good size, a strong arm and the ability to make plays with his legs … Also impressed the coaches with his intelligence and work ethic.

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At Eastern Kentucky: Played in seven games as a true freshman for the Colonels in 2010 … Completed 12 of 26 passes for 125 yards … Rushed 36 times for a net 84 yards and two touchdowns. High School: Class AAAAA Player of the Year as a senior at Anderson County High School in Lawrenceburg, Ky. … Second-team all-state by the Louisville Courier-Journal and also tabbed for the Lexington HeraldLeader “Class of the Commonwealth” … Four-year starter … Helped guide the team to the playoffs all four seasons, including the second round his junior season … Completed 56.5 percent of his passes for 6,733 yards and 65 touchdowns in high school … Also ran for 823 yards and 38 TDs … Coached by Mark Peach …. All-around athlete who also lettered in basketball as a forward and baseball as a first baseman and pitcher … Received all-state honors in all three sports … The school’s all-time scoring leader in basketball … Had a perfect 4.0 GPA in high school. Personal: Born in Versailles, Ky. … Parents are Eddie and Judy Russell … Plans a major in marketing. Jacob says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Brett Favre … I couldn’t live without my: Bible … The coolest thing about being at UK is: having the “K” on your chest … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s laid back but demanding at same time … What I like about my position coach, Randy Sanders, is: his sense of humor.

RAYMOND SANDERS III Tailback, 5-8, 205, So-1L Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) Hopes to earn additional playing time this year following the departure of Derrick Locke ... Has added approximately 15 pounds in the weight room since signing with UK in 2010 ... Moved up the depth chart his freshman season with his all-around solid play ... Good pass catcher and willing blocker in addition to his running skills ... Also plays on special teams. 2010 (Freshman): Rushed for 254 yards and three touchdowns … Also played well into Kentucky’s passing game, catching 16 passes for 114 yards and one touchdown … Had his best game vs. Georgia, gathering a careerhigh 79 yards on the ground and catching a career-high seven catches for 77 yards and a touchdown ... Rushed for 71 yards at Mississippi State ... Ran for 32 yards and two touchdowns vs. Western Kentucky University ... Also returned punts and kickoffs and made four tackles in kick coverage. High School: Shifty running back showed all-around skills at Stephenson High School, with the ability to run from scrimmage, catch passes and return kicks … The nation’s No. 15 all-purpose back by Rivals.com and the No. 41 overall prospect in the talent-rich state of Georgia … “Very quick, has good vision, catches the ball well and runs like a 210-pound back,” wrote recruiting analyst Barry Every of Rivals, who also noted that Sanders “Reminds me of Rafael Little … has the uncanny ability to break tackles and make plays.” … Honorable-mention all-state by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution following senior season … Region Offensive Player of the Year as a senior, rushing for 1,604 yards and 25 touchdowns, averaging more than 10 yards per carry … Also returned a kickoff for a touchdown … Was the star of the show in a nationally televised game on ESPN, rushing for more than 130 yards and two touchdowns in Stephenson’s 20-0 win over Martin Luther King HS … Helped lead Stephenson to an 11-1 mark and the second round of the state playoffs … Rushed for 1,311 yards and 17 touchdowns as a junior … Two-year member of the all-county and all-region teams … Played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game and the DeKalb County


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All-Star Game following his senior year, playing for the winning team in both games … Coached by Ron Gartrell … “Raymond is a very intelligent player with a work ethic that is second to none,” Gartrell said. “He is very elusive, can run with power and has the burst to go 80-90 yards at any time. He is very determined and has leadership skills. He is the total package.” … Teammate of current Wildcats Jabari Johnson and Ronnie Shields … Participated in basketball and track and field … Ran the 100meter dash and 4x100-meter relay … Won the regional championship and was a state qualifier in the 100 as a senior … Relay team won the state championship his junior year … Team’s defensive player of the year his senior season in basketball … Member of the Beta Club and SADD Club. Personal: Born in Stone Mountain, Ga. … Son of Carla and Raymond Sanders Jr. … Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Raymond says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Barry Sanders … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the fans … The one thing I like most about football is: being able to please our fans and family … Something people might not know about me is: I like ghost shows … What I like about my position coach, Steve Pardue, is: he is understanding of our mistakes and corrects them.

Sanders Career Statistics Year 2010

Pos. TB

Att. 68

Yds. Avg. 254 3.7

TD 3

Long Rec. Yds. 28 16 114

Avg. 7.1

TD Long 1 27

Year 2010

Pos. TB

KOR 4

Yds. Avg. 86 21.5

TD 0

Long 25

Avg. 12.0

TD Long 0 12

PR 1

Yds. 12

Sanders Game-by-Game Statistics 2010 Opponent Att. at Louisville 0 vs. WKU 7 vs. Akron 2 at Florida 0 at Ole Miss 5 vs. Auburn 4 vs. South Carolina 0 vs. Georgia 16 at Miss. State 24 vs. CSU INJ vs. Vanderbilit 4 at Tennessee 3 vs. Pittsburgh 3 Totals 68

Yds. 0 32 32 0 22 2 0 79 71

TD 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Rec. 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 7 1

Yds. 0 0 4 0 3 0 0 77 4

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

8 5 3 254

0 0 0 3

1 4 1 16

0 27 -1 114

0 0 0 1

RONNIE SHIELDS Tight End, 6-5, 239, Fr-RS Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson) Showed good potential during his redshirt season ... Very athletic tight end ... Uses hands well as a blocker and is a good receiver ... Has added approximately 20 pounds in the weight room since signing with UK. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirted … Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Western Kentucky University game. High School: Combines good size with notable athletic ability … Has been timed as fast as 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Played tight end, although his athleticism could make him a possible slot receiver as well … Only began playing football his junior year of high school, so he has a lot of upside … Has good hands, although he played in a run-based offense and did not have a large number of receptions … Caught 14 passes as a senior,

several of which went for touchdowns … First-team all-county and allregion ... Helped lead Stephenson to an 11-1 record and the second round of the state playoffs … Coached by Ron Gartrell … “Ronnie is an allaround athlete,” Gartrell said. “He blocks extremely well and has the ability to catch the ball.” … Teammate of current Wildcats Jabari Johnson and Raymond Sanders … The nation’s No. 70 tight end prospect. Personal: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. … Son of Ron and Victoria Shields … Major is kinesiology. Ronnie says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Michael Vick … I couldn’t live without my: iPhone … My ideal vacation spot is: some exotic island … The one thing I like most about football is: competing and winning … What I like about my position coach, Greg Nord is: he’s down to earth and a cool guy.

ERIC SIMMONS Cornerback, 6-0, 189, Fr-RS Atlanta, Ga. (Westlake) Has practiced at both safety and cornerback ... Hopes to earn playing time after a redshirt season ... Has added approximately 10 pounds since signing with UK ... Has very good speed. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirt season. High School: Versatile defensive back has the size to play safety and the speed and athleticism to play cornerback … Has been timed as fast as 4.38 seconds in the 40-yard dash and has a 36-inch vertical jump … Has good upside as he gains experience … Only began playing football as a highschool junior … Earned all-region honors as a senior … Helped Westlake HS advance to the Class AAAAA state playoffs during his senior season … Had two interceptions in his two years of action … Coached by Gregory Minnis … “Eric has lightning speed,” Minnis said. “He’s like a sponge, soaking it all in and improving every day. He’s also a great kid with a great personality.” … Also played for the basketball team. Personal: Born in Atlanta … Son of Barnard Simmons and Synethia Simmons … Eric’s brother, Byron, played football at Gordon College … Major is accounting. Community Cats: Participated in the “Gameday Ready” football clinic with the Birmingham Boys and Girls Clubs (2011). Eric says … Favorite musical artist or group: Wiz Khalifa … I couldn’t live without my: mom … My ideal vacation spot is: home … If I could be on any reality TV show I would choose: Real World … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing basketball.

PATRICK SIMMONS Kicker, 6-2, 196, Jr-Sq LaGrange, Ga. (LaGrange) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2009, 2010)

Saw his first game action last season ... Made the team in spring 2009, showing the ability to be a contributor ... Has a strong leg and has made great progress during his time on the squad ... Outstanding student, a chemistry major who is considering medical school after graduation. 2010 (Sophomore): Played in two games … Nailed extra point kicks vs. Western Kentucky and Akron ... Also kicked off once vs. WKU.

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2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Continued to practice with the team. 2008 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: Two-year letterman and starter at kicker for LaGrange High School ... As a senior, made four of five field goals with a long of 42 yards ... Connected on 100 percent of his point after touchdown attempts, making all 39 ... As a junior, made 37 of 42 PATs and connected on nine of 10 field goal attempts ... Named best special teams player of the year in his final two seasons ... Coached by Steve Pardue … Four-year letterman on the soccer team. Personal: Born in LaGrange, Ga. … Son of Sandy and Debbie Simmons … Major is chemistry. Community Cats: Participated in Read Across America (2010). Pat says … The coolest thing about being at UK is: Keeneland and the pride for UK sports … The one thing I like most about football is: the atmosphere on gamedays … Something people might not know about me is: I like to cook … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he can be one of the guys or the boss whenever necessary; a great leader … What I like about my position coach, Greg Nord, is: he has more juice than the KoolAid man.

Simmons Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Kicker

G 2

Field Goals Extra Points Total Pts. 0-0 2-2 2

MILES SIMPSON Safety, 6-2, 214, Fr-RS Independence, Ky. (Simon Kenton) Came to UK as a running back, he moved to safety during the 2010 season ... Played the hybrid safety/linebacker slot during the spring and performed well ... Combination of size and athleticism gives him the potential to be a dominant performer. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: Smooth, powerful runner who rushed for more than 2,000 yards his junior and senior seasons at Simon Kenton HS … Notched 2,227 rushing yards and 41 total touchdowns (38 rushing, two receiving and one kickoff return) as a senior … Garnered 2,309 yards and 41 total scores (37 rushing, three receiving and one kickoff return) his junior season, leading Simon Kenton to a state runner-up finish in Class 6A, the largest classification in Kentucky … First-team all-state as a junior and senior by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal … Class 6A Player of the Year as a senior … Player of the Year for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area as a junior and senior by the Cincinnati Enquirer … Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference Player of the Year … Three years on the all-conference and all-district teams … “He is a dominating high school back whose talent screams big time,” penned recruiting analyst Tom Lemming … The No. 2 prospect in Kentucky by SuperPrep … Rated among the nation’s top-100 running backs by all services … Coached by Jeff Marksberry … “Miles has a tremendous ability to make plays when we had to have them,” Marksberry said. “He has a great football IQ, great athleticism and the ball skills to play any position on the field.” … Competed in the triple jump and the 4x100- and 4x400meter relays for the track and field team. Personal: Son of David Simpson and Anita Clare … David played college football at Eastern Kentucky … Major is kinesiology. Miles says … I couldn’t live without my: family … The one thing I like most about football is: winning and having fun … Something people

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might not know about me is: I was a lifeguard at Camp Ernst and I’ve been attending since I was six … What I like about my position coach, Chuck Smith, is: how he cares for you as a person … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: at college and working.

SAM SIMPSON Center, 6-4, 292, So-Sq Lexington, Ky. (Henry Clay) R UK

Most Valuable Offensive Scout Team Player by UK coaches (2009)

Played well in the spring, moving up the depth chart to second-team center behind returning starter Matt Smith ... Has the playing savvy one would expect from the son of a coach ... Also has the ability to be a long snapper. 2010 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see game action in 2010 … Was the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Akron game. 2009 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Coaching staff named him the team’s Most Valuable Offensive Scout Team Player for the season ... Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week twice during the season. High School: Among the nation’s top center prospects … Rated No. 3 in the country by Scout.com, No. 10 by Rivals.com … One of the nation’s top-50 players as chosen by the Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year program … First-team all-state as a senior by the Louisville Courier-Journal … Second-team all-state by The Associated Press … Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” list of the top-22 seniors in the state … Honorable-mention all-state as a junior … Threeyear member of the all-region, all-district and all-city teams … Played for his father, Coach Sam Simpson, at Henry Clay HS in Lexington … Helped Henry Clay to three consecutive playoff appearances, including a 12-2 record and trip to the state semifinals his sophomore season … Also saw action at defensive tackle and as a long snapper … “Sam is a smart player; he’s been around the game so long he’s like a coach on the field,” Coach Simpson said. “Physically, he has size, speed, quickness and good hands.” … Also played basketball in high school … Member of the National Honor Society and graduated with a weighted grade-point average of approximately 4.1 … President of his senior class … Member of the Youth Leadership Council for the city of Lexington … Was a volunteer youth basketball coach three years, including one season in which he helped coach a team with former Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry. Personal: Born in Lebanon, Ky. … Son of Sam and Sheri Simpson … The elder Simpson played at Kentucky from 1977-79 and was a teammate of current Wildcat assistant coach Chuck Smith … The younger Simpson has a brother, Salin, who played football at Middle Tennessee and Georgetown … Major is management. Community Cats: Participated in a youth football banquet (2009) ... Additional events with Read Across America, the UK Hospital Dance Blue fundraiser, Dixie Elementary School and Paris Elementary School (2010) ... Participated in the “Gameday Ready” football clinic with the Birmingham Boys and Girls Clubs (2011). Sam says … I couldn’t live without my: family/friends … The coolest thing about being at UK is: it’s home … The one thing I like most about football is: friendship I have with my teammates … Something people might not know about me is: I enjoy cooking … What I like about Coach Phillips is: the energy he brings to our team.


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MATT SMITH Center, 6-4, 303, Jr-2L Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010)

Returning starter at center ... Intelligent performer who does a good job with the line calls ... Also handles the shotgun snap well ... Came to UK as a defensive tackle before moving to center ... Has played in 19 games, including 13 starts. 2010 (Sophomore): Played well in his first season as the starting center ... Started all 13 games ... Earned the job after winning the center battle in fall camp with his consistent play ... Helped UK rank in the nation’s top 25 in fewest quarterback sacks allowed. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in six games ... Saw extensive action in the season opener vs. Miami when Jorge Gonzalez and Marcus Davis were sidelined. 2008 (Freshman): Redshirt season ... Was named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Mississippi State game. High School: First-team all-state as a senior by the Louisville CourierJournal … Named to the “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top 22 seniors in Kentucky by the Lexington Herald-Leader … Also tabbed for the “Kentucky Tremendous 26” … Played primarily in the defensive line for perennial power St. Xavier HS in Louisville … Helped St. Xavier reach the state finals in his senior and sophomore seasons, going 14-1 in each campaign … Known for his upper-body strength and playing savvy … Saw occasional action at tight end … Although he played mostly on defense in high school, he could see action on either side of the ball in college … Scout.com lists him as the No. 63 offensive guard in the country … Coached by Mike Glaser … Played in the Kentucky East-West All-Star Game … Was the leading tackler for the winning West team with seven tackles, including 3.5 tackles for loss and a quarterback sack … Participated on his school’s powerllifting team … Won a national powerlifting meet in Texas as a freshman … Won another national meet in Wisconsin his sophomore year … Also a competitive swimmer on a club team, competing in all four events … Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Steve and Mary Smith … Major is middle school education. Community Cats: Participated in a youth literacy event (2010) and Read Across America (2011). Matt says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: skinny… The one thing I like most about football is: how much they feed us … Something people might not know about me is: I swam competitively for 12 years … What I like about Coach Phillips is: the relationships he makes with each player … What I like about my position coach, Mike Summers, is: his knowledge of the game and his determination to win.

MAXWELL SMITH Quarterback, 6-4, 220, Fr-HS Granada Hills, Calif. (Birmingham) Originally signed with Kentucky in the spring of 2010 ... UK’s signing class was full, so he agreed to grayshirt ... Enrolled at UK in January and participated in spring practice.

High School: Tall quarterback known for his strong arm and cerebral ways … Played his senior season at Birmingham High School in Van Nuys, Calif. … Threw for approximately 2,500 yards and 24 touchdowns with only two interceptions … Named All-West Valley Conference and to the all-city team … Has a reputation for recognizing defenses and coverages, not surprising for a person who scored 1480 on his SAT … Coached by Jim Rose … Also played basketball … Received the school’s Most Valuable Senior Award, covering all sports. Personal: Born in North Hollywood, Calif. … Son of Carl and Paige Smith … Major is management. Community Cats: Visited patients at Veterans Hospital and participated in Read Across America (2011). Maxwell says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Steve Young … The one thing I like most about football is: gameday … Something people might not know about me is: I’m pretty funny … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his awesome commercials … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: playing baseball back in California.

TAIEDO SMITH Free Safety, 6-0, 187, Sr-3L Dunnellon, Fla. (Dunnellon) R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2008, 2009, 2010)

Played well in the spring and enters preseason practice as the starter at free safety ... His playing savvy enables him to fill in at any position in the secondary ... Sidelined by injuries for most of last season but now recovered and ready to contribute ... Has seen action in 26 games, including three starts ... Has completed his bachelor’s degree and is working on his master’s with a goal of becoming a marriage and family counselor. 2010 (Junior): Missed most of the season because of injuries ... Played in five games ... Totaled five tackles, three vs. Vanderbilt and two at Florida ... Started the season opener at Louisville. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games ... Made his first two collegiate starts against ULM and Mississippi State ... Totaled 20 tackles, including a career-high six stops vs. Eastern Kentucky. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Appeared in seven games at safety, including one start vs. Georgia ... Made four tackles during the season ... Had three tackles and a pass breakup in the win at Mississippi State. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted as a cornerback ... Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week during the season. High School: Played his senior season at Dunnellon (Fla.) HS, starting as a wide receiver and defensive back … Named to the all-district and all-area teams as a senior … Made four interceptions, returning one for a touchdown, and had 10 pass breakups … Also caught 15 passes for 240 yards and two touchdowns … Rushed six times for 98 yards, a 16.3-yard average, on end-around plays and reverses … Played his first three seasons at Lake Weir HS in Ocala, Fla. … Started as a wide receiver and defensive back during his junior season … Coached by Frank Beasley … A four-year letterman in track and field … Competed in the 400-meter run, the 4x100-meter relay, the long jump, and triple jump … Two-year district champ in the long jump and triple jump … Excellent student who graduated with high honors … His recruiting finalists included Stanford, Central Florida, Middle Tennessee, and Florida Atlantic. Personal: Name is pronounced “ty-EE-doe” … Born in the Virgin Islands … Son of Tyrone Smith and Valerie Smith … Major is psychology.

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the highest level and knows a lot … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: working on my masters, a TV show host and writing a book on the science of romantic relationships.

Smith Career Statistics Year Position G-GS 2008 Free Safety 7-0 2009 Free Safety 13-2 2010 Strong Safety 6-1 Totals 26-3

Tackles 4 20 5 29

TFL-Yds. 0 0 0 0

Int.-Yds. PBU 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

FC 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0

RONNIE SNEED Linebacker, 6-2, 241, Sr-3L Tallahassee, Fla. (Florida) R R

SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010) UK Most Valuable Defensive Scout Team Player by UK coaches (2007)

Returning starter at middle linebacker ... Showed continual improvement as last season progressed, hopefully an indication of even better things to come in his senior year ... Also has become a more effective blitzer ... Has played in 30 career games, including 13 starts ... Completed his bachelor’s degree in community communications and leadership development, his academic plans for the fall are still being determined.

#6 TAIEDO SMITH Community Cats: Participated in events with Squires Elementary School and Woodford County High School (2010) and visited patients at Veterans Administration Hospital (2011). Taiedo says … Favorite college course so far: abnormal psychology … The one thing I like most about football is: it teaches discipline and trains you to excel in extremely stressful situations … Something people might not know about me is: I am a gifted fisherman … What I like about my position coach, Steve Brown, is: that he played my position at

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2010 (Junior): Started every game at middle linebacker ... Third on the team in tackles with 62 ... 47 of his 62 tackles came in SEC games ... Had five tackles for loss and tied for the team lead with five quarterback hurries … Career-high eight tackles, including one for loss, vs. Georgia ... Had six tackles, including 1.5 quarterback sacks, at Tennessee. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games ... Totaled 14 tackles, including a season-high three stops vs. Florida ... Had a two-yard tackle for loss in the upset at Georgia ... Broke up a pass vs. Miami (Ohio). 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in six varsity games ... Notched his first collegiate tackle in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl victory, smashing a kickoff returner at the 16-yard line ... Starred in UK’s junior-varsity win over Fork Union Military Academy ... Made nine tackles in the JV game, including two for loss and a quarterback sack, while also blocking an extrapoint attempt. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named the UK Most Valuable Defensive Scout Team Player after winning the weekly scout team honor twice during the season. High School: First-team all-state as chosen by the Florida sportswriters … Athletic linebacker with a nice mix of size and speed … Three-year starter at Florida HS in Tallahassee … Accounted for more than 120 tackles in each of his junior and senior seasons, with numerous tackles for loss … Also earned All-Big Bend Area and all-district honors his senior year … Played for the winning North team in the Florida North-South All-Star Game … Helped lead team to the state playoffs his junior and senior years … Coached by Jarrod Hickman … “Ronnie’s work ethic will help him succeed in college. He loves the weight room,” Hickman said. “He has a passion for the physical part of the game. He runs awfully well for a 230pound linebacker. He’s very intelligent and loves to watch film.” … Fouryear member of the school’s weightlifting team and won his weight class at two meets … Advanced to the state weightlifting meet as a senior … Team captain for both the football and weightlifting squads … Honor-roll student … Decided on Kentucky over South Carolina. Personal: Born in Tallahassee, Fla. … Son of Ron Sneed and Natalie Sneed


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bronze medal on the National Spanish Exam. Personal: Born in Nashville, Tenn. … Parents are Hugh Tanner and Ellen Tanner … Plans a major in business management. William says … If I could be on any reality TV show I would choose: the Bachelorette … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: my family … The coolest thing about being at UK is: all the people/students at UK … The one thing I like most about football is: the camaraderie with all the guys … Something people might not know about me is: I am an Eagle Scout.

… Major is community communications and leadership development. Community Cats: Participated in National Young Readers Week at Squires Elementary School (2010). Ronnie says … My ideal vacation spot is: Hawaii … The coolest thing about being at UK is: playing in front of thousands on Saturday nights … What I like about Coach Phillips is he’s a players’ coach who really cares about you … What I like about my position coach, Chuck Smith, is: his calm, but effective, coaching approach … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: in the military fighting for our country.

Sneed Career Statistics Year 2008 2009 2010 Totals

Position Linebacker Linebacker Linebacker

G-GS 6-0 11-0 13-13 30-13

Tackles 1 14 62 77

TFL-Yds. 0 1-2 5-22 6-24

Int.-Yds. 0 0 0 0

PBU 0 1 1 2

FC 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0

2010 Opponent vs. Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

Tackles 4 4 2 5 7 5 4 8 6 0 6 6 5 62

TFL-Yds 0 0 0.5-0 0 0.5-2 1-3 0 1-1 0.5-1 0 0 1.5-15 0 5-22

Sacks-Yds 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5-15 0 1.5-15

FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0

PBU 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

WILLIAM TANNER Wide Receiver, 6-0, 188, Fr-RS Nashville, Tenn. (Montgomery Bell Academy) Came out for the team in the fall of 2010 … Showed all-around ability … Has the speed to stretch the field … Has good hands … Also a willing, capable blocker.

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JON THOMAS

Freshman (2010): Redshirted … Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week once during the season. High School: Helped lead Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tenn., to Division II – 2A state championship title his sophomore season, while taking home runner-up honors his senior season … Lettered three years, while starting two seasons as a wide receiver and free safety … Had 63 catches for 865 yards and 10 touchdowns his junior season en route to setting the school record in both categories in a single season … Had 41 catches for 455 yards and five touchdowns his senior year … Defensively, he had 63 tackles, two fumbles forced, four interceptions and a return for a touchdown his senior year … Best game of his career came against Ensworth, where he had 10 catches for 140 yards and two touchdowns … Named AllMidstate, all-regional and all-state both his junior and seniors seasons … Played in the Clinic Bowl Kickoff his senior year, earning offensive MVP award … Played centerfield for the baseball team, where he lettered two seasons … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and earned a

Long Snapper, 5-11, 237, Sr-Sq Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) Hopes to win the long-snapper job after the graduation of J.J. Helton ... Turned in a solid performance in the spring ... Has excellent velocity on his snaps ... Works as both a punt and placekick snapper ... Played linebacker in high school, which is an advantage in punt coverage ... Has played in two games. 2010 (Junior): Back-up long snapper did not see game action. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in two games, Wildcat victories against Miami (Ohio) and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. 2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Did not see varsity action. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted. 71

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High School: A three-year letterwinner for St. Xavier HS, a long-time power in the Kentucky high school ranks … Started for two seasons at linebacker and long snapper under Coach Mike Glaser … Team was the 2004 state champion, his sophomore season ... Advanced to the state finals as a junior … St. Xavier went 37-5 during his career. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of John and Ann Thomas … Major is agricultural economics. Jonathan says … Favorite college course so far: oceanography … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Troy Aikman ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: the college atmosphere all around … The one thing I like most about football is: winning games … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his will to win.

drawn comparisons to UK All-SEC linebacker Wesley Woodyard … Three-year starter for Leesburg (Fla.) HS, helping the team go to the state playoffs all three seasons … Third-team all-state, covering all classifications, by the Florida Sportswriters Association … Named firstteam All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel … Also the Area Defensive Player of the Year for Lake and Sumter counties by the Sentinel … Also the Area Defensive Player of the Year by the Leesburg Daily Commercial … Senior statistics included 117 tackles, seven tackles for loss, 5.5 quarterback sacks, two fumble recoveries (one returned for a touchdown), and three caused fumbles … Played quarterback and running back on offense … Rushed 56 times for 427 yards, a 7.6-yard average, and three touchdowns … Notched 98 tackles, including 17 for loss, along with

DANNY TREVATHAN Linebacker, 6-1, 232, Sr-3L Leesburg, Fla. (Leesburg) R All-America first team by CollegeFootballNews.com

(2010) R All-America fourth team by Phil Steele’s College Football

(2010) R All-SEC first team by SEC coaches, Associated Press, Phil Steele’s College

Football, CollegeFootballNews.com (2010) R All-SEC second team by Rivals.com (2010) R SEC Defensive Player of

the Week for the Louisville game (2010)

R UK Most Improved Defensive Player by UK coaches (2009)

Became the first linebacker in Kentucky history to earn first-team AllAmerica honors ... Two-year starter at weakside linebacker ... Chief asset is his outstanding speed, which he combines with an instinct for the ball and an ability to play off blocks ... Has complemented his speed by continuing to add strength and size in the weight room ... Went through the NFL draft evalution process in January but decided to return in order to gain more maturity ... Will enter the 2011 season with a streak of nine-straight games with double-figure tackles ... Has played in 39 games, starting 18 ... Participated in a unique event in May as he worked with children during a one-week service trip to Ethiopia. 2010 (Junior): Earned first-team All-America honors from CollegeFootballNews.com and was a first-team All-SEC choice by multiple selectors ... Led the SEC in tackles with 144, an average of 11.1 tackles per game ... Averaged 11.5 tackles in SEC games ... Second in the SEC in fumbles caused with four ... Also led UK with 16 tackles for loss and was third in the SEC in that category ... Tied for the team lead with three sacks ... Had double-digit tackles in 10 games, including the last nine games ... Led UK in tackles in 10 games, including a career-high 17 tackles vs. Auburn ... SEC Defensive Player of the Week in the season opener when he had 11 tackles and 3.5 for loss vs. Louisville. 2009 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, starting six ... Named UK’s Most Improved Defensive Player as chosen by the coaches ... Team’s second-leading tackler with 82 stops ... Made a career-high 14 tackles in the win at Auburn ... Also hit double figures with 10 vs. Alabama ... Recovered a Georgia fumble at the 1-yard line in the fourth quarter of UK’s upset of the Bulldogs ... Notched eight tackles, one for loss, and caused a fumble vs. Clemson in the Music City Bowl. 2008 (Freshman): Saw action in all 13 games ... Was a mainstay on special teams ... Totaled five tackles ... Blocked a kick against Georgia that set up a Wildcat touchdown. High School: Athletic linebacker whose speed and playing intensity have

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five caused fumbles, three fumble recoveries, and six sacks as a junior … Played in the Central Florida East-West All-Star Game following his senior season … Played for the winning West team, causing a fumble with a big hit and had a long return on another fumble to set up a touchdown … Was timed as fast as 4.45 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Coached by Charles Nassar … All-around athlete who was a member of the school’s weightlifting, basketball, baseball and track teams … Ran the 100- and 200-meter dashes in track, along with the 4x100-meter relay. Personal: Born in Youngstown, Ohio … Son of Vincent and Michelle Hicks … Vincent played football at Toledo ... Major is family science. Community Cats: Worked with children during a service trip to Ethiopia (2011). Danny says … I couldn’t live without my: family and haters … The coolest thing about being at UK is: everybody loves you … The one thing I like most about football is: I can be whoever I want and I feel like I’m untouchable … What I like about my position coach, Chuck Smith, is: he knows the game and treats you like a man and thinks he’s funny … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: modeling or running track.

Trevathan Career Statistics Year Position G-GS 2008 Linebacker 13-0 2009 Linebacker 13-6 2010 Linebacker 13-12 Totals 39-18

Tackles 5 82 144 231

TFL-Yds. Sacks-Yds. 0 0 5-15 0 16-57 3-21 21-72 3-21

PBU 0 1 3 4

FC 0 2 4 6

FR 0 1 0 1

Trevathan Game-by-Game Statistics 2010 Opponent vs. Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

Tackles 11 6 8 2 15 17 11 11 16 13 10 10 14 144

TFL-Yds. 3.5-6 1.5-8 1-4 0 2-7 0 1-2 0 1.5-1 2-19 2.5-8 1-2 0 16-57

Sacks-Yds. 0 1-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1-10 1-5 0 0 3-21

FC 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 4

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PBU 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3

Tackles 5 6 2 10 2 14 8 8 3 5 6 5 8 82

Sacks-Yds. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

TFL-Yds. 1-3 0.5-1 0 0 0 0.5-1 0 1-2 0 1-7 0 0 1-1 5-15

FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

PBU 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

2009 Opponent vs Miami (Ohio) Louisville Florida Alabama at South Carolina at Auburn ULM Mississippi State Eastern Kentucky at Vanderbilt at Georgia Tennessee vs. Clemson Totals

DALE TRIMBLE Defensive Back, 5-10, 160, Fr-RS Gadsden, Ala. (Gadsden City) Demonstrated the potential to be an outstanding cover corner during his redshirt season ... Does a good job with press coverage ... Shown a good attitude in practice, earning Scout Team Player of the Week four times last season. 2010 (Freshman): Redshirt season … Scout Team Player of the Week four times, twice each for defense and special forces. High School: One of the nation’s top-20 cornerbacks as evaluated by ESPN.com … Combines good speed with excellent ball skills … Helped lead Gadsden City HS to the semifinals of the highly competitive Alabama Class 6A ranks, the largest classification in the state … Amassed 87 tackles, three interceptions and 11 pass breakups … Named to the Gadsden Times all-area team as a junior and senior ... Most Valuable Player of the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game following his senior season … Returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown and had two pass breakups … Part of a defensive unit that limited Mississippi to 44 total yards in a 21-13 Alabama victory … “Trimble was probably the secondbiggest surprise on the Alabama squad (with) excellent height, speed, change of direction and ball skills,” wrote Rivals.com recruiting analyst Barry Every … Made 48 tackles with six interceptions his junior year … Honorable-mention all-state for his junior campaign and named the team’s top newcomer ... Coached by Joe Billingsley … “Dale is very good technically, fundamentally sound,” said Ali Smith, Gadsden City defensive coordinator. “He has good ball skills and a long reach, which he uses well. He’s also a student of the game.” ... Also played basketball … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Gadsden, Ala. … Son of Jamar Hogg and Kimberly Hogg … Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Dale says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Carnell Williams … I couldn’t live without my: pen and pad … The one thing I like most about football is: winning … What I like about my position coach, Steve Brown is: he’s straight up with you … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: rapping.

RYAN TYDLACKA Punter/Kicker, 6-1, 190, Sr-3L Louisville, Ky. (Trinity) National Punter of the Week for the Ole Miss game by the College Football Performance Awards (2010) R SEC Co-Special Teams Player of the Week for the South Carolina game (2010) R All-SEC fourth team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2009) R

Punted very well during spring practice and was named to the “All-Spring Team” by Rivals.com ... Two-year starting punter ... Has improved his average each season ... Strong leg is complemented with good hang time and placement ... Did an excellent job in 2008 as the team’s short-field punter ... Also has placekicked during his career ... Has played in 36 games ... Has graduated with a degree in business management and is now working toward a second major in business marketing. 2010 (Junior): Averaged 43.8 yards per punt ... SEC Co-Special Teams

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2008 (Redshirt Freshman): Made an appearance in 10 games, serving as the team’s pooch punter and backup kicker ... Sixteen of his 22 punts stayed within the 20, with the other six going for touchbacks ... Made 3of-6 field goals, including a long of 51 yards against South Carolina ... Made both field-goal attempts vs. Western Kentucky. 2007 (Freshman): Redshirted. High School: First-team all-state as a junior and senior by The Associated Press … First-team all-state as a senior, third team as a junior by the Louisville Courier-Journal … Outstanding kicker/punter from perennial state power Trinity HS in Louisville … Averaged 45.6 yards per punt as a senior … Three-year starting punter with a career average of 40.3 yards … Also the team’s placekicker as a senior, making 68 of 70 extra points and five of seven field goals … Made his last five field goals, including a long of 42 yards against the wind and rain on a very muddy field … Had 73 touchbacks on 116 kickoffs during his career, 62.9 percent … Helped Trinity to a 37-5 record during his three seasons, including state championships in his final two seasons … The all-district and all-county punter for three years … Honorable-mention all-state his sophomore season by the Louisville Courier-Journal … Also all-district and all-county as a kicker as a senior … All-South Region selection by PrepStar magazine … Had one punt for 46 yards for the winning Kentucky squad in the Kentucky-Tennessee All-Star Game in June, 2007 … Coached by Bob Beatty … “What a weapon! Anytime you can gain 50 yards with a punt, it changes the game,” Beatty said. “Ryan is a student of the game who improved his consistency. He’s also a class kid from a tremendous family, some of the best people you’ll ever meet. UK is going to be proud they got this one.” … Chose Kentucky over Louisville and Rice. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Last name is pronounced “tidLOTCH-ka” … Son of Adrian and Ofelia Tydlacka … His brother, Wade, punted at the University of Louisville and also played professionally in arena football ... Has completed his degree in business management and is working toward a second major in business marketing. Community Cats: Salvation Army bellringer (2008) ... Visited patients at the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital (2008) ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Lexington Veterans Administration Hospital (2011). Ryan says … Favorite college course so far: elementary art education … I couldn’t live without my: naps … The coolest thing about being at UK is: I am close enough to play in front of my friends and family … The one thing I like most about football is: anything can happen in a single play that can change the whole game …Something people might not know about me is: I have eaten over 130 wings, a bowl of ice cream and a slice of cake in a single sitting and was still hungry.

#9 RYAN TYDLACKA Player of the Week for the South Carolina when he landed three punts inside the 20-yard line ... Launched a career-long 73-yard punt at Ole Miss, averaging a single-game best 50.5 yards per punt against the Rebels ... Named the College Football Performance Awards National Punter of the Week for his performance against Ole Miss, pinning the Rebels at their own one-yard line and three-yard line. 2009 (Sophomore): A fourth-team All-SEC choice by Phil Steele’s College Football ... Averaged 40.0 yards per punt ... Single-game best was a 45.2yard average in the win at Vanderbilt ... Had a career-long 59-yarder at South Carolina ... Did a fine job with hang time and placement as only 11 of his 64 punts were returned during the season ... UK ranked fifth in the SEC in net punting ... Dropped two punts inside the five-yard line vs. Alabama and did the same thing in the win at Auburn.

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Tydlacka Career Statistics Year 2008 2009 2010 Totals

Position Punter Punter Punter

Year 2008 2010 Totals

Position Kicker Kicker

Punts 22 64 47 133

Yds. 816 2557 2059 5432

G 11 13 24

Avg. 37.1 40.0 43.8 40.8 FG 3-6 1-3 4-9

Long 49 59 73 73 PAT 0-0 10-11 10-11

In20 16 20 13 49

Total Points 9 13 22

Tydlacka’s Field Goals by Distance Year 2008 2010 Totals

1-19 0-0 0-0 0-0

20-29 0-1 0-1 0-2

30-39 1-2 0-1 1-3

40-49 1-2 1-1 2-3

50+ 1-1 0-0 1-1

Total 3-6 1-3 4-9

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COLLINS UKWU Defensive End, 6-5, 255, Jr-2L La Vergne, Tenn. (La Vergne) Returning starter at defensive end ... Displays excellent speed and has the potential to be an outstanding pass rusher ... Relatively slender when he arrived at UK, he has worked hard to gain additional weight ... Has played 26 games, starting 16. 2010 (Sophomore): Started every game at defensive end with 26 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack … Good game against Tennessee, posting three tackles and a quarterback hurry ... Posted a career-high six tackles vs. Auburn and Florida ... Got a sack in the win vs. WKU. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games ... Drew three starting assignments ... Totaled 14 tackles, including 1.5 for loss ... Had a season high of three tackles in three games ... Had a quarterback sack vs. Florida. 2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Was named a Scout Team Player of the Week on three occasions, twice on defense and once on special teams. High School: Defensive end noted for his speed and quickness … Set a school career record with 43 tackles for loss at La Vergne (Tenn.) HS … Played only seven games his senior season because of injury, but totaled 86 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, seven quarterback sacks, three fumbles caused, and one fumble recovery … All-region as a junior and senior … Named to the all-area team as a senior by the Murfreesboro Daily News Journal … Honorable-mention all-state … Three-year starter who helped lead La Vergne to state playoff appearances his sophomore and junior seasons … Has run the 40-yard dash in 4.7 seconds … Coached by Will Hester … Member of school’s basketball team that won four consecutive district championships and two regional titles … Competed in the shot put and discus throw for the track and field team. Personal: Born in Nashville, Tenn. … Name is pronounced “OOK-woo” … Son of Edwin and Susan Ukwu … Major is community communications and leadership development. Collins says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Jevon Kearse … The coolest thing about being at UK is: having the UK emblem because everyone calls me “UK” … Something people might not know about me is: I’m crazy on the field (meaning nothing like how I am off ) … What I like about my position coach, David Turner is: his relentless attitude when it isn’t on me … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: going to school and working a part-time job.

Ukwu Career Statistics Year Position G-GS 2009 Defensive End 13-3 2010 Defensive End 13-13 Totals 26-16

Tackles 14 26 40

TFL-Yds. 1.5-6 1.5-8 3-14

Sacks-Yds. 0.5-2 1-8 1.5-10

FF 0 1 1

FR 0 0 0

LARRY WARFORD Offensive Guard, 6-3, 336, Jr-2L Richmond, Ky. (Madison Central) R Sophomore

All-America second team by CollegeFootballNews.com (2010) R All-SEC second team by SEC coaches, AP, Rivals.com, Phil Steele’s College Football (2010) R SEC All-Freshman Team by SEC coaches (2009) Hopes to continue the significant progress he made last year, his first

#96 COLLINS UKWU season as a starter ... Has notable speed and quickness for a player his size ... One of the most pleasant developments of the 2009 season was his readiness to contribute immediately in the offensive line, a rare ability for a true freshman ... Cousin of former UK cornerback Paul Warford. 2010 (Sophomore): Received second-team All-SEC honors from multiple selectors ... Started every game ... Led the team in knockdown blocks with 43 ... Outstanding block down the field on a screen pass vs. USC allowed Donald Russell to run into the redzone and set up a UK touchdown ... Had an incredible block vs. Akron that allowed Raymond Sanders to score untouched ... A key part of the UK offensive line that ranked second in the SEC in fewest sacks allowed. 2009 (Freshman): Member of the SEC All-Freshman Team as chosen by the league coaches ... Played in 10 games, mostly as a reserve at right guard.

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High School: The first verbal commitment of Kentucky’s 2009 signing class was a two-year all-state honoree … First-team all-state senior year by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal … Named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top22 seniors in Kentucky … Second-team all-state as a junior by AP … Twoyear all-region and all-district honoree … Played his junior and senior seasons at offensive tackle for Madison Central HS after moving to Kentucky from California … Helped MCHS to a 9-3 record his senior year, going to the second round of the state playoffs … Coached at Madison Central by Kenny Turner … “Larry is a very powerful blocker at the point of attack. He has size, speed and agility. He has excellent feet

and gets downfield to make blocks. He’s also an intelligent player with good football instincts,” Turner said … Earned a starting job as a sophomore offensive tackle at Oceanside (Calif.) HS … Although he played tackle in high school, he was listed as one of the nation’s top 30 offensive guards, and the No. 4 prospect in Kentucky, as evaluated by Rivals.com … One of the country’s top 50 OGs by Scout.com … No. 5 prospect in Kentucky by SuperPrep … Played in the Kentucky East-West All-Star Game … Played basketball in California but gave up the sport to concentrate on football when he moved to Kentucky. Personal: Born in San Diego, Calif. … Son of Larry Warford Jr. and Colene Warford … Cousin of former Wildcat cornerback Paul Warford …

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Major is community communications and leadership development. Larry says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: me ... If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: my mom in Samoa … The coolest thing about being at UK is: playing football and being close to home … Something people might not know about me is: I play the saxophone … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: in the Navy.

CoSHIK WILLIAMS Tailback, 5-9, 178, Jr-2L Hiram, Ga. (Hiram) Competing for playing time at tailback following the departure of Derrick Locke ... Got his first significant playing time last season and took advantage when he got the opportunity ... Gets to the hole quickly ... Difficult to stop as he continues strong after first contact and breaks tackles frequently ... Also helps in kick coverage ... Has played in 13 games. 2010 (Sophomore): Saw action in 10 games … Was given extensive reps during the Charleston Southern game, carrying the ball 13 times for 95 yards and three touchdowns, becoming the first player to rush for three touchdowns since Randall Cobb in 2008 vs. Georgia … Had a career-long 41-yard touchdown run in that game ... Carried six times for 30 yards and a TD vs. Akron ... Had 24 total carries for 136 yards and four touchdowns. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in four games ... Totaled 14 carries for 50 yards ... Top game was 10 tries for 39 yards in the win over Miami (Ohio). 2008 (Freshman): Redshirted … Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week once during the season. High School: Rushed for approximately 1,000 yards his senior season at Hiram (Ga.) High School despite missing four games because of an injury … Third in the state of Georgia in rushing his junior season with approximately 1,600 yards … Two-year member of the all-district and allregion teams … Best career game was 269 yards and three touchdowns against Tri Cities HS … Coached by Andy Dorsey … Also a track standout, reaching the state meet all four years in high school … Competed in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, along with the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays … Member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Born in Atlanta, Ga. … Name is pronounced “co-SHEEK” … Son of Clarence and Lawonna Williams … CoShik’s brother, Antoine Tucker, played football at Harper University … Major is psychology. CoShik says … Favorite college course so far: psychology … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: Jamaal Anderson … I couldn’t live without my: Power Ranger pillow … Something people might not know about me is: I’ve been called Spiderman since I was born … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he’s a players’ coach.

Williams Career Statistics Year Position Att. Yds. Avg. 2009 Tailback 14 50 3.6 2010 Tailback 24 134 5.7 Totals 38 184 5.4

TD 0 4 4

Long Rec. 8 0 41 2 41 2

Yds. Avg. 0 -0 0.0 0 0.0

TD Long 0 -0 3 0 3

AVERY WILLIAMSON Linebacker, 6-1, 229, So-1L Milan, Tenn. (Milan) Enters preseason practice as the backup middle linebacker behind senior Ronnie Sneed ... Had the maturity and ability to earn playing time as a true freshman ... His ability to make plays in space helped him see playing time on special teams. 2010 (Freshman): Played in all 13 games, helping give the Wildcats depth at middle linebacker … Totaled 10 tackles and one pass breakup. High School: First-team all-state linebacker in Class AAA as tabbed by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association … West Tennessee Player of the Year as a senior by the Jackson Sun … Led Milan HS to consecutive 14-1 records as a junior and senior, losing only in the state championship finals each year to perennial power Alcoa HS … Made 125 tackles with one interception during the regular season in his senior year … Also rushed for 416 yards and seven touchdowns at fullback … Collected 119 tackles as a junior, including 21 for loss … Set a Tennessee state championship game record with 22 tackles in the title contest … Region Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior … One of the top-15 players in Tennessee by Rivals.com … Played in the Tennessee East-West All-Star Game following his senior season … Was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player for the winning West team … Coached by Jeff Morris … “Avery was a self-made person whose hard work made him into an impact player,” Morris said. “His work ethic and character were perfect.” … Was named the Outstanding Senior of his graduating class, recognizing academics, character and athletics … Member of the honor-student club and the Spanish Club. Personal: Born in Cleveland, Ohio … Son of Henry and Jacinca Williamson … Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies. Avery says … When I played football as a kid, I pretended I was: myself because I rarely watched football … If I could talk to anyone on Skype it would be: God … The one thing I like most about football is: coming out of the tunnel before games … Something people might not know about me is: that I can actually cook a great omelet … What I like about my position coach, Chuck Smith, is: he cares more than about just football.

Williamson Career Statistics Year 2010

Position Linebacker

G-GS 13-0

Tackles 10

TFL-Yds. 0

Int.-Yds. 0

PBU 1

FC 0

FR 0

RIDGE WILSON Linebacker, 6-3, 243, Jr-2L Louisville, Ky. (Central) Took over the new hybrid linebacker/defensive end position in the spring and adapted well ... Hopes to continue the progress he showed late last season when he emerged as the lead performer at strongside linebacker ... Talented linebacker with excellent athleticism ... Earned playing time as a true freshman, mostly on special teams ... Has played in 24 games with two starts. 2010 (Sophomore): Had 30 tackles, including three tackles for loss … Finished season strong, with 19 of his 30 tackles and all three of his TFL coming in the final three games of the season ... First start of his career against Tennessee as he recorded three tackles ... Also started the BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pittsburgh and tied his career high with six stops ... Best game of his

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career against Vanderbilt, posting a career-high six tackles with two tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks and two pass breakups ... Had his first interception of his career vs. Florida ... Recovered a fumble at a crucial point in the fourth quarter vs. Louisville that put UK in the driver’s seat to take the victory. 2009 (Freshman): Participated in 11 games ... Credited with one tackle. High School: First-team all-state as picked by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal … Also named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top-22 seniors in the state … Versatile athlete could end up at several positions on the football field … Played linebacker primarily in high school, but also saw time at defensive end, strong safety and as a wide receiver on offense … Helped lead Central High School of Louisville to back-to-back Class AAA championships as a junior and senior … Totaled 76 tackles as a senior, including 12 for loss, and had three interceptions … Made nine tackles, including two for loss, and caused a fumble in the 2008 state title tilt … District Most Valuable Player as a senior … Four-year starter … All-district and all-region honoree … Coached by Ty Scroggins, who has captured the state championship in his first two seasons at the school … “In addition to his ability as a player, Ridge has great character and the ability to communicate,” Scroggins said … One of the nation’s top75 linebackers by Rivals.com … The No. 8 prospect in Kentucky by Rivals and SuperPrep … Has been timed as fast as 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash … An outstanding student who was recruited by Ivy League schools … Excelled in basketball, helping take Central to the Kentucky Sweet 16 state tournament in 2008 and the state finals in 2009 … Was named to the ’09 allstate tournament team and received the Larry Conley Ultimate Teammate Award at the state tourney … McDonald’s All-America nominee … An allregion and all-district selection … Played in the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Games in the summer following his senior year … Honor-roll student and a member of the “100 Black Men” honorary organization. Personal: Born in Louisville, Ky. … Son of Anita Wilson … An uncle, Rick Wilson, played basketball at the University of Louisville and for the NBA Atlanta Hawks … An uncle, Raymond, and an aunt, Debbie, also played college basketball … Major is finance. Ridge says … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the fans … The one thing I like most about football is: the networking it brings … Something people might not know about me is: I’m a good skater … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his humor … If I weren’t playing football, I would be: working and going to school.

Wilson Career Statistics Year Position G-GS 2009 Linebacker 11-0 2010 Linebacker 13-1 Totals 24-1

Tackles 1 30 31

TFL-Yds. Sack-Yds. 0 0 3-9 1.5-7 3-9 1.5-7

PBU 0 2 2

FC 0 1 1

FR 0 0 0

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Tackles 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 2 2 4 6 3 6 30

TFL-Yds. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1-1 2-8 0 0 3-9

Sacks-Yds. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5-7 0 0 1.5-7

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FR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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TREVINO WOODS Offensive Tackle, 6-5, 281, Jr-1L Athens, Ga. (Clarke Central) Most Valuable Offensive Scout Team Player by UK coaches (2008)

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Opens preseason practice as the backup right tackle ... Can play either tackle position and also has played guard during his career ... Also plays on special teams ... Has added approximately 20 pounds since his arrival ... Showed excellent work habits in practice ... Has played in 16 games. 2010 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games for UK, coming on the field mostly with Kentucky’s field goal and extra point unit. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Played three games, UK’s wins over Miami (Ohio), the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Eastern Kentucky. 2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Earned the team’s Most Valuable Offensive Scout Team Player Award as chosen by the coaches. High School: Sizeable offensive line prospect … Played two seasons in the offensive line at Clarke Central HS in Athens, Ga. … Graded at 82 percent for his senior season, including 45 pancake blocks … Team went 7-3-1 as a senior, advancing to the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs … Named to the all-region team … Known for good quickness in addition to his noteworthy size … Has tremendous upside as he did not begin playing football until his junior year of high school … The nation’s No. 48 offensive guard by Scout.com … Coached by Leroy Ryals … The first commitment of Kentucky’s 2008 signing class … Also on the track and field team, competing three years in the shot put and discus throw. Personal: Born in Lincoln, Neb. … Son of Steven Woods and Darlene Woods … Has a cousin, Dominique Kelley, who played women’s basketball at Nebraska … Major is family science. Community Cats: Salvation Army bellringer (2009) ... Participated in events at Lexington Christian Academy (2010), Cardinal Valley Elementary School, Northern Elementary and Clear Creek Elementary (2011). Trevino says … I couldn’t live without my: Bible … The coolest thing about being at UK is: the family atmosphere we share … The one thing I like most about football is: the brotherhood that is developed … Something people might not know about me is: I love to cook … What I like about Coach Phillips is: his understanding nature, but also his intensity.

