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How's UK's kicking game going? Don't bother asking the players

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Aug 29, 2015

Kentucky punter Landon Foster and kicker Austin MacGinnis have a leg up on mental aspect of the game. kentucky.com/2015/08/28/401…

UK defensive line: Lewis found himself at Kentucky after volatile upbringing in Compton

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 27, 2015

It’s been hard for Melvin Lewis to be more than 2,100 miles away from home, but home drives him every day. kentucky.com/2015/08/27/400…

Aug 27, 2015

Melvin Lewis’ mom cried as she watched him graduate from college via live stream from California. kentucky.com/2015/08/27/400…

Aug 28, 2015

From some 2,100 miles away, Melvin Lewis' mom cried as she watched her son graduate from college. kentucky.com/2015/08/27/400…

Aug 28, 2015

It's been hard to be so far away from home for UK's Melvin Lewis, but home is what drives defensive tackle every day. kentucky.com/2015/08/27/400…

UK defensive backs: Emphasis by Stoops, increased depth create position of strength

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 26, 2015

The game changes when your head coach becomes a de facto position coach. Just ask the UK safeties. kentucky.com/2015/08/26/400…

Aug 27, 2015

Extra one-on-one time with its head coach has Kentucky's secondary feeling pretty good about itself. kentucky.com/2015/08/26/400…

Aug 27, 2015

What’s it like when Stoops walks in your DB position room? “Everybody gets quiet, gets serious.” With good reason. kentucky.com/2015/08/26/400…

UK linebackers: Cats set to reap benefits of Forrest's completed transition from offense to defense

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 25, 2015

The word “soft” still makes Josh Forrest cringe a little bit, but he's learned from criticism and become a leader: kentucky.com/2015/08/25/400…

Aug 25, 2015

Position series moves to linebacker and how Josh Forrest has gone from “soft” to team leader: kentucky.com/2015/08/25/400…

Aug 26, 2015

The word “soft” still makes LB Josh Forrest cringe a little bit, but he's learned from criticism and become a leader: kentucky.com/2015/08/25/400…

UK football notes: NCAA denies Hart, Love transfer waivers; UK appealing

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 25, 2015

UK football notes: NCAA denies hardship waivers for Nebraska transfers Hart, Love. Cats appealing. kentucky.com/2015/08/24/400…

UK football team on unscheduled practice after dark: 'It was awesome'

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 24, 2015

Speaking of difference makers: Could that late-night UK football practice change team trajectory? kentucky.com/2015/08/23/400…

UK football players run drills for Kentucky Special Olympics teams

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 24, 2015

I may not cover something more fun or meaningful than this Special Olympics event with UK football. Really cool. kentucky.com/2015/08/23/400…

Aug 24, 2015

RT @jenheraldleader: I may not cover something more fun or meaningful than this Special Olympics event with UK football. Really cool. kentucky.com/2015/08/23/400…

UK offensive line: 'The closest group we've ever had'

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 23, 2015

Floating five miles along a lazy river in Gatlinburg, Kentucky's offensive line found its connection. kentucky.com/2015/08/22/400…

Aug 23, 2015

From this morning: Floating 5 miles along a lazy river in Gatlinburg helped UK’s offensive line find its connection. kentucky.com/2015/08/22/400…

UK wide receivers: 'We have so many people who can play'

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 22, 2015

Next up in the position series: UK wide receivers. Cats finally have "good problem" with that group. kentucky.com/2015/08/21/399…

UK football: Friday's practice report

kentucky.com — The Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper in Lexington, KY offers local news coverage online. Serving Fayette, Bourbon, Franklin, Clark, Madison, Jessamine, Woodford and Scott counties in Kentucky, Kentucky.com offers local breaking, weather and crime news.
Aug 22, 2015

In case you were out having fun Friday night, here's the UK football practice report. I'll have more today around 1. kentucky.com/2015/08/21/399…

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