The Question That Should Determine Whether Joker Phillips Is Fired

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The Question That Should Determine Whether Joker Phillips Is Fired
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The Monday after the loss ensuring that Kentucky will have its third straight losing football season under head coach Joker Phillips came without any announcement about the coach's future. In 1996, on the Monday after a loss at LSU that ensured that Bill Curry's seventh season as UK head man could not produce a winning record, then-UK Athletics Director C.M. Newton announced that Curry would not return for 1997. That current UK AD Mitch Barnhart made no such call Monday could mean that Phillips (12-21 overall) and his team (1-7, 0-5 SEC) still have a chance to save the embattled head man's job. Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/2012/10/22/2380721/mark-story-the-question-that-should.html#storylink=cpy

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