#94 TAYLOR WYNDHAM

TAYLOR WYNDHAM Defensive End, 6-4, 246, Jr-2L Swansea, S.C. (Swansea) Freshman All-America second team by Phil Steele’s College Football (2009) R Freshman All-America third team by CollegeFootballNews.com (2009) R

Has been a part-time starter at defensive end the past two seasons ... Emerged as a starter in midseason 2009 and became a big-play performer ... Has made a good adjustment to defensive end after playing linebacker in high school ... Also played some at tackle during spring practice .... He has worked to add approximately 35 pounds since his arrival at Kentucky ... Has played in 26 games with 13 starts. 2010 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, starting six … Totaled 26 tackles, 4.5 TFL and 2.5 quarterback sacks ... Tied for the team lead in

QB hurries with five ... Had season high of four tackles vs. Auburn and Akron, including 1.5 sacks vs. the Zips ... Started for the injured DeQuin Evans vs. USC, giving UK a great performance with a sack and a pass breakup. 2009 (Redshirt Freshman): Earned a place on a pair of Freshman AllAmerica teams ... Played in all 13 games, starting seven ... Totaled 28 tackles on the season, with 6.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, two pass breakups, a fumble caused and a fumble recovery ... Had a season-best six tackles, including 2.5 for loss, against Mississippi State ... Combined with Danny Trevathan for a crucial fourth-down tackle for loss in the Louisville game ... Sacks came against Miami and Florida. 2008 (Freshman): Redshirted ... Named the Special Teams Scout Player of the Week by the coaches in preparation for the game against Norfolk State. High School: Tall linebacker who has tremendous speed and range, and also plays with great leverage … First-team all-state for Class AAA by the High School Sports Report and SCVarsity.com … Second-team allstate selection, covering all classifications, by the Columbia State

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newspaper … Played outside linebacker as a senior, making 86 tackles along with five quarterback sacks, 21 quarterback hurries, one interception, three fumbles caused, and three fumbles recoveries for Swansea HS … Also scored three touchdowns on offense … Was an inside linebacker as a junior, making 130 tackles with three caused fumbles, three fumble recoveries, three quarterback sacks, and one interception … Named all-region as a junior and senior … Totaled more than 300 tackles at Swansea … Also played defensive end early in his high school career … Played in the South Carolina North-South AllStar Game after his senior season … Ranked as the nation’s No. 47 strongside linebacker by Scout.com … Coached by Van Lewis … Also played soccer and basketball … Made the all-region and all-area teams in basketball his junior year … Honor-roll student … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Charleston, S.C. … Son of Kurt and Melanie Wyndham … Major is elementary education. Community Cats: Participated in Read Across Ameica and another youth literacy event (2010). Taylor says … My ideal vacation spot is: out in the ocean without a care in the world … The coolest thing about being at UK is: how I get to meet new people every day and make new friendships … The one thing I like most about football is: to be a part of something with a group of guys that I’ve grown close to like a family … Something people might not know about me is: I enjoy writing poetry and listening to classical/opera music to relieve stress or study … What I like about Coach Phillips is: he is a very fun and energetic person who enjoys having fun and getting the job done.

Wyndham Career Statistics Year Position G-GS 2009 Defensive End 13-7 2010 Defensive End 13-6 Totals 26-13

Tackles 28 26 54

TFL-Yds. 6.5-19 4.5-23 11-42

Sacks-Yds. 2-9 2.5-22 4.5-31

FF 1 1 2

Wyndham Game-by-Game Statistics 2010 Opponent at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh Totals

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Tackles 2 1 4 1 2 4 1 3 3 2 2 0 1 26

Sacks-Yds. 0 0 1.5-13 0 0 0 1-9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5-22

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TFL-Yds. 0 0 1.5-13 0 0.5-0 0 1-9 1-1 0.5-0 0 0 0 0 4.5-23

FC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PBU 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

FR 1 0 1

2009 Opponent vs Miami (Ohio) Louisville Florida Alabama at South Carolina at Auburn ULM Mississippi State Eastern Kentucky at Vanderbilt at Georgia Tennessee vs. Clemson Totals

Tackles 1 2 1 3 2 1 2 6 0 3 2 4 1 28

Sacks-Yds. 1-6 0 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2-9

TFL-Yds. 1-6 0.5-2 1-3 0 0 0 0 2.5-3 0 0.5-1 1-4 0 0 6.5-19

FC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

FR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

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2011 NEWCOMER BIOGRAPHIES MARCUS CAFFEY Running Back, 5-11, 189, Fr-HS Atlanta, Ga. (Grady) High School: Running back who has nice combination of speed and power … One of the nation’s top 40 running backs by Rivals.com and in the top 50 backs by Scout.com … Rushed for 1,611 yards and 17 touchdowns senior season at Grady (Ga.) High School … Helped lead Grady to an 11-2 record and the quarterfinals of the Class AAA state playoffs … Second-team all-state for Class AAA by the Georgia Sports Writers Association … Honorable-mention all-state by the Atlanta JournalConstitution … Has been timed under 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Was invited to three postseason all-star games but did not participate … Coached by Ronnie Millen … Participated in the 200- and 400-meter dashes for the track team and also ran in the relays … Received the school’s scholar-athlete award … Member of the French Club and Earth Club. Personal: Born in Atlanta … Son of Arthur and Michelle Caffey … Major is undeclared.

Note: biographies of January enrollees Jabari Johnson, Tim Patterson and Maxwell Smith are in returning player bios.

JOSH CLEMONS Running Back, 5-10, 201, Fr-HS Fayettevillle, Ga. (Whitewater) High School: State Offensive Player of the Year in Class AAAA by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Also first-team all-state in Class AAAA by both of those selectors … Rushed for 2,003 yards and 25 touchdowns, averaging 8.3 yards per carry, as a senior at Whitewater High School in Fayetteville, Ga. … Set the single-season school rushing record with his 2,003-yard performance … Team went 9-3 senior year, going to the second round of the state playoffs … Also topped the 1,000-yard mark his junior season with 15 TDs … Set the school career rushing record with 3,585 yards and 40 touchdowns … Two-year member of the all-county team … Played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game as a senior … Has been timed under 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Coached by Amos McCreary … “Josh runs low, can run around you or over you,” McCreary said. “He’s a great kid and a great student.” … Four-year member of the track team … Competed in a unique combination of events, the shot put, 100-meter dash and 4x100-meter relay … Finished fifth in the state in the shot put as a senior … Member of the Future Business Leaders of America … Honorroll student. Personal: Born in Athens, Ga. … Son of Charlie and Wanda Clemons … Charlie played in the National Football League for St. Louis, Houston and New Orleans … Josh’s cousin, Chris Clemons, has played for four NFL teams, currently for Seattle … Another cousin, Nick Clemons, played football at the University of Georgia … Considering a major in kinesiology.

BOOKIE COBBINS Quarterback, 6-0, 187, Fr-HS New Orleans, La. (McDonogh 35) High School: Combines a strong passing arm with excellent athletic ability … The nation’s No. 26 dualthreat quarterback and the No. 28 overall prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com … Played at McDonogh 35 High School in New Orleans … Played four games his senior year before sustaining a season-ending injury … Accounted for 10 passing and rushing touchdowns in the four games … Had a big junior season, throwing for 1,308 and 15 touchdowns while running for 266 yards and seven TDs … Named All-Metro New Orleans as a junior … Invited to three all-star games following his senior season but was unable to attend while recovering from his injury … Outstanding physical tools include running the 40yard dash in 4.4 seconds, a 315-pound bench press and 38-inch vertical jump … Coached by Wayne Reese … “Bookie is a player who wants to excel at the highest level,” Reese said. “He combines natural athletic ability with working hard and being coachable.” … Fine track athlete who ran in the 200-meter dash and three relay events … His 4x400-meter relay won the state indoor championship his junior and senior year … Honorroll student.

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Personal: Name is pronounced “BOO-kee,” rhymes with “Pookie” … Born in New Orleans … Son of Angela Cobbins … Has two brothers playing college football, Carl at Grambling and Cornell at Arkansas Baptist.

CHRISTIAN COLEMAN Defensive Liineman, 6-3, 268, Fr-HS Milan, Tenn. (Milan) High School: Named to the Nashville Tennessean AllState “Dream Team,” covering all classifications, following his senior season … Also first-team all-state for Class AAA by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association … Outstanding final year featured 116 tackles, five quarterback sacks, two fumbles caused and two fumble recoveries … Area Defensive Player of the Year by the Jackson Sun … Named his district’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player … Missed most of his junior year because of injury … Helped Milan High School post a 40-5 record over his last three seasons, including two trips to the finals of the state playoffs … Three-year starter in the defensive line and also played occasionally at tight end … Turned in a monster performance in the Tennessee East-West All-Star Game and was named Defensive Most Valuable Player for the West squad … Collected four quarterback sacks, made eight total tackles and caused a fumble against an offensive line that had four Division I signees … A defensive end who could grow into a defensive tackle in college … The No. 14 prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com … Scout.com tabbed him as the nation’s No. 88 offensive tackle … Was a teammate of current Wildcat Avery Williamson … Coached by Jeff Morris … “Christian was a one-man wrecking crew,” Morris said. “He has great talent and great intelligence. He’s large and explosive, with a knack for recognizing formations and stance.” … Four-year letterman in baseball as a third baseman, first baseman and pitcher … Set the school home-run records for a single season (15 HR) and career (27) … Honors graduate … Member of the Spanish Club and Math Club. Personal: Born in Washington, D.C. … Son of Alton and Vicki Coleman … Considering a major in physical therapy.

DARYL COLLINS Wide Receiver, 5-11, 203, Fr-HS Gadsden, Ala. (Gadsden City) High School: Offensive versatility is the hallmark of this prospect … Played wide receiver, tailback, quarterback and also returned kicks for Gadsden City High School … Participating in Class AAAAAA, the largest classification in Alabama, he helped Gadsden City to the state playoff quarterfinals as a senior and the state semifinals as a junior … Four-year letterman, three-year starter … Named to the Birmingham News “Super Seniors” list of the top-12 seniors in Alabama … As a senior, caught 27 passes for 483 yards and four touchdowns … Snagged 14 passes for 287 yards, a 20.5-yard average, and three TDs as a junior … Played in the Alabama-Mississippi High School All-Star Game, helping Bama to the victory … The nation’s No. 62 wide receiver by Scout.com … One of the top-20 prospects in Alabama by Rivals.com … Coached by Joe Billingsley … “Daryl has excellent athletic ability and the potential to be as good as he wants,” Billingsley said. “He has excellent hands, vision and yards after the catch.” … Also played basketball in high school …Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Gadsden, Ala. … Son of Linda Lindsey and Daryl Collins

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Sr. … Has two cousins, Dre Kirkpatrick and Jerrell Harris, who currently play football at Alabama … Considering a major in physical therapy.

RASHAD CUNNINGHAM Wide Receiver, 6-4, 200, Fr-HS Mobile, Ala. (Davidson) High School: Big, physical wide receiver … Combines his great size with excellent pass-catching ability … Also has a reputation as an outstanding blocker on a team that rushed for approximately 4,000 yards in 2010 … Caught 39 passes as a senior for 555 yards and five touchdowns … Earned all-region honors … Selected Mobile Player of the Week twice by the Optimist Club … Helped Davidson High School to a 33-8 record over the last three seasons, including two trips to the semifinals of the state playoffs … Davidson competes in Class AAAAAA, the largest classification in Alabama … Junior year stats featured 11 catches for 290 yards, an eye-popping 26.4 yards per catch, with four TDs … Coached by Fred Riley … “Rashad creates matchup problems on cornerbacks because he is so tall and strong,” Riley said. “He was our deep threat. We were an option team and when opponents put extra people down in the box, we’d send him over the top. He also knows how to block with his big, physical body.” … Also a member of the basketball and track teams … Ran in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, along with the 4x100 relay … Advanced to the state meet his sophomore year in the 100 and had a best time of 10.6 seconds. Personal: Born in Mobile, Ala. … Son of Robert and Danita Cunningham … Considering a major in nursing.

NILE DANIEL Wide Receiver, 6-1, 185, Fr-HS Griffin, Ga. (Griffin) High School: Speedy wide receiver has been timed as fast 4.39 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Played wideout, defensive back and returned punts and kickoffs at Griffin (Ga.) High School … Helped Griffin to multiple double-figure win seasons … Team went to the state semifinals in Class AAA as a junior and sophomore, posting 13-1 and 10-4 records, respectively … Griffin posted a 10-2 mark his senior year, going to the second round … Senior stats included 16 receptions for 522 yards, an amazing 32.6 yards per catch, with six touchdowns … Senior year highlighted by a game-winning 95-yard touchdown catch for a 14-13 win over Harris County … Also a threat on special teams as he returned six kicks for touchdowns during his career … Set the school record for punt-return yardage … Coached by Steve Devoursney … “Nile has a lot of upside,” Devoursney said. “He has good speed and will benefit greatly from a college weight program.” … “Nile was our home run hitter,” said offensive coordinator Justin Rogers. “When the other teams brought people into the box, we’d send him deep. He’s also explosive on special teams.” … The No. 62 prospect in Georgia by Rivals.com. … Honor-roll student … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Griffin, Ga. … Grandson of Amey Mangham … Considering a major in business.


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ERIC DIXON Defensive Back, 5-11, 171, Fr-HS Mobile, Ala. (Vigor) High School: First-team all-state in Alabama Class AAAAA by the Alabama Sports Writers Association … One of the nation’s top-60 cornerbacks as listed by Scout.com and Rivals.com … Also the No. 32 prospect in Alabama by Rivals … Played at Vigor High School in Prichard, Ala. … Senior year stats featured 89 tackles, including two quarterback sacks and seven additional tackles for loss, 21 quarterback pressures, eight pass breakups, four fumbles caused, two fumble recoveries and one interception … Helped Vigor to a 15-0 season and state championship his sophomore season … A defensive back and linebacker in high school, he could play corner or safety in the collegiate ranks … Three-year starter … Twoyear member of the All-Metro Mobile Team … Twice named the Mobile area Player of the Week by the Optimist Club … Played for the winning ‘Bama team in the Alabama-Mississippi High School All-Star Game … Coached by Kerry Stevenson … “Eric is a great football player and is an even better person than he is a player,” Stevenson said. “He has a great attitude and a work ethic that is second to none.” … Three-year starter in basketball … Made the all-district team … Excellent singer who was a member of the school chorus and made several public appearances. Personal: Born in Mobile, Ala. … Son of Valerie Dixon … Considering a major in engineering or education.

ALVIN DUPREE Athlete, 6-4, 229, Fr-HS Irwinton, Ga. (Wilkinson County) High School: First-team all-state as a senior as chosen by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Four-year starter at tight end and three-year starter at defensive end … Has the athletic ability to play either side of the ball in college … Had more than 1,000 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior, along with 62 tackles and 10 quarterback sacks … Starred at Wilkinson County High School in Irwinton, Ga. … Team went 11-3 his senior year and 10-4 as a sophomore, advancing to the Class A state semifinals each season … One of the nation’s top 50 tight ends by Scout.com … Coached by Jeb Stewart … “Alvin has a great work ethic,” Stewart said. “He’s a great leader, verbally and by his actions. When he gets to college and concentrates on one sport, he’s going to really blossom.” … Also a basketball standout, helped lead Wilkinson County to the Class A state championship his senior year … Named to the All-Middle Georgia Team … Member of the Future Business Leaders of America … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Macon, Ga. … Son of Sophia Stephens and Alvin Dupree Sr. … Considering a major in engineering.

JAMES ELLIOTT Offensive Lineman, 6-3, 301, Fr-HS Pensacola, Fla. (Catholic) High School: Offensive line prospect with good size and strength … Has bench pressed 350 pounds and gone over 500 pounds in the squat lift … Helped Pensacola Catholic High School to state playoff semi-

final appearances in Class 2B in his junior and senior seasons … Team was four-year district champion … Primarily played offensive tackle but also saw occasional action in the defensive line …Began starting midway into his freshman season … Projected as an offensive guard by Scout.com, which lists him as the No. 65 guard prospect in America … A three-year all-area pick by the Pensacola News Journal … Played in the Subway EastWest High School All-Star Game, helping the West squad notch a 24-0 shutout … Coached by Greg Seibert … “James is a dominant blocker, extremely physical with great feet,” Seibert said. “He’s extremely coachable and works hard.” … Competed in the shot put and discus throw for the track team … A center in basketball … Also a member of the school’s weightlifting team … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Pace, Fla. … Son of Pamela Elliott and John David Elliott … Considering a major in sports medicine.

GLENN FAULKNER Defensive Back, 6-2, 194, Fr-HS East St. Louis, Ill. (East St. Louis) High School: The No. 1 prospect in Illinois as evaluated by Rivals.com … Also the No. 8 safety and overall No. 128 player in the nation by Rivals … One of the nation’s top-300 players by Scout.com … Totaled 63 tackles and three interceptions as a senior for East St. Louis (Ill.) High School … Made 60 tackles and four interceptions, returning two for touchdowns, as a junior … Also had two kickoff returns for touchdowns during his career … Named all-conference and All-Metro St. Louis as a senior … Received the Larry Hughes Award as an outstanding player in the St. Louis area … Played for the Class AAAAAAA state championship team as a sophomore with a 13-1 record … In his senior year, East St. Louis was 11-0 and ranked No. 1 in the state when forced to leave the playoffs because of an ineligible player … Played in the U.S. Army AllAmerican Bowl, only the second future Wildcat to do so … Coached by Darren Sunkett … “Glenn is a very rangy free safety, covers a lot of ground from sideline to sideline,” Sunkett said. “He has a natural instinct for being around the ball.” … An all-district honoree in basketball … Competed in the high jump and long jump for the track team, which won the state championship his freshman year. Personal: Born in East St. Louis, Ill. … Son of Karen Stewart … Considering a sports medicine curriculum.

JOSH FORREST Athlete, 6-3, 213, Fr-HS Paducah, Ky. (Tilghman) High School: First-team all-state as a senior by the Louisville CourierJournal … Also named to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top-22 players in Kentucky … Won three regional player of the year awards … Dual-threat ability showed on both offense and defense … At wide receiver, caught 46 passes for 855 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior … As a defensive back, he picked off seven passes during his senior season and returned three for touchdowns … Also had an 85-yard fumble return for a TD … Gifted athlete who was a star in both football and basketball … A long-time basketball standout, he began playing football as a junior and excelled immediately … Earned honorable-mention all-state honors in his first year in football, an indication of his quick aptitude for the sport, while helping lead Tilghman High School to the Class AAA state championship … Intercepted three passes in the state championship game as the Tilghman defense posted a shutout

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… Coached by Randy Wyatt, who played at Kentucky in the mid-1990s … “The first thing about Josh is that he is such a good person – wellmannered, coachable, a quiet leader,” Wyatt said. “He’s such an athlete and a very physical player, the sky’s the limit for him.” … Honorablemention all-state in basketball as a junior and senior, leading Tilghman to the First Region championship and a berth in the Sweet 16 state tournament during his junior year … Participated in track in the 400-meter dash and a pair of relays. Personal: Born in Paducah, Ky. … Son of Iris Horice and Tony Horice … Considering a major in business.

during junior season … Turned in an impressive performance in the summer of 2009 at the Elite 100 Camp in Charlotte, N.C. … “Has a great first step and is explosive,” wrote Mike Farrell, a recruiting analyst for Rivals.com … Coached at Dreher by Bill Bacon … Also wrestled in high school, winning a pair of tournaments in the 215-pound class … Participated for the track and field team in the 200-meter dash, 4x100meter relay, shot put and discus throw … Regional champion in the shot put as a junior … Member of the school’s Finance Club. Personal: Born in Columbia, S.C. … Son of Lawrence Huguenin and Valerie Huguenin … Last name pronounced “HUE-guh-nin” … Considering a physical therapy curriculum.

DAYLEN HALL Defensive Back, 5-10, 180, Fr-HS Louisville, Ky. (St. Xavier) High School: First-team all-state as a senior as selected by The Associated Press and Louisville CourierJournal … Picked for the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top-22 seniors in the state … A dynamic performer on defense, offense and special teams at St. Xavier High School in Louisville … Two-way players are rare at St. X, a traditional power with great depth in its program, but his athletic ability and playmaking ability made him a standout in every phase of the game … During his final two seasons he intercepted 11 passes, returning three for touchdowns … A terror on special teams with eight blocked kicks during his final two seasons … Had multiple punt and kickoff returns for touchdowns during his career … Second-team all-state by the Courier-Journal as a junior as he helped lead the Tigers to a 14-1 record and state championship in Class AAAAAA, the largest classification in Kentucky … Was picked third-team All-America among Catholic high schools by CatholicSports.net … Has been timed under 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Coached by Mike Glaser … “Daylen is a tremendous competitor. The bigger the situation, the more challenging it is individually, the better he performs,” Glaser said. “He’s an aggressive, physical player and the other thing is his raw speed.” … Played in the Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Game … Hall will rejoin former St. X teammates Matt Smith and David Noltemeyer at UK … Played baseball and ran track … Competed in the 100- and 200-meter dashes and the 4x100 relay … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Louisville … Son of Deronda Hall and Darron Hall … Considering a major in accounting.

FARRINGTON HUGUENIN Defensive Lineman, 6-4, 238, Fr-HS Columbia, S.C. (Dreher/North Carolina Tech) Prep School: Attended North Carolina Tech Preparatory Christian Academy in Charlotte for the 2010 season … Totaled an astounding 17 quarterback sacks during the season … Coached at North Carolina Tech by Tim Newman. High School: Combined excellent size with noteworthy speed as he originally signed with UK in 2010 … Has moved his 6-4 frame as fast as 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash and has notched consistent times below 4.7 … Started at linebacker his senior year at Dreher High School in Columbia, S.C. … Totaled 121 tackles and four sacks as a senior, along with four caused fumbles, two recoveries and a pass interception … Started at defensive end as a sophomore and junior … Notched 82 tackles and 11 sacks

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SHAQUILLE LOVE Defensive Lineman, 6-4, 293, Fr-HS Harriman, Tenn. (Harriman) High School: Big lineman excelled on both sides of the ball in high school … First-team all-state as an offensive lineman as a senior as chosen by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association … Four-year starter in both the offensive and defensive lines … Helped lead Harriman High School to a berth in the state playoffs each season … District Lineman of the Year as a senior … Named to the all-district and All-TriCounty teams as a junior and senior … The No. 15 prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com … Nationally ranked as the No. 90 defensive tackle by Scout.com … Coached by Travis Tapp … “The main thing is his athleticism,” Tapp said. “Shaquille is so big and athletic, very light on his feet.” … Also played basketball at Harriman … Basketball team advanced to the state tournament his junior year … Member of the Ebony Club and school chorus … The chorus performed at various public events in Harriman. Personal: Born in Chattanooga, Tenn. … Son of Greg Love and Nicole Smith … A cousin, Jeremaine Copeland, plays for Toronto of the Canadian Football League … Major is undeclared.

ASHELY LOWERY Defensive Back, 6-1, 200, Fr-HS Cleveland, Ga. (White County) High School: First-team all-state in Class AAA as chosen by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Standout running back and defensive back who also excelled on special teams … Region Offensive Player of the Year … Senior season featured two interceptions and nine pass breakups on defense while rushing for approximately 1,340 yards and 15 touchdowns on the offensive side … Threw three passes during the season and all three were completed for touchdowns … Well known for an amazing play during his senior year … Picked up a fumbled snap, made an unscripted run around right end and hurdled a defender en route to a touchdown … The play became known as the “Lowery Leap,” was shown on ESPN and became an internet sensation, drawing nearly a million views as of this writing … Displayed remarkable versatility, a two-way starter all four years … Started three seasons at cornerback, one season at safety, three seasons at running back and one season as a wide receiver … Also returned punts and blocked three opponent kicks during his career … Participated in the Georgia NorthSouth All-Star Game following his senior season, playing cornerback while helping the North team to a 22-0 shutout … Was one of five players


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picked “first team” among the game’s stars by UGAsports.com … Has run the 40-yard dash under 4.6 seconds … Coached by Tommy Flowers and Greg Seagraves … “Ashely is a Jim Thorpe-ish type of player,” Flowers said. “He can do a lot of different things and we put him wherever we needed something done. He’s also an unselfish player.” … Also played basketball, earning all-region honors his senior season … Honor-roll student who received a scholar-athlete award from his school. Personal: Born in Demorest, Ga. … Son of Debbie Pruitt … Has a cousin, Gary Moss, who played football for the University of Georgia … Considering a major in kinesiology.

DARRIAN MILLER Offensive Lineman, 6-5, 297, Fr-HS Lexington, Ky. (Bryan Station) High School: One of the nation’s top-20 offensive tackles as evaluated by Scout.com and one of the top125 players nationally … Combines outstanding size and athletic ability … His long reach also is a great asset … Played left tackle, left guard and defensive end in high school … Secondteam all-state as a junior by The Associated Press … Helped lead Bryan Station to a 9-3 record and the second round of the state playoffs that year … Senior honors included the “Class of the Commonwealth” list of the top-22 seniors in the state by the Lexington Herald-Leader, along with second-team all-state by the Louisville Courier-Journal … Two-year member of the all-city team … Played in two all-star games, the Kentucky vs. Tennessee Border Bowl and the Kentucky East-West Game … Coached in high school by Kenny Turner and Oliver Lucas. Personal: Born in Irvine, Calif. … Son of Robert and Armida Miller … Considering a major in biochemical engineering.

DEMARIUS RANCIFER Linebacker, 6-2, 206. Fr-HS Pensacola, Fla. (Catholic) High School: Described as “a tackling machine” by Rivals.com analyst Chris Nee … Highly productive linebacker totaled 301 tackles during his final two seasons at Catholic High School in Pensacola, Fla. … Notched 187 stops as a senior, along with a pair of interceptions … Had 114 tackles as a junior … Helped lead team to the state Class 2B semifinals as a junior and senior … Named all-area as a senior by the Pensacola News Journal and also named to the newspaper’s top-12 “Super Seniors” in the area … One of the top 100 prospects in the talent-rich state of Florida as designated by Rivals.com … The nation’s No. 44 outside linebacker by Rivals … Three-year starter who played defensive back as a sophomore … Participated in the Subway East-West High School All-Star Game, helping the West team post a 24-0 shutout … Coached by Greg Seibert … “Demarius is an extremely physical linebacker, an imposing presence who played sideline to sideline,” Seibert said. “He played every practice and every game and put everything he has into everything he did.” … An alldistrict performer in basketball ... Also a member of the weightlifting team … Won an athlete of the year award for the Pensacola area for his allaround athletic prowess … Honor-roll student. Personal: Born in Pensacola, Fla. … Son of Yolanda Moorer and Keith Rancifer … Demarius’ uncle, Pat Moorer, played college football at Florida … Considering a major in business.

DEMARCO ROBINSON Wide Receiver, 5-10, 160, Fr-HS Ellenwood, Ga. (Martin Luther King) High School: Record-setting wideout … Had a tremendous senior season at Martin Luther King High School in Lithonia, Ga. … Caught 73 passes for a state-record 1,655 yards and 27 touchdowns … His state-record yardage total broke the mark set by current Tennessee wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers … Also returned two kicks for touchdowns, one punt and one kickoff … Named first-team all-state in the largest classification, Class AAAAA, by the Georgia Sports Writers Association and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Region Offensive Player of the Year and DeKalb County Offensive Player of the Year … Caught 10 balls for 246 yards and five TDs in a playoff game … Three-year starter who helped his team to three-consecutive playoff appearances … One of the nation’s top 100 wide receivers by Scout.com … One of the top 80 prospects in the talent-rich state of Georgia by Rivals.com … Played in the Georgia NorthSouth All-Star Game following his senior season … Was one of five players picked “first team” among the game’s stars by UGAsports.com … Coached by Michael Carson and Corey Jarvis ... “Demarco is one of the most explosive wide receivers I’ve run across,” Carson said. “He’s a tremendous receiver and elusive. His future is very bright.” … Also participated in track and baseball in high school … Member of the Social Studies Club. Personal: Born in Newport, R.I. … Son of Demarco Robinson and Sabrina Botts … Has a brother, Jaquon, who plays football at Troy … Major is undeclared.

MARCOREYON “BUBBA” TANDY Athlete, 5-11, 181, Fr-HS Hopkinsville, Ky. (Christian County) High School: Class AAAAA Player of the Year as chosen by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association … “Playmaker” might be the best position to designate for this multifaceted performer … Played wide receiver, running back, defensive back and kick returner for Christian County High School … Helped CCHS to the Class AAAAA state playoff finals as a senior and sophomore … First-team all-state as a senior by The Associated Press and Louisville Courier-Journal … Picked for the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top-22 seniors in Kentucky … Career totals feature 102 receptions for 1,615 yards and 14 touchdowns … Rushed for nearly 1,000 yards and 14 TDs in his career … Returned six punts for touchdowns … Tied a state record with four punt return TDs in one game … In senior season he notched four interceptions, returning one for a touchdown … One of the top-10 prospects in Kentucky by Rivals.com … Has been timed at 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash … Played in the Best of the Bluegrass and Western Kentucky vs. Southern Illinois All-Star Games … Coached by Steve Lovelace … “The first thing that comes to mind is how athletic and versatile he is,” Lovelace said. “(He has) Speed, toughness, a hard-working kid who loves the game.” … Will rejoin former CCHS teammate Malcolm McDuffen at Kentucky … Helped the CCHS basketball team to three consecutive appearances in the Sweet 16 State Tournament, including a state championship his senior year … Received the Sweet 16 Sportsmanship Award. Personal: Born in Hopkinsville, Ky. … Son of Rhonda Tandy and Corey Quarles … Major is undeclared.

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DARRELL “D.J.” WARREN Athlete, 6-0, 230, Fr-HS Alcoa, Tenn. (Alcoa) High School: “Mr. Football” lineman as a senior in Tennessee Class AA … Named to the Nashville Tennessean All-State “Dream Team” that covered all classifications … First-team all-state as a junior and senior in Class AA … MaxPreps/U.S. Air Force second-team All-America among medium-sized schools … Three-year starter on the Alcoa High School juggernaut that has posted seven-consecutive state championships … Three-year starter at defensive end and two-year regular at running back … Also saw spot duty as a linebacker … Alcoa went 44-1 during his three seasons as a starter … Rushed 136 times for approximately 1,300 yards and 36 touchdowns as a senior … On the defensive side, he totaled 84 tackles, including 26 tackles for loss and 16 quarterback sacks … Team’s Most Valuable Player as a senior and also was the Offensive MVP of the state championship game … Played for the winning East team in the Tennessee East-West All-Star Game … Coached by Gary Rankin … “D.J. falls in the same line as (UK players) Randall Cobb and Tyler Robinson – great kid, tremendous worker, big motor and a winner. He’s a physical

player, very quick off the ball. He also was a great player offensively. I think he could play either side of the ball (at Kentucky).” … An all-district honoree in basketball. Personal: Born in Naples, Fla. … Son of Darrell Sr. and Gladys Warren … A cousin of former Kentucky All-American Randall Cobb, who is now with the Green Bay Packers … Another cousin, Brandon Warren, played football at Florida State … Major is undecided.

DAVID WASHINGTON Defensive Lineman, 6-3, 285, Fr-HS Locust Grove, GA (Lovejoy) High School: First-team all-state in Class AAAA as chosen by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Second-team all-state pick by the Georgia Sports Writers Association … Athletic lineman whose combination of speed and strength are a fit at defensive end or tackle … Played both positions at Lovejoy High School in Hampton, Ga … Two-year selection on the allregion and all-county team … Senior year statistics featured 95 tackles, 13 quarterback sacks, nine additional tackles for loss, 10 QB hurries, four fumbles caused, two fumble recoveries and two blocked punts … Played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game … Coached by Al Hughes … “David is a dominating player with a great motor,” Hughes said. “He’s an outstanding player, extremely quick for a big man.” … Won two regional championships in wrestling … Athleticism demonstrated by the fact that his track events included the shot put, discus throw and the 4x100-meter relay … Won the shot and discus championships as a junior. Personal: Born in Atlanta, Ga. … Son of Janice L. Cox and James Washington … Has a cousin, Eugene Harris, who played football at Miami (Ohio) … Major is undeclared.

ZACH WEST Offensive Lineman , 6-4, 296, Fr-HS Richmond, Ky. (Lexington Christian Academy) High School: Projected as the No. 17 offensive guard in the nation by Scout.com … Named to the MaxPreps/U.S. Air Force Small Schools All-America Team … First-team all-state as a junior and senior by the Louisville Courier-Journal … Tabbed to the Lexington Herald-Leader “Class of the Commonwealth” listing of the top-22 players in Kentucky … District Player of the Year … Four-year starter at Lexington Christian Academy … Played offensive tackle his first three seasons, then center and guard his senior year … Played multiple positions in the defensive line … LCA won the Class A state championship his junior season with a 14-1 record … Also first-team all-state as a junior by The Associated Press … Team advanced to the state finals his freshman season … LCA posted a 46-12 record during his four campaigns … Played in the Kentucky vs. Tennessee Border Bowl … Coached by Ray Graham and Paul Rains … “Zach has a rare combination of tremendous size, strength and athletic ability,” Graham said. “He has character, gives his best and is a leader. He’s the total package.” … Also competed in the shot put and discus throw for the track and field team … Two-year regional champion in the shot put, advancing to the state meet … Earned the distinction of Eagle Scout … A volunteer at Bluegrass Christian Camp … Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Personal: Born in Lexington … Son of Roger and Ginger West … Major is undecided.

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2010 GAME RECAPS 1 >> KENTUCKY 23, LOUISVILLE 16 // 09/04/10

2 >> KENTUCKY 63, W. KENTUCKY 28 // 09/11/10

entucky used three spectacular touchdown drives in the first half, jumping on in-state rival Louisville 20-3 under first-year head coach Joker Phillips, then held on to defeat the Cardinals 23-16 in the first game in the newly renovated Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. The Wildcats received the opening kickoff and wasted no time getting on the board, scoring on a two-play 70yard drive. La’Rod King caught a 38-yard pass on the first play and Derrick Locke blazed 32 yards for the touchdown, giving UK a 6-0 lead. Later in the first quarter, senior quarterback Mike Hartline led a 10-play, 92-yard drive capped by Locke’s second touchdown run of the game, this one from one-yard out, to give UK a 13-0 lead. Louisville got on the board in the second quarter with a field goal. UK responded when wide receiver Randall Cobb lined up as the quarterback in the “WildCobb” formation and rushed 51 yards untouched down the sideline to give the Cats their biggest lead of the day at 20-3. Louisville’s defense held tough in the second half, allowing three points to the Wildcats when Tydlacka nailed a 41-yard field goal in UK’s opening drive of the second half. The Cardinals answered quickly to the Wildcats’ field goal when Bilal Powell rushed 80 yards to score the Cardinals’ lone touchdown on the day and cut the UK lead to 10. Louisville’s next two possessions ended in turnovers as junior college transfer Mychal Bailey gathered an interception and Louisville native Ridge Wilson recovered a fumble. In the fourth quarter, Louisville marched 71 yards down the field, converting several third- and fourth-down conversions to tack on a 27-yard field goal from Chris Philpott and get the game within 23-16. However, the Wildcats took the kickoff with 3:16 to play and tallied three first downs to run out the clock. The victory was the fourth in a row for the Wildcats over the Cardinals as Hartline became the first starting quarterback to go 3-0 in Governor’s Cup history. Hartline completed 17 of 26 passes for 217 yards. Locke reached the century mark by rushing for 104 yards and two touchdowns.

uarterback Mike Hartline accounted for four touchdowns and wide receiver Randall Cobb had a hand in three TDs in leading Kentucky to a dominating 63-28 victory over in-state foe Western Kentucky University at Commonwealth Stadium. WKU actually got on the board first and started the scoring a minute and 13 seconds into the game, getting a 59-yard rushing touchdown from junior tailback Bobby Rainey. However, the Hilltoppers did not score again until 1:15 left in the half as Kentucky posted 35 consecutive points to take a commanding lead in the game. The UK scoring surge started when Hartline drove the Cats down the field, setting up a two-yard touchdown pass to senior wide receiver Chris Matthews. Kentucky scored again at the end of the first quarter after walk-on defensive tackle Luke McDermott made his first career interception deep in WKU territory. Two plays later, Hartline dived into the endzone on a quarterback sweep to give UK a lead it would not relinquish. Kentucky scored four more touchdowns in the second quarter, starting with a 50yard punt return for a touchdown by Cobb. Senior tailback Derrick Locke poked the ball in the endzone from one-yard out for his third rushing touchdown of the season and senior fullback/tailback Moncell Allen hauled in a 15-yard scoring pass from Cobb. UK ended the half when Hartline completed a four-yard pass in the corner of the endzone to sophomore La’Rod King to give UK a 42-14 lead at halftime. It was the most points UK had scored in the first half of a game since tallying 56 vs. North Dakota in 1950. Hartline did an excellent job leading the offense and completed 16 of 20 passes for 213 yards and three TDs while adding the rushing touchdown. Cobb totaled 207 yards and three TDs in rushing, receiving, passing and kick returns. Rainey also had an outstanding game for WKU with 184 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

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SCORING SUMMARY Kentucky 13 Louisville 0

7 6

3 7

0 3

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23 16

UK – Locke 32 run (Tydlacka kick failed) … 14:25 1st qtr. UK – Locke 1 run (Tydlacka kick) … 0:52 1st qtr. UL – Philpott 44 yd FG … 14:52 2nd qtr. UK – Cobb 51 run (Tydlacka kick) … 12:44 2nd qtr. UL – Philpott 32 FG … 4:36 2nd qtr. UK – Tydlacka 41 FG … 8:52 3rd qtr. UL – Powell 80 run (Philpott kick) … 8:41 3rd qtr. UL – Philpott 27 FG … 3:16 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

KENTUCKY 20 37/230 18/27/0 236 64 466 1/0 11/90 4/49.8 6-of-13 30:26

LOUISVILLE 17 32/190 14/29/1 127 61 317 1/1 4/30 4/36.5 4-of-15 29:24

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – UK – Locke 23-104-2, Cobb 4-80-1, Russell 6-36, Allen 2-7, Hartline 1-5, team 1-(-2) Louisville – Powell 16-153-1, Anderson 8-32, Donnell 2-10, Froman 5-5, Pascley 1(-10) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 17-26-0-217-0, Cobb 1-1-0-19-0 Louisville – Froman 14-29-1-127-0 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – King 3-58, Matthews 3-56, Roark 3-47, Locke 3-21, Aumiller 2-23, Cobb 2-19, Russell 2-12 Louisville – Beaumont 3-40, Graham 3-38, Smith 2-17, Anderson 2-10, Pascley 1-10, Powell 1-6, Nord 1-5, Donnell 1-1 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Guy 7, Trevathan 5, Harrison 5, Warford 4, M. Johnson 4

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SCORING SUMMARY WKU 7 Kentucky 14

7 28

7 7

7 14

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WKU – Rainey 59 run (Tinius kick) … 13:47 1st qtr. UK – Matthews 2 pass from Hartline (Tydlacka kick) … 8:02 1st qtr. UK – Hartline 10 run (Tydlacka kick) … 0:25 1st qtr. UK -- Cobb 50 punt return (Tydlacka kick) … 12:45 2nd qtr. UK – Locke 1 run (Tydlacka kick) … 9:23 2nd qtr. UK – Allen 15 pass from Cobb (Tydlacka kick) … 1:34 2nd qtr. WKU – McNeal 90 kickoff return (Tinius kick) … 1:15 2nd qtr. UK – King 4 pass from Hartline (Tydlacka kick) … 0:11 2nd qtr. WKU – Rainey 1 run (Tinius kick) … 5:31 3rd qtr. UK – Cobb 35 pass from Hartline (Tydlacka kick) … 3:02 3rd qtr. WKU – Vasquez 34 pass from James (Tinius kick) … 8:32 4th qtr. UK – Sanders 10 run (Tydlacka kick) … 6:26 4th qtr. UK – Sanders 1 run (Tydlacka kick) … 4:44 4th qtr. T E A M S TAT I S T I C S First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

WKU 14 33/187 8/15/1 97 48 284 2/1 7/50 6/32.3 3-of-10 28:07

KENTUCKY 22 44/206 19/23/0 276 67 482 0/0 2/6 2/46.5 8-of-12 31:53

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Locke 21-102-1, Sanders 7-32-2, Cobb 4-26, Russell 4-19, Allen 2-10, George 2-7, Hartline 2-7-1, Newton 2-3 WKU – Rainey 22-184-2, Jakes 6-2, Hibbitt 1-2, Cissell 1-2, Pelesasa 1-(-1), Simpson 2-(-2) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 16-20-0-213-3, Newton 2-2-0-48-0, Cobb 1-1-0-15-1 WKU – Jakes 8-15-1-97-1 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Cobb 5-98-1, Roark 3-65, King 3-16-1, Matthews 2-32-1, Aumiller 2-26, Locke 2-10, Allen 1-15-1, Robinson 1-14 WKU – Vazquez 2-40-1, McNeal 2-36, Murphree 1-9, Jones 1-8, Doyle 1-8, Rainey 1-(-4) TACKLES Kentucky – M. Johnson 12, Guy 11, Maxwell 7, Harrison 6, Trevathan 6

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3 >> KENTUCKY 47, AKRON 10 // 09/18/10

4 >> #9/8 FLORIDA 48, KENTUCKY 14 // 09/25/10

ailback Derrick Locke rushed for a career-high 166 yards and two touchdowns, quarterback Mike Hartline threw for 250 yards and two TDs and the Kentucky defense stifled the visitors for most of the game as the Wildcats defeated Akron 47-10. Leading 6-3 midway through the second quarter, thanks to a pair of Craig McIntosh field goals, the Kentucky offense got hot and posted touchdowns on six consecutive possessions. Hartline threw 13-yard TD passes to wide receivers Randall Cobb and Chris Matthews to give the Cats a 20-3 advantage at halftime. Locke went to work after intermission, scoring on runs of five and 56 yards. In addition to his career-high single-game effort, Locke also became the seventh Wildcat in school history to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a career. UK completed the scoring when freshman tailback Raymond Sanders ran for a 28-yard touchdown and sophomore tailback CoShik Williams tallied his first collegiate TD from eight yards out. Meanwhile, the Kentucky defense limited Akron to 79 total yards in the first three quarters before substituting liberally in the final quarter. The Wildcats posted nine tackles for loss, including five quarterback sacks. Linebacker Danny Trevathan led the defense with eight tackles, including one TFL. Ten different Cats had a primary or assisted tackle for loss. When the game clock wound down, Kentucky fans could leave Commonwealth Stadium with their Wildcats victorious and the Joker Phillips era off to a 3-0 start. It’s the best start for a UK head coach in his inaugural season since 1946 when legendary Paul “Bear” Bryant did the same.

enior wide receiver Chris Matthews hauled in a careerhigh six catches for 114 yards and two touchdowns, but it was not enough for the Cats, who fell to the Florida Gators 48-14 in front of a crowd of 90,574 at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. Florida freshman quarterback Trey Burton began his sixtouchdown career night with an 11-yard touchdown run from behind center. On the Gators’ next possession, Burton switched the tables and caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from UF starting quarterback John Brantley. In the second quarter, the Gators’ Jeremy Brown ended a Kentucky drive with a 52-yard interception return for a touchdown. The Cats responded with a drive deep into Florida territory. It was there that Kentucky pulled off a fake field goal attempt, in which junior Randall Cobb, who was the holder for the kick, threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to a wide-open Matthews. The touchdown pass capped the scoring in the first half and made the score 21-7. After Florida’s Burton rushed 10 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter, the Cats’ Matt Roark blocked the Gators’ point-after attempt to make the score 27-7. Just over midway through the third quarter, Kentucky senior quarterback Mike Hartline threw a gorgeous 27-yard touchdown pass to Matthews to bring the Cats within 13 points. Hartline finished the game completing 21-of-39 passes for 242 yards and a touchdown. Burton and the Gators responded, however, with a nineyard touchdown rush from the speedy freshman. Burton continued his record-setting play in the fourth quarter with two more touchdowns.

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SCORING SUMMARY Akron 0 Kentucky 3

3 17

0 20

7 7

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10 47

UK – McIntosh 32 FG … 12:04 1st qtr. AKR – Ivelijic 29 FG … 11:35 2nd qtr. UK – McIntosh 33 FG … 7:49 2nd qtr. UK – Cobb 13 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) … 4:14 2nd qtr. UK – Matthews 13 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) … 0:51 2nd qtr. UK – Locke 5 run (McIntosh kick) … 12:26 3rd qtr. UK – Locke 56 run (McIntosh kick) … 8:24 3rd qtr. UK – Sanders 28 run (McIntosh kick failed) … 3:58 3rd qtr. UK – Williams 8 run (Simmons kick) … 9:03 4th qtr. AKR – Russell 30 pass from Rodgers (Ivelijic kick) … 1:31 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

AKRON 12 37/67 6/24/0 105 61 172 0/0 6/50 10/38.7 4-of-16 29:34

KENTUCKY 27 38/290 22/30/0 254 68 544 1/0 6/60 2/47.0 3-of-9 30:26

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Locke 17-166-2, Russell 6-39, Sanders 2-32-1, Williams 6-30-1, Newton 1-18, Hartline 25, Cobb 1-2, George 3-(-2) Akron – Allen 10-27, Bowers 7-26, Burney 10-22, Rodgers 1-19, Pride 1-8, Martin 1-(-4), Nicely 7-(-31) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 21-29-0-250-2, Newton 1-1-0-4-0 Akron – Nicely 4-19-0-57-0, Rodgers 2-5-0-48-1 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Cobb 5-43-1, Aumiller 3-55, King 3-34, Locke 3-29, Russell 2-32, Matthews 2-26-1, Adams 1-13, Robinson 1-9, Roark 1-9, Sanders 1-4. Akron – Russell 1-30-1, LaFrance 1-23, Dillard 1-18, Pride 1-15, Allen 1-14, Burney 1-5 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Trevathan 8, Guy 5, McDermott 4, Wyndham 4

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SCORING SUMMARY 0 Kentucky Florida 14

7 7

7 13

0 14

-

14 48

UF - Burton 11 run (Sturgis kick) ... 11:09 1st qtr. UF - Burton 11 pass from Brantley (Sturgis kick) ... 2:40 1st qtr. UF - Brown 52 interception return (Sturgis kick) ... 6:14 2nd qtr. UK - Matthews 11 pass from Cobb (McIntosh kick) ... 3:22 2nd qtr. UF - Burton 10 run (Sturgis kick blocked) ... 9:56 3rd qtr. UK - Matthews 27 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 6:58 3rd qtr. UF - Burton 9 run (Sturgis kick) ... 1:20 3rd qtr. UF – Burton 3 run (Sturgis kick) ... 13:11 4th qtr. UF – Burton 7 run (Sturgis kick) ... 6:38 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

KENTUCKY 23 28/99 22/41/2 253 69 352 0/0 7/44 5/40.2 5-of-14 29:55

FLORIDA 26 33/176 25/36/1 290 69 466 0/0 9/65 3/56.0 7-of-11 30:05

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Locke 23-103, Cobb 2-3, Russell 2-(-2), Hartline 1-(-5) Florida – Demps 8-57, Moody 10-46, Burton 5-40-5, Gillislee 6-32, Brantley 4-1 P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 21-39-2-242-1, Cobb 1-2-0-11-1 Florida – Brantley 24-35-1-248-1, Burton 1-1-0-42-0 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Cobb 7-67, Matthews 6-114-2, King 4-44, Locke 3-10, Roark 2-18 Florida – Thompson 5-86, Burton 5-37-1, Moore 4-72, Debose 4-36, Demps 3-2, Hines 2-55, Clark 1-4, Gillislee 1-(-2) TA C K L E S Kentucky – Guy 6, Ukwu 6, Neloms 6, Bailey 6

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5 >> OLE MISS 42, KENTUCKY 35 // 10/02/10

6 >> AUBURN 37, KENTUCKY 34 // 10/09/10

unior wide receiver Randall Cobb totaled a career-high 267 all-purpose yards and senior running back Derrick Locke had 214 all-purpose yards, but the Cats fell on the road to the Ole Miss Rebels 42-35 on a sun-soaked afternoon in Oxford, Miss. UK got on the board first with an eight-play, 60-yard drive with Locke accounting for all 60 yards for the Cats, including a seven-yard touchdown run on fourth-and-one. Following a fumble on the UK 11-yard line, Ole Miss used three plays to get into the end zone and tie the game at seven. UK responded with a 12-play drive, spanning 80 yards, in which senior quarterback Mike Hartline completed three third-down passes. The drive was capped by a 15-yard touchdown pass from Hartline to Cobb. Ole Miss took advantage of a pair of UK turnovers to notch touchdowns and pull ahead 21-14. Sophomore kicker Craig McIntosh pulled the Cats within four at the end of the half with a career-long 50-yard field goal. Following an Ole Miss touchdown to begin the second half, the Cats responded with an 11-play drive capped by a McIntosh 42-yard field goal to bring the Cats within eight. The Rebels then scored a pair of touchdowns for a 42-20 lead early in the fourth quarter. The Cats rallied, beginning with a 41-yard pass from Hartline to Cobb to the Ole Miss three-yard line. Locke ran it in two plays later. Cobb then made a spectacular catch on the Cats’ two-point conversion attempt to bring UK within 14. UK scored again with 1:46 left on the clock on a 13-yard touchdown catch from senior wide receiver Chris Matthews. UK’s on-side kick attempt was a valiant one, but just barely slipped through Kentucky’s hands and went out of bounds to give Ole Miss the ball and the win. Hartline threw for a career-best 300 yards, with Cobb and Locke each getting a career-high 108 receiving yards. Danny Trevathan led the defensive effort with a career high 15 tackles.

andall Cobb accounted for four touchdowns – two rushing, one passing and one receiving – but Wes Byrum’s 24-yard field goal as time expired provided the winning margin as No. 8 Auburn held off upset-minded Kentucky, 37-34. Cobb opened the game with a 36-yard kickoff return into Auburn territory and finished the first possession with a twoyard touchdown run. The wide receiver/quarterback, operating from the “WildCobb” formation for parts of the game, added a six-yard touchdown pass to freshman tight end Jordan Aumiller, a 16-yard TD catch from Mike Hartline and a one-yard scoring run. In the process, Cobb tied the Kentucky career record for most touchdowns in a career with 32. He also was the first player since Shane Boyd in 2003 to run for a touchdown, catch a touchdown pass and throw a TD pass in the same game. Cobb rang up 207 total yards during the game. Hartline had a sparkling performance as well, completing 23 of 28 passes for 220 yards and one touchdown. Auburn also had an outstanding effort from its quarterback Cameron Newton, who had 408 yards total offense, throwing for 210 yards while rushing for 198 yards and four touchdowns. Newton’s four TD runs staked the visitors to a 31-17 halftime lead. Kentucky’s defense stiffened in the second half. Safety Winston Guy stopped one possession with an interception and linebacker Danny Trevathan led the team with a career-high 17 tackles. With the spark from the defense, the Wildcats rallied to tie the game at 3434 on a 35-yard field goal by Craig McIntosh with 7:31 left in the game. After a muffed kickoff, Auburn took over on its own seven-yard line and methodically moved down the field. Newton drove his team 86 yards in 19 plays, converting three third-down situations, setting up Byrum for the game-winning field goal on the final play.

