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2008 Kentucky Wildcats football
Liberty Bowl champion
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEastern Division
2008 record7–6 (2–6 SEC)
Head coachRich Brooks (6th season)
Offensive coordinatorJoker Phillips (4th season)
Offensive schemePro Style
Defensive coordinatorSteve Brown (2nd season)
Base defense4-3
Home stadiumCommonwealth Stadium
(Capacity: 67,606)
Seasons
← 2007
2009 →
2008 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#1 Florida x   7 1         13 1  
#13 Georgia   6 2         10 3  
Vanderbilt   4 4         7 6  
South Carolina   4 4         7 6  
Tennessee   3 5         5 7  
Kentucky   2 6         7 6  
Western Division
#6 Alabama x   8 0         12 2  
#14 Ole Miss   5 3         9 4  
LSU   3 5         8 5  
Arkansas   2 6         5 7  
Auburn   2 6         5 7  
Mississippi State   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Florida 31, Alabama 20
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the college football season of 2008–2009. The team's head coach was Rich Brooks, who served his sixth year in the position. The Wildcats played their home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 313:30 PMat Louisville*ESPNW 27–242,696
September 66:00 PMNorfolk State*BBSNW 38–369,118
September 137:00 PMMiddle Tennessee*
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
BBSNW 20–1468,612
September 277:00 PMWestern Kentucky*
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
BBSNW 41–370,731
October 43:30 PMat No. 2 AlabamaCBSL 14–1792,138
October 1112:30 PMSouth Carolina
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
RaycomL 17–2470,822
October 187:00 PMArkansasdagger
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
ESPNUW 21–2070,534
October 2512:30 PMat No. 7 FloridaRaycomL 5–6390,589
November 12:30 PMat Mississippi StateW 14–1340,168
November 812:30 PMNo. 14 Georgia
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
RaycomL 38–4270,626
November 158:00 PMVanderbilt
  • Commonwealth Stadium
  • Lexington, KY (Rivalry)
ESPN2L 24–3165,595
November 296:45 PMat TennesseeESPN2L 10–28102,388
January 25:00 PMvs. East Carolina*ESPNW 25–1956,125

Depth chartEdit

Offense
WR
Randall Cobb
Gene McCaskill
LT LG C RG RT
Garry Williams Jake Lanefski Jorge Gonzalez Zipp Duncan Justin Jeffries
James Alexander Michael Williams Marcus Davis Zachary Crocker Brad Durham
TE
TC Drake
Maurice Grinter
WR
EJ Adams
Kyrus Lanxter
QB
Mike Hartline
Will Fidler
Tyler Sargeant
FB
John Conner (American football)
AJ Nance
Stephen Ball
FB
Tony Dixon
Alfonso Smith
Moncell Allen
Defense
CB
Trevard Lindley
Randall Burden
DE NT DT DE
Jeremy Jarmon Corey Peters Myron Pryor Ventrell Jenkins
Nii Adjei Oninku Shane McCord Ricky Lumpkin Austin Moss
CB
David Jones
Shomari Moore
FS
Marcus McClinton
Calvin Harrison
Will LB Middle LB Sam LB
Johnny Williams Micah Johnson Braxton Kelley
Sam Maxwell Mikhail Mabry Danny Trevathan
SS
Matt Lentz
Ashton Cobb

Special Teams

K
Lones Seiber
Ryan Tydlacka
P
Tim Masthay
Ryan Tydlacka
LS
Brad Hart
J.J. Dufrene
PR/KR
Winston Guy
David Jones
Gene McCaskill
Alfonso Smith

Game summariesEdit

LouisvilleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 10 0 17 27
Cardinals 0 0 0 2 2




