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  • Bohanna playing his best football now

    By LARRY VAUGHT


    Photo: Vicky Graff

    Freshman defensive line Quinton Bohanna had his best game against Tennessee last week and even coach Mark Stoops had to admit Monday that he did well in "all phases" of his play.

    "He executed his assignment on blitzes and certain techniques that we needed to be better than we were a year ago. He executes some things and had some awareness. He was physical. He played with great effort. He did some good things, very good. Made tackles," Stoops said.

    "Theres been more production out of that position than weve had in awhile. Hes done some good things. Hes actually our player of the week defensively within our own team. Hes our defensive player of the week.

    He's moved ahead of senior nose guard Matt Elam and provided solid play along with starter Naquez Pringle.

    I think he has probably exceeded my expectations for his first year. I knew he was going to be a very good football player. Hes played well as a freshman. Thats a tough position, as you know. Playing nose in this league, youre getting banged around pretty good," Stoops said.

    The coach said good defenses have to be "firm up the middle" and that Bohanna's quickness helps him execute certain techniques better than other UK nose guards.

    "For a big body to be quick in his movements is important, but hes also very stout and disruptive. its very easy to get doubled and bounced out of there. So basically up the middle, youve gotta be strong at the point of attack. Hes not getting bounced around," Stoops said.

    Even better, he will have three more years to play for Kentucky and maybe give Stoops an anchor in the defensive front he's not had during his time at UK.

    "Very grateful that hes here. I love his attitude. Our players like him. Hes got a great demeanor about him. Hes very focused. Hes on a mission and I just like the way he handles business. If he continues to progress, he has a chance to be a really good player," Stoops said.
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    Comments 7 Comments
    1. Catfan73's Avatar
      Catfan73 -
      Wasn't it Bohanna that caught UT's center flinching and bowled him over, resulting in a false start penalty? Very heads up play on his part.
    1. CatQuick's Avatar
      CatQuick -
      This position has been a missing link for us during the Stoops era. You have to figure Bohanna will be get better each game for the rest of this year and then with another year to get stronger, he has stud written all over him.
    1. Kacat's Avatar
      Kacat -
      Quote Originally Posted by Catfan73 View Post
      Wasn't it Bohanna that caught UT's center flinching and bowled him over, resulting in a false start penalty? Very heads up play on his part.
      Yup
    1. KMSBball's Avatar
      KMSBball -
      Glad that he’s stepping up. Must be hard for Elam to have been passed by a freshman. Happy for the kid but sad for Matt.
    1. MickintheHam's Avatar
      MickintheHam -
      I believe this guy is the difference between winning and losing against UT
    1. ETWNAPPEL's Avatar
      ETWNAPPEL -
      Quote Originally Posted by MickintheHam View Post
      I believe this guy is the difference between winning and losing against UT
      Him and SJ!
    1. Terry Blue's Avatar
      Terry Blue -
      There,s a guy named Benny Snell who was most important, 190 yds and 3 tds
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