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SCORING SUMMARY Kentucky 7 Ole Miss 7

10 14

3 14

15 7

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35 42

UK - Locke 7 run (McIntosh kick) ... 12:04 1st qtr. UM - Scott 4 run (Rose kick) ... 3:58 1st qtr. UK - Cobb 15 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 14:19 2nd qtr. UM - Greer 8 pass from Masoli (Rose kick) ... 10:39 2nd qtr. UM - Bolden 2 run (Rose kick) ... 8:33 2nd qtr. UK - McIntosh 50 field goal ... 00:00 2nd qtr. UM - Bolden 8 pass from Masoli (Rose kick) ... 11:38 3rd qtr. UK - McIntosh 42 field goal ... 6:28 3rd qtr. UM - Masoli 1 run (Rose kick) ... 1:58 3rd qtr. UM - Allen 4 pass from Masoli (Rose kick) ... 14:53 4th qtr. UK - Locke 3 run (Cobb pass from Hartline) ... 10:12 4th qtr. UK - Matthews 13 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 1:34 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

KENTUCKY 21 30/124 27/47/1 300 77 424 2/2 7/68 4/50.5 6-of-16 29:41

OLE MISS 19 51/211 9/17/0 90 68 301 0/0 6/46 8/43.2 5-of-13 30:14

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Locke 19-68-2, Hartline 3-24, Sanders 5-22, Cobb 2-10, Allen 1-0 Ole Miss – Bolden 23-108-1, Masoli 9-43-1, Scott 8-26, Grandy 4-24, Scott 5-14-1, Team 2-(-4) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 27-46-1-300-2, Cobb 0-1-0-0-0 Ole Miss – Masoli 9-17-0-90-3 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky –Locke 8-108, Cobb 6-108-1, Matthews 6-59-1, Robinson 2-11, King 2-10, Sanders 1-3, Aumiller 1-2, Allen 1-(-1) Ole Miss – Harris 2-46, Bolden 2-17-1, Greer 2-7-1, Grandy 1-9, Summers 1-7, Allen 1-4-1 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Trevathan 15, Guy 9, Bailey 8

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SCORING SUMMARY Auburn 14 Kentucky 7

17 10

0 14

6 3

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37 34

UK – Cobb 2 run (McIntosh kick) ... 11:51 1st qtr. AU – Newton 16 run (Byrum kick) ... 6:44 1st qtr. AU – Newton 8 run (Byrum kick) ... 1:17 1st qtr. AU – Newton 5 run (Byrum kick) ... 10:01 2nd qtr. AU – Byrum 38 FG ... 7:12 2nd qtr. UK – Aumiller 6 pass from Cobb (McIntosh kick) ... 4:52 2nd qtr. AU – Newton 3 run (Byrum kick) ... 1:06 2nd qtr. UK – McIntosh 29 FG ... 00:00 2nd qtr. UK – Cobb 16 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 8:18 3rd qtr. UK – Cobb 1 run (McIntosh kick) ... 4:03 3rd qtr. AU – Byrum 19 FG ... 14:17 4th qtr. UK – McIntosh 35 FG ... 7:31 4th qtr. AU – Byrum 24 FG ... 00:00 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

AUBURN 27 52/311 13/21/1 210 73 521 4/0 8/87 2/34.0 5-of-9 31:46

KENTUCKY 24 30/110 24/29/0 226 59 336 2/1 2/20 3/44.3 3-of-8 28:14

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Cobb 11-47-2, Russell 9-32, Locke 5-31, Sanders 4-2, Hartline 1-(-2) Auburn – Newton 28-198-4, Dyer 9-56, Fannin 8-50, McCalebb 5-9, Zachery 1-0, Team 1-(-2) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 23-28-0-220-1, Cobb 1-1-0-6-1 Auburn – Newton 13-21-1-210-0 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Cobb 7-68-1, King 5-49, Locke 5-47, Russell 2-19, Matthews 2-18, Aumiller 2-13-1, Roark 1-12 Auburn – Adams 5-101, Zachery 3-34, Fannin 2-7, Burns 1-33, McCalebb 1-23, Lutzenkirchen 1-12 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Trevathan 17, Bailey 9, Neloms 8


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7 >> KENTUCKY 31, #10/12 S. CAROLINA 28 // 10/16/10

8 >> GEORGIA 44, KENTUCKY 31 // 10/23/10

ehind a career performance from senior quarterback Mike Hartline, Kentucky rallied from an 18-point halftime deficit to top the No. 10-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks 31-28. Hartline completed 32-of-42 passes for 349 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions, career highs for completions, yards and TDs. Three of the scoring passes came in the second half after the Wildcats trailed 28-10 at intermission. USC jumped on the board first with a 30-yard touchdown run from freshman running back Marcus Lattimore. The Gamecocks then scored again with 4:40 remaining in the first quarter when quarterback Stephen Garcia connected with sophomore wide receiver Alshon Jeffery. Following an interception by Wildcat safety Winston Guy, UK cut the Gamecocks’ lead in half early in the second quarter with a 10-yard strike from Hartline to La’Rod King. Behind by 18 at the break, the Cats didn’t fold. Kentucky got back in the game in the third quarter on a magnificent 14-play, 95-yard drive, finished by a five-yard pass from Hartline to King, his second touchdown of the game. In the fourth quarter, the Cats then scored again to pull within 28-23 when Hartline threw a 38-yard touchdown pass to Matthews down the left sideline. UK took over on its own 32-yard line with 7:31 to play and Hartline methodically moved the team downfield. Facing a fourth-and-seven situation on the South Carolina 24-yard line, Hartline put the Cats ahead with a touchdown pass to Randall Cobb with 1:15 on the clock. Cobb then swept left end for a two-point conversion to make the score 31-28. South Carolina mounted its own drive, moving to the Kentucky 20-yard line with 11 seconds to play. Garcia’s pass to the end zone was deflected by Cartier Rice and then intercepted by Anthony Mosley to clinch the victory.

enior quarterback Mike Hartline passed for a career high 353 yards and tied his career high with four touchdown passes, but it was not enough for the Cats as they fell to Georgia 44-31 in front of 70,884 fans at Commonwealth Stadium. Following a Kentucky fumble on its own 26-yard line, Georgia drove down to the three-yard line where sophomore running back Washaun Ealey ran in the first of his school-record five rushing touchdowns. UK responded with a 16-play drive spanning 56 yards to set up a 41-yard field goal from sophomore kicker Craig McIntosh. The 7-3 score didn’t stay on the board long as Georgia’s Brandon Boykin returned the ensuing kickoff 100 yards for the Bulldogs’ second touchdown of the game. A pair of two-yard touchdown runs from Ealey made the score 28-3 in favor of Georgia before Hartline threw the first of two touchdown passes to sophomore wideout La’Rod King. The first was a 35-yard pass to make the score 28-10 at halftime. Georgia came out of the break strong with a seven-play, 70-yard drive capped off by a two-yard touchdown by Ealey. The extra point attempt was missed. King caught his second touchdown pass of the game in the final seconds of the third quarter to make the score 34-17. Georgia responded with a scoring drive, including a one-yard touchdown run by Ealey. Kentucky senior wide receiver Chris Matthews followed that up with a nice catch-and-run down the left sideline for 39 yards and a touchdown. The Wildcats were successful in their two-point conversion attempt as Randall Cobb threw to Matt Roark. Georgia tacked on a 30-yard field goal and Kentucky drove 59 yards on six plays, capped off by a nine-yard catch from freshman running back Raymond Sanders, to give the game its final score of 44-31. Sanders finished with a career-high 16 rushes for 79 yards, and a career-high seven receptions for a career-high 77 yards receiving.

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SCORING SUMMARY South Carolina 14 Kentucky 0

14 10

0 7

0 14

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28 31

SC – Lattimore 30 run (Lanning kick) ... 11:53 1st qtr. SC – Jeffery 3 pass from Garcia (Lanning kick) ... 4: 40 1st qtr. UK – King 10 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 13:10 2nd qtr. SC – Lattimore 10 run (Lanning kick) ... 9:55 2nd qtr. UK – McIntosh 26 FG ... 3:15 2nd qtr. SC – Lattimore 47 pass from Garcia (Lanning kick) ... 2:03 2nd qtr. UK – King 5 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 3:49 3rd qtr. UK – Matthews 38 pass from Hartline (Hartline pass failed) ... 13:09 4th qtr. UK – Cobb 24 pass from Hartline (Cobb rush) ... 1:15 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

USC 17 23/90 20/32/2 382 55 472 3/2 8/58 4/44.2 5-of-10 25:13

KENTUCKY 21 33/52 32/42/0 349 75 401 2/0 7/59 6/41.5 9-of-19 34:47

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Russell 18-41, Cobb 8-27, Allen 2-9, team 1-0, Hartline 4-(-25) South Carolina – Lattimore 15-79-2, Maddox 3-13, Shaw 1-9, Sanders 1-0, Garcia 3-(-11) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 32-42-0-349-4 South Carolina – Garcia 20-32-2-382-2 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Matthews 12-177-1, Cobb 8-63-1, Russell 7-70, King 4-38-2, Aumiller 1-1 South Carolina – Jeffery 6-65-1, Lattimore 4-133-1, Maddox 3-9, Sanders 2-70, Gurley 2-43, Scruggs 1-39, Moore 1-16, DiMarco 1-7 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Trevathan 11, Guy 10, Neloms 6

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SCORING SUMMARY Georgia 14 Kentucky 3

14 7

6 7

10 14

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44 31

GA - Ealey 3 run (Walsh kick) ... 11:57 1st qtr. UK - McIntosh 41 FG ... 5:14 1st qtr. GA - Boykin 100 kickoff return (Walsh kick) ... 4:57 1st qtr. GA - Ealey 2 run (Walsh kick)... 13:04 2nd qtr. GA - Ealey 2 run (Walsh kick)... 6:47 2nd qtr. UK - King 35 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 1:09 2nd qtr. GA - Ealey 2 run (Walsh kick failed)... 11:05 3rd qtr. UK - King 22 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 0:41 3rd qtr. GA - Ealey 1 run (Walsh kick)... 13:53 4th qtr. UK - Matthews 39 pass from Hartline (Roark pass from Cobb) ... 10:52 4th qtr. GA - Walsh 30 FG ... 2:47 4th qtr. UK - Sanders 9 pass from Hartline (Hartline pass failed) ... 1:23 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

GEORGIA 13 39/177 9/12/0 113 51 290 1-1 4/28 3/50.7 5-of-10 27:55

KENTUCKY 22 31/70 27/43/1 353 74 423 3-3 3/21 1/47.0 9 -of-15 32:05

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Sanders 16-79, Russell 7-13, Allen 1-2, team 1-0, Hartline 6-(-24) Georgia – Ealey 28-157-5, Thomas 6-12, Murray 3-7, Chapas 1-1, Team 1-0 P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 27-43-1-353-4 Georgia – Murray 9-12-0-113-0 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Sanders 7-77-1, Cobb 7-45, Matthews 4-83-1, King 3-88-2, Aumiller 3-39, Robinson 2-9, Roark 1-12 Georgia – Green 6-86, Wooten 2-15, King 1-12 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Trevathan 11, Guy 8, Sneed 8

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9 >> #23 MISS. STATE 24, KENTUCKY 17 // 10/30/10

10 >> KENTUCKY 49, CHARLESTON SOUTHERN 21 // 11/6/10

he Kentucky Wildcats fought back from a 10-point deficit late in the second quarter to tie the game, but Mississippi State got the final touchdown in the fourth quarter as the Bulldogs came out with the 24-17 win. Mississippi State scored the game’s opening 10 points thanks to a 33-yard field goal from Derek DePasquale and a 54-yard touchdown run from Vick Ballard. Kentucky got on the board with 2:39 remaining in the first quarter when senior quarterback Mike Hartline connected with Randall Cobb on a 48-yard pass down the middle for a touchdown. The Bulldogs scored with 2:39 left in the second quarter on a 21-yard pass from Chris Relf to Arceto Clark. The Cats pulled within seven just before the half, though, as Craig McIntosh hit a 43-yard field goal as time expired. The Cats evened the score late in the third quarter when Hartline hit senior fullback Moncell Allen on a bootleg to the right. It was a two-yard reception for Allen, his third career receiving touchdown and second of the season. MSU drove 63 yards for the game-winning touchdown, with Relf running it in from four yards out with 10:28 remaining. The Wildcats got two more possessions but were unable to get the tying score. Hartline threw for 258 yards and two touchdowns. Cobb amassed a career-high 292 all-purpose yards, including career bests with 12 catches for 171 yards. Danny Trevathan paced the defense with 16 tackles, his fifth-consecutive game in double figures.

ith tailbacks Derrick Locke and Raymond Sanders nursing injuries, CoShik Williams rushed for 96 yards and three touchdowns while Donald Russell ran for 110 yards and two TDs as Kentucky defeated Charleston Southern 4921. Russell began the scoring for UK with a hard-nosed 25yard run down the right sideline, fighting through numerous tackle attempts by CSU defenders. The touchdown run capped off a seven-play, 62-yard drive. Following a Buccaneers touchdown drive, Williams then broke free for 41 yards to get the lead back for UK, 14-7. The resilient Buccaneers responded with a 10-play 80-yard drive capped by a 17yard touchdown reception from Deon Lee. Kentucky scored the last two touchdowns of the half though, a 53-yard touchdown reception by Chris Matthews and a three-yard touchdown run from Williams that was set up by a 47-yard pass from quarterback Mike Hartline to La’Rod King. Hartline threw for 272 yards and two touchdowns in the game, and became the fifth quarterback in UK history to throw for 5,000 yards in a career. The Cats’ offense continued to roll in the second half, racking up 21 points, including a 36-yard touchdown reception by Randall Cobb. He finished with four catches for 101 yards, his second-consecutive 100-yard receiving game. The Kentucky defense had a season-high 10 tackles for loss. Safety Winston Guy led the way with a career-high 16 tackles. Linebacker Danny Trevathan notched 13 tackles – his sixth-consecutive game in double figures – along with a quarterback sack and tackle for loss.

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SCORING SUMMARY Kentucky 7 Mississippi State 10

3 7

7 0

0 7

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MSU – DePasquale 33 FG ... 10:49 1st qtr. MSU – Ballard 54 run (DePasquale kick) ... 5:37 1st qtr. UK – Cobb 48 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 2:39 1st qtr. MSU – Clark 21 pass from Relf (DePasquale kick) ... 9:38 2nd qtr. UK – McIntosh 43 FG ... 00:00 2nd qtr. UK – Allen 2 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 1:37 3rd qtr. MSU – Relf 4 run (DePasquale kick) ... 10:28 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

KENTUCKY 24 43/89 23/42/3 258 85 347 1/1 3/15 7/46.4 6-of-18 35:45

MSU 14 39/214 7/19/0 111 58 325 2/1 4/50 8/43.1 5-of-14 24:15

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Sanders 24-71, Williams 5-11, Cobb 5-11, Allen 3-11, Russell 1-4, Hartline 5-(-19) Miss. State – Ballard 14-103-1, Relf 16-79-1, Carr 1-16, Perkins 3-11, Bumphis 1-8, Elliott 2-7, team 2-(-10) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 23-41-3-258-2, Cobb 0-1-0-0-0 Miss. State – Relf 7-16-0-111-1, Russell 0-2-0-0-0, Lewis 0-1-0-0-0 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Cobb 12-171-1, Matthews 5-58, King 2-12, Aumiller 2-11, Sanders 1-4, Allen 1-2-1 Miss. State – Bumphis 2-41, Clark 2-27-1, Heavens 1-33, Perkins 1-7, Henderson 1-3 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Trevathan 16, Neloms 7, Sneed 6

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SCORING SUMMARY Charleston Southern 7 Kentucky 14

7 14

7 7

0 14

-

21 49

UK – Russell 25 run (McIntosh kick) ... 7:04 1st qtr. CSU – Stevenson 12 run (Brown kick) ... 3:41 1st qtr. UK – Williams 41 run (McIntosh kick) ... 2:32 1st qtr. CSU – Lee 17 pass from Trudnowski (Brown kick) ... 7:40 2nd qtr. UK – Matthews 53 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 3:21 2nd qtr. UK – Williams 3 run (McIntosh kick) ... 1:01 2nd qtr. UK – Cobb 36 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) ... 14:04 3rd qtr. CSU – Moon 1 run (Brown kick) ... 6:09 3rd qtr. UK – Williams 3 run (McIntosh kick) ... 12:50 4th qtr. UK – Russell 17 run (McIntosh kick) ... 9:06 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

CSU 15 48/140 15/18/0 129 66 269 0/0 4/33 8/29.8 5/16 40:00

KENTUCKY 20 27/228 16/28/1 274 55 502 1/1 5/35 2/41.5 5/11 20:00

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Russell 10-110-2, Williams 13-95-3, George 2-12, Newton 1-11, Hartline 1-0 CSU – Dixon 19-96, Moon 9-42, Allen 4-12, Stevenson 4-9-1, Hackworth 3-7, Seward 2-4, team 2-(2), Bryant 1-(-5), Lee 1-(-9), Trudnowski 3-(-14) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 15-24-1-271-2, Newton 1-4-0-2-0 CSU – Trudnowski 8-10-0-84-1, Dixon 7-8-0-45-0 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Cobb 4-101-1, Matthews 4-92-1, Aumiller 2-23, Adams 2-10, Williams 2-0, King 1-47, Russell 1-1 CSU – Lee 6-38-1, Stevenson 5-68, Moon 1-11, Bryant 1-9, Atkinson 1-5, Seward 1-(-2) TA C K L E S Kentucky – Guy 16, Trevathan 13, Neloms 7, Crawford 7


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11 >> KENTUCKY 38, VANDERBILT 20 // 11/13/10

12 >> TENNESSEE 24, KENTUCKY 14 // 11/27/10

andall Cobb rushed for 170 yards and two touchdowns and Derrick Locke ran for 145 yards and two TDs in guiding Kentucky to the sixth win of the season, topping Vanderbilt 38-20 on Senior Day at Commonwealth Stadium. Vanderbilt opened the scoring with a field goal on its first possession of the game and the teams traded scores after that, with the Commodores leading at halftime 13-10 on the strength of a four-yard touchdown run by quarterback Larry Smith. Inspired by a fiery halftime speech by senior defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin, Kentucky responded with 28 unanswered points to take control of the game. Cobb started the second-half scoring for UK with an electrifying 73-yard scamper to give the Cats a 17-13 lead. On the next possession, Cobb appeared to be thrown for a big loss, only to break loose on a mercurial 52-yard run. Locke finished the sixplay 80-yard drive with a one-yard touchdown run. Leading 24-13, senior quarterback Mike Hartline threw a perfect pass to senior wide receiver Chris Matthews for a 55-yard touchdown to get the crowd on its feet and give the Cats some breathing room. Hartline finished 15-of-23 for 232 yards and one touchdown. Matthews had five receptions for 97 yards and one touchdown. A senior from Hugo, Okla., Locke’s final carry at Commonwealth Stadium was a career-long 83-yard dash to put the Wildcats ahead 38-13. The Kentucky defense played an outstanding second half. Safety Winston Guy led the way with a career-high 18 tackles, including 2.5 for loss. Linebacker Danny Trevathan had 10 stops, his seventh-consecutive game in double figures.

he University of Kentucky football team closed out the regular season at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., against the Tennessee Volunteers with a 24-14 loss. After holding Tennessee on their opening drive of the game, Kentucky got on the board first with a 17-yard touchdown scamper from senior tailback Derrick Locke. The touchdown run was set up after a 12-yard pass from senior quarterback Mike Hartline to Randall Cobb on third and long that moved Kentucky to the Tennessee 37-yard line. The Volunteers responded in the second quarter with an 11-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tyler Bray to senior wide receiver Gerald Jones. Later in the quarter, the Volunteers took the lead when Bray connected with Denarius Moore for a 12-yard touchdown strike to go up 14-7 at the halftime break. Bray finished the day with 354 yards and two TDs. The Cats evened the score on the first possession of the third quarter. Facing a fourth-and-one from the Tennessee two-yard line, Hartline connected with freshman tight end Tyler Robinson for the first touchdown of Robinson’s collegiate career. Tennessee took the lead for good later in the third quarter when junior tailback Tauren Poole found his way into the endzone from two yards out. Senior kicker Daniel Lincoln kicked a 36-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to give the Volunteers a 24-14 lead they would hold the remainder of the game. Hartline completed 31 of 44 passes for 272 yards. His favorite target was Cobb, who snagged 13 catches for 116 yards. Locke added 97 rushing yards. Junior linebacker Danny Trevathan finished the game with a team-high 10 tackles, the eighthconsecutive game Trevathan has recorded double-digit tackles. Kentucky finished the regular season with a 6-6 record, making the Wildcats bowl eligible for the fifth-straight season.

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SCORING SUMMARY Vanderbilt 3 Kentucky 3

10 7

0 14

7 14

-

20 38

VU – Fowler 20 FG … 9:40 1st qtr. UK – McIntosh 20 FG … 2:03 1st qtr. VU – Fowler 29 FG … 13:48 2nd qtr. UK – Cobb 5 run (McIntosh kick) … 8:18 2nd qtr. VU – Smith 4 run (Fowler kick) … 7:25 2nd qtr. UK – Cobb 73 run (McIntosh kick) … 12:48 3rd qtr. UK – Locke 1 run (McIntosh kick) … 5:06 3rd qtr. UK – Matthews 55 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) … 10:53 4th qtr. UK – Locke 83 run (McIntosh kick) … 5:38 4th qtr. VU – Matthews 4 pass from Funk (Fowler kick) … 2:33 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

VANDERBILT 19 42/202 17/39/0 198 81 400 2/1 8/61 7/40.1 7-of-17 30:34

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SCORING SUMMARY Kentucky 7 Tennessee 0

0 14

7 7

0 3

-

14 24

UK – Locke 17 run (McIntosh kick) … 9:50 1st qtr. UT – Jones 11 pass from Bray (Lincoln kick) … 13:53 2nd qtr. UT – Moore 12 pass from Bray (Lincoln kick) … 10:50 2nd qtr. UK – Robinson 2 pass from Hartline (McIntosh kick) … 10:10 3rd qtr. UT – Poole 2 run (Lincoln kick) … 0:50 3rd qtr. UT – Lincoln 36 field goal … 9:19 4th qtr.

KENTUCKY 19 43/341 16/24/0 239 67 580 0/0 8/85 5/39.4 7-of-15 29:26

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Cobb 10-170-2, Locke 22-145-2, Sanders 4-8, George 2-8, Hartline 2-8, Sargent 1-2, Russell 1-1, Meisner 1-(-1) Vanderbilt – Reeves 19-105, Krause 1-45, Smith 12-33-1, Samuels 3-17, Tate 2-3, Funk 3-1, team 2-(-2) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Hartline 15-23-0-232-1, Cobb 1-1-0-7-0 Vanderbilt – Smith 10-26-0-128-0, Funk 7-11-0-70-1, Barden 0-1-0-0-0, Wimberly 0-1-0-0-0 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Matthews 5-97-1, Cobb 3-56, King 2-31, Locke 2-26, Robinson 1-12, Melillo 1-10, Roark 1-7, Sanders 1-0 Vanderbilt – Barden 4-37, Krause 3-63, Johnston 3-31, Cole 3-18, Umoh 2-31, Wimberly 1-14, Matthews 1-4-1 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Guy 18, Trevathan 10

TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

KENTUCKY 26 36/118 31/46/1 272 82 390 2/2 6/39 5/37.2 7-of-16 33:16

TENNESSEE 23 26/76 20/38/2 354 64 430 1/0 3/37 3/35.3 4-of-12 26:44

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Tennessee – Poole 17-59-1, Rogers 3-30, Palardy 1-16, Moore 1-5, team 2-(-14), Bray 2-(-20) Kentucky – Locke 24-97-1, Cobb 5-25, Sanders 3-5, Hartline 4-(-9) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Tennessee – Bray 20-38-2-354-2 Kentucky – Hartline 31-44-1-272-1, Cobb 0-2-0-0-0 R E C E I V I N G ( R E C - YA R D S - T D ) Tennessee – Moore 7-205-1, Jones 6-77-1, Stocker 5-55, Fugate 1-17, Poole 1-0 Kentucky – Cobb 13-116, Matthews 6-85, Sanders 4-27, Robinson 4-25-1, Locke 2-6, King 1-9, Kendrick 1-4 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Trevathan 10, Guy 7

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13 >> PITTSBURGH 27, KENTUCKY 10 // 1/8/11 BBVA COMPASS BOWL, BIRMINGHAM, ALA. n what would eventually be his final game as a Kentucky Wildcat, UK All-American Randall Cobb earned a gamehigh 204 all-purpose yards, breaking the Southeastern Conference single-season record as Kentucky fell 27-10 to Big East tri-champion Pittsburgh in the 2011 BBVA Compass Bowl. The bowl appearance was the school-record fifth consecutive for the Wildcats, who have now appeared in postseason play a total of 15 times with an 8-7 record. The bowl appearance for head coach Joker Phillips marked the first time in school history that a UK coach has gone to a bowl game in his first season on the job. Kentucky entered the game with new faces on the coaching staff and at quarterback as co-defensive coordinator Rick Minter coached his first game with the Wildcats, while sophomore Morgan Newton gained his first start of the season at quarterback after the suspension of senior Mike Hartline. Minter’s defense performed well in the game, limiting Pittsburgh to 96 passing yards on just nine completions while Randall Burden grabbed a key interception in the first quarter. Danny Trevathan led UK in tackles with 14, while Winston Guy had eight tackles, a tackle-for-loss and a pass breakup. On the offensive side, Newton was 21-for-36 for 211 yards, while senior Derrick Locke paced UK in rushing and receiving with 12 rushes for 71 yards and six receptions for 61 yards. Cobb ended his UK career with three rushes for 23 yards and five catches for 62 yards. The game started with Pittsburgh receiving the ball and marching 53 yards down the field before Tino Sunseri was picked off by Burden to swing momentum to the Wildcats. After Newton completed three consecutive passes and Locke had a brilliant 28-yard rush into Pitt territory, the Wildcats made their only turnover of the game and fumbled the ball. The Panthers then went three and out and on the ensuing position, Craig McIntosh drilled a 50-yard field goal to give the Wildcats their lone lead of the game 3-0.

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Moncell Allen celebrates his touchdown run. Pittsburgh took the lead late in the second quarter 6-3 after Dan Hutchins hit back-to-back field goals from 21 and 33 yards. The Panthers scored their first touchdown late in the quarter on a one-yard quarterback sneak by Sunseri to go up 13-3 at halftime. The teams traded touchdowns in the third quarter. On Pitt’s first possession of the half, Sunseri hit Brock DeCicco for a touchdown to give the Panthers their biggest lead of the game at 20-3. The Wildcats put together a good drive later in the quarter. Newton guided the Cats 74 yards on 14 plays, capped when senior fullback Moncell Allen bulldozed in from one-yard out to cut the lead to 20-10. Pittsburgh tacked on its final touchdown in the fourth quarter. SCORING SUMMARY Pittsburgh 0 Kentucky 3

13 0

7 7

7 0

-

27 10

UK – McIntosh 50 FG … 3:15 1st qtr. PITT – Hutchins 21 FG … 11:29 2nd qtr. PITT – Hutchins 33 FG … 3:30 2nd qtr. PITT – Sunseri 1 run (Hutchins kick) … 00:34 2nd qtr. PITT – DeCicco 13 pass from Sunseri (Hutchins kick) … 10:47 3rd qtr. UK – Allen 1 run (McIntosh kick) … 00:41 3rd qtr. PITT – Lewis 2 run (Hutchins kick) … 10:26 4th qtr. TEAM STATISTICS First Downs Rush Attempts/Net Rushing Yds. Passing C/A/I Net Passing Yards Offensive Plays Total Offense Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Punts/Average Third-Down Conversions Time of Possession

PITTSBURGH 20 46/261 9/19/1 96 65 357 0/0 3/30 3/39.3 6-of-12 32:38

KENTUCKY 20 32/104 21/36/0 211 68 315 1/1 5/55 2/25.0 5-of-13 27:22

R U S H I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Locke 12-71, Cobb 3-23, Newton 12-18, Sanders 3-3, Allen 1-1-1, Roark 1-(-12) Pittsburgh – Lewis 22-105-1, Graham 17-90, Sunseri 4-53-1, Street 2-15, team 1-(-2) P A S S I N G ( C O M P - AT T- I N T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Newton 21-36-0-211-0 Pittsburgh – Sunseri 9-19-1-96-1

Randall Cobb broke the SEC single-season record for all-purpose yardage, finishing the season with 2,396 all-purpose yards.

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R E C E I V I N G ( AT T- YA R D S - T D ) Kentucky – Locke 6-61, Cobb 5-62, Matthews 4-28, King 3-42, Kendrick 2-19, Sanders 1-(-1) Pittsburgh – Cruz 2-24, Hynoski 2-19, Graham 1-14, DeCicco 1-13, Baldwin 1-12, Shanahan 1-12, Street 1-2 TA C K L E S Kentucky – Trevathan 14, Guy 8, Wilson 6


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2010 KENTUCKY FOOTBALL STATISTICS Record: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

Overall 6-7-0 2-6-0 4-1-0

Date Sep 04, 2010 Sep 11, 2010 Sep 18, 2010 *Sep 25, 2010 *Oct 02, 2010 *Oct 09, 2010 *Oct 16, 2010 *Oct 23, 2010 *Oct 30, 2010 Nov 06, 2010 *Nov 13, 2010 *Nov 27, 2010 Jan 08, 2011 * denotes conference game

Opponent at Louisville WESTERN KENTUCKY AKRON at #9 Florida at Ole Miss #8 AUBURN #10 SOUTH CAROLINA GEORGIA at #21 Mississippi State CHARLESTON SOUTHERN VANDERBILT at Tennessee vs Pittsburgh

Rushing Derrick Locke Randall Cobb Donald Russell Raymond Sanders CoShik Williams Morgan Newton Moncell Allen Jonathan George Tyler Sargent Greg Meisner TEAM Matt Roark Mike Hartline Total.......... Opponents......

GP 9 13 12 12 10 5 13 11 4 3 13 12 12 13 13

Home 5-2-0 2-2-0 3-0-0

Att 166 55 64 68 24 16 12 9 1 1 3 1 32 452 501

Gain 919 446 308 297 140 75 40 31 2 0 0 0 77 2335 2628

Loss 32 22 15 43 4 25 0 6 0 1 2 12 112 274 326

Away 1-4-0 0-4-0 1-0-0 W/L W W W L L L W L L W W L L

Neutral 0-1-0 0-0-0 0-1-0

Score 23-16 63-28 47-10 14-48 35-42 34-37 31-28 31-44 17-24 49-21 38-20 14-24 10-27

Net 887 424 293 254 136 50 40 25 2 -1 -2 -12 -35 2061 2302

Avg 5.3 7.7 4.6 3.7 5.7 3.1 3.3 2.8 2.0 -1.0 -0.7 -12.0 -1.1 4.6 4.6

TD 10 5 2 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 26 30

Attendance 55327 66584 64014 90547 55344 70776 67955 70884 54168 61884 60391 101170 41207

Long 83 73 25 28 41 18 7 9 2 0 0 0 13 83 80

Avg/G 98.6 32.6 24.4 21.2 13.6 10.0 3.1 2.3 0.5 -0.3 -0.2 -1.0 -2.9 158.5 177.1

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty

UK 289 106 162 21

OPP 236 120 101 15

RUSHING YARDAGE Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Average Per Game TDs Rushing

2061 452 4.6 158.5 26

PASSING YARDAGE Comp-Att-Int Average Per Pass Average Per Catch Average Per Game TDs Passing

3501 298-458-9 7.6 11.7 269.3 26

TOTAL OFFENSE Average Per Play Average Per Game KICK RETURNS: #-Yards PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards INT RETURNS: #-Yards FUMBLES-LOST PENALTIES-Yards PUNTS-AVG TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 3RD-DOWN Conversions 4TH-DOWN Conversions

5562 6.1 427.8 59-1343 31-219 9-4 16-11 72-597 48-42.9 30:15 79/179 17/29

2302 501 4.6 177.1 30

2302 172-319-9 7.2 13.4 177.1 14

4604 5.6 354.2 51-1198 19-227 9-115 16-7 74-625 69-39.5 29:45 65/165 7/8

Passing

G

Efficiency

Att-Cmp-Int

Pct

Yds

TD

Lng

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Mike Hartline

12

146.38

268-405-9

66.2

3178

23

55

264.8

Morgan Newton

5

109.91

25-43-0

58.1

265

0

40

53.0

Randall Cobb

13

197.72

5-10-0

50.0

58

3

19

4.5

Total..........

13

144.08

298-458-9

65.1

3501

26

55

269.3

Opponents......

13

123.38

172-319-9

53.9

2302

14

52

177.1

Receiving Randall Cobb Chris Matthews La'Rod King Derrick Locke Jordan Aumiller Raymond Sanders Donald Russell Matt Roark Tyler Robinson Brian Adams Anthony Kendrick Moncell Allen CoShik Williams Nick Melillo Total.......... Opponents......

G 13 13 13 9 13 12 12 12 11 12 13 13 10 7 13 13

No. 84 61 36 34 18 16 14 12 11 3 3 3 2 1 298 172

Yds 1017 925 478 318 193 114 134 170 80 23 23 16 0 10 3501 2302

Punting Ryan Tydlacka TEAM Total.......... Opponents......

No. 47 1 48 69

Yds 2059 0 2059 2726

Avg 43.8 0.0 42.9 39.5

Punt Returns Randall Cobb Raymond Sanders Derrick Locke TEAM Total.......... Opponents......

No. 28 1 1 1 31 19

Yds 219 12 8 -20 219 227

Avg 7.8 12.0 8.0 -20.0 7.1 11.9

Avg 12.1 15.2 13.3 9.4 10.7 7.1 9.6 14.2 7.3 7.7 7.7 5.3 0.0 10.0 11.7 13.4 Long 73 0 73 63

TD 7 9 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 26 14 TB 7 0 7 2

TD 1 0 0 0 1 0

Long 48 55 47 32 35 27 37 40 14 13 14 15 3 10 55 52 FC 11 0 11 13 Long 50 12 8 0 50 73

Avg/G 78.2 71.2 36.8 35.3 14.8 9.5 11.2 14.2 7.3 1.9 1.8 1.2 0.0 1.4 269.3 177.1 I20 13 0 13 13

Blkd 1 0 1 0

Interceptions Winston Guy Mychal Bailey Luke McDermott Anthony Mosley Ridge Wilson Randall Burden Total.......... Opponents......

No. 3 2 1 1 1 1 9 9

Yds -2 0 6 0 0 0 4 115

Avg -0.7 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 12.8

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Long 0 0 6 0 0 0 6 52

Kick Returns Randall Cobb Derrick Locke Raymond Sanders Moncell Allen Jerrell Priester Ridge Wilson Qua Huzzie Jewell Ratliff Jonathan George Total.......... Opponents......

No. 31 15 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 59 51

Yds 736 395 86 17 55 14 23 10 7 1343 1198

Avg 23.7 26.3 21.5 8.5 27.5 7.0 23.0 10.0 7.0 22.8 23.5

TD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Long 40 40 25 17 33 8 23 10 7 40 100

Field Goals FGM-FGA Ryan Tydlacka 1-3 Craig McIntosh 11-15

Pct 33.3 73.3

01-19 0-0 0-0

20-29 0-1 3-3

30-39 0-1 3-4

40-49 1-1 3-5

50-99 0-0 2-3

Lg 41 50

Blk 0 1

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Scoring Randall Cobb Craig McIntosh Derrick Locke Chris Matthews La'Rod King Raymond Sanders CoShik Williams Moncell Allen Ryan Tydlacka Donald Russell Tyler Robinson Jordan Aumiller Mike Hartline Pat Simmons Matt Roark Total.......... Opponents......

TD 13 0 10 9 5 4 4 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 53 47

FGs 0-0 11-15 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 12-18 14-16

Kick 0-0 34-35 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 10-11 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 46-48 45-47

PATs Rush 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0

Rcv 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0

Pass 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 2-4 0-0

DXP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Saf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Score By Quarters

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

Kentucky

81

120

110

95

406

Opponents

90

133

68

78

369

All Purpose

G

Rush

Rec

PR

KOR

IR

Tot

Avg/G

Randall Cobb

13

424

1017

219

736

0

2396

184.3

Derrick Locke

9

887

318

8

395

0

1608

178.7

Total..........

13

2061

3501

219

1343

4

7128

548.3

Opponents......

13

2302

2302

227

1198

115

6144

472.6

Total Offense

G

Plays

Rush

Pass

Total

Avg/G

Mike Hartline

12

437

-35

3178

3143

261.9

Total..........

13

910

2061

3501

5562

427.8

Opponents......

13

820

2302

2302

4604

354.2

Blkd Kick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2

Saf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Pts 82 67 60 54 30 24 24 18 13 12 6 6 6 2 2 406 369

TFL/Yds 16.0-57 4.0-5 5.0-22 1.0-3 5.5-36 3.5-9 1.0-6 3.0-9 4.5-23 1.5-8 4.5-22 5.5-17 5.0-17 1.0-2 4.0-14 1.0-6 0.5-1 . 1.5-3 . . 0.5-1 . . . . . 1.5-13 . . 2.0-8 . . . . . . . 1.0-1 . . . . . . . . . . . 73-283 83-287

Sacks/No-Yds 3.0-21 . 1.5-15 . 2.0-20 . 0.5-5 1.5-7 2.5-22 1.0-8 2.0-14 1.0-8 3.0-15 . 1.5-10 . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.5-13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-158 19-140

Tackles Defensive Leaders 22 Danny Trevathan 21 Winston Guy 46 Ronnie Sneed 41 Mychal Bailey 15 Martavius Neloms 24 Randall Burden 14 Anthony Mosley 48 Ridge Wilson 94 Taylor Wyndham 96 Collins Ukwu 98 Mark Crawford 53 Ricky Lumpkin 68 Luke McDermott 2 Qua Huzzie 55 DeQuin Evans 28 Dakotah Tyler 57 Jacob Dufrene 99 Donte Rumph 92 Shane McCord 40 Avery Williamson 33 Josh Gibbs 35 Cartier Rice 19 E.J. Fields 84 Gabe Correll 6 Taiedo Smith 65 J.J. Helton 45 Antwane Glenn 60 Nermin Delic 3 Matt Roark 4 Raymond Sanders 1 Jerrell Priester 93 Craig McIntosh 26 CoShik Williams 39 Jewell Ratliff 9 Ryan Tydlacka 90 Pat Simmons 88 Joe Mansour 37 Chris Hudnell 78 Jacob Lewellen 97 Mister Cobble 87 Brian Adams 89 Tyler Robinson 30 Moncell Allen 23 Donald Russell 37 Greg Meisner TM TEAM 20 Derrick Locke 5 Mike Hartline 51 Tristian Johnson 95 Patrick Ligon Total.......... Opponents......

96

GP 13 13 13 13 11 13 13 13 13 13 10 13 13 8 12 11 13 12 13 13 13 11 11 12 6 13 13 8 12 12 9 12 10 12 13 2 9 1 2 1 12 11 13 12 3 13 9 12 7 4 13 13

Solo 85 56 33 44 40 23 15 22 15 14 15 12 11 8 9 9 6 8 4 5 7 5 5 2 3 3 4 2 2 4 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 . . 1 . 1 1 1 1 . . 490 568

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Ast 59 50 28 14 15 13 19 8 12 12 9 9 6 9 7 4 6 4 7 5 3 4 3 4 2 2 1 3 2 . . 1 1 . . . . . . . 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . 325 368

Total 144 106 61 58 55 36 34 30 27 26 24 21 17 17 16 13 12 12 11 10 10 9 8 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . . 815 936

Pass Def Int-Yds BrUp . 3 3--2 2 . 1 2-0 2 . 2 1-0 6 1-0 5 1-0 2 . 1 . 2 . . . . 1-6 . . . . 1 . 1 . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 9-4 31 9-115 37

QBH 1 . 5 . 1 . . . 5 3 . 5 2 . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 23

OT

Fumbles Rcv-Yds . . . . . . 1-0 1-0 . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-0 . . . . . 1-0 . 1-0 6-0 11-23

Total

FF 4 . . . 1 . . . 1 1 . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . 10 10


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2010 WILDCAT GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS Game

Score

First Downs

Time of Possession

Rushing (No-Yds-TD)

Passing (Cmp-Att-Int-Yds-TD)

Total Offense (Plays-Yds-TD)

3rd Down Conversions

FumblesLost

KENTUCKY

23

20

30:26

37-230-3

18-27-0-236-0

64-466-3

6-of-13

1-0

at Louisville

16

17

29:34

32-190-1

14-29-1-127-0

61-317-1

4-of-15

1-1

KENTUCKY

63

22

31:53

44-206-4

19-23-0-276-4

67-482-8

8-of-12

0-0

vs. WKU

28

14

28:07

33-187-2

8-15-1-97-1

48-284-3

3-of-10

2-1

KENTUCKY

47

27

30:26

38-290-4

22-30-0-254-2

68-544-6

3-of-9

1-0

vs. Akron

10

12

29:34

37-67-0

6-24-0-105-1

61-172-1

4-of-16

0-0

KENTUCKY

14

23

29:55

28-99-0

22-41-2-253-2

69-352-2

5-of-14

0-0

at Florida

48

26

30:05

33-176-5

25-36-1-290-1

69-466-6

7-of-11

0-0

KENTUCKY

35

21

29:41

30-124-2

27-47-1-300-2

77-424-4

6-of-16

2-2

at Ole Miss

42

19

30:19

51-211-3

9-17-0-90-3

68-301-6

5-of-13

0-0

KENTUCKY

34

24

28:14

30-110-2

24-29-0-226-2

59-336-4

3-of-8

2-1

vs. Auburn

37

27

31:46

52-311-4

13-21-1-210-0

73-521-4

5-of-9

4-0

KENTUCKY

31

21

34:47

33-52-0

32-42-0-349-4

75-401-4

9-of-19

2-0

vs. South Carolina

28

17

25:13

23-90-2

20-32-2-382-2

55-472-4

5-of-10

3-2

KENTUCKY

31

22

32:05

31-70-0

27-43-1-353-4

74-423-4

9-of-15

3-3

vs. Georgia

44

13

27:55

39-177-5

9-12-0-113-0

51-290-5

5-of-10

1-1

KENTUCKY

17

24

35:45

43-89-0

23-42-3-258-2

85-347-2

6-of-18

1-1

at Miss. State

24

14

24:15

39-214-2

7-19-0-111-1

58-325-3

5-of-14

2-1

KENTUCKY

49

20

20:00

27-228-5

16-28-1-274-2

55-502-7

5-of-11

1-1

vs. CSU

21

15

40:00

48-140-2

15-18-0-129-1

66-269-3

5-of-16

0-0

KENTUCKY

38

19

29:26

43-341-4

16-24-0-239-1

67-580-5

7-of-15

0-0

vs. Vanderbilt

20

19

30:34

42-202-1

17-39-0-198-1

81-400-2

7-of-17

2-1

KENTUCKY

14

26

33:16

36-118-1

31-46-1-272-1

82-390-2

7-of-16

2-2

at Tennessee

24

23

26:44

26-76-1

20-38-2-354-2

64-430-3

4-of-12

1-0

KENTUCKY

10

20

27:22

32-104-1

21-36-0-211-0

68-315-1

5-of-13

1-1

vs. Pittsburgh

27

20

32:38

46-261-2

9-19-1-96-1

65-357-3

6-of-12

0-0

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GAME-BY-GAME RUSHING (No-Yds-TD) Allen at Louisville 2-7-0 vs. WKU 2-10-0 vs. Akron 0-0-0 at Florida 0-0-0 at Ole Miss 1-0-0 vs. Auburn 0-0-0 vs. South Carolina 2-9-0 vs. Georgia 1-2-0 at Miss. State 3-11-0 vs. CSU 0-0-0 vs. Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Tennessee 0-0-0 vs. Pittsburgh 1-1-1 GAME-BY-GAME (Rec-Yds-TD) at Louisville vs. WKU vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh

Cobb 4-80-1 4-26-0 1-2-0 2-3-0 2-10-0 11-47-2 8-27-0 0-0-0 5-11-0 0-0-0 10-170-2 5-25-0 3-23-0

RECEIVING Adams Allen DNP 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-15-1 1-13-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-(-1)-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-2-1 2-10-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 INJ 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Aumiller 2-23-0 2-26-0 3-55-0 0-0-0 1-2-0 2-13-1 1-1-0 3-39-0 2-11-0 2-23-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

GAME-BY-GAME PASSING (Cmp-Att-Int-Yds-TD) Cobb at Louisville 1-1-0-19-0 vs. WKU 1-1-0-15-1 vs. Akron 0-0-0-0-0 at Florida 1-2-0-11-1 at Ole Miss 0-1-0-0-0 vs. Auburn 1-1-0-6-1 vs. South Carolina 0-0-0-0-0 vs. Georgia 0-0-0-0-0 at Miss. State 0-1-0-0-0 vs. CSU 0-0-0-0-0 vs. Vanderbilt 1-1-0-7-0 at Tennessee 0-2-0-0-0 vs. Pittsburgh 0-0-0-0-0 GAME-BY-GAME FIELD GOALS FG Made (Miss) Tydlacka Mansour at Louisville 41, (25) vs. WKU (35) vs. Akron at Florida at Ole Miss vs. Auburn vs. South Carolina vs. Georgia at Miss. State vs. CSU vs. Vanderbilt at Tennessee vs. Pittsburgh 98

George DNP 2-7-0 3-(-2)-0 DNP 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-12-0 2-8-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

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Hartline 1-5-0 2-7-1 2-5-0 1-(-5)-0 3-24-0 1-(-2)-0 4-(-25)-0 6-(-24)-0 5-(-19)-0 1-0-0 2-8-0 4-(-9)-0 DNP

Cobb 2-19-0 5-98-1 5-43-1 7-67-0 6-108-1 7-68-1 8-63-1 7-45-0 12-171-1 4-101-1 3-56-0 13-116-0 5-62-0

Hartline 17-26-0-217-0 16-20-0-213-3 21-29-0-250-2 21-39-2-242-2 27-46-1-300-2 23-28-0-220-1 32-42-0-349-4 27-43-1-353-4 23-41-3-258-2 15-24-1-272-2 15-23-0-232-1 31-44-1-272-1 DNP

McIntosh 32, (51), 33 (35) 50, 42 29, 35 26 41 43 20 (42) 50, (41)

Locke 23-104-2 21-102-1 17-166-2 23-103-0 19-68-2 5-31-0 INJ INJ INJ INJ 22-145-2 24-97-1 12-71-0

King 3-58-0 3-16-1 3-34-0 4-44-0 2-10-0 5-49-0 4-38-2 3-88-2 2-12-0 1-47-0 2-31-0 1-9-0 3-42-0

Mossakowski DNP 0-0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

Mossakowski DNP 0-0-0 0-0-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

Locke 3-21-0 2-10-0 3-29-0 3-10-0 8-108-0 5-47-0 INJ INJ INJ INJ 2-26-0 2-6-0 6-61-0

Newton DNP 2-3-0 1-18-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 1-11-0 0-0-0 DNP 12-18-0

Matthews 3-56-0 2-32-1 2-26-1 6-114-2 6-59-1 2-18-0 12-177-1 4-83-1 5-58-0 4-92-1 5-97-1 6-85-0 4-28-0

Newton DNP 2-2-0-48-0 1-1-0-4-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 1-4-0-2-0 0-0-0-0-0 DNP 21-36-0-211-0

GAME-BY-GAME PUNTING (No-Yds-Avg-In20) Tydlacka at Louisville 4-199-49.8-1 vs. WKU 2-93-46.5-0 vs. Akron 2-94-47.0-0 at Florida 5-201-40.2-2 at Ole Miss 4-202-50.5-2 vs. Auburn 3-133-44.3-0 vs. South Carolina 6-249-41.5-3 vs. Georgia 1-47-47.0-0 at Miss. State 7-325-46.4-1 vs. CSU 2-83-41.5-1 vs. Vanderbilt 5-197-39.4-2 at Tennessee 5-186-37.2-1 vs. Pittsburgh 1-50-50.0-0

Russell 6-36-0 4-19-0 6-39-0 2-(-2)-0 0-0-0 9-32-0 18-41-0 7-13-0 1-4-0 10-110-2 1-1-0 0-0-0 DNP

Roark 3-47-0 3-65-0 1-9-0 2-18-0 0-0-0 1-12-0 0-0-0 1-12-0 DNP 0-0-0 1-7-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Robinson 0-0-0 1-14-0 1-9-0 0-0-0 2-11-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-9-0 INJ INJ 1-12-0 4-25-1 0-0-0

Sanders 0-0-0 7-32-2 2-32-1 0-0-0 5-22-0 4-2-0 0-0-0 16-79-0 24-71-0 INJ 4-8-0 3-5-0 3-3-0

Russell 2-12-0 0-0-0 2-32-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-19-0 7-70-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 DNP

Williams DNP 0-0-0 6-30-1 0-0-0 DNP 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 5-11-0 13-95-3 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Sanders 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-4-0 0-0-0 1-3-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 7-77-1 1-4-0 INJ 0-0-0 4-27-0 1-(-1)-0


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DEFENSIVE LINE

UNIVERSITY

(Tackles, Tackles for Loss, Sacks) Game Crawford Evans at Louisville 2-0-0 0-0-0 vs. WKU DNP 0-0-0 vs. Akron 2-1.5-1 3-1-1 at Florida 3-0-0 0-0-0 at Ole Miss 4-2.5-1 2-1-0 vs. Auburn 1-0-0 1-0-0 vs. South Carolina 1-0-0 INJ vs. Georgia 2-0.5-0 1-0-0 at Miss. State 2-0-0 1-0-0 vs. CSU 7-0-0 0-0-0 vs. Vanderbilt 0-0-0 3-2-0.5 at Tennessee DNP 2-0-0 vs. Pittsburgh DNP 3-0-0

KENTUCKY QUICK FACTS

OF

Lumpkin 1-1-1 2-1.5-0 3-1-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 3-1-0 1-0-0 4-1-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0

McCord 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0.5-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 1-1-0

McDermott 3-2-1 2-0.5-0 4-1-1 2-1-1 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0.5-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Rumph 0-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0 0-0-0 DNP 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0

Ukwu 2-0.5-0 1-1-1 0-0-0 6-0-0 0-0-0 6-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 3-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 3-0-0 0-0-0

Wyndham 2-0-0 1-0-0 4-1.5-1.5 1-0-0 2-0.5-0 4-0-0 1-1-1 3-1-0 3-0.5-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0

LINEBACKERS (Tackles, Tackles for Loss, Sacks, Pass Breakups) Game Dufrene Huzzie at Louisville 1-0-0-0 3-0-0-0 vs. WKU 2-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 vs. Akron 1-0-0-0 2-0-0-0 at Florida 2-0-0-0 3-1-0-0 at Ole Miss 1-0.5-0-0 1-0-0-0 vs. Auburn 0-0-0-0 2-0-0-0 vs. South Carolina 1-0-0-0 INJ vs. Georgia 1-0-0-0 INJ at Miss. State 0-0-0-0 INJ vs. CSU 1-0-0-0 4-0-0-0 vs. Vanderbilt 2-0-0-0 INJ at Tennessee 0-0-0-0 INJ vs. Pittsburgh 0-0-0-0 1-0-0-0

Sneed 4-0-0-0 4-0-0-0 2-0.5-0-0 5-0-0-1 7-0.5-0-0 5-1-0-0 4-0-0-0 8-1-0-0 6-0.5-0-0 0-0-0-0 6-0-0-0 6-1.5-1.5-0 5-0-0-0

R. Wilson 0-0-0-0 2-0-0-0 2-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 3-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 0-0-0-0 2-0-0-0 2-0-0-0 4-1-0-0 6-2-1.5-2 3-0-0-0 6-0-0-0

Trevathan 11-3.5-0-0 6-1.5-1-1 8-1-0-0 2-0-0-0 15-2-0-0 17-0-0-1 11-1-0-0 11-0-0-0 16-1.5-0-0 13-2-1-0 10-2.5-1-1 10-1-0-0 14-0-0-0

DEFENSIVE BACKS (Tackles, Pass Breakups, Interceptions) Game Bailey R. Burden at Louisville 5-0-1 2-1-0 vs. WKU 6-0-0 2-0-0 vs. Akron 1-0-0 1-0-0 at Florida 6-1-0 4-0-0 at Ole Miss 8-0-0 2-0-0 vs. Auburn 9-1-0 4-1-0 vs. South Carolina 3-0-0 5-0-0 vs. Georgia 3-0-0 4-0-0 at Miss. State 2-0-0 0-1-0 vs. CSU 3-0-0 3-0-0 vs. Vanderbilt 6-0-0 3-1-0 at Tennessee 3-0-1 4-2-0 vs. Pittsburgh 3-0-0 2-0-1

Gibbs 0-0-0 4-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0

Guy 6-0-0 4-0-0 5-0.5-0-0 6-0-0 9-0-0 6-0-1 10-0-1 8-0-0 3-0-0 16-0-0 18-0-0 7-1-1 8-1-0

Mosley 2-1-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 3-1-0 2-1-0 3-0-0 2-0-1 3-1-0 1-0-0 3-0-0 6-1-0 3-0-0 2-0-0

Neloms 3-0-0 INJ 0-0-0 6-0-0 7-0-0 8-0-0 6-0-0 INJ 7-0.5-2 7-0-0 4-0-0 2-0-0 5-0-0

Rice 0-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 INJ 0-1-0 0-0-0 DNP 2-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

T. Smith 0-0-0 INJ INJ 2-0-0 INJ INJ 0-0-0 0-0-0 DNP DNP 3-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Tyler INJ INJ 1-0-0 1-1-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 3-0-0 0-0-0 3-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0

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2010 GAME-BY-GAME STARTERS Returning players in bold face O F F E N S I V E S TA R T E R S TE/WR

LT

LG

C

RG

RT

WR

WR

TB

FB/WR

QB

Louisville

Aumiller

Burden

Hines

Smith

Warford

Murphy

Matthews

Cobb

Locke

King

Hartline

Western Ky.

