clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Kentucky Wildcats Gameday Quickies: Southern Miss Edition

FINALLY! It’s football time in the Bluegrass.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Gameday is finally here for the gridiron Cats!

Here's to a fun season full of ups and downs that ends with UK bowling and taking another big step forward under Mark Stoops. Let's hope one of the ups includes a win tonight over Southern Miss.

Tweet(s) of the Day:

Your Quickies

Wildcats Open 2016 vs. Southern Miss at Home - UK Wildcats News
The University of Kentucky football team starts its fourth season under head coach Mark Stoops on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET against Southern Miss at Commonwealth Stadium.

As season opens, Kentucky football’s most important question involves the fan base -| Lexington Herald-Leader
As Kentucky opens its 2016 football season Saturday night against Southern Miss, the Cats need to give their skeptical fan base a reason to believe this year will be different.

Kentucky's secondary out to prove themselves as season nears - 247
Built up as the strength of the defense, Kentucky's secondary isn't short on confidence. With such hype heading into the season, though, could the unit be too confident?

UKTF Alumna Kendra Harrison Wins 2016 Diamond Race Title - UK Wildcats News
Kentucky track and field Class of 2015 alumna Kendra Harrison won her sixth consecutive IAAF Diamond League race of the 2016 season, officially claiming the Diamond Race Title. - Know the opponent: Southern Miss quarterback Nick Mullens
There's a good reason for that. Mullens quarterbacked a high-octane Southern Miss offense in 2015 and he'll pilot the same unit under new coordinator Shannon Dawson.

The Freshmen 15: Kash Daniel | Kentucky Sports Radio
Kash Daniel, a 6’1" freshman linebacker, has been painted as a potential fan favorite for the past several months, thanks to both his performance on the field and his “good ol’ boy” ways. But what is it that makes Kash so special?

How Kentucky and Southern Mississippi match up — with a game prediction - Lexington Herald-Leader
How the Kentucky Wildcats and Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles compare at each position with a pick on who will win the game

The Cats' Pause staff make predictions for Kentucky vs. Southern Mississippi - 247

The weekly four downs series concludes as the staff makes a series of predictions for Kentucky vs. Southern Miss.

UK Football Fall Camp: 'A Blue Collar Perspective'
UK's exclusive All-Access look at fall training camp for Kentucky football.

Kentucky quarterback ready to rewrite his script, help right offense - Lexington Herald-Leader
It’s been 280 days since quarterback Drew Barker’s less than memorable second half against Louisville. The Kentucky signal-caller says he’s a different player and ready to start the next chapter.

Uncommitted 2018 quarterback hears from Kentucky - 247
Kentucky reached out to an uncommitted quarterback in the class of 2018 on Thursday. Kentucky already has a quarterback commitment from Georgia's Jarren Williams in 2018.

Tracking all the 2016 NFL roster cuts for the 53-man deadline -
Final rosters for the regular season will be set over Labor Day weekend.

The 10 college football players every NFL fan needs to watch this weekend - FOX Sports
Plenty of NFL fans will watch college football for the first, and only time this weekend. Here are the 10 players they need to know.

Picks for college football's biggest Week 1 games | PFF
The experts at Pro Football Focus offers up lines, picks and predictions for each Top 25 team.

Move The Sticks notebook: Draft could be devoid of franchise QB -

Will teams looking for a franchise QB in the draft be out of luck? Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks share what they're hearing from their sources and what they're excited to see as CFB kicks off.

LSU Tigers coach Les Miles survives uncertainty to face Wisconsin Badgers - ESPN

After nearly being ousted last season, LSU coach Les Miles navigated a turbulent offseason in Baton Rouge during a summer of violence and flooding.

Charles Barkley flew 1,000 miles against doctors orders so Craig Sager wouldn't be alone -
Barkley wouldn’t let his friend and coworker be alone as he went through another transplant operation.

The essential Week 1 college football betting guide - FOX Sports
You can find value in these seven games.

College football coaching carousel: Future of Herman, Briles, more - SI
The college football coaching carousel is set to spin in a big way in 2016. What does the future hold for Tom Herman, Art Briles and other candidates?

An illustrated guide to epic Kickoff Week - ESPN
Welcome to the most epic opening weekend in recent memory. Join ESPN for an illustrated guide through Kickoff Week, all from the comfort of your couch.

SB Nation’s 2016 NFL Preview - SB Nation
The NFL 2016 season preview is here. HECK YEAH!