Good news, Kentucky fans! The Wildcats made some major progress with their coaching staff — things could be bright both offensively and on the recruiting trails. Happy Hump Day.
Here are three things to know:
- Kentucky hired new co-offensive coordinators Monday, Eddie Gran and Darin Hinshaw, both from Cincinnati.
- Kentucky is hoping to nab 3-star defensive back Yusuf Corker, who in addition to playing collegiate football, has a goal of becoming a neurosurgeon.
- Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Miami, Penn State and NC State are all vying for offensive tackle recruit Case Cook, who has gotten some advice from his older brother throughout the process.
Other Kentucky news from around the Internet
- Quarterback Reese Phillips decided on Christmas Eve that he would transfer from Kentucky. Since then, he and coach Mark Stoops have had a phone conversation to ensure that they part on cordial terms, the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Jon Hale wrote.
- More on Gran and Hinshaw’s new gigs with Kentucky, also from Hale.
- After Kentucky’s win against Louisville in basketball, the Louisville Courier-Journal’s Kyle Tucker took a look at where specific Kentucky players are at this point in the season.
- One NBA scout has almost no faith in Kentucky freshman forward Skal Labissiere. John Calipari wasn’t having it, no matter how hard he himself is on Labissiere, Tucker wrote.
- The Lexington Herald-Leader’s Ben Roberts looked at how the 2015 recruiting class is performing now that the players are in college.
The best stories around the SEC
- LSU’s Leonard Fournette broke the school’s single-season rushing touchdown record in the Tigers’ bowl game.
- The mother of Alabama’s quarterback had no issues telling Jeremy Pruitt how she felt about his recruiting tactics back in 2010.
- Florida suspended Jordan Scarlett for the Gators’ bowl game against Michigan. Coach Jim McElwain shed some insight on that.
- It’s all business for Alabama down in Dallas for the Cotton Bowl — in every sense.
- Texas A&M has suspended one of its top wide receivers for its bowl game.