UK-VU: Post-Game Notes

UK-VU: Post-Game Notes

Post Game Notes from the Vanderbilit-Kentucky game, where UK defeated the Commodores, 14-13.

-Kentucky improves to 20-13-2 in the series with Vanderbilt in Lexington, but Vanderbilt still holds a slight 37-36-4 advantage in the all-time series history.

-The Wildcats overcame a 7-0 halftime deficit and trailed 13-0 entering the fourth quarter before pulling off the 14-13 win.

-The game marked the first time since the Mississippi State game last season that Kentucky was able to overcome a halftime deficit for the win. UK trailed MSU 17-7 at the half on Oct. 25, 2003.

-The game marks the first time since Sept. 14, 2002, that the Wildcats came from behind to win in the fourth quarter. UK trailed Indiana 17-14 in the fourth quarter before the Wildcats rallied for a 27-17 victory.

-Kentucky's 164 rushing yards marked the second-most yards that the Cats have accumulated on the ground this season. They had 355 rushing yards in the win over Indiana on Sept. 18.

-UK did not commit a turnover against the Commodores, the first time all season the Wildcats haven't had a turnover.

-True freshman Lonnell Dewalt blocked Vanderbilt's second-quarter field goal attempt, the fifth blocked field goal of the year for Dewalt.

-Arliss Beach had a career-long run of 52 yards on the first play of the fourth quarter. His previous long was 23 yards earlier this year against Indiana. Beach's run set up Kentucky's first touchdown.

-Glenn Holt caught a career-high two touchdown passes in the game. He has three touchdown catches on the season, having also scored in the win over Indiana. He has six touchdown catches in his career.

-Holt hauled in a career-high 87 yards receiving on nine catches.

-Sevin Securovic placed six of his seven punts inside the 20-yard line and averaged 42.6 yards per punt. Sucurovic also had two punts downed inside the 10-yard line.

-Dennis Johnson's blocked punt was the first of his career and the first by UK since Andrew Hopewell blocked and scored on a punt last year vs. Arkansas. Johnson saw his first extensive action at linebacker and totaled a career-high seven tackles.

-SS Muhammad Abdullah had two sacks in the game for losses of 17 yards. He totaled a game-high 10 tackles and also caused a fumble that was recovered by the Wildcats.

-Jason Leger recorded the first sack of his career when he brought down Vandy quarterback Jay Cutler for a loss of nine yards.

-Rafael Little set a career-high in rushing yards with 68 yards on 10 carries in the game. His previous high was 51 yards on 13 carries at Auburn earlier this season. In his first action as a punt returner, Little returned five punts for 51 yards, a 10.2-yard average.

-Freshman free safety Marcus McClinton set a career high in tackles with eight in the game, besting his previous mark of five set in the Georgia game last week.

-Linebacker Jon Sumrall had a career-high nine tackles. His previous high was eight on two occasions.

-Taylor Begley extended his school-record successful PAT streak to 73.

-Kentucky has an off week before traveling to Knoxville, Tenn., to face the Tennessee Volunteers on Nov. 27, while Vanderbilt faces the Volunteers next weekend at home.

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