Sawyer Smith ready for first start as Kentucky’s starting QB
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky quarterback Sawyer Smith is no stranger to replacing an injured teammate in an emergency, having done it last fall at Troy.
No. 9 Florida visits Kentucky, seeking to avenge 2018 upset
No. 9 Florida (2-0, 0-0 SEC) at Kentucky (2-0, 0-0), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (ESPN).
No. 9 Gators try to start new win streak in Kentucky series
Here are some things to watch during the third week of the Southeastern Conference football season.
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 9 Florida at Kentucky: After ending a 31-game losing streak in...
Kentucky QB Wilson out for season with knee injury
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops says quarterback Terry Wilson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn patellar tendon that will require surgery.
Kentucky rolls past Eastern Michigan 38-17; QB Wilson hurt
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Sawyer Smith hurriedly tossed the football to a Kentucky teammate as medical personnel tended to quarterback Terry Wilson while he lay on the turf with an injured left...
Kentucky QB Terry Wilson will have MRI on injured left knee
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson will have an MRI on his left knee after he left Saturday night's 38-17 victory against Eastern Michigan with an injury sustained on a...
Wilson’s 2 touchdown passes lead Kentucky past Toledo 38-24
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky needed resolve to initially catch Toledo — twice — before imposing its will to eventually seize control.
Terry Wilson threw two touchdown passes, A.J. Rose and...
Kentucky’s running backs have expanded pass-catching roles
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's running backs aren't concerned with picking up where Benny Snell left off — for now.
If they handle expanded roles in the Wildcats' offense, filling the huge...
Citrus Bowl Matchup
No. 16 Kentucky (9-3, SEC) vs No. 13 Penn State (9-3, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. EST
LOCATION: Orlando, Florida
Kentucky: QB Terry Wilson, 1,763 yards passing, 11 touchdowns.
Penn State: RB Miles Sanders, 1,223 yards rushing, nine touchdowns.
No. 17 Kentucky blows out archrival Louisville 56-10
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — With room to run and time to throw against Louisville, Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson had it easy living up to his nickname as "Terry Touchdown."
The No. 17 Wildcats found a similarly smooth path toward earning Bluegrass bragging rights.
Wilson accounted for 340 yards and four touchdowns, Benny Snell Jr. rushed for two scores and Kentucky blew out archrival Louisville 56-10 on Saturday night in the Governor's Cup.
No. 12 Kentucky scores on last play, beats Missouri 15-14
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kentucky's offense didn't score a touchdown in the first 60 minutes against Missouri. But after the Tigers were called for pass interference in the end zone on what would have been the final play, the 12th-ranked Wildcats got one last chance from the 2 with no time left on the clock.
"I felt like I was going to have a heart attack," Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said.
No. 12 Kentucky looks to run past Missouri in road contest
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — No. 12 Kentucky made its offensive identity crystal clear last week in a 14-7 victory over Vanderbilt.
Quarterback Terry Wilson threw for 18 yards on just 3-for-9 passing. Runningback Benny Snell Jr. dashed for 169 yards and a touchdown on 32 carries.
Running the ball is what Kentucky does. The Wildcats (6-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) will bring of the nation's strongest rushing attacks to Missouri (4-3, 0-3 SEC) on Saturday.
Texas A&M outlasts No. 13 Kentucky 20-14 in OT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Jimbo Fisher has his first signature victory at Texas A&M. It took a little extra time to earn it.
Trayveon Williams twisted into the end zone on a 10-yard run in overtime to give the Aggies a wild 20-14 victory over No. 13 Kentucky on Saturday night.
No. 14 Mississippi State, Kentucky run into SEC matchup
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — No. 14 Mississippi State and Kentucky boast two of the Southeastern Conference's top three rushing offenses, and the similarities don't stop there.
The Bulldogs (3-0, 0-0 SEC) and Wildcats (3-0, 1-0) also boast mobile quarterbacks in Mississippi State senior Nick Fitzgerald and Kentucky sophomore Terry Wilson, creating the potential for a fast pace in Saturday night's showdown between the unbeaten schools.
Kentucky remains unbeaten in 48-10 romp over Murray State
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops wasn't worried about his team overlooking Murray State following a 27-16 win at Florida last week.
Despite a slow start, the Wildcats (3-0) outscored the Racers 31-7 in the second half and rolled to a 48-10 victory Saturday. Murray had trouble stopping Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson, who threw for 163 yards and rushed for 80 more to keep the Wildcats perfect on the season.
Kentucky quarterback Wilson unfazed by turnover-prone start
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Terry Wilson enters his third game with Kentucky having achieved a special place among Wildcats fans: He is the quarterback who finally snapped "The Streak" against Florida.
The next step for Wilson is to consistently play well by smoothing out the rough edges in his game.
Kentucky ends 31-game losing streak against Florida, 27-16
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Receiver Dorian Baker leaped into the stands to celebrate with friends, family members and fans. Several teammates grabbed an oversized Kentucky flag and started waving it back and forth. Others posed for pictures with band members and cheerleaders.
Cornerback Derrick Baity emerged from the tunnel to watch, carrying his young son Champ.
Kentucky names JUCO transfer Wilson as starting quarterback
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has named Terry Wilson to start the season opener at quarterback against Central Michigan, with sophomore Gunnar Hoak as the backup.
Wilson, Hoak battling for Kentucky’s starting QB job
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Whether Terry Wilson or Gunnar Hoak starts the season opener at quarterback might not matter for Kentucky. Both will get snaps against Central Michigan.
The competition between the signal callers has been so close in fall camp that a starter won't emerge until the depth chart is released on Monday. Even then, it might not be settled. Wildcats coach Mark Stoops has previously indicated both will play against Central Michigan on Sept. 1.
The Herald-Dispatch LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A.J. Rose rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns as the Blue (offense) beat the White (defense), 45-32, Friday night in the University of Kentucky football Blue-White Game. UK's final spring practice drew a crowd of 36,090 at Kroger Field. Rose, who carried 15 times for 37 yards during his redshirt freshman season in 2017, had five carries of 10 yards or more and scored three of the game's five touchdowns. Quarterbacks Gunnar Hoak and Terry Wilson each...
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A.J. Rose rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns as the Blue (offense) beat the White (defense) 45-32 Friday night in the University of Kentucky football Blue-White Game.
UK's final spring practice drew a crowd of 36,090 at Kroger Field.
Rose, who carried 15 times for 37 yards during his redshirt freshman season in 2017, had five carries of 10 yards or more and scored three of the game's five touchdowns.
The Pac-12’s 2016 recruiting class of quarterbacks has already provided a major splash at a few schools.
It also resulted in a couple of misses that left teams without much depth at that position.
Starting a game at the Rose Bowl is something Braxton Burmeister probably daydreamed about growing up in La Jolla, Calif.
The circumstances that have led to the true freshman’s ascension to the top of Oregon’s depth chart are a nightmare scenario for coach Willie Taggart and his coaching staff.
Justin Herbert, an emerging Pac-12 star, fractured his collarbone, and senior backup Taylor Alie, a former walk-on, suffered a concussion during the Ducks’ costly 45-24 victory over California on Sept. 30.
QB Dakota Prukop atop depth chart for Oregon opener
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Montana State graduate transfer Dakota Prukop is listed atop Oregon's depth chart at quarterback for the season opener.
The No. 24 Ducks released the depth chart for the first week of the season Friday. Prukop was listed ahead of freshman Justin Herbert on the two-deep for the home game against UC Davis on Sept. 3.