Kentucky-Tennessee Postgame Notes
KENTUCKY POSTGAME NOTES
KENTUCKY AT TENNESSEE
NEYLAND STADIUM – KNOXVILLE, TENN.
OCT. 29, 2022
FINAL SCORE: No. 3/3 Tennessee 44, No. 19/17 Kentucky 6
Team Records and Series Information
- Kentucky is 5-3 overall and 2-3 in the Southeastern Conference, while Tennessee is 8-0, 4-0 in the league.
- Tennessee leads the series, 83-26-9, and has won one in a row.
- Tennessee leads in games played in Knoxville, 44-11-6.
- This was the first time UK and UT played when both teams were ranked since 1951.
- This was the 118th meeting, third-most played rivalry in the SEC.
- Next for Kentucky: The Wildcats are at Missouri on Saturday, Nov. 5. The game time is noon ET (11 a.m. CT in Columbia) and it will be televised on the SEC Network.
- Quarterback Will Levis completed 16 of his 27 passes, for 98 yards and three interceptions.
- Levis now has 4,552 passing yards in his Kentucky career, jumping to seventh in program history.
- He needs just 547 more to move into sixth.
- Running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. rushed 15 times for 64 yards and a touchdown.
- He scored a touchdown rushing on a three-yard sprint into the endzone for Kentucky’s first score of the game.
- It was the 30th rushing touchdown of his career.
- He has scored Kentucky’s last three touchdowns.
- Freshmen wide receivers Barion Brown and Dane Key each extended their streak of catching a pass in each game of their collegiate careers.
- Tight end Jordan Dingle had career highs with four catches for 44 yards.
- He caught a season-long 24-yard pass for a first down on Kentucky’s first touchdown drive of the game.
- He has a reception in every game this season.
- Sophomore Tre’vonn Rybka had his first career sack in the game against Tennessee, combining for four total tackles.
- Sophomore linebacker D’Eryk Jackson led the Wildcats with a career-high 14 tackles, including four solo stops.
- Defensive back Jordan Lovett had a career-high eight total tackles, second-most on the team in the game.
- Linebacker DeAndre Square needs one more tackle to reach the 300-tackle club after combining for three total tackles before departing tonight’s game.
- Game captains: Offensive lineman Kenneth Horsey, quarterback Will Levis, running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. and linebacker DeAndre Square.