Kentucky has received plenty of respect from college football national writer Phil Steele as many experts in the sport start to make preseason predictions. In Steele’s highly regarded College Football Preview magazine, he tabbed the Cats as the No. 21 team in the country going into next season.
Here is Steele’s top 25:
As you can see, UK is one of eight SEC teams in the college football expert’s top 25, and directly a spot below rival Tennessee. The Cats are also currently scheduled to play four of the eight SEC teams listed (Georgia, Florida, Auburn, Tennessee).
Phil Steele also recently named nine Wildcats onto his preseason All-SEC lists, and included senior punter Max Duffy and junior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard onto his list of All-Americans.
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