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Cats defense ranked nationally

By: Steve Moss
By: Steve Moss

The NCAA has released its weekly statistics and UK's defensive efforts have led to some eye-catching numbers.

The NCAA has released its weekly statistics and UK's defensive efforts have led to some eye-catching numbers.

Here are a few of the stats in which the Wildcats are nationally-ranked:

  • 12th nationally, allowing only 65 rushing yards per game.
  • 19th nationally, yielding just over 124 yards passing per game.
  • 7th nationally with 4 interceptions.
  • 3rd nationally in pass efficiency defense (62.58 rating).
  • 10th nationally in total defense (184.5 yards per game).
  • 12th nationally in 3rd down conversion defense (20.7 percent).
  • 12th nationally in first downs defense (12 per game).
  • 7th nationally in kickoff return yardage (14.33 yards per game).
  • Trevard Lindley is tied for 5th nationally with an interception in each of UK's games
  • Johnny Williams is tied for 16th nationally with 2 sacks.

Those are the highlights... Stay tuned.

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