UK Football

October 29, 2012

Mark Story: How much blame should Mitch Barnhart get for UK football decline?

Joker Phillips' coaching tenure seems to have jumped the tracks and UK AD Mitch Barnhart, who promoted him, bears responsibility for how the hire has worked out. Still, even if Phillips does not survive, a fair evaluation of Barnhart's overall impact on Kentucky football since 2002 is not nearly as negative as many in a frustrated UK fan base now wish to portray.

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