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By LARRY VAUGHT
Offensive coordinator Neal Brown made Ryan Timmons a priority recruit as soon as he joined Mark Stoops staff at Kentucky and was able to persuade the Franklin County star to sign with UK.
Timmons had a solid freshman season in 2013 while learning to be a full-time receiver after playing a variety of positions in high school.
Brown wanted to see him to “take a step” forward during spring practice and thinks he has.
“I’ve been talking to him a lot about a kid we had at Troy named Jerrel Jernigan that plays for the Giants now. He was a lot like Ryan coming in — hadn’t played just a ton of true wideout,” said Brown. “Jerrel had actually been a quarterback — an option quarterback — in high school. Came in, we used him — use Ryan very similar to how we used Jerrel at Troy in 2007.
“Then from the end of the season in 2007 through spring practice, into the start of the season in 2008, Jerrel changed his body, really learned how to play receiver, and he was a first-team all-conference player, a third-round draft pick, so on and so on. So that’s kind of the guy I’ve been talking to Ryan about. I’m pleased with where he’s at. His practice habits are a lot better. He’s catching the ball more consistently. And he gives us a big-play threat.”
Timmons played three sports in high school and, like most multi-sports standouts, wasn’t in the weight room an abundance.
“And he had that shoulder surgery about this time last year, so he didn’t get to go through any of our offseason stuff. So his body looks a lot better,” Brown said.
Coach Mark Stoops feels Timmons is in “great shape” and says he’s even looked “more comfortable” returning kicks this spring.
“He’s not as indecisive about the catching. He’s going and making good decisions and going and getting it. So he’s getting more comfortable,” Stoops said. “He’s more consistent of being a complete wide receiver. We know he’s good with the ball in his hands and he’s got to learn to get open, it’s not just screens and fly motions and handing him the ball and all that. He’s improving, he really is. He’s making some big plays. He’s been more consistent; he’s stronger. I like the way he’s playing.”
By: ASHLEY SCOBY
Some of football’s fiercest battles will probably always remain in the trenches, but for Kentucky, it’s been a “dog fight” slightly closer to the sidelines this spring.
Answering their coaches’ call to be more physical, Kentucky’s wide receiver corps has gotten bigger, stronger and maybe a little meaner during the offseason.
“It’s like a dog fight every time you go out there with the DBs,” said receiver Jeff Badet, who is coming off a 22-catch, 285-yard freshman campaign. “We do a lot of one-on-one drills and blocking drills. It’s a lot of physicality out here between us and the DBs.”
Cornerback Cody Quinn said the intensity has picked up tremendously in practice, and that Badet was one of three receivers that really stood out to him in terms of chippiness.
Demarco Robinson, who is fighting for his spot back on the team after being indefinitely suspended last season, and Rashad Cunningham, who was ineligible for all of the 2013 season, were the other two players Quinn mentioned.
“We go at it every day,” Cunningham said. “It’s an ongoing thing, kind of like a cornerback/wide receiver type of beef.”
Offensive coordinator Neal Brown said that at this time last year, Kentucky’s receiving corps was as “behind” as any unit in the country. Although the team is still a year or so away from achieving the depth it wants, according to Brown, the guys this year are “more coachable” and more willing to study the game. Once players better understand where they’re supposed to be and what they’re supposed to do, physicality can reign supreme.
This year’s wideouts are also more willing to step into the weight room. Of all the wide receivers, sophomore-to-be Ryan Timmons was the one with the biggest jump in weight, going from 185 last season to being listed at 193 for spring practice.
Erik Korem’s “High Performance” program prides itself on helping players lose the “bad” weight and gain the muscle necessary to play in the Southeastern Conference.
“His body looks a lot better,” Brown said of Timmons. “Where he played three sports in high school, which is a good thing, he just wasn’t in the weight room a ton, and he had that shoulder surgery about this time last year so he didn’t get to go through any of our offseason stuff.”
For Timmons, the increased intensity in practice is one thing that has motivated him to get in the weight room.
“I want to try and dominate whoever is in front of me so lifting is one of the main things that I’m trying to focus on,” he said.
The competition in practice is not limited to offense/defense, though. There has even been a little friendly rivalry among the receivers.
