G. Williams, Jarmon are Game Captains

Jan. 1, 2009

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Offensive tackle Garry Williams and defensive end Jeremy Jarmon will be the game captains for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

Williams, a senior from Louisville, Ky., was a second-team All-Southeastern Conference honoree by SEC coaches, The Associated Press and Phil Steele’s College Football magazine. Jarmon, a junior from Collierville, Tenn. (near Memphis), also was a second-team All-SEC pick by Phil Steele’s College Football.

Williams and Jarmon will join permanent captains Braxton Kelley and Tony Dixon at the pregame coin toss.

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.

The AutoZone Liberty Bowl will be played Friday, Jan. 2, at 5 p.m. EST (4 p.m. CST in Memphis). The game will be televised by ESPN and also will be carried on ESPN Radio, the Big Blue Sports Network (radio) and on ESPN360.com.

Forecast Looking Good: There is a favorable weather forecast for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Fri. Jan. 2. The website weather.com calls for a high of 57 degrees with partly cloudy skies and winds at five miles per hour.

Catwalkin’ in Memphis: Kentucky fans are invited to participate in “Cat Walk” on Friday by cheering the players when they arrive at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.

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.