Mark Stoops, right, and Vince Marrow have UK on the winning path. (Vicky Graff Photo)
By KEITH TAYLOR, Kentucky Today
LEXINGTON — Kentucky ended a 31-game losing streak to Florida last season. If you ask both coaches, that outcome won’t have a bearing in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams set for Saturday at Kroger Field.
If anything, Kentucky coach Mark Stoops hopes the previous encounter against the Gators will “have a positive effect on our team” considering it took more than three decades to defeat Florida on the gridiron. The losing streak did produce several close calls prior to last year’s contest, including a 24-20 setback in 1993 and a 36-30 setback in triple overtime loss five years ago in Gainesville. Read more... (781 words, 1 image, estimated 3:07 mins reading time)