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1978 Kentucky Wildcats football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1978 record4–6–1 (2–4 SEC)
Head coachFran Curci (6th season)
Home stadiumCommonwealth Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 Alabama 6 0 0     11 1 0
#16 Georgia 5 0 1     9 2 1
Auburn 3 2 1     6 4 1
LSU 3 3 0     8 4 0
Tennessee 3 3 0     5 5 1
Florida 3 3 0     4 7 0
Mississippi State 2 4 0     6 5 0
Ole Miss 2 4 0     5 6 0
Kentucky 2 4 0     4 6 1
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their sixth season under head coach Fran Curci, the Wildcats compiled a 4–6–1 record (2–4 against SEC opponents), finished in a tie for seventh place in the SEC, and outscored their opponents, 193 to 189.[1][2] The team played its home games in Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.

The team's statistical leaders included Larry McCrimmon with 752 passing yards, Fred Williams with 313 rushing yards, and Felix Wilson with 727 receiving yards.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1978 Kentucky Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kentucky/1978-schedule.html. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  2. "Kentucky Football Media Guide". University of Kentucky. 2015. p. 184. http://www.ukathletics.com/page/2015-football-media-guide. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
  3. "1978 Kentucky Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kentucky/1978.html. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
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