Aumiller

Burden

Hines

Smith

Warford

Durham

Matthews

Cobb

Locke

Robinson

Hartline

Akron

Aumiller

Burden

Hines

Smith

Warford

Durham

Matthews

Cobb

Locke

Allen

Hartline

Florida

Aumiller

Burden

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KENTUCKY FOOTBALL HISTORY rom UK’s first All-American, Clyde Johnson, to its most recent, Randall Cobb; from Professor A.M. Miller to Coach Joker Phillips; from old Stoll Field to Commonwealth Stadium; from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association to the Southeastern Conference; and with all the ensuing changes, Kentucky football holds a unique and storied tradition that began in 1881. UK football holds a captivating list of firsts: UK was the first Southeastern Conference team to introduce football, which it did in 1881; UK played in the first and only Great Lakes Bowl in 1947, defeating Villanova, 24-14; Kentucky tackle Bob Gain was awarded the 1950 Outland Trophy, making him the first player from the SEC to claim the honor; the Wildcats’ Nat Northington was the first African-American One of the most impressive collegiate staffs assembled was Blanton Collier’s 1959 coaching staff. From left: Ed Rutledge, Howard Schnellenberger, Ermal Allen, Collier, Don Shula, John North, Bob player to sign with a Southeastern Conference Cummings, and Bill Arnsparger. institution and the first to play in a league contest – vs. Ole Miss in 1967. And in 1989, UK became the first SEC school to win the coveted The sport would not again be interrupted until took the reins of the UK program in 1927 and College Football Association Academic remained until following the 1933 campaign. the 1943 season because of World War II. Achievement Award for highest graduation rate. In between, Gamage led the Wildcats to a The first known head football coach at In 120 seasons, Kentucky has participated in combined 32-25-5 record. His best season was Kentucky was Professor A.M. Miller, who the stu1,182 contests and owns 573 wins, 565 losses 6-1-1 in ’29. dents asked to coach despite his admitted limited and 44 ties. The 573 victories rank 44th among One of Gamage’s brightest moments came knowledge of the game. Miller began the 1892 NCAA Bowl Subdivision (formerly Division during the 1930 season. During the 57-0 blankseason, then graciously stepped aside later in the I-A) programs in most wins. year for John A. Thompson, who had more experi- ing of Maryville, UK running back Shipwreck Kentucky football has won one national Kelly rushed for a school-record 280 yards in ence with the sport. championship, two leading the Cats. Some successful Southeastern More than a decade after Gamage had left UK, years in the early Kentucky has claimed one 1900s dot the UK Conference champia young man by the name of Paul “Bear” Bryant onships and appeared arrived on the scene at Lexington in 1946. Bryant national championship, won record book. in 15 bowls. Kentucky finished 7- quickly grabbed the UK program by the collar and two SEC championships, UK football has turned the Cats into a national power. 1 in 1903 under had 15 National Bryant took UK to eight consecutive winning Coach C.A. Wright; and appeared in 15 bowls. Football League firstseasons (1946-53) and helped the Wildcats claim 9-1 in 1904 under round draft choices, their first national championship and Southeastern Coach F.E. Schact; one Outland Trophy winner, 23 first-team AllConference championship in 1950. He also sent 9-1-1 in 1907 with Coach J. White Guyn, and 9Americans (selected 27 times), 14 Academic AllUK squads to four bowl games which included the 1 in 1909 under E.R. Sweetland. Americans (selected 17 times), 74 first-team AllThe greatest UK team of that era was the 1898 1947 Great Lakes Bowl, 1950 Orange Bowl, 1951 SEC players (selected 99 times), and 475 Sugar Bowl, and the 1952 Cotton Bowl. squad, known simply to Kentuckians as “The Academic All-SEC selections. The biggest win in UK football history came Immortals.” To this day, the Immortals remain the Kentucky football got its start on Nov. 12, under Bryant. After leading Kentucky to its first only undefeated, untied, and unscored upon team 1881. Kentucky, known in those days as A&M SEC title and a 10-1 regular-season record, UK in UK football history. The Immortals were College, Kentucky State College and/or State coached by W.R. Bass and ended the year a perfect found itself matched with defending national University of Kentucky, defeated Kentucky champion Oklahoma in the 1951 Sugar Bowl. 7-0-0, despite an average weight of 147 pounds University by the clumsy score of 7 1/4 to 1. The Wildcats scored early and held off the per player. Victories came easily for this squad, as The game of football resembled more of a Sooners, 13-7, breaking Oklahoma’s 31-game winthe Immortals raced by Kentucky University (18rugby form and the scoring procedure is still ning streak which is currently the ninth-longest in 0), Georgetown (28-0), Company H of the 8th unclear. Though football came to Kentucky in NCAA history. Massachusetts (59-0), Louisville Athletic Club 1881, it quickly vanished after the three-game In the 1990s, research by Jeff Sagarin, who com(16-0), Centre (6-0), 160th Indiana (17-0) and season. UK finished 1-2 in the inaugural campiles the Sagarin Computer Ratings for USA Today, Newcastle Athletic Club (36-0). paign, but the lid was shut on UK football for indicated that UK is the national champion for the Besides Bass, two of the most successful the next nine seasons. 1950 season under that ranking system. coaches in the early stages of UK football were Football returned to the University of Also under Bryant, tackle Bob Gain became E.R. Sweetland and Harry Gamage. Sweetland Kentucky in 1891, when UK defeated the first UK and SEC player to win the Outland compiled a 23-5 mark in three seasons (1909Georgetown College, 8-2, on April 10, 1891. Trophy in 1950. Other standouts in the Bryant 10, 12). His best year was 9-1 in ’09. Gamage

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era included George Blanda, All-American Babe Parilli, and eventual UK coach Jerry Claiborne. Bryant left Kentucky following the 1953 season. He compiled an impressive 60-23-5 record in eight years. Bryant’s 60 victories are still a UK football record for head coaches. Blanton Collier had the task of following in Bryant’s footsteps. He stayed eight years at UK as well, etching a 41-36-3 record from 1954 to 1961. Kentuckians best remember Collier for his 5-2-1 record against arch-rival Tennessee. He coached All-Americans Lou Michaels (1957-58) and Howard Schnellenberger (1955) at UK. Charlie Bradshaw became the head mentor at UK in time for the 1962 season. Bradshaw, a UK graduate who lettered four years (1946-49), managed only a 25-41-4 record in seven seasons. One highlight of his term at UK came in 1964, a 27-21 upset of No. 1-ranked Ole Miss in Jackson, Miss. John Ray entered the scene in 1969 as head coach. In four years, Ray was 10-33. His biggest win came during his first year as Kentucky again victimized Ole Miss and Archie Manning. The Cats upset the Rebels, 10-9, in Lexington. The Fran Curci era began in 1973, the same year Kentucky moved from ancient Stoll Field/McLean Stadium to spacious Common-wealth Stadium. Though Curci had only one winning campaign during his first three years, things got interesting beginning with the 1976 season. UK ended the ’76 year with an 8-3 record and its second SEC championship. Kentucky helped secure its second league title on the strength of a 62-yard touchdown pass from Derrick Ramsey to Greg Woods to beat Tennessee, 7-0, at Knoxville, Tenn. The victory clinched a berth in the Peach Bowl against North Carolina, UK’s first postseason appearance in 25 years. Before a UK contingent estimated at 25,000, the Cats blanked the Tar Heels, 21-0. The following year, Kentucky went on NCAA probation. Despite an early season loss at Baylor, the Wildcats rolled to an impressive 10-1 record doing it the hard way. Kentucky defeated Penn State (24-20) in University Park, Pa., defeated LSU (33-13) in Baton Rouge, La., blanked Georgia (33-0) in Athens, Ga., beat Florida (14-7) in Gainesville, Fla., and defeated Tennessee (21-17) in Lexington. In the Curci era, players like Sonny Collins (UK career leader with 3,835 yards rushing), AllAmericans Warren Bryant and Art Still and multitalented Derrick Ramsey, wore the blue and white. In all, Curci worked nine years, the longest term of any UK head coach.

Jerry Claiborne answered the call of his alma mater in December of 1981 and was named the school’s 31st head football coach. Claiborne had played at UK from 1946-49 and was an assistant coach under Bryant at UK in 1952-53. After an 0-10-1 mark in Claiborne’s first season, his 1983 squad tied for the nation’s most improved program with a regular-season record of 6-4-1. As a reward, the Hall of Fame Bowl offered an invitation and UK accepted. Kentucky improved in 1984, finishing with a 9-3 record which included a thrilling 20-19 win over Wisconsin in the ’84 Hall of Fame Bowl. Claiborne won 41 games during his eight seasons with the Wildcats. Claiborne and Bryant are the only two UK coaches to win at

In 1994, the Wildcats faced intrastate rival Louisville for the first time in 70 years and defeated the Cardinals 20-14 in front of a then-record 59,162 fans in Commonwealth Stadium. The 1995 season was highlighted by tailback Moe Williams, who rushed for 1,600 yards, broke three SEC records, and broke or tied 15 school records. Williams had 429 all-purpose yards in a win at South Carolina, the secondhighest single-game total in NCAA history. The arrival of Coach Hal Mumme in 1997 unleashed a lightning bolt of enthusiasm for Kentucky football. Mumme’s dynamic “Air Raid” offense put UK among the national leaders in passing yardage and total offense and the ’97 team broke or tied 51 school records and 15

Coach Bear Bryant (left inset) guided Kentucky to eight consecutive winning seasons and four bowl games from 1946-53. Other legendary UK football names include Art Still, who earned consensus first-team All-America honors at defensive end in 1977 and All-America quarterback Tim Couch (right inset), who led Kentucky to its first New Year’s Day Bowl appearance in 47 years in the 1999 Outback Bowl.

least five games in seven consecutive seasons. During Claiborne’s tenure, Kentucky captured the 1989 CFA Academic Achievement Award. UK led the SEC in SEC Academic Honor Roll selections (68) during the Claiborne era, including a then-league record of 17 players named to the 1989 honor roll. Individually, quarterback Bill Ransdell played under Claiborne and left as UK’s alltime leader in passing and total offense. Mark Higgs departed as the school’s second-leading rusher and tackle Oliver Barnett set a UK record with 26 quarterback sacks. After Claiborne’s retirement, Bill Curry took over as head coach in 1990. Curry returned UK to the bowl scene in 1993 as the Wildcats played in the Peach Bowl.

Southeastern Conference records. Kentucky returned to the bowl scene in 1998 when the Wildcats won seven games. Quarterback Tim Couch was a first-team All-American, SEC Player of the Year, and a finalist for the Heisman Trophy while rewriting NCAA, SEC, and UK record books. Wide receiver Craig Yeast became the leading pass catcher in SEC history. The Wildcats capped their season by playing Penn State in the Outback Bowl, the school’s first New Year’s Day bowl game in 47 years. Following the Outback Bowl season, Commonwealth Stadium was expanded. UK enclosed both end zones and added personal suites in time for the 1999 season, boosting seating capacity to 67,606. The Wildcats celebrated the stadium expansion with another bowl season.

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All-America tight end James Whalen helped lead UK to the 1999 HomePoint.com Music City Bowl, marking the school’s first back-to-back bowl appearances since 1983-84. Guy Morriss coached the Wildcats in 200102. He guided UK to seven wins in '02, but the Wildcats could not go to a bowl game because of NCAA probation. Derek Abney returned six kicks for touchdowns, more than any player in one season in NCAA history, and was named first-team All-America along with punter Glenn Pakulak. Pakulak emerged as the best punter in school history and won the Mosi Tatupu Award as National Special Teams Player of the Year. Inheriting a roster weakened by probation was the major obstacle for Rich Brooks when he took over as head coach in 2003. Brooks’ rebuilding efforts began bearing fruit in 2006. The Wildcats had their best season in 22 years by winning eight games, including a 28-20 upset of highly favored Clemson in the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl. Led by quarterback Andre’ Woodson, tailback Rafael Little, wide receiver Keenan Burton, tight end Jacob Tamme and linebacker Wesley

Seven-time NFL All-Pro center Dermontti Dawson was one of the former Wildcat football players inducted into UK Athletics’ inaugural Hall of Fame class in September 2005.

Woodyard, the 2007 season contained some of the most exciting moments in school history. UK notched its first win over a Top-10 opponent in 30 years with a dramatic comeback victory over No. 9 Louisville. UK reached the Top-10 rankings for the first time since 1977 and the popular “ESPN GameDay” crew made its first visit to campus. UK also knocked off No. 1-ranked LSU -- the eventual national champion -- with a 43-37 triple-overtime thriller. The campaign was capped with another Music City Bowl win, this time over traditional power Florida State. Kentucky capped the 2008 season with a win over East Carolina in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, the first time in school history that UK won bowl games in three consecutive seasons. The momentum continues with a schoolrecord streak of five-straight bowl games. Coach Rich Brooks retired following the 2009 campaign, handing the reins to former Wildcat player and long-time assistant coach Joker Phillips. Sparked by All-America receiver Randall Cobb, Phillips became the first head coach in UK history to take the Wildcats to a bowl game in his first season.

WILDCAT TRADITIONS & LEGENDS elow is a closer look at some of the traditions and history which has molded the past 120 seasons of Kentucky football. Some of the anecdotes were derived from the book, “The Wildcats,” which was written by former UK Sports Information Director Russell Rice.

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Harry and Larry Jones, who both lettered three years (1950-52) with the Wildcats. Harry wore 1A and Larry wore 1B. Harry led the Wildcats in all-purpose yardage in 1951 with 964 while Larry led UK in kickoff returns (21.1 avg) in 1952.

1A AND 1B During the course of his legendary career, Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant was known as an innovator of introducing changes in the game of football. One change Bryant introduced during his tenure at Kentucky was the use of a unique number system to identify twins

Rich Brooks led the Wildcats to an unprecedented four consecutive bowl appearances and three bowl victories during his seven-year tenure (2003-09) as UK’s head coach.

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The University of Kentucky adopted blue and white as its official colors in 1892. Originally, UK students had decided on blue Coach Jerry Claiborne gets a victory ride following UK’s win and yellow prior to the Kentuckyat Tennessee in 1984. Claiborne was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000. Centre football game on Dec. 19, 1891. The shade of blue came record three straight bowls following the 2006, about when a student asked the question, ‘07 and ‘08 seasons. “What color blue?” Richard C. Stoll, who let. tered on the 1893-94 football teams, pulled off P AUL “BEAR” BRYANT his necktie and held it up. The students adoptPaul Bryant is still the most successful coach ed that particular shade of blue in Stoll’s neckin UK football history. Bryant spent eight years tie. A year later, UK students dropped yellow at UK (1946-53) and produced a 60-23-5 (.710 for white. pct.) record. The 60 victories are the most by any UK football coach. He led the Wildcats to four RICH BROOKS bowl games and their first Southeastern Rich Brooks coached the Wildcats from Conference title in 1950. He coached such UK 2003-09 and became the first coach in school stars as George Blanda, Jerry Claiborne, Bob history to go to four-straight bowl games. After Gain, Babe Parilli, Doug Moseley, Wilbur enduring three years of rebuilding caused by an Jamerson and Steve Meilinger. NCAA probation, Brooks guided UK to postseason play from 2006-09, winning a school-


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UK CHEERLEADERS 18-TIME NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

CFA ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Kentucky cheerleading squad won an unprecedented 18th national cheerleading championship in 2010 at the competition sponsored by the Universal Cheerleaders Association. The cheerleaders have won the UCA national title in 1985, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1995-2002, 2004-06 and 2008-10 and have been the runners-up on five occasions. Jomo Thompson is coach of the cheerleaders and T. Lynn Williamson is the cheerleader advisor. A total of 40 students comprise the squad, 16 of whom represent the school at the championship.

The University of Kentucky became the first Southeastern Conference institution to win the College Football Association Academic Achievement Award after claiming the prestigious honor in 1989. The Academic Achievement Award is given to the CFA institution with the highest graduation rate of its football program based on a five-year period. UK had graduated 90 percent (18 of 20) of its incoming freshman signee class of 1983, thus earning the honor in May, 1989. A year earlier (1988), UK finished second with a graduation rate of 90.5 percent. Kentucky earned honorable mention honors in 1988, ’91, ’93 and ’94, for having graduated better than 70 percent of its incoming freshman class.

JERRY CLAIBORNE After lettering three years (1946-49) as a player and serving two seasons (1952-53) as an assistant coach at Kentucky, Jerry Claiborne returned to his alma mater in 1982 as UK’s 31st head football coach. Claiborne stepped down after 28 years as a collegiate head coach in 1989. He led the Wildcats to two bowls and four non-losing seasons. During his era, Kentucky placed more players (68) on the SEC Academic Honor Roll than any league school, including a then-record 17 in 1989. Claiborne also led UK to a national academic title by capturing the 1989 CFA Academic Achievement Award. His eight-year UK record was 41-46-3. Overall, Claiborne finished 21st among Division I coaches with 179 career victories and 179-122-8 in all games. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in Aug. 2000.

BLANTON COLLIER AND THE STAFF Blanton Collier had the challenge of following Paul Bryant as head football coach at the University of Kentucky. But, Collier posted a fine 41-36-3 record in eight seasons at UK. Kentuckians best remember Collier for his record against arch-rival Tennessee which stood at 5 wins, 2 losses, and 1 tie. Standouts such as Howard Schnellenberger, Lou Michaels, Tom Hutchinson, Bobby Cravens, Calvin Bird and Irv Goode played under Collier. One fascinating item in Collier’s tenure was the football coaching staff he assembled in 1959. The 1959 UK staff included Collier, Ed Rutledge, Howard Schnellenberger, Ermal Allen, Don Shula, John North, Bob Cummings and Bill Arnsparger.

Bear Bryant’s Sugar Bowl champion Wildcats earned the 1950 national title, according to the Sagarin computer ratings.

FRAN CURCI The Fran Curci era (1973-81) was one of ups and downs at the University of Kentucky. Curci remained at UK for nine seasons, the longest tenure of any UK football coach, and posted a 47-51-2 record. The ups consisted of sharing the 1976 Southeastern Conference title with Georgia, a 21-0 blanking of North Carolina in the ’76 Peach Bowl, and a 1977 squad which boasted a 10-1 record and No. 5 national ranking. The down was probation which forced the ’77 squad to miss a certain bowl invitation.

DIGIURO SCHOLARSHIP The Trent DiGiuro Memorial Scholarship was established in the autumn of 1994 in honor of the Wildcat offensive guard who died in July of that year. The scholarship is awarded each year to a walk-on football player who has completed his eligibility, maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5, and has exemplified the dedication, determination, hard work and leadership typified by Trent DiGiuro. If there is no suitable walk-on candidate that year, the scholarship will go to a team manager or trainer who meets the above criteria. The scholarship was established by DiGiuro’s family and friends. The 2011 winner of the scholarship is fullback Brian Murphy.

FORWARD PASS

The goalposts came down after UK's 1997 overtime win against Alabama.

The first forward pass attempted by a University of Kentucky football player was thrown on Oct. 13, 1906, by quarterback Earl Stone as the Wildcats faced Eminence Athletic Club. This was the first year the forward pass was legalized by national rules. Accounts from this early contest do not indicate if the first forward UK pass was completed.

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The Commonwealth Stadium goalposts have been torn down twice since the stadium opened in 1973. They were first toppled on Oct. 4, 1997, following Kentucky's 40-34 overtime win vs. Alabama. It was Kentucky's first victory against the Crimson Tide in 75 years, prompting the UK student body to storm the field. "If I weren't so old, I'd have torn them down myself," said then-UK Athletics Director C. M. Newton. It happened again on Nov. 4, 2006, after the Wildcats’ dramatic 24-20 triumph over Georgia. It was UK’s first win over the Bulldogs in 10 years and the crowd brought down the east goalpost. Citing safety concerns, UK has installed collapsible goalposts, which will prevent repeats of the popular -- but potentially dangerous -celebration ritual.

The University of Kentucky holds the Southeastern Conference record for fewest yards allowed rushing in a single game. Kentucky limited Kansas State to minus-93 yards on the ground as UK defeated Kansas State, 16-3, on Sept. 19, 1970, in Lexington. Kentucky defenders sacked KSU quarterbacks Lynn Dickey (2) and Max Arreguin (5) seven times while intercepting three of their passes. Ironically, KSU outgained UK in total offense 214-107 as Dickey and Arreguin combined for 307 yards in the air.

GOVERNOR’S CUP The Governor’s Cup was created in 1994 as the trophy for the winner of the KentuckyLouisville game. Donated by Kroger at a cost of $23,000, the Governor’s Cup stands 33 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds. The trophy’s base and upright columns are handmilled black marble. The glass components are comprised of Optic grade crystal. All metal parts are 23-karat, gold-plated brass. The cup itself is solid pewter with a 23-karat gold-plated finish. The Governor’s Cup was designed by Kendall Costner and sculpted by James Corcoran of Bruce Fox, Inc. The UKU of L series was renewed in 1994 with the Wildcats winning the game, 20-14.

HOMECOMING GAMES As is the case of most institutions, Homecoming football games are special. Kentucky is no exception. Alumni and old friends converge on the UK campus each fall for Homecoming Day, highlighted by a Kentucky football game. The first Homecoming Day occurred on Nov. 25, 1915, as Kentucky defeated Tennessee, 6-0. Though records are sketchy, Kentucky has hosted a Homecoming game every year since 1946 and owns a 46-19 record in those 65 contests.

THE IMMORTALS Simply known as “The Immortals,” the 1898 University of Kentucky football squad still remains as the only undefeated, untied, and unscored on Wildcats club in school history. The Immortals outscored opponents 180-0 while posting a perfect 7-0-0 record. Roscoe Severs served as team captain under coach W.R.

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Bass. The closest of all seven games was a 6-0 victory over Centre College.

CAWOOD LEDFORD The legendary “Voice of the Wildcats” was none other than Cawood Ledford. For 39 years, Cawood called Wildcats football and basketball. His voice alone symbolized UK Athletics. Cawood called his last UK football game vs. Tennessee on Nov. 23, 1991, and retired from the microphone following the 1991-92 basketball season.

MASCOTS The Wildcat mascot originated during the 1976-77 academic year at Kentucky. Gary Tanner was the original Wildcat, dancing and entertaining thousands of UK fans at Commonwealth Stadium and Rupp Arena during athletic events. Today, the Wildcat mascot also attends academic functions and generally serves as a friendly ambassador for the University. Scratch, another costumed mascot, was unveiled in August of 1996. During UK games, the Wildcat and Scratch entertain with enthusiastic dances and cheers. “Blue” is UK’s ‘live’ wildcat mascot. “Blue” has a permanent residence in the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Salato Wildlife Center three miles west of Frankfort on US 60 and is on display and free to view by the public. Through the years, UK has had other official live mascots with colorful names. Records indicate that the first wild animal, named “Tom,” was given to the University in 1921. Other live mascots followed, including “TNT,” “Whiskers,” “Hot Tamale” and “Colonel.”

Kentucky is the 1950 national champion, according to Jeff Sagarin, who handles computer rankings for USA Today. Sagarin, who has generated computer ratings since the 1970s, has reconstructed earlier seasons and his computer rates the Wildcats as tops for the 1950 campaign. At the time, the national champs were crowned after the regular season but before the bowl games. UK finished the regular season with a 10-1 record and No. 7 ranking before knocking off No. 1 Oklahoma, 13-7, in the Sugar Bowl. Four teams can lay claim to the 1950 title, according to the official NCAA record book. Six selectors went with Oklahoma (final record 101), six picked Tennessee (11-1), two chose Princeton (9-0), and one – the Sagarin ratings – named Kentucky (11-1).

THE FIRST NIGHT GAME The University of Kentucky was one of the first institutions to play intercollegiate football at night. The first UK home night game was played on Oct. 5, 1929, at Stoll Field as Kentucky defeated Maryville, 40-0. Kentucky did not play more than one home night game per season until 1946.

NIGHT GAMES The University of Kentucky began holding its October home football games during the evening hours in 1949. UK and Keeneland Race Course, located in Lexington, have enjoyed a close relationship through the years and assist in giving UK faithful an opportunity to enjoy two of the Commonwealth’s best-loved events in October — football and horse racing. With the traditional post time at Keeneland for the thoroughbred races at 1:10 p.m., UK began moving its October home games to night during the 1949 season. The only occasion UK has not conducted its October home games in the evening is to accommodate live national or regional television.


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NAT NORTHINGTON Nat Northington of Louisville became the first black player to sign with the University of Kentucky and a Southeastern Conference institution. Northington signed a national letter-of-intent with UK in December of 1965. He later became the first African-American football player to play in an SEC vs. SEC game, appearing in the UK-Ole Miss game in Lexington on Sept. 30, 1967.

OUTLAND TROPHY Two-time All-American Bob Gain is the only player in University of Kentucky football history to be awarded the Outland Trophy, signifying the best interior lineman in collegiate football. Gain was awarded the 1950 Outland Trophy after helping lead UK to its first Southeastern Conference title and a 10-1 regular-season record. Besides being the first UK player to claim the award, Gain was also the first SEC player to be given the award.

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The Kentucky Wildcats gave Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, his first taste of American football on Oct. 22, 1977. That’s right, Prince Charles’ first football game was the UK-Georgia matchup at Athens. Prince Charles was introduced to UK Coach Fran Curci and All-American Art Still at halftime. After looking at the 6-6 Still, Prince Charles said, “You’re a tall one aren’t you?” Still and Co. blanked the Bulldogs on this day, 33-0, on their way to a 10-1 record.

RED DOC, BLACK DOC A pair of cousins named William Rodes played football for the University of Kentucky during the early 1900s. To distinguish one from the other, one was nicknamed “Red Doc” and the other “Black Doc.” William “Red Doc” Rodes lettered three years (1909, 11-12) as a 140pound halfback and defensive end. William “Black Doc” Rodes lettered two years (1915-16) as quarterback. Black Doc was considered by many to be one of the best open-field runners in that era. He also placekicked and personally delivered UK’s 6-0 victory over Tennessee in 1915 with field goals of 45 and 43 yards.

RUSSELL RICE Longtime UK sports information director Russell Rice is the walking, talking historian when it comes to Wildcats football. Rice retired from the UK Athletics Department in 1989 after serving 18 years as sports information director. He came to UK in 1967 as assistant SID under Ken Kuhn, then was named sports information director in 1969. Rice authored the book, “The Wildcats,” which details

KENTUCKY FIGHT SONG On, on U of K, we are right for the fight today, Hold that ball and hit that line, Every Wildcat star will shine, We’ll fight, fight, fight, For the blue and white, As we roll to that goal, varsity, And we’ll kick, pass and run, ‘til the battle is won, And we’ll bring home the victory.

MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME The sun shines bright on my old Kentucky home, ‘Tis summer, the people are gay; The corntop’s ripe and the meadow’s in the bloom, While the birds make music all the day. (Chorus) Weep no more, my lady! Oh! Weep no more today! We will sing one song for my old Kentucky home, For my old Kentucky home far away. The young folks roll on the little cabin floor, All merry, all happy, and bright; By-n-by hard times come a-knocking at the door, Then my old Kentucky home, goodnight!

UK ALMA MATER Hail Kentucky, Alma Mater! Loyal sons and daughters sing; Sound her praise with voice united; To the breeze her colors fling. To the Blue and White be true; Badge triumphant age on age; Blue, the sky that o’er us bends; White, Kentucky’s stainless page.

served as UK’s football home since 1916. The University Board of Trustees voted to name the playing field “Stoll Field” and the actual grandstand structures as “McLean Stadium,” thus the often confusing double names. Stoll Field was named in honor of the late Judge Richard C. Stoll, a prominent alumnus, trustee and benefactor of UK. Stoll Field was dedicated on Oct. 14, 1916. McLean Stadium was dedicated on Nov. 1, 1924, in memory of Price Innes McLean, a regular center on the 1923 UK squad who died as a result of injuries sustained in the KentuckyCincinnati game on Nov. 6, 1923. The final seating capacity of Stoll Field/McLean Stadium was 37,000 during its last year of use, 1972.

THE THIN THIRTY When Blanton Collier stepped down as head football coach at Kentucky following the 1961 season, UK promptly named former Wildcats player Charlie Bradshaw as its 28th coach. Bradshaw inherited a squad of 88 players left from Collier’s 5-5-0 team in ’61. Bradshaw promised his new UK squad hard work and talked of training to an absolute peak of condition. His conditioning tactics took their toll as more than 50 players left the squad, leaving 30 to open the season against Florida State and prompting the name “Thin Thirty.” The Thin Thirty finished 3-5-2 with victories over Detroit (27-8), Vanderbilt (7-0) and arch-rival Tennessee (12-10). The ties were against Florida State (0-0) and Georgia (7-7).

WILDCATS NICKNAME The nickname “Wildcats” became synonymous with UK shortly after a 6-2 football victory at Illinois on Oct. 9, 1909. Commandant Philip Carbusier, then head of the military

Kentucky football and its history. At his retirement party, Rice was given a lifetime “Press Pass” to Commonwealth Stadium. Since his retirement from UK, Rice has written a weekly historical column for The Cats’ Pause magazine and he continues to be a rich historical resource for the UK media relations office.

STOLL FIELD/MCLEAN STADIUM Stoll Field/McLean Stadium was the first home for Kentucky football. The stadium was located adjacent to Memorial Coliseum and

Stoll Field/McLean Stadium was home to Kentucky football for 56 years (1916-1972).

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department, told a group of students in a chapel service following the game that the Kentucky football team had “fought like wildcats.” The nickname grew in popularity and was adopted by the university.

WINNING STREAK Kentucky ended one of the longest winning streaks in college football history when the Wildcats faced Oklahoma in the 1951 Sugar Bowl. Kentucky was coming off its first Southeastern Conference title and brought in a 10-1 record. Oklahoma entered as national champions and riding a 31-game winning streak. A pair of Wilbur Jamerson scores - a 22-yard pass from Babe Parilli and a one-yard run - was all UK needed in picking up a 13-7 upset of the Sooners. At the time, the 31-game winning streak was the fifth-longest in NCAA history and today it still ranks as the ninth-longest in NCAA history.

THE YEAR (1977-78) Perhaps the most successful year in UK Athletics occurred during the 1977-78 academic year at the University of Kentucky. The 1977 Wildcats football squad, under Fran Curci, raced to a 10-1 record and ended the year ranked No. 5 by The Sporting News. Highlights were victories over North Carolina (10-7), West Virginia (28-13), Penn State (24-20), LSU (33-13), Georgia (33-0), Florida (14-7) and Tennessee (21-17). On the basketball side, UK wrapped up its fifth NCAA title by defeating Duke, 94-88, at St. Louis. The UK basketballers ended the campaign with a 30-2 record under Joe B. Hall.

THE YEAR (1950-51) An argument to the most successful year in UK Athletics is the 1950-51 academic year. UK football, under Paul Bryant, ended the 1950 regular season with a 10-1 record and ranked No. 7 nationally by both A.P. and U.P.I. The Wildcats then proceeded to snap national champion Oklahoma’s 31-game winning streak with a 13-7 victory in the Sugar Bowl. Kentucky has been named national champion for the 1950 season by the Sagarin Ratings. On the basketball front, Adolph Rupp gave UK its third national title by defeating Kansas State, 68-58, at Minneapolis, Minn. The Wildcats ended the year 32-2.

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JIM BROWN f it has to do with Kentucky football, Jim Brown has seen it all. When the 92year-old Brown began attending UK football games, Franklin D. Roosevelt was president, bread cost a few cents a loaf, and Bear Bryant was just a cub. With one exception we’ll get to later, Brown was present for every UK home football game from 1938 until his streak ended during the 2009 season -- a total of 412 home games. “I’m all for Kentucky football,” Brown said. “I liked football from an early age, when I was a little kid in Western Kentucky. Football was the big thing in the 1920s and I followed UK in the sports pages.” Brown’s streak began in 1938 when he enrolled as a UK freshman. A standout halfback in high school, he had hoped to play for the Wildcats, but was unable to try out for the team because he had to work his way through school. That didn’t stop him from going to the games. In fact, it took a world war to separate Brown from Kentucky football. “I was in a race with Uncle Sam to graduate before I got inducted into the service,” Brown said. “I graduated in 1942 and got sent to Wright Field in Dayton. You couldn’t get gasoline, and I didn’t have a car anyway, so I caught the train from Dayton to Cincinnati to Lexington to see the games that season. I didn’t miss any games in 1943 because, like a lot of schools, UK didn’t field a team that year.” World War II finally got bigger than Kentucky football in 1944. Brown was a navigator/bombardier on a B-25 in Asia, part of a squadron called the “Burma Bridge Busters,” definitely too far for a weekend excursion to catch the Cats. But he was discharged just in time for the 1945 season, and he didn’t miss a home game for 64 straight seasons. (An interesting side note is that the “Burma Bridge Busters” were the subject of a 2003 documentary by the History Channel. Brown was one of the members of the squadron who was interviewed and featured in the documentary.) A member of what has become known as “The Greatest Generation,” Brown helped build America – literally. He was involved with the construction business, a lumber company, and in real estate. Even his marriage had a tie to Kentucky

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football. He married Carolyn Rodes, daughter of William “Black Doc” Rodes, a UK football star in 1915-16. The Browns didn’t always live in Lexington. They lived in Carrollton from 1952-63, and in Winchester from 1965-78. All the while, he kept turning out to see his favorite team. “I always worked on Saturday mornings (at the lumber company). I left a lot of people standing in the store, saying ‘I have to go to Lexington,’” Brown recalled with a laugh. “I wasn’t trying to set a record. It just happened.” Brown’s favorite gridiron memories involve the 1949-50-51 teams that played in the Orange, Sugar and Cotton Bowls, along with the mid-1970s teams that won an SEC championship and a Peach Bowl. “People who go back that far feel that our 1950 team probably was our best,” said Brown, referring to the Wildcat squad that is the 1950 national champion, according to the Sagarin computer ratings. “(Quarterback) Babe Parilli was as good at deception as anyone I’ve ever seen. I was in a game in Atlanta against Georgia Tech, and a Tech fan was sitting beside me. He said, ‘It looks like Parilli is shaking hands with everybody in the backfield before he hands the ball off.’ “That bunch in 1977 was probably the second-best team we’ve had,” Brown continued. “They had a lot of terrific athletes, especially (future NFL stars) Art Still and Derrick Ramsey.” As much as he enjoys talking about the past, Brown is just as excited about the present and future. After 52 years of marriage, wife Carolyn passed away in 1999. He married again in 2002, and new wife Mary Anne Goodson Brown also is a UK grad. Brown is happy with the progress made at the University. “We’re going in the right direction with the new AD (Mitch Barnhart) ... The whole university is charting an exciting course.” Brown’s streak finally came to an end when an illness forced him to miss the Alabama game in 2009. However, he continues to go Kentucky games. And, he’s a model of faithfulness in more than football. He has a 45-year streak of perfect attendance at the Lexington Rotary Club. He’s also a pillar of Crestwood Christian Church, where he is an elder emeritus. Asked about his consistency, Brown replied in what must be the understatement of the year. “I’ve always had a tendency to be loyal,” he said.


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UK’S ALL-AMERICA & ALL-SEC SELECTIONS FIRST-TEAM ALL-AMERICANS 1942 Clyde Johnson, Tackle (AP) 1949 Bob Gain, Tackle (All-Players, NY Sun, NEA) 1950 Bob Gain, Tackle (AP, UPI, INS, Camp, NEA, CP, FWAA-Look, AAB, FD,NYNews) 1950 Babe Parilli, Quarterback (AP, INS, Camp, Colliers, NY News, Sporting News, AAB) 1951 Babe Parilli, Quarterback (UP, INS, Camp, NEA, CP, AAB, NY News, All-Players) 1951 Doug Moseley, Center (AP, FWAA-Look) 1952 Steve Meilinger, End (AP, NEA, All-Players) 1953 Steve Meilinger, End (NEA, Colliers, AAB) 1953 Ray Correll, Guard (FWAA-Look, Chicago Tribune) 1955 Howard Schnellenberger, End (AP) 1956 Lou Michaels, Tackle (UPI, NA, Camp, Colliers,NY News) 1957 Lou Michaels, Tackle (AP, NEA, Camp, FWAA-Look, Coaches, NY News, Sporting News) 1961 Irv Goode, Center (Time) 1963 Herschel Turner, Tackle (Time) 1965 Sam Ball, Tackle (UPI, NEA, Camp, FWAA-Look, Coaches, Time, Sporting News) 1965 Rodger Bird, Halfback (Time, NBC) 1965 Rick Norton, Quarterback (Time, NBC) 1974 Elmore Stephens, Tight End (Time) 1974 Rick Nuzum, Center (NEA) 1976 Warren Bryant, Tackle (Coaches, Camp) 1977 Art Still, End (AP, UPI, NEA, Coaches, FWAA, Camp, Sporting News, Football News) 1989 Mike Pfeifer, Off. Tackle (Football News, Mizlou) 1998 Tim Couch, Quarterback (Camp, FWAA, AAFF) 1999 James Whalen, Tight End (AP, Camp, FWAA, AAFF, CNN/SI, CBS SportsLine) 2002 Derek Abney, Kick Returner (AP, FWAA, Camp, Sporting News, ESPN, CBS SportsLine, CNN/SI, College Football News) 2002 Glenn Pakulak, Punter (CBS SportsLine) 2010 Randall Cobb, All-Purpose Player (AP, SI.com, ESPN.com) 2010 DannyTrevathan, Linebacker (CollegeFootballNews.com)

ALL-SEC (AP, UPI, COACHES) FIRST TEAM 1933 Ralph Kercheval, Back (AP) 1934 Bert Johnson, Back (AP) 1942 Clyde Johnson, Tackle (AP) 1944 Wash Serini, Tackle (AP) 1946 Wallace Jones, End (AP) 1947 Jay Rhodemyre, Center (AP) 1949 Bob Gain, Tackle (AP) 1949 Harry Ulinski, Center (AP) 1950 Bob Gain, Tackle (AP, UPI) 1950 Babe Parilli, Quarterback (AP, UPI) 1951 Doug Moseley, Center (AP, UPI) 1951 Steve Meilinger, End (AP, UPI) 1951 Babe Parilli, Quarterback (AP, UPI) 1951 Gene Donaldson, Guard (AP) 1952 Steve Meilinger, End (AP, UPI) 1953 Ray Correll, Guard (AP) 1953 Steve Meilinger, End (AP, UPI) 1954 Bob Hardy, Quarterback (AP) 1955 Howard Schnellenberger, End (AP, UPI) 1956 Lou Michaels, Tackle (AP, UPI) 1957 Lou Michaels, Tackle (AP, UPI)

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Tom Hutchinson, End (AP) Tom Hutchinson, End (AP, UPI) Tom Hutchinson, End (AP, UPI) Junior Hawthorne, Tackle (AP) Herschel Turner, Tackle (UPI) Rodger Bird, Halfback (AP, UPI) Rick Kestner, End (AP, UPI) Sam Ball, Tackle (AP, UPI) Rodger Bird, Halfback (AP, UPI) Rick Kestner, End (UPI) Dicky Lyons, Fullback (UPI) Dicky Lyons, Halfback (AP, UPI) Dave Roller, Def. Tackle (AP, UPI) Dave Roller, Def. Tackle (AP, UPI) Joe Federspiel, Linebacker (AP, UPI) Sonny Collins, Tailback (AP, UPI) Darryl Bishop, Def. Back (UPI) Jim “Bubba” McCollum, Def. Line (UPI) Warren Bryant, Off. Tackle (AP, UPI) Sonny Collins, Tailback (AP, UPI) Warren Bryant, Off. Tackle (AP, UPI) Sonny Collins, Tailback (AP, UPI) Warren Bryant, Off. Tackle (AP, UPI) Art Still, Def. End (UPI)

Tackle Clyde Johnson was Kentucky’s first All-American in 1942.

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In 1950, UK All-American Bob Gain became the first Southeastern Conference player to win the Outland Trophy as the nation’s best lineman.

