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‘Great challenge’ awaits Stoops, Wildcats in Southeastern Conference opener at Florida

A.J. Rose rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns in Kentucky’s 35-20 win over Central Michigan last Saturday at Kroger Field. The Wildcats take on Florida at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Gainesville. (Kentucky Today/Bill Thiry) By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky’s decades-long losing streak to Florida nearly ended last season. It took a last-second touchdown aided by a defensive error in the...

Chance to end Florida losing streak, motivates players, but Cats focused on getting better

Maxwell Smith throws a pass in Florida’s last trip to Commonwealth Stadium. (KyForward File photo by Mark Boxley)   For all the shortcomings of the Joker Phillips Era, the former UK head coach was successful in ending some of the historic losing streaks that have plagued the program.   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] The Cats ended a 17-game losing streak to Steve Spurrier with...

UK Football Notebook: Mark Stoops familiar with Gators; Maxwell Smith to throw Monday

Maxwell Smith throws a pass versus Louisvlle before suffering a shoulder injury in the second half. (Photo by Jon Hale)