Kentucky Football defeated Murray State Saturday in Lexington 48-10 to improve to 3-0 on the season. UK QB Terry Wilson threw for 163 yards and rushed for 80 more and a score to help lead the CATS. UK used a balanced offense to defeat the Racers, amassing 528 yards of offense, including 285 on the ground. Wilson targeted nine different receivers, mainly Lynn Bowden, Jr., who caught eight passes for 89 yards. Wilson and backup Gunnar Hoak threw for 240 yards and one touchdown. UK RB Benny Snell, Jr. collected 75 yards on 15 carries and added a score. In limited action in the second half, Snell had just four carries as A.J. Rose and Sihiem King collected a bulk of the carries in the second half. In a surprise trick play, Snell completed a shovel pass to Wilson, who then handed the ball off to Zy’Aire Hughes for a 49-yard score to end the third quarter. Snell’s block downfield created a wide-open path to the end zone for Hughes in his first career touchdown. Kentucky now shifts their focus to their next opponent, the Mississippi State Bulldogs. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
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