Freshman TV Williams came into Kentucky with the reputation of having lightning speed, at 5-10 and 160 pounds. At the same height, Timmons has always had that reputation, too, especially as a two-time Kentucky state champion in the 100-meter dash (and one-time champ in the 200). So obviously, there had to be a race between the two.
“I didn’t kill him,” Timmons said with a smile. “He’s fast, but I beat him. We settled that.”
That kind of competition is what Kentucky’s coaches like to see, especially when last year’s receiving corps was lacking in depth and production. The 2013 season saw Kentucky finish 10th in the SEC in passing offense, and 11th in yards-per-catch.
This time around, coaches are preaching physicality not just as receivers try to get open, but in their blocking schemes, too. From top to bottom, this year’s wideouts are bringing more muscle to their duties.
“We’ve incorporated some drills and half line, things like that where maybe the defense knows screens are coming and so we’re just flying to the ball, making them put their face on the defender and learn how to block and how to be tough,” said head coach Mark Stoops. “We’re getting better.”
By LARRY VAUGHT
Kentucky will also add Braylon Heard, a transfer from Nebraska, into the running back mix with JoJo Kemp, Ryan Timmons, Boom Williams and Mikel Horton next season.
“One thing about Braylon Heard is that he is very fast, but he has experience of playing big-time college football. As experienced as those guys (Horton and Williams) are, they have not played college football yet. Braylon Heard has played two years and knows what it takes and how to prepare. Just having that experience factor gives him a big boost,” Scott said as UK gets set to start spring practice Friday.
Scott also knows that Kemp, who had a productive freshman season, should be a lot better this season.
“The competition will make him better. It will make them all better,” Scott said. “That ultimately gets us to the point where we want to be as a program, which is championship level.”
Scott isn’t worried about having too many talented running backs, either.
“That is what you have to have. When you have competition and somebody behind you just as good, that keeps you on your toes,” Scott said. “It makes you do extra work and continue to do little things to separate yourself. If you don’t have that competition, you are constantly pushing guys to do that on a daily basis. But if they have somebody behind them just as good, you are getting the most out of that kid.”
By LARRY VAUGHT
Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown thinks having young players from winning programs has helped them withstand the rigors of UK’s 2-8 season going into Saturday night’s game at Georgia. However, he also knows guidance from veteran players has helped, too.
“They’re not necessarily beat down. But I think the best thing those other (older) guys have done is whatever happens, when they get to work on Monday, when they get to this building, it’s over with — whatever happened on Saturday — is over with and they’re focused on the next opponent,” said Brown. “And we talk about having a ‘next’ attitude all the time, whether it’s next play, next series, next game and I think those guys have done a good job of leading the way, teaching our younger guys.”
He cited several seniors for “showing guys how to persevere” this season.
“I think (tight end) Jordan Aumiller comes to my mind right away as a guy that’s come to work every day with the right mindset. (Lineman) Kevin Mitchell is a guy that really works hard every day and is playing through … he’s banged up, and he’s playing through a lot of injuries,” Brown said. “(Tight end) Tyler Robinson has a great attitude, somebody that’s really kind of really been hampered this year with a back injury, but he’s got a good demeanor every day.
“I think those type of guys, it shows our younger guys, ‘Regardless of what happens, you don’t lose the same game twice, so whatever happens on Saturday, you come to work on Monday and you get better.’ I think those guys have kind of led the way.”
He says there is no doubt that senior Avery Williamson is “the leader on the entire team.” However, he has seen younger players trying to be leaders on offense, too.
“You’re seeing some guys, like (Jordan) Swindle’s a guy that didn’t redshirt, but he’s taken a leadership role,” Brown said. “I think as they get older, Jojo (Kemp) and some of those other, Jeff Badet and Ryan (Timmons) and some of those other guys that are playing early in their career and kind of going through some down times, I think they can lead us, lead us to some better times.”
Brown is hoping players like Timmons, a receiver, and Kemp, a back, can learn to sustain explosive plays instead of occasionally making them as they have this season.
