It so often feels like Kentucky football is cursed — but it is not

Kentucky fans have endured some of college football’s most bizarre, spirit-crushing defeats. Some fans like to lay those off on unseen forces such as curses. But, in almost every case, it was human error under pressure that did the Cats in. That’s good news because human errors can be learned from and fixed.

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Mark Stoops: I take responsibility for UK's defensive miscues

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Austin MacGinnis said final kick had a chance

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UK football's C.J. Conrad: We've got to get better from this

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Kentucky has asked SEC for explanations of several calls Saturday

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UK's Nick Haynes on holding call: It's heartbreaking

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Benny Snell after Florida loss: 'We were the better team'

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Mark Stoops blames communication breakdowns for loss

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UK's communication breakdown: 'They didn't earn one touchdown'

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'It sucked': Stephen Johnson talks about UK's heartbreaking loss to Florida

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SEC's first black football player sees progress in race relations

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Mark Stoops: I take responsibility for UK's defensive miscues

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Kentucky has asked SEC for explanations of several calls Saturday

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