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Saturday Quickies: One week until Kentucky Wildcats football Edition

Although it’s not technically fall, I’m writing these Quickies enjoying a beautiful fall like morning. It’s perfect football weather and I wish the Kentucky Wildcats were kicking off today. The bad news is they most certainly are not.

But the good news is we don’t have to wait much longer. It’s officially one week until the Wildcats travel to Alabama to face-off against the Auburn Tigers in the SEC only schedule debut.

Terry Wilson was interviewed on The Take yesterday and he is confident in his abilities as well as the abilities of the entire time. He was audibly excited when the opening game vs. Auburn was mentioned. His teammates have had enough of popping pads with each other. They’re ready to go after a team with a different color jersey.

We get one more week of Kentucky-less football. Let’s hope it flies!

Tweets of the Day

Mark Stoops doesn’t get excited for Kentucky touchdowns only.

It was in a losing effort but Jamal Murray can make magic happen.

Quickies

Seven Wildcats on All SEC team | UK Athletics- It’s not only Kentucky fans that think highly of their players. The SEC has taken notice as well. Time to prove it on the field!

Where SEC D-Coordinators were 10 years ago | SDS- Brad White was just getting started and would be heading to the NFL in short order. Kentucky has a great one.

Brad White impressed by Eddie Gran’s offense | Vaught’s Views- White noted the explosiveness of Kentucky’s offense as well as calling to attention true freshman QB Beau Allen.

Mark Stoops says the QB position is a strength | Cats Pause- Last season Kentucky had to resort to a wide receiver at quarterback due to the position being so depleted. This won’t be the case this season. Plus Lynn Bowden ain’t walking through that door to save the day.

UK volleyball set for season opener | UK Athletics- The volleyball team starts their season tomorrow at 3:00 PM at Vanderbilt. It’s nice that fall sports are finally starting around the country.

Anthony Davis drops 37 on Nuggets | NBC Sports- It looks like the Nuggets magical run has smashed into a brick wall. The combination of Anthony Davis and LeBron James is just too much.

College football Saturday picks | CBS- It’s a bit of a light schedule but at this point it’s college football an we’ll take it.

The SEC’s patience was rewarded as the B1G looks foolish | USA Today- The SEC chose patience and pragmatism over a knee-jerk reaction while the B1G tried to be the big boys in the room. One conference looks smart while the other is being universally lambasted.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery | New York Post- The late Justice was a trailblazer in American politics and she will be treated as such after her death.

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