LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky football player has been charged with drunken driving, university police said.
Running back Chris Rodriguez Jr., 24, was arrested Sunday and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and driving without tail lamps, news outlets reported, citing a police citation.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky hired former San Francisco 49ers assistant Rich Scangerello as offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Friday to replace Liam Coen, who returned to the Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams as OC.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban has hired three new assistants.
The school announced Wednesday that Coleman Hutzler will coordinate special teams and coach outside linebackers, Travaris Robinson will work with the cornerbacks and Eric Wolford will be the offensive line coach.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky teammates and coaches told TyTy Washington Jr. a milestone was within reach, but the reality of breaking John Wall’s single-game school record for assists took some getting used to.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky junior wide receiver Wan’Dale Robinson is entering the NFL draft after capping a record-breaking season with an MVP performance in the No.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When it comes to being coy about personnel in order to gain a tactical advantage, clearly it’s like father, like son in the Iowa football program.
Following a week of preparations for Saturday’s Citrus Bowl in which Hawkeyes’ offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz repeatedly refused to name a starting quarterback, head coach Kirk Ferentz coyly did the same on Friday.
Citrus Bowl: No. 17 Iowa (10-3) against No. 25 Kentucky (9-3), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. Eastern (ABC).
Line: Kentucky by 3, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
1933 — The Chicago Bears win the first NFL championship with a 23-21 victory over the New York Giants. The Bears score the winning touchdown on a 36-yard play that starts with a short pass from Bronko Nagurski to Bill Hewitt, who then laterals to Bill Kerr for the score.
Michigan pass rusher Aidan Hutchinson, Notre Dame quarterback Jack Coan and Baylor linebacker Terrel Bernard were among nine college football players selected as semifinalists for the Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year award.
No. 25 Kentucky (9-3, SEC) vs. No. 17 Iowa (10-3, Big Ten), Jan. 1, 1 p.m. ET
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Troy has hired Kentucky co-defensive coordinator Jon Sumrall as its head coach, the school announced Thursday night.
Sumrall replaces Chip Lindsey, who was fired on Nov.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the No. 25 Wildcats through June 2028.
Stoops’ deal is being finalized, but will continue to include guaranteed extensions of one year for a seven-win season and two years for a 10-win finish.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Given the huge holes to run through and time to throw the ball, Will Levis gladly took advantage of both strengths.
Levis rushed for career highs of four touchdowns and 113 yards, and Kentucky scored on its first four possessions to cruise past rival Louisville 52-21 on Saturday night and win the Governor’s Cup for the third consecutive time.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s 6-0 start clinched a bowl berth by early October. Louisville’s prospects were very shaky before finally becoming bowl eligible last week.
As the in-state rivals await postseason destinations, they're eager to square off again for the Governor’s Cup and the bragging rights that come with it.
LEXINGTON, Ky (AP) — Will Levis’ final home game this season was much like his September debut: lots of yardage and explosive plays that more than offset his miscues.
Levis overcame an early fumble and an interception to throw for four touchdowns and a career-high 419 yards as Kentucky cruised past New Mexico State 56-16 in Saturday’s home finale.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach Mark Stoops hopes his team maintains its winning ways against nonconference opponents.
The Wildcats (7-3) enter Saturday’s matchup against New Mexico State (1-9) riding a 14-game winning streak in non-league games.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Rodriguez Jr. ran for 114 yards and a touchdown, Will Levis threw for two scores and Kentucky used a fast start to beat Vanderbilt 34-17 in a Southeastern Conference matchup on Saturday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A season that started so very well for the Kentucky Wildcats has hit such a skid that coach Mark Stoops isn't taking any team for granted.
Not even Vanderbilt, which has lost 18 straight Southeastern Conference football games.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Young passed for 302 yards and No. 3 Alabama’s defense came up with enough big plays for a 20-14 victory over heavy underdog LSU on Saturday night.
The Crimson Tide (8-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference, No.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Even for a team that's embraced a fast pace, Tennessee's efficiency against No. 18 Kentucky was something to behold.
Especially the little time Hendon Hooker needed to move the Volunteers up and down the field.
Tennessee (4-4, 2-3 SEC) at No. 12 Kentucky (6-2, 4-2 SEC, No. 18 CFP), Saturday at 7 p.m. EDT (SEC).
Line: Kentucky by 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Either No. 18 Kentucky or Tennessee will end a two-game losing streak when they meet this weekend.
Kentucky (6-2, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) might have more reason for concern following defeats at top-ranked Georgia and unranked Mississippi State.