“There’s two types of explosive plays. There’s ones that I can create through a game plan and maybe schematically, and then there’s ones that the guys create by making people miss in space,” Browns said. “Those two guys both have the ability to do that, and I think those are the type that other people feed off of. If you can get into the secondary and make a safety miss, it gives us energy, it’s momentum on our side, plus it makes those guys second-guess themselves. So the next time they’re in that one-on-one situation, that safety’s a little less confident.
“There’s a bunch of things we track, and I think we talked about those earlier in the year: explosive plays and winning the turnover battle. If you can win the number of explosive plays, and you can win the turnover, all right? You’re going to win most of those games. I think we only lost one of those at (Texas) Tech in three years where we did both of those. We just need to have more.”
The good news for Brown and UK is that Georgia’s defense is on pace to set new program marks for most points allowed and most yards allowed. The 2009 team surrendered 337 points, which is a program high for a season of 12-plus games. This year’s team, which is surrendering 30.2 points per game, has already allowed 302 points with three games to play. The Bulldogs are also on pace to surrender 5,029 — potentially just the second time in school history that Georgia allowed 5,000-plus yards after last season’s team gave up 5,009 in 14 games.
Of course, Kentucky ranks 104th nationally with 349.2 yards of total offense per game. Georgia slipped to 82nd nationally in scoring defense (30.2 points per game) and 53rd in total defense (386.9 yards per game) by surrendering 43 points and 566 yards in last week’s loss to Auburn.
Question: What’s the rundown of some of those guys who have been injuryed?
STOOPS: “Yeah, we’re banged up. It looks like we should be better, I think, (Ryan) Timmons should be better, no setbacks. He only played four or five plays. Darrian (Miller) should be back this week. Nate Willis, I think, his knee, I don’t think he’ll be able to play. The rest of the guys I think we’re just banged up. We should be getting better.”
Question: What about linebacker TraVaughn Pascal?
STOOPS: “TraVaughn is doubtful (for Georgia Saturday). The rest of them we’ll have to see. But yeah, TraVaughn doesn’t look good.”
Question: Was it an ankle or something for Darrian?
STOOPS: “Just banged up with a knee.”
Question: What about Kevin Mitchell?
STOOPS: Yeah, he’s banged up, but he should be back, as well. He’s been beat up. It’s tough, as you all know, playing in this league. He’s fought through it. I thought Kevin did some really good things. There was one series maybe he was beat up on this past game where he didn’t play very good, but the rest of the time he really had a pretty strong game. That’s a case where, again, we need to continue to develop some guys and be able to get some rest here and there”
By LARRY VAUGHT
Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown said he wouldn’t know until after today’s practice whether freshman Ryan Timmons, UK’s second leading receiver, would play at Vanderbilt Saturday. Timmons injured his ankle against Alabama State and did not play last week against Missouri. Brown said the Franklin County product was “getting better” daily.
“If he does play, it probably will be in a limited role,” Brown said Wednesday.
Brown said Timmons will continue to blossom at receiver and running back in the years ahead.
“I think he’s learning at wide receiver. The way he was used in high school is really kind of the same way we’re using him right now, in a sort of hybrid running back/receiver,” Brown said. “He can improve his route-running a lot. You’re going to see a ton of growth between where he’s at now and when we kick off the season next year, where he’s at from a route-running potential. But I’m pleased with him. He’s given us quite a bit.”
Here’s more of what Brown had to say after Wednesday’s practice — UK’s final media availability of the week — going into the Vanderbilt game.
Question: Is quarterback Jalen Whitlow becoming a better leader?
Brown: “ “I think he’s growing. Yeah, I think he’s growing. I think he gets better – as we go along, I think he gets better. Is he where I would like him to be? Probably not. But I don’t know if that’s the case for anybody. I think coaches, by nature, we always want more. But I think he’s getting better. And I always have to remind myself that he’s a young kid that hasn’t played quarterback a whole lot. So I think he’s getting better.”
Question: Is anyone else showing the leadership you are looking for?
Brown: “Yeah, well, really I think our seniors have done a pretty decent job. I know our record doesn’t show that, but I think those guys have really competed hard. I think Jordan Aumiller has had a really successful senior season. I think he’s done a really good job from a leadership standpoint. I think Kevin Mitchell is playing through a lot of injuries. He’s done a good job just by toughness; not a real vocal guy but a good job. I tell you somebody that’s really growing, that I’m really encouraged by for the future is Jordan Swindle. He’s really playing well, at a high level. He competes hard, he plays hard, he’s tough. So he’s a guy that I think has a lot of potential to kind of take the reins in a leadership role as we go forward.”
