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UK-South Carolina postgame notes, numbers

Lynn Bowden (Vicky Graff Photo)


Kentucky at South Carolina

Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, S.C.

Sept. 28, 2019

FINAL SCORE: South Carolina 24, Kentucky 7

Team Records and Series Information

  • Kentucky is 2-3, 0-3 in the Southeastern Conference.  South Carolina is 2-3, 1-2 in the league.
  • South Carolina leads the series, 18-12-1, ending UK’s five-game winning streak in the series.
  • Next for Kentucky: the Wildcats have an open date next Saturday before returning to action Oct. 12 at home vs. Arkansas.


Player Notes

  • UK’s game captains: OG Logan Stenberg, LB Kash Daniel, LB Josh Paschal and athlete Lynn Bowden Jr.
  • Junior athlete Lynn Bowden Jr. caught three passes for 18 yards.
    • Now has 114 career receptions, moving past Ryan Timmons and Quentin McCord for 13th place on the UK career list. 
    • Has caught a pass in 19 consecutive games.
    • Bowden also rushed six times for 44 yards, including a 26-yard run that set up UK’s TD.
    • Bowden completed 2-of-2 passes for seven yards.
  • Redshirt freshman RB Chris Rodriguez led the team in rushing with six carries for 65 yards and a touchdown.  He had a career-long 44-yard run that sparked the drive for his own 2-yard touchdown run.
  • Junior LB Boogie Watson had a great night rushing the passer with a career-high two quarterback sacks, along with a pair of quarterback hurries. He finished with four total tackles.
  • Sophomore FS Yusuf Corker had a career-high nine tackles.
  • Senior DL Calvin Taylor had a career-high seven tackles, including a quarterback sack.  He also caused a fumble.   
  • Redshirt freshman TE Keaton Upshaw made his first collegiate start.

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