1964 Kentucky Wildcats football team

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1964 Kentucky Wildcats football
UKentucky logo.png
Conference Southeastern Conference
1964 record 5-5 (4-2 SEC)
Head coach Charlie Bradshaw
Home stadium Stoll Field/McLean Stadium
Seasons
« 1963 1965 »
1964 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Alabama 8 0 0     10 1 0
Georgia 4 2 0     7 3 1
Florida 4 2 0     7 3 0
Kentucky 4 2 0     5 5 0
#7 LSU 4 2 1     8 2 1
Auburn 3 3 0     6 4 0
Ole Miss 2 4 1     5 5 1
Mississippi State 2 5 0     4 6 0
Vanderbilt 1 4 1     3 6 1
Tennessee 1 5 1     4 5 1
Tulane 1 4 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference during the 1964 college football season. The Wildcats scored 150 points while allowing 194 points, finishing 5-5 overall, 4-2 in the SEC.[1][2]

Season[edit]

Jim Foley and Bill Jenkins were chosen as team captains.[3]

Kentucky opened with a 13-6 win against Detroit, then upset #1 ranked Ole Miss on the road, 27-21. A 20-0 victory against #7 ranked Auburn followed.[4] A 48-6 loss at Florida State put Kentucky at 3-1, though Kentucky was ranked #5 in the AP poll.[5]

Next came a 27-7 loss to #9 LSU, followed by a 21-7 loss at Georgia and a 26-21 loss at West Virginia. Kentucky rebounded to beat Vanderbilt 22-21; a 17-15 loss to Baylor was followed by a 12-7 win at Tennessee to close the season at 5-5.

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Wildcats points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 19 Detroit Win 13 6 1-0
2 Sept. 26 at #1 Ole Miss Win 27 21 2-0
3 Oct. 3 #7 Auburn Win 20 0 3-0, #5
4 Oct. 10 at Florida State Loss 48 6 3-1
5 Oct. 17 #9 LSU Loss 27 7 3-2
6 Oct. 24 at Georgia Loss 27 7 3-3
7 Oct. 31 at West Virginia Loss 26 21 3-4
8 Nov. 7 Vanderbilt Win 22 21 4-4
9 Nov. 14 Baylor Loss 17 15 4-5
10 Nov. 21 Tennessee Win 12 7 5-5

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Team players in the 1965 NFL Draft[edit]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Jim Burt Running back 10 134 Los Angeles Rams

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1964 Kentucky Wildcats game by game results". Archived from the original on 2009-09-27. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  2. ^ 1997 Kentucky Football Media Guide, p.208
  3. ^ 1997 Kentucky Football Media Guide, p.208
  4. ^ September 28, 1964 AP poll at AP Poll Archive
  5. ^ October 5, 1964 AP poll at AP Poll Archive
  6. ^ "College Football Reference". Archived from the original on 2009-09-27. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  7. ^ 1997 Kentucky Football Media Guide, p.168
  8. ^ "1965 NFL Draft Listing | Pro-Football-Reference.com". Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2009-09-24.