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Kentucky will look to regroup over the next two weeks after three straight losses.

NCAA Football: Kentucky at South Carolina Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

After a crisp 3-0 start to the season, Kentucky’s world came tumbling down right before their eyes.

Starting quarterback Terry Wilson suffered a season-ending leg injury against Eastern Michigan, leading to backup quarterback Sawyer Smith taking the reins to only go winless in three starts against Florida, at Mississippi State and at South Carolina.

Now, with two weeks to prepare for a matchup against the Arkansas Razorbacks, head coach Mark Stoops and his staff will need to work out the kinks.

Tweet of the Day

With the whispers of wide receiver Lynn Bowden potentially being inserted at quarterback, this clip sheds some light on the diversity he brings to the table.

Quickies

Cats in the NFL Week Four Recap - Kentucky Sports Radio

Former Kentucky Wildcats’ shined yet again this week in the National Football League.

Bears’ defense enough to keep playoff hopes alive - USA Today

The all-time great unit could keep Chicago in the playoff hunt despite inconsistent offense and playing in arguably the best division in football.

Rutgers fires head football coach after losing last three games - USA Today

After losing his last three games by a combined score of 112-16, Chris Ash was let go by Rutgers.

Former UK QB Reese Phillips: “Stoops is the greatest thing to ever happen to Kentucky football” - Kentucky Sports Radio

The Kentucky Football head coach received significant praise from a former Wildcat over the weekend.

Alabama jumps to No. 1 after Clemson close call - ESPN

The Southeastern Conference powerhouse has moved past the reigning National Champions after multiple dominating wins to start the year.

St. Louis Cardinals win NL Central; Milwaukee Brewers settle for wild card - ESPN

Major League Baseball’s postseason play is just around the corner.

Paul George to miss time; targeting November return - ESPN

The Clippers’ newly acquired small forward is expected to miss the preseason as well as the start of the regular season.