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Kentucky junior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard earns Sporting News All-America accolades

By Susan Lax University of Kentucky University of Kentucky junior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard has picked up another national honor as he was named a second team All-American by Sporting News. He also earned All-America accolades from the Associated Press (third team) and Pro Football Focus (first team), and was a first team All-Southeastern Conference selection by the AP and a second team All-SEC...

Stoops has no regrets as Kentucky prepares for N.C. State in Gator Bowl on Saturday afternoon

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today University of Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops isn’t second-guessing his team’s decision to compete in the postseason this year. “For the program, coaches, for all of us, it’s easy to want to do those things and talk about many years later,” Stoops said. “I would not do that at the expense of our players’ mental health. I wouldn’t do it. I absolutely...

Kentucky receives invitation to Gator Bowl, will meet North Carolina State on Jan. 2 in Jacksonville

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky began its current bowl streak in Jacksonville and will be making a return to the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl to open the new year. The Wildcats (4-6) received an invite to the bowl Sunday and will take on North Carolina State at noon on Jan. 2, extending the team’s postseason streak to five games. Kentucky dropped a 33-18 decision to Georgia Tech in the Gator Bowl...