Question: Does it help that Swindle, a tackle, has a nasty streak?
Brown: “Yeah, no question. I think any really good football team that I’ve ever been on, the tone is always set up front. And I really believe that you have to have some nastiness. You’ve got to play within the rules, don’t get me wrong, but you want a tough, physical presence up front. And when you have that, you have an opportunity to be good. Last year (at Texas Tech), arguably our best player was our left tackle. His name is LaAdrian Waddle. He’s starting for the Detroit Lions now, and he was a physical, nasty — and I mean that in a positive way — player, and he set the tone for everything we did on offense.”
Question: Is Whitlow doing things that you can build the offense on?
Brown: ““I think you see positive signs, no question. I thought he ran the ball extremely well in the third quarter (against Missouri). Now we’ve got to get him to do that all the time, but I thought he ran the ball really, really well in the third quarter. And hit a couple deep balls – the one that Ray fumbled, I thought that was a really nice pass. It’s the same exact play against Alabama State that he kind of bounced out there. So I think you see improvement. I think he can still play at a high level all the time. I think he is, like a lot of us on offense, inconsistent. But I do see things that lead me to believe that he can be a really good quarterback in this league.”
Question: What do you still need physically from Whitlow?
Brown: “I think he’s got to be consistently accurate with the football. I think that’s – and he knows that. He’s been inconsistent passing the ball. But there’s signs in every game that he’s played that he’s capable of doing that. We’ve just got to get him, from a fundamentals standpoint, to do that consistently.”
Question: What about his decision-making?
Brown: “I think it’s a work in progress. I think it’s significantly better than it was the Western Kentucky game. You know, we give him a lot of latitude. We don’t necessarily check a bunch of plays at the line of scrimmage, but in our offense we try to be as all-purpose as possible. Because we used to be an outfit that kind of checked at the line of scrimmage and maybe was a look-at-me a little bit more, where we all looked to the sideline, but defensive coordinators really caught onto that; when we check, they’re checking. So what we do is we try to have all-purpose plays where we’ve got maybe it’s a run/pass, a run/screen combination, and the quarterback makes the decision at the line of scrimmage either to run the ball or throw the ball. And those things, Jalen’s much improved, but he can still get better. What it does is it gives you easy yards. So if the numbers are in the box, he can throw it outside and we can get easier yards than trying to block all those people inside.”
Question: Are his mechanics improving?
Brown: “Yeah, no question. And you all can tell, too, with the naked eye: when his feet are really close together, he’s not accurate. And he’s improving. At that technical issue, he is improving. He’s definitely improving.”
Question: Why is walk-on fullback Cody Jones playing so much?
Brown: “He’s just determined. He’s really – I should’ve talked about him from a leadership standpoint because he’s given us some backbone. He’s a tough, physical kid, from Kentucky, walked on here. It’s important to him. And his toughness shows. And he just won the job. He really just won the job. He competed. I think we had him at five or six knockdown blocks in the game. And he’s been a real pleasant surprise.”
By LARRY VAUGHT
When Neal Brown was offensive coordinator at Texas Tech, he went against Missouri twice and knows what Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel can do with his personnel in Saturday’s game here.
“We had two really competitive games against those guys. I think when you talk about Missouri, everybody thinks about their offense because they’ve been so good going back to (quarterback) Chase Daniels. And they still are. I’m aware they’re very good on offense and that goes into my train of thought as I get our game plan together, too. But they’ve been very good on defense, too,” said Brown.
“They’ve had as many good defensive linemen in the last five-seven years as anybody in the country. The first thing that jumps off the film when you’re watching Missouri is their defensive line. They go two or three deep at each position. They can really run. They have the fastest D-line that we’ve played and they play super hard and they chase the ball probably better than anybody we’ve played and their Mike linebacker, 48, his name’s escaping me right now (Andrew Wilson), he gets a lot of tackles.