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Tom Dornbrook, Off. Guard (AP) Derrick Ramsey, Quarterback (AP, UPI) Art Still, Def. End (AP, UPI) Mike Siganos, Def. Back (AP, UPI) Dallas Owens, Def. Back (AP) Jim Kovach, Linebacker (AP, UPI) Dan Fowler, Off. Guard (UPI) Richard Jaffe, Noseguard (UPI) Richard Jaffe, Noseguard (AP, UPI) Ken Roark, Center (AP) Andy Molls, Def. Back (AP) Paul Calhoun, Punter (AP) George Adams, Tailback (AP, UPI) Paul Calhoun, Def. Back (AP, UPI, Coaches) Jerry Reese, Def. Line (Coaches) Randy Holleran, Linebacker (AP) Oliver Barnett, Def. Line (AP, UPI, Coaches) Mike Pfeifer, Off. Tackle (AP, UPI, Coaches) Randy Holleran, Linebacker (AP, Coaches) Doug Pelfrey, Kicker (AP) Marcus Jenkins, Safety (Coaches) Marty Moore, Linebacker (AP, Coaches) Melvin Johnson, Free Safety (AP) Moe Williams, Tailback (AP, Coaches) John Schlarman, Offensive Guard (AP) Tim Couch, Quarterback (AP, Coaches) Craig Yeast, Wide Receiver (AP, Coaches) Kris Comstock, Off. Tackle (AP) Andy Smith, Punter (AP, Coaches) James Whalen, Tight End (AP, Coaches) Jeff Snedegar, Linebacker (Coaches) Derek Smith, Tight End (AP, Coaches) Omar Smith, Offensive Lineman (AP) Derek Abney, All-Purpose (AP) Dennis Johnson, Defensive End (AP) Glenn Pakulak, Punter (AP) Derek Abney, Kick Returner (AP, Coaches) Antonio Hall, Off. Tackle (Coaches) Glenn Pakulak, Punter (AP, Coaches) Artose Pinner, Running Back (AP, Coaches) Derek Abney, Kick Returner (AP, Coaches)

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Antonio Hall, Off. Tackle (AP, Coaches) Rafael Little, All-Purpose (AP) Keenan Burton, All-Purpose (AP) Jacob Tamme, Tight End (AP, Coaches) Wesley Woodyard, Linebacker (Coaches) Jacob Tamme, Tight End (AP, Coaches) Wesley Woodyard, LB (AP, Coaches) Micah Johnson, Linebacker (Coaches) Trevard Lindley, Cornerback (AP, Coaches) Tim Masthay, Punter (AP, Coaches) Randall Cobb, All-Purpose Player (AP) Corey Peters, Defensive Tackle (Coaches) Randall Cobb, All-Purpose (AP, Coaches) Danny Trevathan, Linebacker (AP, Coaches)

SECOND TEAM 1933 Joe Rupert, End (AP) 1935 Bob Davis, Back (AP) 1936 Stanley Nevers, Tackle (AP) 1937 Ed Sydnor, Guard (AP) 1937 Bob Davis, Back (AP) 1938 Dave Zoeller, Back (AP) 1939 John Eibner, Tackle (AP) 1945 Wash Serini, Tackle (AP) 1947 Wash Serini, Tackle (AP) 1948 Bob Gain, Tackle (AP) 1949 Babe Parilli, Quarterback (AP) 1950 Doug Moseley, Center (AP) 1950 Bill Wannamaker, Guard (AP, UPI) 1950 Al Bruno, End (AP) 1950 Bill Leskovar, Back (AP, UPI) 1951 Jim MacKenzie, Tackle (AP) 1952 Tommy Adkins, Linebacker (AP) 1953 Ralph Paolone, Back (AP) 1953 Ray Correll, Guard (UPI) 1954 Bradley Mills, End (UPI) 1954 Bob Hardy, Quarterback (UPI) 1955 Bob Hardy, Quarterback (AP, UPI) 1956 J.T. Frankenberger, Tackle (AP) 1956 Dave Kuhn, Center (AP) 1957 Bobby Cravens, Back (AP) 1958 Bobby Cravens, Back (AP, UPI) 1959 Calvin Bird, Back (AP) 1962 Darrell Cox, Back (AP) 1962 Junior Hawthorne, Tackle (UPI) 1965 Doug Davis, Off. Guard (AP) 1965 Larry Seiple, Back (AP) 1965 Mike McGraw, Linebacker (AP) 1965 Terry Beadles, Def. Back (AP) 1966 Jeff Van Note, Def. End (AP) 1966 Dicky Lyons, Def. Back (AP) 1966 Jerry Davis, Def. Back (AP) 1968 Dick Palmer, Def. End (AP) 1968 Dave Roller, Def. Guard (AP) 1969 Dick Palmer, Def. End (AP) 1969 Joe Federspiel, Linebacker (AP) 1970 Dave Hardt, Def. End (AP) 1972 Darryl Bishop, Def. Back (AP) 1973 Harvey Sword, Off. Tackle (AP) 1973 Darryl Bishop, Def. Back (AP) 1974 Rick Nuzum, Center (AP) 1974 Mike Fanuzzi, Quarterback (AP) 1974 John Tatterson, Punter (AP)

SECOND-TEAM ALL-AMERICANS 1949 1956 1970 1971 1972 1976 1983 1990 1994 1998 1999 2002 2003 2008 2010

Bob Gain, Tackle (FWAA-Look) Lou Michaels, Tackle (FWAA-Look) Dave Roller, Def. Tackle (NEA) Joe Federspiel, Linebacker (AP) Sonny Collins, Tailback (NEA) Warren Bryant, Off. Tackle (AP, Football News, NEA) Paul Calhoun, Safety/Punter (The Sporting News) Randy Holleran, Linebacker (Football News) Melvin Johnson, Free Safety (Gannett News Service) Tim Couch, Quarterback (AP, Football News) James Whalen, Tight End (Football News) Glenn Pakulak, Punter (Camp, College Football News) Derek Abney, Kick Returner (AP) Trevard Lindley, Cornerback (Camp, CollegeFootballNews.com) Randall Cobb, All-Purpose Player (Rivals.com, CollegeFootballNews.com, Phil Steele’s College Football)

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Al Bruno, End (AP, UPI) Tom Hutchinson, End (Coaches) Herschel Turner, Tackle (UPI) Sonny Collins, Tailback (Football News) Warren Bryant, Off. Tackle (Football News) Derrick Ramsey, Quarterback (AP, Football News) Paul Calhoun, Safety/Punter (AP) Oliver Barnett, Def. Tackle (AP) Craig Yeast, Wide Receiver (Football News) James Whalen, Tight End (The Sporting News) Dennis Johnson, Def. End (Football News) Glenn Pakulak, Punter (Football News) Glenn Pakulak, Punter (AP) Trevard Lindley, Cornerback (Phil Steele’s College Football) Jim Kovach, Linebacker (AP) Jim Kovach, Linebacker (AP) Mike Siganos, Def. Back (AP) Dave Trosper, Wide Receiver (AP) Jerry Blanton, Def. Tackle (AP) Richard Jaffe, Noseguard (AP) Tom Kearns, Off. Guard (AP) Richard Jaffe, Noseguard (AP) Larry Carter, Def. Back (AP) Felix Wilson, Wide Receiver (AP) Tom Kearns, Off. Guard (AP) Larry Carter, Def. Back (AP) Don Fielder, Def. End (AP) Andy Molls, Def. Back (AP) Kerry Baird, Def. Back (AP) Cam Jacobs, Linebacker (AP) Jim Reichwein, Off. Guard (AP)


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Brian Williams, Def. End (AP) Russell Hairston, Def. Back (AP) Joey Worley, Placekicker (AP) Mark Higgs, Tailback (AP) Dermontti Dawson, Off. Guard (AP) Jerry Reese, Def. Tackle (AP) Greg Kunkel, Off. Tackle (AP) Oliver Barnett, Def. Tackle (AP) Chris Chenault, Linebacker (AP) Joel Mazzella, Off. Guard (AP) Alfred Rawls, Tailback (AP) Al Baker, Tailback (AP) Rodney Jackson, Tight End (AP) Joel Mazzella, Off. Guard (AP) Joey Couch, Noseguard (AP) Doug Pelfrey, Kicker (AP, Coaches) Marty Moore, Linebacker (AP) Todd Perry, Off. Guard (AP) Marcus Jenkins, Safety (AP) Moe Williams, Tailback (AP) Melvin Johnson, Free Safety (Coaches) Reggie Rusk, Free Safety (AP, Coaches) Van Hiles, Cornerback (AP) Chris Ward, Def. End (AP) Tim Couch, Quarterback (AP) Tremayne Martin, Strong Safety (AP, Coaches) John Schlarman, Offensive Guard (Coaches) Craig Yeast, Wide Receiver (AP, Coaches) Kris Comstock, Offensive Tackle (Coaches) Dennis Johnson, Def. End (AP) Anthony Wajda, Free Safety (Coaches) Omar Smith, Offensive Lineman (Coaches) Glenn Pakulak, Punter (Coaches) Vincent Burns, Def. End (AP) Antonio Hall, Off. Tackle (AP) Jared Lorenzen, Quarterback (AP, Coaches) Dewayne Robertson, Def. Tackle (AP, Coaches) Muhammad Abdullah, Free Safety (Coaches) Vincent Burns, Def. End (AP) Muhammad Abdullah, FS/SS (AP, Coaches) Muhammad Abdullah, FS (AP, Coaches) Rafael Little, Tailback (Coaches) Michael Aitcheson, Off. Tackle (Coaches) Keenan Burton, Wide Receiver (AP, Coaches) Andre’ Woodson, Quarterback (AP, Coaches) Jeremy Jarmon, Def. End (Coaches) Jason Leger, Off. Guard (AP) Garry Williams, Off. Tackle (Coaches) Andre’ Woodson, Quarterback (AP, Coaches) Myron Pryor, Def. Tackle (AP, Coaches) Garry Williams, Off. Tackle (AP, Coaches) Zipp Duncan, Off. Tackle (Coaches) Micah Johnson, Linebacker (Coaches) Trevard Lindley, Cornerback (Coaches) Derrick Locke, All-Purpose Player (AP) Sam Maxwell, Linebacker (AP) Corey Peters, Defensive Tackle (AP) Larry Warford, Off. Guard (AP, Coaches)

THIRD TEAM 1934 Joe Rupert, End (AP) 1935 Stanley Nevers, Tackle (AP) 1936 Bob Davis, Back (AP)

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Sherman Hinkebein, Center (AP) Bill McCubbin, End (AP) Bill McCubbin, End (AP) John Eibner, Tackle (AP) Charles Ishmael, End (AP) Noah Mullins, Back (AP) Norman Klein, Back (AP) Jay Rhodemyre, Center (AP) Leo Yarutis, Guard (AP) Wallace Jones, End (AP) Don Phelps, Back (AP) Pat James, Guard (AP, UPI) Wilbur Jamerson, Back (AP, UPI) Ben Zaranka, End (UPI) Pat James, Guard (UPI) Bob Fry, End (AP) Emery Clark, Back (AP) John Ignarski, Guard (UPI)

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Bob Fry, Tackle (AP) Howard Schnellenberger, End (AP) Lou Michaels, Tackle (AP) Bob Dougherty, Back (AP) J. T. Frankenberger, Tackle (UPI) Dave Kuhn, Center (UPI) Bobby Cravens, Back (UPI) Bob Lindon, Tackle (AP) Bob Talamini, Guard (AP) Calvin Bird, Back (UPI) Lloyd Hodge, Guard (AP, UPI) Tom Hutchinson, End (UPI) Calvin Bird, Back (UPI) Dave Gash, End (UPI) Irv Goode, Center (UPI) Jerry Woolum, Quarterback (UPI) Darryl Cox, Back (UPI)

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Tom Ranieri, NG (CoSIDA) Jim Kovach, LB (CoSIDA) Mark Keene, C (CoSIDA) Ken Petrowiak, C (CoSIDA) Greg Lahr, OT (CoSIDA, second team) Greg Lahr, OT (CFA) Doug Pelfrey, PK (CFA) Dean Wells, DE (CFA) Mike Schellenberger, LB (CoSIDA) Jeff Zurcher, FS (CoSIDA) Taylor Begley, K (CoSIDA) Hayden Lane, OT (CoSIDA) Antoine Huffman, CB (CoSIDA, second team) Hayden Lane, OT (CoSIDA) Jacob Tamme, TE (CoSIDA) Tim Masthay, P (CoSIDA, second team) Tim Masthay, P (CoSIDA)

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Bill Wheeler, T (Pre-Law, B+) Bill Wheeler, T (Pre-Law, B+) J. T. Frankenberger, T (Pre-Law, B) Jim Urbaniak, E (Pre-Medicine, A) Rick Norton, QB (Commerce, B+) Rick Kestner, E (History, B) John Andrighetti, E (Science, B) Joe Jacobs, SE (Pre-Dental, B+) Roger Gann, FB (Mech. Eng., A) Dave Hanson, T (Commerce, 3.68) Dave Hunter, FL (Pre-Medicine, 3.00) Rick Muench, LB (Mech. Eng.,4.00) Lee Clymer, WB (Bus. Adm., 3.17) Rick Muench, LB (Civil Eng., 3.84) Tom Ranieri, NG (Allied Health, 3.65) Jim Kovach, LB (Pre-Medicine, 3.30) Tom Ranieri, NG (Allied Health, 3.08) Jim Kovach, LB (Biology, 3.58) Ed Smolder, G (Agriculture, 3.81) Jim Kovach, LB (Biology, 3.81) Kevin Kelly, P (Education, 3.00) Craig Roberts, DL (History, 3.66) Jim Kovach, LB (Medicine, 3.60) Leon Shadowen, G (Acct./Pre-Law, 3.79) Keith Martin, T (Bus., 3.16) Rob Mangas, TE (Political Science, 3.81) Keith Martin, DL (Accounting, 3.10) Scott Schroeder, LB (Accounting, 3.00) Ron Bojalad, OL (Bus., 3.00) Keith Martin, DL (Accounting, 3.30) Scott Schroeder, LB (Accounting, 3.05)

SEC ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL 1984 — Brian Davis, DE; Gordon Jackson, DB; Matt Lucas, TE; Ken Pietrowiak, C; Jim Reichwein,

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In 1974, Tom Ranieri (left) was UK’s first Academic All-American. Hayden Lane (right) won first-team Academic All-America honors in 2005 and 2006. He also was the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Jim Kovach (left), Kentucky’s all-time leading tackler, was an Academic All-American and has been named to the Academic All-America Hall of Fame. He also played several years in the NFL and earned his medical and law degrees. Linebacker Ronnie Riley (right) was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll and is completing his doctoral degree at UK while working for the U.S. Department of Defense.


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OG; Gary Sexton, S; Mark Wheeler, TE; Brian Williams, DE 1985 — Chris Derry, FB; Kevin Dooley, QB; Eric Haas, S; Richard Ledford, WR; Matt Lucas, TE; Ken Pietrowiak, C; Bill Ransdell, QB; James Reichwein, OG; Gary Sexton, S; Tom Wilkins, DG 1986 — Kevin Dooley, QB; John Groves, FB; Scott Haire, G; Tim Jones, SE; Ken Lange, C; Matt Lucas, TE; Larry Smith, LB; Joe David Turner, G; Tom Wilkins, G 1987— Kevin Dooley, QB; Mark Higgs, TB; Jim Hill, C; Tim Jones, SE; Brad Myers, C; Mike Robinson, DE; Ken Willis, PK 1988 — Craig Benzinger, LB; Chuck Broughton, QB; Mike Cahill, LB; Doug Houser, DT; Mike Meiners, DG; Todd Meyer, CB; Jeff Nelson, P; Mike Pfeifer, OT; Bo Smith, OT; Tim Smith, TB; Ken Willis, PK 1989 — Craig Benzinger, LB; Darren Bilberry, FB; Chuck Broughton, QB; Tom Crumrine, OT; Doug Houser, DT; Bill Hulette, OG; Mike Knox, FB; Greg Lahr, OT; Freddie Maggard, QB; Mike Meiners, DG; Andy Murray, FB; Todd Perry, OG; Mike Pfeifer, OT; Ron Robinson, FS; Dean Wells, OLB; Ken Willis, PK; Tony Zigman, OLB 1990 — Jim Graves, DE; Ryan Hockman, QB; Randy Holleran, LB; Bill Hulette, OG; Greg Hunt, FL; Larry Jackson, ROV; Greg Lahr, OT; Freddie Maggard, QB; Joel Mazzella, OG; Todd Perry, OG; Brad Smith, QB; Dean Wells, OLB; Gary Willis, CB 1991 — Mark Askin, OT; Chip Garner, C; Jim Graves, DE; Bill Hawk, P; Ryan Hockman, QB; Larry Jackson, ROV; Greg Lahr, OT; Freddie Maggard, QB; Doug Pelfrey, K; Todd Perry, OG; Brad Smith, QB; Derrick Thomas, DE; Jeff Weihe, OT; Dean Wells, STR; Gary Willis, CB 1992 — Brad Armstead, FS; Mark Askin, OT; Andy Britt, OG; Mark Chatmon, SE; Dude Harper, C; Ryan Hockman, QB; Cale Langford, FS; Marty Moore, LB; David Parks, OG; Doug Pelfrey, PK; Don Robinson, CB; Reggie Smith, LB; Dean Wells, DE 1993 — Mark Askin, OT; Tim Calvert, FL; Brent Claiborne, PK; Trent DiGiuro, OG; Dude Harper, C; Chad Hayes, FB; Cale Langford, FS; Rob Manchester, SS; Ray McLaurin, TB/WB; Marty Moore, LB; Darren Murray, FB; David Parks, OL; Mike Schellenberger, LB; Jeff Speedy, QB 1994 — Mark Askin, OT; Leman Boyd, SS; Dude Harper, C; Barry Jones, OG; Rob Manchester, SS; Ray McLaurin, WB; Mike Schellenberger, LB; Jaysuma Simms, SE ; Jeff Speedy, QB; Roger Sullivan, DT; James Tucker, LB; Eric Wright, LB 1995 — Dele Ali, SS; Ben Bird, DE; Harold Dennis, WR; Billy Jack Haskins, QB; Barry Jones, OT; Rob Manchester, FS; Ray McLaurin, TB; Antonio O'Ferral, WR; Mike Schellenberger, LB; John Schlarman, C; Mike Schlegel, DT; Brian Sivinski, K; David Snardon, LB; Jeff Speedy, QB; Jason Thomas, DE 1996 — Brent Allen, WR; Cliff Bailey, OG; David Berringer, OG; Buddy Berry, CB; Ben Bird, DE; Jimmy Carter, P; Bill Coleman, K; Kris Comstock, OT; Harold Dennis, WR; Bob Holmberg, LB; Raymond McLaurin, TB; Kio Sanford, WR; Mike Schellenberger, LB; John Schlarman, OG; Tyler

Siddens, WR; Jaysuma Simms, WR; Kurt Supe, DE; Miguel Viera, LB; Stephan Walters, FS; Jeff Zurcher, SS 1997 — Cliff Bailey, OT; David Berringer, OT; Jimmy Carter, P; Kris Comstock, OT; Andy Dreisbach, LB; Bob Holmberg, LB; Jonas Liening, OT; John Rader, LB; John Schlarman, OG; Tyler Siddens, WR; Stephan Walters, FS; Littleton Ward, CB; Marc Wilson, CB; Alexander Wunder, SN; Jeff Zurcher, SS 1998 — David Berringer, OT; Dusty Bonner, QB; Jimmy Carter, P; Kris Comstock, OT; Garry Davis, WR; Corry Doyle, QB; Willie Gary, FS; Chris Gayton, SS; Seth Hanson, K; Jonas Liening, OT; Lance Mickelsen, WR; Mike Riddle, OG; Marc Samuel, K; A. J. Simon, HB; Andy Smith, P; Grayson Smith, DE; Jeremy Streck, OG; Stephan Walters, LB; Jeff Zurcher, FS 1999 — Mike Beirne, WR; Dusty Bonner, QB; Neal Brown, WR; Corry Doyle, QB; Chris Gayton, LB; Seth Hanson, K; Vincent Harrison, WR; Anthony Kelly, WR; Morris Lane, LB; Josh Parrish, OG; Mark Perry, QB; Marc Samuel, K; A. J. Simon, HB; Patrick Wiggins, SS 2000 — Mike Beirne, WR; Neal Brown, WR; Aaron Daniel, C; Nolan DeVaughn, C; Corry Doyle, TE; Willie Gary, FS; Seth Hanson, K/P; Alex Herman, WR; Derek Homer, HB; Martez Johnson, FB; Anthony Kelly, WR; Eric Kelly, CB; Morris Lane, LB; Matt Layow, DE; Kyle McDuffie, WR; Josh Parrish, OG; Mark Perry, QB; John Robinson, DT; Grayson Smith, DE; Patrick Wiggins, SS 2001 — Derek Abney, WR; Dougie Allen, WR; Coleman Barnes, SNAP; Mike Beirne, LB; James Benson, CB; Neal Brown, WR; Corry Doyle, QB; Willie Gary, FS; Seth Hanson, K/P; Tom Malloy, WR; Josh Parrish, OG; Matt Reardon, LB; Ronnie Riley, LB; Grayson Smith, DE; Jermaine White, TE; Patrick Wiggins, SS 2002 — Derek Abney, WR; Tayo Agboke, S; Coleman Barnes, SN; Taylor Begley, K; Mike Beirne, LB; Aaron Boone, WR; Matt Brown, OT; Daniel Burnett, C; Alexis Bwenge, RB; Jeremy Caudill, DT; Tommy Cook, WR; Nolan DeVaughn, C; Jeremiah Drobney, TE; Chris Gayton, S; Otis Grigsby, DE; Seth Hanson, K; Justin Haydock, LB; Daniel Hopewell, WR; Matt Huff, OT; Antoine Huffman, CB; Gary Hughes, WR; Mike Kamphake, RB; Anthony Kelly, WR; Brandon Lesniewski, OG; Gerad Parker, WR; Ronnie Riley, LB; John Robinson, DT; Jason Rollins, OG; Nigel Smith, FS; Jacob Steuber, DE; Anthony Thornton, P; Daniel Wetzel, P; Patrick Wiggins, S 2003 — Derek Abney, WR; Taylor Begley, K; Chris Bernard, WR; Shane Boyd, QB; Joe Brady, OG; Daniel Burnett, C; Alexis Bwenge, RB; Dominick DeVastey, WR; Jeremiah Drobney, TE; Clem Fennell, CB; Justin Haydock, LB; Matt Huff, OT; Antoine Huffman, CB; Hayden Lane, OT; Brandon Lesniewski, OG; Kurt Myers, TE; Gerad Parker, WR; Clint Ruth, K; Justin Sprowles, FB; Jacob Steuber, DE; Sevin Sucurovic, P; Anthony Thornton, P; Russ Throckmorton, FS 2004 — Trey Barclay, QB; Taylor Begley, K; Alexis Bwenge, RB; Draak Davis, TB; Jeremiah Drobney, TE; Clem Fennell, CB; Richard Gray, NT; Dallas Greer, FS; Justin Haydock, LB; Andrew Hopewell,

TB; Matt Huff, OG; Antoine Huffman, CB; Kurt Jackson, TE; Hayden Lane, OT; Lamar Mills, NT; Gerad Parker, WR; Jon Sumrall, LB; Jacob Tamme, WR; Anthony Thornton, P; Russ Throckmorton, SS; Sevin Sucurovic, P; Trai Williams, OG 2005 — Michael Aitcheson, OG; Arliss Beach, TB; Taylor Begley, K; Karl Booker, FS; Keenan Burton, WR; Alexis Bwenge, FB; Terry Clayton, LB; Tommy Cook, WR; Patrick Daly, OT; Draak Davis, TB; Jeremiah Drobney, TE; Richard Gray, DT; Dallas Greer, SS; Antoine Huffman, CB; Hayden Lane, OT; Rocco Maragas, QB; Matt McCutchan, C; Martin McPherson, FS; Lamar Mills, DT; Eric Mueller, DE; Brian Scott, K; Eric Scott, DE; Travis Slaydon, C; Jacob Tamme, TE 2006 — Michael Aitcheson, OT; Patrick Barnette, LB; Terry Clayton, LB; Jason Dickerson, SN; Dallas Greer, FS; J. J. Housley, K; Brad Hart, SN; Hayden Lane, OT; Rocco Maragas, QB; Tim Masthay, P; Robbie McAtee, WR; Martin McPherson, FS; Lamar Mills, DT; Austin Moss, DT; Adam Richey, SS; Michael Schwindel, SS; Brian Scott, K; Travis Slaydon, C; Jacob Tamme, TE; Durrell White, DE; Trai Williams, OG; Wesley Woodyard, LB 2007 — Jess Beets, OG; Trey Bowland, TB; Anthony Cecil, WR; Terry Clayton, LB; Greg Curtin, LS; Marcus Davis, C; Daryl Faulkner, CB; Brad Hart, LS; J. J. Housley, K; Rafael Little, TB; Jayce Long, WR; Dicky Lyons, WR; Tim Masthay, P; Robbie McAtee, CB; Martin McPherson, FS; Shomari Moore, CB; Austin Moss, DT; Sean Murphy, WR; A.J. Nance, LB; Clay Pear, LS; Corey Peters, DT; Michael Schwindel, SS; Jacob Tamme, TE; Brandon Thurmond, LB; Wesley Woodyard, LB; Chris Wraley, WR 2008 — Jess Beets, OG; Ross Bogue, TE; Marcus Davis, C; Brad Durham, OT; Daryl Faulkner, CB; Antwane Glenn, DT; Ahmad Grigsby, CB; Brad Hart, LS; J.J. Helton, LS; Stuart Hines, OG; J.J. Housley, K; Ventrell Jenkins, DE; Matt Lentz, SS; Ricky Lumpkin, DT; Dicky Lyons, WR; Tim Masthay, P; Robbie McAtee, CB; Luke McDermott, DT; Greg Meisner, DE; Josh Minton, DE; Shomari Moore, CB; Austin Moss, DE; Billy Joe Murphy, OT; A.J. Nance, LB; Nii Adjei Oninku, DE; Corey Peters, DT; Tyler Sargent, QB; Michael Schwindel, LB; Alfonso Smith, TB; Taiedo Smith, SS; Brandon Thurmond, LB 2009 — Stephen Ball, FB; Ross Bogue, TE; Clay Cecil, SS; Marcus Davis, C; Jacob Dufrene, LB; Brad Durham, OT; Daryl Faulkner, CB; Antwane Glenn, DT; Stuart Hines, OG; Matt Lentz, SS; Greg Meisner, DE; Anthony Mosley, CB; Billy Joe Murphy, OT; A.J. Nance, FB; Corey Peters, DT; Tyler Sargent, QB; Patrick Simmons, K; Taiedo Smith, S; Brandon Thurmond, LB 2010 — Brian Adams, WR; Ed Berry, WR; Marcus Davis, C; Stephen Duff, OG; Brad Durham, OT; Alex Dutton, WR; Nathan Dutton, WR; Antwane Glenn, DT; Stuart Hines, OG; Jake Lanefski, OG; Derrick Locke, TB; Luke McDermott, DT; Craig McIntosh, K; Greg Meisner, FB; Ryan Mossakowski, QB; Billy Joe Murphy, OT; Morgan Newton, QB; Tyler Sargent, QB; Patrick Simmons, K; Matt Smith, C; Taiedo Smith, S; Ronnie Sneed, LB

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MISCELLANEOUS HONORS AND AWARDS KENTUCKY HONOR ROLL NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION COLLEGE HALL OF FAME The National Football Foundation inducts former great coaches and players into the College Football Hall of Fame. 1947-50 1949-51 1946-53 1955-57 1982-89

Bob Gain . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Babe Parilli . . . . .Quarterback Paul “Bear” Bryant . . . .Coach Lou Michaels . . . . . . . .Tackle Jerry Claiborne . . . . . .Coach

NATIONAL FOOTBALL FOUNDATION SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARD The National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame annually, beginning in 1951, honors scholar-athletes from universities around the nation and presents them with scholarships for post-graduate work. 1982 1979 1998 2007

Rob Mangas . . . . . . . . .Tight End Leon Shadowen . . . . .Off. Guard Jeff Zurcher . . . . . . .Free Safety Jacob Tamme . . . . . . . .Tight End

NCAA POST-GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP The National Collegiate Athletic Association annually, beginning in 1964, honors scholar-athletes from universities around the nation and presents them with post-graduate scholarships. 1976 1979 1983

Tom Ranieri . . . . . . . .Linebacker Jim Kovach . . . . . . . .Linebacker Keith Martin . . . . . . . .Def. Guard

OUTLAND TROPHY The Outland Trophy is presented annually to the outstanding interior lineman in collegiate football by the Football Writers Association of America. 1950 Bob Gain . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle MOSI TATUPU AWARD The Mosi Tatupu Award was presented annually to the outstanding senior special teams player in collegiate football by the Hula Bowl Maui. 2002

Glenn Pakulak . . . . . . . . . .Punter

BOBBY BOWDEN AWARD The Bobby Bowden Award is presented annually by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes to a Division I football player who epitomizes a student-athlete and conducts himself as a faith model in the community, in the classroom and on the field. 2007 Jacob Tamme . . . . . . . .Tight End

RUDY AWARD The Rudy Award is presented by The Rudy Foundation to the most inspirational player in America. 2007 Terry Clayton . . . . . . .Linebacker REGIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR 1984 Jerry Claiborne . .AFCA Region 2 1997 Hal Mumme . . . .AFCA Region 2 1999 Hal Mumme . . . . .Football News South/SW Region SEC COACH OF THE YEAR The SEC Coach of the Year award selected by The Associated Press and league coaches. The award was sponsored by the Nashville Banner from 1933-97. 1950 1954 1977 1983

Paul Bryant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .AP Blanton Collier . . . . . . . .Coaches Fran Curci . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .AP Jerry Claiborne . . . . . . . . . . . .AP

SEC PLAYER OF THE YEAR The SEC Player of the Year award as selected by league coaches. The award was sponsored by the Nashville Banner from 1933-97. 1950 1957 1973 1998

Babe Parilli. . . . . . . .Quarterback Lou Michaels. . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Sonny Collins. . . . .Running Back Tim Couch . . . . . . . .Quarterback

“UNSUNG HERO” ALL-AMERICAN COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHRONICLE 1996 John Schlarman Offensive Guard 1997 Bamidele Ali . . . . .Defensive End ALL-AMERICA FARM TEAM SUCCESSFUL FARMING MAGAZINE 1996 Jonas Liening, OT . . . .First Team 1997 Jonas Liening, OT . . . .First Team 1998 Jonas Liening, OT . . . .First Team 1998 Lance Mickelsen, WR Hon. Mention 1999 Jeff Snedegar, LB . . . .First Team 2000 Nolan DeVaughn, C Second Team ATLANTA TOUCHDOWN CLUB AWARD The Atlanta Touchdown Club Awards have been given since 1939 to the outstanding players in the Southeast. 1949 1950 1957 1995 1998 2002 2002

Bob Gain . . . . . . . . . . . .Lineman Babe Parilli . . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Lou Michaels . . . . . . . . .Lineman Moe Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Tim Couch . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Derek Abney . . . .Special Teams Randall Cobb . . . .Special Teams

Quarterback Vito “Babe” Parilli is one of five Wildcats in the College Football Hall of Fame, along with Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, Bob Gain, Lou Michaels, and Coach Jerry Claiborne. ATLANTA CONSTITUTION AWARD 1950 Babe Parilli . . . . . . .Quarterback 1951 Babe Parilli . . . . . . .Quarterback 1951 Doug Moseley . . . . . . . . . .Center 1953 Ray Correll . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard BILL FAULKNER AWARD (WILDCAT TOUCHDOWN CLUB) 1992 Jerry Claiborne . . . . . . . . .Coach 1993 Brent Claiborne . . . . . . . . . . .PK BIRMINGHAM POST-HERALD AWARD 1974 Sonny Collins . . . .Running Back BIRMINGHAM QB CLUB QUARTER-CENTURY ALL-SEC TEAM (1950-74) 1951-53 Steve Meilinger . . . . . . . .End 1947-50 Bob Gain . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1955-57 Lou Michaels . . . . . . . .Tackle BIRMINGHAM QUARTERBACK CLUB AWARD The Birmingham QB Club annually selects the outstanding back and lineman in the SEC. 1949 1950

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Lou Michaels . . . . . . . . .Lineman Derrick Ramsey . . . . . . . . . .Back Derek Abney . . . .Special Teams

BIRMINGHAM TOUCHDOWN CLUB AWARD The Birmingham Touchdown Club selected the outstanding senior player and assistant coach in the SEC. 1976 1988

Art Still . . . . . . . . .Defensive End Terry Strock . . . . . . .Asst. Coach

ESPN “ALL-MAYDAY” TEAM A national team selected by ESPN in honor of players who show extraordinary toughness and determination during their collegiate football careers. 2005 2006 2007

Tommy Cook . . . .Wide Receiver Lamar Mills . . . .Defensive Tackle Keenan Burton . . .Wide Receiver

HELMS FOUNDATION HALL OF FAME AWARD 1927-33 Harry Gamage . . . . . . .Coach 1949-50 Babe Parilli . . . . .Quarterback 1955-57 Lou Michaels . . . . . . . .Tackle


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JACOBS TROPHY The Jacobs Trophy has been given annually since 1935 by Dr. W.J. Jacobs of Clinton, S.C., to the outstanding blocker in the Southeastern Conference based on a poll of league coaches. 1976

Warren Bryant . . . . . .Off. Tackle

WASHINGTON TOUCHDOWN CLUB AWARD 1950 Babe Parilli . . . . . . .Quarterback 1957 Lou Michaels . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA (SINCE 1986) 1986 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ron Robinson, DB The Sporting News (1st Team) 1988 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jerry Bell, DG Football News (1st Team) 1988 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Greg Lahr, OT Football News (1st Team) 1989 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chuck Bradley, OT Football News (1st Team) 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Moe Williams, TB Football News (2nd Team) 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Willie Gary, FS The Sporting News (1st Team) 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Matt Brown, OT The Sporting News (3rd Team) 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .David Johnson, SS The Sporting News (1st Team) 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Dennis Johnson, DE The Sporting News (2nd Team) 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kip Sixbery, OG The Sporting News (1st Team) Football News (2nd Team) 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Antonio Hall, OT Rivals.com (1st Team) The Sporting News (3rd Team) 2000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Chad Scott, RB The Sporting News (3rd Team) 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Lamar Mills, NT The Sporting News (1st Team) 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Durrell White, LB The Sporting News (3rd Team) 2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ricky Abren, NT Rivals.com (2nd Team) CollegeSportsReport.com (3rd team) 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Braxton Kelley, LB Rivals.com (2nd Team) The Sporting News (3rd Team) 2006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Trevard Lindley, CB Rivals.com , TSN, FWAA (1st Team) 2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Taylor Wyndham, DE Phil Steele’s College Football (2nd Team) CollegeFootballNews.com (3rd Team) 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jordan Aumiller, TE Phil Steele’s College Football (4th Team) 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Qua Huzzie, LB Phil Steele’s College Football (5th Team)

ALL-TIME KENTUCKY TEAMS SELECTED IN 1990 FOR THE 100TH SEASON OF KENTUCKY FOOTBALL LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER

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Offense E Tom Hutchinson OL Warren Bryant OL Sam Ball OL Ray Correll OL Irv Goode OL Doug Moseley E Steve Meilinger QB Babe Parilli Back Rodger Bird Back Sonny Collins Back Shipwreck Kelly Kicker Joey Worley

Offense E Tom Hutchinson T Sam Ball T Warren Bryant G Gene Donaldson G Dermontti Dawson C Jay Rhodemyre E Steve Meilinger QB Babe Parilli Back Bob Davis Back Sonny Collins Back Mark Higgs Kicker Joey Worley

Defense DL Bob Gain DL Lou Michaels DL Art Still DL Dave Roller DL Jeff Van Note LB Joe Federspiel LB Jay Rhodemyre DB Paul Calhoun DB Jerry Claiborne DB Darryl Bishop DB Mike Siganos Ret. Dicky Lyons

Defense DL Bob Gain DL Lou Michaels DL Art Still DL Ray Correll DL Jeff Van Note LB Joe Federspiel LB Jim Kovach LB Frank LeMaster DB Mike Siganos DB Paul Calhoun DB Rodger Bird P Ralph Kercheval

COACHES’ SEC ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM 2000 Derek Abney . . . .Wide Receiver Antonio Hall . . . .Offensive Tackle Dewayne Robertson . . .Defensive Tackle Chad Scott . . . . . .Running Back 2001 Ellery Moore . . .Defensive Tackle 2002 Taylor Begley . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker Deion Holts . . . . . .Defensive End 2003 Lamar Mills . . . . . . .Nose Tackle Durrell White . . . . . . .Linebacker 2004 Wesley Woodyard . . .Linebacker 2005 David Jones . . . . . . .Cornerback 2005 Braxton Kelley . . . . . .Linebacker 2005 Shomari Moore . . . . .Cornerback 2006 Justin Jeffries . .Offensive Tackle 2006 Micah Johnson . . . . . .Linebacker 2006 Trevard Lindley . . . . .Cornerback 2006 Lones Seiber . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 2008 Randall Cobb . . . . . . . . .QB/WR 2009 Larry Warford . .Offensive Guard 2010 Jordan Aumiller . . . . . .Tight End KNOXVILLE NEWS-SENTINEL SEC ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM 1986 Vic Adams . . . .Defensive Guard Ron Robinson . . .Defensive Back 1987 Chris Tolbert . . . .Defensive Back 1988 Greg Lahr . . . . .Offensive Tackle Jerry Bell . . . . .Defensive Guard 1989 Kurt Johnson . . . . . . . . . .Flanker Chuck Bradley . .Offensive Tackle 1990 Terry Samuels . . . . . . . .Fullback 1991 Mark Askin . . . .Offensive Tackle

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Damon Betz . . . . . . .Nose Guard Melvin Johnson . . . . .Free Safety David Snardon . . . . . . . . .Bandit Moe Williams . . . . . . . . .Tailback Chad Hudson . . . . . . .Linebacker Kio Sanford . . . . . .Kick Returner John Schlarman Offensive Guard Jonas Liening . .Offensive Tackle Marvin Major . .Defensive Tackle Craig Yeast . . . . . .Wide Receiver David De La Perralle . . .OffensiveTackle Derick Logan . . . . . . . . .Tailback George Massey Defensive Tackle Chad Spencer . . . . . . .Tight End Willie Gary . . . . . . . .Free Safety Seth Hanson . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker Derek Homer . . . . . . . . .Halfback Matt Brown . . . .Offensive Tackle David Johnson . . . .Strong Safety Kip Sixbery . . . .Offensive Guard Derek Abney . . . .Wide Receiver Antonio Hall . . . .Offensive Tackle Jared Lorenzen . . . .Quarterback Dewayne Robertson . . .Defensive Tackle Chad Scott . . . . . .Running Back Ellery Moore . . .Defensive Tackle Taylor Begley . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker Keenan Burton . . .Wide Receiver Lamar Mills . . . . . . .Nose Tackle Durrell White . . . . . . .Linebacker

THE SPORTING NEWS SEC ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM 2004 Ricky Abren . . . . . . .Nose Tackle Aaron Miller . . . .Offensive Tackle 2005 Braxton Kelley . . . . . .Linebacker 2006 Trevard Lindley . . . . .Cornerback LAKELAND (FLA.) LEDGER 25-YEAR ALL-SEC TEAM (1961-85) 1973-76 1974-77

Warren Bryant . .Off. Lineman Art Still . . . . . . . .Def. Lineman

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE OFFENSE/DEFENSE/SPECIAL TEAMS OFFENSIVE LINEMAN/DEFENSIVE LINEMAN/FRESHMAN PLAYER OF THE WEEK Oct. 11, 1985 . . . . . . . . . .Mike Velotta, DT, vs. Misssissippi State Nov. 8, 1986 . . . . . . . . Ivy Joe Hunter, TB, vs. Vanderbilt Nov. 15, 1986 . . . . . . . . .Bill Ransdell, QB, vs. Florida Oct. 10, 1987 . . . . . . . . . .Mark Higgs, TB, vs. Mississippi Oct. 22, 1988 . . . . . . . . .Alfred Rawls, TB, vs. Georgia Nov. 5, 1988 . . . . . . . .Randy Holleran, LB, vs. Vanderbilt Nov. 11, 1989 . . . . . . . .Oliver Barnett, DT, at Vanderbilt Sept. 1, 1990 . . . . . . . . .Joey Couch, NG, vs. Central Michigan Oct. 27, 1990 . . . . . . . . . . . . .Al Baker, FB, vs. Georgia Nov. 16, 1991 . . . . . . .Don Robinson, CB, at Florida Sept. 19, 1992 . . . . . . . . .Dean Wells, DE, vs. Indiana Sept. 11, 1993 . . . . . . . .Marty Moore, LB, vs. Florida Sept. 23, 1995 . . . . . . . .Moe Williams, TB, at South Carolina Oct. 26, 1996 . . .Mike Schellenberger, LB, vs. Georgia Aug. 30, 1997 . . . . . . . . . .Tim Couch, QB, vs. Louisville Oct. 4, 1997 . . . . . . . . . . .Tim Couch, QB, vs. Alabama Sept. 26, 1998 . . . . . . . .Craig Yeast, WR, at Florida Oct. 17, 1998 . . . . . . . . . .Tim Couch, QB, at LSU Oct. 16, 1999 . . . . . . .Anthony Wajda, FS, vs. LSU Nov. 13, 1999 . . . . . . .Patrick Wiggins, SS, vs. Vanderbilt Sept. 1, 2002 . . . . . . . . . .Taylor Begley, K, vs. Louisville Sept. 7, 2002 . . . . . . .Jared Lorenzen, QB, vs. Texas-El Paso

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION “GOOD WORKS” TEAM 1992 Doug Pelfrey . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 1994 Leon Smith . . . . . . . . . .Split End 1996 Kurt Supe . . . . . . .Defensive End 1998 Jimmy Carter . . . . . . . . . .Punter AFCA 1999 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008

Coach Joker Phillips, Michael Aitcheson, Durrell White, Matt McCutchan, and Coach Rich Brooks participated for the winning North team in the inaugural IntaJuice North-South All-Star Game following the 2006 season. Sept. 28, 2002 . . . . . . . .Derek Abney, KR, vs. Florida Oct. 19, 2002 . . . . . . . . .Derek Abney, KR, vs. Arkansas Nov. 2, 2002 . . . . . . . . . .Derek Abney, KR, vs. Mississippi State Sept. 20, 2003 . . . . .Anthony Thornton, P, vs. Indiana Oct. 25, 2003 . . . . . . . . .Derek Abney, KR, vs. Mississippi State Sept. 18, 2004 . . . . . .Matt McCutchan, C, vs. Indiana Oct. 29, 2005 . . . . . . . . . .Rafael Little, TB, vs. Mississippi State Nov. 12, 2005 . . . . . . . . .Rafael Little, KR, vs. Vanderbilt Sept. 16, 2006 . . . . .Andre’ Woodson, QB, vs. Ole Miss Oct. 28, 2006 . . . . . . .Keenan Burton, KR, vs. Mississippi State Nov. 4, 2006 . . . . . . . .Trevard Lindley, CB, (freshman) vs. Georgia Nov. 11, 2006 . . . . . .Andre’ Woodson, QB, vs. Vanderbilt Nov. 18, 2006 . . . . . . .Matt McCutchan, C, vs. Louisiana-Monroe Sept. 8, 2007 . . . . . . . . .Jason Leger, OG, vs. Kent State Sept. 15, 2007 . . . . .Andre’ Woodson, QB, vs. Louisville Sept. 22, 2007 . . . .Wesley Woodyard, LB, vs. Arkansas Sept. 22, 2007 . . . . . . . .Jason Leger, OG, vs. Arkansas Sept. 29, 2007 . . . . . . .Garry Williams, OT, vs. Florida Atlantic Oct. 13, 2007 . . . . . .Andre’ Woodson, QB, vs. LSU Nov. 10, 2007 . . . . . .Jeremy Jarmon, DE, (defensive lineman award) vs. Vanderbilt

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Aug. 31, 2008 . . . . . . . . .Myron Pryor, DT, (defensive player award) vs. Vanderbilt Sept. 13, 2008 . . . . . . .Mike Hartline, QB, vs. Middle Tennessee Sept. 27, 2008 . . . . . . .Garry Williams, OT, vs. Western Kentucky Oct. 18, 2008 . . . . .Randall Cobb, WR/QB (freshman) vs. Arkansas Nov. 1, 2008 . . . . . . .Ventrell Jenkins, DE, (defensive lineman award) vs. Miss. State Sept. 5, 2009 . . . . . . .Trevard Lindley, CB, vs. Miami (Ohio) Sept. 19, 2009 . . . . . . .Derrick Locke, KR, vs. Louisville Oct. 10, 2009 . . . . . . . . .Corey Peters, DT, (defensive lineman award) vs. S. Carolina Oct. 17, 2009 . . . . . . .Micah Johnson, LB, vs. Auburn Oct. 24, 2009 . . . . . . . .Jorge Gonzalez, C vs. University of Louisiana at Monroe Nov. 7, 2009 . . . . . . . .Morgan Newton, QB (freshman award) vs. Eastern Kentucky Nov. 14, 2009 . . . . . . . . .Corey Peters, DT, (defensive lineman award) vs. Vanderbilt Nov. 21, 2009 . . . . . . . . .Sam Maxwell, LB, vs. Georgia Sept. 4, 2010 . . . . . .Danny Trevathan, LB, vs. Louisville Oct. 16, 2010 . . . . . . . .Mike Hartline, QB, vs. South Carolina Nov. 13, 2010 . . . . . . . .DeQuin Evans, DE (defensive lineman award) vs. Vanderbilt SOUTHEAST AREA ALL-TIME FOOTBALL TEAM (1920-69) 1949-51 Babe Parilli . . . . . . .Quarterback 1931-33 Ralph Kercheval . . . . . . . .Punter NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ACADEMIC ADVISORS AWARD 1994 Delandual Conwell . . .Linebacker

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SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE “GOOD WORKS” TEAM 1994 Leon Smith . . . . . . . . . .Split End 1995 Leon Smith . . . . . .Wide Receiver 1996 Littleton Ward . . . . . .Cornerback 1997 Jimmy Carter . . . . . . . . . .Punter 1998 Jeff Zurcher . . . . . . .Free Safety 1999 Seth Hanson . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 2000 Jimmy Robinson . .Wide Receiver 2001 Anthony Kelly . . . .Wide Receiver 2002 Antonio Hall . . . .Offensive Tackle 2003 Daniel Burnett . . . . . . . . . .Center 2004 Antoine Huffman . . . .Cornerback 2005 Jeremiah Drobney . . . .Tight End 2006 Jacob Tamme . . . . . . . .Tight End 2007 Keenan Burton . . .Wide Receiver 2008 David Jones . . . . . . .Cornerback 2009 Alfonso Smith . . . . . . . . .Tailback 2010 Marcus Davis . . . . .Center/Guard ALL-TIME SUGAR BOWL TEAM 1951 Bob Gain . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1951 Walt Yowarsky . . . . . . . . . .Tackle ALL-TIME COTTON BOWL TEAM 1952 Babe Parilli . . . . . . .Quarterback 1952 Ray Correll . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1952 Emery Clark . . . . . . . . .Halfback PEACH BOWL HALL OF FAME Jerry Claiborne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Coach Art Stil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Defensive End

ALL-STAR GAMES ALL-AMERICAN BOWL 1959 Bobby Cravens . . . . . . .Halfback 1960* Calvin Bird . . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1968 Dicky Lyons . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1969 Dick Palmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1970 Dave Hardt . . . . . . . . . . . .Punter Dave Roller . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1971 Joe Federspiel . . . . . .Linebacker 1975 Vin Hoover . . . . . . . . . .Tight End Steve Campassi . . . . . . .Tailback * most valuable back

ALL-STAR GRIDIRON CLASSIC (ORLANDO, FLA.) 1998 Kris Comstock . .Offensive Tackle 1999 James Whalen** . . . . . .Tight End Anthony White . . . .Running Back 2000 Derek Homer . . . . .Running Back Eric Kelly . . . . . . . . . .Cornerback Matt Layow . . . . . .Defensive End Marlon McCree . . . . . .Linebacker 2004 Vincent Burns . . . .Defensive End ** injured, did not play BLUE-GRAY GAME {MONTGOMERY, ALA.} 1939 Luke Lindon . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1940 Joe Bailey . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1942 Clyde Johnson . . . . . . . . .Tackle Clark Wood . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1944 Wash Serini . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1946 Wash Serini . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Leo Yarutis . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1947 Jay Rhodemyre . . . . . . . . .Center Wash Serini . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Paul “Bear” Bryant . . . . . . . .Staff 1952 John Griggs . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1953 Tommy Adkins . . . . . . . . .Center Ralph Paolone . . . . . . . .Fullback Paul “Bear” Bryant . . . . . . . .Staff 1954 Neil Lowry . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1955 Bob Hardy . . . . . . . .Quarterback Dick Moloney . . . . . . . . .Halfback Howard Schellenberger . . . . .End 1958 Bobby Cravens . . . . . . .Halfback Jim Miller . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard Blanton Collier . . . . .Head Coach 1959 George Boone . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1960 Jerry Eisaman . . . . .Quarterback Lloyd Hodge . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1961 Bob Butler . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1962 Charlie Bradshaw . . . . . . . .Staff 1963 Herschel Turner . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1966 Calvin Withrow . . . . . . . . .Center Larry Seiple . . . . .Wide Receiver 1968 Dicky Lyons . . . . . . . . . .Halfback Jeff Van Note . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1972 Ken King . . . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1977 Will Grant . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1978 Chris Hill . . . . . . . .Running Back 1979 Richard Jaffe . . . . . .Nose Guard 1980 Ken Roark . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1985 Jon Dumbauld . . . . . .Def. Tackle Maurice Douglass . . . .Def. Back 1986 Jerry Claiborne . . . . . . . . . .Staff Cornell Burbage . . . .W. Receiver 1987 Mark Higgs . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Dermontti Dawson . . .Off. Guard Jerry Reese . . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1988 Ivy Joe Hunter . . . . . . . .Tailback David Johnson . . . . .Cornerback 1989 Oliver Barnett . . . . . . .Def. Tackle Alfred Rawls . . . . . . . . . .Tailback


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1990

1992

1995 1996 1997 2003

Al Baker . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Phil Logan . . . . . . . . . . .Split End Randy Holleran . . . . .Linebacker Doug Pelfrey . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker Dean Wells . . . . . . . . . .Def. End Chuck Bradley . . . . . .Off. Tackle Donté Key . . . . . . . . .Linebacker Van Hiles . . . . . . . . .Cornerback Chris Ward . . . . . . . . . . .Def. End Kio Sanford . . . . .Wide Receiver Jeremy Caudill . . . . . . . .Def. End Nick Seitze . . . . . . . . . . . .Center

CANADIAN-AMERICAN GAME (TAMPA, FLA.) 1977 Mike Martin . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1978 James Ramey . . . . . .Def. Tackle CHARITY GAME (NEW YORK CITY, N.Y.) 1930 Floppy Forquer . . . . . . . . .Guard Conrad Rose Tom Phipps . . . . . . . . . .Fullback COACHES ALL-AMERICA GAME (LUBBOCK, TEXAS) 1954 Steve Meilinger . . . . . . . . . . .End Ray Correll . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1963 Tom Hutchinson . . . . . . . . . .End Blanton Collier . . . . . . . . . . .Staff 1966 Sam Ball . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Rodger Bird . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1970 Dick Palmer . . . . . . . . . .Def. End 1971 Dave Hardt . . . . . . . . . .Def. End COLLEGE ALL-STAR GAME (CHICAGO, ILL.) 1948* Jay Rhodemyre . . . . . . . . .Center 1950 Harry Ulinski . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1951 Bob Gain . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Walt Yowarsky . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1952* Babe Parilli . . . . . . .Quarterback Doug Moseley . . . . . . . . . .Center Jim Mackenzie . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1954 Steve Meilinger . . . . . . . . . . .End 1958 Lou Michaels . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1962 Irv Goode . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1963 Tom Hutchinson . . . . . . . . . .End 1966 Sam Ball . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Rodger Bird . . . . . . . . . .Tailback * most valuable player COPPER BOWL (PHOENIX, ARIZ.) 1960 Calvin Bird . . . . . . . . . . .Halfback CRUSADE BOWL (BALTIMORE, MD.) 1962 Junior Hawthorne . . . . . . .Tackle

EAST-WEST SHRINE GAME (SAN FRANCISCO THROUGH ‘06; HOUSTON 2007-PRESENT) 1954 Ray Correll . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard Steve Meilinger . . . . . . . . . . .End 1957 Bob Dougherty . . . . . . . . . .Back J.T. Frankenberger . . . . . . .Tackle Dave Kuhn . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1958 Lou Michaels . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1961 Irv Goode . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1962 Tom Hutchinson . . . . . . . . . .End 1972 Dan Neal . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1973 Bubba McCollum . . .Nose Guard 1974 Rick Nuzum . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1975 Wally Pesuit . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle Sonny Collins . . . .Running Back 1977 Derrick Ramsey . . . .Quarterback Art Still . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Def. End Dallas Owens . . . . . . . .Def. Back Fran Curci . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Staff 1984 George Adams . . . . . . . .Tailback 1985 Russell Hairston . . . . . .Def. Back 1990 Randy Holleran** . . . .Linebacker 1992 Todd Perry . . . . . . . . .Off. Guard Dean Wells . . . . . . . . . .Def. End 1993 Marty Moore . . . . . . .Linebacker 1994 Melvin Johnson . . . . .Free Safety 1999 Anthony White . . . .Running Back 2003 Antonio Hall . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle 2008 Myron Pryor . . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 2008 Johnny Williams . . . . .Linebacker **did not play because of injury HULA BOWL (HONOLULU/MAUI, HAWAII) 1951 Babe Parilli . . . . . . .Quarterback 1954 Steve Meilinger . . . . . . . . . . .End 1957* Lou Michaels . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1961 Calvin Bird . . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1962 Irv Goode . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1963 Tom Hutchinson . . . . . . . . . .End 1964 Bill Jenkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1970 Dave Roller . . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1973 Darryl Bishop . . . . . .Free Safety 1974 Rick Nuzum . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1975 Sonny Collins . . . .Running Back 1976 Warren Bryant . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1977 Art Still . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Def. End Fran Curci . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Staff 1978 Jim Kovach . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1979 Larry Carter . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1981 Jim Campbell . . . . . . . .Tight End 1982 Andy Molls . . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1983 Kerry Baird . . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1984 Paul Calhoun . . . . . .Free Safety 1985 Jon Dumbauld . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1987 Mark Higgs . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1998 Kris Comstock . . . . . .Off. Tackle 2000 Kenneth Grant . . . . .Cornerback Derek Homer . . . . .Running Back Marlon McCree . . . . .Linebacker

