The Kentucky Wildcats are known for their basketball, but the football team has had success in their history including a national championship in 1950. The Wildcats had a run in the mid-2000s of making five consecutive bowl games, but they have not participated in bowl season since 2010. Overall, Kentucky has made more than 14 bowl games and have won over five. Despite missing bowl games in the last few season, Kentucky has a proud football following and has produced some tough teams in those seasons.
Kentucky has had a few memorable bowl victories over the years including their win against the Oklahoma Sooners in the 1951 Sugar Bowl. The win gave the Wildcats their first and only national championship title in program history and their only time they finished a season with double digit wins. Another memorable bowl victory occurred in the 1977 Peach Bowl against North Carolina. The game marked Kentucky's biggest margin of victory in their bowl history, a game in which the Wildcats also held the Tar Heels scoreless.
Kentucky Wildcats fans are very loyal and love to travel to see their favorite team play. Whether it be the Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tennessee or the Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tennessee in front of 70,000, Kentucky fans will be in attendance. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Kentucky Wildcats Bowl Game tickets.
Kentucky Wildcats Recent Bowl Game History
On January 8, 2011, Kentucky squared off against the Pittsburgh Panthers in the BBVA Compass Bowl as both teams were trying to finish their season on a high note after an overall disappointing year. The Wildcats took a quick 3-0 lead against the Panthers, but would end up losing the game 27-10.