Brooks names game captains
2009 Autozone Libery Bowl
2009 Autozone Libery Bowl
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Posted Jan 1, 2009
Keith Bays

The Wildcats went through their final on-field game preparations with a walk-through on Thursday, and Rich Brooks named Jermey Jarmon & Garry Williams as game captains, they will join Tony Dixon & Braxton Kelley for the pregame coin toss. Kentucky enters the game with the nation's 2nd longest non-conference win streak, 13 games. The last non-conference loss came in the 2006 season opener.

Rich Brooks announced that when his Kentucky Wildcats take the field for their final game of the 2008-2009 academic year offensive tackle Garry Williams and defensive end Jeremy Jarmon will be the game captains.

Williams, a senior, was honored by SEC coaches as a second team All SEC performer. The AP included Jarmon, a junior, among its second team All SEC selections.

The game captains, as is customary under the Rich Brooks regime, will join permanent captains Tony Dixon and Braxton Kelly at midfield for the pregame coin toss.

The Wildcats had their final on-field preparation on Thursday as the team went through a brief walk-through. Following the walk-through the Wildcats lined up in the stadium stands of the Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium for a team photograph.

The Wildcats enter the game with the nation’s second longest non-conference winning streak. The thirteen game streak against non-conference opponents dates back to 2006. The last Wildcat loss on the grid iron to a non-conference opponent was the season opener against Louisville that season.

Wildcat Walk-Through: The Kentucky football team had a brief walk-through practice Thursday afternoon at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium as the Wildcats had their final on-field preparation for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.

Following the practice, the Wildcats lined up in the stadium stands for a team photograph.

For those UK fans planning to participate in the “Cat Walk” according to a UK media release, “Fans should be at the stadium by 1:45 p.m. Central time. The team buses will arrive via Mississippi Avenue and stop where the avenue dead-ends (press box side of the stadium). The players will walk past Gate 4 and enter the South Tunnel of the stadium.”

For those fans not lucky enough to be in Memphis to watch the game live they can watch it on ESPN; or listen to the game on the radio through the Big Blue Sports Network or ESPN Radio. The game feed will also be available online through

Game time is set for 5 PM EST (4 PM CST).

Go Cats!

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