KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES
Vanderbilt at Kentucky
Commonwealth Stadium, Nov. 3, 2012
FINAL SCORE: Vanderbilt 40, Kentucky 0
Team Records and Series Notes
- Kentucky is 1-9 overall, 0-7 in the Southeastern Conference. Vanderbilt is 5-4 overall, 3-3 in league play.
- Kentucky leads the series 41-40-4, including 22-15-2 in Lexington.
- Kentucky has an open date Nov. 10 before returning to action Sat. Nov. 17 at home vs. Samford. Game time and television information will be announced Monday.
- The Wildcats had their sixth 100-yard rushing game of the year, rushing for 101 yards.
- Kentucky entered the game having played the toughest schedule in the nation, according to Anderson and Hester computer ratings used in the official BCS rankings.
- Kentucky is fielding one of the nation’s youngest teams, playing 14 true freshmen and 26 total (true and redshirt) frosh, one of the nation’s top-five teams in each category. UK also has played 15 first-time starters this season, one of the nation’s top-10 teams in that category.
- Linebacker Avery Williamson, who entered the game leading the league in total tackles, had a career-high 20 tackles. He is the first UK player with 20 or more tackles since Chad Anderson made 21 tackles against Georgia in 2003.
- Wide receiver Demarco Robinson caught a career-long 35 yarder in the second quarter.
- Senior wide receiver Aaron Boyd caught three passes for 28 yards, marking the first time since the WKU game Boyd has had multiple catches in a game.
- Punter Landon Foster has four straight games with a punt of at least 50 yards. Foster punted seven times for a 42.4 yard average, with two inside the 20.
- Defensive back Ashely Lowery recorded his first career interception in the third quarter. Lowery finished with a career-high nine tackles, eclipsing his previous career high of eight tackles in the opener vs. Louisville.
- Freshman wide receiver A.J. Legree recorded a career-high three catches for 47 yards.
- Freshman quarterback Patrick Towles attempted a career-high 23 passes, recording a career-best 93 yards.