Sep 7, 2013; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops talks with safety Ashely Lowery (5) during the game against the Miami (Oh) Redhawks at Commonwealth Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky Football Game Notes‏


Courtesy of Tony Neely and UK Athletics:

 

Team Notes

  • Kentucky rushed for 162 yards on 31 carries today, averaging 5.2 per attempt.  The Wildcats have averaged at least five yards per rush in all three games this season.
  • For the second consecutive game, both of UK’s quarterbacks passed for at least 100 yards each.
  • Kentucky has an open date Sept. 21 before playing host to Florida on Sept. 28.  Game time and television assignment will be announced Monday.

 

Individual Notes

  • Freshman Jojo Kemp rushed five times for a career-high 80 yards, an average of 16 yards per carry.  He also had a career-long run of 47 yards.
  • Quarterback Jalen Whitlow completed 8 of 17 passes for 105 yards, one touchdown and an interception.  The pickoff broke a string of 160 consecutive passes without an interception, the second-longest streak in school history.
  • Freshman wide receiver Ryan Timmons, making his first collegiate start, had three catches for a career-high 72 yards.
  • Freshman wide receiver Alex Montgomery, making his first career start, also scored his first collegiate touchdown on a three-yard catch.
  • Senior kicker Joe Mansour hit field goals of 37 and 30 yards.  He has made all six field goal attempts this season.
  • Senior linebacker Avery Williamson led all players with 15 total tackles, including one for loss.  He has a streak of 22 consecutive games with at least three tackles.
  • Junior defensive end Alvin “Bud” Dupree had eight tackles, including one-half quarterback sack.  He has a streak of 18 consecutive games with at least three tackles.
  • Junior safety Ashely Lowery had three tackles, a career-high two pass breakups and a fumble recovery.
  • Defensive end Za’Darius Smith shared a quarterback sack among his three tackles today. He has had a sack in all three games this season.  The last Wildcat to sack in three-straight games was Jeremy Jarmon in 2007.
  • Nate Willis blocked a field goal.  UK’s last field goal block was Collins Ukwu at Florida on Sept. 22, 2012.
  • Linebacker TraVaughn Paschal had a career-high eight tackles.
  • Safety Eric Dixon had a career-high seven tackles.

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