The Kentucky Wildcats broke out to an early lead and seemed to be on cruise control. Rafael Little did it all for Kentucky, rushing for 198 yards, catching 5 passes for 86 yards and tacking on 88 more yards in 2 punt returns and Kentucky but a 31 point lead. But Vanderbilt would make a valiant comeback, falling just short. The Wildcats prevailed 48-43.
Vandy actually drew first blood in the first
quarter off a 33-yard Bryant Hahnfeldt FG. But
the Wildcats scored three 1st-quarter touchdowns behind TD rushes by
The Wildcats would extend the lead to 34-3 before Commodore quarterback connected with Earl Bennett for a 13-yard TD pass to pull the Dores to within 34-10 at the half. In the third quarter the Wildcats would continue where they left off, building the lead to 48—17 behind a 65-uard TD run by Rafael Little.
But then the wheels would begin to come off for
the Wildcats as the
For the Wildcats, Little dominated play. Quarterback Andre Woodson would complete 12-20 in passing for 155 yards.