Cobb on team's mental toughness

Randall Cobb says he's not worried about the mental toughness of his Kentucky teammates even though the Wildcats have lost three straight Southeastern Conference games and now host No. 10 South Carolina Saturday.

Randall Cobb says he's not worried about the mental toughness of his Kentucky teammates even though the Wildcats have lost three straight Southeastern Conference games and now host No. 10 South Carolina Saturday.

"It is hard to lose, but I don't question that because I have faith in my teammates. I will never question what is going on with them in that regard," said Cobb. "I think their mentality is just like mine. I have been out there when we had to run 24 gassers and we didn't think we were going to make 10. We have been out there and fought together. I know how strong the mentality of my team is. I will not worry about that."

Cobb says he feeds off "negativity" and has been hearing plenty the last three weeks.

"I have been in overdrive for two or three weeks now," he laughed and said.

So what about UK not beating South Carolina since 1999 or never having beaten coach Steve Spurrier at Florida or South Carolina?

"I think people would see the program differently if we do end some streaks. That's something we want to do. It comes down to going out and playing and finding a way to win," Cobb said.

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