By LARRY VAUGHT
Two years ago when Kentucky got off to a blistering start, Kentucky athletics director Mitch Barnhart gave coach Mark Stoops a midseason contract extension. Yet he’s still waiting for Stoops to get Kentucky to a bowl game.
“Clearly we want to continue to recruit and be at a level of bringing people into our program that give us a chance to succeed. Mark has done that. He and the staff have recruited at a high level for us, some of the highest recruiting classes that we’ve ever had in the history of the program,” Barnhart said.