4 things every Kentucky fan needs to know today
Kentucky is off this week after its 34-27 overtime victory over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday, so let’s take a look at where the Wildcats are in the SEC and FBS stat books.
- Kentucky leads the SEC in red-zone offense, scoring on every trip inside the 20-yard line this season. The Wildcats have made 15 trips to the red zone and have scored seven passing touchdowns, four rushing touchdowns and four field goals.
- Kicker Austin MacGinnis has a “chance” to return to action against Auburn on Oct. 15.
- Where do the experts see Kentucky going bowling this season? Check out their updated picks.
- Defensive tackle Cory Johnson leads the nation in tackles among defensive linemen after just one tackle through Week 2 and missing the season opener. Johnson has 37 tackles, tied for 12th in the SEC.
Other Kentucky news from around the Internet
- The Lexington Courier-Journal’s Jon Hale wrote Patrick Towles remains Kentucky’s starting quarterback despite his first-half struggles in the win over Eastern Kentucky.
- Offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson also backs Towles, Hale and Kyle Tucker wrote.
- Hale also wrote running back Stanley “Boom” Williams is ready to return to the field after sitting out Saturday’s victory with what’s being called personal issues.
The best stories around the SEC
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- Leonard Fournette: “My focus is not on the Heisman”
- Auburn moving on after dismissal of Duke Williams
Boom says whatever his issues, they're behind him now. "I'm getting prepared for Auburn."
— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_CJ) October 6, 2015