Kentucky's offense looking to carry momentum forward to Missouri

10/26/2016 08:00 PM

Kentucky’s offense has finally found their identity running the ball. The Wildcats are averaging nearly 200 rushing yards per game, thanks in large part to the emergence of freshman running back Benny Snell.

Snell, who is coming off of his second 100-yard game this season, was named SEC freshman of the week on Monday and will look to have another big game against the Missouri Tigers, who are 2-5 and are in last place in the SEC East.

Kentucky’s offense as a whole is hoping to exploit a Tiger defense that is giving up 29.7 points per game and will be without their leading tackler, Michael Scherer, who suffered an ACL injury.

We discussed the offense’s potential as they head into a crucial match-up against the Tigers.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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