Scouting the Kentucky-South Carolina Game

Oct. 7, 2009

Cat Scratches will continue its weekly football scouting preview this week for the Kentucky-South Carolina football game by bringing in Matt May of The Cats' Pause and Seth Emerson of The State .

Kentucky South Carolina
Gameday Information
Game Notes UK Notes Get Acrobat Reader | UK Depth Chart Get Acrobat Reader
USC Notes Get Acrobat Reader | USC Depth Chart Get Acrobat Reader
Date & Time Saturday, Oct. 10
12:30 p.m
Coverage TV: FSN
Radio: BBSN
GameTracker GameTracker
Online Audio listen
Online Video via ESPN360 video
Live Blog
Location Williams-Brice Stadium
Columbia, S.C.
Gameday Information
South Carolina Gamecocks at a Glance
Head Coach Steve Spurrier
Record at School 32-23 (Fifth season)
Conference SEC
2009 Record 4-1, 1-1 SEC
Ranking No 25 AP / RV USA Today Coaches' Poll
Series Record South Carolina leads 13-6-1
Last Meeting South Carolina beat Kentucky 24-17 in Lexington
2009 Team Stats UK USC
Rushing Offense 158.00 157.40
Passing Offense 170.50 214.80
Total Offense 328.50 372.20
Scoring Offense 25.00 27.20
Rushing Defense 190.25 114.20
Passing Defense 163.00 150.20
Total Defense 353.25 264.40
Scoring Defense 26.50 16.80
Turnover Margin -1.00 +0.80
2009 Stat Leaders
Rushing UK: Derrick Locke (56 rushes, 244 yds, 2 TDs)
USC: Jarvis Giles (39 rushes, 231 yds, 1 TD)
Passing UK: Mike Hartline (68-113, 653 yds, 5 TDs, 6 INTs)
USC: Stephen Garcia (93-155, 1035 yds, 6 TDs, 2 INTs)
Receiving UK: Randall Cobb (21 catches, 248 yds, 3 TDs)
USC: Moe Brown (18 catches, 283 yds, 2 TDs)
Tackles UK: Micah Johnson (35)
USC: Eric Norwood (30)
Sacks UK: DeQuin Evans (3)
USC: Eric Norwood (6)
Interceptions UK: Three with (1)
USC: Eric Norwood (2)

On Thursday at 2 p.m. EDT, May and Emerson will join us for a live chat to give their thoughts on the matchup, what the keys are to the game, who fans should look out for and more. The 30 to 40 minute chat with the reporters will offer fans an inside look at the game from the people who are closest to the teams.

Fans are encouraged to join the interactive blog and send in questions. The last 15 minutes of the chat will be dedicated to fans' questions. If you can't join us at 2 p.m. and would like to have a question submitted, please send your question to and we'll try to fit it in.