Tomorrow, ladies and gentlemen of the Big Blue Nation, the football team stops messing around and goes to pads. That's right, they now have to run and jump and catch, throw, and kick with a few pounds of ungainly protective plastic on their bodies.
Brings back nice memories. Now, for today's links:
NCAA should think twice about new direction
The most important thing is probably the least likely to be discussed -- revisiting the NCAA Bylaws, simplifying them, and clearing them up. All this talk of stipends and higher academic standards is a distraction. Improve, simplify and modernize the rules, and you might find that these other things aren't as germane anymore.
Torian Graham decommits from Wolfpack, wants to hear from Wildcats.
Hmm. That must read like a cipher to a non-sports person.
Marquis Teague "... best college guard by a long shot."
I'm more and more convinced that the 2011 UK recruiting class is not just the best in modern UK history, but the best modern class of any college.
Turnovers a key to UK football success.
When we have a high turnover margin in our favor, we have been more successful.
Ballin' is a Habit: Monday Morning Dump
Catch up on a lot of news around college basketball right here.
The Legend Of Richie Farmer
Great article by A Sea of Blue founder Josh Weill aka JL Blue.
Glenn Faulker is happy to be a Wildcat
I'm happy to have the talented freshman at Kentucky.
Is this the year of the "big ugly?"
If it is, I like our chances.
Now, I guess Mr. Willis doesn't trust Matt Painter. Or at least his son doesn't.
Is this guy another ParentZilla?
Kentucky makes Perry Ellis' Final Four.
Always a good sign.
- Calipari part of upcoming ESPN coaches roundtable