Starters
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
QB 5 Mike Hartline 6'6" 205 RS-So. Canton, Ohio 1
TB 28 Tony Dixon 5'9" 203 Sr. Parrish, Alabama 1
FB 38 John Conner 5'11" 230 Jr. West Chester, Ohio 1
WR 12 Dicky Lyons 5'11" 190 Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana 1
WR 17 EJ Adams 6'0" 197 Jr. Stone Mountain, Georgia 1
TE 40 Maurice Grinter 6'3" 253 Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
LT 79 Garry Williams 6-3 300 Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
LG 72 Zipp Duncan 6'5" 295 Jr. Magnolia, Kentucky 1
C 61 Jorge González 6'3" 303 Jr. Tampa Bay, Florida 1
RG 73 Jess Beets 6'2" 293 Sr. Dove Canyon, California 1
RT 76 Justin Jeffries 6'6" 310 Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
  • bold - Denotes returning starter
  • ↑ - Denotes number of games started by the player at the listed position during the 2008 season.
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
LE 99 Jeremy Jarmon 6'3" 277 lb. Jr. Collierville, Tennessee 1
LT 98 Myron Pryor 6'1" 310 lb. Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
RT 91 Corey Peters 6'3" 290 lb. Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
RE 95 Ventrell Jenkins 6'2" 285 lb. Sr. Columbia, South Carolina 1
OLB 56 Braxton Kelley 6'0" 230 lb. Sr. LaGrange, Georgia 1
MLB 4 Micah Johnson 6'2" 250 lb. Jr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 1
SLB 51 Johnny Williams 6'3" 244 lb. Sr. Jacksonville, Florida 1
RCB 32 Trevard Lindley 6'0" 175 lb. Jr. Hiram, Georgia 1
LCB 7 David Jones 5'10" 180 lb. Sr. Red Jacket, West Virginia 1
FS 27 Ashton Cobb 6'0" 208 lb. Jr. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania 1
SS 2 Marcus McClinton 6'1" 210 lb. Sr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 1
  • bold - Denotes returning starter
  • ↑ - Denotes number of games started by the player at the listed position during the 2008 season.

WEEK 1 SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
MYRON PRYOR[1]
Defensive Tackle
KENTUCKY
6-1 • 310 • Senior
Louisville, Ky. (Eastern HS)

Norfolk StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Spartans 0 0 3 0 3
Wildcats 7 14 3 14 38




Starters
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
QB 5 Mike Hartline 6'6" 205 RS-So. Canton, Ohio 1
TB 28 Tony Dixon 5'9" 203 Sr. Parrish, Alabama 1
FB 38 John Conner 5'11" 230 Jr. West Chester, Ohio 1
WR 12 Dicky Lyons 5'11" 190 Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana 1
WR 18 Randall Cobb 5'11" 197 Fr. Alcoa, Tennessee 0
TE 40 Maurice Grinter 6'3" 253 Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
LT 52 Billy Joe Murphy 6'6" 292 Rs.-Fr. Gamaliel, Kentucky 0
LG 72 Zipp Duncan 6'5" 295 Jr. Magnolia, Kentucky 1
C 61 Jorge González 6'3" 303 Jr. Tampa Bay, Florida 1
RG 73 Jess Beets 6'2" 293 Sr. Dove Canyon, California 1
RT 76 Justin Jeffries 6'6" 310 Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
  • bold - Denotes started previous game
  • ↑ - Denotes number of games started by the player at the listed position during the 2008 season.
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
LE 99 Jeremy Jarmon 6'3" 277 lb. Jr. Collierville, Tennessee 1
LT 98 Myron Pryor 6'1" 310 lb. Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
RT 91 Corey Peters 6'3" 290 lb. Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 1
RE 95 Ventrell Jenkins 6'2" 285 lb. Sr. Columbia, South Carolina 1
OLB 56 Braxton Kelley 6'0" 230 lb. Sr. LaGrange, Georgia 1
MLB 4 Micah Johnson 6'2" 250 lb. Jr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 1
SLB 51 Johnny Williams 6'3" 244 lb. Sr. Jacksonville, Florida 1
RCB 32 Trevard Lindley 6'0" 175 lb. Jr. Hiram, Georgia 1
LCB 7 David Jones 5'10" 180 lb. Sr. Red Jacket, West Virginia 1
FS 27 Ashton Cobb 6'0" 208 lb. Jr. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania 1
SS 2 Marcus McClinton 6'1" 210 lb. Sr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 1
  • bold - Denotes started previous game
  • ↑ - Denotes number of games started by the player at the listed position during the 2008 season.

Middle TennesseeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Raiders 7 0 7 0 14
Wildcats 7 3 0 10 20




Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
QB 5 Mike Hartline 6'6" 205 RS-So. Canton, Ohio 3
TB 28 Tony Dixon 5'9" 203 Sr. Parrish, Alabama 3
FB 38 John Conner 5'11" 230 Jr. West Chester, Ohio 3
WR 12 Dicky Lyons 5'11" 190 Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana 3
WR 81 Kyrus Lanxter 6'3" 193 So. Alcoa, Tennessee 1
TE 80 T.C. Drake 6'6" 242 Jr. Bardstown, Kentucky 1
LT 52 Billy Joe Murphy 6'6" 292 Rs-Fr. Gamaliel, Kentucky 2
LG 72 Zipp Duncan 6'5" 295 Jr. Magnolia, Kentucky 3
C 61 Jorge González 6'3" 303 Jr. Tampa Bay, Florida 3
RG 73 Jess Beets 6'2" 293 Sr. Dove Canyon, California 3
RT 76 Justin Jeffries 6'6" 310 Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 3
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
LE 99 Jeremy Jarmon 6'3" 277 lb. Jr. Collierville, Tennessee 3
LT 98 Myron Pryor 6'1" 310 lb. Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 3
RT 91 Corey Peters 6'3" 290 lb. Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 3
RE 95 Ventrell Jenkins 6'2" 285 lb. Sr. Columbia, South Carolina 3
OLB 56 Braxton Kelley 6'0" 230 lb. Sr. LaGrange, Georgia 3
MLB 4 Micah Johnson 6'2" 250 lb. Jr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 3
SLB 51 Johnny Williams 6'3" 244 lb. Sr. Jacksonville, Florida 3
RCB 32 Trevard Lindley 6'0" 175 lb. Jr. Hiram, Georgia 3
LCB 7 David Jones 5'10" 180 lb. Sr. Red Jacket, West Virginia 3
FS 27 Ashton Cobb 6'0" 208 lb. Jr. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania 2
SS 2 Marcus McClinton 6'1" 210 lb. Sr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 2

SEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
MIKE HARTLINE
Quarterback
KENTUCKY
6-6 • 204 • Sophomore
Canton, Ohio (GlenOak HS)

Western KentuckyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hilltoppers 0 3 0 0 3
Wildcats 3 14 14 10 41




Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
QB 5 Mike Hartline 6'6" 205 RS-So. Canton, Ohio 4
TB 28 Tony Dixon 5'9" 203 Sr. Parrish, Alabama 4
FB 38 John Conner 5'11" 230 Jr. West Chester, Ohio 4
WR 12 Dicky Lyons 5'11" 190 Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana 4
WR 17 EJ Adams 6'0" 175 Jr. Stone Mountain, Georgia 2
TE 80 T.C. Drake 6'6" 242 Jr. Bardstown, Kentucky 2
LT 79 Garry Williams 6'3" 303 Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 2
LG 72 Zipp Duncan 6'5" 295 Jr. Magnolia, Kentucky 4
C 61 Jorge González 6'3" 303 Jr. Tampa Bay, Florida 4
RG 73 Jess Beets 6'2" 293 Sr. Dove Canyon, California 4
RT 76 Justin Jeffries 6'6" 310 Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 4
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
LE 99 Jeremy Jarmon 6'3" 277 lb. Jr. Collierville, Tennessee 4
LT 98 Myron Pryor 6'1" 310 lb. Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 4
RT 91 Corey Peters 6'3" 290 lb. Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 4
RE 95 Ventrell Jenkins 6'2" 285 lb. Sr. Columbia, South Carolina 4
OLB 21 Michael Schwindel 6'2" 220 lb. Jr. Hawesville, Kentucky 0
MLB 56 Braxton Kelley 6'0" 230 lb. Sr. LaGrange, Georgia 4
SLB 51 Johnny Williams 6'3" 244 lb. Sr. Jacksonville, Florida 4
RCB 32 Trevard Lindley 6'0" 175 lb. Jr. Hiram, Georgia 4
LCB 7 David Jones 5'10" 180 lb. Sr. Red Jacket, West Virginia 4
FS 10 Matt Lentz 6'3" 209 lb. Fr. Simpsonville, South Carolina 0
SS 2 Marcus McClinton 6'1" 210 lb. Sr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 4

SEC OFFENSIVE LINEMAN OF THE WEEK
GARRY WILLIAMS[2]
Tackle
KENTUCKY
6-3 • 300 • Senior
Louisville, Ky. (Seneca HS)

AlabamaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 0 7 7 14
Crimson Tide 14 0 0 3 17




Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
QB 5 Mike Hartline 6'6" '205 So. Canton, Ohio 5
TB 28 Tony Dixon '5'9" 203 Sr. Parrish, Alabama 5
FB 38 John Conner 5'11" 230 Jr. West Chester, Ohio 5
WR 12 Dicky Lyons 5'11" 190 Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana 5
WR 17 EJ Adams 6'0" 197 Jr. Stone Mountain, Georgia 3
TE 80 T.C. Drake 6'6"' 242 Jr. Bardstown, Kentucky 4
LT 79 Garry Williams 6'3" 300 Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 3
LG 72 Zipp Duncan 6'5" 295 Jr. Magnolia, Kentucky 5
C 61 Jorge González 6'3" 303 Jr. Tampa Bay, Florida 5
RG 73 Jess Beets 6'2" 293 Sr. Dove Canyon, California 5
RT 72 Brad Durham 6'4" 310 So. Mount Vernon, Kentucky 1
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
LE 99 Jeremy Jarmon 6'3" 277 lb. Jr. Collierville, Tennessee 5
LT 98 Myron Pryor 6'1" 310 lb. Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 5
RT 91 Corey Peters 6'3" 290 lb. Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 5
RE 95 Ventrell Jenkins 6'2" 285 lb. Sr. Columbia, South Carolina 5
OLB 21 Michael Schwindel 6'1" 220 lb. Jr. Hawesville, Kentucky 2
MLB 56 Braxton Kelley 6'0" 230 lb. Sr. LaGrange, Georgia 5
SLB 51 Johnny Williams 6'3" 244 lb. Sr. Jacksonville, Florida 5
RCB 32 Trevard Lindley 6'0" 175 lb. Jr. Hiram, Georgia 5
LCB 7 David Jones 5'10" 180 lb. Sr. Red Jacket, West Virginia 5
FS 33 Calvin Harrison 6'1" 197 lb. Jr. Columbia, South Carolina 1
SS 2 Marcus McClinton 6'1" 210 lb. Sr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 5

South CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Gamecocks 7 7 0 10 24
Wildcats 7 10 0 0 17




Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
QB 5 Mike Hartline 6'6" 205 So. Canton, Ohio 6
TB 20 Derrick Locke 5'10" 190 So. Hugo, Oklahoma 1
FB 38 John Conner 5'11" 230 Jr. West Chester, Ohio 6
WR 12 Dicky Lyons 5'11" 190 Sr. New Orleans, Louisiana 6
WR 17 EJ Adams 6'0" 197 Jr. Stone Mountain, Georgia 4
TE 80 T.C. Drake 6'6" 242 Jr. Bardstown, Kentucky 5
LT 79 Garry Williams 6'3" 300 Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 4
LG 72 Zipp Duncan 6'5" 295 Jr. Magnolia, Kentucky 6
C 61 Jorge González 6'3" 303 Jr. Tampa Bay, Florida 6
RG 73 Jess Beets 6'2" 293 Sr. Dove Canyon, California 6
RT 72 Brad Durham 6'4" 310 So. Mount Vernon, Kentucky 1
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
LE 99 Jeremy Jarmon 6'3" 277 lb. Jr. Collierville, Tennessee 6
LT 98 Myron Pryor 6'1" 310 lb. Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 6
RT 91 Corey Peters 6'3" 290 lb. Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 6
RE 95 Ventrell Jenkins 6'2" 285 lb. Sr. Columbia, South Carolina 6
OLB 56 Braxton Kelley 6'0" 230 lb. Sr. LaGrange, Georgia 6
MLB 4 Micah Johnson 6'2" 250 lb. Jr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 4
SLB 51 Johnny Williams 6'3" 244 lb. Sr. Jacksonville, Florida 6
RCB 32 Trevard Lindley 6'0" 175 lb. Jr. Hiram, Georgia 6
LCB 7 David Jones 5'10" 180 lb. Sr. Red Jacket, West Virginia 6
FS 10 Matt Lentz 6'3" 203 lb. Rs-Fr. Simpsonville, South Carolina 2
SS 2 Marcus McClinton 6'1" 210 lb. Sr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 6

ArkansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Razorbacks 7 7 3 3 20
Wildcats 0 0 7 14 21




Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
QB 5 Mike Hartline 6'6" 205 So. Canton, Ohio 6
TB 20 Derrick Locke 5'10" 190 So. Hugo, Oklahoma 1
FB 38 John Conner 5'11" 230 Jr. West Chester, Ohio 6
WR 12 Randall Cobb 5'11" 185 Fr. Alcoa, Tennessee 4
WR 22 Aaron Boyd 6'3" 210 Fr. Lexington, Kentucky 0
TE 80 T.C. Drake 6'6" 242 Jr. Bardstown, Kentucky 5
LT 79 Garry Williams 6'3" 300 Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 4
LG 72 Zipp Duncan 6'5" 295 Jr. Magnolia, Kentucky 6
C 61 Jorge González 6'3" 303 Jr. Tampa Bay, Florida 6
RG 73 Jess Beets 6'2" 293 Sr. Dove Canyon, California 6
RT 72 Brad Durham 6'4" 310 So. Mount Vernon, Kentucky 1
Position Number Name Height Weight Class Hometown Games↑
LE 99 Jeremy Jarmon 6'3" 277 lb. Jr. Collierville, Tennessee 6
LT 98 Myron Pryor 6'1" 310 lb. Sr. Louisville, Kentucky 6
RT 91 Corey Peters 6'3" 290 lb. Jr. Louisville, Kentucky 6
RE 95 Ventrell Jenkins 6'2" 285 lb. Sr. Columbia, South Carolina 6
OLB 56 Braxton Kelley 6'0" 230 lb. Sr. LaGrange, Georgia 6
MLB 4 Micah Johnson 6'2" 250 lb. Jr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 4
SLB 51 Johnny Williams 6'3" 244 lb. Sr. Jacksonville, Florida 6
RCB 32 Trevard Lindley 6'0" 175 lb. Jr. Hiram, Georgia 6
LCB 7 David Jones 5'10" 180 lb. Sr. Red Jacket, West Virginia 6
FS 10 Matt Lentz 6'3" 203 lb. Rs-Fr. Simpsonville, South Carolina 2
SS 2 Marcus McClinton 6'1" 210 lb. Sr. Fort Campbell, Kentucky 6

FloridaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 3 0 2 5
Gators 28 14 14 7 63



Mississippi StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 0 14 0 14
Bulldogs 7 0 6 0 13



GeorgiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 14 7 7 14 42
Wildcats 7 7 10 14 38



VanderbiltEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Commodores 7 14 7 0 28
Wildcats 0 7 14 0 21



TennesseeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 3 0 0 7 10
Volunteers 0 7 7 14 28



East CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 3 13 3 0 19
Wildcats 0 3 13 9 25



RankingsEdit

Ranking Movement
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Final
AP NR 38 35 37 36 28 33 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Coaches 42 34 29 30 32 28 32 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Harris Not released 30 34 NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
BCS Not released NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

StatisticsEdit

TeamEdit

UK Opp
Scoring 294 279
  Points per Game 22.6 21.5
First Downs 212 209
  Rushing 96 96
  Passing 98 94
  Penalty 18 15
Total Offense 3891 4321
  Avg per Play 4.5 5.2
  Avg per Game 299.3 332.4
Fumbles-Lost 19-8 27-14
Penalties-Yards 69-562 74-685
  Avg per Game 43.2 52.7
UK Opp
Punts-Yards 77-3213 75-3065
  Net Avg per Punt 41.7 40.9
Time of Possession/Game 29:27 30:33
3rd Down Conversions 61/194 62/187
4th Down Conversions 10/19 8/17
Touchdowns Scored 36 36
Field Goals-Attempts 14-25 9-23
PAT-Attempts 34-36 34-36
Attendance 486038 367979
  Games/Avg per Game 7/69434 5/73596

Scores by quarterEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Kentucky 34 71 78 111 294
Opponents 101 71 41 66 279



OffenseEdit

RushingEdit

Name GP-GS Att Gain Loss Net Avg TD Long Avg/G
Derrick Locke 7-0 63 319 16 303 4.8 1 68 43.3
Moncell Allen 12-0 38 206 4 202 5.3 1 38 16.8
Randall Cobb 11-0 79 401 85 316 4.0 7 18 28.7
Alfonso Smith 13-0 74 342 29 313 4.2 2 38 24.1
Tony Dixon 13-0 132 472 42 430 3.3 7 15 33.1
Trey Bowland 2-0 7 18 1 17 2.4 0 8 8.5
John Conner (American football) 13-0 15 48 1 47 3.1 0 9 3.6
Mike Hartline 11-0 24 54 63 -9 -0.4 0 9 -0.8

PassingEdit

Name GP-GS Effic Att-Cmp-Int Pct Yds TD Lng Avg/G
Mike Hartline 11-9 104.7 172-311-8 55.3 1666 9 71 151.5
Randall Cobb 11-4 95.1 52-99-5 52.5 542 2 37 47.9
Will Fidler 3-0 129.6 3-4-0 75.0 26 0 16 8.7

ReceivingEdit

Name GP-GS No. Yds Avg TD Long Avg/G
Joe Smith                  
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
Total                  
Opponents                  

DefenseEdit

Name GP Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Interceptions Fumbles Blkd
Kick
Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds No-Yds BrUp QBH No.-Yds Avg TD Long Rcv-Yds FF
Total

Special teamsEdit

Name Punting Kickoffs
No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd No. Yds Avg TB OB
Total
Name Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Yds Avg TD Long No. Yds Avg TD Long
Total

CoachesEdit

Head coach: Rich Brooks (6th year)

OffenseEdit

Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers: Joker Phillips
Offensive Scheme: Spread

Quarterbacks: Randy Sanders
Offensive Line: Jimmy Heggins
Running Backs: Larry Brown
Tight Ends: Steve Ortameyer

DefenseEdit

Defensive Coordinator: Steve Brown
Base Defense: 4-3

Defensive Line: Rick Petri
Linebackers: Chuck Smith
Defensive Backs: Chris Thurmond

