31 Days Until Kentucky Football Kickoff

Credit: WKYT.com

31 is the number for… Damon Hood, Claude Sagaille, Bill Ansparger, Greg Motley
UK scored 31 points in the Wildcats’ first game at Kroger Field, then Commonwealth Stadium. They beat Virginia Tech, 31-26… DB Mike Edwards has started 31 consecutive games…
WR Isaiah Epps had two catches for 31 yards vs. Ole Miss last year, the best game for the freshman… QB Mike Hartline threw 31 passes in the 2008 Liberty Bowl, completing 19 for 204 yards. Playing with intestinal flu, Hartline was named the offensive MVP for the game…
Oklahoma had won 31 straight games before facing Bear Bryant’s UK team in the 1951 Sugar Bowl. The Wildcats upset the Sooners, 13-7… After going winless in 1982, Kentucky scored 31 points in its season-opening win over Central Michigan in 1983, en route to a 6-5 regular season. At the time, it was the greatest season-to-season turnaround in Division I football history…

By: Byron Neblett

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