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UK Football Signing Day: With recruiting over, coaches switch to development mode

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  The value of forgetfulness is encouraged in myriad forms – coaches preaching memory loss to their interception-friendly quarterbacks, a rap song telling you to brush dirt off your shoulders. Regardless of how people invite short memories into their lives, …

Both Conference USA divisional football champions set to visit Western Kentucky

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  Western Kentucky’s 2015 schedule will include visits to Bowling Green by both of last year’s Conference USA division champions.   WKU will play host to three C-USA foes who finished in the top two of their divisions in 2014, …

Tamme, Buffone, Jones among inductees for ’15 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame class

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The Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame announced its inductees for 2015 and they include Jacob Tamme, Aaron Jones, Doug Buffone and Gil Mains.   In addition, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was named the winner of the Blanton Collier …

Cardinals’ 2015 football schedule includes Thursday night matchup against Clemson

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  Coming off a third-straight nine-win season, the University of Louisville announced its 2015 football schedule on Thursday and it includes a Thursday night matchup with Clemson on Sept. 17.   Finishing at 9-4 overall, 5-3 in their first season …

Hilvert, Thomas More’s winningest football coach, resigns for top high school position

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  Thomas More College head football coach Jim Hilvert has resigned to take the same position at LaSalle High School, a top football program in the nation.   “Coach Hilvert is the winningest coach in Thomas More College history and …

UK football fans will get behind-the-scenes coverage online for signing day on Feb. 4

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  Fans looking to go behind the scenes as UK football welcomes a new class on Signing Day once again have their home.   Signing Day coverage on UKathletics.com will begin at 8 a.m. on Feb. 4 and continue late …

Mobile ticketing for smart phones available now for Rupp, coming soon to The New CWS

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In an effort to provide more convenient and efficient entry for fans attending home men’s basketball games, the University of Kentucky Athletics Department has partnered with Ticketmaster to bring mobile ticketing technology to Rupp Arena.   Mobile ticketing will also …

Sports Notes: Hot start for Wildcats pushes Calipari ahead of Rupp’s winning percentage

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  In the long, storied history that is Kentucky basketball, only four teams have won at least 19 games to start a season. John Calipari has done it twice.   Prior to the perfect start for this year’s top-ranked Wildcats, …

Kentucky running back Heard enters name for NFL draft, will give up senior season

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  Kentucky junior running back Braylon Heard, who will complete his bachelor’s degree this spring, has decided to forego his final season of college football and has declared for the 2015 National Football League draft.   After transferring from Nebraska, …

Sports Notes: Recent moves by Barnhart prove he’s ‘all in’ with Stoops, football staff

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  There are a number of signs that show the times they are a-changing for the University of Kentucky football program, but it’s more than stadium renovations, new practice facilities and nationally ranked recruiting classes.   Recent decisions by UK …

Former Kentucky defensive standout Still selected to College Football Hall of Fame

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Art Still, whose dominance at defensive end helped lead Kentucky to some of its greatest moments in school history, has been named to the College Football Hall of Fame as announced Friday by the National Football Foundation.   The announcement …

Dupree, Smith, Robinson among five Wildcats set to perform in all-star football matchups

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  Five University of Kentucky football seniors, including defensive end/linebacker Bud Dupree, tight end Steven Borden, wide receiver Demarco Robinson, offensive lineman Darrian Miller and defensive end Za’Darius Smith, have been invited to play in national all-star games.   Borden, …

Kentucky recruiting coordinator Marrow will stay after agreeing to three-year extension

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After a week of speculation about whether he might take another job, Kentucky tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow agreed to a contract extension that will keep him in Lexington through June of 2018.   The news was …

Russ Brown: Some rebuilding is in store for UofL, but Petrino ‘looking forward’ to 2015

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By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   LOUISVILLE – Louisville’s first football season as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference can be summed up in two words: No surprises.   The Cardinals finished with a 9-3 regular-season record, including 5-3 …

Russ Brown: Questions remain about Cards’ QB, but it may not matter who gets the call

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  By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   Heading into the final hours of preparation for Tuesday’s Belk Bowl matchup between No. 20 Louisville (9-3) and No. 13 Georgia (9-3), one major personnel question remained unanswered:   Who will be UofL’s …