It feels good, doesn’t it? The possibility of a 10-win football season?
The BBN can’t be blamed for waking up this morning with a spring in their step after the Cats decimated Louisville last night, 56-10. Whether the apparently revitalized UK offense has any staying power is yet to be seen, but according to the Courier Journal’s Tim Sullivan, we shouldn’t expect the same offensive efficiency moving forward:
From UK’s perspective, it was very good. What it was not was symptomatic of a quantum leap. Louisville has allowed at least 50 points to each of its last five opponents. Kentucky is two weeks removed from a seven-point showing at Tennessee. Until the Wildcats can replicate Saturday’s output against a top-tier program, it has to be considered an aberration rather than a new norm.
The things Kentucky is doing now are clearly working. But they won’t often work as well as they did against Louisville.
While Louisville’s miserable defense absolutely cleared the way for UK’s dominance last night, sometimes a shooter just needs to see the ball go through the net. Kentucky’s offense had looked anemic in the few weeks leading up to the Governor’s Cup. Maybe a few completed passes and broken tackles will inject the Cats with some confidence heading into bowl season.
Either that, or we’re gonna need the defense to do what they’ve done all season: put the fear into the opposing QB, O-line, running backs, etc.