Most Recent Posts
- Blue-White Game will be on live TV, delayed on Fox Sports South; Dusty Bonner, Freddie Maggard will join TV/radio call
- Marcus Lee to Return for Sophomore Season at UK
- Mark Stoops says offense “took a little step back” in Friday’s practice
- Cornerback Nate Willis needs surgery for sports hernia
- NCAA would not let John Calipari and wife set up fund to pay for education of players’ children
- NBADraftBlog.com’s Ed Isaacson on Julius Randle, James Young
- John Calipari admits he was “scared to death” of “rock star” Bill O’Reilly
- Embracing the role of the punter is Landon Foster’s specialty
By LARRY VAUGHT
It’s not easy for any of us to admit maybe we are wrong. Yet Kentucky junior Jarrod Polson probably provided the best insight any player has into why UK is 4-3 and has struggled with consistent effort this season.
“Just coming off a national championship, expectations are really high and we might have thought we were better than we really were,” said Polson Friday.
Bingo. If Polson was thinking that knowing how hard he would have to work to have a chance to play, imagine what his more highly-touted teammates must have been thinking. Or were thinking.
“I think we have realized that we are not as good as people thought we would be right now or we thought we would be. It has definitely given us more encouragement to work and I think we have done that so far, especially in the last week,” Polson said.
Will it help? Let’s see today when UK hosts Portland.