Happy Monday, Kentucky fans! It sounds like it could be an interesting week in Kentucky football if coach Mark Stoops is serious about considering a quarterback change. Time is running out for the Wildcats to become bowl eligible, so we could be in for some drama. Grab some coffee and catch up on what your Wildcats have been up to.
Here are three things to know:
- As you know by now, the Wildcats really struggled Saturday against UGA. Check out what grades that performance earned them in this week’s report card.
- Two games will make the Wildcats bowl eligible, and in the words of former quarterback Jared Lorenzen, “the season rests on next week.” Check out what Kentucky alums had to say about the UGA loss.
- Two of the SEC’s struggling teams will match up this weekend. Vanderbilt has the slight edge over Kentucky.
Other Kentucky news from around the Internet
- The Kentucky defense had its work cut out with UGA running the ball so often, the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Jon Hale wrote.
- Kyle Tucker of the Louisville Courier-Journal has lots of basketball coverage for you: First up, learn who serves what role and read five questions Kentucky has going into the season. Here are 10 games you won’t want to miss this season and here are some quick hits you should know about the SEC this year. Kentucky wants to emulate the NBA and play without traditional positions.
- Finally, Derek Willis is staying patient as he continues to learn his role, the Courier-Journal’s Tim Sullivan wrote.
The best stories around the SEC
- Missouri has made national headlines this weekend, so all of these stories will help you get caught up. For all of our other SEC Country coverage on other teams, you can head to our website. First up, coach Gary Pinkel is supporting his team in its protest against University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe.
- Pinkel put out a statement Sunday confirming the protest. The football team refrained from practicing Sunday.
- In case you missed the back story, the football team is standing with a graduate student who has been on a hunger strike since Monday. The student is calling for the University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe to either resign or be dismissed. On Sunday, Wolfe put out a statement.
- Now that this protest seems like it’s getting more serious by the day, questions linger about what this all means.
- In the event that Missouri doesn’t play BYU like it’s supposed to on Saturday, it could owe BYU $1 million, according to a report.