Kentucky-Arkansas Postgame Notes

Oct. 13, 2012

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Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 1-6 overall, 0-4 in the Southeastern Conference. Arkansas is 3-4 overall, 2-2 in league play.
  • Kentucky leads the series 4-3, including 2-1 in Fayetteville.
  • Kentucky returns to action Saturday, Oct. 20, with the Homecoming game vs. Georgia. Game time is 7 p.m. at Commonwealth Stadium and the televising entity will be announced Sunday. The Georgia game will also serve as Dermontti Dawson Day at Commonwealth Stadium.

Team Notes

  • The game was suspended because of lightning with 3:32 remaining in the first quarter and Arkansas leading 14-0. The game was resumed after a delay of one hour, six minutes.
  • The game was suspended again because of lightning with 5:08 remaining in the third quarter and Arkansas leading 49-7. Play would not resume due to weather. The game was officially called final at just past 11 p.m. ET.
  • Kentucky entered the game having played the fifth-toughest schedule in the nation, according to the Sagarin Computer Ratings in USA Today.
  • Kentucky is fielding one of the nation’s youngest teams, playing 14 true freshmen and 26 total (true and redshirt) frosh, one of the nation’s top-five teams in each category.
  • Highlighting the youth is the Wildcat secondary, which entered this game with one senior, one sophomore and six true freshmen on the two-deep.

Individual Notes

  • In the third quarter, freshman quarterback Jalen Whitlow threw his first collegiate touchdown pass, a 61-yard play to La'Rod King.
  • La’Rod King caught one pass for 61 yards and a touchdown.
    • Has 1,569 receiving yards in his career, moving past Anthony White for seventh place on the UK career receiving yardage list.
    • Has 17 receiving TDs in his career, tying Steve Meilinger for fifth place on the UK career list.
  • True freshman safeties Daron Blaylock and Zack Blaylock made their first collegiate starts. Daron had a career-high five tackles in the game, his previous high was four tackles against Kent State.
  • True freshman corner Cody Quinn earned seven tackles in the game, which is a new career high. His previous career-high stops was three against Florida and South Carolina.