News:La'Rod King caught 10 passes for 78 yards at Tennessee on Saturday.
Analysis:La'Rod King's senior campaign suffered mightily once starter Maxwell Smith was lost for the season. He finishes 2012 with 48 catches for 488 yards and four touchdowns.
News:La'Rod King had four receptions for 45 yards on Saturday against Georgia.
Analysis: After opening the season with 23 receptions for 214 yards in the first three games, the senior has 12 receptions in his last five games. La'Rod King does have four touchdowns this season.
News:La'Rod King caught two passes for 46 yards and a touchdown against Mississippi State on Saturday.
Analysis:La'Rod King scored for the second time this season, but has been held to three catches or fewer in each of the last three contests. The uncertainty at the quarterback position won't hurt his cause, either.
News:La'Rod King caught three passes for 13 yards at Florida on Saturday.
Analysis: The Wildcat offense struggled as a whole with Maxwell Smith (shoulder) missing from under center. La'Rod King's task won't get any easier next week against South Carolina, with or without Smith.
News:La'Rod King hauled in 10 passes for 84 yards against WKU on Saturday.
Analysis:La'Rod King continues to be the top target in the Wildcat offense. With QB Maxwell Smith showing his effectiveness throwing the pigskin, King could be a sleeper moving forward.
News:La'Rod King hauled in seven passes for 77 yards and a touchdown at Louisville on Sunday.
Analysis: Not surprisingly, La'Rod King led the Wildcats in receiving, and should be expected to do the same moving forward.
News: Not surprisingly, La'Rod King has been listed as a starting wideout for the Wildcats, along with fellow seniors EJ Fields and Gene McCaskill, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
Analysis:La'Rod King is clearly the top target in this offense, and should benefit from better quarterback play this season in the form of Maxwell Smith.
News: After spending the spring in coach Joker Phillips' dog house, La'Rod King has resumed a leadership role for the Wildcats, the Courier-Journal reports.
Analysis: "He's got a young group behind him and he's the most experienced guy in that group, by far," Coach Phillips said. "It's not even close. A lot of it was put on him this summer to try to lead the guys. He has the stripes to lead, and we need that from him. He did a really good job of that this summer. There's a couple guys that can help us in this class that just came on campus." La'Rod King caught 40 passes for 598 yards and seven touchdowns in 2011.
News: The emergence of Maxwell Smith against Ole Miss yielded two 100-yard receivers. Matt Roark led the team with seven catches for 116 yards while La'Rod King had three grabs for 102 yards and a score.
Analysis: The Kentucky offense looked really good with Smith at the helm, but it remains to be seen if he can keep up this type of performance.
News: Kentucky receiver La'Rod King is "banged up" but has practiced this week in a non-contact jersey.
Analysis: We assume King will play this week against Ole Miss, but he is clearly not 100 percent.
News: If Kentucky quarterback Morgan Newton throws a touchdown, it is more likely than not that it went to receiver La'Rod King. Well in the win over Jacksonville State, Newton tossed two scores and King was the recipient of both. King finished with five catches for 84 yards and two touchdowns.
Analysis: King was a good start this week but don't expect this type of performance for the rest of the season.
News: Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips plans to scale back the offense and get rid of plays that just are not working for the Wildcats. Phillips says that part of the offense's problem is that it needs to work on the fundamentals.
Analysis: When a team needs to work on fundamentals entering into the fourth week of the season, it is a sign that the ship is sinking. Stay away from Morgan Newton, La'Rod King, Josh Clemons and all other Wildcats.
News: While the Kentucky offense still has a lot of work to do, wide receiver La'Rod King had a productive game against Central Michigan as he finished with 100 yards and a score.
Analysis: King is the team's top target but like the rest of the offense, he goes as Morgan Newton goes.
News: Kentucky wide receiver La'Rod King knows he needs to step up on the field as a go-to receiver, but he is equally concerned with stepping up off the field as a go-to leader for a youthful receiving corps. "I'm texting them constantly," he says of the young receiving corps. "We want everybody on the same page. ... If you're not on them, they don't know what to do."
Analysis: King is a big target who snagged 36 passes for 478 yards and four scores despite sharing time with Chris Matthews and Randall Cobb. King could feasibly double that production and his leadership will go far to bring along talented youngsters like Brian Adams.
News: With Chris Matthews and Randall Cobb gone from Lexington, logic suggests that the receiving load falls on the shoulders of La'Rod King. King understands that people are expecting him to step up but says, "I told our team we’re only as good as our weakest receiver, and I don’t want to be labeled as the No. 1 receiver. I want to be labeled as just a go-to guy."
Analysis: King is a big target for new starting quarterback Morgan Newton, and after catching 37 passes for 478 yards and five scores, it is feasible that he could double those numbers this year.
News: King had three catches for 88 yards and two touchdowns Saturday against Georgia.
Analysis: That's back-to-back two touchdown weeks for King. He only had three catches, but he made the most of them. He makes for an interesting play in two weeks against Charleston Southern for owners desperate for a second wide receiver.
News: King had four catches for 38 yards and two touchdowns Saturday against South Carolina.
Analysis: With running back Derrick Locke out with an injury, Kentucky was intent on passing the ball. King benefitted from two red zone touchdown catches. He may be an interesting flex play, but don't count on it. The emergence of Matthews could hurt him.
News: King caught four passes for 44 yards against Florida Saturday.
Analysis: King has been active participant in Kentucky's surprisingly good passing attack, but he's only the third receiver in the offense and thus has mostly no fantasy value.
News: King caught three passes for 16 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's victory over Western Kentucky.
Analysis: King is merely an accessory in an aerial attack that features Randall Cobb. Keep King off your team unless Cobb goes down with an injury.