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Kentucky-Mississippi State postgame notes, numbers

Kentucky Postgame Notes

Kentucky at Mississippi State

Davis Wade Stadium, Starkville, Miss., Oct. 24, 2013

FINAL SCORE: Mississippi State 28, Kentucky 22

Team Records and Series Notes

 

  • Kentucky is 1-6, 0-4 in the SEC.  Mississippi State is 4-3 overall, 1-2 in the league.
  • Kentucky leads the series, 21-20.  MSU has won five in a row.

 

 

Team Notes

 

  • Kentucky got 325 yards total offense, most this season against an SEC team.
  • UK’s 160 rushing yards is a season high vs. an SEC opponent.
  • The UK defense had eight tackles for loss against Mississippi State, which is the most it has recorded this season. The previous season high was seven against Miami (Ohio).
  • Kentucky returns to action Sat. Nov. 2 as the Wildcats play host to Alabama State.  It will be UK’s Homecoming with game time set for 7:30 p.m. EDT.  The game will be televised by Comcast Sports Southeast (CSS).

 

 

Individual Notes

 

  • Raymond Sanders rushed 15 times for 86 yards.  He moved past Alfred Rawls and Tony Dixon for 19th place on the UK career rushing list and now has 1,419 career yards.
  • Freshman running back JoJo Kemp rushed 15 times for 63 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown run that was his first collegiate TD.
  • Quarterback Maxwell Smith completed 18 of 34 passes for 160 yards and one touchdown.
  • Freshman wide receiver Ryan Timmons caught five passes for 69 yards, including a 51-yard touchdown reception that is the longest of his career.
  • Tight end Jordan Aumiller had a career-high four catches for 28 yards.
  • Linebacker Avery Williamson finished the game with 10 tackles.  He now has a streak of 26 consecutive games with at least three tackles. This was the fourth double-digit tackle game for Williamson this season.
  • Defensive end Bud Dupree had a season-high 13 tackles. This was the third double-digit tackle game of Dupree’s career.
  • Za’Darius Smith was part of two quarterback sacks in the third quarter (two one-half sacks), giving him 5.5 sacks on the season.
  • Cornerback Fred Tiller had a career-high nine tackles, including a pair of tackles for loss.
  • Freshman defensive back Marcus McWilson had a half sack in the game, the first of his career.
  • Joe Mansour’s 45-yard field goal in the second quarter is the longest of his career.  He added a 44-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.

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  1. frank

    Neal Brown playing Sucks

    1. frank

      I meant to say his play calling!

  2. Little Baron

    3rd & 7 in a game-deciding drive, with the clock winding down, and Whitlow is inserted to run the ball up the middle – for no gain, forcing a 4th & 7 game ending play that everyone knew had to be a pass. Not the 3rd down play I was expecting, but once Wbitlow went in, it was the play Miss State was expecting.

  3. Carter

    So many little things.

    1. RJ

      Yes so many little things and so many little things have not changed. A large part I why they have not changed is that this is essentially a Joker Phillips recruted team. This staff will recruit more talent but they are not here het.

  4. Hal mumme

    I took Bill Currys players, picked one quarterback, and made football cool again.

  5. Hal mumme

    This has got to mean that Towles is gone. He can’t even be put in when both guys ahead of him are injured. Poor management of this young man since he has been here.

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