Locke had a fantastic career with Kentucky, earning several All-SEC honors, including being named first-team All-SEC kickoff returner by CollegeFootballNews.com and a second-team All-SEC all-purpose player by the Associated Press in 2009.
The third part in a series of Draft-worthy running backs. New England has already met with or invited in for visits a number of these backs. (see visitor list)
Former Wildcat named Southeast Special Teams Player of the Year
February 26, 2011
Kentucky Sports Report's Larry Vaught spoke to Trevor Moawad, who Director of the IMG Performance Institute, regarding former Kentucky running back Derrick Locke. Locke is currently training at IMG in order to enhance his NFL draft potential.
January 22, 2011
Derrick Locke has not been pleased with the way his season went. After an injury marred senior season he wants to go out with a good showing in the BBVA Compass Bowl against Pittsburgh. Locke told KSR's Larry Vaught, "It's a big deal for me to go out not just in style, but to really, really go out and give the fans what they want to see and what I want to see."
December 26, 2010
Have the failures and shortcomings of this season been a product of the leadership of Joker Phillips? This writer thinks the play of the team is a direct reflection of the man leading the football team.
November 28, 2010
Kentucky Sports Report breaks down tomorrow's match-up between Kentucky and Vanderbilt.
November 12, 2010
Wildcats running back Derrick Locke will return to limited practice this week and coach Joker Phillips is hopeful that the Cats' leading rusher will be able to play on Saturday against #21 ranked Mississippi State in Starkville, MS.
October 25, 2010