Florida 14 Kentucky 9

Florida at KentuckyCommonwealth Stadium — Lexington, Ky.

Sept. 19, 2015

 

FINAL SCORE: Florida 14, Kentucky 9

Attendance: 63,040

Team Records and Series Notes

Kentucky is 2-1, 1-1 in the Southeastern Conference. Florida is 3-0, 1-0 in the SEC.

Florida leads the all-time series, 49-17, including a 20-10 mark in games played in Lexington.

Florida has won 29 consecutive meetings, the longest active streak in the nation.

Kentucky will return to action on Saturday, Sept. 26 vs. Missouri at The New Commonwealth Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. ET

Team Notes

UK blocked a field goal for the first time since Bud Dupree did on Oct. 11, 2014 vs. UL Monroe.

Kentucky held Florida to 245 yards of total offense, the fewest yards allowed to the Gators since holding Florida to 241 yards in a 1986 win, 10-3.

The Wildcats have converted on 20 consecutive red-zone opportunities, dating back to Oct. 25, 2014 in the Mississippi State game.

Kentucky’s game captains were Melvin Lewis, A.J. Stamps, Jordan Swindle and Patrick Towles for the second time in three games.

UK has forced its opponent into a three and out on its first possession in two of three games of 2015.

The Wildcats are 8-8 at Commonwealth Stadium in the Stoops era, including 1-1 in 2015.

 

Individual Notes

Sophomore Austin MacGinnis made a 29-yard field goal in the first quarter, a 22-yard field goal and a season-long 45-yard kick in the fourth quarter, making him 6-for-7 in 2015 and 27-for-34 in his career.

MacGinnis is 8-for-9 in his career from 20-29 yards.

MacGinnis is 8-for-10 from 40-49 yards in his career.

Senior DE Farrington Huguenin notched his second career tackle for a loss.

Huguenin had a career high seven tackles, the second straight week he has set new career highs in tackles.

Junior CB J.D. Harmon intercepted his fourth career pass and the second of 2015.

Harmon had a QB hurry for the first time in 2015 and the fourth in his career.

Junior QB Patrick Towles rushed for a season-long 33 yard scramble in the third quarter.

It marked the second-longest rush of his career and the longest since a 48-yard scamper in 2014.

Towles threw for 126 yards, giving him 3,526 yards passing in his career, passing Pookie Jones for ninth in UK history.

Junior RB Jojo Kemp rushed eight times for 22 yards and now has 992 rushing yards in his career.

Sophomore RB Boom Williams rushed a team-leading 16 times for 80 yards.

Williams narrowly missed four consecutive 100+ yard rushing performances, with Derrick Locke the last to accomplish the feat with four straight in 2010.

Sophomore WR Garrett Johnson has a catch in eight consecutive games and in 13 of his 15 career games.

Senior DT Cory Johnson blocked his first career field goal.

Johnson totaled his first sack of the year and now has three in his career.

Johnson finished with a career-high six tackles.

Junior WR Ryan Timmons had a catch for 20 yards and now has 930 yards receiving in his career.

Senior P Landon Foster, senior LB Khalid Henderson and senior DE Farrington Huguenin played in their team-leading 39th career games.

Junior C Jon Toth started his club-leading 26th consecutive game.

Senior S A.J. Stamps broke up a pass and now has seven pass break-ups in his career and three in 2015.

Sophomore LG Nick Haynes made his first career start.

Sophomore DT Regie Meant recorded his first sack of the year and the third of his career.

Senior DE/LB Jabari Johnson recorded his first career sack.

Sophomore WR Jeff Badet caught a season-long 45-yard pass.

Sophomore WR Joey Herrick had a career-high four tackles.

 

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