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Cats vs Tide. UK fans get married at BBM campout. John Petty playing in Kentucky. Nick Richards visits and more.

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Kentucky Seeks to Keep Momentum Going at No. 1 Alabama | UK Wildcats News
The Cats are g for their third consecutive victory when they travels to top-ranked Alabama for a Saturday night date with the Crimson Tide, who are 4-0 on the season and riding a 16-game winning streak.

Kentucky at Alabama game preview, Sept. 30, 2016 | Lexington Herald-Leader
Cats eager to have better road showing than they had at Florida three weeks ago, but know they have a tough task against top-ranked Crimson Tide. "We don’t have nothing to lose, which is why we’re going to go out there and give it all we got," linebacker Denzil Ware said of UK.

Solidifying the best support staff in the country - CoachCal.com
Joel Justus, who joined UK two seasons ago as the director of analytics and then special assistant to the head coach, will move to one of the three assistant coaching positions for the 2016-17 season, head coach John Calipari announced Friday. John Robic will take a step back and move into the special assistant to the head coach role.

UK Soccer Welcomes Charlotte for Top-20 Clash | UK Wildcats News
The last two Conference USA men’s soccer regular season champions will renew their blossoming rivalry Saturday when Kentucky welcomes Charlotte to The Bell for a showdown between top-20 teams.

I remember: Kentucky beats Alabama for first time in 75 years - SEC Country
The Wildcats first win over the Crimson Tide was a 6-0 shutout, but the next wouldn’t come for another 75 years. SEC Country caught up with a few former Wildcats who were on the 1997 team ahead of Saturday’s matchup between the two programs.

How UK and Bama football players ranked as recruits | Lexington Herald-Leader
Alabama has been more successful at recruiting highly ranked football players than any other school in the country in recent years. Damien Harris, O.J. Howard and Calvin Ridley are just a few of their many five-star players. Kentucky will face an uphill battle against the talented Crimson Tide on Saturday night in Tuscaloosa. Landon Young is the only five-star prospect on UK's roster.

Nick Richards taking official visit to UK - 247
Center Nick Richards is taking his official visit to Kentucky this weekend.

Kentucky Hosts Ole Miss in Doubleheader at The Bell on Saturday | UK Wildcats News
Kentucky will look to snap a two-match losing streak on Saturday night against the Ole Miss Rebels at the Bell Soccer Complex with kick-off slated for 7:30 p.m. ET.

John Petty will play in Marshall Hoop Fest in Kentucky | Lexington Herald-Leader
Kentucky basketball recruiting target John Petty will play two games at this year’s Marshall County Hoop Fest in December. Other top recruits at the event will include DeAndre Ayton, Gary Trent Jr. and Billy Preston. Defending state champ Paul Laurence Dunbar will also play.

Source: Georgia running back Nick Chubb will not play vs. Tennessee - ESPN
Georgia tailback Nick Chubb will not play Saturday against Tennessee because of an ankle injury, a source confirmed to ESPN. Chubb aggravated the injury at Ole Miss last week.

How does Lamar Jackson's stack up with recent Heisman quarterbacks? | NCAA.com
This isn't the first time a quarterback has started the season at a record-breaking pace though. And it's definitely not uncommon for these fast starts to lead to a place on the Heisman stage. So where exactly does Lamar Jackson find himself among past stars after his torrid four-game stint?

7 matchups to watch in college football this weekend | PFF
With conference play heating up, Steve Palazzolo identifies which NFL draft prospects you should keep an eye on.

NCAA issues rules interpretations on targeting fouls, crown of the helmet - ESPN
The NCAA has issued two new interpretations to guide how officials should identify targeting fouls, one of which is meant to clarify the exact location of the "crown" of the helmet.

You need to hear this voice mail Spurrier left for Dabo - FootballScoop
The 2014 season started with both South Carolina and Clemson losing their openers. Following South Carolina’s loss to Texas A&M and Clemson’s defeat to Georgia, Steve Spurrier called Dabo Swinney to offer his condolences in the way that only he can.