“Those inside guys do a good job of keeping the linemen off him and he does a good job making tackles. The secondary guys, a lot of them are the same that we played against. They’ve gotten a lot better.”
Brown said Missouri is also “doing some different things” because of their defensive line depth compared to when Brown faced the Tigers at Texas Tech.
Brown hopes sophomore quarterback Jalen Whitlow can settle down and make better throws and decisions.
“I think he rushes, and his base gets real narrow. He’s got to train his mind to really focus on it all the time. I think it’s — I don’t know if experience is the right word. I think it may be a lack of reps, you know what I mean? He needs repetitions where he was hurt a little bit and where he had to split some time when we were trying on doing the quarterback competition, I think that’s part of it,” Brown said.
The offensive coordinator said Whitlow played better against Alabama State in last week’s 48-14 win than he originally thought because he focused on the “four or five really bad throws” and not the good throws he did make.
“I was really encouraged after watching the film because he threw the ball well, especially downfield which is something he hadn’t done a whole lot of. Some of those underneath throws, we can get that fixed,” Brown said.
With Alex Montgomery (knee) out for the season and Ryan Timmons (ankle) likely out for Saturday, Brown said older receivers like Demarco Robinson and A.J. Legree need to “step up and produce” against No. 9 Missouri. He said tight ends Anthony Kendrick and Steven Borden both could play some at Montgomery’s spot to provide depth.
Both Legree, a sophomore, and Daryl Collins, a junior, have played sparingly this year but will get their chance to play more Saturday.
“Legree’s picking it up. He made a great play in the game on Saturday night. He took the ball, really took it away from the Alabama State defender. He’s practicing a lot better. His confidence really grew on how he performed on special teams. He’s really done some nice things for us on special teams and gained some confidence and he’s brought that to offense,” Brown said.
“And Collins, he just hasn’t been productive with the snaps he’s had earlier in the year. He’s obviously, he’s got increased reps this week and if he continue to produce then he’ll get in there and have a chance to play on Saturday. I think he’s got some skills. He’s got to be focused every day. He’s got to take advantage of opportunities, but I definitely think he’s got some skills. I think he runs pretty well. He’s a solid built kid. I think there’s no reason why he can’t help us.”
Brown said he does not want to use true freshman quarterback Reese Phillips this year to void his redshirt season unless it is absolutely necessary. Maxwell Smith, a former starter, continues to be Whitlow’s backup.
“You always take the player, Reese’s, situation into account but as part of the whole unit, the whole football team. If it was a situation where he was going to be the guy, I think it’s still a viable option for him to play,” Brown said. “If it’s a situation where maybe it’s just to finish a game or do something like that — and it’s coach (Mark) Stoops’ decision — I think we would be cautious and try to keep his redshirt on him. In a perfect world we’d love to keep him redshirted. We’ve redshirted him this long. We’d like to keep Jalen healthy and go with him for the rest of the year.”
He also said that sophomore running back Dyshawn Mobley, who Stoops joked needed to get the ball more or he would put him on defense because of his stellar special teams play, would play a “key role” against Missouri.
“He’s gotten more opportunities the last two weeks. It took him awhile to kind of figure out his role and to really get a good feel of what we’re trying to do in this offense. I think he has that now, and he gives us a different running style. He’s a physical, downhill runner,” Brown said.
By LARRY VAUGHT
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said “it doesn’t look good” for freshman receiver Ryan Timmons playing Saturday against No. 9 Missouri.
“ Looks like he’s got an ankle sprain. Unless he makes a drastic improvement here in the next day or so it doesn’t look like he’ll be able to go,” said Stoops Wednesday on the Southeastern Conference coaches teleconference. “It definitely changes us. He’s a guy that we’ve featured and tried to find ways to give him the football. We have to have some other guys step up.”
Timmons is UK’s second leading receiver and one of Kentucky’s fastest players. He hurt his ankle in last week’s 48-14 win over Alabama State in the second half just a few plays before he was going to come out of the game.
Stoops did confirm that receiver Javess Blue — who didn’t play last week after getting hit in the eye with a football during pregame warmups — “should be fine” for Saturday.
“(Blue) is fresh with sitting out last week. So Javess is good,” Stoops said.
