Kentucky-Mississippi State Postgame Notes

Oct. 30, 2010

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Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 4-5 overall, 1-5 in the Southeastern Conference. Mississippi State is 7-2 overall, 3-2 in the SEC.
  • Kentucky leads the series, 21-17.  Mississippi State has won two in a row.
  • MSU leads the series 10-7 in games played in Starkville.
  • Kentucky's next game is Saturday, Nov. 6, at home vs. Charleston Southern.  Game time is 12:30 p.m. EDT.   

UK Team Notes

  • UK has thrown for at least 200 yards in every game this season.
  • UK was 2-for-3 on fourth downs in the game and is now 14-for-20 this season.
  • UK is +8 in turnover margin in its four victories and -10 in its five losses.
  • Kentucky’s 43 rush attempts was the most since its 44 attempts versus Western Kentucky earlier this season.
  • UK’s 24 first downs was the second highest this season, tied with 24 vs. Auburn and behind 27 first downs vs. Akron.
  • Kentucky’s time of possession (35:45) was a season high and the most since its 36:25 mark vs. Miami-Ohio in the 2009 season opener.

Game Summary

  • 1st Quarter Summary
    • UK’s Mike Hartline was sacked by MSU’s Josh Boyd for a loss of 9 at the UK26.
    • MSU’s Derek Depasquale made a 33-yard field goal. MSU 3, UK 0 (10:49)
    • MSU’s Vick Ballard rushed for a 54-yard TD.
    • MSU’s Derek Depasquale made the PAT. MSU 10, UK 0 (5:37)
    • UK’s Mike Hartline completed a 48-yard TD pass to Randall Cobb.
    • It was Cobb’s 12th receiving TD of his career and sixth this season.
    • UK’s Craig McIntosh made the PAT. MSU 10, UK 7 (2:39)
    • UK’s Mike Hartline completed a 16-yd pass to Randall Cobb to the UK48.
  • 2nd Quarter Summary
    • UK’s Mike Hartline was sacked by MSU’s Shane McCardell for a loss of 8 at the UK36.
    • MSU’s Chris Relf completed a 23-yd TD pass to Arceto Clark
    • MSU’s Derek Depasquale made the PAT. MSU 17, UK 7 (9:38)
    • UK’s Mike Hartline was intercepted by MSU’s Chris White who fumbled, recovered by UK’s Hartline at the MSU23
    • UK’s Mike Hartline was intercepted by MSU’s Nicole Whitley in the end zone.
    • UK’s Craig McIntosh made a 43-yard field goal. MSU 17, UK 10 (Halftime)
  • 3rd Quarter Summary
    • UK’s Mike Hartline completed a 15-yard pass to Randall Cobb to the UK33.
    • UK’s Mike Hartline completed a 22-yard pass to Chris Matthews to the 50.
    • UK’s Raymond Sanders fumbled, recovered by MSU’s Corey Broomfield at the MSU46
    • UK’s Mike Hartline completed a 32-yard pass to Randall Cobb to the MSU49.
    • UK’s Randall Cobb rushed for 2 yards on 4th and 1 at the MSU40.
    • UK’s Raymond Sanders rushed for 1 yard on 4th and inches at the MSU28.
    • UK’s Mike Hartline completed a 3-yard TD pass to Moncell Allen.
    • It was Allen’s 3rd career receiving TD and second this season.
    • UK’s Craig McIntosh made the PAT. UK 17, MSU 17 (1:37)
  • 4th Quarter Summary
    • UK’s Mike Hartline was sacked for a loss of 3 at the UK17.
    • MSU’s Chris Relf completed a 35-yd pass to Chad Bumphis at the UK28.
    • MSU’s Chris Relf rushed for a 5-yd TD.
    • MSU’s Derek Depasquale made the PAT. MSU 24, UK 17 (10:28)
    • UK’s Mike Hartline was intercepted by MSU’s Johnthan Banks at the MSU1.

UK Individual Notes

  • Randall Cobb posted his second career 100-yard receiving game with a career-high 12 catches for a career-high 171 receiving yards and one touchdown.
  • Randall Cobb has been responsible for at least one score by rushing, receiving or passing in every game this season.
  • Cobb finished with 12 receptions ranking him for 10th on UK’s all-time pass receptions list with 119. He’s one shy of tying James Whalen (120) for 9th.
  • Cobb scored six points in the game and now has scored 210 career points. He is in fifth place on UK’s career scoring list and needs 16 points to tie Taylor Begley (2002-05) for fourth on the career scoring list.
  • Cobb totaled a career-high 292 all-purpose yards with 171 receiving yards, 11 rushing yards, -1 punt return yards and 111 kick-off return yards, moving into eighth on UK’s career all-purpose yards list. Cobb passed Moe Williams (1993-95) and now needs 183 yards to match George Adams (1981-84) for seventh.
  • Raymond Sanders had a career-high 24 rush attempts for 71 yards.
  • Danny Trevathan led the Wildcat defense with 16 tackles, 1.5 for losses and one forced fumble.
  • He has led UK in tackles in eight of its nine games this season, including double-digit tackles in five straight games. It is the longest streak since Mike Schellenberger had double-figure tackles in five-consecutive games in 1995.
  • Craig McIntosh has made seven-consecutive field goals.  It’s the longest streak since Lones Seiber made seven in a row in 2007. Taylor Begley hit nine a row in 2002.
  • Freshmen Brian Adams (WR), Raymond Sanders (TB) and Dakota Tyler (FS) all made their first career starts.