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, ESPN.com 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 CNNSI.com.

ABC Sports Online (abccfb.com) 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.