News:Raymond Sanders rushed 16 times for 54 yards at Tennessee on Saturday, while also catching six passes for 26 yards out of the backfield.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders was the leading rusher for the Wildcats in 2012 but will likely have to earn the starting job next season against the likes of Jonathan George, Josh Clemons and others.
News:Raymond Sanders rushed 15 times for 123 yards and a touchdown against Samford on Saturday.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders has scored in three of the last four games for the Wildcats, and is a decent bet to find the end zone again at Tennessee on Saturday.
News:Raymond Sanders rushed seven times for 32 yards against Vandy last Saturday.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders received half as many carries as fellow running back Jonathan George. The Wildcats get lowly Samford on November 17, looking for just their second of the season.
News:Raymond Sanders rushed 11 times for 64 yards and a touchdown at Mizzou on Saturday.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders also returned two kicks for 56 yards. He has now scored in consecutive weeks, and is averaging 5.2 yards per carry this season. Sanders could be a sleeper play next weekend against Vanderbilt.
News:Raymond Sanders had 18 carries for 72 yards and a touchdown on Saturday against Georgia. He added a reception for nine yards.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders' 18 carries were his season-high. He has scored three touchdowns and looks to be in a nice timeshare with Jonathan George.
News:Raymond Sanders (knee) rushed 13 times for 43 yards against Mississippi State on Saturday.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders received the bulk of the load out of the backfield with CoShik Williams (hip) sidelined. Jonathan George also received 10 carries, though managed just 10 yards.
News:Raymond Sanders suffered a knee injury in Saturday's loss to South Carolina, Scout.com reports. However, he's expected to play this week and split carries with with Jonathan George since CoShik Williams is out with a hip injury, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders should see an increased workload with Williams out, assuming his knee injury is minor.
News:Raymond Sanders rushed 10 times for 48 yards at Florida on Saturday.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders missed last week's game due to a suspension stemming from a charge for possession of marijuana. It appears he has lost touches to Jonathan George as well.
News:Raymond Sanders missed last week's loss to loss to Western Kentucky as he was suspended after he was charged with possession of marijuana, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. Coach Joker Phillips said that Sanders will return this week.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders has fallen to third on the depth chart behind Jonathan George and CoShik Williams, with George set to start this week against Florida.
News:Raymond Sanders rushed 13 times for 115 yards and a touchdown against Kent State on Saturday.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders started in place of the injured CoShik Williams (back) and exploded for a 67-yard touchdown run, averaging 8.8 YPC for the game. He could be a sleeper if Williams remains sidelined.
News:Raymond Sanders will start at running back Saturday against Kent State due to the injury to Coshik Williams (back), Jen Smith of the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
Analysis: Williams notched 61 yards out of the backfield on just six touches last week at Louisville, while Williams received 13 touches. Raymond Sanders should receive the bulk of the work this week against the Golden Flashes.
News:Raymond Sanders rushed three times for 38 yards at Louisville on Saturday, while also catching three balls for 23 yards out of the backfield.
Analysis:Raymond Sanders also lost a fumble, which certainly did not help his cause. Fellow running back CoShik Williams received 13 touches directly out of the backfield, leaving Sanders on the wrong end of the timeshare.
News: With Josh Clemons nursing a knee injury, Raymond Sanders finds himself in competition with CoShik Williams for the starting running back slot, the Lexington Herald Leader reports.
Analysis: Though running backs coach Steve Pardue noted last week that the race between the two backs was extremely tight, Williams sprained his foot over the weekend in a scrimmage and was seen in a walking boot Tuesday. This certainly bodes well for the 5-8 junior's chances to start; Raymond Sanders battled injuries of his own in 2011, but finally appears healthy.
News: The offensive woes of Kentucky did not get any better against Georgia as quarterback Maxwell Smith passed for 133 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. The ground game was led by Raymond Sanders who mustered a meager 37 yards.
Analysis: Next year Smith is a name to watch, but there are no signs of life around Lexington right now.
News: Kentucky running backs Coshik Williams (foot) and Raymond Sanders (ankle) have been limited in practice this week.
Analysis: The duo's status for this week's game against Ole Miss remains questionable, but Williams seems more likely to play.
News: Kentucky running back Raymond Sanders is unlikely to play against Mississippi State this weekend after suffering a high-ankle sprain against Jacksonville State.
Analysis: In Sanders' absence, Coshik Williams did a good job, but they will need much more production from the ground game if they hope to beat the Bulldogs.
News: They say when it rains, it pours and it is as such for the Kentucky football team. The Wildcat's offense was dealt a huge blow in the loss of running back Josh Clemons for the season with a torn meniscus in his knee.
Analysis: Clemons was the most promising offensive weapon for the Wildcats but now it will be up to Coshik Williams and Raymond Sanders to step it up.
News: Kentucky's offense gets a boost in the return of running back Raymond Sanders. Sanders has been practicing all week and should be good to go against South Carolina.
Analysis: Look for Sanders to share time with Josh Clemons and hopefully his return can equal some more points for the Wildcats.
News: With the injury to Raymond Sanders, Kentucky running back Coshik Williams could start seeing more playing time.
Analysis:Josh Clemons is a rising star but is hampered by an overall bad offense. It is best to shy away from Kentucky for a while.
News: With Raymond Sanders out with injury, Kentucky freshman running back Josh Clemons is expected to play a much more integral role in the offense. Clemons looks to bring power and speed when rushing the ball as well as an ability to catch passes out of the backfield.
Analysis: Clemons is very talented and will be a star in years to come. This year, he could do big things if the quarterback play can improve.
News: Kentucky running back Raymond Sanders is expected to be out 2-3 weeks with a knee injury suffered in practice. In his stead, the Wildcats will look to freshman Josh Clemons.
Analysis: Clemons has shined in his short time as a Wildcat and, against rival Louisville, he will get the chance to do it on a big stage.
News: In the win over Central Michigan, it was freshman running back Josh Clemons who led the Wilcats' offense with 126 yards and a score on just 14 carries.
Analysis: Clemons looks to have usurped Raymond Sanders as the lead back for Kentucky but will still have trouble finding running lanes until Morgan Newton grows as a passer.
News: Kentucky running back Raymond Sanders knows that the Wildcats have had some amazing playmakers in the past, like Randall Cobb and Derrick Locke, but says "I want to be better than those guys."
Analysis: Sanders showed signs of brilliance last year as a true freshman, and while he will doubtfully ever fill the cleats of Cobb, he should pair up with Morgan Newton to give the 'Cats a potent backfield.
News: Kentucky coaches are being cautious with running back Raymond Sanders in practice as he continues to regain his from after having arthroscopic knee surgery in June. Sanders deemed himself "85 percent" last week.
Analysis: Sanders is expected to lead the Wildcats ground game and is a decent late-round sleeper pick.
News: Last season Kentucky running back Raymond Sanders showed glimpses of being a huge playmaker in the mold of former Wildcat Rafael Little when he gouged Georgia for 79 rushing yards and another 77 receiving. ESPN blogger Edward Aschoff named Sanders the X-Factor for the Wildcats as his playmaking ability should help along new starter Morgan Newton.
Analysis: Sanders could lose some carries to Coshik Williams or incoming freshmen Josh Clemons and Marcus Caffey, but he should still be a nice option in SEC leagues and a late rounder in larger leagues.
News: Kentucky running back Raymond Sanders had surgery on his knee to repair some cartilage but UK officials say the talented sophomore should be ready in time for practice this August.
Analysis: Sanders is being counted on to build off of a solid freshman season and be the go-to rusher for the Cats. He should be considered a RB4 in BCS leagues.