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Stoops knows no turnovers or allowing big special teams plays important to beat Missouri

By LARRY VAUGHT Missouri has lost two games this year and both times the opponent did not have a turnover or give up a big special teams play. “I think it’s very important. We have talked about it – you’ve heard me talk about that – that we haven’t played a complete game yet. And …

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RB Boom Williams back for Missouri but TE Steven Borden out

Kentucky will have freshman Boom Williams back in the lineup Saturday against Missouri after the running back missed the Mississippi State game because of a head injury suffered in the loss to LSU a week earlier. “I feel pretty good about things from the injury front. Yeah, (Williams) is cleared and ready to go,” Stoops …

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Bud Dupree now projected as first-round draft pick just as Mark Stoops predicted

By LARRY VAUGHT Before the season started, Kentucky coach Mark Stoops predicted that defensive end Bud Dupree would be a first-round NFL draft pick. “He’s got everything you’re looking for. He’s got the size; he’s explosive. He’s very versatile. Like I say over and over, he could play in a 4-3 defense; he could play …

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Kentucky coaches have really “harped” on better tackling this week

By LARRY VAUGHT Defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot has watched Kentucky give up over 300 yards rushing to both LSU and Mississippi State. While he knows No. 1 Mississippi State had “some very good runners,” he also knows UK’s defense was poor when it came to tackling. “We could’ve played a lot better fundamentally, tackling being …

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Mark Stoops on Patrick Towles, run defense, Missouri offense and more

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach Mark Stoops sees Missouri as a team with talent that plays well — and also has bad games like most teams in the country. That’s how he explains Missouri losing at home to Indiana and being blown out by Georgia even though star running back Todd Gurley was suspended but …

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Neal Brown would like to see Ronnie Shields “be a threat in the pass game”

By LARRY VAUGHT In Kentuck’s opening game, tight ends Steven Borden and Ronnie Shields combined to catch five passes — a sign that offensive coordinator Neal Brown wanted the tight end much more involved in the offense this year. However, a Kentucky tight end did not have another catch until Shields had an 11-yard reception …

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Quinton Baker knew for months that he wanted to play football at Kentucky

By LARRY VAUGHT Before his sophomore season started, Quinton Baker already had a scholarship offer from Kentucky — the same school where his father, Al, played running back. Quinton Baker is a 5-8, 180-pound running back at Ashland Blazer and was back at UK last weekend when the Wildcats lost to No. 1 Mississippi State 45-31. …

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Neal Brown says quarterbacks, receivers were as good as they have been in two years against Mississippi State

By LARRY VAUGHT Gaining 504 yards and scoring 31 points against No. 1 Mississippi State last week gave Kentucky’s offense “a little confidence” going into the final four games of the season. “I thought that was as good as our quarterback and receivers have played in two years. Definitely took some steps. A lot of …

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