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Mitch

  • Already happened. Last year on the Joe B & Denny show after the UL loss he let his feelings be known that it isnt near the priority it ought to be with the UK administration & the AD. Poor Joe B was pretty uncomfortable, he probably had no idea the can of worms he was opening when he asked Rich his opinion on UK football and what it needed.

  • We have now lost to Louisville in consecutive seasons to go along with an awful loss to WKU. The view of Commonwealth Stadium on TV is embarrassing to see the thousands of empty seats. No matter what ANYONE says the program is getting dangerously close to where it was when Brooks took over from Probation. Don't believe me? Look at the defensive roster and who is slated on the depth chart. Two thirds of the kids being asked to turn Kentucky football program into a SEC winner wouldn't see the field at other SEC schools. Not to mention true freshman slated as first players off the bench at several spots.

    Joker has been here three seasons and this is the best he can do at fielding a legitimate SEC contending defense? Things have gotten worse and will continue to get worse until action is taken.

    Things are a complete mess within the program and the leader (Barnhart) needs to step up and take some direction or he needs to be shown the door as well.

    Joker was expected to take the program to the next level, you know the entire 'RISE' thing that was preached upon his hiring? We have gone three steps in reverse under his guidance and will continue to fall farther and farther behind until he is relived of his duties and someone his brought in that is capable of getting the job done.

    This has been a massive failure across the board.

    ***From Matt's Notes Today below.***

    +++If Cartier Rice isn't able to go Saturday that leaves Kentucky in a position where a true freshman CB is going to have to play opposite Martavius Neloms. Against Florida. In 'The Swamp'. That isn't exactly a recipe for success, but Phillips did say they played those kids already this year for that very reason.

    ”That's the reason why we've played them,” Phillips said. “That's the reason why we've played Tiller and J.D. Harmon because of that. We've been through this a few times where we've got caught on the road in an SEC environment and now you've got to put a freshman out there for the first time so we didn't want to get caught in that. It's still different but at least they have a little comfort in games.”

    This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by SEC Fanatic 19 months ago

  • Actually, Kentucky did post one first quarter touchdown in that segment, a defensive score against Jacksonville State last season if I recall correctly.

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  • 2012 (3 games)
    Score by quarters 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total
    Kentucky 0 34 30 21 7 92
    Opponents 18 28 24 0 8 78

    2011
    Score by quarters 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
    KENTUCKY 28 61 25 76 190
    Opponents 88 77 61 70 296

    2010
    Score by quarters 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
    KENTUCKY 81 120 110 95 406
    Opponents 90 133 68 78 369

    2009
    Score by quarters 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total
    Kentucky 81 103 68 87 0 339
    Opponents 82 89 77 41 6 295

    2008
    Score by quarters 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
    Kentucky 34 71 78 111 294
    Opponents 101 71 41 66 279

    2007

    SCORE BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total
    -------------------- --- --- --- --- --- ---
    KENTUCKY............ 102 88 131 119 35 - 475
    Opponents........... 79 116 78 81 31 - 385

    2006
    SCORE BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
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    Kentucky............ 65 120 63 99 - 347
    Opponents........... 68 115 82 104 - 369

    2005
    SCORE BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
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    Kentucky............ 58 43 78 60 - 239
    Opponents........... 61 148 77 89 - 375

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