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Dawson leaving West Virginia to replace Brown as UK’s new offensive coordinator

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  Shannon Dawson, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at West Virginia University, will join the Kentucky football staff in the same roles, head coach Mark Stoops said Friday.   “I’m very excited to bring Shannon Dawson to the University of …

Phil Steele’s College Football Magazine names Wildcats’ Dupree to All-American third team

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Phil Steele, creator of one of the nation’s most informative preseason football magazines, Phil Steele’s College Football, has released his All-America, All-Southeastern Conference and Freshman All-America Team with four Kentucky standouts earning honors on the three lists.   Senior defensive …

Thomas More standout running back Hayden named to AP’s Little All-American team

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  Staff report   Thomas More’s record-setting running back Domonique Hayden has been named to the Associated Press Little All-American team.   The Lexington Christian Academy product was named to the NCAA Division III second team. The Little All-American program …

Going into Bahamas Bowl, Western Kentucky will continue to lean on its improving defense

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  During their current four-game winning streak, Western Kentucky has seen a dramatic rise in the performance of their defense, a group that will need to continue to play well if the Hilltoppers are to be successful in the inaugural …

Russ Brown: No decision yet on who the quarterback will be for U of L in Belk Bowl

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  By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   LOUISVILLE–Here’s the long-awaited news on Louisville’s quarterback situation for the Cardinals’ Belk Bowl game against Georgia in two weeks: No news.   Well, that’s not quite true, but UofL coach Bobby Petrino is …

Sports Notes: Cats compensate for Poythress, but Ulis may be the one who’s irreplaceable

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  When Kentucky forward Alex Poythress went down in practice after tearing a ligament in his left knee, there was little doubt that the Wildcats lost their most talented and versatile player.   As coach John Calipari said, when the …

Former Georgetown athletics director Oldham among the officials for the Rose Bowl game

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  Ben Oldham, a former Georgetown College director of athletics, professor, dean of education and associate vice president for academic affairs, has been selected to serve as replay official for the Rose Bowl, the inaugural NCAA Championship Semi-Final Game, in …

Season tickets for 2015 Kentucky football season in new Commonwealth now available

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  Kentucky football season tickets for the 2015 season, the first played in the newly refurbished Commonwealth Stadium, will be available to the public at 9 a.m. on Monday on TheNewCWS.com.   Fans interested in purchasing 2015 season tickets who …

Louisville safety Holliman adds to list of honors, named Walter Camp All-American

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  University of Louisville sophomore strong safety Gerod Holliman earned one of the most prestigious award in college football when he was recognized by one of the oldest All-American teams.   Holliman was selected a first-team Walter Camp All-American after …

Russ Brown: Aaron cleared for action, but Pitino says his playing time must be earned

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  By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   LOUISVILLE – After months of investigation by the NCAA, Louisville freshman Shaqquan Aaron was finally declared eligible to begin playing Dec. 20 against Western Kentucky.   But don’t expect the highly-regarded, 6-foot-7 swingman …

Former UK assistant Hatcher leaving Murray State to become new head coach at Samford

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  Samford University has hired former Murray State head coach Chris Hatcher as its head football coach, the school announced Thursday.   Hatcher will be officially introduced at a press conference Friday at 11 a.m. in the team meeting room …

WKU record-shattering quarterback Doughty voted Conference USA Most Valuable Player

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Western Kentucky redshirt senior quarterback Brandon Doughty has been named Conference USA’s Most Valuable Player after leading the Hilltoppers to their second FBS bowl berth with a nation-leading 4,344 yards and 44 touchdowns in 2014, the league announced Wednesday.   …

Louisville’s Holliman, Mauldin earn first-team All-ACC recognition from coaches

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  University of Louisville sophomore safety Gerod Holliman and senior outside linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin were named first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Wednesday in a vote by the ACC head coaches.   In the media vote released last week, Holliman …

Sports Notes: Win for comeback Cats could take on additional meaning at tourney time

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  It’s not so much that Matthew Mitchell’s UK Hoops team knocked off No. 7 Louisville on the road Sunday, winning for for the fourth time in a row in the series, it’s how they continue to pull basketball rabbits …

UK’s Dupree, MacGinnis selected to AP
All-Southeastern Conference first team

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  Kentucky senior defensive end Alvin “Bud” Dupree and redshirt freshman kicker Austin MacGinnis were named first-team All-Southeastern Conference by The Associated Press on Monday.   A native of Irwinton, Ga., Dupree led all SEC defensive linemen with 74 total …