Michigan State might be fortunate not to be ranked No. 2.
Coming off a big win against Michigan, the fifth-ranked Spartans are heading to Purdue, a program with a long history of being one of the college football's most prolific giant killers.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers could do no wrong Saturday night, setting an Southeastern Conference record for completion percentage to help the Bulldogs steamroll their way to another big victory.
No. 12 Kentucky (6-1, 4-1 SEC) at Mississippi State (4-3, 2-2), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (SEC).
Line: Kentucky by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops wanted the No. 12 Wildcats to keep their edge during the week off and they’ll need against high-flying Mississippi State.
The Wildcats will need to be at their best in all phases if they hope to end a long drought at Mississippi State.
Things to watch in Week 9 in the Southeastern Conference:
GAMES OF THE WEEK
No. 10 Mississippi (6-1, 3-1) visits No. 18 Auburn (5-2, 2-1) in the SEC's only Top 25 matchup, while six teams take a break Saturday.
Georgia and Alabama could be heading for another showdown in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
Eight of the past nine Southeastern Conference championship games have featured either the Bulldogs or the Crimson Tide -- or both.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The final seconds were meaningless.
Except to the Georgia defense.
For the first time all season, the fearsome Bulldogs gave up two touchdowns in a game Saturday. It didn't really matter as they romped to another victory — their first as the nation's new No.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — No. 1 Georgia's record extra-points streak of 363 ended Saturday when Jack Podlesny missed a PAT against Kentucky.
After the Bulldogs scored a touchdown to increase their lead to 30-7, Podlesny was wide right with the kick.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former University of Kentucky student has been acquitted of a reckless homicide charge in a DUI crash that killed a 4-year-old child after a football game.
A jury deliberated about eight hours on Thursday night in Lexington before acquitting 21-year-old Jacob Heil of the homicide charge.
No. 1 has been a particularly secure position during the College Football Playoff era.
Last week's Alabama loss as the No. 1 team in the country to Texas A&M was just the fourth outside of the playoff for the top-ranked team in the AP poll during the eight-year history (2014-present) of the CFP.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia is back at No. 1 for the first time in more than a decade, led by a defense that looks like one for the ages.
The Bulldogs (6-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) have allowed a miniscule 5.5 points a game through the first half of the regular season — and that includes a pick-six when the defense wasn't even on the field.
No. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) at No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (CBS).
Line: Georgia by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Some things to watch in Week 6 of the Southeastern Conference:
GAMES OF THE WEEK
No. 11 Kentucky (6-0, 4-0 SEC) visits No. 1 Georgia (6-0, 4-0) in the matchup of the league's last two undefeated teams.
Sometimes a big game really isn't.
No. 1 Georgia faces No. 11 Kentucky on Saturday, the third straight game for the Bulldogs against a ranked Southeastern Conference opponent.
Georgia won the first two games by a combined score of 71-10, and the oddsmakers don't expect this one to be all that much closer.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky defensive tackle Octavious Oxendine will miss the rest of the season with a lower leg injury sustained in the No. 11 Wildcats’ 42-21 win over LSU.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Seth Small made a 28-yard field goal as time expired and Texas A&M stunned top-ranked Alabama 41-38 on Saturday night to end the Crimson Tide’s winning streak at 19 games.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Will Levis’ short touchdown passes stood out because his throwing touch has been a work in progress.
The gutsy Kentucky quarterback continued to show how he can take and give hits rushing the ball, spinning free from several tackles during one run before carrying a few LSU defenders a few extra yards for a highlight-worthy clip.
LSU (3-2, 1-1 SEC) at No. 16 Kentucky (5-0, 3-0), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC)
Line: Kentucky by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel.com.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s euphoria after its big win over Florida that earned the Wildcats a No. 16 ranking has given way to maintaining that momentum.
LSU wants to ruin the Wildcats’ encore hopes as the Tigers try to regroup from a close loss.
Some things to watch in Week 6 of the Southeastern Conference:
GAMES OF THE WEEK
No. 2 Georgia (5-0, 3-0 SEC) visits No. 18 Auburn (4-1, 1-0) in the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry. The Bulldogs have been dominant defensively heading into a game normally played in November.
Alabama and Georgia have made it abundantly clear they're the cream of the Southeastern Conference yet again this season as the top-ranked teams in the nation.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has fined Kentucky $250,000 for violating its access to competition area policy after fans rushed the field at the end of the Wildcats’ 20-13 victory over then-No.
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