Media Off And Running With Kentucky Football

Oct. 21, 1999

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The recent surge by the Kentucky football team continues to generate national publicityfor the Wildcats.

Earlier this week, selected its most surprising playersof the 1999 college football season. At No. 2 on the list was a dualentry, Kentucky quarterback Dusty Bonner and tight end James Whalen.

On Wednesday, the nationally syndicated college football show"The Slant" came to campus to do a story on tight end James Whalen."The Slant," which is produced by Lexington's Host Communications, willbe aired on the Fox Sports Network during the week of Nov. 1-6.

This week's issue of Sports Illustrated has a story on runningback A. J. Simon in the college football section. The story is aboutSimon's success in executing fake punts. The story also can be viewedon

ABC Sports Online ( has picked a "First HalfAll-American Team," which includes Kentucky tight end James Whalen.Whalen has 57 receptions this season for 645 yards and five touchdowns.