Saturday is “Jared Lorenzen Day” at Kroger Field

Stoops and his team hope to honor the late UK quarterback

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LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – On Saturday, the Kentucky football team will host Arkansas, but they will be honoring someone who transcended the sport and was larger than life, former UK quarterback Jared Lorenzen.
Solid Blue fans will receiver a commemorative rally towel.
Also, Jared’s family and former teammates have all be invited to share in the day.
Coach Mark Stoops and his team also hope to honor him that day.
Check out the video for what Stoops had to say.

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com