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Kentucky scores eight touchdowns in win over New Mexico State

Quarterback Will Levis threw for four touchdowns, 419 yards and one interception.
Kentucky wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson, right, celebrates with running back Chris Rodriguez...
Kentucky wide receiver Wan'Dale Robinson, right, celebrates with running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. after a Rodriguez touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against New Mexico State in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Clubb)(Michael Clubb | AP)
Published: Nov. 20, 2021 at 3:25 PM EST
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Kentucky closed out the final home game of the season at Kroger Field with a 56-16 win over New Mexico State.

The Aggies scored first to make it 7-0, but the Wildcats (8-3) scored three straight touchdowns to take a 21-7 lead after the first quarter. Kentucky lead 35-16 at the break and cruised from there, racking up over 700 yards of total offense.

Chris Rodriguez finished with 119 yards and a touchdown, his 13th 100-yard game of his UK career.

Quarterback Will Levis threw for four touchdowns, 419 yards and one interception. Two of those scoring plays went to senior Josh Ali. He finished with 164 receiving yards. Wan’Dale Robinson racked up 181 receiving yards, topping 1,000 for the season.

Before looking ahead to a bowl game, Kentucky will close out the season on the road at Louisville.

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