RosterEdit

2008 Kentucky Wildcats football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 1 Fidler, WillWill Fidler So
WR 3 Roark, MattMatt Roark Fr
QB 5 Hartline, MikeMike Hartline So
WR 7 Jones, DavidDavid Jones Sr
WR 8 Ford, DeMoreoDeMoreo Ford Sr
QB 10 Lentz, MattMatt Lentz So
WR 12 Lyons Jr., DickyDicky Lyons Jr. Sr
WR 13 Adeyemi, EricEric Adeyemi Fr
QB 16 Mason, DeaunteDeaunte Mason Fr
QB 17 Sargent, TylerTyler Sargent So
QB/WR 18 Cobb, RandallRandall Cobb Fr
RB 20 Locke, DerrickDerrick Locke So
WR 22 Boyd, AaronAaron Boyd Fr
RB 28 Dixon, TonyTony Dixon Sr
RB 29 Smith, AlfonsoAlfonso Smith Jr
RB 30 Allen, MoncellMoncell Allen So
RB 33 Brown, AntoineAntoine Brown Jr
RB 37 Bowland, TreyTrey Bowland So
FB 38 Conner, JohnJohn Conner Jr
FB 40 Grinter, MauriceMaurice Grinter Jr
FB 43 Ball, StephenStephen Ball So
FB 47 Ramsey, MattMatt Ramsey So
WR 49 Thomas, AntonioAntonio Thomas So
OT 52 Murphy, Billy JoeBilly Joe Murphy So
OG 59 Ulinski, DaveDave Ulinski Fr
OG 60 Luck, DustinDustin Luck Jr
C 61 Gonzalez, JorgeJorge Gonzalez Jr
OG 63 Lanefski, JakeJake Lanefski So
OG 64 Idumwonyi, OsazeOsaze Idumwonyi Fr
OT 66 Burden, ChandlerChandler Burden Fr
OG 68 Williams, MichaelMichael Williams Jr
OT 70 Hines, StuartStuart Hines So
OG 72 Duncan, ZippZipp Duncan Jr
OG 73 Beets, JessJess Beets Sr
OT 74 Woods, TrevinoTrevino Woods Fr
OT 75 Durham, BradBrad Durham So
OT 76 Jeffries, JustinJustin Jeffries Jr
OG 77 Davis, MarcusMarcus Davis So
OG 78 Johnson, ChristianChristian Johnson Sr
OT 79 Williams, GarryGarry Williams Sr
TE 80 Drake, T.C.T.C. Drake Jr
WR 81 Lanxter, KyrusKyrus Lanxter So
TE 82 Sexton, TylerTyler Sexton Jr
WR 83 Fields, E.J.E.J. Fields Fr
WR 85 McCaskill, GeneGene McCaskill Fr
TE 86 Bogue, RossRoss Bogue Jr
TE 88 Goode, ChrisChris Goode So
TE 89 Stackhouse, SeanSean Stackhouse Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 6 Smith, TaiedoTaiedo Smith So
DB 14 Mosley, AnthonyAnthony Mosley So
DE 45 Glenn, AntwaneAntwane Glenn So
DT 53 Lumpkin, RickyRicky Lumpkin So
DT 60 McCord, ShaneShane McCord So
DE 62 Meisner, GregGreg Meisner So
DT 90 Smith, MattMatt Smith Fr
DT 91 Peters, CoreyCorey Peters Jr
DT 93 Moss, AustinAustin Moss Jr
DT 95 Jenkins, VentrellVentrell Jenkins Sr
DT 98 Pryor, MyronMyron Pryor Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Joker Phillips
    Offensive Coordinator/Wide Receivers
  • Randy Sanders
    Quarterbacks Coach
  • Larry Brown
    Running Backs
  • Steve Ortameyer
    Tight Ends
  • Jimmy Heggins
    Offensive Line
  • Steve Brown
    Defensive Coordinator
  • Rick Petri
    Defensive Line
  • Chuck Smith
    Linebackers
  • Chris Thurmond
    Defensive Backs

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: August 1, 2017

[3]

