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Thursday Headlines: Remembering Guy Morriss

The former Kentucky football coach passed away this week at 71 years old.

Former Kentucky Wildcats Football coach Guy Morriss passed away this week at the age of 71.

Morriss began his tenure in 1997 as assistant head coach and offensive line coach under Hal Mumme, and then after Mumme’s resignation, took over head coaching duties.

For this writer who is 27 years old, those Kentucky teams under Morriss are among my earliest fond memories of Kentucky Football with guys like Jared Lorenzen, Artose Pinner, Derek Abney, Antonio Hall, Dewayne Robertson, and Sweet Pea Burns leading the Wildcats.

That 2002 group is among my favorites in Kentucky history as a group that was fun to watch and being a small child at the time, provided some of my first very memorable moments of Kentucky Football.

After Morriss left for a few years, it was really good to see him come back to the commonwealth where he coached at Warren Central High School and Lexington Christian Academy.

Morriss will most certainly be missed, and we send our condolences to the Morriss family.

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Headlines

Could Alex Afari play a big role against Florida? - Herald Leader

The freshman could be called on early and often.

Kentucky heads to Gainesville with a chip on its shoulder - Cats Pause

JJ Weaver and Jacquez Jones certainly feel like they have something to prove.

Kentucky vs Florida is officially sold out - KSR

Going to be a raucous crowd in Gainesville.

Inside the Russell Wilson - Seahawks split - ESPN

A split that was a long time coming.

Will Levis projected in top 10 - Bleacher Report

Another mock draft has Levis as one of the first off the board.

What to watch as NFL season kicks off - Yahoo

NFL fans, rejoice!

How “next-gen” ADs are shaping the game’s future - CBS

Interesting read about this group.