1980 Kentucky Wildcats Football Team
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1980 Kentucky Wildcats Football Team
1980 Kentucky Wildcats football
Kentucky Wildcats logo (1984-2005).png
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
1980 record3-8 (1-5 SEC)
Head coach
Home stadiumCommonwealth Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Southeastern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Georgia $ 6 0 0     12 0 0
No. 19 Mississippi State 5 1 0     9 3 0
No. 6 Alabama 5 1 0     10 2 0
LSU 4 2 0     7 4 0
Florida 4 2 0     8 4 0
Tennessee 3 3 0     5 6 0
Ole Miss 2 4 0     3 8 0
Kentucky 1 5 0     3 8 0
Auburn 0 6 0     5 6 0
Vanderbilt 0 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Kentucky Wildcats football team represented the University of Kentucky in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their eighth season under head coach Fran Curci, the Wildcats compiled a 3-8 record (1-5 against SEC opponents), finished in eighth place in the SEC, and were outscored by their opponents, 280 to 167.[1][2] The team played its home games in Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky.

The team's statistical leaders included Larry McCrimmon with 1,060 passing yards, Randy Brooks with 578 rushing yards, and Alan Watson with 536 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
9/6Utah StateLexington, KentuckyW 17-10
9/13 No. 4 OklahomaNorman, Oklahoma L 7-29
9/20IndianaLexington, KentuckyL 30-36
9/27Bowling GreenLexington, KentuckyW 21-20
10/3AlabamaBirmingham, AlabamaL 0-45
10/18LSULexington, KentuckyL 10-17
10/25 No. 5 GeorgiaLexington, KentuckyL 0-27
11/1TulaneNew Orleans, LouisianaL 22-24
11/8VanderbiltLexington, KentuckyW 31-10
11/15 No. 20 FloridaLexington, KentuckyL 15-17
11/22TennesseeKnoxville, TennesseeL 14-45

References

  1. ^ "1980 Kentucky Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Kentucky Football Media Guide". University of Kentucky. 2015. p. 184. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ "1980 Kentucky Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016.

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