Postgame notes from South Carolina

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  (Photo via UK Athletics) It's been a slow morning recovering from the heartbreak in Commonwealth Stadium last night. Take a look at some interesting tidbits provided by UK Athletics. ************ Team Notes -- South Carolina now leads the series 16-7-1, including 9-4 in Lexington. -- Kentucky now owns a 135-113-4 overall record at Commonwealth Stadium. -- UK blocked a punt for the first time since Danny Trevathan blocked a punt vs. Georgia on Nov. 8, 2008. -- UK owns a 39-185-5 record all-time against teams ranked in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. -- The UK defense held South Carolina to 26 total rushing yards on 19 attempts in the first half and limited the Gamecocks to 108 total yards in the first period. -- The Wildcats owned a 17-7 lead at halftime. The Gamecocks entered the game having outscored its opponents 73-19 in the first half. Individual Notes -- Freshman quarterback Jalen Whitlow completed 12-of-23 passes for 114 yards, also rushing 16 times for one touchdown. -- Junior running back Raymond Sanders notched his second rushing touchdown of the year and the fifth of his career. -- Linebacker Alvin “Bud” Dupree has made at least one big play (QB sack, tackle for loss, fumble caused, fumble recovery or pass breakup) in nine consecutive games. -- Junior defensive lineman Tristan Johnson recorded his first career sack, finishing with six tackles. -- Sophomore linebacker Miles Simpson set a new career-high with 12 tackles, eclipsing his previous career high of seven tackles vs. Kent State. -- Kicker Craig McIntosh made his third field goal of the season. He is now is 3-for-7 on the year and is 26-for-36 in his four-year career.

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2021-09-22