JessN: Kentucky wrap-up: A typical UA-UK game in an atypical year

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Kentucky wrap-up: A typical UA-UK game in an atypical year
by Jess Nicholas, TideFans.com E-i-C

At some point, Kentucky is going to have to decide what it wants to be in football.

Does it want to contend in an SEC East that, in most years, will flow through Georgia and Florida because of the inherent recruiting advantages there? Or is it content to be a mid-level opponent, good enough to beat bad teams but never good enough to advance into the upper threshold of the division?

The assumption, if Kentucky picks the second option, is that it will be good enough to both put modest scares into the hearts of the division leaders, while at the same time avoid embarrassing beatdowns. But on Saturday against Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Kentucky couldn't even pull that off.

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Thanks, Jess. Another great write-up. I certainly hope that we can put some revenge on the Barn this week. I look forward to your preview.
 

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