In 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor. Thanks again, France!
Tweet of the Morning:
Amazes me colleges don't understand how many of their athletics problems would be solved by letting athletes major in sport, just like music— Michael DeCourcy (@tsnmike) June 17, 2013
Makes too much sense, I guess.
And Derek Keif from yesterday:
Big shout out to #BBN though, y'all have been great— Derek Kief (@DKief10) June 16, 2013
Still more at Roll Bama Roll, and they note that they expect Keif to red shirt. Maybe we still have a shot at him after all? Doubt it, though.
Nation's Elite offers their list of the top 20 WRs for 2014. [Hank]
David Climer objects to Mark Stoops offering scholarships to kids too young to even be in high school. I object to the practice, also, but the facts are that:
- We only have the kid's word it happened, and;
- Stoops did not offer the kid, an assistant reportedly did.
I really don't like the practice, and it isn't worth the crap you get doing it, in my view. Hat tip: John Clay
I have to admit, Morgan Newton's self-sack never gets old -- at least to other SEC bloggers ...
Terrence Jones plays video games with a young cancer survivor in Taylorsville.
Dominique Hawkins talks about playing against the McDonald's All-Americans coming in for UK. I like what he says about Willie Cauley-Stein:
Other UK sports
- Is UofL on a hot streak, or can it outpace UK in athletics from now on? Eric Crawford asks the question, but I think the answer is more self-evident than he does. Hot streak.
*Nobody from Kentucky tried out for the Team USA under 19 team, but Montrezl Harrell (Louisville), Jarnell Stokes (Tennessee), and Michael Frazier (Florida) are three rival players who have made the final 16 players.
Other sports news
Poor Phil Mickelson. He just can't get that U.S. Open win. Congratulations to Justin Rose, he's a classy young man.
- Gator gonna gitcha, baby!