It was like asking a mother to pick between her two children.
Dorian Baker took a second to ponder whether his first career touchdown or the loud "Oooooh!" from the crowd after he plowed into an Ohio linebacker to block for his quarterback was the bigger rush on Saturday.
"Having the crowd go, 'Oooooh!'" he hedged. "But then definitely getting into the end zone as well, too."
Baker will be remembered for both after Kentucky topped Ohio 20-3 on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.
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Both highlights provided memorable sound bites from the freshman wide receiver from Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
The first was his touchdown, an 8-yard pass from Patrick Towles that opened the scoring, which was called a touchdown and then reviewed because it wasn't clear if he had managed to stay in the right front corner of the end zone.
"It was just like, 'Dang, I didn't even hit the end zone,'" he said. "But then when I saw the ref put his hands up, I'm like, 'Wow. I really scored my first touchdown in Commonwealth Stadium.'"
Baker's eyes got even wider as he was talking about the third quarter block he threw for Towles on one of the quarterback's scrambles.
The wide receiver recounted going out for a pass, looking for the ball and not finding it.
"So I turn around and I see Pat taking off," Baker said. "He crossed the line of scrimmage and I see this linebacker in pursuit. I'm thinking, 'Oh, I'm about to take his head off. I'm about to peel him back.' And I didn't even know if Pat saw me, so I'm like, 'Pat, cut.' Pat never cut. So I just laid him out."
Next to his own sideline with teammates and coaches all around, Baker popped right back up and bounced a couple of times for good measure.
"Oh yeah, I was hype," said Baker, who finished with two catches for 41 yards and that score. "I heard the crowd go, 'Oooooh!' So I'm over here going, 'Oooooh!'"
Missed kicks a concern?
In the first two games of his career, redshirt freshman place-kicker Austin MacGinnis has made just three of his six field goal attempts, but head coach Mark Stoops didn't seem worried.
"I'm not too concerned," Stoops said of his kicker, who also tied a 23-year-old school record with his 53-yard boot with two minutes to go in the second quarter. "He'll be OK. He'll be fine."
All of MacGinnis' misses have come from the right hashmark, but the kicker said that wasn't the problem.
"It shouldn't happen, but life moves on and you learn from every game. ... If you start thinking about that, it's just going to cause more problems."
What did he learn from his two missed kicks, the first one 28 yards and the second 33 yards into a swirling wind just before a massive downpour?
"First one, I just rushed," he said. "You get out there and you get so anxious and you kick it. I've just got to slow down, relax."
And on the second one, he didn't take the wind into account enough.
"It started raining the minute after I got off the field," he explained. "I hit it real solid, just hit it high and watched it carry. I'll learn from that."
A team full of gray shirts
Social-media savvy fans had seen the alternative gray Kentucky uniforms on various recruits who made visits.
But for nearly two seasons, Mark Stoops hasn't pulled them out of the vast Nike-filled closet until Saturday when UK went with the gray jersey with blue pants and new blue helmets with a chrome "UK" and stripe on them.
The helmets were packed up just before the team left, so the players knew about the chrome, but the gray was a surprise.
"I thought we were wearing blue jerseys, but I like the gray ones," running back Josh Clemons said.
It made pre-game extra fun, he said.
"I really like what they're doing, they give us a little spark before the game gets started, but once you get started, you don't think about it," he said.
In post-game comments, Stoops joked that the uniforms were new: "I don't know what you guys are talking about."
There wasn't a special reason for the attire change, Stoops said he just felt like it was "the right time."
Starting left guard Zach West was held out of the game Saturday after suffering what Stoops called a "weird injury" late in the week.
"Maybe he got banged at practice, maybe he slept on it funny, but he just had like a nerve issue that should be worked out I'd imagine here in a day or two, but he didn't have full range in his neck so he couldn't play," Stoops said of West, a former Lexington Christian standout.
Starting in his place was walk-on Cole Mosier, who found out Saturday morning. The guard from Walton said he felt like he played well in his first career start.
■ Kentucky was without several key weapons on offense in receivers Jeff Badet (eye), Alexander Montgomery (knee), Javess Blue (ankle) and running back Braylon Heard (ankle).
"You miss them, there's no question," offensive coordinator Neal Brown said. "But we're deep enough now. A year ago, it kills us. Now, we've got good, quality guys. But would we like to have them? Absolutely."
Stoops said Badet probably will sit out again Saturday at Florida.