Quarterbacks
  • 1 Will Fidler QB - So
  • 3 Matt Roark QB - Fr
  • 5 Mike Hartline QB - So
  • 10 Matt Lentz QB - So
  • 16 Deaunte Mason QB - Fr
  • 17 Tyler Sargent QB - So
  • 18 Randall Cobb QB - Fr
Wide receivers
  • 6 Taiedo Smith WR/DB - So
  • 7 David Jones WR - Sr
  • 8 DeMoreo Ford WR - Sr
  • 12 Dicky Lyons Jr. WR - Jr
  • 13 Eric Adeyemi WR -Fr
  • 14 Anthony Mosley WR - So
  • 22 Aaron Boyd WR -Fr
  • 26 Terrence Jones WR - So
  • 48 Jayce Long WR - So
  • 49 Antonio Thomas WR/DB - So
  • 81 Kyrus Lanxter WR - So
  • 83 Anthony Stewart WR - Sr
  • 83 Courtney Gholson WR - So
  • 83 EJ Fields DB - Fr
  • 84 Chris Wraley WR - Jr
  • 85 Gene McCaskill WR - Fr
  • 87 Andre Henderson WR - So
Offensive linemen
  • 52 Billy Joe Murphy OL - So
  • 59 Dave Ulinski OL - Fr
  • 60 Dustin Luck OL - Jr
  • 61 Jorge Gonzalez C - Jr
  • 63 Jake Lanefski OL - So
  • 64 Osaze Idumwonyi OL - Fr
  • 66 Chandler Burden OL -Fr
  • 68 Michael Williams OL - Jr
  • 70 Stuart Hines OL - So
  • 72 Zipp Duncan OT - Jr
  • 73 Jess Beets OG - Sr
  • 74 Trevino Woods OL - Fr
  • 74 Joe Fischer OT - Sr
  • 75 Brad Durham OL - So
  • 76 Justin Jeffries OT - Jr
  • 77 Marcus Davis OL - So
  • 78 Christian Johnson OL - Sr
  • 79 Garry Williams OT - Sr
Tight ends
  • 80 T.C. Drake TE - Jr
  • 82 Tyler Sexton TE - Jr
  • 86 Ross Bogue TE - Jr
  • 88 Chris Goode TE - So
  • 89 Sean Stackhouse TE - Fr
 
Running backs
  • 20 Derrick Locke RB - So
  • 28 Tony Dixon RB - Sr
  • 29 Alfonso Smith RB - Jr
  • 30 Moncell Allen RB - So
  • 33 Antoine Brown RB - 'Jr
  • 37 Trey Bowland RB - So
Fullbacks
  • 38 John Conner FB - Jr
  • 40 Maurice Grinter FB - Jr
  • 43 Stephen Ball FB - So
  • 47 Matt Ramsey FB - So
Defensive tackles
  • 53 Ricky Lumpkin DT - So
  • 90 Matthew Smith DT - Fr
  • 91 Corey Peters DT - Jr
  • 93 Austin Moss DT - Jr
  • 95 Ventrell Jenkins DT - Sr
  • 98 Myron Pryor DT - Sr
Defensive linemen
  • 60 Shane McCord DL - So
  • 67 Joe Scott DL - So
Defensive ends
  • 39 Courtney Coffey DE - So
  • 45 Antwane Glenn DE - So
  • 62 Greg Meisner DE - So
  • 67 Charles Mustafaa DE - So
  • 69 B.J. Wiedemann DE - So
  • 90 Jamil Paris DE - Jr
  • 92 Josh Minton DE - So
  • 96 Collins Ukwu DE - Fr
  • 97 Nii Adjei Oninku DE - Sr
  • 99 Jeremy Jarmon DE - Jr
 
Linebackers
  • 4 Micah Johnson LB - Jr
  • 39 William Johnson DB - Fr
  • 41 Danny Trevathan LB - Fr
  • 41 Ben Bates LB - Jr
  • 42 Chris Cessna LB - So
  • 43 Mikhail Mabry LB - Jr
  • 46 Ronnie Sneed LB - So
  • 47 A.J. Nance LB - Jr
  • 50 Sam Maxwell LB - Jr
  • 51 Johnny Williams LB - Sr
  • 54 Brandon Thurmond LB - So
  • 56 Braxton Kelley LB - Sr
  • 57 Jacob Dufrene LB - So
  • 94 Taylor Wyndham LB - Fr
Defensive backs
  • 2 Marcus McClinton DB - Sr
  • 11 Greg Wilson DB - So
  • 15 Chris Drayton DB - So
  • 19 Winston Guy DB - Fr
  • 21 Michael Schwindel DB - Jr
  • 23 Shomari Moore DB - Sr
  • 24 Randall Burden DB - 'So
  • 25 Ahmad Grigsby Jr DB - So
  • 27 Ashton Cobb DB - Jr
  • 31 Jordan Nevels DB - Jr
  • 32 Trevard Lindley DB - So
  • 33 Calvin Harrison DB - Jr
  • 34 Paul Warford DB - Jr
  • 35 Cartier Rice DB - Fr
  • 36 Robbie McAtee DB - Sr
  • 40 Daryl Faulkner DB - So
  • 71 James Alexander DB - Jr
Long snappers
  • 58 Greg Curtin LS - Sr
  • 62 Clay Pear LS - So
  • 65 J.J. Helton LS - So
  • 74 Brad Hart LS - So
Punters
Place kickers
  • 36 Lones Seiber K - Jr
  • 97 J.J. Housley K - Sr

