2006 Kentucky Wildcats football team

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2006 Kentucky Wildcats football
UKentucky logo.png
Music City Bowl Champions
Music City Bowl, W 28–20 vs. Clemson
Conference Southeastern Conference Eastern Division
2006 record 8–5 (4–4 SEC)
Head coach Rich Brooks
Offensive coordinator Joker Phillips
Defensive coordinator Mike Archer
Home stadium Commonwealth Stadium
(Capacity: 67,606)
Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 SEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Eastern Division
#1 Florida x   7 1         13 1  
#25 Tennessee   5 3         9 4  
Kentucky   4 4         8 5  
#23 Georgia   4 4         9 4  
South Carolina   3 5         8 5  
Vanderbilt   1 7         4 8  
Western Division
#15 Arkansas x   7 1         10 4  
#9 Auburn   6 2         11 2  
#3 LSU   6 2         11 2  
Alabama   2 6         6 7  
Ole Miss   2 6         4 8  
Mississippi State   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Florida 38, Arkansas 28
† – BCS representative as champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Alabama had all victories vacated by the NCAA in 2010. As such, the official record for Alabama is 0–7 (0–6).
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They participated as members of the Southeastern Conference in the Eastern Division. They played their home games at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. The team was coached by Rich Brooks.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 8:00 PM at #13 Louisville* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY (Battle for the Governor's Cup) ESPN L 28–59   42,597
September 9 6:00 PM Texas State* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY W 41–7   57,136
September 16 6:00 PM Ole Miss Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, KY PPV W 31–14   60,338
September 23 7:45 PM at #5 Florida Ben Hill Griffin StadiumGainesville, FL ESPN L 7–26   90,292
September 30 6:00 PM Central Michigan* Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, KY W 45–36   54,566
October 7 7:00 PM South Carolina Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, KY ESPN2 L 17–24   61,449
October 14 8:00 PM at #14 LSU Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, LA PPV L 0–49   92,148
October 28 2:30 PM at Mississippi State Davis Wade StadiumStarkville, MS W 34–31   37,834
November 4 1:00 PM Georgiadagger Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, KY W 24–20   62,120
November 11 1:00 PM Vanderbilt Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, KY W 38–26   52,235
November 18 1:00 PM Louisiana–Monroe* Commonwealth Stadium • Lexington, KY W 42–40   53,463
November 25 12:30 PM at #19 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN (Battle for the Barrel) LFS L 12–17   104,382
December 29 1:00 PM vs. Clemson* The ColiseumNashville, TN (Music City Bowl) ESPN W 28–20   68,024
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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