Those who don't pay attention to the nuances of the University of Kentucky's football recruiting wouldn't know that Daylen Hall is the 5-foot-9, 190-pound cornerback out of St. Xavier High School in Louisville. Or that he runs a 4.33 forty.
On Jan. 8, University of Kentucky quarterback Mike Hartline and the rest of the Wildcats are scheduled to face Pittsburgh in the BBVA Compass Bowl. Sixteen days later, Hartline'll be in court. Here's why:
For our next #iwasthere, we hear from Alejandro de los Rios, who spent 12 hours in New Orleans Arena during yesterday's first round, when Notre Dame went down and Kentucky brought Steve Zahn for moral support.
As most of you know, Kentucky was toppled by unranked South Carolina last night, their first game as number one in the country. Some overzealous T-shirt makers look a little foolish today.
ESPN columnist and "First Take" talking face, Jemele Hill, suggested that Kentucky fans would be satisfied with Charles Manson as their head coach as long as the team is winning. UK was offended, so, of course, Hill apologized to them.
Ashley Judd could be one of the more annoying of the celebrity super-fans. It is adorable when famous people are so vocal about their teams, but screamin' Ashley just tends to overdo it a bit.
Although the piles of money and ego-stroking are enormous when you join a big-time program like the University of Kentucky, there are downsides. You know, like a burgeoning online interest in your young daughters.
In the form of Kentucky's outspoken wide receiver Dicky Lyons, Jr.. You'll recall that Lyons spent SEC Media Days discussing his dreams about Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford trying to steal away his fiancee. Now he's providing daily video updates as Kentucky prepares for their opening game against Louisville.