Cats ran the ball very well during the first quarter. Jalen Witlow started the game off on fire scoring the 2nd longest run in UK history and the longest run in Commonwealth Stadium by an UK player or opponent.
There were 14 first downs by the Cats and the Hornets were held to only seven. Kentucky had two touchdowns in the first quarter and 31 passing yards and 138 rushing yards to equal out to 169 total yards offense.
Kentucky leads the Hornets, 14-7.