Kentucky is 6-4 overall, 2-4 in the Southeastern Conference. Vanderbilt
is 2-9 overall, 0-7 in league play.
Kentucky leads the series, 40-38-4. UK has won one in a row. The visiting
team has won the last three games in this series.
The win marks the fourth consecutive season that Kentucky has won six or
Next for Kentucky: the Wildcats play at Georgia on Sat. Nov. 21 at 7:45
p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN or ESPN2.
UK Team Notes
Kentucky gained a season-high 308 yards rushing in the game, the most since
UK gained 355 rushing yards vs. Indiana in 2004.
UK's 308 rushing yards is the most against an SEC opponent since rushing
for 310 at South Carolina in 1995.
Kentucky had 399 total offensive yards, the most against an SEC opponent
(non-overtime game) since rolling up 512 total yards vs. Florida in 2007.
UK held Vanderbilt to 13 points, the fewest against an SEC opponent since
the 14-13 win at Mississippi State in 2008.
UK held Vanderbilt to 11 first downs, the fewest against an SEC opponent
since limiting South Carolina to nine first downs in 1999.
The Wildcat defense held Vanderbilt to 82 yards rushing, the second time
this season UK has held an opponent under 100 yards rushing in the game.
Kentucky held Vanderbilt to 209 yards total offense, the best showing since
UK limited VU to 91 total yards in 1996.
In the second half, Vanderbilt was limited to one first down, 31 total
offensive yards, 0-of-5 on third downs and held the ball only 6:56 time of
Kentucky's kickoff team did an excellent job today. Kickoff man Craig McIntosh
had three touchbacks (second game in a row for that) and VU's highly dangerous
kickoff returner Warren Norman returned two kickoffs for just 38 yards. VU's
best field position after a kickoff was its own 28-yard line.
UK Individual Notes
Randall Cobb opened the scoring with an 18-yard touchdown run. He has scored
a touchdown in each of the last six games he has played. Cobb did not play
last Saturday against Eastern Kentucky because of an injury.
Cobb also scored on a three-yard run in the third quarter. It is the fourth
time this season he has scored at least two touchdowns in one game.
Cobb finished the game 99 yards on the ground on 14 carries, scoring twice.
Derrick Locke carried the ball 25 times for 144 yards, both career highs.
It is Locke's third 100-yard game of the season.
Locke moved past Bobby Cravens, Mike Fanuzzi and Al Baker into 15th place
on the UK career rushing list. Locke now has 1,565 rushing yards as a Wildcat.
Locke threw a 41-yard pass to quarterback Morgan Newton in the first quarter
to move down to the VU 21-yard line. Cobb scored on the next play.
Lones Seiber moved into seventh place in SEC history for extra points made
in a career. Seiber has made (150) extra points as a Wildcat.
John Conner broke the Kentucky career record for games played with 51.
Tim Masthay also played in 50 games from 2005-08.
Punter Ryan Tydlacka had the best game of his career, averaging 45.2 yards
per punt on five punts.
With two receptions, freshman La'Rod King matched a career high with 41
receiving yards attained last time out against EKU.
Calvin Harrison's interception in the second quarter was his third of the
season and fourth of his career.
Sam Maxwell led the defense with nine tackles, including one for a loss,
and forced a VU fumble - the second of his career.