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UK offensive coordinator Eddie Gran says Cats’ succes a testament to players, staff buying in

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Moments before he spoke to the media following Kentucky’s 45-13 win over rival Louisville last Saturday, Lynn Bowden Jr., hugged Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran in a show of gratitude and appreciation. Gran is used to embraces from his players but this one was special, and it came after the Wildcats rushed for a school-record 517 yards rushing, shattering...

Lynn Bowden pleased with SEC Co-Player of the Week honor, but winning remains his main focus

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Lynn Bowden Jr. doesn’t mind accolades, but he enjoys winning football games much more than individual honors. No one had more fun than Bowden after the receiver turned quarterback rushed for a career-high 204 yards on 21 carries, complete with two touchdowns, to lead the Wildcats to a 29-7 win over Missouri last Saturday night. The junior all-purpose player was named...

Lynn Bowden’s rain dance leads Kentucky to 29-7 victory of Missouri in wet one at Kroger Field

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Not even a driving rainstorm could stop Lynn Bowden Jr.

 The Kentucky junior quarterback rushed for 204 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 29-7 victory over Saturday night. Bowden’s performance was impressive considering a steady rain that soaked  Kroger Field. 
 “What can you say about Lynn?” Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said. “Amazing....

UK’s new-look offense to strive for more balance; Wildcats must replace seven offensive starters

When the University of Kentucky offense takes the field in 2019, the team will have a much different look about it. While the Cats will have four starters returning, a big part of the UK attack from recent years will be missing. The biggest missing piece from the last three seasons is Benny Snell Jr., who became the school’s all-time leading rusher during his career in Lexington. Over the past...

UK wide receiver, kick returner Bowden earns Freshman of the Week recognition from SEC

Kentucky freshman wide receiver/kick returner Lynn Bowden Jr., was named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week it was announced by the league on Monday. Bowden, a native of Youngstown, Ohio, led UK with 128 all-purpose yards in the Wildcats’ 40-34 win over Missouri on Saturday. He caught three passes for 49 yards, with all three catches going for first downs on UK scoring drives. Lynn Bowden...