Tag Archives: maxwell smith

Max Smith to Start at Quarterback vs. Miami

NCAA Football: Kent State at Kentucky

When the new depth chart came out this week Max Smith was listed #1 ahead of Jalen Whitlow. Smith came in at the start of the fourth quarter against Western Kentucky and had some success moving the football. Smith threw for 125 yards and one touchdown on 8-13 passing. Stoops was asked this week if Max was the starter and ...

Read More »

Marks Stoops has his Quarterbacks

mark stoops postscrimmage 81713

Mark Stoops made it known today that Jalen Whitlow and Max Smith will both play when Kentucky opens the season next week against Western Kentucky. Stoops said Towles competed hard for the position, but will red shirt this season. Here is video of Coach Stoops. (via Louisville Courier Journal)

Read More »

Three Fall Camp Questions for Kentucky Football

kentucky football helmet

Edward Aschoff of ESPN wraps up Mark Stoops first spring practice and looks at the biggest 3 questions when fall camp starts. 1. Whitlow’s time?: The Cats have a three-headed quarterback competition on their hands, but it sounds like Jalen Whitlow, who was a true freshman last year, has the edge heading into summer workouts. He moved past Maxwell Smith ...

Read More »

Record Spring Game Crowd Excited for Kentucky Football

*Photo by Regina Rickert

The Mark Stoops era as Kentucky’s head football coach got underway with a bang on Saturday night. Commonwealth Stadium set an attendance record with 50,831 fans showing up in support of the Wildcats. The fans that made the journey to Lexington were not disappointed as the Blue beat the White team 24-23. The scene around the stadium was a big ...

Read More »

Mark Stoops Mad, Neal Brown says They Have a Long Way to Go

neal brown practice presser

Mark Stoops wasn’t pleased after today’s Monday Spring workout as you can tell when he spoke with the media today. Offensive coordinator Neal Brown said the offense had their best day, but there is a long way to go. Maxwell Smith talks about the quarterback battle and Josh Clemons talks about coming back from injury again.

Read More »

Neal Brown is Already in Lexington


Kentucky’s new offensive coordinator Neal Brown is already back home in Kentucky, and as you can tell by this tweet from Maxwell Smith, he is already meeting his new team. Just met our new OC!! Can’t wait to get to work! #BBN — Maxwell Smith (@Maxwe11uk) December 10, 2012 Mark Stoops is in the process of putting an impressive coaching ...

Read More »

If Maxwell Smith is Healthy, Who Should Start at Quarterback?


Last night was the first night Kentucky fans were introduced to freshman quarterback jalen Whitlow. All the newcomer talk was about Highlands quarterback Patrick Towles, but Whitlow impressed with his ability to run and pass and now one has to wonder what will happen with the quarterback situation now and in the future. Maxwell Smith was on crutches and a ...

Read More »

Maxwell Smith Ready to Go Saturday vs. No. 6 South Carolina


LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky football head coach Joker Phillips said after practice Thursday that sophomore starting quarterback Maxwell Smith threw in practice and will be ready to play Saturday against No. 6 South Carolina. Kickoff for the game is set for 7 p.m. ET at Commonwealth Stadium and can be seen on ESPN2. Smith, who did not play ...

Read More »

Maxwell Smith “Wanted to Play”


Kentucky’s injured starting quarterback Maxwell Smith wants the fans to know that he wanted to play today at Florida. Proud of the effort my team gave today…coaches felt it wasn’t the right decision for me to play today, trust me… I wanted to play! #BBN — Maxwell Smith (@Maxwe11uk) September 23, 2012 A couple of thoughts come to mind after ...

Read More »

Kentucky Drowns in the Swamp


Morgan Newton was fed to the Gators today at the Swamp as Kentucky was dominated by Florida 38-0. Kentucky’s usual starting quarterback, Maxwell Smith, was out with an injured shoulder and the the offense couldn’t ever get above water. Morgan Newton threw 3 interceptions in the first half, and even though the Kentucky defense played its best game of the ...

Read More »

Kentucky Player Postgame Interviews: WKU


#11, Maxwell Smith, QB On the loss… “A loss doesn’t feel good, but we have to stick together as a team and keep fighting. We have a really tough opponent next week. We have to get ready for them, and prepare for them the best we can.” On his play tonight… “I obviously did not play very well. A couple ...

Read More »

Western Kentucky Intercepts Win at Kentucky


Kentucky was only a 6.5 point favorite going into tonight’s game and many thought it was going to be closer than that. The line was right on, but only if it was opposite day. Western Kentucky came into Commonwealth Stadium confident they could win, and they did just that, beating the Kentucky Wildcats in overtime 32-31 in front of 53,980 ...

Read More »

Smith and Foster Honorable Mention College Performers

NCAA Football: Kent State at Kentucky

Maxwell Smith and Landon Foster are mentioned in the College Performance Weekly Awards. Maxwell Smith is listed as honorable mention quarterback for his 30-39 354 yards and 4 touchdown performance in last night’s win over Kent State. Landon Foster is honored for the second week in a row as honorable mention punter for his 3 punts totaling 152 yards for ...

Read More »

Maxwell Smith gets a Helmet Sticker


ESPN has given out their helmet stickers for Week 2 in the SEC and Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith can lick the back of it and put it wherever he wants. Maxwell Smith, QB, Kentucky: The Wildcats absolutely had to have a win over Kent State Saturday, and they got it, 47-14, thanks to Smith and his arm. The sophomore connected on 30 ...

Read More »