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Wildcat Quickies: Back to Winning Edition

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Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The football Cats are back in the win column after Kentucky ran over, around and through Charlotte in a 58-10 victory over the 49ers on Saturday night.

UK outgained Charlotte by 311 total yards, including by 269 on the ground in a game that was never in doubt as the Cats picked up their fifth win and can get to bowl eligibility with a win over Louisville next Saturday.

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Cats snap losing streak with blowout win over Charlotte
Analysis of Kentucky's 58-10 victory over first-year FBS program Charlotte, which featured a lot of big plays on the ground by Wildcats running backs.

What We Learned: 3 takeaways from UK's win over Charlotte
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Calipari: UK has ‘pretty good bead on’ 2017 recruits
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Stacking the defense against Kentucky
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How much has Bud Dupree's game grown?
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Michael Warren ran 51 times for 151 yards and 2 TDs in playoff game
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UK target Gary Trent Jr. talks about his recruitment, timetable
Gary Trent Jr. has become one of the biggest risers in the class of 2017 after the spring session. The 6'3 guard climbed all the way up to No. 9 in ESPN's rankings and holds offer from Duke and UK among others.

Malik Mok is gone, so some think Mike Anderson should follow
Salty Arkansas fans and media alike can't get over Malik Monk spurning the home-state Hogs for the allure of Kentucky.

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Simmons, Bolden two of the more intriguing uncommitted players
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Hornets star MKG was born a preemie
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UK football mailer features Lafayette QB on the cover of ESPN
The University of Kentucky football marketing department is at it again with an ESPN magazine cover featuring Lafayette High School quarterback Walker Wood.