Kentucky-Vanderbilt Postgame Notes

KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES
Kentucky at Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt Stadium -- Nashville, Tenn. 
Nov. 14, 2015
Attendance: 30,301


FINAL SCORE: Vanderbilt 21, Kentucky 17
 
Team Records and Series Notes
Kentucky is 4-6, 2-6 in the Southeastern Conference. Vanderbilt is 4-6, 2-4 in the SEC. 
The all-time series is tied, 42-42-4, with Vanderbilt owning a 27-19-2 record in games played in Nashville.
Kentucky will return to action on Saturday, hosting Charlotte at 7:30 p.m. ET at The New Commonwealth Stadium. The game will be televised live on the SEC Network, and broadcast live on the UK Sports Radio Network. 

Team Notes
Kentucky scored on its opening possession for the first time since the season opener vs. UL Lafayette. 
UK’s defense forced a game-opening three and out for the Vandy offense, marking the seventh time in eight games UK has forced a punt or turnover to open the game defensively. 
Kentucky’s game captains were Farrington Huguenin, Josh Forrest, Patrick Towles and Jordan Swindle for the second consecutive game.
UK eclipsed the 200+ yard rushing mark for the second time in 2015. 

Player Notes
Sophomore WR Dorian Baker had a team-leading seven catches for 42 yards. 
o Baker has 53 catches through 10 games in 2015. 
With records complete back to 2004, Baker’s 53 catches are the third most in UK history through 10 games, behind only Randall Cobb (63; 2010) and Keenan Burton (57, 2006).
Sophomore TB Boom Williams eclipsed the 100-yard rushing mark for the fourth time in 2015 and the sixth time in his career. 
o Williams rushed 13 times for 115 yards, including a long of 66. 
Freshman QB Drew Barker threw the first touchdown pass of his career. 
o Barker was 5-for-8 for 60 yards. 
Junior TB Jojo Kemp rushed for his third TD of the year and the 10th of his career. 
o Kemp rushed eight times for 53 yards, including a 23-yard scamper. 
Junior WR Ryan Timmons caught his first TD pass of the year and the fifth of his career. 
Junior QB Patrick Towles made his 22nd consecutive start. 
o Towles was 10-for-26 for 67 yards. 
o Towles has thrown for 5,029 yards in his career, ranking sixth. 
o Towles has 424 career completions, ranking sixth in UK history. 
o Towles has attempted 755 passes, ranking sixth in UK history. 
o Towles has 5,384 yards of total offense, ranking sixth in UK annals. 
Senior Landon Foster punted five times for a 41.2 yard average. 
o Foster dropped a punt inside the 20-yard line and now has 66 in his career. 
o Foster has punted 245 times in his career, a 41.8 yard average.
Junior DE/LB Jason Hatcher finished with a career-high equaling seven tackles, including two tackles for a loss. 
o Hatcher has 6.5 tackles for a loss in his career and three in 2015. 
Freshman S Mike Edwards forced his first career fumble. 
o Edwards broke up his second pass of the year.
Senior LB Khalid Henderson forced and recovered his first fumble of the year. 
o Henderson has four fumbles recovered and four fumbles forced in his career.  
Sophomore Austin MacGinnis connected on a 38-yard field goal. 
o MacGinnis is 10-for-12 in 2015 and 34-for-43 in his career. 
o MacGinnis is 13-for-15 in his career from 30-39 yards.
o MacGinnis has 161 points in his career, just three points behind Moe Williams (1993-95) for 10th in UK history. 
Freshman TB Sihiem King had his second-longest kick return of the year, a 39 yarder to open the game.
Sophomore WR Charles Walker served as UK’s punt returner for the first time in his career. 
Freshman LB Jordan Jones recovered his first career fumble. 
Freshman CB Chris Westry broke up his seventh pass of the year. 
Sophomore CB Kendall Randolph broke up his first pass of the year and the third of his career. 
Senior DE Farrington Huguenin set a new career high with 10 tackles. 
Seniors Landon Foster and Farrington Huguenin played in their team-leading 46th career games. 
Junior C Jon Toth started his team-leading 33rd consecutive game.