Kentucky's starting QB? Still Hartline

Posted by:  Rich Miller

Kentucky offensive coordinator Joker Phillips says Mike Hartline will start his third straight game at quarterback for the Wildcats on Saturday.

Phillips said after practice Thursday that Hartline will get the first series against Middle Tennessee State. However, head coach Rich Brooks has said both Hartline and freshman speedster Randall Cobb will see significant playing time.

Cobb relieved Hartline against Norfolk State and threw for one TD and ran for two others. Hartline and Cobb both said Thursday they don't care who gets the first snap.

Before Phillips disclosed Hartline's start, Brooks was asked if he had made a decision. He said he was nearing one but had nothing to announce.

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