John Clay is a sports columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader. A native of Central Kentucky, he covered UK football from 1987 until being named sports columnist in 2000. He has covered 20 Final Fours and 37 consecutive Kentucky Derbys.
The Kentucky Wildcats lost 28-13 to Mississippi State in a college football game in Starkville. UK next travels to South Carolina. John Clay and Mark Story of the Herald-Leader review the Cats’ prospects.