I feel like a broken record right about now and in here to recount yet another Kentucky loss. This time, the
Missouri Tigers were the victors, but the story is the same. An ineffective offense, turnovers and a porous defense doomed Kentucky yet again.
- The first two drives offensively
- JD Harmon’s two interceptions.
Room for improvement:
- Pretty much everything else.
- This has to be the most frustrating season ever for anyone who is as devout of a UK football fan as myself. There is clearly some stellar young talent in this team, but a cocktail of bad luck, bad execution, bad coaching, and bad timing have lead to one of the most forgettable years in recent memory. For the first time in I-don’t-know-how-long, I am actually eagerly anticipating basketball season’s arrival. Maybe it’s to end the embarrassment that has been this football season or maybe it’s just so I can get some closure on what has transpired in 2012, but five more weeks feels like an eternity right now.
- Missouri is not a very good football team but luckily for them, UK is worse. The offense has somehow managed to go back into the cams of ineffectiveness that we saw last season and could only muster 3 points out of 3 Missouri turnovers.
- Rather than dwell on the game, I think it’s time to accept that 2012 has officially become a lost season. In a year when Kentucky got 7 home games, without Alabama, LSU, Texas A&M, or Auburn on the schedule, it’s beginning to look like we will go 0-8 in the SEC. That is just not acceptable. Kentucky had a serious chance to move forward this season, but instead tumbled even further down.
- I really like Joker Phillips, but I have come to terms with the reality that this program will never see .500 again under his watch. While I think we have a couple of astounding assistant coaches, I think a complete regime change is in order for progress.
- As a Kentucky fan, the only word I can use to describe the Missouri game and the rest of this season, is ‘despair.’
- A likely loss to Vanderbilt and another to Ole Miss and Kentucky will be firmly in last place in the SEC.
- I don’t know where we go from here. I’ll be taking a look at the state of the entire program and throwing some ideas out there next week during Kentucky’s bye.
- This team needs a win against VANDY this weekend about as badly as any team has ever needed one. Lets hope the staff figures some things out this week.