Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops, center, has nine defensive starters back from UK's 2017 Music City Bowl team.
Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops, center, has nine defensive starters back from UK's 2017 Music City Bowl team. Alex Slitz aslitz@herald-leader.com
Kentucky Coach Mark Stoops, center, has nine defensive starters back from UK's 2017 Music City Bowl team. Alex Slitz aslitz@herald-leader.com

Is this the year UK's Stoops finally gets a quality defense on the field?

July 09, 2018 05:36 PM

About Mark Story

Mark Story

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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.