Media Off And Running With Kentucky Football

James Whalen is one of<br>several Wildcats who has<br>received national exposure<br>in recent weeks.

James Whalen is one of
several Wildcats who has
received national exposure
in recent weeks.

Oct. 21, 1999

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

Earlier this week, selected its most surprising players of the 1999 college football season. At No. 2 on the list was a dual entry, 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, will be aired on the Fox Sports Network during the week of Nov. 1-6.

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

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



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