UK Football is a JOKE

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I think it’s funny.

All of these football people who follow Kentucky have all of these reservations about UK playing Louisville.

All of these Joker apologists have all of these reservations about playing Louisville.

Why?

I thought UK Football had improved so much.

If it had improved so much, UK could and would take any challenge and super it.

Instead we have all of this talk about “is it worth it?”  All of these folks admitting that UK could lose a game like this.

Why?

UK has immensely improved in football.  Yet, with all of that improvement, it is still flat out MEDIOCRE.

MEDIOCRE

LET ME SAY IT AGAIN…

MEDIOCRE

UK Football is still sitting at roughly 11th place in the SEC and might have gone from a 150 to 200 ranked team to a 90-140 ranked team.

IT’S STILL MEDIOCRE.

I don’t see much to celebrate.

Barely making .500 each year and barely making a Bowl Game.

Still can’t beat Florida.  Still can’t beat UT.

BUT HEY!  It’s exciting that UK can beat the decent to good SEC Teams when they are having a down year.

UK Football.

It’s a joke.

If there isn’t significant improvement in the Second Year of Joker, I think the guy should be fired.  Especially if there is a set back.  If UK doesn’t win at least 8 games next season, the Joke should be terminated.  Period.

I’m tired of being forced to cheer for 5th Rate Football.  I’m equally tired of the perenially lie that UK is coming up.  I’m tired of exhortations to believe.

Screw that…show me something.  Something.

And I’m not talking about 2nd rate bowls or winning at Tennessee when UT SUCKS!

 

 

AND NOW!!!

We have the newest revolution from the mind of the Joke.

Operation 517

What an idiot!

 

Kentucky Football: Signs of things to come?

Is this a sign of terrible things to come for UK football?  Is it the coaches working the kinks out of inexperience?  Was it just a momentary stroke of good fortune on the part of MTSU and UK overcame their mistakes to win a ball game.

I’ve been following UK football for a while now.  I’ve been talking to UK football fans who have followed the program for years.  One recurring theme when it comes to UK football is that every time UK starts to do well, the program self-destructs.  Usually probation over recruiting violations.  Most often, UK is caught at something comparatively laughable.  But instead of fighting the NCAA like UT and Bama and USC, UK cooperates and is burned for their efforts.

USC gets a Reggie Bush and his agents.  No problem.  Ohio State gets caught paying it’s players thousand.  No problem.  A teacher comes out and verifies that UT is cheating academically, hell, the teacher gets fired and UT is cleared of any and all cheating.

UK gives a couple of jackets away and is caught writing a grand worth of checks.  Probation time.

UK has enjoyed two successful seasons.  8-5 Bowl years.  Sounds great.  I love it.  But I’m still waiting for the other shoe to fall.  In some fashion or another.

I hope to god it doesn’t happen.  I want the program to be successful.  I’d love to Rich Brooks to retire with a BCS Bowl added to his resume.

Coach Brooks and company are making great gains in recruiting.  This is hopeful.  Signs of a program on the rise.  They have beat UL two years in a row.  This year they embarrassed the Cards in their own stadium.  The Card fans ran out on their team before the 3rd quarter was over.  Last year, Brooks had this team roaring.  Defeating the #1 LSU in a huge upset.  Ranked #8 in the country at one point.  Then came 3 losses in a row.  The Cats just didn’t have the depth to compete.  Not even with Mississippi State.  That’s not Brooks fault.  That’s Kentucky Football.

Brooks seem to be doing everything right.  He’s adding depth and talent.  UK finally has a respectable Defense.  A first in my memory.

I hope the end of the game is a symbol of persistance and not a sign of things starting to unravel.  Kentucky plays in the SEC.  If they don’t tighten up, there will be plenty of losses.  UF.  UGa.  UT.  Bama.  All on the schedule.  USC and Spurrier are on the schedule.  the Gamecocks might be down.  With Spurrier, they are never out.

UK must get at least 3 wins in the SEC.  Arkansas, USC, VAndy and Miss.  Those are 4 winnable games.  UK has to take care of business here.  That would be an 8 wins season and a good bowl game.

UT looks beatable this season.  But Phat Phil isn’t going to take that last game of the season off.  He’ll be ready for UK.  That is for certain.  In a down year like this one seems to be heading, a loss to UK would be unforgiveable.  The Vols might chase him out of Knoxville.  Hell, they might put him on the Big Blue Bus and tell him not to come back.  So a UT win is going to be a challenge.  But not impossible.

Upset one of UF, UGa or Bama.

Well, that’s a lot to hope for…but, if it happened.  Oh, if it happened.

Kentucky pounds Louisville as D E F E N S E wins the day.

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Kentucky lead by the Defense defeats the Cards 27-2.

A fine effort by Myron Pryor, Ashton Cobb, Jeremy Jarmon, Trevard Lindley and the boys in Blue on Defense.  Myron Pryor forces a fumble that Ashton Cobb runs in for a TD.  Another forced fumble that Myron Pryor takes 72 yards for a TD.  Tips.  Blocks.  Rushes.  Tight coverage.  All the things that a defense is supposed to do.  And Kentucky is doing it to near perfection.

It’s a new day in Kentucky Football.

The Offense is a bit soft.  Hartline and the receiving corps need to bring it together and concentrate.  If they don’t, it’s going to be a long year.  I liked what I saw in Randall Cobb.  The guy is going to be a stud.  Plain and simple.

Kentucky takes it at Papa Johns. The UL Offense was shut out.  Only a Hartline mistake and a [technical] safety saves the Cards from being completely shut out.

Two in a row.  Time to celebrate in Kentucky.  A 4-0 start is almost a foregone conclusion.

The next challenge is the Nick Saban led Crimson Tide.  The Tide look to mean business this year.  They crushedClemson in their opener.  Saban is out to prove that he’s worth that huge ‘Bama pay out.

Congratulations on the win to the Boys in Blue.  Go Cats!

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Kentucky 27, Louisville 2

P.S.  Apparently, Morgan Newton was in attendance.  I’m sure he liked what he saw.  Hopefully, other recruits were paying attention and UK moves up on their list of possibilities.  UK is coming on strong.  Come join the Big Blue and help lead the Nation to Football and SEC prominence.  You’ll be glad you did.