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Kentucky Wildcats: Morning Quickies - Randall Cobb and Tim Masthay Edition

Morning Quickies
Morning Quickies

[Editor's Note: The Quickies will go up every morning early from now on to provide a place for users to put links they find. Also, treat all news updates, including the quickies, as an open thread, and we'll try to keep the topical articles free of unrelated links. I will be adding to the post during the day, so check back often.]

Last night, the former Kentucky Wildcats receiver Randall Cobb and former UK punter Tim Masthay helped the Green Bay Packers put away the Chicago bears. Here's to former Wildcats making us proud.

The Tweet of the Morning happened last night:

Your quickies follow the jump.

Packers risk it and succeed on ‘gutsy’ fourth-and-26 fake field goal // Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports Canada

The play that everyone's talking about, courtesy of Tim Masthay.

Former UK punter Tim Masthay throws TD pass // John Clay's Sidelines

Tim Couch was the last player to throw an NFL touchdown.

Calipari hopes Final Four floor will help recruiting, benefit state // WKYT

Jump circle will be the centerpiece of the new locker room floor

New exhibit at WKU features ordinary stuff used by famous // Louisville

Pretty cool idea from my alma mater.

Pictures from the John Calipari Fantasy Experience //

Looks like fun to me.

Joe Craft Center overrun by Kentucky stars yesterday //

Nobody flaunts it like Calipari.

The Edge: WKU run could be problematic for UK defense // The Kentucky Kernel

From what I can see, UK understands that they are going to have to buckle down and play football to get past the Hilltoppers.

Tom Leach's Friday Wildcat Links

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist predicts UK will repeat as NCAA Tournament champs //Kentucky Sports Radio

In MKG we trust.

Catch 22: Wiggins in UK’s future? // The Kentucky Kernel

Anytime you see college described as a "waste of time" for a player, you know that UK is a real possibility.

3-point shot: Big East-ND ripple effect // ESPN

Former Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese said that the departure of Notre Dame basketball to the ACC is "more of a perception hit than anything. It has no effect on Big East football."

He's right, although unfortunately, Notre Dame's name alone affects a lot of perceptions.

Newest Quickies

Western Kentucky not sneaking up on UK after close loss in 2011 season opener //

The thing that makes this game potentially different is the offense. Kentucky has one this year, unlike 2011.

Stephens: Storylines all over the field for Cats-Tops - College Heights Herald: Sports

A loss to directional school WKU would practically doom Phillips, and everyone in Commonwealth Stadium knows it.

Western thinks they can win this one. Maybe they are right, but I don't think so.

Turnover-prone WKU might be just what Kentucky needs //

Well, Kentucky wasn't exactly turnover-free in its first two games. If Kentucky plays defense for once, I think they have a good shot to win convincingly. Otherwise, it's game on.

Tami Hansbrough resigns at UNC; more details about trips emerge // UNC academic scandal -

Will the river of scandals never end at North Carolina? Via Rush the Court.

Derek Abney awesomeness!