1964 Kentucky Wildcats football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1964 record5–5 (4–2 SEC)
Head coachCharlie Bradshaw (3rd season)
Home stadiumStoll Field/McLean Stadium
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1/1 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
#7/7 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 / Coaches' Poll

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

Season[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 19Detroit*W 13–634,000[6][7]
September 26at No. 1 Ole MissW 27–21
October 3No. 7 Auburn
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
L 20–0
October 10at Florida State*No. 5L 6–48
October 17No. 9 LSU
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
L 7–27
October 24at GeorgiaL 7–2139,000
October 31at West Virginia*L 21–26
November 7Vanderbilt
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, KY (rivalry)
W 22–21
November 14Baylor*
  • McLean Stadium
  • Lexington, KY
L 15–17
November 21at TennesseeW 12–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Team players in the 1965 NFL Draft[edit | edit source]

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

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References[edit | edit source]

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