The Wildcats made it a game early, however. The Wildcats led the Gators (4-0, 2-0) 7-6 with less than two minutes to play in the first half. Florida then drove 78-yards for a score that gave them the lead for good.
The Wildcats (2-2, 1-1) moved the ball well in the first half against Florida's defense. The Cats advanced into Florida territory on their first five possessions but managed only a single touchdown, a 1-yard pass from Andre' Woodson to Maurice Grinter with 1:59 remaining.
Kentucky returns to action next week against Central Michigan in Commonwealth Stadium. The Chippewas are 2-2 after beating Eastern Michigan today, 24-17 in overtime. Quarterback Brian Brunner completed 20-29 passes for 214 yards. Receiver Bryan Anderson caught eight passes for 125 yards.