Latest Will Levis News

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Unbeaten Kansas left out again

Sep. 26, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

Not quite, Kansas. A 4-0 start put the Jayhawks atop the others receiving votes pile Sunday in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank, 41 points behind No. 25 Kansas State. The Jayhawks have not been ranked since mid-October 2009, a dry...

Levis' 4 TDs help No. 8 Kentucky hold off Northern Illinois

Sep. 25, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Otherwise under siege in the pocket, Will Levis got just enough protection to make big throws when No. 8 Kentucky needed them. The quarterback tied a career best with four touchdown passes, including critical scores of 70 and 40 yards to Barion Brown and...

No. 8 Kentucky seeks more improvement vs Northern Illinois

Sep. 22, 2022 10:20 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Cleaner play would really please Kentucky coach Mark Stoops. Although the No. 8 Wildcats (3-0) have had good moments achieving their highest ranking since 2007, they haven't been consistent. Penalties, sacks and fumbles have stalled the offensive flow at...

Levis helps No. 9 Kentucky shut out Youngstown State 31-0

Sep. 17, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — An effective combination of punishing defense and Will Levis' arm helped quell any concerns about No. 9 Kentucky letting down after a big victory. Levis accounted for three touchdowns, Kavosiey Smoke ran for a score and the Wildcats shook off a slow start to...

No. 9 Kentucky aims to get sharper against Youngstown State

Sep. 15, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s euphoria after a big victory and lofty ranking has given way to trying to improve multiple phases. The No. 9 Wildcats (2-0) hope a two-week stretch of non-conference games help their development, though Saturday’s inaugural meeting against...

No. 20 Kentucky handles Richardson, topples No. 12 Florida

Sep. 10, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Much of the hype surrounding Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson was dashed, or at least diminished, in the Swamp on Saturday night. No. 20 Kentucky intercepted Richardson twice, including one Keidron Smith returned 65 yards for a touchdown, and the...

All eyes on Richardson as Kentucky, Florida begin SEC play

Sep. 08, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Richardson dazzled a packed Swamp in Florida’s season opener, delivering more feel-good moments than anyone honestly could have expected. Long runs, precise throws, broken tackles, clutch plays, a whirly-bird 2-point conversation, the go-ahead...

Florida hosts Kentucky, hopes to prove opener was no fluke

Sep. 08, 2022 12:04 PM EDT

No. 20 Kentucky (1-0) at No. 12 Florida (1-0), Saturday, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: Florida by 5 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Florida leads 53-19, although the teams have split the last four meetings. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Should Georgia be No. 1?

Sep. 07, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

Florida entered The Associated Press college football poll with a jolt. The first regular-season AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank didn't have much turnover Tuesday because only one ranked team lost to an unranked team. That was Utah falling at the Swamp to the Gators. ...

No. 20 Kentucky routs Miami (Ohio), Stoops ties wins record

Sep. 04, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ahead but inconsistent after 30 minutes of play, No. 20 Kentucky needed just 62 seconds to right things and earn a significant win for coach Mark Stoops. Barion Brown returned the second-half kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, Keidron Smith’s fumble return...