Recapping Georgia's 63-31 win over Kentucky.
Summary: Unfortunately for Kentucky, what turned into a shootout for a while started as a blowout for Georgia. Georgia immediately quieted a Senior Day crowd at Commonwealth Stadium. Isaiah McKenzie ran back the opening kickoff 90 yards, Georgia scored on its first two possessions and UK trailed 21-0 with 4:57 to go in the first quarter. UK cut it to 21-7 with a drive that took more plays (16) and time (6:15) than any Kentucky drive this season. J.D. Harmon recovered a Georgia fumble on the kickoff, but a holding penalty meant UK had to a settle for a field goal and 21-10 deficit. UK could not stop Georgia but UK freshman Stanley "Boom" Williams answered a Georgia score with a 56-yard touchdown. Georgia came right back to score easily, then UK closed the half with a 13-play, 75-yard scoring drive.
Halftime score: Georgia 35, Kentucky 24.
Thumbs up: Boom Williams became one of six Football Bowl Subdivision backs with at least three touchdown runs of 50 yards or longer.
Thumbs down: Kentucky showed NO ability to stop Georgia.
Summary: Kentucky had a chance to get back in the game to start the second half. It did the opposite. On the first play, a Patrick Towles pass was intercepted after being tipped by receiver Ryan Timmons. It took Georgia five plays to make it 42-24. McKenzie struck again, this time with a 59-yard punt return for a score. It was 49-24 with 11:09 left in the third. It only got worse for UK as Georgia shredded the Kentucky defense.
Final score: Georgia 63, Kentucky 31.
Thumbs up: It's been a great career for Alvin "Bud" Dupree, who played his final home game.
Thumbs down: It looked as though the Cats stopped competing.