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Stoops names Wilson UK’s starting quarterback ahead of season opener against Central Michigan

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops has been loyal to his starting quarterbacks during his tenure at Kentucky. That won’t change going into his sixth season at the helm after junior college transfer Terry Wilson beat out Gunnar Hoak for the starting job and will be the starter in the Wildcats’ season-opener against Central Michigan Saturday. “Both guys earned the...

UK QB race heats up as Wilson, Hoak battling for starting job

Transfer Terry Wilson smiles during a photo shoot during the team’s Media Day last week at Kroger Field. Wilson is battling to become the team’s starting signal caller. (Kentucky Today/Keith Taylor) By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops may play two quarterbacks this season. He may stick to one signal caller depending on who emerges as the top quarterback during...

Immediate impact freshmen Daniel, Hoak, Holtzclaw, Jackson join Wildcats’ football roster

The University of Kentucky welcomed four new Wildcats who have joined the Wildcat football program, Coach Mark Stoops announced Thursday. The mid-year enrollees are all high school standouts who graduated in December – inside linebacker Kash Daniel, quarterback Gunnar Hoak, wide receiver Dakota Holtzclaw and center Drake Jackson. All four players will count toward the 2016 signing class. They will...