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Former UK QB Jared Lorenzen wishes Hal Mumme got more credit for his offense

By LARRY VAUGHT Jared Lorenzen played for three coaches at Kentucky — Hal Mumme, Guy Morriss and Rich Brooks — but the one he still considers most like a “father” is Mumme. Lorenzen says that both himself and former UK quarterback Tim Couch, a No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft after playing for …

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Stoops gets help, inspiration from talking to Rich Brooks

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky coach Mark Stoops got a little needed inspiration from a source familiar to UK football fans — former coach Rich Brooks. The two talked Monday after Brooks returned to Lexington for last weekend’s Alabama game. “I really enjoyed it. That’s the second time we got a chance to sit down and …

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Rick Minter has parting shots at UK for throwing out lifer coach and says expectations got too high under Brooks

By LARRY VAUGHT While Kentucky coach Joker Phillips walked away with a smile on his face after his last game at UK, defensive coordinator Rick Minter didn’t exactly do the same and even offered some advice for the next coach — which is now Mark Stoops after the Florida State defensive coordinator was named head …

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NFL lineman Garry Williams on his career, Kentucky memories, full beard and coach Rich Brooks

By LARRY VAUGHT He broke his left ankle in a preseason game last year against Pittsburgh and missed the entire season, but the Carolina Panthers still signed offensive tackle Garry Williams to a two-year contract last November. Williams, who was signed as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Kentucky in 2009, played in seven …

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