LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky held on in the final seconds to beat Vanderbilt 20-13 on Saturday.
Here’s what Mark Stoops said after the game:
- Stoops: “Could not be more proud of my team in the victory. Very, very proud of our team.”
- “That’s what you have to do. You’ve got to dig down and win sometimes.”
- “You’d like to see us play a little more clean … but it didn’t happen. So what’re you going to do?”
- The coach notes that the team needs a bye week.
- “There’s no doubt that we’re getting better.”
- Stoops on the end of the game: “I just threw my headset. You always want to make it look easier but we’re not built that way.”
- Stoops: “We all know you need to throw the ball to win some football games.”
- Stoops said it’s not time to reassess Drew Barker.
- “Without the physicality we’d have no chance to win this football game tonight.”
NEXT Instant analysis: Kentucky holds on to beat Vanderbilt