Kentucky junior running back Alfonso Smith is once again a part of a loaded UK corp of backs. Smith has played most of his career behind former Wildcat Rafael Little and UK senior Tony Dixon; this season Derrick Locke and Moncell Allen look to be a part Kentucky's backfield in motion. How does Smith handle the situation?
August 12, 2008
Kentucky Sports Report's Larry Vaught went one-on-one with UK running backs coach Larry Brinson after the Cats' season-opening win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. In this part, Coach Brinson discusses the Wildcat running backs and their ability to act as role models for the other team members.
September 4, 2007
With veteran running backs Rafael Little, Tony Dixon and Alfonso Smith all poised to be big-time threats this season, it might be easy to overlook the three freshmen running backs hoping to get playing time this season. However, UK running backs coach Larry Brinson likes what Derrick Locke, Brandon Jackson and Moncell Allen, who is sidelined now with a broken thumb, have been doing.
August 22, 2007
Join KSR's Larry Vaught in his exclusive three-part series with Kentucky special team's coach Steve Ortmayer. In today's third and final part in the series, Ortmayer goes one-on-one with Vaught about which freshmen could impact special teams' play this year.
August 16, 2007
The three new running backs came from some distances to be a Wildcat, all from out of state. None of them have designs on a redshirt year. Yeah, some newcomers will say what is politically expedient, but a little truth serum would pry out the real thoughts. One newcomer will let you know that he has no intentions of being redshirted.
August 10, 2007
Signing day signifies the results of an abundance of hard work by the coaching staff on the recruiting trail. They have traveled the roads in rental cars, in and out of hotels, and on and off planes in search of prospects that will continue the cumbersome process of building the UK football program.
February 12, 2007