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1985 Kentucky Wildcats football
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1985 record5–6 (1–5 SEC)
Head coachJerry Claiborne (4th season)
Home stadiumCommonwealth Stadium
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →
1985 SEC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4/4 Tennessee 5 1 0     9 1 2
#5/NR Florida 5 1 0     9 1 1
#13/14 Alabama 4 1 1     9 2 1
#20/20 LSU 4 1 1     9 2 1
Georgia 3 2 1     7 3 2
Auburn 3 3 0     8 4 0
Ole Miss 2 4 0     4 6 1
Vanderbilt 1 4 1     3 7 1
Kentucky 1 5 0     5 6 0
Mississippi State 0 6 0     5 6 0
† – Conference champion
  • Florida ineligible for SEC championship due to NCAA probation.
    Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1985 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fourth season under head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Wildcats compiled a 5–6 record (1–5 against SEC opponents), finished in ninth place in the SEC, and were outscored by their opponents, 211 to 194.[1][2] The team played its home games in Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.

The team's statistical leaders included Bill Ransdell with 1,744 passing yards, Marc Logan with 715 rushing yards, and Cornell Burbage with 418 receiving yards.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1985 Kentucky Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kentucky/1985-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. "1985 Kentucky Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kentucky/1985.html. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
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