* Kentucky linebacker Jordan Jones has been declared ineligible for the Citrus Bowl. A Kentucky football spokesman confirmed Tuesday that Jones will not play for the Wildcats (9-3) on Jan. 1 against Penn State (9-3) in Orlando, Florida. No reason or further details were given. The 6-foot-2, 218-pound Jones was fifth on the team this season with 68 tackles, including 5½ for loss and 1½ sacks. The Youngstown, Ohio, native played the season’s final four games with a broken hand but was cleared to play in the Citrus Bowl.
* The No. 14 Kentucky Wildcats (9-3) will face off against No. 12 the Penn State Nittany Lions on Jan. 1, 2019 at 1 p.m. in UK’s first New Year’s Day bowl appearance in 20 years.