For Release: 2010-03-09 10:26:00
University of Kentucky head football coach Joker Phillips discusses his new job and his Kentucky roots on the next Connections with Renee Shaw, airing Friday, March 26 at 5/4 p.m. CT on KET2 and Sunday, March 28 at 1:30/12:30 p.m. CT on KET.
Phillips first describes growing up in the tight-knit community of
Phillips also discusses becoming the head coach at his alma mater, his relationship with former coach Rich Brooks and his thoughts about being the first African-American head football coach at
Finally, the coach talks about his goals at
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