Kentucky-Florida Postgame Notes

KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES
Florida at Kentucky
Commonwealth 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 either 7 or 7:30 p.m. ET, with official start time to be announced on Monday.

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.