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Saturday Quickies: Season Ticket Uptick Edition

Football season tickets are booming!

NCAA Football: SEC Football Media Day Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Top O’ the Morning to ya! It’s a beautiful Saturday in Kentucky. A Saturday that one wishes could be dedicated to college football. But alas it is June and not yet August.

But many fans have already started buying their football season tickets, preparing for one helluva home slate this season. It took a while but fans are starting to buy into the football program. And Why Not? Coming off of a 10 win season and a Citrus Bowl win, the Kentucky Wildcats are primed for another big season.

Season ticket sales have already surpassed the total season ticket sales from 2018. Florida, Tennessee, and Louisville are all on the home schedule this season and while the Cats had five players drafted to the NFL, there is still plenty of talent and there’s more coming in.

It’s taken seven years but it appears that Mark Stoops has the fan base buying in.

Tweets of the Day

I don’t think Pascal Siakam can keep this up but that’s a cool stat.

College baseball players have so much fun.

Super Wolf Powers. Duh!


SEC lifts alcohol ban | ESPN- Now it’s up to the individual schools to decide whether or not to sell the alcohol. I’ll tell you this; Mitch Barnhart isn’t exactly Mr. Party. Part of me is prepared to be let down.

The pressure is on Nick and EJ | Cats Pause- Nick Richards and EJ Montgomery both came back from the lure of the NBA Draft to solidify Kentucky’s front court. But the expectations are sky high and it’s time for both of them to produce.

10 Best Defensive Ends in SEC | Saturday’s Down South- No doubt Josh Allen would have been near the top of this list at this time last season, but UK doesn’t have anyone on it this year. But they have some great candidates.

Fixing the NCAA draft problem | CBS- This article argues that there is less talent in the NCAA than usual but I contend that the NCAA was a big winner with the draft decisions. Seemed like to me more players made the decision to return to school.

Odds makers see Duke as National Champ favorites | Duke- Sure. Whatever.

Titanic II set to sale same path as original | Bristol Live- The ship is setting sale in 2022 and I’m sure nothing bad will happen. Absolutely nothing at all!

Former head of Pentagon’s secret UFO program breaking silence | Live Science- I think we are getting closer to knowing exactly what these crafts really are. Their existence is no longer in doubt.