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Stoops will not “elaborate” on WR Dorian Baker’s status for Saturday

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops would not say today on the SEC teleconference if freshman receiver Dorian Baker would miss any or all of Saturday’s game with Mississippi State because of a hit at LSU that LSU coach Les Miles complained about. Has he heard back from the SEC on Dorian Baker’s hit: “I can’t – …

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Bud Dupree quarterfinalist for Lott IMPACT Trophy

University of Kentucky senior defensive end/linebacker Alvin “Bud” Dupree, who leads all active Southeastern Conference players in sacks, has been named a quarterfinalist for the 2014 Lott IMPACT Trophy, it was announced Wednesday. Dupree is one of 20 student-athletes across the nation to be named a quarterfinalist for the prestigious award, which honors a student-athlete …

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Neal Brown says Ryan Timmons has “to get better away from the ball”

Neal Brown had a couple of interesting things to say about UK’s receivers after Tuesday’s practice: Does he need more from Ryan Timmons and other playmakers: “He had a couple of chances to make some big plays. I thought he had a seam pass early in the game when I think it was 17-3, 17-0, …

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Neal Brown on Mikel Horton, running game, Patrick Towles, State defense

By LARRY VAUGHT Freshman running back Stanley “Boom” Williams’ head injury likely will result in more playing time for Kentucky freshmen Mikel Horton against No. 1 Mississippi State Saturday. “I think he plays more. I thought he played well (at LSU). I thought he did some really good things,” said Brown. “He was one of …

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Dan Mullen likes way Mark Stoops gets players “to play hard”

How does Mississippi State coach view the job UK coach Mark Stoops has done this year? “I think Mark Stoops has done a great job. The first thing you start with is getting guys to play hard. You can get the talent, but the guys have to play hard,” Mullen said. “They are playing hard …

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Dan Mullen says UK has a “lot of big time players”

Here’s what Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen said about Kentucky Monday at his press conference: “The Kentucky game this week is going to be very challenging. There are a lot of similarities with both teams. In our game against them last year, it came right down to the final play. They have a lot of …

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Tight end Darryl Long, UK coaches understand benefit of redshirt season

By LARRY VAUGHT Darryl Long felt the one thing he can do best is “run (pass) routes real good” and he felt he did that when he got to Kentucky. But he also knew it would take more than that to get him on the field this year at tight end. “I  have just been …

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Dan Mullen calls UK one “most improved teams in college football”

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State has spent the past month obliterating stereotypes about the program, ignoring a mediocre history and rising to the top spot in the national rankings for the first time in school history. Now the Bulldogs are learning to embrace life as the favorite. No. 1 Mississippi State (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern …

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