In a back-and-forth effort, Lynn Bowden led the Kentucky Wildcats to a 37-30 victory over Virginia Tech in the Belk Bowl.
In an MVP effort, Bowden finished with 233 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 34 rushing attempts to go with 73 yards and a touchdown through the air.
AJ Rose also managed 81 yards on ten carries, followed by Chris Rodriguez with 18 yards and a touchdown on six carries.
At receiver, Josh Ali saved the day with his game-winning touchdown reception with 15 seconds to go, giving him 52 yards and a touchdown in the victory.
Defensively, Kash Daniel led the way with eight tackles, followed by Yusuf Corker with seven and Jamin Davis with six. For good measure, Jordan Wright brought home a 28-yard scoop-and-score as time expired to push Kentucky’s lead to 37-30.
Overall, Kentucky managed 404 total yards compared to 329 for Virginia Tech. The Wildcats won the time of possession 35:46 to 24:14.
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With the victory, Kentucky finishes the 2019 season with an 8-5 record, giving Mark Stoops his fourth consecutive season with seven or more victories and a 32-21 overall record in that span.
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