PHOTO GALLERY: Kentucky Drops to Louisville 44-17 Saturday
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Photos by Jamie H. Vaught
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KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES
Louisville at Kentucky
Kroger Field – Lexington, Ky.
Nov. 25, 2017
FINAL SCORE: Louisville 44, Kentucky 17
Kentucky ends the regular season 7-5 overall, 4-4 in the Southeastern Conference.
Louisville finishes the regular season 8-4 overall, 4-4 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The all-time series in games played between the two team is tied 15-15 with Louisville winning six of the last seven games.
Louisville leads the all-time series 10-8 in games played in Lexington.
The road team in the series is 15-9 since 1994.
University of Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has been named the 2017 Howard Schnellenberger Most Valuable Player of the Kentucky-Louisville football game.
UK’s game captains were WR Charles Walker, QB Stephen Johnson, LB Courtney Love and WR Garrett “Juice” Johnson.
Sophomore running back Benny Snell ran for a career-high 211 yards on 29 carries.
Broke the school record for the most rushing touchdowns in a single season with 18. Moe Williams also had 17 in 1995.
Snell now has 110 points scored this season, which is the most points scored in a single season in school history. The previous was 104 by Austin MacGinnis in 2014.
Snell is the first UK player to reach 30 career rushing touchdowns.
Snell’s rushing total was the most ever for a UK player against Louisville. The previous record was 151 by Rafael Little in 2007.
Snell now has 262 career rushing yards in his career against Louisville. That is the most by a UK player in their career against Louisville.
Snell is the fifth player in SEC history with at least 18 rushing touchdowns during their sophomore season.
Snell is the fourth player in SEC history to reach 31 career rushing touchdowns prior to their junior season.
Snell is the fifth player in SEC history to reach 2,400 career rushing yards prior to their junior season.
Snell now has 1,318 rushing yards this season, which sets the school record for most rushing yards in a season by a sophomore. It is the third most in a single season in program history (Artose Pinner had 1,414 in 2002).
The previous record was 1,213 yards by Sonny Collins in 1973.
Snell is the third UK player since 1985 with a rushing touchdown in five consecutive games.
In the last five games, Snell has 777 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns.
Snell is the sixth different player in school history with 200 rushing yards in a game.
He is the first UK player since Artose Pinner in 2002 vs. Vanderbilt to accomplish the feat. He rushed for 224 yards in that game.
Senior wide receiver Garrett “Juice” Johnson did not catch a pass in the game, snapping a streak of 22 consecutive games with a pass caught.
Senior linebacker Courtney Love tied a career high with 10 tackles
Senior kicker Austin MacGinnis 1-for-2 in the game.
MacGinnis’ 21 field goals this season ties his previous school record for most field goals in a season.