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Burden, Warford named game captains; tickets still remain for UK-U of L

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky cornerback Randall Burden and offensive guard Larry Warford have been named game captains for Kentucky’s in-state battle with Louisville on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium at 7 p.m. ET.

Game captains are usually chosen on the basis of performance in the previous game. Burden played a great game for Kentucky against Central Michigan, earning his first interception of the season, while also making five tackles. The interception was a key play in the fourth quarter that sealed the Kentucky victory. It was Burden’s fourth interception of his career.

Warford has played well for the Wildcats this season up front. The junior from Richmond, Ky., helped the Wildcats rush for 230 yards last week against Central Michigan, the most rushing yards by a UK team since totaling 341 rushing yards against Vanderbilt in 2010. Warford has played in 25 career games for UK, making 15 starts.

Burden and Warford will join permanent game captains Danny Trevathan and Stuart Hines at the pregame coin toss.

Tickets Available: Tickets are available for the Louisville at Kentucky game, priced at $75 each.

The UK Ticket Office in the Joe Craft Center will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Commonwealth Stadium ticket office, located near Gate 4, will open Saturday at 5 p.m.

Tickets also may be purchased online at ukathletics.com or TicketMaster.com.

“Cat Walk” at 4:45 p.m.: Fans wishing to participate in the “Cat Walk,” cheering the Wildcats when they enter the stadium Saturday, should gather near Gate 1 of Commonwealth Stadium by 4:45 p.m. ET.

SEC Together We Can Food Drive Begins: This year marks the fifth anniversary of the SEC Together We CAN Drive and to commemorate the occasion, student-athletes across the Southeastern Conference and right here at the University of Kentucky are trying to reach 500,000 pounds in food and donations. From Friday, Sept. 16 thru Sunday, Oct. 2, all 12 SEC schools will participate in the project that benefits local food banks and shelters.

Specifically for women’s volleyball and men’s soccer matches, any patron bringing five can goods on September 16th or September 23rd will receive free admission to the game. Additionally, anyone bringing their ticket stub from Saturday’s football game with Louisville will receive free admission at Sunday’s volleyball game against Georgia.

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