Joker gets a different kind of #1 ranking

Mrs. Tyler Thompsonabout 9 years


After a disappointing loss to Louisville on Sunday, Joker Phillips has been given a different type of #1 ranking by Athlon Sports: #1 coach on the hot seat.
1. Joker Phillips, Kentucky Last Week's Rank: 2 Record at Kentucky: 11-15 (3rd season) 2012 Record: 0-1 Losing handily to a rival is enough for Phillips to claim the top spot after Week 1. The Wildcats showed some signs of life on offense, but the defense had no answer for Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Kentucky should get into the win column against Kent State this Saturday, but Phillips needs to pickup a few wins in SEC play this year.
For comparison's sake, Derek Dooley is #16, a thirteen-spot jump in the right direction after his team beat NC State. Time to start winning...

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