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1946 Kentucky Wildcats football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1946 record7–3 (2–3 SEC)
Head coachBear Bryant (1st season)
CaptainPhil Cutchin
Home stadiumMcLean Stadium
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Georgia § 5 0 0     11 0 0
#7 Tennessee § 5 0 0     9 2 0
#8 LSU 5 1 0     9 1 1
#11 Georgia Tech 4 2 0     9 2 0
Mississippi State 3 2 0     8 2 0
Alabama 4 3 0     7 4 0
Vanderbilt 3 4 0     5 4 0
Kentucky 2 3 0     7 3 0
Tulane 2 4 0     3 7 0
Auburn 1 5 0     4 6 0
Ole Miss 1 6 0     2 7 0
Florida 0 5 0     0 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the 1946 college football season. The Wildcats' were led by head coach Bear Bryant in his first season and finished the season with a record of seven wins and three losses (7–3 overall, 2–3 in the SEC).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 21Ole MissW 20–7
September 28at Cincinnati*W 26–7
October 5Xavier*
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
W 70–0
October 11at No. 8 GeorgiaNo. 19L 13–28
October 19Vanderbilt
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, KY (Rivalry)
W 10–7
October 26at No. 11 AlabamaL 7–21
November 2Michigan State*
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
W 39–14
November 9at Marquette*W 35–0
November 16West Virginia*
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
W 13–0
November 23at No. 7 TennesseeL 0–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: 1946 Kentucky football schedule[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1946 Kentucky Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kentucky/1946-schedule.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
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