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Only 1 more day to UK Football

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Published: Aug. 13, 2016 at 11:13 AM EDT
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is the number for…

Ryan Timmons, Champ Kelly, Mike Deaton, Will Fidler, the Jones brothers (Harry 1a, Larry 1b)...

Number one is the national ranking Kentucky earned, retro-actively, in the Sagarin ratings for its 1950 team – winner of a “mythical” national championship…

UK has had one Outland Trophy winner – DT Bob Gain. Kentucky was the first SEC team ever to produce an Outland winner…

Overall number one was the NFL Draft slot for QB Tim Couch, chosen by the Cleveland Browns with the top pick in 1999…

Kentucky was the first SEC team to play intercollegiate football…

UK was the first SEC team to sign an African-American football player, Nat Northington…

The Wildcats were the first SEC team with an African-American captain, LB Wilbur Hackett (1969)…

Kentucky was the first SEC team to win the College Football Association Academic Achievement award for highest graduation rate in D-1 football, in 1989...

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