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Key talking points, numbers from Kentucky's 63-31 loss to Georgia

Georgia running back Sony Michel followed blockers into the end zone in the third quarter.
Georgia running back Sony Michel followed blockers into the end zone in the third quarter. Herald-Leader

TALKING POINTS

■ What is going on with UK to open games? Kentucky is nowhere near good enough to overcome bad starts.

■ Kentucky's not-so-special special teams continue to be terrible.

■ You have to wonder when a team associated with Mark Stoops looked this bad on defense.

■ 5-1 seems like seasons ago.

NUMBERS DON'T LIE

9:3 The number of yards averaged per play for Georgia.

18: UK ran 18 more plays than Georgia.

21: Plays from scrimmage in which Georgia gained 10 or more yards.

0: The number of Georgia punts.

0: The number of times the Kentucky defense stopped a Georgia drive without points (two ended as the clock expired to end each half).

1942: The last time Georgia scored this many points against an SEC team.

1: The number of touchdowns UK has scored in the first quarter in its last six games (13 points).

69: Points opponents have scored in the first quarter of those games.

6:15: What does it say when that is UK's most time-consuming drive of the season?

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