Gary Pinkel must rally his team to regroup in time for their game with South Carolina (photo/Mizzou Athletics)

Gary Pinkel must rally his team to regroup in time for their game with South Carolina (photo/Mizzou Athletics)


•      QB Maty Mauk completed 15 of 30 passes for 180 yards with a TD. He has eight TD passes with no interceptions in three career games against Kentucky. Mauk also rushed for 49 yards on 11 carries (4.5 avg.).

•      WR J’Mon Moore notched his second career TD reception on a 17-pass from Mauk in the first quarter to open up the scoring.

•      WR Wesley Leftwich set career-highs with three receptions for 44 yards (14.7 avg.) in the first half.

•      RB Ish Witter was the team’s leading rusher with 50 yards on 11 carries (4.5 avg.).

•      RB Tyler Hunt caught two passes for 37 yards (18.5 avg.) to increase his season total to four catches for 166 yards, good for an average of 41.5 yards per reception.


•      LB Kentrell Brothers recorded 10 tackles (two solo). He has reached double digits in each game this season and now has 52 stops for the year, good for an average of 13 tackles per game.

•      LB Donavin Newsom set a career-high with seven tackles (six solo), 2.0 tackles for loss (-13 yards) and his first career sack (-9 yards) to stall a third quarter drive.

•      DE Charles Harris added to his nation-leading tackle for loss total. He now has 10 TFLs (-34 yards) on the season.

•      DE Walter Brady recorded his third sack (-2 yards) over the last two games.

•      CB Aarion Penton forced his second career forced fumble in the second quarter. Penton finished with five tackles (three solo) and a pass breakup.

•      CB Logan Cheadle set a career-high with three tackles (one solo) in the first half to set a new career-best in stops for the second straight week.

•      DT Terry Beckner, Jr. became the first Tiger true freshman to start at defensive tackle during the Gary Pinkel era (2001-present).


•      PK Andrew Baggett was responsible for seven points in the contest. He is now 44 points shy of breaking the school record for career points.

•      P Corey Fatony averaged 40.7 yards on six punts and placed five inside the Kentucky 20-yard line, including punts downed at the 2-, 4- and 7-yard lines.