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Monday Headlines: Citrus Bowl Edition

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The Wildcats are headed down south!

Wildcat mascot Drew Brown - Sea of Blue

If you haven’t made New Year's plans yet, a trip down to Orlando might just make for a fun way to kick off 2022.

The No. 22 Kentucky Wildcats were selected to play in the Citrus Bowl against the No. 15 Iowa Hawkeyes on New Year's Day. It is the sixth consecutive season that Kentucky has made a bowl appearance under head coach Mark Stoops.

It’s also the program’s second Citrus Bowl appearance in the last four years. Kentucky’s 27-24 victory over Penn State in the 2019 Citrus Bowl was one of the best victories in school history.

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OU finalizes deal to hire Venables, sources say - ESPN

The Sooners have their new coach.

Kentucky seniors excited for Citrus Bowl to come “full circle” - Kentucky Sports Radio

Pretty cool opportunity for these guys.

Alabama, Michigan, Georgia, Cincinnati reach College Football Playoff - ESPN

Who is your pick to win it all?

Rhyne Howard moves to 4th all-time on Kentucky WBB scoring list - Kentucky Sports Radio

Such an awesome career she’s having.

Minshew starts in place of injured Hurts, lifts Eagles past Jets - ESPN

Will their be a quarterback battle?

Kentucky Football tabbed No. 22 in College Football Playoff rankings - Kentucky Sports Radio

Slightly up and down but still a good year for Kentucky.

NFL playoff picture after Week 13 - USA Today

Both conferences are still wide open.

Kentucky volleyball finally runs out of magic - Vaught’s Views

Down go the Lady Wildcats.