Freshman receiver Alex Montgomery is out for the season after injuring his knee celebrating a touchdown catch last week. But Stoops said junior Demarco Robinson is improving as is sophomore A.J. Legree.
“Jeff Badet had a very good game last week with another freshman stepping up and improving. Our other guys are starting to come along. Demarco is as healthy as he’s been in a while. So it’s good to get him out there and get him going. A. J. is starting to improve. So we just need some other guys to step up (at receiver),” Stoops said.
The coach said junior Daryl Collins, who has played sparingly, is also “working a little bit” more at receiver this week.
Kentucky will face another top 10 team in Missouri, one that Stoops says has no glaring weakness.
“Missouri’s a very good football team, very well-coached. Good in all areas of the game. Their offense has been outstanding and very balanced with the run and the passing,” Stoops said. “I think they’re a very physical team. Their o-line is playing extremely well, and of course we know about the quarterbacks and their big wide receivers, so we’ll have our hands full. Defensively, they’ve been extremely aggressive playing very good football. The thing that jumps out at me is how hard they’ve been playing and how passionate they seem to be playing and flying to the football.”
Stoops again said it didn’t change preparation if quarterback James Franklin, out three games with a shoulder injury, came back this week or if redshirt freshman Maty Mauk continued to play quarterback.
“It’s a great testament to their team and the depth that coach has built there. You see these guys, and you see their maturity. I think you look at them last year and look at them this year and you see the maturity and really the health of their offensive line,” Stoops said. “Their wide receivers are big and strong.
“I don’t think it really matters what quarterback’s in there. You watch both of them, and they’re both very impressive. Maty Mauk’s done a very good job in leading their offense, and you really don’t see much drop off. I think earlier in the year when you watched James, you see a very talented quarterback and a guy that’s very comfortable back there and the poise the he has, just the experience. But with getting all these games under his belt for Maty Mauk, I think I’m sure he’s getting more and more comfortable each time he’s back there.”
Defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot said the Missouri “offense doesn’t change” no matter who plays quarterback.
“They still run the same offense. Both the quarterbacks are very good players. I look at both of those guys as guys that could be starters on just about any SEC team,” Eliot said.
He’s also impressed with the Missouri offensive line.
“Those guys are very, very good blockers and most of the guys who played last year are young guys and now they’ve developed into good veteran players. It’s going to be quite a challenge for our guys,” Eliot said.
Stoops hopes Kentucky quarterback Jalen Whitlow is feeling more comfortable, too, after throwing for two scores and running for two last week.
“He seems to be rolling along pretty good,” Stoops said.
The coach knows UK has to start well because of the way Missouri plays.
“They come out firing. That tempo with the great execution that they’ve shown in just about all their games early, it’s hard. But we’ve got to make some stops. That’s just it. Like I’ve said over and over, there’s no — you’ve got to go out there and make plays against a good football team,” Stoops said.
By LARRY VAUGHT
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops confirmed Monday that receiver Alex Montgomery is out “for the remainder of the year” after tearing the ACL in his knee celebrating after a touchdown catch against Alabama State last week.
“It’s probably not good news for Ryan Timmons for this game. So we’re getting pretty thin.” Stoops said.
Timmons, a receiver, sprained his ankle against Alabama State.
Stoops did not that receiver Javess Blue, who hurt his eye in pregame warmups against Alabama State, “should be fine” for Saturday’s game with Missouri.
The coach does plan to address touchdown celebrations with his players after losing Montgomery.
“We have to address that today as well. I do think about it. When they are doing that stuff, even in practice sometimes we’re having fun. You don’t want to take away the energy. You want them excited,” Stoops said. “We want to be cheering quite a bit and creating big plays. We want the excitement there. We’ve got to be smart about that. We’ve got a couple of those guys that can do back flips and sometimes they’ll do that before practice and get guys sparked up. I’m a little leery of that as well.
We might have to get our feet on the ground for our celebrations right now. We can’t afford to lose anybody else.
“We lose enough guys during games and practice. We can’t lose them in pregame and doing celebrations, that’s for sure. We’re not going to overdo it, but I’m going to definitely talk to them about relaxing a little bit with the jumping and chest pumping and all that stuff.”
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