Nov. 7, 2012 —
Bryant loved to tell the story of how Adolph Rupp got a Cadillac for his national title in 1951 but Bryant received only a watch for his national championship the year before.
UK’s basketball numbers are staggering: most wins ever, highest winning percentage, most NCAA tournament victories, most tournament appearances, and eight national championships under five different coaches.
Barnhart is in the line of fire of those Big Blue fans who believe UK football should be as good as basketball.
Now all he has to do is find a football coach who can recruit, win some second-level bowl games and not mind playing second fiddle.