2002 Glenn Pakulak . . . . . . . . .Punter 2003 Nick Seitze . . . . . . . . . . . .Center * most outstanding lineman INTAJUICE ALL-STAR GAME (HOUSTON, TEX.) 2006 Michael Aitcheson . . . . . . . . .OT Matt McCutchan . . . . . . . .Center Durrell White . . . . . . . . .Def. End Rich Brooks . . . . . . .Asst. Coach Joker Phillips . . . . . .Asst. Coach JAPAN BOWL (TOKYO, JAPAN) 1976 Sonny Collins . . . .Running Back Fran Curci . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Staff 1977* Art Still . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Def. End 1978 Kelly Kirchbaum . . . . .Linebacker 1981 Jim Campbell . . . . . . . .Tight End 1982 Andy Molls . . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1984 Paul Calhoun . . . . . .Free Safety 1988 Ivy Joe Hunter . . . . . . . .Tailback 1990** Randy Holleran . . . . .Linebacker 1991 Greg Lahr . . . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1992 Todd Perry . . . . . . . . .Off. Guard * outstanding defensive player **injured MAGNOLIA GRIDIRON CLASSIC (JACKSON, MISS.) 2005 Scott Mitchell . . . . .Wide Receiver Joker Phillips . . . . . . .Head Coach NORTH-SOUTH SHRINE GAME (MIAMI, FLA.) 1932 Frank Seale . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1933 Ralph Kercheval . . . . . .Def. Back 1952 Frank Fuller . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Bob Fry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1962 Jerry Woolum . . . . .Quarterback Dave Gash . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End Junior Hawthorne . . . . . . .Tackle 1963 Darrell Cox . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1965 Sam Ball . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Rodger Bird . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1969 Dick Palmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1970 Dave Hardt . . . . . . . . . . . .Punter Dave Roller . . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1971* Joe Federspiel . . . . . .Linebacker Bill Bushong . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1973 Darryl Bishop . . . . . .Free Safety Frank LeMaster . . . . .Linebacker * most valuable player PARADISE BOWL (ST. GEORGE, UTAH) 2002 Aaron Boone . . . .Wide Receiver Otis Grigsby . . . . .Defensive End Chase Harp . . . . . . . . .Tight End

1953 1954 1955

John Griggs . . . . . . . . . . .Center Ray Correll . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard Bob Hardy . . . . . . . .Quarterback Howard Schellenberger . . . . .End 1963 Herschel Turner . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1966 Rodger Bird . . . . . . . . . .Halfback Rick Kestner . . . . . . . . . . . . .End Sam Ball . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1975 Wally Pesuit . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1977* Randy Burke . . . . . . . . .Split End Dallas Owens . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1984 George Adams . . . . . . . .Tailback 1985 Jon Dumbauld . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1987 Dermontti Dawson . . .Off. Guard 1989 Oliver Barnett . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1992 Chuck Bradley . . . . . .Off. Tackle Todd Perry . . . . . . . . .Off. Guard Dean Wells . . . . . . . . . .Def. End 1994** Melvin Johnson . . . . .Free Safety 1997 Kio Sanford . . . . .Wide Receiver 1998 Craig Yeast . . . . . .Wide Receiver 2000 Omar Smith . . . . . . .Off. Lineman 2007 Rafael Little . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Jacob Tamme . . . . . . . .Tight End Andre’ Woodson . . .Quarterback Wesley Woodyard . . .Linebacker ***Keenan Burton .Wide Receiver 2009 John Conner . . . . . . . . .Fullback Trevard Lindley . . . . .Cornerback 2010 Derrick Locke . . . . . . . . .Tailback *most valuable offensive player **most valuable defensive player ***did not play because of injury SENIOR CHRISTIAN BOWL (MURFREESBORO, TENN.) 1955 Bill Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Ray Callahan . . . . . . . . . . .Guard Blanton Collier . . . . . . . . . . .Staff 1956 Bob Dougherty . . . . . . . .Fullback Dave Kuhn . . . . . . . . . . . .Center J.T. Frankenberger . . . . . . .Tackle 1957 Lou Michaels . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Blanton Collier . . . . . . . . . . .Staff 1961 Irv Goode . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1962 Tom Hutchinson . . . . . . . . . .End TEXAS VS. THE NATION (EL PASO, TEXAS) 2007 Eric Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 2008 Marcus McClinton . . .Free Safety 2009 Zipp Duncan . . .Offensive Tackle Alfonso Smith . . . . . . . . .Tailback 2010 Ricky Lumpkin .Defensive Tackle Chris Matthews . .Wide Receiver

SENIOR BOWL (MOBILE, ALA.) 1951 Bob Gain . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1952 Babe Parilli . . . . . . .Quarterback

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MOST 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

TEAM AWARDS

1986

VALUABLE PLAYER Tom Hutchinson . . . . . . . . . .End Tommy Simpson . . . . . . . .Center Darrell Cox . . . . . . . . . .Halfback Jim Foley . . . . . . . . . .Linebacker Rick Norton . . . . . . .Quarterback Larry Seiple . . . . . . . . .Wingback Dicky Lyons . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Dick Palmer . . . . .Defensive End Dave Roller . . . .Defensive Tackle Wilbur Hackett . . . . . .Linebacker Joe Federspiel . . . . . .Linebacker Joe Federspiel . . . . . .Linebacker Darryl Bishop . . .Defensive Back James McCollum . .Defensive Tackle James McCollum . . . .Noseguard Mike Fanuzzi . . . . . .Quarterback Steve Campassi . .Running Back Warren Bryant . .Offensive Tackle Derrick Ramsey . . . .Quarterback Jim Kovach . . . . . . . .Linebacker Rick Jaffe . . . . . . . . . .Noseguard Ken Roark . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center Andy Molls . . . . . . . . . . . . .Safety Derek Abney . .Wide Rec., Kick Ret. Muhammad Abdullah . . . .SS/FS Rafael Little . . . . . . .Tailback/KR Andre’ Woodson . . .Quarterback Andre’ Woodson . . .Quarterback Trevard Lindley . . . . .Cornerback Randall Cobb . .WR/QB/PR/KOR

1987 1988

MOST VALUABLE SENIOR AWARD 1963 Darrell Cox . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1964 Jim Foley . . . . . . . . . .Linebacker Bill Jenkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1965 Sam Ball . . . . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1966 Rich Machel . . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1967 Kerry Curling . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1968 Jeff Van Note . . . . . . . .Def. End 1969 Roger Gann . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1970 Wilbur Hackett . . . . . .Linebacker 1971 Joe Federspiel . . . . . .Linebacker 1972 Tom Clark . . . . . . . . . .Off. Guard 1973 Frank LeMaster . . . . .Linebacker 1974 Rick Nuzum . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1975 Tom Ranieri . . . . . . .Nose Guard 1976 Greg Woods . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1977 Art Still . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Def. End 1978 Jim Kovach . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1979 Lester Boyd . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1980 Tim Gooch . . . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1981 Jim Campbell . . . . . . . .Tight End 1982 Andy Molls . . . . . . .Strong Safety 1983 Scott Schroeder . . . . .Linebacker 1984 George Adams . . . . . . . .Tailback Paul Calhoun . . . . . .Free Safety 1985 Ken Pietrowiak . . . . . . . . .Center Brian Williams . . . . . . . .Def. End

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Cornell Burbage . . . .W. Receiver Tom Wilkins . . . . . . . .Def. Guard Mark Higgs . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Bo Smith . . . . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle David Johnson . . . . .Cornerback Oliver Barnett . . . . . . .Def. Tackle Randy Holleran . . . . .Linebacker Al Baker . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Neal Clark . . . . . . . . . . .Split End Dean Wells . . . . . . . . . .Def. End Marty Moore . . . . . . .Linebacker Melvin Johnson . . . . .Free Safety James Tucker . . . .Wide Receiver Reggie Rusk . . . . . . .Free Safety Chris Ward . . . . . . . . . . .Def. End CLAIBORNE AWARD Derek Abney . . . . .WR, Kick Ret. Russ Throckmorton . . . . . .Safety Arliss Beach . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Hayden Lane . . . . . .Off. Lineman Jacob Tamme . . . . . . . .Tight End Tim Masthay . . . . . . . . . . .Punter Ross Bogue . . . . . . . . .Tight End Corey Peters . . .Defensive Tackle

OUTSTANDING OFFENSIVE PLAYER 2003 Jared Lorenzen . . . .Quarterback 2004 Glenn Holt . . . . . .Wide Receiver 2005 Rafael Little . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 2006 Keenan Burton . . .Wide Receiver 2007 Andre’ Woodson . . .Quarterback 2008 Dicky Lyons . . . . .Wide Receiver 2009 Randall Cobb . . . . . . . . .WR/QB OUTSTANDING OFFENSIVE BACK 1982 George Adams . . . . . . . .Tailback 1983 Randy Jenkins . . . . .Quarterback 1984 George Adams . . . . . . . .Tailback 1985 Bill Ransdell . . . . . . .Quarterback 1986 Marc Logan . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1987 Mark Higgs . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1988 Alfred Rawls . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1989 Alfred Rawls . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1990 Al Baker . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1991 Craig Walker . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1992 Pookie Jones . . . . . .Quarterback 1993 Moe Williams . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1994 Moe Williams . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1995 Moe Williams . . . . . . . . .Tailback 1996 Billy Jack Haskins . .Quarterback OUTSTANDING RECEIVER 1990 Phil Logan . . . . . . . . . . .Split End 1991 Neal Clark . . . . . . . . . . .Split End 1992 Kurt Johnson . . . . . . . . . .Flanker 1993 Alfonzo Browning . . . . .Wingback 1994 Leon Smith . . . . . . . . . .Split End 1995 Antonio O’Ferral . .Wide Receiver 1996 Isaac Curtis III . . . . . . .Tight End

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OUTSTANDING OFFENSIVE LINEMAN 1956 J. T. Frankenberger . . . . . .Tackle 1957 Lou Michaels . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1958 Bobby Lindon . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1959 George Boone . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1960 Junior Hawthorne . . . . . . .Tackle 1961 Irv Goode . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1962 Junior Hawthorne . . . . . . .Tackle 1963 Rick Kestner . . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1964 Sam Ball . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1965 Sam Ball . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1966 Calvin Withrow . . . . . . . . .Center 1967 Dennis Drinnen . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1968 Dennis Drinnen . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1969 Pat Eckenrod . . . . . . . . . .Center 1970 Tom Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1971 Tom Crowe . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1972 Tom Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1973 Rich Allen . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1974 Warren Bryant . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1975 Wally Pesuit . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1976 Warren Bryant . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1977 Tom Dornbrook . . . . . . . . .Guard 1978 Tom Kearns . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1979 Ken Roark . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1980 Ken Roark . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1981 Gerald Smyth . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1982 John Maddox . . . . . . . . . .Center 1983 Don Corbin . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1984 Ken Petrowiak . . . . . . . . . .Center 1985 Ken Petrowiak . . . . . . . . . .Center 1986 Greg Kunkel . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1987 Dermontti Dawson . . . . . . .Guard 1988 Bo Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1989 Joel Mazzella . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1990 Joel Mazzella . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1991 Todd Perry . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1992 Todd Perry . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1993 Wes Jackson . . . . . . . . . .Center 1994 Barry Jones . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1995 John Schlarman . . . . . . . .Center 1996 John Schlarman . . . . . . . .Guard 2003 Jason Rollins . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 2004 Jason Rollins . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 2005 Matt McCutchan . . . . . . . .Center 2006 Garry Williams . . . . . . . . .Tackle 2007 Jason Leger . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 2008 Garry Williams . . . . . . . . .Tackle 2009 Zipp Duncan . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Jorge Gonzalez . . . . . . . . .Center OUTSTANDING DEFENSIVE PLAYER 2003 Vincent Burns . . . . . . . .Def. End 2004 Trey Mielsch . . . . . . . . .Def. End 2005 Bo Smith . . . . . . . . . .Cornerback 2006 Wesley Woodyard . . .Linebacker 2007 Wesley Woodyard . . .Linebacker Jeremy Jarmon . . . . . . .Def. End 2008 Braxton Kelley . . . . . .Linebacker 2009 Corey Peters . . . . . . .Def. Tackle

OUTSTANDING DEFENSIVE LINEMAN 1982 Dave Lyons . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1983 Keith Martin . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard 1984 Frank Hare . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard Brian Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1985 Brian Williams . . . . . . . . . . . .End 1986 Carwell Gardner . . . . . . . . . .End 1987 Jerry Reese . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1988 Oliver Barnett . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1989 Oliver Barnett . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1990 Joey Couch . . . . . . .Nose Guard Dean Wells . . . . . . . . . . . . .Strike 1991 Joey Couch . . . . . . .Nose Guard 1992 Dean Wells . . . . . . . . . . . . .Strike 1993 Zane Beehn . . . . . . . . . . . . .End Jon Collins . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1994 Robert Stinson . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1995 Mike Schlegel . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1996 Chris Ward . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End OUTSTANDING LINEBACKER 1990 Randy Holleran . . . . .Linebacker 1991 Marty Moore . . . . . . .Linebacker 1992 Marty Moore . . . . . . .Linebacker 1993 Marty Moore . . . . . . .Linebacker 1994 David Snardon . . . . . .Linebacker 1995 Mike Schellenberger . .Linebacker 1996 Mike Schellenberger . .Linebacker OUTSTANDING DEFENSIVE BACK 1956 Bob Dougherty . .Defensive Back 1957 Bobby Cravens . .Defensive Back 1958 Bobby Cravens . .Defensive Back 1959 Lloyd Hodge . . . .Defensive Back 1960 Jimmy Poynter . .Defensive Back 1961 Darrell Cox . . . . .Defensive Back 1962 Darrell Cox . . . . .Defensive Back 1963 Bob Kosid . . . . . .Defensive Back 1964 Tom Becherer . . .Defensive Back 1965 Tom Becherer . . .Defensive Back 1966 Jerry Davis . . . . . . . . . . . .Safety 1967 Al Phaneuf . . . . .Defensive Back 1968 David Hunter . . . . . . . . . . .Safety 1969 Dave Van Meter .Defensive Back 1970 Buzz Burnam . . .Defensive Back 1971 Joe Federspiel . . . . . .Linebacker 1972 Darryl Bishop . . . . . . . . . .Safety 1973 Darryl Bishop . . . . . . . . . .Safety 1974 Ben Thomas . . . .Defensive Back 1975 Ray Carr . . . . . . .Defensive Back 1976 Mike Siganos . . .Defensive Back 1977 Dallas Owens . . .Defensive Back 1978 Larry Carter . . . .Defensive Back 1979 Larry Carter . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1980 Chris Jacobs . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1981 Andy Molls . . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1982 Andy Molls . . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1983 Kerry Baird . . . . . . . . . .Def. Back 1984 Paul Calhoun . . . . . . . .Def. Back Cam Jacobs . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1985 Larry Smith . . . . . . . .Linebacker


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Larry Smith . . . . . . . .Linebacker Jeff Kremer . . . . . . . .Linebacker Randy Holleran . . . . .Linebacker Ron Robinson . . . . . .Free Safety Gary Willis . . . . . . . .Cornerback Brad Armstead . . . . .Free Safety Brad Armstead . . . . .Free Safety Marcus Jenkins . . .Strong Safety Melvin Johnson . . . . .Free Safety Leman Boyd . . . . .Strong Safety Leman Boyd . . . . .Strong Safety

OUTSTANDING KICKING GAME/ SPECIAL TEAMS AWARD 1982 David Meers . . . . . . . . . . .Safety 1983 Paul Calhoun . . . . . . . . . .Punter 1984 Paul Calhoun . . . . .Punter/Safety 1985 Joey Worley . . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 1986 Joey Worley . . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 1987 Joey Worley . . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 1988 Ken Willis . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 1989 Ken Willis . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kicker Kurt Johnson . . . . .Kick Returner 1990 Neal Clark . . . . . . . . . . .Split End 1991 Sterling Ward . . . . . . . . . . .Rover 1992 Travis Powers . . . . . . . . . . .Rover 1993 James Tucker . . . . . . .Linebacker 1994 James Tucker . . . . . . .Linebacker 1995 George Harris . . . .Strong Safety 1996 Jeff Snedegar . . . . . .Linebacker 2003 Derek Abney . . . . .Kick Returner 2004 Wesley Woodyard . . .Linebacker 2005 Taylor Begley . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker Draak Davis . . . . . . . . . .Tailback 2006 Jason Dickerson . . . . . .Snapper 2007 Tim Masthay . .Punter/KO/Holder 2008 Tim Masthay . .Punter/KO/Holder 2009 John Conner . . . . . . . . .Fullback MOST 2003 2004 2005 2006

IMPROVED PLAYER Chad Anderson . . . . .Linebacker Karl Booker . . . . . . . .Cornerback Roger Williams . . .Strong Safety Dicky Lyons . . . . .Wide Receiver Durrell White . . . .Defensive End 2007 Steve Johnson . . .Wide Receiver Corey Peters . . .Defensive Tackle 2008 Jorge Gonzalez . . . . . . . . .Center David Jones . . . . . . .Cornerback 2009 Stuart Hines . . .Offensive Guard Danny Trevathan . . . .Linebacker

UK SENIOR SCHOLASTIC AWARD 1950 Dick Martin . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1951 Ed Hamilton . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1952 Harry Jones . . . . . . . . . .Halfback Larry Jones . . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1953 Herb Hunt . . . . . . . .Quarterback 1954 Dick Mitchell . . . . . . . . .Halfback 1955 Bill Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle 1956 Jack Freeman . . . . .Quarterback

1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992

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Jim Urbaniak . . . . . . . . . . . . .End Bill Livings . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center Lowell Hughes . . . . .Quarterback Jerry Eisaman . . . . .Quarterback Tom Rodgers . . . . . . . . . . . . .End Mark Thompson . . . . . . . .Center Gary Steward . . . . . . . .Halfback Vince Semary . . . . . .Linebacker Bob Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . .Guard John Andrighetti . . . . . . . . . .End Roger Walz . . . . . . .Quarterback Terry Beadles . . . . .Quarterback Louis Wolf . . . . . . . . . .Off. Guard Roger Gann . . . . . . . . . .Halfback Stan Forston . . . . . .Quarterback Rick Muench . . . . . . .Linebacker Gary Knutson . . . . . . . . .Fullback Marty Marks . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Roger Peterman . . . . . .Def. End Tom Ranieri . . . . . . .Nose Guard Ed Smolder . . . . . . . . .Off. Guard Joe Bryant . . . . . . . .Place Kicker Mark Keene . . . . . . . . . . .Center Leon Shadowen . . . . .Off. Guard Greg Motley . . . . . . . . .Def. Back Rick Strein . . . . . . . .Place Kicker Rob Mangas . . . . . . . . .Tight End Keith Martin . . . . . . . .Def. Guard Ken Petrowiak . . . . . . . . . .Center Eric Haas . . . . . . . . . . . . .Safety Matt Lucas . . . . . . . . . .Tight End Jim Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Center Bo Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tackle Ken Willis . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker Mike Meece . . . . . . . . .Tight End Greg Lahr . . . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle Ryan Hockman . . . .Quarterback Doug Pelfrey . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker Dean Wells . . . . . . . . . . . . .Strike Marty Moore . . . . . . .Linebacker Mark Askin . . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle Dude Harper . . . . . . . . . . .Center Barry Jones . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle Mike Schellenberger .Linebacker

HOST COMMUNICATIONS SENIOR SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARD 1998 Jeff Zurcher . . . . . . .Free Safety 1999 Seth Hanson . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 2000 Matt Layow . . . . . .Defensive End 2001 Patrick Wiggins . . . . . . . . .Safety 2002 Ronnie Riley . . . . . . . .Linebacker 2003 Derek Abney . . . .Wide Receiver 2004 Gerad Parker . . . .Wide Receiver 2005 Taylor Begley . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker Antoine Huffman . . . .Cornerback OUTSTANDING FIRST-YEAR PLAYER 2003 Lamar Mills . . . . . . .Nose Tackle 2004 Aaron Miller . . . .Offensive Tackle 2005 Braxton Kelley . . . . . .Linebacker

2006 2007 2008 2009

Alfonso Smith . . . . . . . . .Tailback Trevard Lindley . . . . .Cornerback Derrick Locke . . . . . . . . .Tailback Randall Cobb . . . . . .QB/WR/PR DeQuin Evans . . .Defensive End Morgan Newton . . . .Quarterback

WILDCAT PRIDE 1990 Randy Holleran . . . . .Linebacker Dean Wells . . . . . . . .Outside LB Joey Couch . . . . . . .Nose Guard Al Baker . . . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Steve Phillips . . . . . . . .Split End 1991 Tim Calvert . . . . . . . . . .Split End Neal Clark . . . . . . . . . . .Split End Bill Hawk . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Punter Marty Moore . . . . . . .Linebacker Dean Wells . . . . . . . . . . . . .Strike 1992 Tim Calvert . . . . . . . . . .Split End Kurt Johnson . . . . . . . . . .Flanker MOST 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

INSPIRATIONAL PLAYER Jamie Saylor . . . . . . .Linebacker Gerad Parker . . . .Wide Receiver Tommy Cook . . . .Wide Receiver Michael Aitcheson . . .Off. Tackle Jacob Tamme . . . . . . . .Tight End Tony Dixon . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Randall Cobb . .WR/QB/PR/KOR Sam Maxwell . . . . . . .Linebacker

OUTSTANDING SCOUT TEAM PLAYER 1989 Matt Riazzi . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Barry Rich . . . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1990 Pookie Jones . . . . . .Quarterback Jon Lawson . . . . . . . .Def. Tackle 1991 Antonio O'Ferral . . .Quarterback David Snardon . . . . . . . . .Bandit 1992 Jon Collins . . . . . . . .Nose Guard Randy Wyatt . . . . . . . . . .Flanker 1993 John Schlarman . . . . . . . .Guard Littleton Ward . . . . . .Cornerback 1994 Timothy Holmes . . . . . .Halfback Raymond Jones . . . . .Linebacker 1995 Andy Dreisbach . . . . .Linebacker Mike Fisher . . . . . . . . . .Fullback Anthony Watson . .Defensive End Kevin Wright . . . . . .Quarterback 1996 Marvin Major . . . . . . .Def. Tackle Mike Riddle . . . . . . . . .Off. Guard 2003 J.J. Bennett . . . . . . . . . . .Tailback Travis Day . . . . . .Defensive End 2004 Sean Murphy . . . .Wide Receiver Nii Adjei Oninku . .Defensive End 2005 Richard Gray . .Defensive Tackle Alfonso Smith . . . . . . . . .Tailback 2006 Robbie McAtee . . .Wide Receiver Austin Moss . . .Defensive Tackle 2007 Curtis Pulley . . . . . .Quarterback Ronnie Sneed . . . . . .Linebacker

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William Johnson . . . . .Linebacker Trevino Woods .Offensive Tackle Mister Cobble . .Defensive Tackle Sam Simpson . . . . . . . . . .Center

FRESHMAN LEADERSHIP AWARD 1963 J. D. Smith . . . . . . . .Quarterback 1964 George Katzenback . . . . .Tackle 1965 John Harris . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1966 Stan Forston . . . . . .Quarterback 1967 Frank Rucks . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1968 Jim Grant . . . . . . .Defensive End 1969 Tom Clark . . . . .Offensive Tackle 1970 Mike Fanuzzi . . . . . .Quarterback 1971 Tom Ranieri . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1972 Steve Campassi . . . . . .Wingback 1973 Warren Bryant. .Offensive Tackle 1974 Jim Kovach . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1975 Rod Stewart . . . . .Running Back 1976 Tim Gooch . . . .Defensive Tackle 1977 Earl Wilson . . . .Defensive Tackle 1978 Jim Campbell . . . . . . . .Tight End 1979 Jeff Dennis . . . . . .Defensive End 1980 Randy Jenkins . . . . .Quarterback 1981 Doug Williams . .Offensive Tackle FCA AWARD (FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES) 1982 John Maddox . . . . . . . . . .Center 1983 Rick Massie . . . . .Wide Receiver 1984 Steve Mazza . . . . . . . . .Def. End 1985 Rick Ledford . . . . .Wide Receiver Steve Mazza . . . . . . . . .Def. End 1986 Greg Doll . . . . . . .Wide Receiver 1987 Bill Shehan . . . . . . . . . . .Flanker Bryan McKenzie . . . . . .Tight End 1989 Albert Burks . . . . . . .Cornerback 1990 Chris Tolbert . . . . . . .Cornerback 1991 Brent Claiborne . . . . . . . . .Kicker Doug Pelfrey . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 1992 Doug Pelfrey . . . . . . . . . . .Kicker 1993 Brent Claiborne . . . . . . . . .Kicker 1994 Jeff Tanner . . . . . . . . . .Def. End 1995 Kris Comstock . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1996 Jimmy Carter . . . . . . . . . .Punter UNSUNG HERO AWARD 1982 Gerald Smyth . . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1983 Don Corbin . . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1984 Bob Shurtleff . . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1985 Jim Reichwein . . . . . . .Off. Guard 1986 Larry Smith . . . . . . . .Linebacker 1987 Brad Myers . . . . . . . . . . . .Center 1988 Bo Smith . . . . . . . . . . .Off. Tackle 1989 David Crane . . . . . . . . . . .Center

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ALL-TIME RECORD: 8-7 GREAT LAKES BOWL Dec. 6, 1947: UK 24, Villanova 14 ORANGE BOWL Jan. 2, 1950: Santa Clara 21,UK 13 SUGAR BOWL Jan. 1, 1951: UK 13, Oklahoma 7 MVP: Walt Yowarsky COTTON BOWL Jan. 1, 1952: Kentucky 20, TCU 7 MVPs: Emery Clark, Ray Correll, Babe Parilli PEACH BOWL Dec. 31, 1976: UK 21, North Carolina 0 Off. MVP: Rod Stewart Def. MVP: Mike Martin Andre’ Woodson was named Most Valuable Player of Kentucky’s 2006 and 2007 Music City Bowl championships.

Jim Howe (right) returns a kickoff in Kentucky’s first bowl appearance, a 24-14 victory over Villanova in the 1947 Great Lakes Bowl.

HALL OF FAME BOWL Dec. 22, 1983: West Virginia 20, UK 16 UK MVP: George Adams HALL OF FAME BOWL Dec. 29, 1984: UK 20, Wisconsin 19 MVP: Marc Logan PEACH BOWL Dec. 31, 1993: Clemson 14, UK 13 UK Offensive MVP: Pookie Jones UK Defensive MVP: Zane Beehn OUTBACK BOWL Jan. 1, 1999: Penn State 26, UK 14 HOMEPOINT.COM MUSIC CITY BOWL Dec. 29, 1999: Syracuse 20, UK 13

Walt Yowarsky was named the Most Valuable Player of UK’s 1951 Sugar Bowl triumph over Oklahoma, ending the Sooners’ 31-game win streak.

GAYLORD HOTELS MUSIC CITY BOWL Dec. 29, 2006: UK 28, Clemson 20 MVP: Andre’ Woodson

The Wildcats celebrate their 20-19 win over Wisconsin in the 1984 Hall of Fame Bowl.

GAYLORD HOTELS MUSIC CITY BOWL Dec. 31, 2007: UK 35, Florida State 28 MVP: Andre’ Woodson AUTOZONE LIBERTY BOWL Jan. 2, 2009: UK 25, East Carolina 19 MVP: Ventrell Jenkins UK Offensive MVP: Mike Hartline UK Defensive MVP: Braxton Kelley GAYLORD HOTELS MUSIC CITY BOWL Dec. 27, 2009: Clemson 21, UK 13 BBVA COMPASS BOWL Jan. 8, 2011: Pittsburgh 27, UK 10

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UNIVERSITY OF BOWL KENTUCKY QUICK FACTS KENTUCKY SUMMARIES 1947, GREAT LAKES BOWL // KENTUCKY 24, VILLANOVA 14 he Kentucky Wildcats made their first appearance on the bowl scene in the 1947 Great Lakes Bowl and came away with a 24-14 victory over Villanova before a crowd of 14,908 at Cleveland Municipal Stadium. Kentucky, in its second year under head coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, finished at 8-3 on the season with the victory. Quarterback/kicker George Blanda gave Kentucky a 3-0 lead in the first quarter. Blanda connected on a 27-yard field goal to put the Cats up and it remained that way until halftime. SCORING S U M M A R Y In the third quarter, UK’s Jim Howe scampered 29 yards VILLANOVA 0 0 0 14 14 for a score. Kentucky led 10-0 after three periods. 3 0 7 14 24 KENTUCKY UK - Blanda, 27 FG Bill Boller scored both Kentucky touchdowns in the fourth period, romping 15 yards on a handoff from Blanda UK - Howe, 29 run (Blanda PAT) UK - Boller, 15 run (Blanda PAT) and racing 49 yards to paydirt with an interception. Blanda UK - Boller, 49 interception return (Blanda PAT) added both PATs to round out the Kentucky scoring. VU - Shehhan, 9 pass from Gordon VU - Pasqunriello, 10 run Villanova also added a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns, Attendance - 14,908 but it was not enough as Kentucky captured its first bowl victory in school history.

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1950, ORANGE BOWL // SANTA CLARA 21, KENTUCKY 13 entucky committed three turnovers and let a seven-point halftime lead slip away in dropping its first major bowl game, 21-13, to Santa Clara in the 1950 Orange Bowl before a crowd of 64,816. The Wildcats, 9-3, scored their first touchdown early in the second quarter as a result of a Santa Clara turnover. UK’s John Netoskie recovered at fumble at the Wildcat 49 to set up Kentucky’s first score. The Wildcats drove 51 yards in 14 plays as Wilbur Jamerson hammered over from two yards. Bobby Brooks added the PAT to make it 7-0. Kentucky wasted a golden scoring opportunity late in the second quarter when Babe Parilli found Bill Leskovar for a 45yard completion to the SC 3 with time running out. Leskovar and runningmate Don Phelps each were stopped short on their respective rush attempts and the clock ran out before UK could score. The Wildcats led 7-0 at halftime. UK coach Paul “Bear” Bryant said afterward he should have sent in a pass play just before the half. “If it failed,” he said, “the clock was killed then we could have tried a field goal.” A short 9-yard punt by Phelps set up Santa Clara’s first score in the third quarter. After taking over on the SC 46, Bronco quarterback John Pasco hit Larry Williams on a 25-yard pass. Santa Clara eventually scored on a 1-yard sneak by Pasco to tie the game, 7-7. Santa Clara scored again later in the third period, thanks in part to a pass interference call against Kentucky. Hall Haynes went over from 4 yards to make it 14-7 after three SCORING S U M M A R Y quarters. KENTUCKY 0 7 0 6 13 Parilli led Kentucky right back, hitting Emery Clark on SANTA CLARA 0 0 14 7 21 a 52-yard touchdown strike. Brooks, however, missed the UK - Jamerson, 2 run (Brooks PAT) tying PAT, breaking a personal streak of 18 straight, as SC - Pasco, 1 run (Vargas PAT) SC - Haynes, 4 run (Vargas PAT) Santa Clara led 14-13 with 12 minutes left in the contest. UK - Clark, 52 pass from Parilli (PAT missed) Santa Clara managed to hold off the Cats and added an SC - Wraith, 16 run (Vargas PAT) insurance score with less than a minute left, a 16-yard TD Attendance - 64,816 run by Buster Wraith.

All-America quarterback Vito “Babe” Parilli led the Wildcats to the Orange, Sugar, and Cotton bowls in consecutive seasons.

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Mike Martin was the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the 1976 Peach Bowl when the Wildcats shut out North Carolina.

1951, SUGAR BOWL // KENTUCKY 13, OKLAHOMA 7 entucky arrived on the national football scene and stunned national champion Oklahoma, 13-7, to capture the 1951 Sugar Bowl before 82,000 in New Orleans. The Wildcats, 11-1, displayed a tough defense and opportunistic offense in snapping Oklahoma’s 31-game winning streak, the longest in the nation at that time. More than 13,000 Kentucky fans made the long trip to New Orleans to watch the Southeastern Conference champions pick up their school record 11th win. Under the direction of coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, Kentucky continually confused the favored Sooners with different defensive looks. The Wildcats used three tackles much of the time, causing OU quarterback Claude Arnold to hasten his playmaking. Inflicting the most damage on the Sooners was Walt Yowarsky, a tackle who had played less than five minutes on the defensive side of the football in 1950. Yowarsky operated at left end, next to Outland Trophy winner Bob Gain, and repeatedly sliced into the Sooner backfield to break up passes and to make Arnold hurry his handoffs and laterals. Yowarsky recovered a fumble on the OU 22 that set up UK’s first touchdown. On the very next play, Babe Parilli hit Wilbur Jamerson in the right corner of the end zone for the touchdown. Gain added the PAT to make it 7-0 in the first quarter. Kentucky marched 81 yards in the second quarter to go up 13-0. Jamerson dove over from the one to cap the drive, but Gain missed wide on the PAT.

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Marc Logan was the MVP of Kentucky’s 1984 Hall of Fame Bowl win over Wisconsin.

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The Wildcat defense, ranked number two in the nation, showed Oklahoma why late in the third quarter. The Sooners drove 67 yards with the second-half kickoff, sitting at the UK 3 with a first-and-goal. Yowarsky helped UK turn back the Sooners, throwing an OU runner for a 5-yard loss on third down and Oklahoma eventually turned the ball over on downs. Yowarsky, voted the game’s MVP, thwarted another Oklahoma scoring threat in the fourth quarter as he SCORING S U M M A R Y recovered a fumbled punt. 0 0 0 7 7 OKLAHOMA Oklahoma did score with seven minutes to play as Billy KENTUCKY 7 6 0 0 13 UK - Jamerson, 22 pass from Parilli (Gain PAT) Vessels hit Merrill Green on a 17-yard pass for the UK - Jamerson, 1 run (PAT missed) touchdown. Jim Weatherall added the PAT. OU - Green, 17 pass from Vessels (Weatherall PAT) The Wildcats managed to hold on to the football for all Attendance - 82,000 but one play the rest of the way to claim a stirring 13-7 win.

1952, COTTON BOWL // KENTUCKY 20, TCU 7 uarterback Babe Parilli threw for two touchdowns to lead the Kentucky Wildcats to a 20-7 victory over the TCU Horned Frogs in the 1952 Cotton Bowl before a crowd of 75,349 in Dallas, Texas. Parilli, who completed 8-of-20 passes for 85 yards, tossed both touchdown strikes to Emery Clark. With the victory, the Wildcats ended the season at 8-4. Kentucky got on the scoreboard first, as Parilli found Clark for the first of two TDs. Parilli hit Clark with a 5-yard toss to culminate a 53-yard scoring march. Harry Jones added the PAT and Kentucky led 7-0 after one quarter. In the second period, UK got its second touchdown when Parilli and Clark hooked up again. This time, Parilli found Clark on a 13-yard TD strike to cap a 57-yard drive. Jones missed on the PAT attempt and UK settled for a 13-0 lead in the second period with a little over 10 minutes left. The Wildcat defense made that 13-point lead stand up until halftime as the Horned Frogs drove four times deep into UK territory. Led by All-American guard Ray Correll, the Wildcats turned TCU away on drives to the UK 4, 24, 5 and 2-yard lines to take a 13-0 lead at intermission. TCU’s Bobby Jack Floyd sliced the UK lead to 13-7 when he galloped 43 yards on a sweep. Floyd’s run capped an 80-yard scoring drive which took only four plays. Keith Flowers SCORING S U M M A R Y added the PAT with 1:12 left in the third period. KENTUCKY 7 6 0 7 20 Kentucky ended any thoughts of a TCU comeback, TCU 0 0 7 0 7 thwarting the only two Horned Frog offensive drives in the UK - Clark, 5 pass from Parilli (Jones PAT) fourth period and scoring an insurance touchdown as well. UK - Clark, 13 pass from Parilli (PAT missed) TC - Floyd, 43 run (Flowers PAT) Ed Hamilton sealed the UK victory with a 3-yard score off UK - Hamilton, 3 run (Jones PAT) left tackle with 3:33 left. Jones added the PAT for the final Attendance - 75,349 20-7 score.

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1976, PEACH BOWL // KENTUCKY 21, NORTH CAROLINA 0 entucky tailback Rod Stewart scored three touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 21-0 blanking of North Carolina before a sellout crowd of 54,132 in the 1976 Peach Bowl in Atlanta, Ga. The Wildcats, after a 25-year absence from the postseason bowl scene, returned in fine fashion as Kentucky completely smothered the Tar Heels. Kentucky outgained North Carolina 334-108 in total yards, limiting the Tar Heels to just five first downs and forcing five UNC turnovers. After a scoreless first half, Kentucky went to work in the third period after UNC quarterback Matt Kupec fumbled at the Tar Heel 21. UK’s James Ramey recovered and the Wildcats were in business. Seven plays later, Stewart busted over from the one for the touchdown. John Pierce added the PAT and Kentucky led 7-0 after three quarters. Stewart sent the 37,000-plus Kentuckians, who had followed UK to the Peach Bowl, into a frenzy with his second touchdown early in the fourth quarter. The Wildcats marched 57 yards in 9 plays as Stewart capped the drive with a 13-yard gallop behind All-American tackle Warren Bryant. Pierce was good on the PAT and Kentucky led 14-0 with 13:01 left to play. The Big Blue had to go only 47 yards for their final score. Kentucky faced a fourth-and-one from the UNC 3 with a little over three minutes remaining. Once again, Stewart (104 yards on 19 carries) got the call and he picked up both - the first down and the touchdown. Pierce was true on the PAT and SCORING S U M M A R Y UK had put the game away. N. CAROLINA 0 0 0 0 0 Stewart tied the Peach Bowl record for most touchdowns KENTUCKY 0 0 7 14 21 and scoring with the three TDs and 18 points. He was UK - Stewart, 1 run (Pierce PAT) UK - Stewart, 13 run (Pierce PAT) named the game’s MVP. The Most Valuable Defensive Player UK - Stewart, 3 run (Pierce PAT) of the game was UK linebacker Mike Martin, who helped Attendance - 54,132 hold UNC to just over 100 yards.

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BOWL GAME RECORDS TEAM RECORDS RUSHING Rush Attempts: 42 (Music City, 2009) Net Rushing Yards: 318 (Peach, 1976) Touchdowns Rushing: 3 (Great Lakes, 1947; Peach, 1976) PASSING Pass Attempts: 50 (Music City, 2007) Pass Completions: 32 (Music City, 2007) Had Intercepted: 2 (Orange, 1950; Outback, 1999) Passing Yards: 358 (Music City, 2007) Touchdowns Passing: 4 (Music City, 2007) TOTAL OFFENSE Offensive Plays: 82 (Music City, 2007) Total Yards: 501 (Music City, 2007) SCORING Points Scored: 35 (Music City, 2007) Most Touchdowns: 5 (Music City, 2007) Most Field Goals: 2 (Hall of Fame, 1984; Peach, 1993; Music City, 1999, 2009; Liberty, 2009) FIRST DOWNS Most First Downs: 29 (Music City, 2007) First Downs by Rush: 17 (Peach, 1976) First Downs by Pass: 19 (Music City, 2007) FUMBLES Most Fumbles: 5 (Music City, 2007) Fumbles Lost: 3 (Music City, 2007)


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entucky won much of the statistical battle but lost the war in dropping a tough 20-16 decision to the West Virginia Mountaineers in the 1983 Hall of Fame Bowl in Birmingham, Ala. The Wildcats, in a bowl for the first time since 1976, outgained West Virginia 306-288 in total offense and held the edge in first downs 19-18 and passing yards 216-88. But 17 second-half points by West Virginia were too much for the Wildcats to overcome. WVU scratched first as placekicker Paul Woodside connected on a 39-yard field goal late in the first quarter. Kentucky countered with 10 points in the second stanza to take a 10-3 lead at halftime. The Wildcats marched 54 yards in eight plays for their first score. Facing a third-and-three from the Mountaineers’ 26, Kentucky used some razzle-dazzle as Tony Mayes swept right, then threw-back to quarterback Randy Jenkins in the left corner of the endzone for the TD. John Hutcherson added the PAT and UK led 7-3 with 10:59 left in the second period. Jenkins hit two big passes late in the second quarter to help set up a 32-yard field goal by Hutcherson. Jenkins connected with Joe Phillips for a 19-yard pass play and then hit George Adams for a 14-yarder as Hutcherson connected with 38 seconds left in the half. WVU kicker Paul Woodside fooled everyone to begin the second half. Woodside tried an on-side kick to start the half and then recovered it to give the Mountaineers the football at the UK 48. Eight plays later, QB Jeff Hostetler found Rich Hollins for a 16-yard TD strike. Woodside added the PAT and it was 10-10 with 11:10 left in the third quarter. West Virginia scored twice in a span of two minutes early in the fourth quarter to take a commanding 20-10 lead. Hostetler capped off a 10-play, 81-yard drive with a 2-yard scoring toss to Rob Bennett to make it 17-10 with 11:15 left to play. Two plays later, West Virginia took over after an interception of a Jenkins pass at the UK 16. The SCORING S U M M A R Y interception set up a 23-yard field goal by Woodside as the 0 7 10 20 WEST VIRGINIA3 Mountaineers went up 20-10 with 9:18 remaining. KENTUCKY 0 10 0 6 16 WV - Woodside, 39 FG 3:54-1Q Kentucky freshman quarterback Bill Ransdell led the UK - Jenkins, 26 pass from Mayes (Hutcherson PAT) 10:59-2Q Wildcats back, marching UK 92 yards in 11 plays UK - Hutcherson, 32 FG 0: 38-2Q following the kickoff. Ransdell hit Phillips for a 13-yard WV -Hollins, 16 pass from Hostetler (Woodside PAT) 11:10-3Q WV - Bennett, 2 pass from Hostetler (Woodside PAT) 11:15-4Q scoring toss to make it 20-16 with 5:50 left. Hutcherson WV - Woodside, 23 FG 9:18-4Q missed the PAT. UK - Phillips, 13 pass from Ransdell (PAT missed) 5:50-4Q The Wildcats got one more shot, but could get no Attendance - 42,000 further than the UK 37.

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1984, HALL OF FAME BOWL // KENTUCKY 20, WISCONSIN 19 entucky’s Joey Worley booted a career-long 52-yard field goal with just under nine minutes remaining to give the Wildcats a thrilling 20-19 victory over the Wisconsin Badgers in the 1984 Hall of Fame Bowl in Birmingham, Ala. Worley, a freshman, helped Kentucky overcome a nine-point deficit in the second half with his school and bowl record field goal. Wisconsin jumped on top early, scoring twice in the first quarter. Todd Gregoire nailed a 40-yard field goal just under four minutes into the game and Michael Howard hit Thad McFadden with a 3-yard TD pass. Gregoire added the PAT and the Badgers led 10-0 with 5:34 left in the opening period. Gregoire added another field goal, this one from 27 yards, to make it 13-0 with 7:05 left in the second period. Kentucky got on the board after safety Paul Calhoun intercepted a Howard pass to give UK possession at the Badger 42. It took Kentucky just five plays to score as Marc Logan went over from nine yards. Worley added the PAT to cut the deficit to 13-7 with 1:29 left in the half. Wisconsin was not through. The Badgers used four running plays, two passes and a costly 15-yard penalty to move the football to the UK 3 with two seconds left in the half. From there, Wisconsin decided on a Gregoire field goal (20yarder) to take a 16-7 edge at halftime. Kentucky narrowed the gap to 16-10 on a 22-yard field goal by Worley with 11:28 left in the third quarter. But Gregoire responded with a 40-yarder two minutes later to move the count back to nine, 19-10. Behind UK quarterback Bill Ransdell, the Wildcats marched 82 yards in 11 plays later in the quarter to get within two, 19-17. Ransdell hit Logan on a screen pass to cover the final 27 yards and with the Worley PAT, UK was back in it with 26 seconds left in the third quarter. The next time Kentucky got the ball, Ransdell moved the SCORING S U M M A R Y Cats into position for Worley’s 52-yarder. Starting from the WISCONSIN 10 6 3 0 19 UK 22, tailback Mark Higgs got the call four consecutive KENTUCKY 0 7 10 3 20 times, then it was Adams’ turn the next four plays. Facing a UW - Gregoire, 40 FG 11:32-1Q fourth-and-two at the UW 34, Worley nailed the gameUW - McFadden, 3 pass from Howard (Gregoire PAT) 5:34 -1Q UW - Gregoire, 27 FG 7:05-2Q winner with 8:55 left. UK - Logan, 9 run (Worley PAT) 1:29-2Q Wisconsin came back and marched to the UK 8 with less UW - Gregoire, 20 FG 0:02-2Q than two minutes left. With the Badgers facing a fourthUK - Worley, 22 FG 11:28-3Q UW - Gregoire, 40 FG 9:04-3Q and-six, Gregoire was called on for his fifth field goal UK - Logan, 27 pass from Ransdell (Worley PAT) 0:26-3Q attempt. This time, the snap from center was bobbled and UK - Worley, 52 FG 8:55-4Q UK sealed the victory. Attendance - 47,300

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1993, PEACH BOWL // CLEMSON 14, KENTUCKY 13 he Wildcats met the 24th-ranked Clemson Tigers in the 26th annual Peach Bowl and came within one minute of winning their sixth bowl in eight tries. But a Clemson TD in the closing seconds sent UK home with a 14-13 loss. Kentucky took the opening kickoff and marched down the field to the Clemson 2-yard line, where what appeared to be a QB Pookie Jones-to-WB Alfonzo Browning TD was instead a turnover when Browning fumbled the ball while attempting to extend it over the goal line. Clemson took over on its own one and proceeded to march 99 yards for the game’s first score, a 2-yard TD plunge by TB Emory Smith. The PAT gave the Tigers a 7-0 lead. Clemson ran the ball 15 times and attempted only three passes in the drive. Kentucky was stopped again at the 1-yard line before the Wildcats finally scored on Nicky Nickels’ 34-yard FG in the second period, making the score Clemson 7, Kentucky 3. UK captured the lead early in the fourth quarter when Jones hit WR Mark Chatmon with a 5-yard TD pass, making it UK 10, Clemson 7. Nickels added another FG, this one from 26 yards, to extend UK’s lead to 13-7. But after Dan Ariza’s 55-yard punt pinned the Tigers inside their own 18yard line, QB Patrick Sapp hit Smith with a 57-yard screen SCORING S U M M A R Y pass to move Clemson into scoring position. With less CLEMSON 7 0 0 7 14 0 3 0 10 13 KENTUCKY than a minute remaining, LB Marty Moore intercepted a C - Smith, 2-yard TD (Welch PAT)-1Q Sapp pass, but fumbled it back, giving Clemson a second UK - Nickels, 34-yard FG-2Q chance. The Tigers capitalized when Sapp hit WR Henry UK - Chatmon, 5-yard pass from Jones (Nickels PAT)-4Q Smith with the game-winning 21-yard TD pass. Kentucky UK - Nickels 26-yard FG-4Q C - Smith, 21-yard pass from Sapp (Welch PAT)-4Q got the ball back with less than 20 seconds remaining, but Attendance - 63,416 could move no farther than its own 40.

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1999, OUTBACK BOWL // PENN STATE 26, KENTUCKY 14 laying on New Year’s Day for the first time in 47 years, the Kentucky Wildcats jumped out to an early lead, but the Penn State Nittany Lions rallied for a 26-14 victory in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla. Although the game was played in Tampa, the Wildcats certainly felt at home. Heavy ticket demand gave the Outback Bowl its first sellout ever, as more than 40,000 UK fans were packed among the 66,005 patrons in Raymond James Stadium. Kentucky got on the board first with 7:36 remaining in the first quarter. At the PSU 36-yard line, under heavy pressure, quarterback Tim Couch lofted a rainbow into the end zone that wide receiver Lance Mickelsen caught for a touchdown. Later in the opening period, UK stretched the lead to 14-3 with a 64-yard drive, capped by a 16-yard TD pass from Couch to halfback Anthony White. Key plays on the drive included a 22-yard pass from Couch to wide receiver Kevin Coleman and a 30-yard aerial to Mickelsen. From the second quarter, however, Penn State chipped away. Quarterback Kevin Thompson hit flanker Joe Nastasi with a 56-yard touchdown bomb. A second field goal from Travis Forney narrowed the UK advantage to 14-13 at halftime. The Nittany Lions took the lead for good in the third quarter on two more field goals by Forney, giving him four on the day. Penn State put the game away in the fourth quarter with a 19-yard end-around TD run by Chafie Fields. Meanwhile, the PSU defense shut out the Wildcats the last three quarters. Kentucky continued to move the ball, but three scoring opportunities came up empty - one on an interception, one on a missed field goal, and the other when the Wildcats were held on downs. Kentucky actually outgained Penn State, 441 yards to SCORING S U M M A R Y 420. UK might have done even better, but the Wildcats KENTUCKY 14 0 0 0 14 offensive line was missing three senior starters, all of whom PENN STATE 3 10 6 7 26 were replaced by freshmen. UK - Mickelsen, 36 pass from Couch (Hanson kick), 7:43 1Q PSU - Forney, 43 FG, 5:25 1Q Couch paced the attack by completing 30-of-48 UK - A. White, 16 pass from Couch (Hanson kick), 3:51 1Q passes for 336 yards and two TDs, completing his streak PSU - Nastasi, 56 pass from Thompson (Forney kick), 12:33 2Q of at least 300 passing yards and at least one TD pass in PSU - Forney, 26 FG, 1:03 2Q PSU - Forney, 21 FG, 7:51 3Q every game of the season. Running backs Anthony PSU - Forney, 25 FG, 0:13 3Q White and Derek Homer caught seven balls each. PSU - Fields, 19 run (Forney kick), 11:03 4Q White totaled 101 yards on the day, with eight rushes Attendance - 66,005 for 61 yards and seven receptions for 40 yards.

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Pookie Jones threw for 154 yards and a touchdown in the 1993 Peach Bowl.

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laying in back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 1983-84, the Kentucky Wildcats went down to the wire before falling to Syracuse, 20-13, in the HomePoint.com Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn. Kentucky played before a heavily partisan crowd, as almost all of the 59,221 fans were pulling for the Wildcats. Kentucky blazed to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter. The Wildcats took the opening kickoff and maneuvered 79 yards for a touchdown. Tight end James Whalen set up the TD with a 45-yard reception and Kendrick Shanklin ran it in from the 3-yard line. The Wildcats held on defense, forcing a punt. Quarterback Dusty Bonner again drove the Wildcats inside the 10-yard line before settling for a 22-yard field goal by Marc Samuel. Whalen, however, was injured during the series and was lost for the remainder of the game. Already having caught four passes for 79 yards midway through the first quarter, his presence was sorely missed. The Kentucky defense continued to stop Syracuse, including two fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal, but the Orangemen got on the board late in the second quarter. The Wildcats led at halftime, 10-7. A scoreless third quarter led to a dramatic final stanza. Samuel extended the UK lead to 13-7 with a 35-yard field goal. Syracuse countered with two scoring runs by James Mungro, taking a 20-13 lead. Kentucky got its last chance by taking over on its own 4-yard line with only 1:35 remaining and no timeouts. Bonner did a great job of moving the team to the Syracuse 41-yard line, but ran out of time, and a desperation heave on the game’s final play fell incomplete. Bonner led the UK attack by completing 30 of 43 passes for 308 yards and he also ran for 16 yards. In his final game as a Wildcat, running back Anthony White

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Syracuse 19 47/276 11/15/0 128 62 404 3/2 3/20 3/33 6 of 12 31:24

INDIVIDUAL STATS RUSHING Kentucky: Homer 1-24, Bonner 9-16, Pinner 7-5, Shanklin 1-3-1 Syracuse: Mungro 12-162-2, Brown 22-87, Johnson 6-28-1

Dennis Johnson (56) blocked this Syracuse field goal attempt. Later in the game, Jamal White (47) also blocked a field goal attempt.

caught eight passes for 85 yards – both figures setting UK bowl records. Linebacker Ryan Murphy led the defense in tackles with a career-high 15 stops. Linebacker Marlon McCree had an outstanding game. He tied his career high for tackles with 10, including two tackles for loss and a quarterback sack, caused two fumbles and recovered a fumble. Defensive tackle George Massey (nine) and free safety Anthony Wajda (eight) each tied his career high for tackles. The Wildcats blocked two field goals, one each by defensive end Dennis Johnson and another by linebacker Jamal White.

