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UK offensive coordinator Neal Brown likes talent at quarterback but knows there will be ups and downs

By LARRY VAUGHT LOUISVILLE — Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown said he would like to see improvement “as quickly as possible” but insists the overall program is in a “good spot” now. “Things are going well recruiting-wise. With renovations at the stadium, Commonwealth (Stadium) will be a little bit of a mess this year but …

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UK offensive coordinator Neal Brown says Patrick Towles has “made tremendous strides”

By LARRY VAUGHT Now that Jalen Whitlow has announced he will transfer rather than accept a move from quarterback to receiver, where does that leave sophomore quarterback Patrick Towles? He couldn’t beat out Whitlow or Maxwell Smith when he was a true freshman in 2012 under then coach Joker Phillips. Last season he redshirted after …

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Quarterback Jalen Whitlow’s transfer best for him and Kentucky, too

By LARRY VAUGHT LEXINGTON — Jalen Whitlow made the best decision for himself to transfer to another school so he could continue to play quarterback, but he probably also did Kentucky a favor with his choice after being asked to move to receiver. Whether it was his fault or not — and former coach Joker …

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Neal Brown “disappointed” but understands why QB Jalen Whitlow will transfer rather than change positions

By LARRY VAUGHT LEXINGTON — Rather than move to wide receiver as he was asked to do by coach Mark Stoops and offensive coordinator Neal Brown, quarterback Jalen Whitlow has decided to transfer. He started seven games as a true freshman n 2012 and started eight games last year in Stoops’ first season when UK …

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UK announces quarterback Jalen Whitlow plans to transfer

  Note: The following is a statement passed out to the press following Wednesday’s football practice: Lexington, Ky. – Quarterback Jalen Whitlow has decided to transfer from the university of Kentucky, Coach Mark Stoops confirmed Wednesday. “We respect Jalen and his decision as we want the best for him,” Stoops said. “I thank Jalen for …

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JoJo Kemp on QB Drew Barker: “Drew looked real good. He was out there making plays. He stood out.”

By LARRY VAUGHT LEXINGTON — Running back JoJo Kemp is never one to hide his emotions or enthusiasm and he didn’t try when asked how about freshman quarterback Drew Barker fared in Kentucky’s scrimmage Saturday. “Drew looked real good. He was out there making plays. He stood out,” said Kemp. No statistics were given for …

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Gallery: UK spring football practice

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Neal Brown wants to name starting quarterback sooner, but won’t set false deadline

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown said Wednesday says he wants to pick a starting quarterback quicker than he did last year when he finally chose Jalen Whitlow over Maxwell Smith just before the season started. Kentucky has five quarterbacks — Whitlow, Smith, Patrick Towles, Reese Phillips and Drew Barker — on the …

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