Middle Tennessee replaces Akron on UK schedule

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky has a change on its 2008 football schedule as the Wildcats will play host to Middle Tennessee State University on Sept. 13.

Middle Tennessee replaces Akron on the UK schedule. Middle Tennessee had a 5-7 record during the 2007 season, including a 4-3 mark in the Sun Belt Conference. This will be the second meeting between the schools. On Sept. 21, 2002, Jared Lorenzen threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns while Artose Pinner rushed for 163 yards and three TDs as the Wildcats defeated the Blue Raiders, 44-22.

Kentucky has one more game to add on its 2008 schedule. Here is the schedule at this time:

TBA at Louisville

Sept. 6 Norfolk State

Sept. 13 Middle Tennessee

Sept. 20 open

Sept. 27 open

Oct. 4 at Alabama

Oct. 11 South Carolina

Oct. 18 Arkansas

Oct. 25 at Florida

Nov. 1 at Mississippi State

Nov. 8 Georgia

Nov. 15 Vanderbilt

Nov. 22 open

Nov. 29 at Tennessee