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LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - Joker Phillips is out as UK's head football coach at the end of the season.

In an open letter to the "Big Blue Nation" on the UK Athletics website, Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart writes, "After much conversation, evaluation and prayer, I have determined it is in the best interest of our athletics program to make a change in our football coaching staff at the conclusion of the season."

The search for a new head coach will begin immediately and be managed internally. Join us at 6 p.m. for further details.

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