Postseason awardsEdit

All-AmericanEdit

Team Player Position
First Team Tim Masthay Punter
All-American Selections

All-SECEdit

Team Player Position
First Team Micah Johnson Linebacker
First Team Trevard Lindley Defensive Back
First Team Tim Masthay Punter
Second Team Garry Williams Tackle
Second Team Myron Pryor Defensive Tackle
Third Team Jeremy Jarmon Defensive End
All-SEC Selections

All-Freshman SECEdit

Team Player Position
First Team Randall Cobb Quarterback/Wide Receiver/Punt Returner
All-Freshman SEC Selections

Preseason awardsEdit

All-SECEdit

Team Player Position
First Team Trevard Lindley Defensive Back
Second Team Jeremy Jarmon Defensive End
Second Team Micah Johnson Linebacker
Third Team Dicky Lyons, Jr. Wide Receiver
Third Team Garry Williams Tackle
All-SEC Selections

Class of 2009 commitments/signeesEdit

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Brian Adams
QB
Cumming, Georgia South Forsyth 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 210 lb (95 kg) Jun 22,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 76
Justin Aumiller
TE
Danville, Kentucky Boyle County 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 199 lb (90 kg) Jun 20,
2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 40
Justin Bean
WR
Tupelo, Mississippi Tupelo 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 170 lb (77 kg) Jul 1,
2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 40
Mister Cobble
DT
Louisville, Kentucky Central 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) 270 lb (120 kg) Jun 22,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 69
Mark Crawford
DT
Indianapolis, IN Coffeyville CC 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) 310 lb (140 kg) Dec 27,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars
DeQuin Evans
DE
Wilmington, CA Harbor CC 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 275 lb (125 kg) Feb 4,
2009 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px
Qua Huzzie
LB
LaGrange, Georgia LaGrange 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 200 lb (91 kg) Jul 21,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 75
Tristian Johnson
DE
LaGrange, Georgia LaGrange 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) 222 lb (101 kg) Aug 4,
2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 73
Anthony Kendrick
TE
Katy, Texas Seven Lakes 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 220 lb (100 kg) Jul 3,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 77
LaRod King
WR
Radcliff, Kentucky North Hardin 6 ft 6 in (198 cm) 190 lb (86 kg) Apr 5,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 75
Patrick Ligon
DE
Memphis, TN Christian Brothers 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) 255 lb (116 kg) Jan 26,
2009 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 40
Chris Matthews
WR
Wilmington, CA Harbor CC 6 ft 5 in (196 cm) 210 lb (95 kg) Dec 15,
2008 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px
Demetri Merritt
OLB
LaGrange, Georgia LaGrange 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) 200 lb (91 kg) Oct 28,
2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 74
Kevin Mitchell
OT
Douglasville, Georgia Alexander 6 ft 7 in (201 cm) 270 lb (120 kg) Jun 25,
2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 40
Terrell Mitchell
TE
Powder Springs, Georgia McEachern 6 ft 6 in (198 cm) 220 lb (100 kg) Jan 8,
2009 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 77
Ryan Mosby
LB
Rockwall, Texas Rockwall-Heath 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) 200 lb (91 kg) Jan 19,
2009 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 73
Ryan Mossakowski
QB
Frisco, Texas Centennial 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 201 lb (91 kg) Aug 8,
2008 
Scout:75px   Rivals:75px   ESPN grade: 79
Martavius Neloms
DB
Memphis, TN Fairley 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 175 lb (79 kg) Jan 25,
2009 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   ESPN grade: 40
Morgan Newton
QB
Carmel, Indiana Carmel 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 205 lb (93 kg) Aug 21,
2008 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 81
Donte Rumph
DE
St. Matthews, South Carolina Calhoun County 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 264 lb (120 kg) Aug 25,
2008 
Scout:75px   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 78
Donald Russell
RB
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Dwyer 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) 205 lb (93 kg) Jan 22,
2009 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 78
Sam Simpson
C
Lexington, Kentucky Henry Clay 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 295 lb (134 kg) Aug 12,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 76
Dakotah Tyler
RB
Indianapolis, Indiana Pike 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) 200 lb (91 kg) Dec 11,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 77
Jarvis Walker
S
Metairie, Louisiana Rummel 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) 202 lb (92 kg) Jun 25,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 78
Myron Walker
DT
Metairie, Louisiana Rummel 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) 275 lb (125 kg) Jun 25,
2008 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 79
Larry Warford
OG
Richmond, Kentucky Madison Central 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) 279 lb (127 kg) Mar 24,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 77
Ridge Wilson
LB
Louisville, Kentucky Central 6 ft 3 in (191 cm) 207 lb (94 kg) Sep 1,
2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   ESPN grade: 40
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 26   Rivals: 42
Note: In many cases, Scout and Rivals may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
In these cases, an average of the two was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.
Sources:


ReferencesEdit

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