Last game vs. Georgia: 45-13 loss
Series Record: Georgia leads 47-10-2
Most memorable Georgia win: 1978 – Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! Rex Robinson kicks a game-winning field goal as the Dawgs pull a tough win out in Lexington at night.
Most painful Georgia loss: 1988 – In Vince Dooley's final season, Georgia is upset and taken out of the SEC race after a difficult loss to the Cats. Had Georgia won the game Dooley would have retired with a share of the SEC crown. Starters returning: 16
Best player: Rafael Little
Biggest Weakness: You name it
2006's big questions: Can Kentucky stay out of the SEC cellar? How many more years can Rich Brooks get away with winning three games without being dismissed?
Inside the numbers vs. Georgia (as seen in the upcoming Dawg Post 2006 Season Preview):
Inside the numbers:
That's how many all-purpose yards Rafael Little had against Georgia – his worst performance all of last year. Little had only 29 yards rushing. Another interesting fact is that Kentucky has been the underdog for the two teams' last 28 matchups; 2006 should move that number to 29.
SEC Media Day's quote to note:
"He was our team last year, and I hope he's not our team this year. There were times I looked out in the open field, and said 'wow' when he did something." – Kentucky Head Coach Rich Brooks on his best player Rafael Little.
"I hope our run defense will come out of the Dark Ages and places somewhere better than 117th in the country." – Brooks on his defense's inability to stop the run last year.
"There are a lot of good players in Georgia, and Georgia and Georgia Tech can not get them all." - Brooks on high school talent in South Carolina and Georgia.
Legge's projected SEC finish: 5th SEC East
Legge's All-SEC Wildcats: RS Rafael Little and TE Jacob Tamme