Kentucky loses WRs Alexander Montgomery and Ryan Timmons

Oct 5, 2013; Columbia, SC, USA; Kentucky Wildcats running back Ryan Timmons (1) makes a big gain against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the second half at Williams-Brice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 5, 2013; Columbia, SC, USA; Kentucky Wildcats running back Ryan Timmons (1) makes a big gain against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the second half at Williams-Brice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

Winning games in the SEC is hard enough for the Kentucky Wildcats.

Now they’ll have to try to take down the 10th-ranked Missouri Tigers without two of their three leading wide receivers.

Freshman Alexander Montgomery tore his ACL in a 48-14 victory over the Alabama State Hornets Saturday, head coach Mark Stoops announced on Monday. The 6’2, 210 lb. Weston, Florida native injured his knee while jumping into the air for a chest bump while celebrating a touchdown.

On the season, Robinson has 16 receptions for 137 yards and two touchdowns.

The Wildcats will also be without freshman wide receiver/running back Ryan Timmons. Timmons sprained his ankle in the victory over the Hornets and won’t go Saturday.

Timmons, a 5’10, 185 lb. Frankfort, Kentucky native has been a versatile weapon for the Wildcats’ offense. He’s rushed for 89 yards on 11 carries and has 295 yards and two touchdowns on 27 catches.

For a team that struggles on offense like the Wildcats, these are huge losses.

The Wildcats and Tigers will kickoff from Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky at noon EST Saturday.

Topics: Alexander Montgomery, Kentucky Wildcats, Mark Stoops, Ryan Timmons

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