The Wildcats initially gave a sellout crowd of 62,933 something to feel good about on the field and in their seats before things turned sour. Sophomore running back Stanley "Boom" Williams rushed 13 times for 115 yards on Saturday as Kentucky fell to Vanderbilt 21–17 in Nashville. Much like the start of the game, the second half started slow before Missouri struck late in the third quarter. Despite a sparkling defensive effort in which the Kentucky football team held Florida scoreless in the second half, a fourth-quarter rally fell short as Florida prevailed 14–9 on Saturday night in a front of a sold-out Commonwealth Stadium. Kentucky (4-6, 2-6 SEC) got on the board first in the game, as Austin MacGinnis hit a 38-yard field goal in the first quarter. Kentucky, which had not won against Mizzou since the Tigers joined the SEC in 2012, had a number of player milestones as well. Find out more.

Kentucky rallied from a 27–13 deficit late in the fourth quarter with back-to-back game-saving drives. The short break did not derail the Wildcats as Towles used the opening play of the second quarter to dodge and weave through the Tiger defense for a rushing touchdown.

Kentucky's running backs paced the team in scoring, with Stanley "Boom" Williams returning to action to rush for 113 yards and two touchdowns, including a 60-yard sprint that the sophomore would follow up with the opening touchdown for the Wildcats. [12] Kentucky signed a top-35 class according to Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247Sports.com. at Vanderbilt Stadium • Nashville, Tennessee. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale. That knotted the score at seven apiece. Top 20 Alabama Football Teams of All Time, Top 25 Coaches in College Football History, Top 20 Major League Baseball Teams of All-Time. Dorian Baker had three catches for 94 yards for Kentucky, while Mikel Horton had 44 yards on the ground to lead the Cats.

With the addition of the extra point, Kentucky was able to take its first lead of the game with just under two minutes remaining in the third quarter, leading by a count of 14–10. [15] Due to health concerns of relatives, both players plan to apply for hardship waivers that would allow them to play in 2015 without sitting out due to NCAA transfer rules. Towles had his most consistent game of the season, connecting on 22-of-27 passes for 249 yards with the two touchdown passes.

Towles directed scoring drives in the third and fourth quarters to ignite the offensive effort in the second half.

UK quarterback Patrick Towles was 8 of 24 on the night with 126 yards and two interceptions. Kemp broke TD runs of 6, 18, and 47 yards, Williams scored from 20 and 53 yards and Sihiem King added a 62-yarder as Kentucky (5-6) rushed for 415 yards, fourth most in school history. Despite the losing record, he doubled his win total from his first season to his second. The 2015 schedule consist of eight home games and four away games in the regular season for the first time since the 2007 season. All rights reserved.

With his 6-yard carry with 1:24 remaining in the fourth quarter to help seal the victory, running back JoJo Kemp became the 34th Wildcat to rush for 1,000 yards in a career. The team is led by head coach Mark Stoops, which is his third year coaching the team, and the Wildcats play its home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. The victory for Kentucky broke a 22-game losing streak in road games with the Wildcats last road win coming at Louisville in September 2010.

25 Missouri. On Louisville's next possession, Kentucky intercepted Louisville quarterback Kyle Bolin for the second time, and Josh Forrest returned the pick 81 yards for a touchdown to make it 21–0, still in the first quarter. Record: 5-7 (81st of 128) (Schedule & Results), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Saturday, October 17, 6:49AM.

Kentucky quarterback Patrick Towles went 23-for-42 in the game for 218 yards and two interceptions, rushing six times for 13 yards and a touchdown. 214 Marcus Walker; and No. 2015 Kentucky Football Schedule includes games against Auburn, Florida, Missouri, Tennessee and at Georgia The $120 million renovation includes player amenities such as a recruiting room and patio atop a tunnel leading to a new synthetic turf field. [11], On National Signing Day, Alabama signed 18 additional players out of high school that completed the 2015 recruiting class.

Kentucky will also host Auburn on a Thursday night for the first home game on a Thursday night in program history. Conferences.

Mike Edwards returned an interception 20 yards for another Wildcats score that handed the 49ers (2-9) their ninth straight loss. Marcus McWilson led the way for the UK defense, tying his career best in total tackles after making 10 stops.