|1987 Kentucky Wildcats football|
|1987 record||5–6 (1–5 SEC)|
|Head coach||Jerry Claiborne (6th season)|
|Home stadium||Commonwealth Stadium|
|1987 SEC football standings|
|#7/7 Auburn †||5||–||0||–||1||9||–||1||–||2|
|Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches Poll|
The 1987 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their sixth season under head coach Jerry Claiborne, the Wildcats compiled a 5–6 record (1–5 against SEC opponents), finished in a tie for seventh place in the SEC, and outscored their opponents, 258 to 187. The team played its home games in Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.
- "1987 Kentucky Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kentucky/1987-schedule.html. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
- "Kentucky Football Media Guide". University of Kentucky. 2015. p. 184. http://www.ukathletics.com/page/2015-football-media-guide. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
- "1987 Kentucky Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kentucky/1987.html. Retrieved August 23, 2016.
|This College football 1980s season article is a stub. You can help The American Football Database by expanding it.|
|25px||This article about a sports team in Kentucky is a stub. You can help The American Football Database by expanding it.|