A Look at Wildcat Bowl Possibilities

With their sixth victory already in the books, Kentucky is now likely playing for bowl positioning. KSR gives a quick rundown of the Wildcats' possible bowl destinations.

With their sixth victory already in the books, Kentucky is now likely playing for bowl positioning. KSR gives a quick rundown of the Wildcats' possible bowl destinations.

Should the Wildcats fall to both Georgia this weekend and Tennessee the following weekend, it is likely they will wind up playing in one of the following bowl games:

The PapaJohns.com Bowl - Birmingham, AL - Legion Field
Capacity:71,594
Date: Saturday, January 2nd, 2010
Payout:$300,000
Opponent: Big East At-Large

The Independence Bowl - Shreveport, LA - Independence Stadium
Capacity:53,000
Date: Monday, December 28th, 2009
Payout:$1,100,000
Opponent: Big 12 At-Large

If the Wildcats split their final two games of the season and finish at 7-5, then one of the following bowls is a likely destination.

The Liberty Bowl - Memphis, TN - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
Capacity:62,380
Date: Monday, January 2nd, 2010
Payout:$1,700,000
Opponent: Conference USA At-Large

The Music City Bowl - Nashville, TN - L.P. Field
Capacity:68,798
Date: Monday, December 21th, 2009
Payout:$1,700,000
Opponent: ACC At-Large

An undefeated end to the season over the last two games would lead to more prestigious bowls for the Wildcats. These would be the two likely destination possibilities.

The Chick-fil-A Bowl - Atlanta, GA - Georgia Dome
Capacity:71,228
Date: Thursday, December 31st, 2009
Payout:$2,400,000
Opponent: ACC At-Large

The Outback Bowl - Tampa, FL - Raymond James Stadium
Capacity:65,857
Date: Friday, January 1st, 2010
Payout:$3,300,000
Opponent: Big Ten At-Large

Stay tuned to the Cats' next two games and the weeks there after to find out which bowl the Wildcats will participate in.


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