PA S S I N G Kentucky: Bonner 30/43/1/308/0, team 0/2/0/0/0 Syracuse: Nunes 11/15/0/128/0 RECEIVING Kentucky: White 8-85, D. Smith 5-56, Shanklin 5-34, Whalen 4-79 Syracuse: Spotwood 5-77, Woodcock 2-37 TA C K L E S Kentucky: Murphy 15, McCree 10, Massey 9, Wajda 8 Syracuse: Bullock 20, Pettijohn 10, Ford 8, McIntosh 8

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2006, GAYLORD HOTELS MUSIC CITY BOWL // KENTUCKY 28, CLEMSON 20 entucky quarterback André Woodson threw for 299 yards with three touchdowns and the Wildcats won their first bowl game in 22 years with a 28-20 victory over Clemson in front of a record 68,024 fans at the 2006 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn. Woodson, the game’s Most Valuable Player, completed 20-of-28 passes and finished the season with 31 touchdown strikes, joining Tim Couch as the only Wildcats in school history to reach 30 TD tosses in a season. Woodson directed an offense that gave the Wildcats their sixth bowl win in school history by setting a UK record for most points scored in a bowl game. Kentucky, making its first postseason appearance since 1999, used some offensive wrinkles to score its first-half points. The Wildcats quickly got on the board with a one-yard run by Micah Johnson less than four minutes into the game. Johnson, normally a linebacker, was called upon in the short-yardage situation and the 270-pounder bulldozed his way into the end zone for his first collegiate score. The Wildcat defense gave ground early, but Clemson stayed off the scoreboard after a pair of missed field goals. The Tigers finally tallied and came within one, 7-6, after a 32-yard pass by quarterback Will Proctor to Durrell Barry in the second quarter. From there, both teams combined for four turnovers on the next seven plays, but UK closed the half with another surprise maneuver. Facing fourth down and four yards to go from his own 20-yard line, Wildcat punter

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INDIVIDUAL STATS RUSHING Kentucky: Little 17-57, Bankhead 3-37, Dixon 8-29, Conner 1-1, M. Johnson 2-1-1, team 1-0, Woodson 8-(-22) Clemson: Davis 8-53, Proctor 9-32, Spiller 5-24, Ford 1-15, Stuckey 1-5, Merriweather 1-1 PA S S I N G Kentucky: Woodson 20-28-0-299-3, Masthay 1-1-0-10-0 Clemson: Proctor 23-39-1-272-3 RECEIVING Kentucky: Burton 5-30,Tamme 4-59-1, S. Johnson 3-67, Lyons 2-50-1, Little 2-15, Dixon 2-2, Ford 1-70-1, McClinton 1-10, Pulley 1-6 Clemson: Kelly 6-66-1, Stuckey 5-93, Grisham 5-49-1, Davis 2-13, Barry 1-32-1, Ford 1-8, Harris 1-5, Merriweather 1-4, Palmer 1-2 TA C K L E S Kentucky: Woodyard 12, McClinton 9, R. Williams 7 Clemson: Hamlin 13, Scott 8, Watkins 6, Adams 6, Gaddis 6

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2007, GAYLORD HOTELS MUSIC CITY BOWL // KENTUCKY 35, FLORIDA STATE 28 t was a case of “Deja Blue” as Kentucky defeated perennial national power Florida State, 35-28, in the 2007 Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl. For the second consecutive year, the Wildcats claimed the Music City Bowl championship, quarterback Andre’ Woodson won the Most Valuable Player Award and a heavily blue-tinted record sellout crowd of 68,661 packed LP Field in Nashville, Tenn. Woodson capped his UK career in fine fashion, completing 32 of 50 passes for 358 yards and four touchdowns. And, as was typical of the season, a variety of players contributed to UK tallying its most points ever in a bowl game. Versatile tailback Rafael Little had one of his best games as a Wildcat, rushing for 152 yards while catching eight passes for 50 yards and a touchdown. Wide receiver Steve Johnson caught seven balls for 124 yards and two TDs. Not expected to participate because of a knee injury, determined wideout Keenan Burton played anyway and also snagged seven passes. Linebacker Wesley Woodyard checked in with his usual solid performance, a game-high 15 tackles. Kentucky struck quickly and never trailed. Safety Roger Williams blocked a punt on the first possession of the game and tight end Jacob Tamme got the Wildcats on the board with a 14-yard touchdown catch. However, a fumble near the FSU goal line and a missed field goal ruined other UK scoring chances and the teams were tied at 14 apiece at halftime. Like the year before, Kentucky took control in the third quarter. Woodson directed a pair of 80-yard touchdown

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Andre’ Woodson was the Music City Bowl Most Valuable Player for the second-consecutive year.

drives, with Little scoring on a two-yard pass reception and tailback Tony Dixon running it home from four yards away. UK made the score 35-21 in the fourth quarter on a 38-yard pass to Johnson, but just like the previous year, the opponent rallied late. FSU drove for a touchdown, got the ball back and was able to throw a bomb to the end zone on the game’s final play, but cornerback David Jones knocked down the pass to preserve the victory. The win marked some big milestones for the Kentucky football program. This was the first time since the 1950 and ‘51 seasons that the Wildcats notched bowl victories in consecutive years. It was the first time since 1976-77 that UK won eight games in back-to-back seasons. SCORING S U M M A R Y KENTUCKY FLORIDA ST.

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FSU 22 33-204 22/50/2 276 83 480 1-0 10/102 6/41.7 6-of-16 29:35

RUSHING Kentucky: Little 28-152 Dixon 4-17-1 Woodson 4-(-26) FSU: Smith 17-156 Weatherford 12-48-2 Parker 2-1 Holloway 1-0, team 1-(-1) PA S S I N G Kentucky: Woodson 32-50-1-358-4 FSU: Weatherford 22-48-2-276-1 Parker 0-1-0-0-0 RECEIVING Kentucky: Little 8-50-1 S. Johnson 7-124-2 Burton 7-56 Lyons 5-78 Tamme 3-35-1 Dixon 1-8 Grinter 1-7 FSU: Parker 8-105 Carr 6-99-1 Fagg 5-51 Owens 2-10 Smith 1-11 TA C K L E S Kentucky: Woodyard Kelley Moore Warford McClinton FSU: Nicholson Williams Rolle Hayes

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2009, AUTOZONE LIBERTY BOWL // KENTUCKY 25, EAST CAROLINA 19 efensive end Ventrell Jenkins scored the game-winning touchdown on a 56-yard fumble return as the Kentucky Wildcats defeated East Carolina 25-19 in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl and won their third-straight bowl game for the first time in school history. With the game tied at 19 and less than four minutes remaining, UK defensive tackle Myron Pryor knocked the ball away from an ECU running back. The 6-foot-2, 285-pound Jenkins scooped up the ball, stiff-armed a Pirate lineman, and thundered his way down the sideline towards the end zone. The senior from Columbia, S.C., pulled a double move on East Carolina quarterback Patrick Pinkney with a devastating stiff arm – knocking an earpad out of Pinkney’s helmet -- and a high step. Jenkins said the next thing he remembered was lying in the end zone with his teammates on top of him. Jenkins’ return capped a big Kentucky comeback. East Carolina led 16-3 at halftime, but senior cornerback David Jones gave a huge lift to the Wildcats by opening the second half with a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. It set a record for the longest kickoff return in the 50-year history of the Liberty Bowl. Kentucky’s lone offensive touchdown came minutes after Jones’ kickoff return. Sophomore wide receiver Kyrus Lanxter caught a pass from quarterback Mike Hartline, broke a tackle, and made a nice inside move to avoid another defender and get into the end zone for a 19-yard touchdown reception. Lones Seiber’s extra point tied the game at 16 and the teams traded field goals before Jenkins’ game-winning fumble rumble. Following Jenkins’ TD, Kentucky got a huge break when East Carolina accidentally downed the kickoff on its own one-yard line. With the help of two pass breakups from freshman cornerback Randall Burden, who was subbing for injured All-American Trevard Lindley, the UK defense forced a punt. UK took over with 2:34 to play and senior tailback Tony Dixon clinched the victory with six straight running plays, grinding out two first downs to run out the clock. Dixon led all rushers with 89 yards on a career-high 28 carries. Hartline completed 19 of 31 passes for 204 yards

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Defensive end Ventrell Jenkins scored the game-winning touchdown with his 56-yard “fumble rumble,” including a stiffarm that knocked an earpad out of the opponent’s helmet.

and a touchdown. Lanxter set career highs with five catches for 46 yards. Kentucky’s defense held up its end of the bargain with several big plays, totaling nine tackles for loss, three quarterback sacks, seven pass breakups and the game’s decisive touchdown. Senior linebacker Braxton Kelley made eight tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack. Defensive tackle Myron Pryor went out with a bang with a career-high seven tackles, one for loss, the caused fumble and a pass breakup. East Carolina took an early 10-0 lead in the first quarter after a Ben Hartman field goal and a 28-yard rushing touchdown by Brandon Simmons. Kentucky got on the board midway through the second quarter with a 21-yard field goal by Seiber, but 12 seconds later East Carolina increased its lead with an 80-yard touchdown pass from Pinkney to Darryl Freeney. That gave the Pirates a 16-3 lead at halftime and set the stage for UK’s second-half heroics. Jenkins was named the game’s overall Most Valuable player, while Hartline and Kelley were selected UK’s most outstanding offensive and defensive players, respectively. After all the bowl games were completed, Jones and Pryor were named to “All-Bowl Teams” by various college football websites in honor of their outstanding performances. SCORING S U M M A R Y KENTUCKY E. CAROLINA

David Jones changed the game’s momentum by opening the second half with a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, the longest return in the 50-year history of the Liberty Bowl.

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ECU – Hartman 22 FG … 5:39 1st qtr. ECU – Simmons 28 run (Hartman kick) … 1:41 2nd qtr. UK – Seiber 21 yd FG … 5:10 2nd qtr. ECU – Freeney 80 pass from Pinkney (kick blocked) … 8:47 2nd qtr. UK – Jones 99 kickoff return (kick blocked) … 14:48 3rd qtr. UK – Lanxter 19 pass from Hartline (Seiber kick) … 8:13 3rd qtr. ECU – Hartman 43 yd FG … 0:06 3rd qtr. UK – Seiber 34 FG … 14:07 4th qtr. UK – Jenkins 56 fumble return (kick blocked) … 3:02 4th qtr. Attendance - 56,125

25 19

UK First Downs 16 Rushing Attempts/ 37/106 Net Rushing Yards Passing C/A/I 19/31/1 Net Passing Yards 204 Offensive Plays 68 Total Offense 310 Fumbles/Lost 1/0 Penalties/Yards 4/35 Punts/Average 6/41.8 Third-Down 7-of-17 Conversations Time of Possession30:43

ECU 17 31/101 18/36/0 296 67 397 2/1 4/17 8/47.8 3-of-15 29:17

RUSHING Kentucky : Dixon 28-89-0 Smith 5-28-0 Conner 1-1-0 Hartline 3-(-12)-0 E. Carolina: Simmons 10-44-1 Whitley 7-31-0 Rogers 3-23-0 Bowman 1-3-0 Pinkney 10-0-0 PA S S I N G Kentucky: Hartline 19-31-1-204-1 E. Carolina: Pinkney 18-36-0-296-1 RECEIVING Kentucky: Lanxter 5-46-1 McCaskill 3-64-0, Dixon 3-17-0, Smith 3-11-0, Adeyemi 2-31-0, Grinter 1-16-0, Drake 1-15-0, Conner 1-4-0 E. Carolina: Drew 5-120-0 Freeney 5-112-1, Simmons 3-23-0, Bowman 2-20-0, Womack 1-15-0, Gidrey 1-4-0 Rogers 1-2-0 TA C K L E S Kentucky: Kelley 8, Pryor 7, McClinton 7, M. Johnson 6, Harrison 5, Jarmon 5


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UNIVERSITY

KENTUCKY QUICK FACTS

2009, GAYLORD HOTELS MUSIC CITY BOWL // CLEMSON 21, KENTUCKY 13

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he exciting duo of Derrick Locke and Randall Cobb combined for 224 all-purpose yards and senior Lones Seiber kicked two field goals, but Clemson downed the Kentucky 21-13 in what would turn out to be head coach Rich Brooks’ final game on the sidelines. Played at Nashville’s LP Field before a crowd of 57,280, the game was primarily dominated by the defenses. Kentucky gained 277 total yards and Clemson’s potent attack was limited to 321 total yards. Kentucky got on the board on its first possession of the game. True freshman quarterback Morgan Newton drove the Wildcats 61 yards, the final 17 on a touchdown pass to junior wide receiver Chris Matthews. Seiber provided the rest of the scoring for the Wildcats, booting field goals of 39 and 44 yards. Clemson, champion of the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference, gradually moved back into contention. The Tigers tied the score at 7-7 on a 32-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Parker to Jacoby Ford, then went ahead 14-10 at halftime with one-yard run by Jamie Harper. Trailing 14-13 to start the fourth quarter, the Wildcats forced a three-and-out and took over at their own 13-yard line. Newton completed a short pass, but Clemson linebacker Kavell Konnor forced the ball loose and the Tigers recovered the only turnover of the game. AllAmerica tailback C.J. Spiller scored three plays later as Clemson went up 21-13. Kentucky tried to battle back on the following possession, keeping the drive alive on a fourth-down conversion by punter Ryan Tydlacka. Four plays later, Newton came up inches short on a fourth-and-eight scramble, and the Wildcats turned the ball over on downs. Clemson was able to run out the remaining time on the clock.

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Coach Rich Brooks concluded his career by taking Kentucky to a school-record four-straight bowl games.

Spiller, the ACC Player of the Year, was the game’s Most Valuable Player. Despite his gaudy numbers entering the game and Heisman-caliber resume, the Kentucky defense did a solid job on Spiller, allowing him just 67 rushing yards and one TD. Sophomore linebacker Danny Trevathan led the UK defense with eight tackles, including one for loss, and caused one fumble. Junior cornerback Paul Warford and senior linebacker Micah Johnson added five tackles each. The loss snapped Kentucky’s three-game bowl winning streak, the longest in school history. Following the game, Brooks announced he probably would step down as head coach and turn the headset over to offensive head coach, and selected coach-in-waiting, Joker Phillips. Brooks finalized the decision a week later. The game marked the second time in four seasons Kentucky played Clemson in the Music City Bowl. The Wildcats won the previous meeting in 2006, 28-20. SCORING S U M M A R Y KENTUCKY CLEMSON

Chris Matthews got the scoring started with a 17-yard touchdown reception from Morgan Newton.

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25:34

RUSHING Kentucky: Locke 18-64 Newton 10-37 R. Cobb 10-36 Allen 2-19 Tydlacka 1-9 Conner 1-2 Clemson: Harper 8-79-1 Spiller 15-67-1 Ellington 4-20 Parker 3-16 Ford 1-2, team 2-(-4) PA S S I N G Kentucky: Newton 13-23-0-98-1 R. Cobb 2-3-0-12-0 Clemson: Parker 8-14-0-141-1 RECEIVING Kentucky – Locke 6-30 McCaskill 4-31 R. Cobb 2-20 Grinter 2-12 Matthews 1-17-1 Clemson – Spiller 3-58 Ford 3-44-1 Palmer 2-39 TA C K L E S Kentucky: Trevathan 8 P. Warford 5 M. Johnson 5 Peters 4

UK – Matthews 17 pass from Newton (Seiber kick) … 10:08 1st qtr. CU – Ford 32 pass from Parker (Jackson kick) … 0:16 1st qtr. UK – Seiber 39 FG … 7:29 2nd qtr. CU – Harper 1 run (Jackson kick) … 5:19 2nd qtr. UK – Seiber 44 FG … 10:15 3rd qtr. CU – Spiller 8 run (Jackson kick) … 10:14 4th qtr. Attendance - 57,280

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NO. 1-RANKED TEAMS

Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W

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1951

Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L

0-28

1958

Auburn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L

0-8

1959

LSU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L

0-9

1960

Ole Miss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L

6-21

1964

Ole Miss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W

27-21

1980

Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L

0-45

Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L

0-65

Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L

28-55

1998

Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L

21-59

2007

LSU. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W 43-37 (3 OT)

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2009

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entucky has played in 222 games against teams ranked in The Associated Press Top 20/25 Poll. The Wildcats own a 39-178-5 record against ranked opponents.

K

1936 (0-1) at #17 Tennessee......................L 1937 (0-1) at #3 Alabama...........................L 1938 (0-2) #18 Alabama .............................L at #4 Tennessee........................L 1939 (0-1-1) at #19 Alabama.........................T #4 Tennessee............................L 1940 (0-1) at #6 Tennessee........................L 1941 (0-1) at #15 Alabama.........................L 1942 (0-3) #3 Alabama ...............................L at #3 Georgia Tech....................L at #11 Tennessee......................L

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0-41

6-26 0-46

7-7 0-19

0-33

0-30

0-14 7-47 0-26

1944 (0-2) at #18 Mississippi St. ................L #15 Tennessee..........................L

0-26 7-21

1945 (0-2) #4 Alabama ...............................L #14 Tennessee..........................L

19-60 0-14

7-41

1946 (0-3) at #8 Georgia ............................L at #11 Alabama.........................L at #7 Tennessee........................L

13-28 7-21 0-7

1947 (2-1) #9 Georgia................................W at #10 Vanderbilt.......................W #18 Alabama .............................L

26-0 14-0 0-13

1949 (0-2) at #17 SMU ...............................L #15 Santa Clara (Orange Bowl) L

1955 (2-0-1) #8 Ole Miss...............................W at #14 Auburn............................T #17 Tennessee .........................W

21-14 14-14 23-0

1956 (0-3) #4 Georgia Tech........................L at #9 Ole Miss ...........................L at #2 Tennessee........................L

6-14 7-37 7-20

1957 (1-4) at #11 Georgia Tech..................L #19 Ole Miss .............................L at #9 Auburn..............................L at #17 LSU ................................L #12 Tennessee .........................W

0-13 0-15 0-6 0-21 20-6

1958 (0-3) at #9 Ole Miss ...........................L #1 Auburn..................................L at #9 LSU ..................................L

6-27 0-8 7-32

1959 (1-3) #4 Ole Miss ...............................L at #14 Auburn............................L #1 LSU ......................................L #20 Tennessee .........................W

0-16 0-33 0-9 20-0

1960 (0-1) at #1 Ole Miss ...........................L

6-21

7-20 13-21

1961 (0-2) #2 Ole Miss ...............................L at #10 LSU ................................L

6-20 14-24

1950 (2-1) #17 Florida................................W at #9 Tennessee........................L #1 Oklahoma (Sugar Bowl) ......W

40-6 0-7 13-7

1951 (3-2) #11 Georgia Tech......................L #12 Villanova ............................W #19 Miami (Fla.)........................W #1 Tennessee............................L *#11 TCU (Cotton Bowl) ...........W

7-13 35-13 32-0 0-28 20-7

1962 (0-2) at #7 Ole Miss ...........................L #4 LSU ......................................L 1964 (2-1) at #1 Ole Miss ..........................W #7 Auburn .................................W #9 LSU ......................................L

27-21 20-0 7-27

1965 (1-0) #10 Georgia..............................W

28-10

1952 (0-1-1) at #7 Tennessee........................T at #15 Florida ............................L

14-14 0-27

1967 (0-2) #6 Georgia.................................L #2 Tennessee............................L

7-31 7-17

1953 (2-0-1) at #14 LSU ................................T #20 Mississippi State................W at #12 Rice ...............................W

6-6 32-13 19-13

1968 (1-3) #20 Oregon State .....................W at #20 LSU ................................L #8 Georgia.................................L at #8 Tennessee........................L

35-34 3-13 14-35 7-24

1954 (1-2) #3 Maryland ..............................L at #9 Ole Miss ...........................L at #15 Georgia Tech .................W

0-20 9-28 13- 6

1969 (1-5) #14 Indiana................................L #8 Ole Miss...............................W

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#9 LSU ......................................L at #13 Georgia ..........................L at #15 Florida ............................L #9 Tennessee............................L

10-37 0-30 6-31 26-31

1970 (1-4) #13 Kansas State .....................W at #5 Ole Miss ...........................L #12 Auburn................................L at #15 LSU ................................L at #8 Tennessee........................L

16-3 17-20 15-33 7-14 0-45

1971 (0-4) at #5 Auburn..............................L #12 LSU ....................................L at #8 Georgia ............................L #11 Tennessee..........................L

6-38 13-17 0-34 7-21

1972 (0-3) at #7 Alabama...........................L at #7 LSU ..................................L at #12 Tennessee......................L

0-35 0-10 7-17

1973 (1-2) #4 Alabama ...............................L at #9 LSU ..................................L #14 Tulane ................................W

14-28 21-28 34-7

1974 (1-1) at #10 Auburn............................L #9 Florida..................................W

13-31 41-24

1975 (0-2-1) #20 Maryland ............................T at #10 Penn State .....................L at #14 Florida ............................L

10-10 3-10 7-48

1976 (4-3) at #13 Kansas ...........................L #20 Penn State.........................W #16 LSU....................................W #10 Georgia...............................L at #5 Maryland ..........................L #15 Florida................................W *#19 North Carolina..................W * Peach Bowl

16-37 22-6 21-7 7-31 14-24 28-9 21- 0

1977 (3-0) #17 West Virginia......................W at #4 Penn State.......................W at #16 LSU................................W

28-13 24-20 33-13

1978 (0-4) at #15 Maryland ........................L #5 Penn State............................L #16 LSU ....................................L #16 Georgia...............................L

3-20 0-30 0-21 16-17

1980 (0-4) at #4 Oklahoma.........................L

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at #1 Alabama...........................L #6 Georgia.................................L #20 Florida.................................L

0-45 0-27 15-17

1981 (0-3) #12 Alabama .............................L #14 Clemson .............................L at #7 Georgia ............................L

10-19 3-21 0-21

1982 (0-2) #16 LSU ....................................L #3 Georgia.................................L

10-34 14-27

1983 (0-4) #7 Auburn..................................L at #7 Georgia ............................L at #14 Florida ............................L *#18 West Virginia .....................L * Hall of Fame Bowl 1984 (1-3) #10 LSU ....................................L #13 Georgia...............................L #5 Florida...................................L *#19 Wisconsin.........................W * Hall of Fame Bowl

21-49 21-47 7-24 16-20

10-36 7-37 17-25 20-19

1985 (0-3) at #17 LSU ................................L at #11 Florida ............................L #16 Tennessee..........................L

0-10 13-15 0-42

1986 (0-1) #12 LSU ....................................L

16-25

1987 (0-3) at #6 LSU ..................................L at #12 Georgia ..........................L #18 Tennessee..........................L

9-34 14-17 22-24

1988 (1-3) at #7 Auburn..............................L #12 Alabama .............................L at #19 LSU ................................L #11 Georgia..............................W

10-20 27-31 12-15 16-10

1989 (0-3) at #15 Alabama.........................L #11 Auburn................................L #8 Tennessee............................L

3-15 12-24 10-31

1990 (0-2) #6 Florida...................................L at #10 Tennessee......................L 1991 (0-2) at #5 Florida ..............................L #10 Tennessee..........................L

15-47 28-42

26-35 7-16

1992 (0-4) OF KENTUCKY at #4 Florida ..............................L 19-35 #7 Georgia.................................L #24 Mississippi State.................L at #20 Tennessee......................L

7-40 36-37 13-34

1993 (1-3) #7 Florida...................................L #25 Ole Miss.............................W #7 Tennessee............................L #24 Clemson (Peach Bowl).......L

20-24 21-0 0-48 13-14

1994 (0-2) at #2 Florida ..............................L at #9 Auburn..............................L

7-73 14-41

1995 (0-3) #5 Florida...................................L #12 Auburn................................L #4 Tennessee............................L

7-42 21-42 31-34

1996 (0-4) at #1 Florida ..............................L at #13 Alabama.........................L at #17 LSU ................................L at #9 Tennessee........................L

0-65 7-35 14-41 10-56

1997 (1-4) #1 Florida...................................L #20 Alabama (OT) ....................W at #16 Georgia ..........................L #16 LSU ....................................L #5 Tennessee............................L

28-55 40-34 13-23 28-63 31-59

1998 (1-5) at #8 Florida ..............................L at #22 Arkansas ........................L at #21 LSU................................W #11 Georgia...............................L at #1 Tennessee........................L #22 Penn St. (Outback Bowl)....L

35-51 20-27 39-36 26-28 21-59 14-26

1999 (1-4) #3 Florida...................................L #20 Arkansas............................W at #14 Georgia ..........................L at #8 Mississippi State ..............L #7 Tennessee............................L 2000 (0-3) at #3 Florida ..............................L #12 Georgia...............................L #8 Mississippi State...................L 2001 (0-4) #2 Florida.................................L at #13 South Carolina ...............L at #17 Georgia ..........................L #6 Tennessee............................L

10-38 31-20 34-49 22-23 21-56

31-59 30-34 17-35

10-44 6-42 29-43 35-38

QUICK FACTS 2002 (1-3) at #17 Louisville........................W at #7 Florida ..............................L #5 Georgia.................................L #16 Louisiana State...................L

22-17 34-41 24-52 30-33

2003 (0-3) #25 Florida.................................L at #6 Georgia ............................L #7 Tennessee............................L

21-24 10-30 7-20

2004 (0-4) at #16 Florida ............................L at #3 Auburn..............................L #8 Georgia.................................L at #15 Tennessee......................L

3-20 10-42 17-62 31-37

2005 (0-4) #12 Louisville.............................L #5 Florida...................................L #17 Auburn................................L at #14 Georgia ..........................L

24-31 28-49 27-49 13-45

2006 (0-4) at #13 Louisville.........................L at #5 Florida ..............................L at #16 LSU ................................L at #19 Tennessee......................L

28-59 7-26 0-49 12-17

2007 (2-4) #9 Louisville..............................W at #11 South Carolina ...............L #1 LSU (3 OT) ..........................W #14 Florida.................................L at #8 Georgia ............................L #19 Tennessee (4 OT)...............L

40-34 23-38 43-37 37-45 13-24 50-52

2008 (0-3) at #2 Alabama...........................L at #5 Florida ..............................L #14 Georgia...............................L

14-17 5-63 38-42

2009 (0-3) #1 Florida...................................L #3 Alabama ...............................L at #25 South Carolina ...............L 2010 (1-3) at #9 Florida ..............................L #8 Auburn .................................L #10 South Carolina...................W at #21 Mississippi State ............L

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Auburn

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Clemson

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0

Florida

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0

Georgia

3 25

0

Georgia Tech 1

4

0

Indiana

0

1

0

Kansas

0

1

0

Kansas State 1

0

0

LSU

4 23

1

Louisville

2

2

0

Maryland

0

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1

Miami, Fla.

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0

0

Mississippi State1

5

0

North Carolina 1

0

0

Oklahoma

1

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0

Ole Miss

4

9

0

Oregon State 1

0

0

Penn State

2

3

0

Rice

1

0

0

Santa Clara

0

1

0

South Carolina 1

3

0

SMU

0

1

0

TCU

1

0

0

Tennessee

3 34

1

Tulane

1

0

0

Vanderbilt

1

0

0

Villanova

1

0

0

West Virginia

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Wisconsin

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UK PLAYERS IN NFL/AFL DRAFT 1937

Jeff Van Note, 11th, Falcons

Bert Johnson, 5th, Dodgers Gene Meyers, 8th, Giants Stan Nevers, 10th, Steelers

1970 Dick Palmer, 10th, Colts Dick Beard, 17th, Jets

1939 1971

Sherm Hinkebein, 8th, Cards

Bill McCubbin, 12th, Bears Luke Lindon, 20th, Rams

Dave Hardt, 6th, Patriots Dave Roller, 13th, Giants Ray Makin, 15th, Steelers Dave Purcell, 16th, 49ers

1941

1972

Jim Hardin, 11th, Bears John Eibner, 15th, Steelers Charlie Ishmael, 18th, Lions Joe Bailey 21st, Packers

Joe Federspiel, 4th, Saints Bill Bushong, 7th, Packers

1940

1942

1973 Randall Cobb was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 2011 National Football League Draft. He is UK’s highest selection in the NFL draft since 2003.

Ken King, 9th, Cardinals Dan Neal, 11th, Colts

Noah Mullins, 10th, Bears 1974 Clyde Johnson, 5th, Rams Clark Wood, 13th, Bears

Ralph Genito, 18th, 49ers Jim Howe, 20th, Packers Lee Truman, 25th, Cardinals Ben Zaranka, 29th, Packers

1944

1951

Charley Walker, 13th, Redskins Charley Kuhn, 26th, Rams Bill Portwood, 26th, Yankees

Bob Gain, 1st, Packers Walt Yowarsky, 3rd, Redskins Al Bruno, 3rd, Eagles Bob Pope, 11th, Eagles Bill Leskovar, 14th, Cardinals Clay Webb, 15th, Steelers Bill Wanamaker, 15th, Yankees Dom Fucci, 18th, Redskins Dick Martin, 28th, Cardinals 1952

1943

1945 Gene Meeks, 9th, Cardinals Jim Little, 16th, Giants Bill Griffin, 20th, Rams 1946 Jess Tunstill, 26th, Bears

Dick Moloney, 11th, Giants Dick Shatto, 15th, Rams Jack Butler, 17th, Rams Howard Schnellenberger, 21st, Redskins Bill Wheeler, 25th, Cardinals Bradley Mills, 25th, Colts

Irv Goode, 4th, Chiefs Bob Butler, 9th, Eagles Junior Hawthorne, 18th, Vikings Dave Gash, 25th, Bills

Tom Hutchinson, 1st, Browns Tom Hutchinson, 2nd, Bills

Elmore Stephens, 2nd, Chiefs Rick Nuzum, 5th, Rams Tom Ehlers, 13th, Eagles

1964

1976

Herschel Turner, 2nd, Cardinals

Sonny Collins, 2nd, Falcons Wally Pesuit, 5th, Cowboys Steve Campassi, 16th, Eagles

1957 J. T. Frankenberger, 6th, Redskins Dave Kuhn, 17th, 49ers

1966 1958

1960

Sam Ball, 1st, Colts Sam Ball, 2nd, Jets Rick Norton, 2nd, Browns Rick Norton, 1st, Dolphins Rodger Bird, 1st, Raiders Rick Kestner, 18th, Dolphins Rick Kestner, 3rd, Colts Doug Davis, 5th, Vikings

Glenn Shaw, 11th, Bears

1967

1961

Bob Windsor, 2nd, 49ers Larry Seiple, 7th, Dolphins Pat Riley, 11th, Cowboys

Lou Michaels, 1st, Rams Henry Herzog, 29th, Lions

1948 Jay Rhodemyre, 7th, Packers

1953

1949 Wallace Jones, 7th, Bears Dick Hensley, 11th, Giants George Blanda, 12th, Bears

Bob Fry, 3rd, Rams Gene Donaldson, 3rd, Browns Ralph Charney, 11th, Bears Ray Correll, 23rd, Steelers Ralph Paolone, 29th, Eagles

1950

1954

Calvin Bird, 6th, Chargers Calvin Bird, 17th, Browns Charles Sturgeon, 10th, Broncos Tom Rodgers, 12th, Lions

Harry Ulinski, 4th, Redskins Don Phelps, 5th, Browns Lloyd McDermott, 6th, Eagles

Steve Meilinger, 1st, Redskins Thomas Adkins, 17th, Colts

1962

1969

Irv Goode, 1st, Cardinals

Dicky Lyons, 4th, Falcons

Ermal Allen, 3rd, Cardinals Phil Cutchin, 27th, Eagles

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1959 Jim Bowie, 22nd, Eagles

Frank LeMaster, 4th, Eagles Cecil Bowens, 14th, Patriots Darryl Bishop, 16th, Bengals Dave Margavage, 16th, Colts 1975

1963

Babe Parilli, 1st, Packers Jim Mackenzie, 6th, Giants Ed Hamilton, 13th, Eagles John Griggs, 17th, Rams Frank Fuller, 26th, Rams Doug Moseley, 28th, Yankees

1947

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1956

1977 Warren Bryant, 1st, Falcons Randy Burke, 1st, Colts 1978 Art Still, 1st, Chiefs Derrick Ramsey, 5th, Raiders Mike Martin, 9th, Bears Will Grant, 10th, Bills Dallas Owens, 10th, Colts Gerald Blanton, 11th, Bills 1979

1968 Dwight Little, 11th, Lions

James Ramey, 3rd, Browns Jim Kovach, 4th, Saints Kelly Kirchbaum, 5th, Jets Rod Stewart, 6th, Bills (supplemental)


HISTORY & TRADITION

UNIVERSITY Reggie Rusk, 7th, Buccaneers

NFL FIRST-ROUND DRAFT CHOICES

1997 Van Hiles, 5th, Bears Chris Ward, 7th, Ravens 1998 Kio Sanford, 7th, Chargers 1999 Tim Couch, 1st, Browns Craig Yeast, 4th, Bengals 2000

Quarterback Tim Couch was the overall first pick of the 1999 NFL Draft.

Bob Winkel, 7th, Vikings Robert Hawkins, 8th, Raiders Dan Fowler, 10th, Giants David Stephens, 12th, Vikings 1980 Larry Carter, 3rd, Broncos Lester Boyd, 6th, Saints Tom Kearns, 7th, Patriots

James Whalen, 5th, Buccaneers 2001

Jerry Reese, 5th, Steelers Mark Higgs, 8th, Cowboys Greg Kunkel, 12th, Raiders

Eric Kelly, 3rd, Vikings Marlon McCree, 7th, Jaguars Quentin McCord, 7th, Falcons

1989

2002

David Johnson, 7th, Steelers Ivy Joe Hunter, 7th, Colts Chris Chenault, 8th, Bengals Charlie Darrington, 9th, Redskins

Dennis Johnson, 3rd, Cardinals

Dewayne Robertson, 1st, Jets Artose Pinner, 4th, Lions

1990

2004

Oliver Barnett, 3rd, Falcons Donnie Gardner, 7th, Buccaneers Andy Murray, 7th, Oilers

Derek Abney, 7th, Ravens

Year Player, Pos. (Selection)

NFL Team

1951 Bob Gain, T (5)

Green Bay

1952 Babe Parilli, QB (4)

Green Bay

1954 Steve Meilinger, E (8)

Washington

1958 Lou Michaels, T (4)

Los Angeles

1962 Irv Goode, C (12)

St. Louis

1963 Tom Hutchinson, E (9)

Cleveland

1966 Sam Ball, T (15)

Baltimore

1966 Rick Norton, QB (2)

Miami

1966 Rodger Bird, DB (NA)

Oakland

1977 Warren Bryant, OT (6)

Atlanta

1977 Randy Burke, WR (26)

Baltimore

2010

1978 Art Still, DT (2)

Kansas City

Corey Peters, 3rd, Falcons Trevard Lindley, 4th, Eagles John Conner, 5th, Jets

1985 George Adams, TB (19)

N.Y. Giants

1999 Tim Couch, QB (1)

Cleveland

2003 Dewayne Robertson, DT (4)

N.Y. Jets

2003

1981 Tim Gooch, 9th, Colts 1982 Jim Campbell, 11th, Oilers 1984 John Grimsley, 6th, Oilers 1985 George Adams, 1st, Giants Cam Jacobs, 5th, Steelers Oliver White, 10th, Steelers Jeff Smith, 11th, Chargers 1986 Maurice Douglass, 8th, Bears Jon Dumbauld, 10th, Saints 1987 Tony Mayes, 5th, Buccaneers Marc Logan, 5th, Bengals Bill Ransdell, 12th, Jets 1988 Dermontti Dawson, 2nd, Steelers

1991 Al Baker, 10th, Jets Jeff Brady, 12th, Steelers 1993 Dean Wells, 4th, Seahawks Todd Perry, 4th, Bears Chuck Bradley, 6th, Oilers Doug Pelfrey, 8th, Bengals 1994 Terry Samuels, 6th, Cardinals Zane Beehn, 7th, Chargers Marty Moore, 7th, Patriots 1995 Melvin Johnson, 2nd, Buccaneers

Kentucky has had 15 players selected in the first round of the National Football League draft. In 1966, the Wildcats had a school-record three players selected in the first round. In 1999, Tim Couch was the first player selected.

2005 Sweet Pea Burns, 3rd, Colts 2008 Jacob Tamme, 4th, Colts Keenan Burton, 4th, Rams Andre’ Woodson, 6th, Giants Steve Johnson, 7th, Bills 2009 Jeremy Jarmon, 3rd, Redskins (supplemental) Myron Pryor, 6th, Patriots

2011 Randall Cobb, 2nd, Packers

1996 Moe Williams, 3rd, Vikings

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UK PLAYERS IN THE PROS GEORGE ADAMS, RB New York Giants 1985-89 New England Patriots 1990-91

WILL GRANT, C Buffalo Bills 1978-85, 87 Seattle Seahawks 1986

ERMAL ALLEN, QB Cleveland Browns 1947

OTIS GRIGSBY, DE Miami Dolphins 2003 Carolina Panthers 2006-07 Minnesota Vikings 2007-08

SAM BALL, T Baltimore Colts 1966-71

JOHN GRIMSLEY, LB Houston Oilers 1984-90 Miami Dolphins 1991-93

OLIVER BARNETT, DT Atlanta Falcons 1990-92 Buffalo Bills 1993-94 San Francisco 49ers 1995

RUSSELL HAIRSTON, WR Pittsburgh Steelers 1987

ARLISS BEACH, RB Green Bay Packers 2006

STEVEN HALL, CB Indianapolis Colts 1996 Minnesota Vikings 1996

RODGER BIRD, DB Oakland Raiders 1966-68

DICK HENSLEY, E New York Giants 1949 Pittsburgh Steelers 1952 Chicago Bears 1953

GEORGE BLANDA, QB-PK Chicago Bears 1949-58 Baltimore Colts, 1950 Houston Oilers 1960-66 Oakland Raiders 1967-75

MARK HIGGS, RB Dallas Cowboys 1988 Philadelphia Eagles 1989 Miami Dolphins 1990-93 Arizona Cardinals 1994-95

JERRY BLANTON, LB Kansas City Chiefs 1979-85 SHANE BOYD, QB Arizona Cardinals 2006 Houston Texans 2007 CHUCK BRADLEY, OT Cincinnati Bengals 1993 JEFF BRADY, LB Pittsburgh Steelers 1991 Green Bay Packers 1992 Los Angeles Rams 1993 San Diego Chargers 1993 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1994 Minnesota Vikings 1995-97 Carolina Panthers 1998 Indianapolis Colts 1999

BOB BUTLER, G Philadelphia Eagles 1962 New York Jets 1963

THOM DORNBROOK, OG-C Pittsburgh Steelers 1979 Miami Dolphins 1980

SONNY COLLINS, RB Atlanta Falcons 1976

BOB DOUGHERTY, LB Los Angeles Rams 1957 Pittsburgh Steelers 1958 Oakland Raiders 1960-63

JOHN CONNER, RB New York Jets, 2010 TIM COUCH, QB Cleveland Browns 1999-2003

MAURICE DOUGLASS, DB Chicago Bears 1986-94 New York Giants 1995-96

WARREN BRYANT, OT Atlanta Falcons 1978-84 Los Angeles Raiders 1984

BOB DAVIS, B Cleveland Rams 1938 Philadelphia Eagles 1942 Boston Yanks 1944-46

CORNELL BURBAGE, WR Dallas Cowboys 1987-89

DOUG DAVIS, T Minnesota Vikings 1966-72

TOM EHLERS, LB Philadelphia Eagles 1975-77 Buffalo Bills 1978

RANDY BURKE, WR Baltimore Colts 1978-81

DERMONTTI DAWSON, C Pittsburgh Steelers 1988-2000

JOHN EIBNER, T Philadelphia Eagles 1941-42, 46

VINCENT BURNS, DT Indianapolis Colts 2005

CHRIS DEMAREE, DE San Diego Chargers 2002 Carolina Panthers 2003

JOE FEDERSPIEL, LB New Orleans Saints 1972-80 Baltimore Colts 1981

GENE DONALDSON, G Cleveland Browns 1953

DON FIELDER, DE Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1985

KEENAN BURTON, WR St. Louis Rams 2008-09

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JON DUMBAULD, DE New Orleans Saints 1986, 88 Philadelphia Eagles 1987-88

DAN FOWLER, OG New York Giants 1979 BOB FRY, T Los Angeles Rams 1953-59 Dallas Cowboys 1960-64 DOM FUCCI, B Detroit Lions 1955 FRANK FULLER, DT Los Angeles Rams 1953, 55, 57-58 Chicago Cardinals 1959 St. Louis Cardinals 1960-62 Philadelphia Eagles 1963 BOB GAIN, T Cleveland Browns 1952, 1954-64 CARWELL GARDNER, DE Buffalo Bills 1990-95 DONNIE GARDNER, DT Miami Dolphins 1991 WILLIE GARY, DB St. Louis Rams 2001 IRV GOODE, C St. Louis Cardinals 1962-71 Miami Dolphins 1973-74

VAN HILES, DB Chicago Bears 1997 GLENN HOLT, WR Cincinnati Bengals 2006-08 IVY JOE HUNTER, TB Indianapolis Colts 1989-90 New England Patriots 1991 TOM HUTCHINSON, WR Cleveland Browns 1963-65 Atlanta Falcons 1966 CAM JACOBS, LB Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1987 JEREMY JARMON, DE Washington Redskins 2009-10 BERT JOHNSON, B Brooklyn Dodgers 1937 Chicago Bears 1938-39 Chicago Cardinals 1939-41 Philadelphia Eagles 1942 CLYDE JOHNSON, T Los Angeles Rams 1946-47 DAVID JOHNSON, CB Pittsburgh Steelers 1989-93 Atlanta Falcons 1994-96


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UNIVERSITY

DENNIS JOHNSON, DE Arizona Cardinals 2002-03 San Francisco 49ers 2004

MELVIN JOHNSON, FS Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1995-97 Kansas City Chiefs 1998 MICAH JOHNSON, LB Miami Dolphins 2010 STEVE JOHNSON, WR Buffalo Bills 2008-10 ERIC KELLY, CB Minnesota Vikings 2001-03 SHIPWRECK KELLY, RB New York Giants 1932 Brooklyn Dodgers 1933-34, 37 RALPH KERCHEVAL RB-K Brooklyn Dodgers 1934-40 RICK KESTNER, WR Baltimore Colts 1966-67 Miami Dolphins 1967-78 DON KING, T Cleveland Browns 1954 Green Bay Packers 1956 Philadelphia Eagles 1956 Denver Broncos 1960 KELLY KIRCHBAUM, LB Kansas City Chiefs 1980 Philadelphia Eagles 1987 DOUG KOTAR, RB New York Giants 1974-81 JIM KOVACH, LB New Orleans Saints 1979-85 San Francisco 49ers 1985 FRANK LEMASTER, LB Philadelphia Eagles 1974-82 TREVARD LINDLEY, CB Philadelphia Eagles, 2010 LUKE LINDON, T Detroit Lions 1944-45 JIM LITTLE, T New York Giants 1945 MARC LOGAN, RB Cincinnati Bengals 1987-88 Miami Dolphins 1989-91 San Francisco 49ers 1992-94 Washington Redskins 1995-97 JARED LORENZEN, QB New York Giants 2005-07

DICKY LYONS, S New Orleans Saints 1970

P , LB T , OG OF DMiamiKDolphins ENTUCKY QRUICK 1970 Cincinnati Bengals 1987

RICK MASSIE, WR Denver Broncos 1987-88 TIM MASTHAY, P Green Bay Packers 2010 TONY MAYES, DB St. Louis Cardinals 1987 BUBBA MCCOLLUM, DT Houston Oilers 1974 QUENTIN MCCORD, WR Atlanta Falcons 2001-03 MARLON MCCREE, DB Jacksonville Jaguars 2001-03 Houston Texans 2003-04 Carolina Panthers 2005 San Diego Chargers 2006-07 Denver Broncos 2008 LLOYD MCDERMOTT, T Detroit Lions 1950 Chicago Cardinals 1950-51 JOHN MCVEIGH, DL Seattle Seahawks 1987 STEVE MEILINGER, E Washington Redskins 1956-57 Green Bay Packers 1958-60 Pittsburgh Steelers 1961 LOU MICHAELS, DE-K Los Angeles Rams 1958-60 Pittsburgh Steelers 1961-63 Baltimore Colts 1964-69 Green Bay Packers 1971 MARTY MOORE, LB New England Patriots 1994-99, 2001 Cleveland Browns 2000 NOAH MULLINS, B Chicago Bears 1946-48 New York Giants 1949 DAN NEAL, C Baltimore Colts 1973-74 Chicago Bears 1975-83 RICK NORTON, QB Miami Dolphins 1966-69 Green Bay Packers 1970 RICK NUZUM, C Los Angeles Rams 1977 Green Bay Packers 1978 GLENN PAKULAK, P New Orleans Saints 2008 Washington Redskins 2009

ICK

ALMER

Buffalo Bills 1972 New Orleans Saints 1972-73 Atlanta Falcons 1974 BABE PARILLI, QB Green Bay Packers 1952-53, 57-58 Cleveland Browns 1956 Oakland Raiders 1960 Boston Patriots 1961-67 New York Jets 1968-69 DOUG PELFREY, PK Cincinnati Bengals 1993-99 TODD PERRY, OG Chicago Bears 1993-2000 Miami Dolphins 2001-03 WALLY PESUIT, OT-C Atlanta Falcons 1976 Miami Dolphins 1977-78 Detroit Lions 1979-80 COREY PETERS, DT Atlanta Falcons, 2010 DON PHELPS, B Cleveland Browns 1950-52 JOKER PHILLIPS, WR Washington Redskins 1985, 87

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FACTS

JEFF VAN NOTE, C Atlanta Falcons 1969-86

ICHEY

DEWAYNE ROBERTSON, DT New York Jets 2003-07 Denver Broncos 2008 JIMMY ROBINSON, WR New Orleans Saints 2001 DAVE ROLLER, DT New York Giants 1971-74 Green Bay Packers 1975-78 Minnesota Vikings 1979-80

MOE WILLIAMS, RB Minnesota Vikings 1996-2000, 2002-05 Baltimore Ravens 2001

LARRY SEIPLE, P Miami Dolphins 1967-77 WASHINGTON SERINI, G Chicago Bears 1948-51 Green Bay Packers 1952 JOHN SHANNON, DE Chicago Bears 1988-89

BRAD PYATT, WR Indianapolis Colts 2003-04

LARRY SMITH, LB Houston Oilers 1987

JAMES RAMEY, DE St. Louis Cardinals 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1987

OMAR SMITH, C New York Giants 2002-03

DICK RICHARDS, WB Brooklyn Dodgers 1933

KEN WILLIS, K Dallas Cowboys 1990-91 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1992 New York Giants 1992 EARL WILSON, DE San Diego Chargers 1985-87 BOB WINDSOR, TE San Francisco 49ers 1967-71 New England Patriots 1972-75

ALFONSO SMITH, RB Arizona Cardinals 2010

JAY RHODEMYRE, C Green Bay Packers 1948-49, 51-52

MARK WHEELER, TE Detroit Lions 1987

TERRY SAMUELS, TE Arizona Cardinals 1994-95

MYRON PRYOR, DT New England Patriots 2009-10

JERRY REESE, DE Pittsburgh Steelers 1988

JAMES WHALEN, TE Dallas Cowboys 2000-03

GARRY WILLIAMS, OT Carolina Panthers 2009-10

ARTOSE PINNER, RB Detroit Lions 2003-05 Minnesota Vikings 2006 Atlanta Falcons 2007

BILL RANSDELL, QB Indianapolis Colts 1988

DEAN WELLS, LB Seattle Seahawks 1993-98 Carolina Panthers 1999-2001

REGGIE RUSK, FS Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1996-97 Seattle Seahawks 1997 San Diego Chargers 1999-2000

GLENN SHAW, RB Chicago Bears 1960 Minnesota Vikings 1961 Los Angeles Rams 1962 Oakland Raiders 1963-64

DERRICK RAMSEY, TE Oakland Raiders 1978-81 Los Angeles Raiders 1982-83 New England Patriots 1983-85 Detriot Lions 1987

CHRIS WARD, DE Baltimore Ravens 1997

BOB WINKEL, DT New York Jets 1979-80 CAL WITHROW, C San Diego Chargers 1970 Green Bay Packers 1971-73 St. Louis Cardinals 1974 WESLEY WOODYARD, LB Denver Broncos 2008-10 RALPH WRIGHT Brooklyn Dodgers 1933

ART STILL, DE Kansas City Chiefs 1978-87 Buffalo Bills 1988-89

CRAIG YEAST, WR Cincinnati Bengals 1999-2000 New York Jets 2001

BOB TALAMINI, G Houston Oilers 1960-67 New York Jets 1968

WALT YOWARSKY, E Washington Redskins 1951-54 Detroit Lions 1955 New York Giants 1955-57 San Francisco 49ers 1958

JACOB TAMME, TE Indianapolis Colts 2008-10 HERSCHEL TURNER, G St. Louis Cardinals 1964-65 HARRY ULINSKI, C Washington Redskins 1950-51, 53-56

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UK PLAYERS IN THE SUPER BOWL Twenty-seven Wildcats have played for teams that advanced to the Super Bowl a total of 36 times. Carwell Gardner leads the list with four Super Bowl appearances with Buffalo and Larry Seiple played in three Super Bowls with Miami.

