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UK’s defensive line top offseason concern for media members

Matt Elam's play could be just what the UK defense needs next season. (Vicky Graff Photo)
Matt Elam's play could be just what the UK defense needs next season. (Vicky Graff Photo)

Matt Elam’s play could be just what the UK defense needs next season. (Vicky Graff Photo)

By LARRY VAUGHT

Media members revealed in the first part of this series on Kentucky football that they were a bit more  optimistic about Mark Stoops’ program than many fans are after three straight losing seasons.

Today the same four media  members weigh in on their biggest offseason concern for the football Wildcats.

Question: What remains your biggest concern about the team going into the offseason?

Talent upgrade, coaching hires impressed UK media members

Drew Barker (Vicky Graff Photo)
Drew Barker (Vicky Graff Photo)

Drew Barker (Vicky Graff Photo)

By LARRY VAUGHT

During this offseason time for both Kentucky football and basketball, I decided to consult some of my media friends for their insights/perspective on the UK football team and what might lie ahead during the 2016 season.

Here’s part one of a series of questions I posed to those who regularly cover Kentucky football.

Question: What impressed you the most about Kentucky’s spring practice?

Former Cats Jacob Tamme and Freddie Maggard will host Pro Day show

Freddie Maggard of  Kentucky Sports Radio will be making a lot of points at UK's Pro Day live stream Friday.
Freddie Maggard of  Kentucky Sports Radio will be making a lot of points at UK's Pro Day live stream Friday.

Freddie Maggard of Kentucky Sports Radio will be making a lot of points at UK’s Pro Day live stream Friday.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky will hold its annual NFL Pro Day for draft eligible players on Friday, March 4 in the Nutter Indoor Field House. Pro Day, which attracts scouts and player personnel from nearly every NFL team, will be streamed live on UKathletics.com and SEC Network +. Dick Gabriel, along with former UK quarterback Freddie Maggard and former Wildcat and current Atlanta Falcons tight end Jacob Tamme, will host the show. Pro Day is not open to the public, but will be open to credentialed members of the media.