(Photo via UK Athletics)
It’s been a slow morning recovering from the heartbreak in Commonwealth Stadium last night. Take a look at some interesting tidbits provided by UK Athletics.
— South Carolina now leads the series 16-7-1, including 9-4 in Lexington.
— Kentucky now owns a 135-113-4 overall record at Commonwealth Stadium.
— UK blocked a punt for the first time since Danny Trevathan blocked a punt vs. Georgia on Nov. 8, 2008.
— UK owns a 39-185-5 record all-time against teams ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll.
— The UK defense held South Carolina to 26 total rushing yards on 19 attempts in the first half and limited the Gamecocks to 108 total yards in the first period.
— The Wildcats owned a 17-7 lead at halftime. The Gamecocks entered the game having outscored its opponents 73-19 in the first half.
— Freshman quarterback Jalen Whitlow completed 12-of-23 passes for 114 yards, also rushing 16 times for one touchdown.
— Junior running back Raymond Sanders notched his second rushing touchdown of the year and the fifth of his career.
— Linebacker Alvin “Bud” Dupree has made at least one big play (QB sack, tackle for loss, fumble caused, fumble recovery or pass breakup) in nine consecutive games.
— Junior defensive lineman Tristan Johnson recorded his first career sack, finishing with six tackles.
— Sophomore linebacker Miles Simpson set a new career-high with 12 tackles, eclipsing his previous career high of seven tackles vs. Kent State.
— Kicker Craig McIntosh made his third field goal of the season. He is now is 3-for-7 on the year and is 26-for-36 in his four-year career.