WILLIE GARY St. Louis Rams 2001

JARED LORENZEN New York Giants 2008

GEORGE ADAMS NEW YORK GIANTS 1987

DERMONTTI DAWSON P ITTSBURGH S TEELERS 1996

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KENTUCKY LQUICK FACTS M OU

ICHAELS

BALTIMORE COLTS 1969

TIM MASTHAY Green Bay Packers 2011

SUPER BOWL WILDCATS Here is the list of players, the teams for which they played, and the Super Bowls in which the teams played: Player George Adams Sam Ball Oliver Barnett Rodger Bird George Blanda Alfonzo Browning Doug Davis Dermontti Dawson Chris Demaree Thom Dornbrook Carwell Gardner Willie Gary Irv Goode Frank LeMaster Marc Logan Jared Lorenzen Rick Massie Tim Masthay Lou Michaels Marty Moore Babe Parilli Joker Phillips Derrick Ramsey Larry Seiple Bob Talamini Jacob Tamme

Team(s) New York Giants Baltimore Buffalo Oakland Oakland San Francisco Minnesota Pittsburgh Carolina Pittsburgh Buffalo St. Louis Miami Philadelphia Cincinnati San Francisco New York Giants Denver Green Bay Baltimore New England New York Jets Washington Oakland New England Miami New York Jets Indianapolis Colts

Super Bowl(s) 1987 1969, 1971 1994 1968 1968 1995 1970 1996 2004 1980 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 2001 1974 1981 1989 1995 2008 1988 2011 1969 1997, 2002 1969 1988 1981 1986 1972, 1973, 1974 1969 2010

SAM BALL BALTIMORE COLTS 1969 AND 1971

D ERRICK R AMSEY Oakland Raiders 1981 New England Patriots 1986

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KENTUCKY IN THE POLLS KENTUCKY IN THE WEEKLY A.P. RANKINGS Date Oct. 30, 1939 Nov. 6, 1939 Oct. 7, 1946 Oct. 13, 1947 Oct. 20, 1947 Oct. 27, 1947 Oct. 3, 1949 Oct. 10, 1949 Oct. 17, 1949 Oct. 24, 1949 Oct. 31, 1949 Nov. 7, 1949 Nov. 14, 1949 Nov. 21, 1949 Nov. 28, 1949 Preseason 1950 Oct. 2, 1950 Oct. 9, 1950 Oct. 16, 1950 Oct. 23, 1950 Oct. 30, 1950 Nov. 6, 1950 Nov. 13, 1950 Nov. 20, 1950 Nov. 27, 1950 Preseason 1951 Oct. 1, 1951 Oct. 22, 1951 Oct. 29, 1951 Nov. 5, 1951 Nov. 12, 1951 Nov. 19, 1951 Nov. 26, 1951 Dec. 3, 1951 Nov. 24, 1952 Dec. 1, 1952 Oct. 19, 1953 Oct. 26, 1953 Nov. 2, 1953 Nov. 9, 1953 Nov. 16, 1953 Nov. 23, 1953 Nov. 30, 1953 Oct. 3, 1955 Oct. 10,1955 Oct. 31, 1955 Preseason 1957 Sept. 22, 1958 Oct. 5, 1964 Sept. 20, 1965 Sept. 27, 1965 Nov. 1, 1965 Nov. 8, 1965 Jan. 4, 1977 Oct. 3, 1977 Oct. 10, 1977 Oct. 17, 1977 Oct. 24, 1977 Oct. 31, 1977 Nov. 7, 1977 Nov. 14, 1977 Nov. 21, 1977 Nov. 28, 1977 Jan. 3, 1978 Preseason 1978 Sept. 12, 1978 Oct. 9, 1984 Oct. 16, 1984 Jan. 3, 1985 Sept. 16, 2007 Sept. 23, 2007 Sept. 30, 2007 Oct. 7, 2007 Oct. 14, 2007 Oct. 21, 2007 Nov. 4, 2007 Nov. 11, 2007

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Rank 15th 18th 19th 20th 14th 13th 15th 8th 7th 14th 13th 14th 11th 20th 11th 13th 6th 5th 4th 4th 5th 4th 5th 3rd 7th 6th 17th 17th 14th 12th 9th 9th 17th 15th 19th 20th 16th 19th 14th 13th 13th 13th 16th 19th 20th 17th 20th 17th 5th 10th 6th 10th 10th 18th 16th 12th 8th 7th 7th 7th 7th 7th 7th 6th 15th 17th 19th 16th 19th 21st 14th 8th 17th 8th 14th 24th 22nd

Record 5-0-0 5-0-1 3-0-0 3-1-0 4-1-0 5-1-0 3-0-0 4-0-0 5-0-0 5-1-1 6-1-0 7-1-0 8-1-0 8-2-0 9-2-0 ---3-0-0 4-0-0 5-0-0 6-0-0 7-0-0 8-0-0 9-0-0 10-0-0 10-1-0 ---1-2-0 3-3-0 4-3-0 5-3-0 6-3-0 7-3-0 7-4-0 7-4-0 5-3-2 5-3-2 2-2-1 3-2-1 4-2-1 5-2-1 6-2-1 7-2-1 7-2-1 2-1-0 2-1-1 4-2-1 ---1-0-0 3-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 5-2-0 6-2-0 8-4-0 3-1-0 4-1-0 5-1-0 6-1-0 7-1-0 8-1-0 9-1-0 10-1-0 10-1-0 10-1-0 ---0-0-0 4-0-0 5-0-0 9-3-0 3-0 4-0 5-0 5-1 6-1 6-2 6-3 7-3

No. Votes 22 23 17 19 82 79 75 436 798 83 75 79 150 28 222 143 539 837 1191 1286 1632 1920 2001 2346 1167 316 34 47 60 171 249 339 73 87 25 41 33 42 159 81 130 237 155 22 12 29 39 75 255 78 168 49 73 30 100 184 369 610 569 568 548 600 527 605 419 299 156 288 152 338 708 1,143 612 1,098 719 127 283

1st Place Votes ------1 8 3 -------5 11 9 15 17 35 43 55 7 1 -1 1 3 4 4 -------1 3 5 3 ----2 5 -1 -----1 1 1 1 1 1 1 ---------------

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Rank

Record

1949* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11th . . . . . . . . . . . .9-3 1950* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7th . . . . . . . . . . . .11-1 1951* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15th . . . . . . . . . . . .8-4 1952* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20th . . . . . . . . . . .5-4-2 1953* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16th . . . . . . . . . . .7-2-1 1976 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18th . . . . . . . . . . . .9-3 1977 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6th . . . . . . . . . . . .11-1 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19th . . . . . . . . . . . .9-3 Final UPI Polls Year

Rank

Record

1950* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7th . . . . . . . . . . . .11-1 1951* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17th . . . . . . . . . . . .8-4 1952* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19th . . . . . . . . . . .5-4-2 1953* . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15th . . . . . . . . . . .7-2-1 1965 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18th . . . . . . . . . . . .6-4 1976 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19th . . . . . . . . . . . .9-3 1984 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19th . . . . . . . . . . . .9-3 * Final polls selected after regular season but before bowl games

KENTUCKY IN THE WEEKLY ESPN/USA TODAY RANKINGS Date Sept. 20, 1998 Nov. 15, 1998 Sept. 16, 2007 Sept. 23, 2007 Sept. 30, 2007 Oct. 7, 2007 Oct. 14, 2007 Oct. 21, 2007 Oct. 28, 2007 Nov. 4, 2007 Nov. 11, 2007

Rank 25th 25th 23rd 14th 8th 18th 13th 15th 23rd 22nd 20th

Record 3-0 7-3 3-0 4-0 5-0 5-1 6-1 6-2 6-3 6-3 7-3

No. Votes 96 70 168 545 971 493 874 604 159 197 204

1st Place Votes ------------

Quarterback Derrick Ramsey led the Wildcats to a 10-1 record and No. 6 ranking in the final 1977 Associated Press poll.

The Wildcats won their first five games of the 2007 season and reached the national top-10 rankings. Dicky Lyons (above) got the Wildcats off to a fast start by catching this 51-yard touchdown bomb on the first offensive play of the season against Eastern Kentucky.


THE RECORDS

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS UK INDIVIDUAL OLD-TIME RECORDS (1891-1945) RUSHING

Most Yards Rushing, Career 2083 Bob Davis, 1935-37 Most Yards Rushing, Game 280 Shipwreck Kelly vs. Maryville, 1930 267 Bob Davis vs. Wash.& Lee, 1937 246 Bob Davis vs. Maryville, 1936 Most Touchdowns Rushing, Game 5 Jim Park vs. Earlham, 1914

PASSING

Most Pass Attempts, Game 27 Jim Park vs. Earlham, 1914 Most Pass Completions, Game 19 Jim Park vs. Earlham, 1914 Most Touchdown Passes Thrown, Game 5 Jim Park vs. Earlham, 1914

Scoring Most Points Scored, Career 180 Bob Davis, 1935-37 Most Points Scored, Season 75 Carey Spicer, 1930 Most Points Scored, Game 43 Cecil Tuttle vs. Maryville, 1914 (six TDs, seven extra points) Most Touchdowns, Career 30 Bob Davis, 1935-37 Most Touchdowns, Season 11 Bob Davis, 1936 11 Bob Davis, 1937 11 Carey Spicer, 1930 Most Touchdowns, Game 6 Cecil Tuttle vs. Maryville, 1914

PUNTING

Most Punts, Career 234 Ralph Kercheval, 1931-33 Most Punts, Season 101 Ralph Kercheval, 1933 Most Punts, Game 30 Bert Johnson vs. Wash. & Lee,1934 Most Punting Yards, Career 9749 Ralph Kercheval, 1931-33 Most Punting Yards, Season 4394 Ralph Kercheval, 1933 Most Punting Yards, Game 1155 Bert Johnson vs. Wash.& Lee, 1934 Best Punting Average, Career 44.8 Ralph Kercheval (234/9749), 1931-33

LONG PLAYS

Rushing 83 Bob Davis vs. Maryville, 1936 80 Bob Davis vs. Wash. & Lee, 1937 80 Noah Mullins vs. S’western, 1941 77 Jim Parrott vs. Tennessee, 1944 75 Bob Davis vs. Georgia Tech, 1935 75 Bob Davis vs. Xavier, 1936 75 Noah Mullins vs. Xavier, 1939 Passing 84 Bert Johnson/Bob Davis vs. Xavier,1936 80 Ermal Allen/Junior Jones vs. Georgia,1939 Kickoff Returns 95 Noah Mullins vs. Wash. & Lee, 1940 90 Noah Mullins vs. Geo. Wash., 1940 Punts 78 Ralph Kercheval vs. Ga. Tech, 1933 Interception Returns 100 Bob Davis vs. Wash. & Lee, 1937 100 Charles Hughes vs. Alabama, 1924

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TOTAL OFFENSE OFFENSIVE PLAYS Most Offensive Plays, Career 1793 Jared Lorenzen (10,637 yards), 2000-2003 1510 Andre’ Woodson (8870 yards), 2004-07 1338 Tim Couch (8160 yards), 1996-98 996 Bill Ransdell (5456 yards), 1983-86 930 Mike Hartline (5660 yards), 2007-10 Most Offensive Plays, Season 635 Jared Lorenzen (3827 yards), 2000 617 Tim Couch (4151 yards), 1998 613 Tim Couch (3759 yards), 1997 587 Andre’ Woodson (3516 yards), 2007 576 Dusty Bonner (3125 yards), 1999 Most Offensive Plays, Game 74 Tim Couch vs. LSU (392), Nov. 1, 1997 74 Dusty Bonner vs. Louisville (409), Sept. 4, 1999

RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS Most Touchdowns Rushing, Career 26 Moe Williams, 1993-95 26 Sonny Collins, 1972-75 25 Mark Higgs, 1984-87 25 George Adams, 1981-84 25 Derrick Ramsey, 1975-77 Most Touchdowns Rushing, Season 17 Moe Williams, 1995 13 Artose Pinner, 2002 13 George Adams, 1984 13 Derrick Ramsey, 1977 13 Sonny Collins, 1973 Most Touchdowns Rushing, Game 4 Artose Pinner vs. Vanderbilt, Nov. 16, 2002 4 Moe Williams vs. South Carolina, Sept. 23, 1995 4 Sonny Collins vs. Miss. State, Oct. 6, 1973 4 Rodger Bird vs. Vanderbilt, Nov. 6, 1965

LONGEST RUSHING PLAY

TOTAL YARDS Most Total Offensive Yards, Career 10,637 Jared Lorenzen (1793 plays), 2000-2003 8870 Andre’ Woodson (1510 plays), 2004-07 8160 Tim Couch (1338 plays), 1996-98 5660 Mike Hartline (930 plays), 2007-10 5456 Bill Ransdell (996 plays), 1983-86 Most Total Offensive Yards, Season 4151 Tim Couch (617 plays), 1998 3827 Jared Lorenzen (635 plays), 2000 3759 Tim Couch (613 plays), 1997 3516 Andre' Woodson (587 plays), 2007 3378 Andre’ Woodson (489 plays), 2006 Most Total Offensive Yards, Game 525 Jared Lorenzen vs. Georgia (62), Oct. 21,2000 498 Tim Couch vs. Louisville (42), Sept. 5, 1998 492 Tim Couch vs. Vanderbilt (57), Nov. 14, 1998 485 Jared Lorenzen vs. Vanderbilt (42), Nov. 10, 2001 475 Tim Couch vs. Tennessee (59), Nov. 22, 1997

Longest Run From Scrimmage, Game t91 Harry Jones vs. George Washington, Nov. 17, 1951 88 Bernie Scruggs vs. Georgia, Oct. 24, 1970 t88 Bill Ransdell vs. Xavier, Nov. 12, 1960

100-YARD RUSHING GAMES Most 100-Yard Rushing Games, Career 18 Sonny Collins, 1972-75 13 Rafael Little, 2004-07 13 Moe Williams, 1993-95 11 Artose Pinner, 1999-2002 10 George Adams, 1981-84 Most 100-Yard Rushing Games, Season 8 Artose Pinner, 2002 7 Moe Williams, 1995 6 Rafael Little, 2007 6 Mark Higgs, 1987 6 George Adams, 1984 6 Sonny Collins, 1975

PASSING

RUSHING RUSHING ATTEMPTS Most Rush Attempts, Career 777 Sonny Collins (3835 yards), 1972-75 638 George Adams (2648 yards), 1981-84 618 Moe Williams (3333 yards), 1993-95 580 Rafael Little (2996 yards), 2004-07 Most Rush Attempts, Season 294 Moe Williams (1600 yards), 1995 283 Artose Pinner (1414 yards), 2002 253 George Adams (1085 yards), 1984 248 Sonny Collins (1150 yards), 1975 Most Rush Attempts, Game 41 Derick Logan vs. Mississippi State (186), Nov. 9, 1996 41 Derick Logan vs. Georgia (140), Oct. 26, 1996 40 Moe Williams vs. Cincinnati (272), Nov. 11, 1995 40 Moe Williams vs. South Carolina (299), Sept. 23, 1995

NET YARDS RUSHING Most Rushing Yards, Career 3835 Sonny Collins (777 att.), 1972-75 3333 Moe Williams (618 att.), 1993-95 2996 Rafael Little (580 att.), 2004-07 2892 Mark Higgs (532 att.), 1984-87 Most Rushing Yards, Season 1600 Moe Williams (294 att.), 1995 1414 Artose Pinner (283 att.), 2002 1278 Mark Higgs (193 att.), 1987 1213 Sonny Collins (224 att.), 1973 Most Rushing Yards, Game 299 Moe Williams vs. South Carolina (40), Sept. 23, 1995 272 Moe Williams vs. Cincinnati (40), Nov. 11, 1995 238 Moe Williams vs. Mississippi State (35), Oct. 28, 1995 238 Ivy Joe Hunter vs. Vanderbilt (30), Nov. 8, 1986

AVERAGE YARDS PER ATTEMPT Best Average Per Rushing Attempt, Career (min. 200) 5.43 Mark Higgs (532/2892), 1984-87 5.39 Moe Williams (618/3333), 1993-95 5.17 Rafael Little (580/2996), 2004-07 5.13 Bill Leskovar (324-1664), 1949-51 Best Average Per Rushing Attempt, Season (min. 100) 6.62 Mark Higgs (193/1278), 1987 6.02 Ivy Joe Hunter (103/621), 1986 5.74 Ralph Paolone (108/620), 1953 5.73 Tom Fillion (117/671), 1951

PASS ATTEMPTS Most Passes Attempted, Career 1514 Jared Lorenzen (862 comp.) 2000-03 1278 Andre’ Woodson (791 comp.), 2004-07 1184 Tim Couch (795 comp.), 1996-98 855 Mike Hartline (523 comp.), 2007-10 816 Bill Ransdell (469 comp.), 1983-86 Most Passes Attempted, Season 559 Jared Lorenzen (321 comp.), 2000 553 Tim Couch (400 comp.), 1998 547 Tim Couch (363 comp.), 1997 518 Andre’ Woodson (327 comp.), 2007 465 Dusty Bonner (303 comp.), 1999 Most Passes Attempted, Game 67 Tim Couch vs. Arkansas (47), Oct. 3, 1998 66 Tim Couch vs. LSU (41), Nov. 1, 1997 62 Dusty Bonner vs. Louisville (34), Sept. 4, 1999 62 Andre’ Woodson vs. Tennessee (39), Nov. 24, 2007

PASS COMPLETIONS Most Passes Completed, Career 862 Jared Lorenzen (1514 att.), 2000-03 795 Tim Couch (1184 att.), 1996-98 791 Andre’ Woodson (1278 att.), 2004-07 523 Mike Hartline (855 att.), 2007-10 469 Bill Ransdell (816 att.), 1983-86 Most Passes Completed, Season 400 Tim Couch (553 att.), 1998 363 Tim Couch (547 att.), 1997 327 Andre’ Woodson (518 att.), 2007 321 Jared Lorenzen (559 att.), 2000 303 Dusty Bonner (465 att.), 1999 Most Passes Completed, Game 47 Tim Couch vs. Arkansas (67), Oct. 3, 1998 44 Tim Couch vs. Vanderbilt (53), Nov. 14, 1998 41 Tim Couch vs. LSU (66), Nov. 1, 1997 41 Tim Couch vs. Georgia (55), Oct. 25, 1997 40 Tim Couch vs. Florida (61), Sept. 26, 1998

NET PASSING YARDS Most Yards Passing, Career 10,354 Jared Lorenzen (862/1514), 2000-03 9360 Andre’ Woodson (791/1278), 2004-07


THE RECORDS

8435 Tim Couch (795/1184), 1996-98 5680 Mike Hartline (523/855), 2007-10 5564 Bill Ransdell (469/816), 1983-86 Most Yards Passing, Season 4275 Tim Couch (400/553), 1998 3884 Tim Couch (363/547), 1997 3709 Andre’ Woodson (327/518), 2007 3687 Jared Lorenzen (321/559), 2000 3515 Andre’ Woodson (264/419), 2006 Most Yards Passing, Game 528 Jared Lorezen vs. Georgia (39/58), Oct. 21, 2000 499 Tim Couch vs. Arkansas (47/67), Oct. 3, 1998 498 Tim Couch vs. Louisville (29/39), Sept. 5, 1998 492 Tim Couch vs. Vanderbilt (44/53), Nov. 14, 1998 476 Tim Couch vs. Tennessee (35/50), Nov. 22, 1997

COMPLETION PERCENTAGE Best Completion Percentage, Career (min. 100 comp.) .671 Tim Couch (795/1184), 1996-98 .653 Dusty Bonner (313/479), 1997, 99 .619 Andre’ Woodson (791/1278), 2004-07 .612 Mike Hartline (523/855), 2007-10 .575 Bill Ransdell (469/816), 1983-86 Best Completion Percentage, Season (min. 75 comp.) .723 Tim Couch (400/553), 1998 .664 Tim Couch (363/547), 1997 .662 Mike Hartline (268/405), 2010 .652 Dusty Bonner (303/465), 1999 .631 Andre’ Woodson (327/518), 2007 Best Completion Percentage, Game (min. 10 comp.) .869 Bill Ransdell (20/23) vs. Florida, Nov. 15, 1986 .866 Kevin Dooley (13/15) vs. Indiana, Sept. 19, 1987

CONSECUTIVE COMPLETIONS Most Consecutive Completions, Game 16 Dusty Bonner vs. Connecticut (34/40), Sept. 11, 1999 13 Tim Couch vs. Georgia (34/46), Oct. 24, 1998 13 Tim Couch vs. Eastern Kentucky (32/41), Sept. 12, 1998 13 Tim Couch vs. Tennessee (35/50), Nov. 22, 1997

TOUCHDOWN PASSES Most Touchdown Passes Thrown, Career 79 Andre’ Woodson, 2004-07 78 Jared Lorenzen, 2000-03 74 Tim Couch, 1996-98 50 Babe Parilli, 1949-51 38 Mike Hartline, 2007-10 Most Touchdown Passes Thrown, Season 40 Andre’ Woodson, 2007 37 Tim Couch, 1997 36 Tim Couch, 1998 31 Andre’ Woodson, 2006 26 Dusty Bonner, 1999 Most Touchdown Passes Thrown, Game 7 Tim Couch vs. Indiana, Sept. 20, 1997 7 Tim Couch vs. Louisville, Sept. 5, 1998 6 Andre’ Woodson vs. Tennessee, Nov. 24, 2007 6 Jared Lorenzen vs. Vanderbilt, Nov. 10, 2001 6 Tim Couch vs. Northeast Louisiana, Oct. 18, 1997

LONGEST PASS Longest Pass From Scrimmage, Game t97 Couch/Craig Yeast vs. Florida, Sept 26, 1998 t92 Bair/Dicky Lyons vs. Georgia, Oct. 26, 1968 89 Lorenzen/Derek Smith vs. Georgia, Oct 21, 2000 t87 Couch/Kio Sanford vs. Tennessee, Nov. 22, 1997 t86 Lorenzen/Ernest Simms vs. Georgia, Oct. 21, 2000

INTERCEPTIONS THROWN Most Interceptions Thrown, Career 53 Randy Jenkins, 1979-83 44 Rick Norton, 1963-65 41 Jared Lorenzen, 2000-03 Most Interceptions Thrown, Season 21 Dave Bair, 1967 21 Jared Lorenzen, 2000 20 Randy Jenkins, 1982 19 Tim Couch, 1997 Most Interceptions Thrown, Game 6 Bernie Scruggs vs. West Virginia, Nov. 1, 1969 6 Rick Norton vs. LSU, Oct. 16, 1965 5 Dave Bair vs. Tennessee, Nov. 25, 1967 5 Dusty Bonner vs. Tennessee, Nov. 20, 1999

CONSECUTIVE PASSES WITHOUT INTERCEPTION 325 Andre’ Woodson, 2006-07 153 Andre’ Woodson, 2004-05 152 Jared Lorenzen, 2002

RECEIVING RECEPTIONS Most Pass Receptions, Career 208 Craig Yeast (2899 yards), 1995-98 197 Derek Abney (2339 yards), 2000-03 194 Anthony White (1520 yards), 1996-99 189 Keenan Burton (2376 yards), 2003-07 144 Randall Cobb (1661 yards), 2008-10 Most Pass Receptions, Season 90 James Whalen (1019 yards), 1999 85 Craig Yeast (1311 yards), 1998 84 Randall Cobb (1017 yards), 2010 78 Anthony White (582 yards), 1998 77 Keenan Burton (1036 yards), 2006 Most Pass Receptions, Game 16 Craig Yeast (269) vs. Vanderbilt, Nov. 14, 1998 13 Randall Cobb (116) vs. Tennessee, Nov. 27, 2010 12 by five players

Most All-Purpose Yards Gained, Season 2396 Randall Cobb (198 plays), 2010 1982 Rafael Little (267 plays), 2005 1922 Derek Abney (109 plays), 2002 1841 Craig Yeast (116 plays), 1998 1845 Keenan Burton (113 plays), 2006 Most All-Purpose Yards Gained, Game 429 Moe Williams vs. South Carolina (45 plays), Sept. 23, 1995 372 Rafael Little vs. Vanderbilt (35 plays), Nov. 12, 2005

AVERAGE YARDS PER PLAY Best Yards Per Play Average, Career (min. 300) 14.83 Derek Abney (395/5856), 2000-03 9.76 Randall Cobb (479/4674), 2008-10 8.44 Calvin Bird (318/2686), 1958-60 Best Yards Per Play Average, Season (min. 150) 12.10 Randall Cobb (198/2396), 2010 9.84 Randall Cobb (170/1673), 2009 7.51 Dicky Lyons Sr. (188/1413), 1967

NET RECEIVING YARDS Most Receiving Yards, Career 2899 Craig Yeast (208 rec.), 1995-98 2376 Keenan Burton (189 rec.), 2003-07 2339 Derek Abney (197 rec.), 2000-03 1752 Dicky Lyons Jr. (141 rec.), 2004, 2006-08 1743 Quentin McCord (112 rec.), 1996, 1998-2000 Most Receiving Yards, Season 1311 Craig Yeast (85 rec.), 1998 1041 Steve Johnson (60 rec.), 2007 1036 Keenan Burton (77 rec.), 2006 1019 James Whalen (90 rec.), 1999 1017 Randall Cobb (84 rec.), 2010 Most Receiving Yards, Game 269 Craig Yeast vs. Vanderbilt (16), Nov. 14, 1998 206 Craig Yeast vs. Florida (6), Sept. 26, 1998 185 Rick Kestner vs. Ole Miss (9), Sept. 26, 1964 177 Chris Matthews vs. South Carolina (12), Oct. 16, 2010 171 Keenan Burton vs. Vanderbilt (11), Nov. 11, 2006

AVERAGE YARDS PER RECEPTION Best Yards Per Reception Average, Career (min. 40) 19.7 Larry Seiple (72/1422), 1964-66 16.7 Felix Wilson (90/1508), 1977-79 16.7 Steve Johnson (72/1200), 2006-07 16.5 Aaron Boone (59/974), 2001-02 Best Yards Per Reception Average, Season (min. 20) 23.5 Larry Seiple (27/635), 1965 17.9 Allan Watson (30/536), 1980 17.8 Larry Seiple (28/499), 1966 17.8 Quentin McCord (45/799), 2000

TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS Most Touchdown Pass Receptions, Career 28 Craig Yeast, 1995-98 25 Keenan Burton, 2003-07 18 Derek Abney, 2000-03 17 Steve Meilinger, 1951-53 Most Touchdown Pass Receptions, Season 14 Craig Yeast, 1998 13 Steve Johnson, 2007 12 Keenan Burton, 2006 10 Al Bruno, 1950 10 Craig Yeast, 1997 10 James Whalen, 1999 10 Aaron Boone, 2002 Most Touchdown Pass Receptions, Game 4 Al Bruno vs. North Dakota, Nov. 18, 1950 4 Craig Yeast vs. Indiana, Sept. 20, 1997 4 James Whalen vs. Georgia, Oct. 23, 1999

ALL-PURPOSE YARDAGE ALL PURPOSE PLAYS Most All-Purpose Plays, Career 799 Sonny Collins (4123 yards), 1972-75 778 Rafael Little (5343 yards), 2004-07 758 George Adams (4080 yards), 1981-84 668 Derrick Locke (4973 yards), 2007-10 Most All-Purpose Plays, Season 320 Artose Pinner (1678 yards), 2002 317 Moe Williams (1826 yards). 1995 301 George Adams (1689 yards), 1984 267 Rafael Little (1982 yards), 2005

TOTAL NET YARDS Most All-Purpose Yards Gained, Career 5856 Derek Abney (395 plays), 2000-2003 5343 Rafael Little (778 plays), 2004-07 4973 Derrick Locke (668 plays), 2007-10 4674 Randall Cobb (479 plays), 2008-10 4280 Craig Yeast (287 plays), 1995-98

SCORING POINTS SCORED Most Points Scored, Career 305 Lones Seiber (49fg/158pat), 2006-09 246 Joey Worley (57fg/75pat), 1984-87 232 Seth Hanson (35fg/127pat), 1997-98, 2000-01 226 Taylor Begley (36fg/118pat), 2002-05 226 Randall Cobb (37td/2pat), 2008-10 Most Points Scored, Season 102 Moe Williams (17td), 1995 99 Lones Seiber (16fg/51pat), 2007 90 Randall Cobb (15td), 2009 90 Artose Pinner (15td), 2002 90 Craig Yeast (15td), 1998 Most Points Scored, Game 25 Calvin Bird vs. Hawaii (4td/1pat), Sept. 13, 1958 24 Artose Pinner vs. Vanderbilt (4td), Nov. 16, 2002 24 Artose Pinner vs. Middle Tennessee (4td), Sept. 21, 2002 24 James Whalen vs. Georgia (4td), Oct. 23, 1999 24 Craig Yeast vs. Indiana (4td), Sept. 20, 1997 24 Moe Williams vs. South Carolina (4td), Sept. 23, 1995 24 Sonny Collins vs. Miss. State (4td), Oct. 6, 1973 24 Rodger Bird vs. Vanderbilt (4td), Nov. 6, 1965 24 Don Phelps vs. Michigan St. (4td), Nov. 2, 1946 24 Al Bruno vs. N.Dakota (4td), Nov. 18, 1950 Most Points Scored By Kicker, Career 305 Lones Seiber (49fg/158pat), 2006-09 246 Joey Worley (57fg/75pat), 1984-87 232 Seth Hanson (35fg/127pat), 1997-98, 2000-01 Most Points Scored By Kicker, Season 99 Lones Seiber (16fg/51pat), 2007 81 Seth Hanson (11 fg/48 pat), 1998 77 Marc Samuel (14 fg/35 pat), 1999 Most Points Scored by Kicker, Game 18 Doug Pelfrey vs. Miss. State (5/3), Oct. 31, 1992 15 Ken Willis vs. Rutgers (4/3), Oct. 14, 1989 15 Taylor Begley vs. Indiana (3/6), Sept. 18, 2004

TOUCHDOWNS Most Touchdowns Scored, Career 37 Randall Cobb, 2008-10 32 Craig Yeast, 1995-98 27 Moe Williams, 1993-95 27 George Adams, 1981-84 27 Rodger Bird, 1963-65 27 Derrick Locke, 2007-10 Most Touchdowns Scored, Season 17 Moe Williams, 1995 15 Randall Cobb, 2009 15 Artose Pinner, 2002 15 Craig Yeast, 1998 Most Touchdowns Scored, Game 4 Artose Pinner vs. Vanderbilt, Nov. 16, 2002 4 Artose Pinner vs. Middle Tennesse, Sept. 21, 2002 4 James Whalen vs. Georgia, Oct. 23, 1999 4 Craig Yeast vs. Indiana, Sept. 20, 1997 4 Moe Williams vs. South Carolina, Sept. 23, 1995 4 Sonny Collins vs. Miss. State, Oct. 6, 1973 4 Rodger Bird vs. Vanderbilt, Nov. 6, 1965 4 Calvin Bird vs. Hawaii, Sept. 13, 1958 4 Al Bruno vs. North Dakota, Nov. 18, 1950 4 Don Phelps vs. Michigan St., Nov. 2, 1946

FIELD GOALS Most Field Goals Made, Career 57 Joey Worley (85 att.), 1984-87 49 Lones Seiber (79 att.), 2006-09 36 Taylor Begley (53 att.), 2002-05 35 Seth Hanson (48 att.), 1997-98, 2000-01 34 Doug Pelfrey (52 att.), 1990-92

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SEE MOE GO FOR 429 YARDS Moe Williams enjoyed the greatest day ever by a UK running back on September 23, 1995, in the Wildcats’ 35-30 win at South Carolina … Williams compiled 429 all-purpose yards (299 rushing, 57 receiving, 73 kickoff returns) — the second highest total in NCAA history … Williams set three SEC records and broke or tied five school records … He was named National Player of the Week by the National Football Foundation and National Offensive Player of the Week by Sports Illustrated.

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Doug Pelfrey vs. Cincinnati, Nov. 2, 1991 Doug Pelfrey vs. LSU, Oct. 17, 1992 Doug Pelfrey vs. Mississippi State, Oct. 31, 1992 Doug Pelfrey vs. Florida, Nov. 16, 1991 Rick Strein vs. Kansas, Sept. 26, 1981 Joe Bryant vs. Virginia Tech, Oct. 29, 1977 John Pierce vs. Florida, Sept. 16, 1974 Taylor Begley vs. Alabama, Oct. 9, 2004

PATS

BY KICKING Most PATs Made By Kicking, Career 158 Lones Seiber (164 att.), 2006-09 127 Seth Hanson (135 att.), 1997-98, 2000-01 118 Taylor Begley (125 att.), 2002-05 Most PATs Made By Kicking, Season 51 Lones Seiber (54 att.), 2007 48 Seth Hanson (51 att.), 1998 40 Lones Seiber (41 att.), 2009 40 Taylor Begley (40 att.), 2003 Most PATs Made By Kicking, Game 10 Bob Gain vs. North Dakota (10), Nov. 18, 1950 Most PATs Attempted By Kicking, Career 164 Lones Seiber (158 made), 2006-09 135 Seth Hanson (127 made), 1997-98, 2000-01 125 Taylor Begley (118 made), 2002-05 Most PATs Attempted by Kicking, Season 54 Lones Seiber (51 made), 2007 51 Seth Hanson (48 made), 1998 41 Lones Seiber (40 made), 2009 41 Bob Gain (37 made), 1950 Most PATs Attempted by Kicking, Game 10 Bob Gain vs. North Dakota (10), Nov. 18, 1950 Best PAT Percentage, Career (min. 30) 1.000 Brian Johnson (40/40), 1995-97 .986 Joey Worley (75/76), 1984-87 Best PAT Percentage, Season (min. 20) 1.000 Taylor Begley (40/40), 2003 1.000 Taylor Begley (20/20), 2004 Consecutive PATs Made, Career 92 Taylor Begley, 2002-05 63 Joey Worley, 1984-87

PUNTING PUNTS

Moe Williams Most Field Goals Made, Season 19 Joey Worley (28 att.), 1985 17 Ken Willis (22 att.), 1989 17 Joey Worley (25 att.), 1986 16 Lones Seiber (25 att.), 2007 Most Field Goals Made, Game 5 Doug Pelfrey vs. Miss. State (7), Oct. 31, 1992 4 Ken Willis vs. Rutgers (4), Oct. 14, 1989 4 Joey Worley vs. So.Miss. (4), Oct. 4, 1986 4 Joey Worley vs. BGSU (4), Sept. 14, 1985 4 Joey Worley vs. Clemson (4), Oct. 5, 1985 Most Field Goals Attempted, Career 85 Joey Worley (57 made), 1984-87 79 Lones Seiber (49 made), 2006-09 55 John Pierce (24 made), 1974-76 53 Taylor Begley (36 made), 2002-05 Most Field Goals Attempted, Season 28 Joey Worley (19 made), 1985 27 John Pierce (10 made), 1975 25 Lones Seiber (16 made), 2007 25 Joey Worley (17 made), 1986 Most Field Goals Attempted, Game 7 Doug Pelfrey vs. Miss. State (5), Oct. 31, 1992 Best Field Goal Percentage, Career (min. 10 made) .824 Marc Samuel (14/17), 1997, 99 .733 Craig McIntosh (11/15), 2009-present .729 Seth Hanson (35/48), 1997-98, 2000-01 .707 Ken Willis (29/41), 1987-89 .677 Tom Griggs (21/31), 1978-81 Best Field Goal Percentage, Season (min. 5 made) .882 Seth Hanson (15/17), 2000 .833 Bob Jones (10/12), 1970 .824 Marc Samuel (14/17), 1999 .818 Tom Griggs (9/11), 1980 .773 Ken Willis (17/22), 1989 Longest Field Goals 53 Doug Pelfrey vs. Indiana, Sept. 21, 1991

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Most Total Punts, Career 248 Dave Hardt (9737 yards), 1968-70 229 Jimmy Carter (8828 yards), 1995-98 207 Tim Masthay (8313 yards), 2005-08 198 Paul Calhoun (8432 yards), 1981-84 Most Total Punts, Season 91 Jimmy Carter (3597 yards), 1996 90 Dave Hardt (3471 yards), 1970 80 Dave Hardt (3257 yards), 1969 78 Dave Hardt (3009 yards), 1968 Most Total Punts, Game 13 Jimmy Carter vs. Florida (539), Sept. 28, 1996 13 Dave Hardt vs. Kansas State (537), Sept. 19, 1970 13 Jay Tesar vs. LSU (449), Oct. 19, 1985

TOTAL PUNTING YARDS Most Total Punting Yards, Career 9737 Dave Hardt (248 punts), 1968-70 8828 Jimmy Carter (229 punts), 1995-98 8432 Paul Calhoun (198 punts), 1981-84 8313 Tim Masthay (207 punts), 2005-08 Most Total Punting Yards, Season 3597 Jimmy Carter (91 punts), 1996 3471 Dave Hardt (90 punts), 1970 3257 Dave Hardt (80 punts), 1969 3009 Dave Hardt (78 punts), 1968 Most Total Punting Yards, Game 539 Jimmy Carter vs. Florida (13), Sept. 28, 1996 537 Dave Hardt vs. Kansas St. (13), Sept. 19, 1970 472 Dave Hardt vs. Georgia (11), Oct. 25, 1969 466 Paul Calhoun vs. Georgia (11), Oct. 27, 1984

PUNTING AVERAGE Best Average Yards Per Punt, Career (min. 75) 44.43 Glenn Pakulak (134/5954), 2000-02 42.58 Paul Calhoun (198/8432), 1981-84 40.84 Ryan Tydlacka (133/5432), 2008-present 40.16 Tim Masthay (207/8313), 2005-08 Best Average Yards Per Punt, Season (min. 30) 45.58 Glenn Pakulak (66/3008), 2002 45.23 Tim Masthay (53/2397), 2008 44.61 Paul Calhoun (60/2677), 1984 44.50 Glenn Pakulak (56/2492), 2001 Best Average Yards Per Punt, Game (min. 5) 56.50 Bill Hawk vs. Tennessee (6/339), Nov. 23, 1991 53.80 Bill Hawk vs. Vanderbilt (5/269), Nov. 9, 1991

53.00 Lou Michaels vs. Florida (5/265), Oct. 5, 1957 51.00 John Tatterson vs. Vanderbilt (5/255), Nov. 9, 1974 Best Average Yards Per Punt, Game (min. 8) 47.22 Paul Calhoun vs. Va.Tech (9/425), Oct. 30, 1982 46.50 Glenn Pakulak vs. Indiana (8/372), Dec. 1, 2001 45.66 Rodger Bird vs. Vanderbilt (9/411), Nov. 9, 1963 Best Average Yards Per Punt, Game (min. 10) 42.90 Dave Hardt vs. Georgia (11/472), Oct. 25, 1969 42.36 Paul Calhoun vs. Georgia (11/466), Oct. 27, 1984 42.18 Dave Hardt vs. Va.Tech (11/464), Oct. 11, 1969

LONG PUNTS Longest Punts, Game 80 Paul Calhoun vs. Indiana, Sept. 27, 1983 78 Randy Jenkins vs. Tennessee, Nov. 19, 1983

PUNT RETURNS PUNT RETURNS Most Punts Returned, Career 113 Mike Siganos (785 yards), 1974-77 88 Derek Abney (1042 yards), 2000-03 69 Dicky Lyons Sr. (1065 yards), 1966-68 Most Punts Returned, Season 43 Mike Siganos (308 yards), 1977 40 Mike Siganos (216 yards), 1976 36 Derek Abney (544 yards), 2002 Most Punts Returned, Game 9 Mike Siganos vs. Tennessee (85), Nov. 20, 1976 7 Chris Jacobs vs. LSU (88), Oct. 18, 1980

PUNT RETURN YARDS Most Punt Return Yards, Career 1065 Dicky Lyons Sr. (69 ret.), 1966-68 1042 Derek Abney (88 ret.), 2000-03 854 Rafael Little (60 ret.), 2004-07 Most Punt Return Yards, Season 544 Derek Abney (36 ret.), 2002 420 Andy Molls (33 ret.), 1981 419 Dicky Lyons Sr. (25 ret.), 1966 Most Punt Return Yards, Game 195 Andy Molls vs. Vanderbilt (6), Nov. 11, 1981 148 Rafael Little vs. Texas State (6), Sept. 9, 2006 136 Derek Abney vs. Mississippi State (4), Nov. 2, 2002

AVERAGE YARDS PER RETURN Best Average Yardage Per Punt Return, Career (min. 40) 15.4 Dicky Lyons Sr. (69/1065), 1966-68 14.2 Rafael Little (60/854), 2004-07 12.2 Don Phelps (64/780), 1946-49 Best Average Yardage Per Punt Return, Season (min. 10) 22.64 Rafael Little (14/317), 2006 19.13 Don Phelps (15/287), 1946 16.90 Rafael Little (21/355), 2005 Best Average Yardage Per Punt Return, Game (min. 3) 34.0 Derek Abney vs. Mississippi State (4/136), Nov. 2, 2002 33.3 Kio Sanford vs. Louisville (3/100), Aug. 31, 1996 32.5 Andy Molls vs. Vanderbilt (6/195), Nov. 7, 1981

PUNT RETURN TOUCHDOWNS Most Punt Return Touchdowns, Career 6 Derek Abney, 2000-03 3 Dicky Lyons Sr., 1966-68 3 Larry Carter, 1976-79 Most Punt Return Touchdowns, Season 4 Derek Abney, 2002 2 Larry Carter, 1978 2 Dicky Lyons Sr., 1966 2 Calvin Bird, 1959 Most Punt Return Touchdowns, Game 2 Derek Abney vs. Mississippi State, Nov. 2, 2002

LONG RETURNS Longest Punt Returns, Game t97 Dicky Lyons Sr. vs. Houston, Nov. 12, 1966 t88 Larry Carter vs. Virginia Tech, Nov. 4, 1978 t88 Don Phelps vs. Marquette, Nov. 9, 1946

KICKOFF RETURNS MOST KICKOFF RETURNS Most Kickoff Returns, Career 95 Derek Abney (2315 yards), 2000-03 74 Kurt Johnson (1560 yards), 1989-92 74 Kio Sanford (1669 yards), 1994-97 67 Keenan Burton (1715 yards), 2003-07 Most Kickoff Returns, Season 34 Kendrick Shanklin (730 yards), 2000 33 Kio Sanford (820 yards), 1994 33 Derek Abney (739 yards), 2001


THE RECORDS

Most Kickoff Returns, Game 7 Kio Sanford vs. Tennessee (133), Nov. 19, 1994 6 Derek Abney vs. Alabama (151), Sept. 13, 2003 6 George Adams vs. Florida (90), Nov. 17, 1984 6 George Adams vs. LSU (59), Nov. 16, 1982 6 Kurt Johnson vs. Florida (98), Nov. 16, 1991 6 Kurt Johnson vs. LSU (99), Oct. 19, 1991

Most Interception Return Yards, Season 197 Dave Hunter (3 int.), 1968 176 Greg Long (4 int.), 1981 149 Darryl Bishop (5 int.), 1972 Most Interception Return Yards, Game 155 Greg Long (3), vs. N.Texas, Sept. 5, 1981

AVERAGE YARDS PER INTERCEPTION RETURN

KICKOFF RETURN YARDS Most Kickoff Return Yards, Career 2315 Derek Abney (95 ret.), 2000-03 1715 Keenan Burton (67 ret.), 2003-07 1669 Kio Sanford (74 ret.), 1994-97 Most Kickoff Return Yards, Season 820 Kio Sanford (33 ret.), 1994 804 Derek Abney (30 ret.), 2002 765 Keenan Burton (31 ret.), 2006 Most Kickoff Return Yards, Game 191 Derrick Locke vs. Louisville (4), Sept. 9, 2009 185 Keenan Burton vs. Louisville (5), Sept. 3, 2006 166 Roger Gann vs. Indiana (4), Sept. 20, 1969

AVERAGE YARDS PER RETURN Best Average Yardage Per Kickoff Return, Career (min. 30) 27.11 Derrick Locke (54/1464), 2007-10 27.05 Calvin Bird (37/1001), 1958-60 25.60 Keenan Burton (67/1715), 2003-07 24.88 Craig Yeast (42/1045), 1995-98 Best Average Yardage Per Kickoff Return, Season (min. 10) 30.42 Calvin Bird (14/426), 1959 30.18 Rodger Bird (11/332), 1963 29.29 Craig Yeast (14/410), 1998

KICKOFF RETURN TOUCHDOWNS Most Kickoff Return Touchdowns, Career 3 Craig Yeast, 1995-98 Most Kickoff Return Touchdowns, Season 2 Derek Abney, 2002 Most Kickoff Return Touchdowns, Game 1 Derrick Locke vs. Louisville (100), Sept. 19, 2009 1 David Jones vs. East Carolina (99), Jan. 2, 2009 1 Derrick Locke vs. Western Kentucky (100), Sept. 27, 2008 1 Keenan Burton vs. Louisville (100), Sept. 3, 2006 1 Rafael Little vs. Idaho State (99), Sept. 10, 2005 1 Derek Abney vs. Vanderbilt (95), Nov. 16, 2002 1 Derek Abney vs. Florida (100), Sept. 28, 2002 1 Craig Yeast vs. Florida (100), Sept. 26, 1998 1 Craig Yeast vs. Vanderbilt (97), Nov. 15, 1997 1 Craig Yeast vs. South Carolina (95), Oct. 12, 1996 1 Kio Sanford vs. Northeast Louisiana (96), Nov. 12, 1994 1 Kurt Johnson vs. Georgia (100), Oct. 28, 1989 1 Doug Kotar vs. Clemson (98), Sept. 11, 1971 1 Roger Gann vs. Indiana (95), Sept. 20, 1969 1 Dicky Lyons Sr. vs. LSU (95), Oct. 21, 1967 1 Rodger Bird vs. Va. Tech (92), Sept. 21, 1963 1 Calvin Bird vs. Xavier (89), Nov. 14, 1959 1 Don Phelps vs. Mich. St. (85), Nov. 2, 1946

LONG RETURNS Longest Kickoff Returns, Game t100 Derrick Locke vs. Louisville, Sept. 19, 2009 t100 Derrick Locke vs. Western Kentucky, Sept. 27, 2008 t100 Keenan Burton vs. Louisville, Sept. 3, 2006 t100 Derek Abney vs. Florida, Sept. 28, 2002 t100 Craig Yeast vs. Florida, Sept. 26, 1998 t100 Kurt Johnson vs. Georgia, Oct. 28, 1989

INTERCEPTIONS MOST INTERCEPTIONS Most Interceptions, Career 14 Darryl Bishop (376 yards), 1971-73 11 Wilbur Jamerson (310 yards), 1947-50 11 Tony Mayes (74 yards), 1983-86 Most Interceptions, Season 9 Jerry Claiborne (130 yards), 1949 7 Paul Calhoun (91 yards), 1984 6 Sam Maxwell (92 yards), 2009 6 Marcus Jenkins (45 yards), 1993 Most Interceptions, Game 3 Greg Long vs. N.Texas (155 yards), Sept. 5, 1981 3 Clayton Webb vs. Xavier (71 yards), Sept. 25, 1948 3 Marcus Jenkins vs. Florida (34 yards), Sept. 11, 1993 3 Terry Beadles vs. Missouri (21 yards), Sept. 18, 1965 3 Bradley Mills vs. Tulane (2 yards), Nov. 8, 1952

INTERCEPTION RETURN YARDS Most Interception Return Yards, Career 376 Darryl Bishop (14 int.), 1971-73 310 Wilbur Jamerson (11 int.), 1947-50 221 Greg Long (6 int.), 1978-81

Best Average Yards Per Return, Career (min. 8) 28.18 Wilbur Jamerson (11/310), 1947-50 26.86 Darryl Bishop (14/376), 1971-73 17.60 Larry Carter (10/176), 1977-79 Best Average Yards Per Return, Season (min. 4) 44.00 Greg Long (4/176), 1981 29.80 Darryl Bishop (5/149), 1972 26.00 Dallas Owens (4/104), 1977 Best Average Yards Per Return, Game (min. 3) 51.67 Greg Long (3/155) vs. N.Texas, Sept. 5, 1981

QUARTERBACK SACKS (SINCE 1971) Most Quarterback Sacks, Career 26 Oliver Barnett, 1986-89 19 Dennis Johnson, 1998-2001 17.5 Jeremy Jarmon, 2006-08 17 Chris Ward, 1993-96 17 Dean Wells, 1989-92 Most Quarterback Sacks, Season 12 Dennis Johnson, 2001 10.5 Chris Ward, 1996 10 Dean Wells, 1992 9 Jeremy Jarmon, 2007 9 Oliver Barnett, 1988 Most Quarterback Sacks, Game 5 Dean Wells vs. Indiana, Sept. 19, 1992 4 Kurt Supe vs. Indiana, Sept. 16, 1995 4 Dave Lyons vs. Vanderbilt, Nov. 6, 1982

TACKLES FOR LOSS (SINCE 1971) INTERCEPTION RETURN TOUCHDOWNS Most Interception Return Touchdowns, Career 3 Dallas Owens, 1974-77 2 Darryl Bishop, 1971-73 2 Greg Long, 1978-81 Most Interception Return Touchdowns, Season 2 Dallas Owens, 1977 Most Interception Return Touchdowns, Game 1 several occasions — last by Sam Maxwell vs. Tennessee (56 yds.), Nov. 28, 2009

Most Tackles For Loss, Season 20 Art Still, 1977 19 Dennis Johnson, 2001 18 Vincent Burns, 2003 14.5 Vincent Burns, 2002 Most Tackles For Loss, Game 6 Marlon McCree vs. Florida, Sept. 26, 1998 5 Art Still vs. Georgia, Oct. 22, 1977 4 Vincent Burns vs. Murray State, Sept. 6, 2003 4 Ryan Murphy vs Indiana, Sept. 20, 1997 4 Rick Hayden vs. LSU, Oct. 21, 1978

LONG RETURNS Longest Interception Returns, Game t100 Dave Hunter vs. West Virginia, Nov. 2, 1968 t97 Darryl Bishop vs. Miss.State, Oct. 7, 1972 t95 David Johnson vs. Cincinnati, Sept. 27, 1986 t95 Rodger Bird vs. Auburn, Oct. 3, 1964