Friday notes and links:
▪ UK wants fans to lift up football team with better attendance, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader.
▪ NFL teams reportedly inquiring about Packers’ Randall Cobb, reports Aaron Nagler of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
▪ Kentucky basketball’s 2018-19 non-conference schedule possibly toughest John Calipari has faced at UK, reports Jerry Tipton of the Herald-Leader.
▪ Kentucky women’s basketball schedule for 2018-19, reports Jennifer Smith of the Herald-Leader.
▪ Michigan loses to team that Kentucky defeated in the Bahamas, reports Jared Peck of the Herald-Leader.
▪ What Urban Meyer imbroglio says about big-time college sports, writes Mark Story of the Herald-Leader.
▪ Disingenuous Urban Meyer gets a kiss on the cheek, says Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel.
▪ Will Muschamp makes promise to South Carolina football, reports Josh Kendall of The State.
▪ For South Carolina safeties, size doesn’t matter as much as talent, reports David Cloninger of the Charleston Post and Courier.
▪ Wife of Tennessee coach could be Vols’ best recruiting tool, reports Mary Constatine of the Knoxville News-Sentinel.
▪ Jimbo Fisher getting revved up at Texas A&M, reports Robert Cessna of the Bryan/College Station Eagle.
▪ Former Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett named starter at South Florida, reports Matt Zenitz of the Birmingham News.
▪ Georgia’s D’Andre Walker aware of his place in NFL pipeline, reports David Paschall of the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
▪ Florida quarterback won’t be game-time decision for opener, reports Robbie Andreu of the Gainesville Sun.
▪ Florida freshman corner working way into rotation, reports Edgar Thompson of the Orlando Sentinel.
▪ Daniel Parker switches positions at Missouri, reports Aaron Reiss of the Kansas City Star.
▪ Ole Miss defense leaning on its secondary, reports Maddie Lee of the Clarion-Ledger.
▪ Benito Jones pushing through the pain at Ole Miss, reports Parrish Alford of the NE Mississippi Daily Journal.
▪ LSU football gets a ray of light it badly needed, reports Scott Rabalais of The Advocate.
▪ Stanford transfer making grade at LSU, reports Glenn Guilbeau of the Shreveport Times.
▪ Arkansas kicker maintains consistency, reports Bob Holt of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
▪ Cherry juice is the secret weapon of Penn State football, reports Mike Jensen of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
▪ Keeping Will Healy at Austin Peay is goal of new athletic director, reports Mike Organ of the Tennessean.
▪ UK women’s soccer wins in overtime, reports Herald-Leader.