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Kentucky Uses Huge First Half to Crush Samford 34-3

*+-Kentucky and Joker Phillips had the Senior Night they wanted as they crushed FCS opponent Samford 34-3 in front of a light crowd at Commonwealth Stadium. Kentucky had a nice start to the game, scoring twice and taking a quick 14-0 lead behind the arm and legs of quarterback Jalen ...

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Where to Watch Kentucky Football vs. Samford

*+-The Kentucky Wildcats(1-9) host the Samford Bulldogs(7-3) for Senior Night at Commonwealth Stadium at 7:30pm on on CSS. The announcers for tonight’s game are Matt Stewart and Cole Cubelic. The sideline reporter is Angela Mallen. Here is the background of tonight’s contest: Nineteen seniors will be honored prior to Saturday’s ...

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Joker Phillips has Advice for Fan Base on Helping Next Coach

*+-Joker Phillips spoke at his final press conference today before the Wildcats host Samford Saturday night. Phillips spoke a little about Samford, but mostly about how the fans should treat the next head coach, and also how he doesn’t mind being blamed if the next coach has a rough couple ...

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The University of Kentucky football team lost to Pittsburgh 27-10 in the BBVA Compass Bowl played Saturday, Jan. 8, 2010, at Legion Field Stadium in Birmingham, Ala.

Kentucky Football Picked to Win

*+-It has been many weeks since Kentucky Football had a chance to win, but with FCS opponent Samford coming into Commonwealth Stadium this weekend, the Wildcats have a shot to put up win #2. Chris Low and Edward Aschoff pick every game in the SEC and they both think Joker’s ...

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Joker Phillips Talks Attitude in Practice, Seniors Contribution

*+-Sophomore safety Ashely Lowery to miss rest of season with finger injury LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips and the Kentucky football team practiced indoors at the Nutter Field House on Wednesday to continue its preparation for the Samford Bulldogs. Kickoff on Saturday is set ...

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Joker Phillips Press Conference Transcript 11/12

*+-JOKER PHILLIPS: The injury report is pretty small today. Jabari Johnson is day‑to‑day and we’ll get (Martavius) Neloms back tomorrow and see how he does after practice. Again, happy Veterans Day. You guys know how I feel about the veterans, and just want to send a shout‑out to them. Samford, ...

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Video: Joker Phillips is Still a Kentucky Fan

*+-Here is the entirety of Joker Phillips press conference where he talked about the aftermath of being fired on Sunday. I don’t think there is too many guys with as much integrity as Joker Phillips as he shows his true love for the University of Kentucky.

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Joker Phillips Will Coach Last Two Games

*+-It was just announced that Joker Phillips will coach the final two games of the season for the Kentucky Wildcats. The Wildcats play Samford on November 17th at 7:30pm and at Tennessee on November 24th. Joker will speak to the media tomorrow so make sure and check around 2pm tomorrow ...

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Coach Cal says Joker Phillips will be Fine

*+-John Calipari tweeted out some love today for recently fired Kentucky Football coach Joker Phillips today. I feel for my good friend Joker. He and I talked earlier today and I told him that people just wanted to win more. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) November 4, 2012 That doesn’t mean ...

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Statement From Kentucky Coach Joker Phillips

*+-We, as coaches, are measured on results. We didn’t get the results we had worked and hoped for, therefore change is needed. In my current 10-year stay at Kentucky, we’ve had some memorable moments as an assistant, coordinator and head coach. We’ve had the opportunity to coach some fine young ...

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Why David Cutcliffe Will Be UK’s Next Head Coach

*+-I believe David Cutcliffe will be the next head coach of UK Football! Would I rather have a sexy name like John Gruden?  Definitely!  But that’s not going to happen. John Calipari comes to KY because it’s KY Basketball.  John Gruden comes to KY why?  I’ll tell you why..  because ...

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Firing Joker Phillips Wasn’t Cheap

*+-The entire Big Blue Nation has been wanting Joker Phillips fired for some time, and yesterday’s embarrassing 40-0 loss to Vanderbilt finally pushed Mitch Barnhart to give his final answer. It wasn’t cheap though. Kentucky’s buyout of Joker Phillips will cost the school $2.55 million over two years. That’s $3,493 ...

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Mitch Barnhart Thinks “Personal Agendas” Are Behind Joker Criticism

*+-UPDATE: This post was written before the announcement of Joker’s termination. When will Mitch Barnhart make an announcement about Joker’s future as head coach?  Besides Randall Cobb scoring touchdowns, that seems to be the topic of discussion today.  Any coaching change is a difficult situation, but Banrhart’s miscues handling this situation has me scratching ...

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