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Kentucky’s football team once again kept fans on the edge of their seats until the clock hit zero, but in the end they got the important win against the Missouri Tigers, 40-34. Sure this team has plenty of areas to improve, but looking back I think we all would have taken a 5-1 record heading into the bye week. Now let’s look back at some fun game photos courtesy of KSR’s photographer, Dr. Michael Huang:
Kentucky fans have been begging for more Lynn Bowden. Against the Tigers, we were able to witness his special athleticism and play-making abilities. The talented true freshman had 3 receptions for 49-yards. Bowden also had 79-yards in kick returns.
Just when fans were wondering where Benny Snell was, the sophomore running back broke free for a 71-yard touchdown. He finished the game with 20 carries for 117 yards and two touchdowns.
Kentucky is now 12-4 in its past 16 regular season games with Stephen Johnson at quarterback. The senior finished with 298-yards passing, 44-yards rushing, and 2 touchdowns. Johnson continues to put this team in a position to win games. Have to love this senior leader.
Two of Stephen Johnson’s favorite targets against Missouri were fellow seniors Garrett “Juice” Johnson and Kayaune Ross. Johnson led the team with 7 receptions for 111 yards, including a touchdown while Ross had four catches for 77 yards.
How about the huge play call by special teams coordinator Dean Hood to go for it on 4th and one on the Kentucky 44-yard line? Missouri had just tied the game up at 34 points on a 75-yard touchdown, a scoring play that took only 23-seconds off the clock. Kentucky sophomore linebacker Kash Daniel received the direct snap and managed to secure the important first down.
Senior kicker Austin MacGinnis has had quite the career in blue and white hitting some game-winning field goals. Against the Tigers, he became the program’s all-time leading scorer with 314-points.
Time for a much-needed bye week for this team as the injuries continue to pile up. Next up for Kentucky is a road game against Mississippi State on October 21st. For now, you can check out our complete game photo gallery on KSR’s Facebook page: