It has been a long time since the Kentucky Wildcats beat the Georgia Bulldogs in football.
The signature game of the Week 7 college football slate will be in Athens, as the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs will host the No. 11 Kentucky Wildcats.
While these two SEC East foes play each other annually, it has been a minute since the ‘Cats got the best of the Dawgs. The winner of this game will be in the driver’s seat to get to Atlanta out of the division, as well as the last undefeated team in the SEC. Though Georgia is a massive home favorite over Kentucky, when was the last time Big Blue Nation tasted sweet victory over UGA?
Let’s travel back in time to over a decade ago to won of the craziest games in the history of this rivalry series.
Kentucky football: When was the last time the Wildcats beat Georgia football?
Entering the 2021 college season, Georgia has won a staggering 11 games in a row over Kentucky. This is the longest winning streak on either side of this rivalry series. While the Dawgs hold a commanding 60-12-2 lead in this annual game, the ‘Cats had their day in front of Dawg Nation back on Nov. 22, 2009. Randall Cobb was a star at UK, while Joe Cox crumbled for UGA.
Georgia held a 20-6 lead over visiting Kentucky at half. Though the ‘Cats cut into the deficit to make it 27-20 Georgia heading into the final frame, the super senior quarterback in Athens completely unraveled down the stretch. Georgia turned the ball over three times in the fourth quarter, including two horrendous picks by Cox. This game stunned everyone at Sanford Stadium.
Kentucky improved to 7-4 on the year, while Georgia plummeted to 6-5 after their 34-27 defeat.