Senior receiver Chris Matthews
Senior receiver Chris Matthews

Posted Sep 25, 2010

Notes from Kentucky's first loss of the season at Florida on Saturday night.

Kentucky at Florida
Sept. 25, 2010 * Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, Fla.
Attendance: 90,574
FINAL SCORE: Florida 48, Kentucky 14

Team Records and Series Notes
Kentucky is 3-1, 0-1 in the Southeastern Conference. Florida is 4-0, 2-0 in the SEC.
Florida leads the series, 44-17. The Gators have won 24 in a row.
UK stays on the road next week when the Wildcats visit Ole Miss on Saturday, Oct. 2.
The game kicks off at 12:21 p.m. EDT and be televised on the SEC Network.

UK Team Notes
Florida won the toss and deferred to the second half.
Kentucky had two turnovers (both interceptions) after not turning the ball over in the first four games.
UK is +3 in turnover margin for the season.
UK has passed for 200 or more yards in all four games this season.
With 23 first downs, UK has 20 or more first downs in all four games this season after having only five games with 20 or more first downs last season.
Kentucky’s defense has an interception in three of four games.

UK Individual Notes
Chris Matthews totaled career-highs with 6 catches for 114 yards and 2 TDs.
Derrick Locke rushed 23 times for 103 yards. He has rushed for more than 100 yards in all four games this season. He is the first Wildcat to have four-consecutive 100-yard games since Artose Pinner in 2002.
Derrick Locke now has 2,206 career yards on the ground and ranks 6th on UK’s all-time rushing list. He needs 442 more to tie George Adams (1981-84) for 5th place.
Locke gained 193 all-purpose yards. He now has 4,048 yards in his career and ranks 7th on the all-time all-purpose yard list. He needs 32 more to tie George Adams (1981-84) for 6th.
Randall Cobb totaled a season-high 7 catches for 67 yards.
Cobb now has 1,000 career rushing yards, becoming the 32nd player in school history to reach 1,000 career rushing yards.
Mike Hartline completed 21-of-39 passes for 242 yards and one touchdown.
Hartline now has 3,424 career passing yards and ranks 9th on UK’s all-time list. He needs 35 more passing yards to tie Pookie Jones (1991-93) for 8th place.
La’Rod King tied a career-high with four catches for 44 yards.
Four different players led UK with six tackles each.
Joe Mansour totaled one touchback for the game on three kickoffs. He now has 11 touchbacks this season.Redshirt Freshman Qua Huzzie earned his first career start at linebacker.

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