Scouting the Kentucky-Tennessee Game

Nov. 24, 2009

Cat Scratches will continue its weekly football scouting preview this week for the Kentucky-Tennessee football game by bringing in Chip Cosby of the Herald-Leader and Austin Ward of the News Sentinel.

On Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Cosby and Ward 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.

Kentucky Tennessee
Gameday Information
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Date & Time Saturday, Nov. 28
7:00 p.m
Coverage TV: ESPNU
Radio: BBSN
Online Audio listen
Live Blog
Location Commonwealth Stadium
Lexington, Ky.
Gameday Information
Tennessee Volunteers at a Glance
Head Coach Lane Kiffin
Record at School 6-5 (1st season)
2009 Record 6-5, 3-4 SEC
Ranking NR
Series Record Tennessee leads 79-23-9
Last Meeting Tennessee beat Kentucky in Knoxville 28-10 last year
2009 Team Stats UK UT
Rushing Offense 196.18 164.91
Passing Offense 146.73 226.09
Total Offense 342.91 391.00
Scoring Offense 27.45 30.64
Rushing Defense 179.27 141.27
Passing Defense 176.09 171.91
Total Defense 355.36 313.18
Scoring Defense 22.18 20.73
Turnover Margin +0.27 +0.36
2009 Stat Leaders
Rushing UK: Derrick Locke (166 rushes, 821 yds, 5 TDs)
UT: Montario Hardesty (225 rushes, 1,127 yds, 9 TDs)
Passing UK: Mike Hartline (79-133, 802 yds, 6 TDs, 7 INTs)
UT: Jonathan Crompton (196-335, 2,345 yds, 25 TDs, 11 INTs)
Receiving UK: Randall Cobb (33 catches, 403 yds, 4 TDs)
UT: Gerald Jones (36 catches, 497 yds, 4 TDs)
Tackles UK: Micah Johnson (84 total, 4.5 for loss)
UT: Rico McCoy (99 total, 2.5 for loss)
Sacks UK: DeQuin Evans (5)
UT: Chris Walker (6)
Interceptions UK: Sam Maxwell (5)
UT: Three with (2)

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 and would like to have a question submitted, please send your question to and we'll try to fit it in.