Mark Story

December 2, 2013

Mark Story: Seven reasons to be optimistic about the future of UK football

I fall among those who, frankly, thought there would be more tangible signs of on-the-field improvement in the first year of the Mark Stoops coaching regime. Still, there are at least seven reasons for The Long-Suffering UK Football Fan to feel optimistic about the future.

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About Mark Story

Mark Story


I am a native Kentuckian, a graduate of North Hardin High School (Radcliff) and the University of Kentucky. I came to the Herald-Leader in the glamorous position of agate clerk on Aug. 27, 1990. Since that time, I’ve worked as small-college beat reporter, sports enterprise/investigative reporter and, since August, 2001, as a full-time sports columnist.